The Power of the Dark Side
Mark Fitzgibbons over at The American Thinker puts the Great Radtkestate Dustup in proper perspective. Why are we fighting amongst ourselves, when our foe is in the field? All of this would be on the level of a family feud, but of course the left-wing media wants to blow it out of proportion. Given how they need to deflect attention from what’s really going on | Read More »
Go to the Redstate Gathering
This is a bit of advice from an old hand at Redstate. Go to the Gathering, if you can manage it, to have your own Nikki Haley moment.
It’s Time To Get Into The Game
The United States is a center-right nation. That means there are more of us than there are of them. Your neighbors, local businesses, and the parents at the Little League game are probably conservative by temperament. The media trains them to think that the liberal position is the traditional, reasonable one, while the conservative position is somehow radical and improper. When they hear the opposite | Read More »
Repealing the Individual Mandate
In the fight to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as ObamaCare, activists and legislators are faced with a basic strategic decision. Should we try to repeal or have nullified individual components of the law, or should we leave even the worst parts in place while we try to repeal the whole thing? I have always believed in leaving the | Read More »
Wisconsin Conservatives: Vote Democrat
If you are a conservative in Wisconsin, you have a great opportunity Tuesday to nudge the Wisconsin Democratic Party toward more rational, pro-Wisconsin ideas
Obama: We Will Raise Taxes After The Election
The Greatest Orator and Most Bestest Political Wizard of All Time just said he’d like to raise taxes if reelected:
Dick Durbin (D-IL), Constitutional Scholar
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) speculated Tuesday that one of the illegal immigrants covered by the proposed DREAM Act might one day become president.
A Word About Freedom
In days of yore here at Redstate, we often explored the philosophical underpinnings of conservatism, sometimes without any grounding in practical politics. We are more or less over that now, thankfully. But longtime Redstater Amy Miller asked me to explore what we mean when we demand free speech and free press. They are one and the same. Further, we should recognize the identical rights of | Read More »
What Happened At RightOnline
Promoted from Diaries – ML Redstate’s own ColdWarrior and Ron Robinson invited several precinct activists from around the country to sit on a panel at the recent RightOnline conference, put on by Americans for Prosperity. Our topic was the “Importance of Precinct Activism”. Below the fold you will find some more details that I didn’t include in my portion of the event, and get to | Read More »
A Day In The Life of a Conservative PC
I don’t mean to say that this day is typical of my day as a conservative Precinct Committeeman, but they come like this sometimes. When I think about the end of the day, the beginning and middle seem like warm-up laps.