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    Regarding Disqus

    I want to update the community on Disqus and our use of it.What you must understand first is that we have a growth plan for RedState over the next few years and we needed to push our redesign forward now, before election traffic, because up until the redesign launch RedState was crashing every day. It might not have been noticeable to you, but each day | Read More »

    Sherrod Brown?s Attack Ad Hypocrisy & David Brock’s Dog Collar

    “Does a guy who wears dog collars in pictures with Barney Frank really want to make a political issue of other men’s . . .” In Ohio?s Senate race, incumbent nut case Sherrod Brown recently complained on his website about all the outside groups running ads against him. And why not? Brown?s average polling lead on my friend Josh Mandel is roughly within the margin | Read More »

    Chairman of the Associated Press . . . Lewinskies Obama . . . Or Something Like That

    You were expecting objectivity? Here’s the Chairman of the Associated Press introducing Barack Obama to an Associated Press meeting:I get the desire to flatter the President of the United States, but really? He might as well have pulled out a blue dress and a cigar.By the way, it is funny to think of the groups that Barack Obama has not deigned to visit and those | Read More »

    On Lance Armstrong

    f you haven’t heard yet, Lance Armstrong has given up on fighting the US Anti-Doping Agency. He’s throwing in the towel.I don’t really have a dog in the fight. I’m never cared much for competitive cycling. But it really does seem horrendous and un-American to me that a quasi-government agency, mostly funded by the government, gets to pretend it is not a part of the | Read More »

    Not the Behavior of a Winning Campaign

    The media keeps showing its rear end. Let me just make that clear. If you are a competent reporter, I’m not sure how you cannot be embarrassed by the majority of those in your profession right now covering politics.From Mark Halperin, to Jake Tapper, to Chuck Todd, more journalists are actually now admitting just how pliable the media is when it comes to Barack Obama’s | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 24, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing August 24, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Tonight at 8pm, RedState is going dark. Behind the scenes, for the past several months, we’ve been engaged in a comprehensive redesign process. Tonight at 8, we’re going to start transferring data to the new site, which means we can’t take on new data. We’re going to | Read More »

    This, This, A Thousand Times This

    inally, someone has seized upon what I think is THE winning narrative in this election cycle.It used to be that if you worked hard enough you could be successful in America. But in Barack Obama’s America, you have to work hard and give to Barack Obama. It’s all about the team you are on, not the work you do.The website Crony Chronicles has put up | Read More »

    Cayman Islands Based Gawker Media Attacks Mitt Romney for Cayman Island Assets

    a href=”http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/08/23/gawker_s_bain_capital_docs_romney_files_posted_for_crowd_sourcing_.html”>This is actually pretty hilarious.Gawker, the site that has spent lots of time also ridiculing Sarah Palin and Trig Palin and pretty much writing every other offensive thing you can think of, is now attacking Mitt Romney for having assets based in the Cayman Islands.The Romney camp is gleefully pointing out that Gawker, you may not know, is based in the Cayman Islands.According to | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 23, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing August 23, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. My apologies for the untimely delivery of what amounts to your mid-morning briefing today. Believe it or not, I actually do get up at 4 o’clock and send it out each morning. But for the first time in several years, I was so exhausted after a whirlwind | Read More »

    Just a Reminder: Nikki Haley Remains Awesome

    The Myrtle Beach newspaper brings word to conservatives nationwide that Nikki Haley remains awesome.The Governor, who had a series of vetoes overridden by the state legislature because she dared to cut spending, has also wielded her veto pen and seen the legislature back down recently. But, what’s so awesome, is the tears shed by liberals. Get this — she, in the words of the newspaper, | Read More »