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    Barack Obama Monotones

    Barack Obama again waited for Rush Limbaugh to go on vacation before addressing the public from the Oval Office. Like the last speech, this speech was, for three-quarters of it, dry and monotone — President Spock addressing the nation without emotion.Finally, at the end, Spockobama gave into emotion and showed some talking about the troops.Throughout though, the speech was a rather pathetic speech. Not since | Read More »

    Barack Obama Speaks

    Not since February of 2009 has Barack Obama spoken in depth about Iraq. Naturally, he waits for Rush Limbaugh to go on vacation to it — notice he always waits for Rush to go on vacation before addressing the nation from the Oval Office Beige Room. Here’s our traditional Cover-It-Live box. Have at it. Barack Obama Speaks From the Oval Beige Room

    The Joe Miller Moneybomb

    riends, there is a moneybomb underway for Joe Miller in Alaska.He needs all the support he can get right now.The odds of victory are in his favor, but he’s going to take a huge financial hit to keep the NRSC and Murkowski from stealing his victory.Support Joe with what you can. I know money is tight. But we need this guy in the Senate. And | Read More »

    The Blaze

    a href=”http://www.theblaze.com/”>The Blaze is off and to the races. I really like the look of this site.It’s kind of a Huffington Post-y sort of Big Government/Daily Caller-y sort of news and blog site. It is the first of its kind in a while, since maybe the Daily Beast, that has a site design I instantly like — good white space, good layout, easy navigation, etc.I’m | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 31, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 31, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Counting The Deaths On Commander-in-Chief Obama’s Impotent Hands 2. A Free Society And The Muslim Conundrum 3. Gallup: Generic ballot shows record Republican lead 4. Got cancer – and millions of dollars? Nancy Pelosi can help! 5. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D, TX-30) diverted scholarship money | Read More »

    David Vitter Heads to November

    David Vitter easily won the Republican Primary the other day. Now he is facing Charlie Melancon in the general election.Here’s the thing people don’t realize about David Vitter — with Jim DeMint and Tom Coburn, David Vitter is in the triumvirate of conservative champions in the Senate. So defiant toward the Democrats and many Senate Republicans has he been, that Chuckie Schumer, Bob Menendez, and | Read More »

    Giving up the Pretense on Socialism

    Tabitha has already hit this, but I want to come back to one point. I am referring to the insipid bit of bra burning in the pages of the New York Times lamenting the rise of Sarah Palin. There is one key bit of it worth noting: [The left has] done nothing to stop a[ ] … socialist-bashing Tea Party enthusiast Got that? They are | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 30, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 30, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. It Worked. NRA Not Endorsing Harry Reid. 2. The new normal in Nevada: Reid and Angle tied 3. Palin Media Bias Rears Its Head In Hilarious Wishful Thinking 4. Obama’s EPA to Regulate Hunters and Fisherman 5. Education Reform and New Jersey 6. RedState Gathering: | Read More »

    Glenn Beck Day

    I’m not paying attention to the 8.28 rally today to be honest. It is Evelyn’s 5th birthday and we’re on our way to look at dinosaurs and zoo animals in Atlanta.But I am struck by the left-wing outrage over all of this.The same people who have been saying for weeks it is a sign of tolerance to build a mosque at Ground Zero are screaming | Read More »

    It Worked. NRA Not Endorsing Harry Reid.

    I’m actually getting beat up a bit in email tonight from three different emailers saying, “See, I told you they wouldn’t do this.”The NRA is not endorsing Harry Reid.Two NRA board members emailed me today sending their congratulations to RedState members. Said one, “This is all you guys.”As the Wall Street Journal notes: Erick Erickson, founder of the influential conservative blog Redstate.com, urged his readers | Read More »

    Their Guy vs. Our Guy

    I got this from a friend on email and thought it was worth sharing.Their guy:Our guy:

    Oh Nooozzzzzzz. We can’t touch the judges.

    There is some ridiculous handwringing in this Washington Post article about voters daring — DARING I say — to throw judges off the bench for finding gay marriage in a state constitution.How dare the people exercise their right. The effort in Iowa worries not only gay rights advocates but some legal experts who say it is wrong to punish judges for an unpopular decision. For | Read More »

    Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think.

    17,000 of the 24,000 absentee ballots in Alaska will probably be counted Monday. Given Joe Miller’s late surge, it may not help him. However, I am told by a number of people that given where those absentee ballots came from and his overall support in the areas, the odds remain in joe Miller’s favor.But word is coming out of Washington that the National Republican Senatorial | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 27, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing  For August 27, 2010Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Liberal blog Talking Points Memo denies role in Carnahan firebombing.   2. Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think.   3. Put Georgia 8 on your radar   4. NBC/MSNBC & YouTube teamed with progressive orgs with financial ties to | Read More »

    Joe Miller Fires A Shot in Alaska

    he NRSC has sent its top lawyer to Alaska on Lisa Murkowski’s behalf and Joe Miller went on Fox today to point out the NRSC is inappropriately meddling in the race now, even though Murkowski is flirting with an independent or write-in bid.Well, I’ve just received a copy of a letter (PDF) from Miller’s attorneys demanding the disqualification of Lisa Murkowski campaign observer Bonnie Jack.The | Read More »