Posts Tagged ‘ SOTU ’

The State Of The GOP

The State Of The GOP

Tuesday saw Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address before Congress. Unsurprisingly, there was very little substantive discussion of the one subject Americans are preoccupied with at the moment, i.e. the complete evisceration of this nation’s immigration laws by the current administration. There was, however, a typically pompous denunciation of purportedly divisive voices...
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Countering The Open Borders Narrative

An alternative to the nationally televised deception known as President Obama’s State of the Union address, the words of Mo Brooks are precisely what Congress needs as this administration continues its unprecedented assault upon the Constitution. You can find the rest of CIS’s briefing for the 114th Congress here.
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Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

Coulter vs. Kaus at CPAC

It turns out that the Coulter-Kaus debate was broadcast on one of  C-SPAN’s many outlets yesterday, despite the unofficial CPAC ban on discussion of the most important domestic political issue. You can watch the full debate here. In addition to covering the political costs of amnesty and the legally and constitutionally dubious nature of...
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A Realistic Assessment Of The State Of The Union

A Realistic Assessment Of The State Of The Union

While kvetching about the State of the Union-its vacuity, its interminable length, or its simple inability to compel the attention of most Americans, despite being  broadcast simultaneously on every major television network-is ubiquitous among Washington observers, I don’t think most people comprehend the malignant influence this ritualistic exercise has upon the body politic.  The...
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State of the Union: Dismal

State of the Union: Dismal

The President’s hour-long triumph was pretty much what we’ve come to expect from this annual, nationally-televised spectacle, including the requisite promises to create new federal programs that our perennially bankrupt government can’t finance without incurring even more debt-John Stossel has his version of what would be a more truthful State of the Union-and pledges to...
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The State of the State of the Union

The State of the State of the Union

Talking Points Memo has a great story exploring  the likely Republican reponse to President Obama’s proposed immigration reforms, most of which seem to have been contained in a brief, one paragraph-long sound bite he delivered during last night’s State of the Union.
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Numbers USA Is Live-Blogging The State of the Union

Follow Roy Beck’s astute observations here.
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