Tim Bridgewater’s Bribe
It turns out that Tim Bridgewater — the Utah Republican running for U.S. Senate against conservative Mike Lee — tried to bribe another candidate for her endorsement at the Utah State Nominating Convention. According to Cherilyn Eagar, Bridgewater offered to pay off her campaign debt IF she would endorse him before the final ballots were cast at the convention. Eagar is going out of her | Read More »
Jon Kyl Announces Pre-Emptive Surrender
Before hearings even start on Elena Kagan, Jon Kyl is declaring surrender. The number two Republican in the Senate says the GOP will not filibuster Kagan. Why give up the card early? Why signal to the base that there will be no fight? The Senate GOP can say there will be a fight, but if they are giving up their ultimate weapon early, a lot | Read More »
You Think China’s Gulags Are Bad? Let Me Tell You About Arizona.
You cannot parody the Obama Administration. China forcibly hauls women into vans to forcibly perform abortions, sends people to gulags, kills dissidents, etc., etc., etc. All of that apparently pales in comparison to Arizona. Yes, the Obama Administration is apologizing to China for Arizona’s existence. [Michael] Posner [the Assistant Secretary of State] said in addition to talks on freedom of religion and expression, labor rights | Read More »
I’m on the radio this morning
WMAC, the local radio station here in Macon that I’ve been filling in on occasionally, has locked in its plans for its new morning show. So I will only be filling in a few more days this week — filling in after being able to sleep late for a couple of weeks. So if you want to catch me on the radio, you’ve only got | Read More »
The Year of the Freedom Fighter
People close to the Jane Norton campaign are pushing out that Governor Palin will be endorsing Norton on Saturday in Colorado. I hope that is not the case, but all indications are that it is. Governor Palin and I were on stage together Friday in South Carolina for her endorsement of RedState friend Nikki Haley. We’re also together with Rand Paul and others. It is | Read More »
Morning Briefing for May 17, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For May 14, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good Morning from Macon. Yes, that would be me chatting with Governor Palin on the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol Building. We had a terrific time at the endorsement rally for my friend Nikki Haley. And yes, Governor Palin really is *that* terrific. So | Read More »
I think I need to give Dale Peterson some money
Just due to the sheer awesomeness of his campaign commercial. I notice, by the way, that he is iCaucus endorsed. I’ve got a growing body of friends who have serious issues with that group. Might have to dig into that.
On the Road with Nikki Haley & Sarah Palin
Big thanks to Lake Crazy for the awesome pictures of the event. I was not exactly in a position to take any. I went over yesterday to South Carolina and introduced Nikki Haley at her rally with Sarah Palin. It was a terrific experience. Sarah Palin really is a terrific lady. So too is South Carolina’s next Governor, Nikki Haley. Friends, we have a lot | Read More »
Princeton Demands We Not Show You Elegan Kagan’s Socialist Thesis
What are they worried about? The woman is a nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States and Princeton University demands we pull down the Kagan thesis on socialism. From: Daniel J. Linke Subject: Kagan senior thesis copyright violation Date: May 14, 2010 3:04:42 PM EDT To: email@example.com Dear Sir or Madam: It has been brought to my attention that you have posted Elena | Read More »
So Wait A Second! DeVore Polls Better Against Boxer Than Fiorina, But We’re Supposed to go With Carly?!?!
Somewhere along the way someone forgot one of the chief rules of politics: win the general election. We have been so focused on primaries, we’re forgetting that the endgame is victory in November not [insert your primary date here]. I remember in one of the campaign books James Carville and Paul Begala wrote that was actually very good (complete with a great pancake recipe), they | Read More »
Tark & Angle
I’ve gotten a lot of emails in the past few days about the Mason-Dixon poll showing Sharon Angle ahead of Danny Tarkanian in Nevada. Everyone wants my thought on it. Well, since you asked. I like Sharon Angle. I like her a lot. We backed Sharon Angle in her congressional race. I did a podcast with her. She is one of us. But, I also | Read More »
Morning Briefing for May 14, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For May 14, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good Morning. I’m headed to South Carolina this morning. Sarah Palin is endorsing Nikki Haley and Nikki Haley. I’m hung up on the Pentagon proposal to start giving yellow hearts to soldiers as medals for not killing the enemy. Only in Barack Obama’s America is it | Read More »
California Pro-Life Council Owes Chuck DeVore and Me an Apology
Maybe it is their lack of reading comprehension that led the California Pro-Life Council to endorse Carly Fiorina over Chuck DeVore. DeVore has a strong pro-life record. Fiorina does not. But they’ve gone too far now with this email: The conservative leader of Red State web-site has now asked Devore to please consider stepping down in order to stop the splitting of the pro-life vote | Read More »
BREAKING: We Have Elena Kagan’s College Thesis
This proves Elena Kagan is an open and avowed socialist. The woman declares that socialists must stick together instead of fracture in order to advance a socialist agenda, which Kagan advocates. 1 You can see for yourself right here (PDF). PULLED AT THE REQUEST OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY EXERCISING ITS COPYRIGHT RIGHTS. Keep in mind that Kagan wrote her thesis at the height of the cold | Read More »
Sarah Palin Endorses Nikki Haley
I’m headed to Columbia, SC where tomorrow Sarah Palin will officially endorse Nikki Haley for Governor. This is huge news. We at RedState have pushed for this for months and it is finally happening. Internal polling in South Carolina shows the momentum is seriously with Nikki Haley and she is moving into second place rapidly toward first place. LET’S GET NIKKI ELECTED.