I'm a 24 year old political activist originally from Massachusetts, living in Houston, Texas and loving this state. Conservatives think I'm a libertarian, and libertarians think I'm a conservative. Go figure.


    “There Is Danger From All Men”

    Cross Posted at I just rediscovered an incredible John Adams quote that I absolutely love. Ambition is one of the more ungovernable passions of the human heart. The love of power is insatiable and uncontrollable. There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty What a | Read More »

    Thoughts Post Passage

    Honestly, after thinking it over, I don’t quite feel the sense of loss I thought I would. I’m actually excited about the fact that states are attempting to assert their rights (see Malkin’s <a href=”“> article</a>: . The honest truth, as much as my partisan GOP cheerleader friends don’t want to admit it, is that we’ve been on a slippery slope headed toward socialism anyway, | Read More »

    A Strategy To Derail The Democrat’s Health Care Bill

    I, like many of my other fellow policy wonks, have been following the procedural aspects of this health care debate for quite some time now. The days following the recent 1 AM cloture vote, however, have been the most intense. After a great deal of analysis yesterday, I’ve decided that our literal last hope is to make sure Bart Stupak’s (D-Michigan) bark is as big | Read More »

    Footage From the Code Red Rally in Washington DC

    Hey Red Staters! A quick hello here from Corie Whalen. Some of you may know me if you followed the American Liberty Tour via Caleb Howe’s fantastic coverage chock full of his signature wit both here at Red State and at the American Liberty Tour site via his expertly crafted flip cam updates and blogs while we were out on the road. I was the nerd who drew from the wisdom of our | Read More »