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    A Couple of Problems With Blaming Curt Anderson

    First, you should know that yesterday, well before the blame game started, a buddy of mine called me and said he was hearing from people close to Cain that they thought Curt Anderson was behind this.That was preceded and followed by calls from several reporters who’d seen my piece saying it was probably another campaign’s opposition research. The reporters were telling me they are hearing | Read More »

    The Herman Cain Campaign Is Stuck on Stupid

    If I were allowed to use the word retarded these days, I’d use it to describe the Herman Cain campaign these days. But it is another word we’ve axed on the list for some legitimate reasons. Truth be told, I sometimes still use it and I think it might fit here. Nonetheless, I’ll go with stupid. The Cain Campaign has made it official. It believes | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 3, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 3, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Grow the RedState radio empire. Please support Ben Howe today. 2. The Herman Cain Campaign Is Stuck on Stupid 3. The Rick Perry Statement on Herman Cain 4. Why It Doesn’t Matter Who Leaked The Cain Sex Scandal 5. Frank Lautenberg/Rush Holt paid out race-tinged | Read More »

    The Rick Perry Statement on Herman Cain

    It is here. Just interviewed him. More later with video.

    This Actually Makes the Cain Campaign Look Worse

    We have the response from the Cain campaign. It’s all Rick Perry’s fault. Or rather, it is Rick Perry’s consultant Curt Anderson who is to blame. And Chris Wilson, who says he knows about it because of his time at the National Restaurant Association, works for a Perry Super PAC. Curt Anderson was Herman Cain’s strategist when he ran for the Senate. So let’s get | Read More »

    Regarding Herman Cain: It’s Not Racism. It’s Opposition Research.

    “Herman Cain had ten days to get in gear and prepare a response. He did not do it. Regardless of the facts or merit of the case, that’s a problem.” I have had fun with it too. I think it is hilarious that the same day the Politico’s Roger Simon claims being racist gives you an advantage within the GOP, the Politico does a hit | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 2, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 2, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. FBI arrests 8 in Florida for absentee ballot fraud2. While Left Tells Assaulted Women Hush Up, SC Sheriff Empowers Saying ‘Ladies, Arm Yourselves’3. Republicans Must Oppose Reid’s Minibus Bill

    Welcome to the Family, Cathy Taylor

    As some of you know, RedState is owed by Eagle Publishing, Inc. One of our sister publications within the Eagle Publishing family is Human Events, Ronald Reagan’s favorite newspaper.Today Eagle Publishing, Inc. announced that Cathy Taylor is set to be the new print and digital editor of Human Events. From the press release:Ms. Taylor has served as the Orange County Register’s Opinion and Commentary Editor | Read More »

    Days of Whine and Poseurs

    “For so long Republican congressmen have gotten to go home calling themselves conservative while doing jack for the cause. Heritage Action holds them accountable.” We’ve made a bit of a mistake as a conservative movement fixating so much on the race for the White House. There’s a behind the scenes fight happening in Washington right now. Congressional Republicans are not just selling us out, they | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 1, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For November 1, 2011Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Days of Whine and Poseurs   2. The Herman Cain Allegations   3. Obama Administration Flip-Flops on Charitable Giving   4. Nancy Pelosi Goes ‘Rogue’: Boeing Should Either Close Down SC Plant Or Unionize It   5. Telling the Truth About Medicare   6. The | Read More »

    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

    I read historic biographies. They are the books I like most. I don’t have much time for fiction, so I would at least like to read something well written about someone real who did something historic. John Adams by David McCullough remains one of my favorites. William Pitt by William Hague is another. I sat down last week on my iPad and began reading, until | Read More »

    The Herman Cain Allegations

    Back when I was a lawyer I handled several sexual harassment suits. None of mine settled for less than the high end of six figures. Reading about these two complaints, my gut reaction to them is that settling for five figures, which could be as little as $10,000.00 and as high as $99,999, was “go away” money. If the Chief Executive Officer of the National | Read More »

    Will the Tea Party in Oregon Primary Him?

    He was elected in 1998, and is serving in his 7th term. The Almanac for American Politics says, “he is a conservative on fiscal issues but more moderate on cultural issues.” The Almanac doesn’t know what it’s talking about. He is certainly bad on a host of cultural issues in his support for using federal funds to clone humans, conduct stem cell research that destroys | Read More »

    Mitt Romney: The Magically Malleable Man of Mystery

    Mitt Romney is probably thanking his lucky stars the Politico decided to drop a Sunday night hit piece on Herman Cain alleging Cain sexually harassed at least two women. Had it not happened last night, this morning the political world would be talking about George Will’s stinging take down of Mitt Romney and conservatives who support him coupled with Chris Wallace’s observation that Mitt Romney | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 31, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 31, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Mitt Romney: The Magically Malleable Man of Mystery2. The Oppo Dump on Herman Cain Begins in Earnest3. UFCW Bosses Busted For Racketeering, Extortion, Money Laundering & More…4. The CBO Has Been Occupied by OWS’s Intellectual Inequality