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Mysteries Abound in the USS Fitzgerald Collision (VIDEO)

In the early morning hours of Saturday (approximately 1:30 a.m. Tokyo time), the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) was involved in a collision with the Philippines registered container ship, ACX Crystal. As was to be expected, the Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald: 505-ft long, displacing 8,900 tons …

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Watercooler 6/19/2017 Open Thread: Alabama National Guard, School Progress, Culture Bandits

It’s time for the Monday installment of the Watercooler, RedState’s favorite open forum. We’ll open today’s dialogue with the next introduction to our States’ National Guard: The Alabama National Guard Alabama National Guard: Always Ready, Always There The Alabama Army National Guard maintains 141 armories, …

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Megyn Kelly’s Interview With Alex Jones Was A Ratings Flop

Megyn Kelly interviewed conspiracy theorist slug Alex Jones on her show Sunday night. It turns out many people didn’t want to watch this interview in the same way many people didn’t want to watch her interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. CNN has the details: …

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OMG LOL – Al Sharpton’s Father’s Day Selfie Triggers Hilarity

The Reverend Al is probably a lot healthier now that he has lost so much weight but his pre-workout selfie on Father’s Day prompted one of the funniest tweets I’ve seen in quite some time. Al Sharpton look like a 12 year old in his …

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In Unanimous Decision, SCOTUS Puts The Boot On The Perpetually Offended

This is good news for… sanity. And here’s the kicker – it came with unanimous support from the Supreme Court. In an 8 – decision, SCOTUS ruled that the government doesn’t have the right to censor trademarks, just because someone, somewhere, might be offended. Commonsense …

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Helmut Kohl (1930-2017), Cold War Giant

When the English speaking world talks about the winning Cold War leadership, we usually talk about Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. But Helmut Kohl was a rock in Germany, and it’s hard to say what would have happened without his leadership. Kohl died on Friday …

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Families Battle With Disney to Protect Their Children’s Viewing Habits

  Disney, the studio built upon family entertainment, has fought against families controlling the content their children consume.   The announcement was made last week that the family-oriented entertainment company Vid Angel was rolling out a new version of their service. The Utah-based entity has been …

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Obama’s IRS 2.0 (or 3.0…4.0?…Or is it…?)

Remember the Barack Obama Administration’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal? The media really wish you wouldn’t, which is why they never really reported on it while it occurred. And, in many ways, the IRS scandal continued well past its initial exposition date. Here’s a (re)fresher: …

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Kellyanne Conway Slams Congress for Worrying About Midterms

It’s like the sole job of Trump’s surrogates is to go on national television and say really, really dumb stuff. As is the habit of the Trump administration, it’s time to point the finger at everybody else, while showing a breathtaking lack of self-awareness. Kellyanne …

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American-Backed Syrian Democratic Forces Enforce De-Confliction Boundaries

Recently RedState has been covering the mounting tensions concentrated in pockets of the Euphrates Basin which straddles Iraq and Syria, where forces emboldened by Shiite supremacy wrapped in Iranian nationalistic fervor threaten to drastically complicate the United States’ efforts to bring down the Islamic State. …

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