The Common Core and the 2016 Republican Candidates

We asked the Republicans who met at the Iowa Freedom Summit what they thought about Common Core. Let’s just say the conservatives running are not exactly fans of Common...

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Erin May is a Hero Fighting Common Core. More Mothers Will Hopefully Follow.

Erin May is the mother of two boys in the Lafayette Parish School System. She may also be on the verge of launching a revolution to take education back...

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The 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates Disagree With House Republicans

RedState was pleased to help sponsor this past weekend’s Freedom Summit in Iowa. We asked the candidates runnig for President and others who were speaking five questions. One of...

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Kit Carson, requiescat in pace

I did not know Kit Carson well, but the “H.R.” of the Rush Limbaugh Show and I have traded emails for years. He would send me emails of things...

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I Want to Keep the Filibuster for Judges

I have decided this and it puts me on the wrong side of a number of my friends. But there is an effort to formally end the filibuster for...

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The Iowa Corral

RedState assisted in sponsoring ‘s event in Iowa this past weekend. I did not go, but made sure to pay attention to what was going on and who said...

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A Logical Consequence

In the Politico, David Rogers laments there are no rules now in Washington. Everybody is doing there own thing. Well of course they are. For the last four years,...

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Republicans Unanchored for 01/23/2015

This past week, the national media and the Republican base both scratched their collective heads perplexed by the un-anchoring of the Republican Party. The climax came last Wednesday night,...

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The Pro-Life Movement Must Stop Being Whores of the Republican Party

I know there are many angered by the title of this post, but the truth hurts. I cannot tell you the number of times I have been to political...

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The Betrayal Makes Me Smile

I am smiling over the betrayal of the House Republicans. Led by , the House Republicans have yanked a bill that would prohibit the savage killing of 5 month...

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The Two Faces of Renee “Abortion” Ellmers as House Republicans Fail Pro-Lifers

House Republicans were set to re-pass the 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Children Protection Act today. The legislation would prohibit 99% of abortions after 20 weeks, the point at which there is no doubt children can feel pain. The measure is identical to the legislation passed in 2013. But this time, with a chance of passing both the House and Senate, Congresswoman worked tireless to scuttle the | Read More »

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Ronald Reagan Rhetoric and Nancy Pelosi Results

Well done, House Republicans. You’ve managed to screw it all up in only a few short weeks. Here is your must read of the day from Russell Moore of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. The Republicans in Congress should come and explain this atrocity to the hundreds of thousands of people gathering here in the nation’s capital to march for life. The congressional Republicans | Read More »

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I Have Read the Speech. It Sucks.

The President who wanted to extricate the country from war will spend a significant portion of his speech talking about foreign policy and national security. He will do so because his own policies have caused disasters around the world. He will spend a lot of time on “middle class economics,” which means more taxes, more spending, and more government dependence. Gone are the days when | Read More »

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Fifty-Six Percent of Americans Think Obama Has Done Nothing To Improve The Economy

The headline that the Washington Post uses is “Obama is getting credit for the economy. But nobody’s celebrating just yet.” On their twitter feed, they highlight that 42% of Americans give the President credit for improving the economy. What their actual data says is that 56% of Americans think the President has either done nothing to improve the economy or made it worse. Big difference | Read More »

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CNN Reports on No-Go Zones. Forgets All About It While Interviewing Gov. Bobby Jindal.

CNN’s Max Foster interviewed Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal over the weekend. He grilled Jindal on so-called “no-go zones.” Pay attention to what Jindal actually said, as documented by CNN. Jindal was also unable to offer examples during an earlier interview with CNN’s Max Foster, saying that he’s “heard from folks here that there are neighborhoods where women don’t feel comfortable going in without veils … | Read More »

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The Closing of the Republican Mind

The Republicans just beat the Democrats pretty badly. But the Republicans perceive that they also beat conservatives. The perception has helped closed the Republican mind. The conservative stalwarts of the past have given way to the return of the patrician Republicans who will use government to care for the people, just in different ways from the Democrats. The Party of Nixon, Ford, Bush, Dole, Bush, | Read More »

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The Arguments for Abortion = The Arguments for Slavery

As we close out observances of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., we should again be reminded that the arguments used by the pro-kid killers in America mirror the arguments of slaveholders in the Confederacy. See, for example this gem. All life is not equal. That’s a difficult thing for liberals like me to talk about, lest we wind up looking like death-panel-loving, kill-your-grandma-and-your-precious-baby | Read More »

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