Wimps, Frauds, and Charlatans
In case you missed it, because for some reason the national press has ignored what should be a salacious story, Tennessee Senator Lamar! Alexander’s political campaign coordinated the “timing and even funding for” an exhibit about Lamar! Alexander. Alexander is gearing up for a re-election campaign in 2014 where he expects to get a primary challenge. He used your tax dollars to secure an earmark | Read More »
Why We Are Here
I occasionally read diaries and comments here and wonder if there’s a full appreciation of why RedState exists and what we’re trying to enable with our readers/members. Redstate has three specific goals, as documented on our “About” page: Educate conservatives Motivate conservatives to get involved in the political process Activate conservatives through RedState’s support and tools There is a pretty basic mission behind those goals: | Read More »
Live from Macon, GA: My Take on the Georgia Senate Race
Here in Middle Georgia, fresh from making buttermilk peach ice cream from a fresh crop of Georgia peaches to go with my wife’s homemade pound cake, comes word that Republicans are worried about Georgia. With this article circulating from The Hill about the state of the GOP primary in Georgia, more folks have emailed asking for my thoughts. I’ve put them off to let the | Read More »
McConnell Experiences Election Cycle Catharsis – Sort of
This past year, we have witnessed the wholesale collapse of the Senate GOP Conference. With the help of Senate Republicans, Democrats successfully passed the fiscal cliff tax hike/stimulus bill, amnesty, a massive farm bill, an internet sales tax, and most recently – the confirmation of an array of radical executive nominees. Throughout this year, as John McCain and Lindsey Graham have divided the conference, everyone | Read More »
Clown Dresses As Obama At MO State Fair, Democrats Cry “Racism®” *UPDATED
A rodeo clown at the Missouri State Fair over the weekend donned an Obama mask instead of typical clown fare. The clown, a participant in the fair and not officially representative of the fair, broke the new golden rule: thou shalt not mock the President. [Show Me Progress photo] Senator Claire McCaskill called it “shameful.” “If what’s being reported is true, then it’s shameful and it’s unacceptable. | Read More »
40% Growth in Oil and Gas Jobs Since 2007. #oilandgas
From FuelFix.com, the energy blog of the Houston Chronicle: Jobs in the oil and gas sector have grown 40 percent in the last five years, helping to counteract the tepid one percent increase in total U.S. employment. The oil and natural gas industry created more than 162,000 jobs from 2007 to 2012 in drilling, extraction and support services, according to a report by the Labor | Read More »
Democrats: Filner Magically Cured Of The Pervs In Less Than Two Weeks
Bob Filner has emerged early from the therapy it’s claimed he went to after his raging case of Pervs was cured, say Democrats. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s chief of staff confirmed to 10News that the mayor began his therapy a week early and has already completed the program. On Friday afternoon, Chief of Staff Lee Burdick told 10News reporter Allison Ash that Filner began | Read More »
Missouri Voters May Get The Right To Vote For Employee Choice
With more than 91% of its workforce union free, Missouri is still one of those states that allow unions to have employees fired from their jobs for refusing to pay union dues. However, that could change.
According to Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Missouri voters may soon get the chance to vote whether to give employees the right to decide for themselves whether or not to fund union bosses by putting so-called Right-to-Work legislation on the 2014 ballot.
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We Should Not Have to Hold Our Noses
Cory Gardner was a tea party hero. In the last 48 hours, he’s become a weasel. Gardner bailed on a Tea Party Express event to support Congressman Meadows and Senator Lee’s attempts to defund Obamacare. Cory Gardner caved to pressure from the GOP leadership.We sent him to Congress as a fighter and instead he’s become a lover of the establishment. It’s a fact and I | Read More »
Have You Signed Up for Heritage Action’s Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour?
“More Americans than ever want Obamacare repealed.” Lately, we’ve seen that kind of headline with increasing frequency because the American people know Obamacare is a failure. And it should not come as a surprise – we’ve been warning about the fallout from Obamcare for years. The question is, what will the Republican-controlled House do about it. Before we can make the goal of stopping Obamacare into reality, we | Read More »
Terry McAuliffe is Fundraising Off RedState & Abortion Barbie
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.Terry McAuliffe just sent out a fundraising email. He clearly does not like RedState readers or me. Sounds like he is jealous of what we did for Ken Cuccinelli. Let me provide you the text: Do you recognize the name Erick Erickson? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is “no.”He’s an ultra-conservative blogger who popped up | Read More »
CNN and NBC Must #DumptheDocs
The liberal media is on notice: If you’re in the business of spending millions to promote Hillary Clinton, you will not take part in Republicans’ primary debates in the 2016 presidential election. On Monday, I sent letters to NBC and CNN informing them that the RNC will not sanction any primary debates they sponsor if they do not cancel their plans to promote Hillary Clinton. | Read More »
Wife Of Ft. Hood Survivor: “DOD Is Gagging Us” *UPDATED
Autumn Manning, wife of Army Staff Sgt. Shawn Manning who was wounded in the Ft. Hood terror attack, is speaking out on Twitter. Manning claims that the Department of Defense has “slapped victims of violence with gag orders” and is preventing them to discuss denial of benefits and other developments in the wake of the attack. The attack was famously classified as “workplace violence” and | Read More »
Colorado Democrats: We Love Guns Again!
So this just happened: Magpul just left Colorado due to the laws they passed which banned Magpul’s primary product — and banned Coloradans from purchasing their product. Colorado Democrats fought hard to disarm women on college campuses. When constituents (who were cut out of a decision about their Second Amendment rights by legislators who refused to put it on the ballot) got the chance to | Read More »
David Vitter Fights Back Against Obamacare
I reported yesterday that Senate Republicans and Democrats have declared truce over Obamacare as it relates to congressional staffers and members of Congress themselves. Republicans have decided they will not attack Democrats because they want the exemption too.One member of Congress who is not only enraged by this, but is willing to do something about it, is Louisiana Senator David Vitter. This afternoon he has | Read More »