It is one of the bugs we have to work out. On the weekend of the RedState Gathering, there’s very little content about the RedState Gathering at RedState. Most of us are at the event. Next year we will have to live stream the whole thing on the front page. This year’s event was a great success. I could not have put this event together | 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 »
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 »
Joe the Plumber Will be at the RedState Gathering. Will You?
Talk about a guy in the right place at the right time. An American in fly over country just happened to get caught on tape asking a question about tax policy on small businesses to then candidate Barack Obama. Without a teleprompter to help him, Barack Obama spoke to the Ohio plumber off the cuff and from his heart. Candidate Obama said, “When you spread | Read More »
Senator Ron Johnson Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You?
In 2010, one of the few candidates the GOP establishment and conservative activists agreed on was a businessman in Wisconsin named Ron Johnson. “Crazy!!!” people said. “It’s Wisconsin. Russ Feingold!!!! Ron Johnson can’t win.” Then he got the nomination. “It’s crazy!!! He bores people with charts. He scares the old people. He actually says we need to cut spending. It’s Wisconsin!!!!” Call Ron Johnson the | Read More »
Karen Handel Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You?
Karen Handel was the second candidate, behind Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, to get a RedState endorsement in 2009 at our first RedState Gathering. This year, she will join us in Jacksonville. Karen was the Secretary of State of Georgia before running for Governor of that state. She didn’t make it in that race, but went on to the Susan G. Komen Foundation where she | Read More »
Happy Birthday RedState. Will You Join Gov. Rick Scott and Me in Florida?
Josh Trevino posted this on January 24, 2004, at his blog Tacitus. Seven months later RedState.com came online. We’ve come along way since 2004. In our fifth year, we started the RedState Gathering. I put up a post without even telling my bosses at Eagle Publishing what I was up to. I just knew some of us wanted to get together in person after five | Read More »
Jim Jordan Will Be At The RedState Gathering. Will You?
The leader of the conservatives in the United States House of Representatives, Jim Jordan (R-OH), is coming to the RedState Gathering. Congressman Jordan is the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, which often fights the Republican Leadership from the right. It’s a tough job and he handles it well. Future Indiana Governor Mike Pence was once the RSC Chairman, along with Congressmen Jeb Hensarling and | Read More »
Governor Bobby Jindal Will Be At The RedState Gathering. Will You?
That’s right, one of the most effective surrogates on the campaign trail in the primary for Rick Perry and now in the general for Mitt Romney, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will be at the RedState Gathering. Governor Jindal is in the news these days for opting not to expand Louisiana’s medicaid program for Obamacare. He’s also in the news as speculation grows over who Mitt | Read More »
David Limbaugh Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You?
David Limbaugh, author of the awesome new book The Great Destroyer is going to be at the RedState Gathering. You are running out of time to register for the event. And you are absolutely running out of time to get a discount on your hotel room. The event will be August 2nd through August 5th at the Omni Hotel in Jacksonville, FL. Go to www.redstategathering.com | Read More »
Ken Cuccinelli Will Be at the RedState Gathering
Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s Attorney General and a hero to so many of us for his conservative convictions and race to the courthouse the moment Obamacare was signed to file suit against it, is going to join us at the RedState Gathering. Yep. You won’t want to miss him. Time is running out to register. Heck, time is running out to get a discount on the | Read More »
For Conservatives, August Begins and Ends in Florida
At the end of August, Republicans will gather in Tampa, FL to nominate Mitt Romney for President. But at the beginning of August, Conservatives will gather in Jacksonville, FL for the RedState Gathering. We’re going to have RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Florida Governor Rick Scott, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Senator Ron Johnson, former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, along with a number of candidates | Read More »
The RedState Gathering 2012
We can now share that RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will be joining us at the Fourth Annual RedState Gathering this August. Chairman Priebus has presided over a major turnaround at the RNC. He has dramatically reduced the party’s debt, made the RNC fully functional and operational, and worked with conservatives to build a grassroots operation to defeat Barack Obama. We at RedState support all that | Read More »
RedState Gathering 2012
Registration for our 4th Annual RedState Gathering is officially open! I would like to extend exclusive, early bird registration and pricing to RedState Morning Briefing subscribers. The 2011 RedState Gathering featured an all-star cast and schedule, highlighted by Governor Rick Perry announcing his Presidential campaign. Without a doubt, this year’s RedState Gathering — double the length of last year’s event and just weeks out from | Read More »
Save The Date: RedState Gathering 2012
We’re going to the swing state of Florida in 2012. For Republicans, August will start and end there with the RedState Gathering the first weekend of the month and the Republican National Convention the last weekend of the month. By then we should have the nominee and we hope he’ll be at the Gathering. Of course, we’re inviting Governor Scott, Senator Rubio, and senate candidate | Read More »