VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes at the 2015 RedState Gathering

    Last weekend, I attended the RedState Gathering in Atlanta, Georgia. Here’s a bit of what I saw: A few quick points:  I brought a decibel meter with me and took some unscientific (maybe pseudoscientific?) measurements of the crowd noise during various speeches (you can see hints of it in the video). I missed Mike Huckabee’s speech, but I did use it for the rest of the | Read More »

    Kay Bailey Hutchison: All By Herself

    Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison embarrassed herself again yesterday in Temple, Texas, with yet another incredibly poor turnout at a grassroots event– an event publicized via media and social media. The event drew a a few reporters, a few staffers, and a handful of supporters. See for yourself: <object width=”500″ height=”315″><param name=”movie” value=”″></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”500″ height=”315″></embed></object> As you | Read More »


    Welfare, California, & Texas.

    Texas Is A Donor State, California Is A Welfare State– Chuck DeVore out in California has a great graph that illustrates the problems of Obamanomics. California has 12% of the U.S. population and 32% of the U.S. welfare cases. Texas has 8% of the U.S. population and only 3.1% of the U.S. welfare cases. In Texas, we consider these numbers a sign of our state’s | Read More »