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    Boo-Hoo. Icky Conservatives Might Upset The Senate.

    Funny, several friends and I were joking earlier today that pretty soon the elites and their media friends would take a new angle on Ken Buck, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Sharron Angle, etc.Instead of calling them fringe, which is getting harder and harder to do given their successes, the media would instead contrast them to Tom Coburn and Jim DeMint, alleging that these people are | Read More »

    Conservatives Have Won Nothing. You Read It Right. NOTHING.

    It has come to this, I’m afraid.We need to keep our perspective.Conservatives have won nothing. Nothing.Ken Buck you say? Sharron Angle? Mike Lee? Pat Toomey? Marco Rubio? Joe Miller? Rand Paul? Nikki Haley? Here, pay attention: they are all candidates. Yes, yes — we won primaries. Contrary to popular opinion that conservatives wanted a purge of party, we instead played smartly — playing where we | Read More »

    More Notes From Alaska

    Big Government has more on Alaska and notes:Murkowski did not endorse Joe Miller. This is getting to be a trend among beaten Republicans that they don’t endorse their more conservative challengers. See e.g. Bill McCollum.Sources in Alaska confirm Murkowski is in talks with the Libertarians, though the LIbertarians are saying she won’t get on the ballot for them.By the way, it is worth noting that | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 1, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 1, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Barack Obama Monotones 2. Knee Capping Mitch McConnell: Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Joe Miller 3. Sebelius counsels… ‘Reeducation’ for Obamacare. 4. We Have An Answer 5. Now This Is Just Dumb

    Knee Capping Mitch McConnell: Lisa Murkowski Concedes to Joe Miller

    Lisa Murkowski is conceding the senate primary in Alaska to RedState and Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller. This news is bigger than Lisa Murkowski. While Establishment Republicans will bristle at it, this is a near total kneecapping of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, not to mention another rejection of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Consider this inside baseball fact: McConnell has chosen as his loyal | Read More »

    Now This Is Just Dumb

    If you ever want to see how liberal pundits try to gin up division within conservative ranks, look no further than this bit of beclowning.Sean Hannity did not talk about Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally on Sean Hannity’s show.Really.Apparently, because other Fox hosts did, Sean Hannity is supposed to do it too. I didn’t realize that Glenn and Sean had editorial control over each other’s | Read More »

    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

    Friends, 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

    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 excited | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 31, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 31, 2010 Go to 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 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 »