Georgia Congressman Claims He Didn’t Know Much About Planned Parenthood Before Voting to Give Them Money
The other day I noted that Congressman Nathan Deal, back in 1993, voted to explicitly fund abortions via Planned Parenthood. I was wrong. The vote was to implicitly allow Planned Parenthood to fund abortions.As Congressman Deal explained Monday night: Politicians who vote to give your money to abortion providers can spin it anyway they like, but taxpayer dollars for one service frees up money elsewhere | Read More »
Did the Federal Government Cause the BP Oil Spill?
Step back for a minute. It is a “known fact” that BP’s actions and handling of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.It is an actual fact that the oil spill did not start until after the oil platform sunk.There is a growing body of evidence that the Coast Guard and fire team handling the blaze on | Read More »
Join Sarah Palin & RedState: Support Karen Handel
Sarah Palin and RedState have joined together to endorse Karen Handel for Governor of Georgia.Karen is in a nasty runoff fight with a man who has been both a Democrat and a Republican in Washington for twenty years.Today word comes that Karen’s runoff opponent, former Congressman Nathan Deal, is under a federal investigation for his attempts to force the State of Georgia to keep business | Read More »
Federal Grand Jury Is Investigating Former Congressman Nathan Deal
Nathan Deal and Karen Handel are locked in a nasty runoff fight for Governor in Georgia. Today comes word from the Atlanta Journal that a federal grand jury is investigating Nathan Deal. It doesn’t sound good. The AJC reported in August 2009 that Deal personally intervened with [Georgia Revenue Commissioner Bart] Graham and other state leaders to protect an obscure state program that earned his | Read More »
Being a liberal means never having to say you’re sorry [Updated with a note from Ezra]
Back in 2005, when the GOP kept getting frustrated by Democrat filibusters, the GOP came up with what they called the “constitutional option” to end the filibuster. Democrats and the media referred to it as the “nuclear option.” Well, fast forward to today and lefty Ezra Klein is all in favor of the constitutional option.*
Morning Briefing for July 28, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For July 28, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. How to Kill an Industry, or: Hello $8 Gas! 2. Charlie Rangel will not resign… 3. Kerry’s tax avoiding: right idea, wrong reason. 4. Schadenfreude Hour: Mississippi Democrats Implode
Schadenfreude Hour: Mississippi Democrats Implode
My friend Kingfish brings word of the implosion of the Mississippi Democratic Party. It is in full scale meltdown because the Chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party’s wife struck up an affair with an elected Democrat.Jamie Franks, the state chairman, is getting divorced from his wife. His wife has been having an affair with Mike Scott, the school superintendent in Lee County, MS and an | Read More »
The Facts About the Bush Tax Cuts
A lot of the media and all of the Democrats seem to forget one simple fact about the Bush tax cuts: they were passed in response to a recession occurring as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney entered office.Moe Lane wrote an excellent post about the impact of the Democrats not extending the Bush tax cuts, but what about what they actually did.We should not | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 27, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For July 26, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Facts About the Bush Tax Cuts 2. Extending tax cuts: rhetoric meets reality. 3. The American Prospect: Trig Troofers? 4. Rubber meeting the road: the 2010 Senate situation.
From the mail bag
After my appearance on AC360 tonight to talk about Howard Dean calling Fox “racist,” I’ve got quite the odd assortment of “fan” mail. This one is pretty typical: From: Snootty Ban “firstname.lastname@example.org”Subject: Your *ss is RedSORE!Date: July 26, 2010 11:16:48 PM EDTTo: email@example.com HAHAHAHAHA! You’re one f**king stupid Swiss idiot! Why don’t you take you’re f**king white Alps *ss back to the rock you crawled | Read More »
Does Georgia Right to Life Now Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research?
I am guessing Dan Becker and Georgia Right to Life are just fine and dandy with embryonic stem cell research. They don’t like Karen Handel funding cervical cancer screenings, but they love them some Nathan Deal despite his support for a Henry Waxman backed piece of legislation funneling $500 million to the abortion industry explicitly for abortions. Well, Nathan Deal also signed on to NANCY | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 26, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For July 26, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Does Georgia Right to Life Now Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research? 2. Why Tiahrt Matters 3. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) Epitome of Most Ethical Congress Ever. Plus, Racism! 4. Thank you, Senator Kerry. Thank you.
Why Tiahrt Matters
A millimeter. A centimeter. An inch. They are all measures of distance. Even the smallest of them measures some distance.Our job this year as conservatives is to put some distance between us and the left. In doing so, it is our job to push the Senate Republican to the right. Every inch counts when dealing with 100 senators and 40 or 50 Republicans.Every inch.In Kansas, | Read More »
Taxation Without Representation
On this day in 1764, James Otis, Jr., a Massachusetts lawyer, published his thoughts on taxation, coining the phrase “taxation without representation” in the process. Consider this an open thread.
Morning Briefing for July 23, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For July 23, 2010Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Georgia Right To Life Supports Candidate Who Voted For Abortion Funding 2. Your money? The government’s “income” 3. JournoList ‘Sick Puppies’ Planned Attacks on Sarah Palin 4. Rangel to be charged with new ethics violations