Sarah Palin – the Ultimate GOP Surrogate

    An article in today’s Politico discusses Governor Palin’s efforts to help elect Republican candidates across the country. I get a lot of calls/questions about Governor Palin since the 2010 SRLC, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to make a quick comment. As most of you know the 2010 SRLC was the largest Republican Leadership Conference in over 30 years – with more speakers, more | Read More »

    Sarah Palin – the Ultimate GOP Surrogate

    An article in today’s Politico discusses Governor Palin’s efforts to help elect Republican candidates across the country. I get a lot of calls/questions about Governor Palin since the 2010 SRLC, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to make a quick comment. As most of you know the 2010 SRLC was the largest Republican Leadership Conference in over 30 years – with more speakers, more | Read More »

    Savagely Beaten… for wearing Sarah Palin pins?

    Allee Bautsch, chief campaign fundraiser for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and her boyfriend Joe Brown, were savagely beaten Friday night in New Orleans after leaving a Republican party fundraising dinner by a group of thugs who reportedly targeted the couple because they were wearing Sarah Palin pins. Bautch’s leg was broken and Brown incurred a broken jaw and nose as well as a concussion. The | Read More »

    Of Obama and Bellmen

    I spent the last three days as a guest of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. It was a tremendous success with over 3,500 activist Republicans and Tea Party members in attendance. With a great lineup of speakers fired up and on message for this election season, the crowd was excited, standing and cheering much of the time. There was a palpable excitement | Read More »

    SRLC: New Orleans and the Road to Victory

    The theme of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC) was “The road to victory begins in New Orleans.” Considering the history of the city, it’s oddly fitting for New Orleans to host SRLC. After Katrina, the Left and its media allies used the hurricane to paint the Republicans as incompetent, uncaring racists and the Republicans were too afraid to put the bulk of the blame | Read More »

    Pawlenty skips SRLC for MN NG troop return.

    Well, this is gratifyingly not 2012-related: Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will miss a major Republican gathering next month of possible 2012 GOP presidential contenders and instead will attend a welcome home ceremony for troops returning from Iraq, a Pawlenty spokesman tells CNN. The two-term Minnesota governor, who is considering a bid for his party’s presidential nomination in the next election, was scheduled to attend the | Read More »