Our Path Forward Is Not Moderation, It Is Infrastructure
As has been addressed in detail by many of the editors here at RedState the usual suspects have gleefully sounded the call for a purge of social conservatism, as they always do, as a political, cultural and structural solution for all that ills the GOP. Those rushing to the media to make these pronouncements are acting like frightened children lost in the woods, an unsurprising | Read More »
An Election Night Primer on the House Races
There’s been a lot of attention focused on the race for the Senate this year. The House races, on the other hand, have become a forgotten footnote on the 2012 election map. The reason is quite simple: Republicans will retain control of the House, irrespective of the outcome of the presidential election. At present, Republicans control 242 seats and Democrats control 193 seats (a few | Read More »
Obama Campaign Staffer Arrested For Sexual Assault
Luke Buchanan, Field Organizer at Organizing For America, has been arrested and is being detained in Larimer County jail for “Unlawful Sexual Contact” according to reports from CBS 4 in Denver and a press release from the Loveland Police Department.
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For Romney and Obama It’s All About the Ground Game Now
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Scott Conroy to get his on the ground view of the race for the White House, why both campaigns think Iowa is winnable, and how the different approaches to get out the vote efforts may make a key difference in these closing days of the campaign.
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Race for the Senate Heats Up in Final Days
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Grace Wyler to discuss the race for the Senate, the media firestorm brewing over recent comments by Richard Mourdock, and Obama’s closing argument in these final days of the campaign.
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It’s Ground Game Time For The Win In 2012
Not a lot remains about which to philosophize. Two weeks remain, the debates have finished and Campaign 2012 is down to the brass tacks of game-day execution. Having read everyone’s polls until I’m sick of the concept, I can boil election 2012 down to the following if/then/else statement.
If turnout >= D+5, then Barack Obama is re-elected
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Else, America is liberated.
Join Madison Project’s Code Red Ground Game for Victory
So what are you willing to do in order to save our Republic from Obama and his minions? Despite our historic electoral gains during the 2010 midterm elections, we left a number of seats on the table and squandered even bigger gains. Many Republican insiders blame our losses in some statewide races on the sub par performance of the selected candidates. While in some cases | Read More »
The Political Bust of TV Ads
Let’s be honest: as a medium, television just isn’t what it used to be. We live in a digital age, where the glowing screen in our living rooms that once dominated information and entertainment now has competition from a myriad of sources. From Facebook to YouTube and tablet publications to on-demand streaming video, to the existence of DVRs and TiVo, television is being challenged from | Read More »
Jay Cost on the Fallout From Walker’s Win in Wisconsin
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Jay Cost to discuss the fallout from Scott Walker’s victory in Wisconsin, the impact on the labor movement, and whether lessons learned by Republicans can be exported nationwide come November. We’re brought to you as always by Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email | Read More »
American Majority Action Unveils Killer GOTV Digital Technology
As a movement, we have enjoyed unparalleled growth over the past few decades, particularly, over the past few years with the advent of the Tea Party. We have more conservative thinkers, writers, talk radio hosts, and organizations than Ronald Reagan would have ever imagined. Most importantly, we have more passion and grassroots activism than ever. However, the most direct way to affect conservative change is | Read More »
Become A Force Multiplier: Five simple tasks for American Activists
Some background to the presentation below: After observing the trends on the Left for many years, in early February 2009, during a meeting with a friend familiar with the “hydra” that the Left had built, we lamented on how there was nothing on the Right to combat the behemoth that had been built by unions, the institutional Left, with the help of the mainstream media, | Read More »
It’s Tuesday. Don’t Forget To Go Vote Today.
Just a reminder, Tuesday is Election Day—and that means we need to vote and help ensure that others get out to vote as well. While there are elections throughout the country, there are several campaigns and issues that [in part, via WaPo] are listed as ‘Most Watched.’ Here they are, with some recommendations: State Issues: In Arizona… Pro-Amnesty forces are attempting to eliminate State Senator Russell Pearce | Read More »
What Happened At RightOnline
Promoted from Diaries – ML Redstate’s own ColdWarrior and Ron Robinson invited several precinct activists from around the country to sit on a panel at the recent RightOnline conference, put on by Americans for Prosperity. Our topic was the “Importance of Precinct Activism”. Below the fold you will find some more details that I didn’t include in my portion of the event, and get to | Read More »
I Guess the RNC Is Clueless
I wasn’t going to go there, but after this piece went up, I got an email from RNC Spokesman Doug Heye, who wrote: We in fact did have a 72 hour program. Not sure why you would claim that we didn’t. Well Doug, I go it from you. See this Roll Call article. The RNC traditionally runs the GOTV operation for Capitol Hill, which includes | Read More »
Political Malpractice: The GOP Should Have Had Bigger House Gains
“Our success last Tuesday is covering up some very fundamental and institutional problems that will hurt us in 2012.” Just the facts. That’s all I’m going to give you here — no blame game. No names. Largely because I don’t want RNC people calling and crying and trying to spin me when all I’m doing is pointing out some facts. It has been suggested that the | Read More »