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 »
Democrats Think Jack Conway’s Desperation Has Grown “Very Dangerous”
Things must be really bad for Jack Conway. He’s gone on offense against Rand Paul with attacks that (a) reach back to college days and (b) are filled with lies.When asked about it over the weekend, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill called Conway’s tactics “very dangerous.”Conway is directly attacking Rand Paul’s faith. It’s not only very dangerous, it is also disgusting. As Senator McCaskill notes, “Candidates | Read More »
Who is Norma Jean?
Some youthful videographers approached Congressman Lincoln Davis.It was all well and good until they mentioned some woman’s name — Norma Jean.Then the Congressman fled and his Chief of Staff shoved the cameraman.That all begs the question — who is Norman Jean? It isn’t Mrs. Davis. That much we know.
Alex Sink Loves Felons
I am a diehard Karen Handel supporter for Governor of Georgia. I believe Nathan Deal won the nomination by lying about Handel’s record. After Deal’s nomination, we now see what appears to be insurmountable allegations of corruption, bad business deals, near bankruptcy, etc.But all things being equal, I’ll be voting for Nathan Deal while holding my nose because even with all his problems, he is | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 18, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 18, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Condescender-in-Chief 2. Enabling identity theft, the Organizing for America way! 3. Alex Sink Loves Felons 4. Meet the Fallujah Four. 5. The UAW: The Curse that Just Keeps on Giving 6. Barney Frank’s Boyfriend heckles Sean Bielat. 7. Union Bosses Are Funneling Millions to | Read More »
The Real Rick Scott
As you know, I’m a fan of Rick Scott. I’ve known him for quite a while. I realize there is still ambivalence among a number of Bill McCollum supporters to support Rick, but I hope they will reconsider.Please read this article that came out late yesterday profiling Rick Scott. It’s in the Gulf Coast Business Review and really lays out everything you’d want to know | Read More »
Sharron Angle Scores
Harry Reid did not exactly give a stellar debate performance in Nevada last night. At one point he was muttering about being unable to find his notes.Along the way, Harry Reid was asked which Supreme Court Justice he admires and he said Antonin Scalia. California Attorney General Jerry Brown was unavailable for comment.Then Sharron Angle went in for the kill. She asked how it was | Read More »
Yes, I Am Voting for a Democrat
I have written before about Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. To say the least, I am not a fan.Last night in Georgia, a new revelation came out about Casey Cagle that solidifies a decision I’d already made. I will be voting for the Georgia Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor, Carol Porter.Last night in the 8th District Congressional Debate, Democrat Congressman Jim Marshall finally admitted what | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 15, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 15, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. RedState Rules 2. Marginalizing Jim DeMint: Are Senate Republicans Trying to Get Tom Coburn to Be Judas to Conservatives? 3. Let Dead, Defunct Economists Stay Dead 4. Democrats Try Riding Two Horses With One A** On Union Anti-Choice Bill 5. Dick Blumenthal’s Countrywide problem. 6. | Read More »
Let Dead, Defunct Economists Stay Dead
I gave a talk at the Heritage Foundation and the subject of economics and policy came up. I’ve been dwelling on this 2009 article in the New Zealand Centre for Political Research Weekly and I think it is relevant today too.I stumbled onto it a couple of weeks ago and think it makes a worthwhile point — we keep digging up these dead and defunct | Read More »
Marginalizing Jim DeMint: Are Senate Republicans Trying to Get Tom Coburn to Be Judas to Conservatives?
As you know, Senate Republicans are more than a little unhappy with Jim DeMint. The Senate GOP will see an influx of DeMint backed candidates after November. Consequently, the Senate GOP has become more fixated with marginalized Jim DeMint than fighting Barack Obama.For perspective, Mitch McConnell won’t even campaign against or speak ill of Harry Reid to help Sharron Angle. But his minion are all | Read More »
Time Magazine has released its 40 Under 40 list for the year. Question number two is “What’s your go-to political blog?”Among Republicans on the list, RedState.com is the most consistent answer. Those listing RedState as their go-to blog include Marco Rubio, Nikki Haley, George P. Bush, Sean Duffy, Nick Ayers, and Mike Lee.Surprisingly, among the Democrats, not a single person listed Daily Kos as a | Read More »
Why Not Barack Obama?
Last evening, the President of Chile called out by name two world leaders for special thanks for their support — British Prime Minister David Cameron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Barack Obama’s name was not mentioned.Barack Obama, purported leader of the free world, resides in the Western Hemisphere with the Chilean President and is supposedly restoring American greatness in the world.What has Barack Obama done | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 14, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 14, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Why Not Barack Obama? 2. Taxpayers are Against Earmarks – Will Elites Listen? 3. Congressman Charlie Wilson Is A Wife Beater 4. Democrats Are Funding Their Campaigns With Money Taken From Foreign Nationals 5. Tolerance and Diversity: Teaching Girls That Misogyny And Beatings Are An | Read More »
I am sitting in a Taco Mac in Atlanta right now eating supper. I have out my credit card not to pay for my meal, but to fund candidates. Tonight I am participating in the #1013bomb money bomb on Twitter along with a host of other outstanding conservative bloggers. Go on Twitter. Search for #1013bomb or just follow me at @ewerickson. I will be listing | Read More »