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    Rubio’s Turn

    Rubio's Turn

    remains a conservative favorite in 2016. In 2012, the establishment backed his Senate opponent in Texas, then Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. The conservative grassroots backed Cruz and pushed him over the finish line. Cruz has since remained a favorite of the grassroots with a continually antagonist relationship with the Republican establishment. In 2010, , before Cruz, was a grassroots favorite. The Republican Establishment backed his | Read More »

    Your Laugh For the Day

    To be fair, David Corn has been one of the Clinton critics from the left. But he will fall in line as she solidifies her nomination. That may mean, for him, that he turns his fire on the right and bites his tongue about Hillary, but it will happen. That is why I find this to be so funny. You and I both know the | Read More »

    Road Tripping Across America: Hilarity With Hillary

    “For the next 18 months, Hillary Clinton is going to be the Jim Henson of the political press. Her hand will be all the way up their collective rectum moving their lips to sing ‘It’s Not Easy Being Queen’.” I was wrong. I was convinced Hillary Clinton would not run for President. I assumed she’d be, in essence, the bullet proof vest of the Democratic | Read More »

    The Closing of the Sunday Show Mind

    Bob Schieffer is retiring from CBS’s Face the Nation and with him the closing of the Sunday Show mind is complete. CBS, ABC, and NBC have long had Sunday morning news programming. I grew up watching David Brinkley hammer things out with Cokie Roberts, Sam Donaldson, and George Will. The real gold standard was Tim Russert. With Brinkley and Russert dead, Schieffer was kind of | Read More »

    Hillary Clinton’s Consultants’ Consultants’ Interns Announce Hillary Is Running to Subsidize Dem Consultants

    Hillary Clinton's Consultants' Consultants' Interns Announce Hillary Is Running to Subsidize Dem Consultants

    Three hours later than the press had told us she would announce, Hillary announced what everyone knew — she is running to subsidize Democratic consultants who’ve been left on the sidelines while Team Chicago ran things. Oh, she’s running for President too. Hope, change, and all that — her logo is a bit Trauma Hospital. A blue H with a red arrow, it almost suggests, | Read More »

    In Case Something Happens to Me or My Family

    This is just bizarre. I normally spend time on the weekend going through the RedState server side spam folder. A lot gets through and then goes into my spam folder, but occasionally stuff gets stopped at the server. And there I found these. The weirdest part is that I have no idea who this person is. I’ve even gone into our system and tracked by | Read More »


    Bloomberg Fell For Bull, Because It Wanted to Believe

    Bloomberg ran a story that Nancy Reagan was endorsing Hillary Clinton. It was a fake story that Bloomberg picked up without hesitating and ran. It had to yank the story and apologize. Who the hell would even believe a story like that? The Media. Just like liberal reporters immediately believed stormed out of an interview and turned out the lights — another story that was | Read More »

    Katherine Krueger, Spencer Ackerman, Josh Marshall and Other Leftwing Reporters Make Crap Up About Rand Paul

    was taking questions in an interview. He agreed to take one more question from a reporter. He answered it and wrapped up the interview. The liberal reporter from the left-wing Guardian then tried to ask another question. Guess what? did not answer it. Why? He’d already answered the last question he said he would take. Left-wing journalists immediately pounced that had stormed out of an | Read More »

    Too Soon to Go Full Totalitarian

    The gay rights movement has tended to be a well-choreographed stage production over the last number of decades. Over time, behind the scenes, they pushed hard for gay characters in film and television. They pushed gay actors out of the closet and encouraged celebrations of diversity. A population that, according to the census, makes up less than 10 percent of the nation, gives the impression | Read More »

    A Bit Ashamed of Us All

    I have read few people over the past week more eloquently cover the end of the Civil War than my friend Streiff here at RedState. Yesterday, he was one of the few to write about the end of the Civil War, 150 years ago yesterday. I highly encourage you to read it. I think we should all be ashamed of ourselves, just a bit. 150 | Read More »


    My Friend Lucy

    You will have to humor me in this as I take up the front page of RedState for a personal post and some language that does not normally appear here at RedState. I was supposed to be in Washington last night for a party. But we had a family matter come up, then I got put in a cast for daring to walk barefoot over | Read More »

    The Rattlesnake

    Though not yet announcing a Presidential campaign, Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas is coming out pretty forcefully on dealing with national security and Islamic terrorism. He has a piece here at RedState this morning on the very issue. He’s also out with a new video on the subject — one that I think resonates. As someone who hates snakes, I’ll have nightmares from the video, | Read More »

    Thank You, Senator Paul

    I hope the other Republicans candidates say what said today. In Kentucky, pointed out both Republicans and Democrats have been driving up spending. He said Republicans cannot win by being Democrat-lite, but they too have contributed to the national debt. It is true. And it is something the GOP must overcome and put behind them. Without confessing our sins, as a party, we are not | Read More »

    Welcome to the Arena, Senator Paul

    Welcome to the Arena, Senator Paul

    Today, in Kentucky, is going to announce his campaign for President of the United States. In 2010, when I backed Senator Paul in the primary, I got an enormous amount of grief from many conservatives and Republicans who did not like Senator Paul’s father and assumed that Senator Paul would be a clone of his father. I do not regret one bit supporting Senator Paul. | Read More »

    Big Business Targets Conservatives

    While we’ve been distracted by pizza restaurants in Indiana, you need to pay attention to what big business is doing. With the blessing of Republican leaders, they have begun systematically targeting conservative members of Congress. , Barry Loudermilk, Jody Hice, , , and others have all been targeted by the American Action Network. It s a group backed by Speaker ‘s allies and funded by | Read More »