The Hue and Cry Is Tiring for 03/17/2017

The website BuzzFeed recently ran an article that a liberal activist paid for documents that showed Exxon-Mobil had paid money to the Trump Organization through a third party to...

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Swampcare: The Great Betrayal for 03/10/2017

Since 2010, Republicans have repeatedly promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is now universally referred to as Obamacare. Last week, Republicans finally unveiled their alternative to Obamacare,...

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Madness, Contradictions, and Post-Modernity for 03/03/2017

Let me pose a hypothetical situation to you. A man and woman marry. They have three children over the course of their 20 years of marriage. In recent years,...

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Our Broken American Covenant for 02/24/2017

The story of the Old Testament is of a people chosen by God who continually reject him. Again and again the Lord calls His people...

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We Need a Special Prosecutor for 02/17/2017

The press has long reported that Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's one time campaign manager, had ties to Russia. Rick Gates, who worked for Manafort at the Republican convention...

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The Immutable Laws of Politics for 02/10/2017

There are some rather immutable laws of politics Democrats forgot about, but only after Republicans forgot about them first. They explain where we are at as a country and...

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Cutting Off Their Nose for 02/03/2017

President Trump has kept the one promise that caused conservatives to rally to him through all the turmoil of the presidential election. In nominating Neil Gorsuch to the United...

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Twenty-First Century Slavery for 01/27/2017

"It is my property." "It is not human." "It is not even three-fifths of a person." "It is not a person." "I can do with my property whatever I...

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Congratulations Governor Haley

I am surprising the front page writers by sneaking over here for this, because this seems like the most appropriate place. In 2009, we had our first RedState Gathering...

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The Remarkable Unremarkable for 01/20/2017

We take it for granted. It is completely unremarkable, but so remarkable in the grand scheme of history. At noon on January 20 of the year following a presidential...

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Sore Losers for 01/13/2017

If you caught Donald Trump’s press conference earlier this week, you saw a fascinating spectacle. The incoming President of the United States did not filibuster answers to run out the clock like Barack Obama does. Like a New Yorker, he gave short answe…

Barack Obama’s Legacy for 01/06/2017

As the nation prepares to formally enter the Age of Trump and leave the Age of Obama, it is worth noting that the left cannot honestly assess Barack Obama’s legacy. To honestly assess his legacy would be to conclude his eight years were a pyrrhic vict…

Leaving the Way They Came for 12/30/2016

There has always been a level of child-like petulance running through both Barack Obama and his administration. Friends were only tools of convenience, discarded once they were no longer useful. Laws were obeyed so long as they advanced a cause, but …

Burden in the Bells for 12/23/2016

“I heard the bells on Christmas Day / Their old, familiar carols play, / and wild and sweet / The words repeat / Of peace on earth, good-will to men! “And thought how, as the day had come, / The belfries of all Christendom / Had rolled along / The unbr…

The Russians Are (Not) Coming for 12/16/2016

Shortly before the presidential election, Donald Trump publicly announced that the election was rigged. It became the source of tough questioning from Fox News’s Chris Wallace at the last presidential debate. President Barack Obama declared that no se…

Lies, Liars and the Press for 12/09/2016

On September 11, 2016, Hillary Clinton left a 9/11 memorial service early. Her campaign vigorously denied republican claims Clinton was ill. The press ridiculed republicans for suggesting it, calling them conspiracy theorists. Shortly thereafter, a vid…

The Bigotry of Liberal America for 12/02/2016

Hillary Clinton did win the popular vote on Election Day. But that is not how presidential elections work in the United States. The founders were worried about direct democracy and the ability of candidates to ignore small states if direct democracy …

California Should Try to Secede for 11/25/2016

Left-wing activists in California want Californians to secede from the Union. They point to Scotland, Brexit, Catalonia and other modern secession movements as proof that the Civil War precedent is no longer binding. That precedent, like a roach mote…

The Worst Excesses Of The Left for 11/18/2016

In the past week, as conservative opponents of Donald Trump have come to terms with his victory, nothing has done more to help them give Trump the benefit of the doubt than the complete meltdown by the American left. Having written just last week that…

So Much Wrong for 11/11/2016

It is humbling and humorous to so publicly get the presidential election so wrong. But after 16 years of marriage I am quite used to being wrong. The reason for being so badly wrong is actually humorous. In the primaries, the polls showed Donald Trum…