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    Video: Constitution Day

    Tomorrow is Constitution Day, a day created to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. The above video from Heritage is designed to remind people what tomorrow means and why it’s important. You can read more from former Attorney General Ed Meese here. Consider this an Open Thread.

    Incontrovertible – I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

    In the latest blow to “consensus”, Dr. Ivar Giaever, a Nobel Laureate, has resigned from the American Physical Society over the group’s position on global warming. His resignation letter minces no words: Thank you for your letter inquiring about my membership. I did not renew it because I can not live with the statement below: “Emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are changing the | Read More »

    Taxing The Poor

    Democrats. You just can’t make them up. Nor would you want to. They are the great nannies of America, that last line of defense, standing between us and the unrelenting scourges of salt, toys, crosses, and liberty. Taxers of the rich, defenders of the poor! And taxers of the poor. Wait, wha …? Yes, once again, the nanny-staters have come up against the law of | Read More »

    Open Thread: Attack Waaaatch!!

    h/t @diggrbiii Yesterday on Twitter, the President’s twitter feed promoted the new Obama For America website AttackWatch.com. The above video is a hilarious send-up of the already absurd and redundant snitch site. If you want to have more fun, report yourself guilty on Twitter using the hashtag #AttackWatch. OPEN THREAD

    A Quick Correction, Bob Beckel

    This clip is from last Friday’s “The Five” on Fox, courtesy of The Right Scoop. . In the above clip, Beckel refers to the notion that wind power is intermittent and requires fossil fuel backup as being “hooey.” Hooey, Bob? Not so much. Even wind power advocates acknowledge that indeed, the power is intermittent, and requires fossil fuel backup. For example, an article titled “Wind | Read More »

    The RedState Gathering on iTunes

    Ladies and Gentlemen, if you missed RedState’s historic 3rd Gathering, you don’t have to miss out on the speeches that were given. You can find all of them on iTunes right here. Alternately, you can click through for the embedded/downloadable audio, including Rick Perry’s big announcement.

    Obama is a Big Black Cloud, says Ed Schultz

    The below video from Breitbart.tv (h/t Larry O’Connor) shows one of the most blatant, race-baiting moments in recent memory. But not from the person MSNBC wants you to think it came from. “That big black cloud that hangs over America, that debt that is so monstrous.” – Rick Perry “That black cloud Perry is talking about is President Barack Obama.” – Ed Schultz No Ed, | Read More »

    RS Gathering: Book Now!

    If you have not booked your room for the RedState Gathering, do it now. We are running out of rooms fast and in a few days there will be none left at the venue hotels. The Third Annual RedState Gathering is coming up very soon – and we’d like to invite you to attend. With the race for the GOP presidential nomination shifting into high | Read More »

    Photoshop Contest: One Does Not Simply Mock Into Mordor

    As you may be aware, Senator John McCain, reading from a Wall Street Journal editorial on the Senate floor Wednesday, invoked Tolkien, quoting the passage here: The idea seems to be if the House GOP refuses to raise the debt ceiling, a default crisis or gradual government shutdown will ensue and the public will turn en masse against Barack Obama. The Republican House that failed | Read More »

    Book Your Hotel Before It’s Too Late!

    The Third Annual RedState Gathering is coming up very soon — and we’d like to invite you to attend. With the race for the GOP presidential nomination shifting into high gear, this much-anticipated annual gathering promises to be the best one yet. It will be held on August 12-14 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina — and will feature as its keynote speaker | Read More »

    Book Your Rooms For The Gathering

    The Third Annual RedState Gathering is coming up very soon — and we’d like to invite you to attend. With the race for the GOP presidential nomination shifting into high gear, this much-anticipated annual gathering promises to be the best one yet. It will be held on August 12-14 at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina — and will feature as its keynote speaker | Read More »

    Video: “We know tyranny when we smell it.”

    New Reason.TV video: “D.C. Taxi Heist: How a new law would screw drivers and riders.” (Mild NSFW language warning) From the description at YouTube: Washington, D.C. is considering a bill that would require every cab driver in the city to own a special permit called a medallion. The total number of medallions would be capped at 4,000, which would reduce the current number of | Read More »

    Video: “Why The Left’s Global Warming Agenda Is Flat Out Wrong”

    Roy W. Spencer, former NASA climatologist and climate expert, explains why the leftist warming agenda would still be wrong, even if their science were right. A very interesting video. Consider this an OPEN THREAD.

    DCCC Pitch Fudging Numbers?

    This morning, a reader emails us the below fundraising email from the DCCC with the note: “The DCCC is lying to their donors.” Friend, I was just looking over our files and I see you haven’t renewed your Democratic membership this cycle. With the Federal Election Commission (FEC) deadline just days away, there has never been a more critical time to show your support for | Read More »

    Political Wire’s “Correction of the Day”

    Via Political Wire: “Over the last 15 months we’ve created over 2.1 million private sector jobs. (Laughter.)” — President Obama, in an official transcript of a fundraising speech this week. The transcript was later corrected by replacing “Laughter” with “Applause”. Dude. I am “applauding” so hard right now that I snorted a little.