Boeing Bombshell: Machinists Union Bosses Negotiated Secretly Behind Local Members’ Backs
With the news last week that Machinists’ union members employed by Boeing in Puget Sound overwhelmingly rejected a proposed contract that would have meant years worth of work on the new Boeing 777X, much of the attention was focused on what it would mean for union members’ future and where the work would go following their rejection. As the long-term contract they voted down had | Read More »
Governor Nikki Haley at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
Along with Ted Cruz, Nikki Haley has the distinction of being at every RedState Gathering. As always, she’s a hit with the crowd. Video streaming by Ustream LINK
Mick Mulvaney at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
Congressman Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina spoke at the RedState Gathering. Video streaming by Ustream LINK
Senator Tim Scott at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
We had a problem with the video from the RedState Gathering and it has taken us a bit of time to get everything up and cut into individual speeches. I wanted to start rolling them out so those of you who could not be there have access. First up is Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina. Video streaming by Ustream LINK
Bruce Carroll on Defeating Lindsey Graham
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Bruce Carroll to discuss his battle to defeat Senator Lindsey Graham in South Carolina, how Graham has failed conservatives in the Palmetto State, and why the rodeo clown controversy illustrates the gross double standard in the main stream media.
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No Way in Hell Will I Support Nancy Mace
People keep asking me about Nancy Mace running against Lindsey Graham. At the RedState Gathering, people wanted to know why she wasn’t on the agenda. Well, by the time it became an issue, the agenda was full, but even had it not been full I would not have asked her to speak. I have said for a while that conservatives eager to beat the establishment | Read More »
RedState Gathering: Senator Tim Scott (R, SC).
This, again, isn’t the official footage by any means; but I did film some interviews of my own, and I’ll be putting them up this week. This, of course, is Tim Scott: old friend of the site, good guy in general. Moe Lane (crosspost)
Divorcing sex from marriage
“Aha!” cried liberals across the land, when the election returns from South Carolina came in, and the zombie political corpse of Mark Sanford had somehow managed to score a landslide victory over the vivacious Elizabeth Colbert Busch. ”Now we’ve got you right where we want you, Republicans! Your hypocrisy on family values will be your undoing!” The idea is to tear off Representative-Elect Sanford’s zombie arm – | Read More »
Mark Sanford Wins
Mark Sanford has won the special election in South Carolina’s first congressional district. He was abandoned by much of the South Carolina congressional delegation. He was abandoned by the NRCC and its fundraising. The Democrats outspent him by more than a 3 to 1 advantage. But the district favored him to begin with. Despite panic a few weeks ago, he recovered rapidly and closed a | Read More »
SC-01 Special Election Results Thread; UPDATE: Sanford Wins
UPDATE: As we all thought, I’m sure, the district has been called for Mark Sanford. Congratulations, governor! [UPDATE- Moe Lane] Now that the election is over, it is of course necessary to commemorate the way that the DCCC and Democrats have spent their resources here – to the best benefit of the Republican party. Two million all told, was it? Well, I guess that kind | Read More »
No Regrets on Mark Sanford
Today is the day in South Carolina. Mark Sanford vs. Elizabeth Colbert Busch. I have been one of the few national conservatives to, from the start of the primary to now, support Mark Sanford. Most of my friends, including most of the front page contributors here at RedState, disagreed. But win or lose, I have no regrets supporting Mark Sanford. The Republican primary voters of | Read More »
Sinners in the Hands of Angry South Carolina Voters
I make no apologies for supporting Mark Sanford in South Carolina. The Republican primary voters supported him. He has a record of voting the right way in Congress and doing the right things as Governor. Now, his personal life is a mess. That is true. I wish it were not. But I am still waiting for the perfect politician and have not found him. However, | Read More »
The fascinating homemade Elizabeth Colbert Busch attack video.
So, I was explaining to my wife Yeah, this is about the time in a South Carolina election cycle where you expect this sort of thing to surface; and she interrupted me with a There’s a formally-designated time when you release the campaign mug shots of a candidate? And I said If you actually have some? Sure: Sunday night before the election sounds about right. | Read More »
Elizabeth Colbert Busch must explicitly repudiate Dick Harpootlian’s bigotry.
Background: “South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian, a trial lawyer, longtime Democratic leader, and legendary figure in local politics, reportedly told a South Carolina Democratic Party dinner [Friday night*] that the Democratic challenger would send “Nikki Haley back to wherever the hell she came from.”” Harpootlian, of course, has a history of these kinds of remarks:
NRCC & GOP About to Give Labor Unions a Huge Win
It is an amazing testament to how bad the other candidates were that Mark Sanford ran away with the race in South Carolina’s first congressional district. A deeply flawed man, he was the one guy the primary voters knew wouldn’t go wobbly in Washington. But they, and I, presumed he was over the issues with his ex-wife. Unfortunately, a couple of weeks ago we learned | Read More »