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    Again I Say Fight!

    “If you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed, if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly, you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival. There may even be a worse case: you may have | Read More »

    NPR Fires Juan Williams For Telling the Truth

    National Public Radio has fired Juan Williams, its long time correspondent, over remarks Williams made on the O’Reilly Factor.Specifically, in a conversation about Islamic terrorism, Williams said on the O’Reilly Factor that he sometimes had fear on airplanes seeing muslim passengers in Islamic garb.NPR said Juan Williams’ comments “undermined his credibility as a news analyst with NPR” and “his remarks on the O’Reilly Factor … | Read More »

    Another Politico Hit Job

    Editorial Note: I missed Hogan’s post. Bumping this down botton. His is better. Here is the latest hit job on Sarah Palin. There is just one problem with it. It doesn’t appear to be true. Take, for example, this bit: According to a source familiar with the situation, she backed out of planned interviews with conservative talk-show hosts Sean Hannity and Mark Levin the morning | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 21, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 21, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. NPR Fires Juan Williams For Telling the Truth 2. Dick Blumenthal lying about death penalty stance. 3. Ivy League to bring back ROTC any second now, right? 4. Judge Rules Against New Drilling Regs 5. James Cameron: Green For Thee

    Back on Tonight

    I’ll be filling in for Herman Cain again tonight on WSB Radio from 7pm to 10pm.The call in number is 1-800-WSB-TALK.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com.Pay attention as I discuss precisely why Christine O’Donnell is legitimately my hero this campaign season.And consider this an open thread.

    Filling in for G. Gordon Liddy

    I’m filling in for G. Gordon Liddy today. The show airs live from 10am to 1pm ET and repeats through the day on various stations.You can listen live at http://www.radioamerica.org/streaming.htm.Consider this an open thread.

    Morning Briefing for October 20, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 20, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. On a programming note, I will be filling in for G. Gordon Liddy this morning from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET and for Herman Cain from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET. 1. Armageddon: What Democrats Are Hiding & Why They Are Really Scared 2. | Read More »

    I’ll Be Filling In For Herman Cain Tonight

    I’ll be filling in for Herman Cain tonight on WSB Radio from 7pm to 10pm.The call in number is 1-800-WSB-TALK.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com.Consider this an open thread.

    Senate Republicans May Not Try to Repeal Obamacare

    I have told you this before and I will tell you this again. Unless you elect Pat Toomey, Marco Rubio, Ken Buck, Ron Johnson, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Sharron Angle, and Joe Miller, we will never see Obamacare repealed.Senator Judd Gregg is up today saying that repeal is not recommended. Sen. Judd Gregg (N.H.), the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said that repealing | Read More »

    John Raese Gets a Big Endorsement

    John Raese has received the Charleston Daily Mail’s endorsement. That’s a pretty big deal for a Republican challenging the Governor of West Virginia for this Senate seat.For a sense of it, just consider that the newspaper considers their choice a “painful” one. WEST Virginians must soon choose who will represent them in the U.S. Senate for the next two years. The issue in the race | Read More »

    Rape and Ken Buck’s Record

    The left never ceases to amaze me in their willingness to use people to tar and feather their opposition through half-truths and lies. In much the same way the NAACP used the murder of James Byrd to attack George Bush with a series of lies, the left is doing the same with a rape victim in Colorado against Ken Buck.The Colorado Springs Gazette covers this | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 19, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 18, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Rape and Ken Buck’s Record 2. Left-Wing Blogger Starts a Fight at a Joe Miller Rally 3. Dallas Morning News Makes Case for Rick Perry While Endorsing Bill White for Texas Governor 4. Democrats Need to Heed the Wisdom of Darrell K. Royal 5. Merkel: | Read More »

    Left-Wing Blogger Starts a Fight at a Joe Miller Rally

    The media is buzzing today about an altercation that happened at the Joe Miller rally in Alaska.A left-wing blogger, Tony Hopfinger, tried to corner Joe Miller as Miller was departing. He kept shoving people to get to Miller and it did not go over well. The left tried to blow this up, as did Murkowski, but now several eye witness reports are coming out, along | Read More »

    Who Can Help Pat Toomey?

    Having driven Arlen Specter out of the party and now on the verge of winning Pennsylvania, we owe a great deal to Pat Toomey.Can any of you help? Toomey needs boots on the ground in Pennsylvania. With 15 days before the election, the more the merrier.If you are interested in heading to Pennsylvania to help Pat Toomey, email RedState@toomeyforsenate.com. They’ll have somebody monitoring the address, | Read More »

    Democrats Need to Heed the Wisdom of Darrell K. Royal

    It was Darrell K. Royal who originally said, “When you get to the end zone, act like you’ve been there before”In the past few weeks we’ve seen Charlie Crist attack Marco Rubio for not being Hispanic enough. Serously.Earl Perlmutter refused to shake hands with his opponent in Colorado.Jim Marshall in Georgia had an oppo researcher obtain the divorce records of his opponent’s parents.Jack Conway attacked | Read More »

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