RedState Weekly Briefing – June 22, 2014
Welcome to the RedState Weekly briefing for June 22, 2014. This week we will discuss embattled Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, the Mississippi Senate primary, the ISIS advance to Baghdad, the IRS scandal and more. Join me and Thomas LaDuke from FTR radio as we discuss the issues of the week.
Hi Gov. Hickenlooper, It’s Wednesday, Let’s Talk About Magazine Capacity Bans
As I noted last night, the Denver CBS Affiliate, News 4, ran a story which went into Governor John Hickenlooper’s apology to the Colorado Sheriffs. It was not a good night for the embattled Governor. You can check out the News 4 segment by Shaun Boyd, along with the entire video of the meeting at the News 4 site. The fact that this has broken | Read More »
VIDEO: Embattled, and Exasperated, Gov. Hickenlooper to Colorado Sheriffs: WTF!!
I told you more was coming… I already talked about Hickenlooper’s “half ass” apology to the sheriffs, along with his blatant lies, but this takes the cake. For those without video, or who have small children in the room, what is heard in the video is Governor Hickenlooper apologizing to the sheriffs for not knowing that the sheriffs tried to meet with him while these | Read More »
Governor Hickenlooper & Half Ass Apologies
As I said on twitter this weekend, Governor Hickenlooper is going to have a bad week. It all started last Friday when news broke that the Governor apologized to a group of Colorado sheriffs for the gun control bills he supported and signed into law. Then we found out that Governor Hickenlooper lied to the sheriffs with regard to whether or not he had spoken | Read More »
Rep. Lamborn Campaigns on Military and Veterans, But Skips Committee Meetings
Voting in the Republican primary for the Colorado’s 5th Congressional District has already begun, and after a late start, Rep. Doug Lamborn is up on the air attacking his opponent rather than telling us all the great things he has done for the 5th District. It doesn’t surprise me that Lamborn has decided his only chance at winning this primary is to drag his opponent | Read More »
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is Lying.
As posted on Friday evening by Moe Lane, and picked up today by Jazz Shaw over at HotAir, embattled Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is having some buyer’s remorse on the gun control legislation he and his party foisted upon the people of Colorado. These laws resulted in the historic recall elections last year that ousted the sitting Senate President and an up an coming female Democrat from the liberal stronghold of Pueblo, as well as a resignation from State Senator Evie Hudak.
Governor Hickenlooper is up for reelection this year and has largely lost the thin veneer of a moderate democrat, which, along with a meltdown in the GOP, led to his victory in 2010.
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RedState Weekly Briefing: Live!!
Join Caleb Howe, Joe Cunningham, Thomas LaDuke, and myself now for a live round up of the weeks events. If you miss out on the live event, come back later to watch or to listen to the FTR podcast that will be linked below. Enjoy!
I’d Guess That Mark Udall’s Internal Polling is Troubling
News broke yesterday that President Obama will be coming to Colorado to campaign with Senator Mark Udall. The campaign for the U.S. Senate seat in Colorado is in full swing with Cory Gardner having cleared the field before the primary later this month.Both candidates have been trading barbs for a month or so now, and Gardner has been landing consistent blows which seem to have | Read More »
Top 10 Reasons Worcester High Grads of 2014 Will Remember President Obama Was Their Commencement Speaker
This last Wednesday our President, Barack Obama, was the commencement speaker for the Worcester Tech High School graduation. As always, this President really rose to the occasion. He ventured down a path most are too frightened to travel.
The first Hipster President took it upon himself to shake off the pomp and circumstance that comes with not only a high school graduation, but a visit from the President of the United States.
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Gun Owners of America Backs Rayburn Over Lamborn in Colorado’s CD-5
While everyone was focused on the shocking election results in VA-07, an email hit my inbox that could lead to another comfortable conservative being unseated in a Republican primary.
This time in Colorado.
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Stop the Feast, Bowe Bergdahl is No Prodigal Son
[T]he father said to his servants, ‘Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ So they began to celebrate. Luke 15:22-24
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Konni Burton and the Texas GOP Convention
In addition to sitting down with Gov. Perry and Rep. Scott Turner, I was also graced with the opportunity to interview a State Senate candidate named Konni Burton. Konni has been a grassroots activist for years and now is running to take the Senate seat held by Wendy Davis.
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Rep. Scott Turner and the Texas GOP Convention.
Texas State Representative Scott Turner, of House District 33, who is running to become the Texas Speaker of the House, sat down with me for a short interview today. Rep. Turner laid out his vision of leadership for the Texas legislature, something Turner refers to often as servant leadership. As we spoke, it was clear that Turner has a passion for the state of Texas | Read More »
Bob Beauprez and Republicans Who Want to Win
*Image Courtesy of Shutterstock* Earlier this week a new group launched to support Bob Beauprez’s run for Governor. Recent internal polling by the Beauprez’s campaign shows the former congressman in a tight battle with one of his four primary opponents, former Congressman Tom Tancredo. Republicans Who Want To Win has formed as a 527 group to support the Beauprez and launched a very well done | Read More »
Governor Rick Perry and the Texas GOP Convention
I had the opportunity to sit down with Governor Rick Perry before his speech today at the Texas GOP Convention in Ft. Worth, Texas. We talked a bit about his time being governor, the the successes of Texas, the Democrat attempts to make Texas a battleground, open carry, and his intentions for 2016.
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