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    Didier Behaves Like Those He Campaigned Against

    In Delaware, Mike Castle is refusing to endorse Christine O’Donnell.In Florida, Bill McCollum is flirting with the Democrats.In Alaska, Lisa Murkowski is considering going write-in to cling to power.These are the faces of the establishment. They have been beaten and then took their footballs off the field.Clint Didier ran against the establishment. He ran against people like that. But it wasn’t enough. Many conservatives, myself | Read More »

    A Note on Delaware

    It took Sharron Angle 3 days to get to $500,000.00 after getting the GOP nomination in Nevada. Since then, her fundraising flow has not stopped. In Delaware, Christine O’Donnell has reached $500,000.00 in less than 24 hours from her win. Nice. P.S. You can donate to O’Donnell’s campaign here.

    GOP, Inc. As Darth Vader Starring Rob Jesmer As the Guy in the Suit

    It is a delightful morning. The National Republican Senatorial Committee and the GOP Establishment, including Karl Rove in full on meltdown last night on Fox News, has been beaten yet again in Delaware by the supposedly crazy girl from the fringe who could not possibly take out the 12 time elected Republican Mike Castle.Christine O’Donnell was crazy . . . crazy like a fox.The reputation | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 15, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 15, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Don’t Repeat the Mistakes of the Past 2. Facts About the RedState Gathering 3. Senate GOP Leadership Begins Setting The “Blame Conservatives” Narrative 4. AP: Sharron Angle “is Anti-Anything Latino” 5. Jack Conway Using His Position in Kentucky to Kill Small Businesses

    Congratulations Christine O’Donnell

    he same people who told us we had to go with Charlie Crist also told us we had to go with Mike Castle.The Republican voters of Delaware said, “no thanks,” just like the voters in Florida.Tonight Christine O’Donnell is the Republican nominee in Delaware and Mike Castle is defeated.A pretty good night so far.

    Jack Conway Using His Position in Kentucky to Kill Small Businesses

    Jack Conway is the Democrats’ Senate nominee in Kentucky. He is also Kentucky’s Attorney General. And Conway is on a one man mission to kill a large number of small businesses in Kentucky.He’s also abusing his position to help a major Kentucky business in the process.Here’s the deal. When you pass a FedEx truck on the road, you are passing a small businessman. That driver | Read More »

    Castle & Impeachment

    I had wanted to post this earlier today, but got busy getting ready for a two week trip. It is still timely and relevant.Over the past 24 hours, Mike Castle has been attacked for voting to refer Articles of Impeachment to the House Judiciary Committee against President George W. Bush.He did. So did 24 other Republicans including Peter King of New York.Now, I don’t know | Read More »

    Thank the Lord for Rush, Sean, and Mark

    t has been terrific to hear Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Mark Levin come to Christine O’Donnell’s defense.This race is not about Republicans winning. This is about conservatives not giving in. As Rush Limbaugh said earlier today, there are some Republicans not worth electing. Mike Castle is one of them. Fight it out in the threads if you want. At least, and praise God, this | Read More »

    Facts About the RedState Gathering

    Sorry to those of you who were unable to register for the RedState Gathering. I’ve gotten a few emails. Unfortunately, we cannot do same day registrations this year due to a number of issues involved in the event.Hey, we told ya to register.Here’s what you need to know.First, the dress will be business casual. NOTE: This is Austin, TX, so “business casual” includes jeans and | Read More »

    Senate GOP Leadership Begins Setting The “Blame Conservatives” Narrative

    Here’s the situation on the ground: if the GOP makes significant gains in the United States Senate, it will be in spite of the best efforts of the Senate Republicans. The Senate GOP stood with Charlie Crist and conservatives stood with Marco Rubio. The Senate GOP stood with Arlen Specter and conservatives stood with Pat Toomey. The Senate GOP stood with Trey Grayson and conservatives | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 14, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 14, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Must See TV: Milton Friedman in Defense of Capitalism 2. Against Mike Castle: Mike Castle Ain’t Backbone 3. For Mike Castle: What’s At Stake In Delaware 4. And Now, A Word From Mark Kirk 5. Grading Green: Obama’s Plan To Frowny Face Your Car 6. | Read More »

    Must See TV: Milton Friedman in Defense of Capitalism

    or you radio guys, the audio of this is worth playing — no video needed to get the point.Milton Friedman defends capitalism to Phil Donohue.

    Meghan McCain’s Dirty, Sexy Politics

    Our own Leon Wolf has the definitive review of Meghan McCain’s new book. On June 20, 2002, the United States Supreme Court decreed, in the case of Atkins v. Virginia, that the mildly mentally retarded were categorically exempt from capital punishment, reasoning that fully functional adults of diminished mental capacity were as a matter of law not as culpable for their acts.  Writing eloquently in | Read More »

    The Obama Tax Increase and Small Business

    John Boehner, on Sunday, suggested that he might be willing to support a tax package that included Barack Obama’s tax increase on job creators — those making more than $250,000.00 a year.There are some important points to consider.First, this tax increase is, according to the Democrats, a tax increase on the rich. This is code for “job creators.” Neither you nor I have ever met | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 13, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 13, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Obama Tax Increase and Small Business 2. Sic Transit Gloria Green Jobs. 3. Se habla ‘moratorium’? Tengo ‘$1 billion’, amigo! 4. California’s politics, free speech, and video games.