RedState Morning Briefing
For October 5, 2010

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1. The Socialist

Every age seeks visionaries to leave, in the wake of their genius, a changed world – but rarely are they found without a few strikeout also-rans getting a crack first. In 2008, millions of Americans thought they had found the real thing.Over the subsequent two years the nation moved inexorably – though rarely without battle – toward European-style socialism. Through the warring perspectives of a few powerful, deluded men and women who claim to know what’s best for you, we reached a national drama rife with both bureaucracy-creation and wealth destruction.The Socialist moved from the halls of academia to the offices of ACORN to a pew in Chicago, and eventually all the way to the Oval Office, all the while spurred on by the heady early days of a culture-changing phenomenon in the making. In the midst of the chaos and mounting disasters, average American citizens began to object, eventually adding up to more than the sum of their parts in what has become a multi-front, 21st century clash of worldviews.Please click here for the rest of the post.

2. The NRA is Helping Preserve the Anti Gun Democrat Majority

Believe it or not, the only ones who might help Nancy Pelosi save her House majority are those who run legislative affairs at the NRA. So called Blue Dog Democrats across the nation are campaigning as red meat conservatives in their home districts, while running deceptive ads about their Republican opponents. They campaign as if they have nothing to do with the Democrat Party that they propelled to power and which passed all of the nefarious legislation that they purport to oppose. The sick irony is that the more successful these liars are in distancing themselves from Pelosi, the more likely it will be that Pelosi will remain Speaker.Please click here for the rest of the post.

3. Punish the Democrats: Judge Melanie Cross Plays Dirty for Jim Marshall

Judge Melanie Cross is a Tift County Superior Court Judge in Georgia.Congressman Jim Marshall, through his proxies at the Georgia Democratic Party, has demanded Judge Cross unseal Austin Scott’s divorce records — Scott is Marshall’s Republican opponent.Marshall, of course, denies he has any connection. However, Amy Morton (who I actually know and like), a local Democratic activist who is involved with the Democratic Party in Georgia, filed the request.Judge Melanie Cross set the hearing for the week before the election.Guess what? Melanie Cross is a Jim Marshall campaign donor. She gave Marshall $1,000.00 in 2006. Her husband, Ray Cross, gave Marshall $1,000.00 earlier this year now that Judge Cross cannot give campaign donations as a judge.After setting the hearing for the week before the election, Judge Cross recused herself and a different judge will hear the matter.A week before the election.Please click here for the rest of the post.

4. Democratic Death Panel Watch, 10/05/2010.

Reports are in that the following three districts have been abandoned by the DCCC. Well, technically, all that’s happening is one week’s worth of ad purchases have been canceled by the DCCC. Then again, there’s only four weeks left – and it’s not like any of them are considered safe retentions at this point.Please click here for the rest of the post.

5. McMahon wins debate – Blumenthal stumped on how to create a job

Left-leaning main stream media pundits called last night’s debate between Linda McMahon and Dick Blumenthal a draw. It wasn’t. Political neophyte McMahon not only held her own against career politician Blumenthal. She whipped Connecticut’s longtime attorney general.The decisive moment in last night’s debate between Connecticut’s U.S. Senatorial candidates Linda McMahon and Dick Blumenthal came when McMahon asked Blumenthal a simple question:“How do you create a job?”Please click here for the rest of the post.