Archives for February 2017

Red StateTalk Radio at CPAC 2017

(Photo of Red State Talk Radio show hosts Rick Trader (Conservative Commandos), Leonora Cravotta (The Scott Adams Show) and Pastor Greg Young (The Chosen Generation) ) Red State Talk Radio Announcement (Philadelphia, PA), February 28, 2017 CPAC 2017 (February 22-25) – Red State Talk Radio traveled to the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, marking […]

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Wilbur Ross Confirmed 72-27 as Commerce Secretary

Earlier this evening the Senate voted 72-27 to confirm Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secretary. While the vote for Ross showed strong support, it came nearly three months after President Trump nominated the 79 year old billionaire investor. The Ross nomination was initially met with some scepticism by Senate Democrats. There were concerns about his massive financial […]

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Moonlight Mix Up- Oscars Pull a Steve Harvey with Best Picture

The 89th Academy Awards televised presentation was expected to be controversial. Everyone was wondering if we would have to witness moments such as actress Meryl Streep’s  anti-Trump monologue at January’s Golden Globes Awards. While journalists have tallied at least 15 political moments at the 2017 Oscars, most of them were not particularly memorable. By contrast […]

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TPAC-President Trump Returns to CPAC

In 2016, then presidential candidate Donald Trump elected to skip the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) when his campaign team learned that some Republicans attending the largest annual gathering of conservatives were actively protesting his candidacy. What a difference a year makes! On Friday February 24, Mr. Trump returned to CPAC as President Trump. His […]

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Mika Brzezinski- It is the Media’s Job to Control What People Think

According to MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski, it is the media’s job to “control exactly what people think”. The co-host of Morning Joe made this shocking statement Wednesday February 22 in an exchange with the show’s host Joe Scarborough about President Donald Trump. In response to Scarborough commenting that as president Trump is “doing exactly what he said […]

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Who is Craig Deare?

Who is Craig Deare? People who don’t follow politics are probably googling these words.  Deare was a senior adviser with the  National Security Council’s Western Hemisphere division who according to sources including Politico, CNN and others, just became famous because President Donald Trump reportedly fired him for speaking against the Trump Administration’s  Latin American policies […]

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Go Into Mexico Illegally: You are Arrested, Deported or Jailed

How is it that Americans have tolerated a people that cry “Death to America” without, and “Let them in” by traitors within? (Corrupt politicians and “useful idiots known as news anchors, Hollywood degenerates, etc.”) We see and hear much about what the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unlawfully ruled upon concerning the President’s lawful ban […]

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Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

The Senate voted today 52-46 to confirm Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator. The vote was largely on party lines with Republican Susan Collins of Maine voting “no” and two Democrats from coal producing states Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voting “yes”. Pruitt, has […]

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Trump Names Former Assistant Attorney General R. Alexander Acosta Labor Secretary

President Donald Trump named R. Alexander Acosta as Labor Secretary earlier today,  following yesterday’s announcement that his original nominee CKE Restaurant CEO Andrew Puzder had withdrawn himself from consideration in the wake of an assortment of scandals. Acosta, 51, who  is currently Dean of Florida International University College of Law and chairman of U.S. Century […]

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Who Will Trump Pick for Labor Secretary?

Andrew Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, withdrew his nomination for Labor Secretary in the wake of bipartisan opposition to his candidacy. Democrats opposed Trump’s selection of Puzder to lead the Labor Department for a variety of reasons including his opposition to minimum wage, allegations of sexual harassment within the food chains and also what […]

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Trump’s National Security Adviser General Mike Flynn Resigns

We now have the first casualty of the Trump Administration. Trump’s National Security Adviser General Mike Flynn resigned. His resignation came after the revelation that the general had misled Vice President Mike Pence about his communications with Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the United States. Apparently, General Flynn had told the administration that he did […]

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Senate Confirms Steve Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary & David Shulkin for VA Secretary

On Monday February 13,  the senate confirmed former Goldman Sachs executive Steve Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary. The 53-47 vote was largely on party lines. Mnuchin, a billionaire came under criticism from democrats for his purchase  of the failing California bank IndyMac from the FDIC in 2008. Mnuchin, who changed the name of the bank to […]

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Nightside World News Weekly

Nightside World News Weekly is hosted by JJ McCartney, host of the JJ McCartney show and a panel of conservatives who discuss the news of the day. JJ McCartney has been hosting radio shows since he was 15 years old. The JJ McCartney Show airs Monday-Friday on Red State Talk Radio from 12-3 pm EST. […]

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The Kate Dalley Show

Kate Dalley is a nationally recognized radio host!  She is currently on  Fox News Affiliate KZNU and listeners from around the globe listen and stream her daily 3-hour political talk show!  She has interviewed Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Mark Steyn (popular fill in host for Rush Limbaugh) Sibel Edmonds, G. […]

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Remembering Justice Antonin Scalia

It is hard to believe that a whole year has passed since the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia which happened on February 13, 2016. In this time, much has changed in our country. We have elected a new President Donald J. Trump, who campaigned on the promise that he would appoint supreme […]

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Pushback

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2  We hear quite a bit in the news about pushback, especially among political discussions. Elected officials on one side want one thing, and the others want something […]

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SNL Stoops to New Low with “Fatal Attraction” Skit

Saturday Night Live (SNL) just stooped to a new low with a February 11th  sketch depicting President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway as the Alex Forrest character from the film  “Fatal Attraction” with her stalking CNN’s Jake Tapper in much the same way that Glenn Close stalked Dan, the Michael Douglas character in the […]

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FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS: Barack Obama’s Cartoonish Presidency

Well, less than three weeks out and Barack Obama had already chucked the George-W-Bush approach to ex-presidenting (i.e., remain silent and invisible). January 3O he released through his spokesman an opinion on newly elected Donald Trump’s temporary immigration restrictions: “[T]he President fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or […]

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Governments are admitting to it, After the Damage is done!

“You had to attack civilians, people, women, children, innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game. The reason was quite simple. They were supposed to force these people, the Italian public, to turn to the state to ask for greater security.” – Vincenzo Vinciguerra Throughout the duration of Barack Obama’s criminal administration (Bushes and […]

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While You Were Sleeping- Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

While you were sleeping the Senate confirmed Dr. Tom Price as the 23rd Secretary of Health and Human Services.  The vote was 52-47 based on party lines without a single Democrat casting a vote for Price,  an orthopedic surgeon who has served in the House of Representatives in Georgia’s Sixth District since 2005.  Price is […]

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Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump’s Travel Order

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled 3-0 not to reinstate President Donald Trump’s executive order which bars entrance of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days. The order also included a 120 day ban on the entrance of refugees.  The ruling of the San Francisco based appeals court effectively upholds the […]

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Now in Session – Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General

Senator Jeff Sessions,70 years old and  a 20 year veteran of the Senate,  was confirmed as the 84th Attorney General of the United States 52-47 on February 8. The vote was on party lines with only one Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia casting a vote for the Republican from Alabama. Sessions’s confirmation follows weeks […]

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Is Sent Back to Her Seat

In his classic 1934 novel “Tender Is the Night”, a tale of ex-patriots living abroad, F.S. Scott Fitzgerald included a secondary character, Elizabeth “Baby” Warren, the sister-in law of the novel’s  protagonist. Baby Warren was depicted as someone who believed that her wealth and place in society exempted her from following the rules to which […]

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Heavens to Betsy-VP Pence Casts the Tie Breaking Vote for DeVos as Secretary of Education

On Tuesday February 7, 2017, Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie breaking vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next Secretary of Education. Pence’s vote which broke the 50/50 tie in the Senate marks the first time in US history that the Vice President was called upon to serve as the deciding vote for […]

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The Fine Line between Funny and Frightful

Saturday Night Live (SNL) is famous for its political sketches which have become a staple of the show which is now in its 42nd year. Every president from Gerald Ford to Donald Trump has been parodied as have many presidential candidates and presidential advisers. Over the course of the past four decades, these SNL political […]

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What a Game-Super Bowl 51 Makes History!

Over the weekend we learned that President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting the entrance of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days landed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals  San Francisco following a federal judge from Seattle James Robart filing an order blocking the aforementioned executive order. The administration has until 6 […]

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Berkeley Reflects America as Chaos Drives Politics

Can you really call it a war when only one side seems to be doing most of the fighting? The left are aggressively pushing their agenda across America – immorality, lawlessness, and anything opposed to biblical Christianity – and the troops are advancing through every major institution. This obviously includes academia. They’ve taken control of […]

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Undo Dodd-Frank

In addition to firing warning tweets to Iran saying ” Iran is playing with fire – they don’t appreciate how “kind” President Obama was to them. Not me!”, President Donald Trump has been busy signing executive actions and orders on a near daily basis. On Friday February 3, President Trump signed an executive order that […]

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Finish What President John F. Kennedy Intended: “Splintering the CIA Into a Thousand Pieces!”

“I will splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the wind. –John F. Kennedy” Why was John F. Kennedy so adamant about abolishing the Central Intelligence Agency? History shows that shortly after he made this statement, he was assassinated on the streets of Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. Most Americans […]

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The Aftermath Of The Violent Protests At UC Berkeley

Wednesday night at the University of California Berkeley campus was quite a seen. The Left on the campus erupted into a riot to protest Breitbart editor and Alt-Right firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos upcoming speaking engagement. Milo was expected to give a speech about so-called “sanctuary campuses” or universities and colleges that refuse to cooperate with federal […]

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Rex Tillerson Confirmed as Secretary of State

On Wednesday February 1, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson was sworn as the 69th Secretary of State. The Senate vote of 56-43 represents the highest level of opposition for a Secretary of State in recent history.  The opposition against Tillerson breaks the record held by Henry Clay who in 1825 was confirmed 27-14 for […]

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Donald Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for The Supreme Court

Many political analysts believe that the appointment of the Supreme Court justice to replace Associate Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away on February 13, 2016 is one of the most important actions of President Donald Trump’s administration. After all, since Scalia’s passing, the Supreme Court has been operating with only eight justices for close to […]

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