Morning Briefing for August 3, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing August 3, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good morning from the RedState Gathering. Last night we all hung out with Ted Cruz. It was a great night. In a few hours he’ll formally address the Gathering. Tonight we’re taking a cruise on the river with Governor Rick Scott. A good time will be had | Read More »
Morning Briefing for August 2, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing August 2, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Defense Sequester And Tax Hikes 2. About The Budget Agreement 3. Arrogance
Voters in Georgia do not trust the political establishment in Georgia right now. What compounds this is that I get the sense much of the political establishment in Georgia holds the citizens in contempt. They just won’t do as they are told. The T-SPLOST fell victim to this conundrum. The Georgia Legislature, in the past four years, has decided that instead of voting to cut | Read More »
The Establishment’s Near Sexual Advances on Ted Cruz Are About to Begin
“[T]he Perry-Dewhurst shared campaign team spent $50 million in the past year to ruin the reputations of Rick Perry and Ted Cruz. That’s just sad.” It turned into an atrociously nasty runoff. The same crew who failed Governor Rick Perry’s Presidential bid has now also sunk David Dewhurst’s bid for the Senate and spent tens of millions of dollars in the process. Along the way | Read More »
RedState Gathering 2012: The Agenda #RSG12
The RedState Gathering starts tomorrow — well really Friday morning. Ted Cruz of Texas will kick us off Friday and Governor Rick Scott is going to join us for a cruise down the St. Johns River that evening. There is still time to register. Go to www.redstategathering.com if you are interested. In the meantime, on Twitter we’re using the hashtag #RSG12. Here now is the | Read More »
Morning Briefing for August 1, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing August 1, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. RedState Gathering 2012: The Agenda #RSG12 2. The Establishment’s Near Sexual Advances on Ted Cruz Are About to Begin 3. The Department of Labor’s attempt to cover for Obama 4. Brilliant, Ohio coal plant closes: guess why?
Under the Radar: Erin DeLullo
The first time I met Ken Cuccinelli it was because of the persistence of a lady named Erin DeLullo. She would not leave me alone. She, a long time friend and wife of the Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis (he’d totally write about her if he hadn’t put a ring on her finger then got her pregnant. After marriage of course), found out I was headed | Read More »
The Politician and the Crackhead
If Satan’s best trick is to make us believe he does not exist, his second best trick is to convince us that one more taste of sin will satiate our desire. It is the same with the politician and the crackhead. The crackhead holds the pipe in his hands and thinks, “Just one more hit and then I’ll get clean.” It is never really enough. | Read More »
Counting Chickens in Texas
Some friends in Texas are privately worried about Ted Cruz. The polls are very close. David Dewhurst has vastly outspent him. There is a huge turnout happening in random places in Texas — lots of people showing up in the runoff who do not normally vote in runoffs, let alone in Republican primaries. That could be a sign that people are really fired up for | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 31, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing July 31, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Counting Chickens in Texas 2. The Politician and the Crackhead 3. Government Determined to Waste Money on Catfish 4. Don’t Tell the NRA, but Fred Upton is Anti-Gun
RSG 2012: Saturday at the RedState Gathering
Saturday, August 4, 2012 8:30 a.m. Morning Overview by Erick Erickson, Editor, RedState.com 9:00 a.m. Welcome by Hon. Rick Scott Governor of Florida 9:30 a.m. Hon. Karen Handel Former Secretary of State of Georgia 10:00 a.m. Hon. Jim Jordan U.S. Representative from Ohio Chairman, Republican Study Committee 10:30 a.m. BREAK 10:45 a.m. Hon. Ron Johnson U.S. Senator from Wisconsin | Read More »
RSG 2012: Thursday & Friday at the RedState Gathering
http://www.redstategathering.com Thursday, August 2, 2012 2:00 p.m. Registration Begins 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Florida GOP Straw Poll Vote 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception 8:30 p.m. Blogger Happy Hour Friday, August 3, 2012 8:45 a.m. Welcome by Erick Erickson, Editor, RedState.com 9:00 a.m. Hon. Ted Cruz Candidate for the United States Senate in Texas Introduction by Brian Baker, | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 30, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing July 30, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Obama Administration To Increase Fast & Furious After Aurora Shootings 2. Jonathan Chait Hears A Dog Whistle 3. Bloomberg’s Nanny-State Receives Help from Nanny-International 4. Conservative Grassroots Must Claim Texas Victory
Dewhurst in B Minor
Our own Ben Howe put this together for the Ted Cruz campaign in Texas. It is must see TV. By the way, Ben won’t brag on himself, but he’s available for hire.
Morning Briefing for July 27, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing July 27, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Obama: ‘We tried our plan and it worked’ – ‘You would think they’d be saying Thank You!’ 2. The Ethanol Chickens Come Home to Roost 3. Is David Dewhurst a Conservative? Of Course Not.
Is David Dewhurst a Conservative? Of Course Not.
But don’t tell that to DC’s chattering class who would have you believe there isn’t any difference between Dewhurst and Ted Cruz. They claim this campaign is just about which kind of “conservative” we will get in Washington — a “veteran conservative legislator” (read: guy who make nice with leadership), or a new member of the “doesn’t-play-well-with-others” caucus. It is “nonsense,” according to George Will | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 26, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing July 26, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. All Hands on Deck as the Silver-Tongued President Continues Clarifying ‘You Didn’t Build That’ 2. Gallup: (nervously looking around) …DOOM? 3. Stealing Virginia and maybe the presidency 4. The Debt Ceiling Deal One Year Later
Morning Briefing for July 25, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing July 25, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Desire to Return to the Box 2. Obama Campaign Official Sen. Louise Lucas: Romney Campaigning on Racism 3. Bloomberg: A Little Anarchy Might Help Convince People to Give Up Their Guns 4. We’ve Defeated Fred Upton! 5. Republican Supporters of a Democrat Senate 6. Putting | Read More »
The Desire to Return to the Box
Prometheus was a sneaky Titan. He created man despite Zeus warning him not to. Then he brought men fire. In addition to punishing Prometheus, Zeus decided to get even. He had Hephaestus mold a woman from clay and the gods breathed life into her filling her with all the finest attributes of the gods — beauty, creativity, kindness, and also curiosity. Zeus then arranged a | Read More »
Mitt Romney is Too Far to the Right . . .
The casual consumer of news hears it all the time and not just from Democratic pundits. Reporters, pundits, and concern trolls in the media fret that Romney has had to move too far right. He’s just too conservative. These same people never stop to examine Barack Obama. Between the two, Barack Obama has repeatedly surrounded himself with people who actually don’t much care for the | Read More »