P R E S S   R E L E A S E   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INFO: Ron Robinson, Conservative Action Center Project     TECH SUMMIT COMMUNITY RESPONDS TO GOP CALL Tech Developers to Deliver Open Action Center Tools to Republican Activists   Washington, DC (PRWEB)  March 12, 2009 — Last month, the Republican National Committee hosted the GOP Tech Summit in Washington DC | Read More »

    That Every Man Can Make Himself, Part II

    The other day I wrote about Abraham Lincoln’s idea of what makes the United States great. His determination was that in this country “every man can make himself.” For that reason, we were and remain, in Lincoln’s words, “the wonder and admiration of the whole world.” As Barack Obama’s approval rating dips, the Republican Party’s approval rating is still in the gutter. We have no | Read More »

    Suggestions for the starting point for the GOP.

    Lately, I have been hearing about Republican folks like Steele, Megan McCain, Frum, and a few others who seem to want to pick a fight with conservative folks like Limbaugh, Hannity, Coulter, et. al, for control of the Republican party.  It seems it is like a fight between Moderates and true conservatives. Let’s start the arguement like this.  If you believe in the following thing, | Read More »



    The Republican Party is at a major crossroads with no updated map, GPS, working compass, or the knowledge of navigating by the stars.  Different fractions of the party want to go a different way.  Each fraction believes that they are right.  They often refuse to listen to other people.  I have some advice.  GROW UP.  We, as a party, need to decide what is important.  Establish that and then decide how to work from there.  | Read More »

    The RFP

    I have been digging some more on the RFP I wrote about last week. In fact, I think pretty much everyone with a blog has written about it. Well, there is a new RFP out now with a lot more detail. David All sent it around this morning. Speaking to people familiar with what went on, it appears this was a case of bad timing. | Read More »

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    Rebuild the Party: Technology Death by White Paper

    I am very, very concerned about the direction we are headed in with technology in both the Republican Party and the conservative movement. Frankly, I am profoundly disappointed.The RNC effort is a frustrating exercise consisting of multi-ton white papers that will no doubt be ignored. Friday’s RFP to redo the website has given the lie to the RNC’s efforts about transparency. Based on the | Read More »

    Today’s Headlines — March 10, 2009 World loses more than $50 trillion — $900M Dulles rail deal back on track — Body odor: New proof of ID? — Dean says ‘enough’ on Limbaugh — Obama to demand ‘rigorous’ school standards — Funding of embryo experiments OK’d — CURL: ‘Snowflake’ baby stars opposite Obama — Legislators pack fundraiser hosted by Podestas Event raises money | Read More »

    That Every Man Can Make Himself

    It was 1856. Fifty-five months before the civil war ripped the nation apart. Abraham Lincoln was on stage speaking to Republicans in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ten thousand people showed up to hear the lanky lawyer from Illinois. Lincoln was a gifted speaker, but he was awkward. He stood out in a crowd. Lincoln opened his mouth. His speech was no Gettysburg address. But a nation already | Read More »

    The War on the Rich and Where You Stand

    There’s a war going on outside no man is safe from President Obama and his czars. The White House is putting the rich on notice: “You’re days of “greed” and high rolling are over” But as they seek to tax those making 250,000 a year, one must ask: “Is 250,000 rich or upper middle class?” You know, because there’s a difference between rich and upper | Read More »

    Limbaugh is Not Our Leader. He is Our Benchmark…

    Limbaugh seems to be enjoying the ride as his sturdy little craft is being carried along by the swift current called the daily news cycles.   And the fact that millions more are now tuning in to his talk show hasn’t hurt his Arbitron rating, either.  Rush is being touted by friend and foe alike as the leader or de facto leader of either the Conservative Movement, | Read More »

    Clarification: Does NOT Want Activists:  << GOP Action Center Project (Renegade) Lee posted here that while the GOP does indeed need an Activism Center, it’s not the job of the grassroots to provide it if the GOP won’t.   I disagree.   Vigorously. We are 17 months from the mid-term election.  A well-designed Action Center for conservatives could well mean the difference between a small conservative/moderate advance and a majority | Read More »


    A Time for Principles and A Time To Recapture Our Destiny

    There are those in our country who can’t wait to sign America’s death certificate. They’ve long held contempt for America and her people, and when they see her on wounded knee, they move in to strike her down for good. But little do they know the spirit which burns in the dead of night, ever true, ever stronger. Little do they know her people, who | Read More »


    Proposal For RedState and ‘The Party’

    This post is in reference to the concept presented in ‘this post’. First off, allow me to commend Ron Robinson’s intent! The party should be all about outreach and contact and activism, but Republicans, by our very nature are not activists. Activism in Republican circles always amounts to a great start and a quick fade. Protesters do not stand up and march for the proper, | Read More »

    Hijack Call for Developers, Admins & Moderators

    While Erick was preparing this RNC Fail post, I was busy setting up the web site below to get action started on the web site we really need.  The RNC RFC for a new web site does not even mention the tools RNC activists would need to win in 2010.  The tools I suggest we need are at the bottom of this post. (Tools like | Read More »

    End of the Week Open Thread: Keep an Eye on John Thune

    A guy I’ve been reading about since the start of the 2008 election is John Thune. We don’t hear much about Thuney but he seems to be a reasonable guy with solid principles and a good track record as a Senator. What do you guys think? You can read more about him on Wikipedia