The Myth of the Government Shut Down
There is a lot of talk these days about how the GOP cannot afford to shut down the government like they did in 1995. “Remember,” they the chattering class say, “the GOP got destroyed at the polls in 1996.” That talk has everything to do with the Democrats winning the message battle in the media, but has nothing to do with anything else. Let’s roll | Read More »
Now Is The Time. Today Is The Day. Let’s Have a Coup.
“In 2010 the tea party movement led outside the GOP. This year the tea party should take over the GOP.” It is abundantly clear as we head toward finding a new chairman for the Republican National Committee that the committeemen of the RNC have grown out of touch with the Republican activists they rely on each year to give money, knock on doors, and vote.The | Read More »
“One enterprising Senator can blow the whole thing up by threatening to object to every unanimous consent over the next two years.” Within the next 24 hours, liberal senators will try to kill the filibuster. Many of the senators who will support killing the filibuster were its most ardent supporters when the Republicans controlled the White House and Senate. My how times change.Here’s what will | Read More »
Morning Briefing for January 4, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For January 4, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Fight Back! 2. National debt increased 60% under Speaker Pelosi 3. Senator Jim DeMint: Conservative Of The Year 2010 4. Pence for President 5. East St. Louis Cops Get a Bad Case of the Blue Flu
Much Ado About Palin
The left and Republican Palin Haters have been in open pants soiling mode late this afternoon over my post on Mike Pence. It is truly a matter of reading what one wants to read.Here’s what they are reading. But right now I am not excited by or inspired by any of them save Sarah Palin and, as much as I love Sarah Palin, I am | Read More »
Pence for President
If confession is good for the soul, let me pour out my soul for you. As I stood at the beginning of 2008, I find myself in the same position here as we now begin the very real discussions of who should be the candidate for the GOP in 2012.Let me be clear: I will support the nominee, whoever she or he may be.But right | Read More »
You Are Entering a Republican Zone
This post was originally written by Bob Hahn on July 1, 2005. I have tweaked it just a bit and am bringing it back. Please note that while generally written about the great Democrat vs. Republican divide, the advice herein applies equally well to those all on the same side of the big ditch but who, for varying reasons, cannot get along.Who should read this?You | Read More »
Senator Jim DeMint: Conservative Of The Year 2010
Human Events has named Senator Jim DeMint the 2010 Conservative of the Year. They asked me to write the profile. He did not start out a conservative fighter. He was no warrior when he first arrived on Capitol Hill in 1999. Jim DeMint had replaced Rep. Bob Inglis in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District. Inglis had vacated the seat to run a losing race against | Read More »
A Concern About Reince Preibus
UPDATE on Priebus: I had earlier noted the Anderson brothers backing Priebus. Apparently this info was conflated from the Anderson brothers doing work in Wisconsin for the state party. They are not, however, backing Priebus————I have a concern about Reince Preibus and it has nothing to do with whether or not he or his law firm helped communities get stimulus money.Back in January of 2009, | Read More »
Morning Briefing for January 3, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For January 3, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Happy New Year! 1. House Rules Package is a Nice First Step to Control Spending 2. A Concern About Reince Preibus 3. SIGA’s stocks more than double since SEIU’s Andy Stern was hired on board 4. A Union Boss in Charge of Procurements? What could possibly | Read More »
I’m Quotin’ GOD!
Last night was my finest night on radio ever. This, by the way, was one of the highlights. Enjoy it.I’ll be back on the radio tonight filling in for Herman Cain between 7pm and 10pm ET. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.
Georgia Democrats Descend Into Parody and Race Baiting
If you are a Republican, you wear white sheets and attend midnight meetings. That is if you believe Robert Brown.Brown is now, after the decimation of Democrats in Georgia, the highest ranking Democrat in the whole state. He serves as leader of the Democrats in the State Senate.On a local television program in Middle Georgia, Senator Brown was asked about a series of party switchers | Read More »
Morning Briefing for December 30, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For December 30, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Georgia Democrats Descend Into Parody and Race Baiting 2. On Vick and values 3. Union Pickets Baltimore’s City Paper Demanding Reporter’s ‘Resonation’ 4. What the BLS survey modification will and will not do.
Filling in for Herman Cain Tonight & Tomorrow
Tonight and tomorrow night I am filling in for Herman Cain on WSB radio in Atlanta. The show airs live from 7pm to 10pm ET. You can call in and be part of the show at 1-800-WSB-TALK. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com.Consider this an open thread.
The quintessential example of media bias for the 2010 election cycle
Over the next few days, various news networks, newspapers, magazines, and others will present a retrospective on 2010: what the media got right, what the media got wrong, best moments, worst moments, etc.Let me present what has to be the quintessential example of media bias in coverage of the 2010 elections.The candidate was the upstart upset. With the state’s political players all lined up in | Read More »