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    Metrics of Success

    I sent out a fundraising pitch the other day to the RedState email list on behalf of American Majority. It was my pleasure to do so and I want to share it here with you. American Majority has real metrics of success this past year and I am quite proud of them.With campaign season over, it is time to get ready for the next steps | Read More »

    On This Nancy Pelosi Has My Thanks. God Bless Her.

    None of us here are fans of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But I believe in praising people, whether I agree with them or not, when they deserve it. And Nancy Pelosi deserves our praise today. You may not know it, but Pelosi is an ardent foe of the Chicoms’ human rights record. As documented in the wikileaks releases, the Chinese are scared to death of the | Read More »

    Why Governors Matter: Nikki Haley Takes on Barack Obama

    Nikki Haley is just so awesome.At a White House gathering for the new governors, Governor-Elect Haley confronted Mr. Obama and asked him to repeal Obamacare. Obama refused so Haley said she wanted an opt-out for South Carolina.She made sure the White House knew she was going to fight every step of the way on this.What is more awesome is that she demanded a refund to | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for December 3, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For December 3, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Who Made Them God? 2. Another punch to the gut of Keynesian economic “stimulus” 3. No compromise. 4. Stopping START. Part II 5. Bowles-Simpson is a Massive Tax Hike 6. Responding to the Two-Inch Crowd on Assange

    Who Made Them God?

    “If this plan passes we’ll be back at this in ten years …. The leviathan’s hunger cannot be contained unless we have the will to gut it.” To listen to the news coverage today, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles have become deities. No doubt Barack Obama will be jealous. The coverage of this Deficit Commission plan is ludicrous. The reporters breathlessly reporting on it are | Read More »

    Senate GOP Sells Out National Security for Tax Cuts

    Let’s be honest, there are many sexy issues in politics these day. The START Treaty is not one of them.No one other than Barack Obama and the Kremlin care about START.But we should. We should also care that the Senate GOP, thanks to the “skillful” negotiations of Jon Kyl (R-AZ), have decided to sell us down the river to Moscow in order to temporarily avoid | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for December 2, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For December 2, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Senate GOP Sells Out National Security for Tax Cuts 2. A Very Stupid Argument Advanced by Opponents of America 3. Pelosi Pulls One Last Political Stunt 4. Just Say No to Louie Gohmert’s Write-In Bid 5. The Texas Speaker’s Race 6. The TSA Lies In | Read More »

    Listen Live at 7pm ET

    I’m filling in for Herman Cain tonight on WSB out of Atlanta starting at 7pm ET.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com/.Consider this an open thread.

    Just Say No to Louie Gohmert’s Write-In Bid

    The Republican Study Committee is the group in the House of Representatives that makes up the real conservatives among the Republicans. The body frequently pushes back on squishy Republican ideas and, over the years, has come up with some pretty bold and unapologetically conservative policy ideas. (One side note — it needs to stop letting in every person with an “R” next to their name, | Read More »

    The TSA Lies In Response to RedState

    I’d like to be charitable, but more than a week after we highlighted an outrageous TSA action, the TSA finally decided to respond. It did so by flat out lying.The TSA’s response is to this post about my friend the soldier who experienced one of the most egregious bits of bureaucratic stupidity at the hands of the TSA to ever be documented.How does the TSA | Read More »

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    Thank God Ronald Reagan Was a Conservative Before Being a Republican

    Thank God that Ronald Reagan put his principles ahead of politics. As regular readers know, I’m not fully enamored by Dick Morris, but one of the best quotes on polling I’ve ever heard comes from Dick Morris. To paraphrase, Morris said politicians should never lead based on polling, but should lead based on principle and use polling to shape the message to enact those principles | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for December 1, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For December 1, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Thank God Ronald Reagan Was a Conservative Before Being a Republican 2. Gays in the Military 3. Eric Holder: Man on a Mission 4. The FDA in bed with Big Business 5. Gov. Jindal Calls Obama’s National Security Strategy ‘Dumb’ and ‘Dangerous

    Gays in the Military

    “We are talking about an American military that burns piles of Bibles lest any Muslim gets offended. What do Muslims hate more than Bibles? Gays. ” I greatly dislike talking about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. The topic drives me insane. I’m not serving on the front lines of the battlefield and I frankly think if you aren’t serving on the front lines, you should have | Read More »

    Eric Holder: Man on a Mission

    With a federal jury finding a terrorist not guilty of all but one charge, with a Somali teenager arrested for trying to blow up Americans at a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, with the wikileaks debacle, and with more and more to preoccupy the Attorney General of the United States, you’d think Eric Holder would be holed up in his office fighting the good fight. You | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 30, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 23, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Climate Conference Echo Chamber 2. Council on American Islamic Relations: A Co-Conspirator to Terror 3. The American Idol-ization of Abortion 4. Have Some Irish Coffee 5. Fred Upton’s Shocking Votes on Energy-Related Bills