In 2008, a controversy surfaced around President Obama, one that the mainstream press did everything in their power to ignore, suppress, and generally pretend was much ado about nothing. Who can forget Reverend Wright? He was Barack Obama’s bombastic and offensive preacher, who used anti-Semitic and inflammatory rhetoric on a regular basis from the pulpit where our President heard his weekly sermons. Well it seems | Read More »
The above video, released tonight by The Heritage Foundation, shows two different faces of Barack Obama when it comes to executive branch. In 2008, then-candidate Obama said that America’s “biggest problems” had to do with George Bush “trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch.”
Internet gambling has been a contentious issue ever since there has been an internet. Recently, the Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection leaned into it full tilt week, with an ad buy of about $250,000 in print and online ads against a federal ban on online gambling.
Four and a half years after the 2008 financial crisis, there’s still a lot of talk in policy circles about what to do about banks, bailouts, bad lending practices, booming consumer debt, foreclosures and on and on. Getting into the weeds on most of this stuff requires an expert and sometimes a sherpa to guide you through the nitty gritty details, but in general we | Read More »
Heritage’s The Foundry blog sent Steve Weyrich and Jackie Anderson to the annual March For Life in Washington, DC yesterday. The video report has some great footage of the march and some really excellent interviews. A truly fascinating and inspiring look at the people who braved the snow and cold to speak for life on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. You can read | Read More »
Common Core is an ongoing disaster foisted upon American schools and messing with our kids futures. As an Arkansas mom pointed out recently, we’re forcing our kids to bypass real, efficient problem-solving in favor of .. well, nonsense. There is a perception, at least in the fever-swamps of the internet that I lovingly call home, that this is an issue that naturally breaks down along | Read More »
“My preference is for peace and diplomacy, and this is one of the reasons why I’ve sent a message to Congress that now is not the time for us to impose new sanctions; now is the time for us to allow the diplomats and technical experts to do their work. We will be able to monitor and verify whether or not the interim agreement is being followed through on, and if it is not, we’ll be in a strong position to respond. But what we want to do is give diplomacy a chance and give peace a chance.”
Last night, Redstate’s own Erick Erickson appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor and discussed whether or not Robert Gates’ explosive new book is a betrayal of President Obama and/or is damaging to this country.
Kurtz refers to the contents of the book as a betrayal, and suggests that this type of memoir hampers the ability of the President to do his job. O’Reilly asks if it is not patriotic to let the American people know exactly how the President is dealing with vital issues. …
Today is Tuesday, January 7th, ever hereafter to be known as the coldest thing that ever happened to cable news and proof everlasting of the truth of global warming, because weather is absolutely the same things as climate. This is as opposed to yesterday, Monday January 6th, when relating the news of the cold weather to the theory of global warming was a thought crime worthy of the highest order.
On Thursday of this week, Glenn Greenwald appeared on MSNBC to discuss Edward Snowden. Partway through the interview, host Kristen Welker asked Greenwald a question using the lifeblood phrase of cable news provocation: “critics say.” She wanted to know what Greenwald thought about accusations that he was a mouthpiece for Snowden.
Today we found out that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene is the new man at the helm of government Titanic Healthcare. gov. And that’s just part of the picture. The president is meeting with all kinds of tech giants, including Apple, Google, and AT&T, trying to figure out some way, any way, to right the ship. We’ve had fun with Obamacare photoshops here at RedState | Read More »