Stopping Sarah Palin
Much has been made of this story about Republicans attacking Sarah Palin and trying to stop her.There have been some ferocious denials today about it. Many would-be 2012 candidates have denounced it, etc.Here are the facts: there is a significant, though small contingent of heavily anti-Palin forces at the upper echelons of the Establishment GOP in Washington.A good number of them are actually Hill staffers | Read More »
Trouble in Paradise?
According to the Morning Joe some of his life long Republican buddies down in Florida refuse to vote for Rick Scott in the governors race so they, according to Morning Joe will hold their noses and vote for Scott’s opponent Democrat Alex Sink. Now, think about that for a minute, you’re voting for Rubio, yet you just can’t bring yourself to vote for Rick Scott | Read More »
The Arrogance of Power Pt. 1: Kenny Bingham’s Ugly Inner Self
On September 28th, there was a meeting of local GOP members and citizens at Hudson’s BBQ on Hwy. 378 in Lexington, SC. SC State Senator Ronnie Cromer and SC House Representative Kenny Bingham were there to talk and answer questions. I can’t say enough good things about the variety of great tasting food there at Hudson’s so if you’re in the area, please be | Read More »
Is Jim DeMint Involved in the Smear Campaign Against Nikki Haley?
Senator DeMint has not in any way disassociated himself from the smear campaign by the group, “Conservatives for Truth in Politics” http://garnetspy.com/2010/10/28/tiping-the-truth/ that was co-founded by his good friend Dr. Woodard and the infamously stretched face of Cyndi Mosteller. That’s an awfully high profile connection to ignore in this case considering the extreme nature of Woodard’s smear campaign. Just how deep is DeMint involved in this smear campaign?
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, corporate welfare
, cyndi mosteller
, Jim DeMint
, larry marchant
, nikki haley
, Republican Party
, South Carolina
, tea party
, Will Folks
What Is It About Years Ending In Zero?
2000 – Bush v Gore. After numerous recounts, Supreme Court finally steps in to end the madness. 1980 – Ted Kennedy challenges Jimmy Carter for Democratic nomination, but Kennedy can’t explain why he wants to run for President. 1970 – Indiana Senate race between Richard Roudebush (R) and R. Vance Hartke (D). Hartke seated by US Surpreme Court, recount took 2 years. 1960 – JFK | Read More »
Is Your Word Just Another Word?
Do we truly mean something when we say it? Do we believe in honor, in our yes being yes and our no being no? It’s one thing to give a caveat or when you make a proclaimation or statement; it’s something more weighty when you say, “I will…” To be sure, no one is perfect, and daily we all say things we either don’t follow | Read More »
, Jim DeMint
, Republican leadership
, Rush Limbaugh
, South Carolina
, third party
Obama’s failure will make black voters relevant again
Barack Obama is doing something that no politician has done in 50 years. He is making black voters politically relevant again. Blacks have been largely irrelevant to the political discussion for much of the last 50 years. Not that they haven’t been important on Election Day. On the contrary, the black vote has been very important on Election Day for decades. It’s the black voters | Read More »
Leadership from the New 70
Actually, I’m leaning for 75 even 80, but will takes bets on anything under 60. We need to give them a name, though. To me the new GOP Pledge is mostly an irrelevancy, but I want to keep to my own pledge of speaking as little ill as possible of the standing GOP until they are safely established as the new majority party on Nov | Read More »
FisCons, the GOP and victory: A star-crossed lovers triangle
The Republican establishment and fiscal conservatives have a history not unlike that of Rick and Ilsa in Casablanca. Their paths seem to cross only when they are thrown together by extreme events, at which time they get along like matches and fireworks but are quickly cast apart. For most of the 20th and 21st centuries, fiscal conservatives have been forced to temper our disaffection with | Read More »
Some Contradictory Thoughts On The GOP Pledge.
Let me begin by reiterating my sincere respect and gratitude for all the work Eric Erikson and the other Redstate.com staff members have performed in giving ideological conservatives a place to pontificate, evangelize and some days, just flat-out vent. I issue that statement in hopes of banking enough positive account equity to avoid foreclosure on my user account. It would constitute foreclosure for arguing respectfully, | Read More »
TN 5th District Congress Seat “Not So Safe Anymore”
This seat has a great story. Since 1875 democrats have controlled Nashville’ 5th District Congressional seat- 135 years. It is the Jackson Seat. In the center of this District is President Andrew Jackson’s home. Because of his contribution to shaping much of Early America, “Old Hickory’s” image adorns our $20 bill. Nashvillian’s have a Jackson Day celebration every year. David Hall would be the first | Read More »
Coffee and Markets: The Pledge, America’s Childbirth Problem, and Obama’s Collapsing Policy Team
In today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, we’re talking about the Tea Party Movement, the Republicans’ latest pledge to America, and the upheaval in the White House’s staff. We’re also talking to Weekly Standard senior writer Jonathan Last about his powerful new piece on America’s One Child Policy. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment.com and Stephen Clouse and Associates. We’d also like to | Read More »
Rage: House Republicans Release Unworkable ‘Pledge to America’
Tomorrow in a big whoop-tee-doo press conference in Virginia (at a hardware store no less) we will witness House Republicans release their ‘Pledge to America‘ (embedded below). I’m very glad that we will soon be seeing a number of these House Republicans replaced – most likely with true conservatives. First the broad view: Gingrich’s Contract with America could easily be summarized on a single page. | Read More »
My new reality?
Vlema Hart asks, “Is this my new reality?” after expressing her disappointment in the President. Sadly the answer is “Yes,” until we make some important changes in November. Obama had some help from here in Colorado in all this from our appointed junior Senator, Michael Bennet. We affectionately call him “Rubberstamp” as he is a sure vote for Obama on the stimulus, health care and | Read More »
Christine O’Donnell – Senator or martyr for the cause…
Tuesday’s selection of Christine O’Donnell as the GOP nominee in Delaware has brought to a boil the debate that has been simmering in the Republican Party for years. The front lines of that fight played themselves out in front of cameras throughout the week. The first shot came from Karl Rove on Tuesday night when he savaged her on Sean Hannity. While Rove said that | Read More »