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Yesterday morning tragedy unfolded in Virginia as a reporter and camera man for a local television station were gunned down by a man intent, according to his claims, of inciting the race war Dylan Roof had so badly wanted. Last night, in Sunset, LA,...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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What, exactly, is a journalist? The cynical among us (read: every comment to the posts on journalism that I write) would say that a journalist is a leftwing hack that advocates for the left-of-center causes and attacks Republicans at every opportunity....
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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People are policy. The corollary to that is O'Sullivan's Law which states "All organizations that are not actually right-wing will over time become left-wing.” If you what an quick explanation for why pro-life legislation has had such tough time the...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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“And in the naked light I saw Ten thousand people maybe more. People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening, People writing songs that voices never share And no one dare Disturb the sound of silence.” Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel,...
From: Red State | By: Steve Berman ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Heidi Heitkamp is faced with a tricky political problem in North Dakota that she'll probably not be allowed to get right.The post North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s retirement puts Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in quite the pickle. appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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While I continue to admire Donald Trump's ability to command attention at long, rambling, unscripted press conferences, I still am not persuaded he will be the next President of the United States. Nonetheless, the GOP establishment in Washington has...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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This week marks the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall in Louisiana on August 29, 2005. Katrina's impact was broad, devastating, and in some ways unpredictable - it killed well over a thousand people, upended the lives of many...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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The media today is dutifully reporting that Hillary Clinton has "changed her tack" on the email scandal that is threatening to sink her campaign. What does that allegedly involve? Almost exclusively saying that she "takes responsibility" for using two...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Just now on CNN, host Carol Costello and Chris Cuomo held an unbelievable conversation about gun control. It is one thing for Cuomo to spout off at the mouth, because that is what he does. But Carol Costello is the host of a news program for a network...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Barack Obama is looking for an architect for his library. What exactly will be in the library other than his Nobel Peace Prize? Mounds of shredded documents? Stacks of erased hard drives? A taxidermied Valarie Jarrett? The "most transparent administration"...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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There is no doubt that the Republican race right now has come down to Donald Trump vs. everyone else. The latest Q-Poll shows Trump with 28%, followed by a large pack of candidates including Ben Carson, [mc_name name='Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)' chamber='senate'...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Yesterday I called for the banning of Bitcoin and while reactions to my post included many personal attacks, Bitcoin talking points, and vague dismissals, nobody bothered to attempt to refute my core points. While Bitcoin cranks and talking point reciters...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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I am pretty much with most of the GOP electorate. I like Florida [mc_name name='Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)' chamber='senate' mcid='R000595' ] but he's my second choice. He's an attractive candidate but today he tried to play it too cute by half. In a campaign...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Full disclosure: I am not a Donald Trump supporter. My personal favorite is [mc_name name='Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)' chamber='senate' mcid='C001098' ]. In fact, I find myself 100% with Leon's last two posts on Trump (here | here). Having said that, I am...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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So let’s say you were Barack Obama.* Let’s say you really wanted that 3rd Term, but for some previously undiscovered reason, you actually walked around caring what was forbidden in the US Constitution. Who would be more committed than a guy who is...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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One of the most effective ways liberals win debates in the public square is to declare that certain words and phrases that resonate with the general public are illegal or off limits in polite discussion. They are attempting this with no small measure...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Hillary Clinton, by virtue of some deus ex machina, might skate on charges that she mishandled classified information. It is becoming increasingly clear, however, that her inner circle -- primarily but not exclusively Huma Abedin Wiener, Cheryl Mills,...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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About fifteen minutes after the news broke of the tragic on-air shooting of two local CBS reporters in Roanoke, the presumptive Democratic nominee for President took to Twitter and started campaigning off the tragedy:   Heartbroken and angry. We must...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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The National Portrait Gallery is a publicly funded Smithsonian Museum. Recently, they erected a bust of Margaret Sanger as part of their "struggle for justice" exhibit. I am not sure what justice Margaret Sanger is alleged to have struggled for, but...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Hillary Clinton’s anticipated 2016 coronation ceremony has so far gone as disastrously as a Black Eyed Peas Super Bowl halftime show performed aboard the Hindenburg. As Hillary finds herself modeling prison orange pantsuits during the middle of a possible...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Last night I wrote a post on the bizarre Donald Trump presser last night that has gotten quite a bit of traction on social media. I wrote it immediately after watching the press conference and without the benefit of the full audio which has been made...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Donald Trump threw Univision's Jorge Ramos out of a press conference in Iowa yesterday. Ramos is a self-absorbed, self-righteous leftwing activist the media allows to act as a journalist. He is more agenda driven than the entire cast of MSNBC. The media...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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BitTorrent is a technology that distributes data faster by enlisting the bandwidth of downloaders in order to serve more downloads. That's well and good for legitimate users, however the technology has been used heavily by copyright infringement rings....
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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In listening to an interview John Kasich had with Sean Hannity, I was struck by what he clearly wants the Hannity audience to think is his message: I knew Ronald Reagan. I can't recall a many sentences in which he didn't use Reagan's name (possibly in...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Donald Trump just held a press conference prior to a speech in Iowa which was - and I say this without exaggeration - the most bizarre thing I have seen in a lifetime of following politics. It was at once an illustration of why the media fixates on him,...
From: Red State | By: ( | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Let's say this right up front: one doesn't have to be "soft" on illegal immigration to win Hispanic voters - and no bloc of voters is worth publicly embracing a disastrous policy or one that would be injurious to the nation as a whole. That having been...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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On today's edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erik Sofgee to discuss Uber's plans for autonomous drivers, Michael Rosen on what Uber must do to rally support, Christopher Koopman talks about how regulators have responded to the...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Mark Twain wrote with enormous sentiment about a great patriotic movement, as “a fluttering wilderness of flags flashed in the sun.”  Thus is the receiving line of the disaffected for Donald Trump, of whom legend and song shall be duly recorded...
From: Red State | By: Steve Berman ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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This is really outrageous. Curt Schilling pointed out how few people in Nazi Germany really identified with the Nazi Party to point out that even though so few people identify with radical Islam there is a problem. His point was sound. But it outrageously...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Donald Trump leads in the polling averages by about 22%. In some individual states he is higher. In some he is lower. Nationally, Trump hit a ceiling of about twenty-five percent and has trended down from there. But, he is still in the lead. I have noticed...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Congressional Republicans are coming up with every excuse imaginable to avoid having to defund Planned Parenthood. Right now they're going with the "let's investigate" card. They think that if they just probe deeply enough they'll have enough ammunition...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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It looks like the long-running saga between Rand Paul and the Kentucky GOP has at long last come to an end. For those who don't know, Rand Paul has been struggling for quite a long time to get around a (somewhat silly) Kentucky law that prevents him...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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The Bush team reached out to me and said The Hill got the report below wrong. In particular, the campaign tells me that Governor Bush "said we needed more options and state flexibility and name checked Tennessee promise" as an example of state flexibility....
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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The desire to announce that whichever cause we hold dear firmly places us on the "right side of history" is strong. To point out to others that present actions might be seen by future generations as the "right" thing adds an extra layer of proof to our...
From: Red State | By: ( | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Right now there is a large scale outbreak of Kabuki theater in the Democrat party over the utterly corrupt Iran nuclear deal. Some Democrat politicians are, for reasons of survival or upward mobility in the party, positioning themselves as unprincipled...
From: Red State | By: ( | Monday, August 24, 2015
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