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    Ovide Lamontagne Rising in New Hampshire

    A lot of really good people have come out for Kelly Ayotte in the New Hamphire GOP Senate Primary. I have quietly pulled for Ovide Lamontagne, but supported those who cast their lots with Ayotte.For a good while it looked like Ovide was getting no traction and were he not in the race, Kelly Ayotte would be my pick. The other guy in the race, | Read More »

    Save the Light Bulb

    Dear John Boehner, Ted Poe, and Members of the incoming 112th Congress,If you do only one thing in your time in Washington, and frankly I hope you do only one thing given your propensity to expand government (other than eradicating Obamacare), it is this: SAVE THE LIGHT BULB.People may not realize it, but one of the first acts of the Democratic Congress in 2007, was | Read More »

    I have a man-crush on Joe Miller

    Thanks to Media Matters (thought I’d never write anything like that) for highlighting my clip from CNN last night about Joe Miller.I so totally have a man-crush on this dude. He calls the Democrats ‘socialists’, says Barack Obama is ‘bad for America’, and wants to privatize social security.Wish they’d actually kept it going to the point where I was also praising Jesse Helms.Yes you have | Read More »

    The Jobs Numbers

    The jobs numbers don’t paint a good picture over all. Unemployment went back up slightly.The number Mr. Obama will want us to pay attention to is private sector job growth. According to the government, private sector jobs went up and the growth of unemployment is attributed to those census workers leaving their jobs.In fact, I’m already getting emails from Democrats saying I’m being disingenuous to | Read More »

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    Pulling the Plug in Delaware: The Liberty.com and Christine O’Donnell Matter

    I would rather die a thousand times over via crushing by an anaconda while being torn limb from limb by a jaguar than see Mike Castle in the Senate.I would rather be slowly run over by a road roller while listening to Janeane Garofalo dialogue from The Truth About Cats and Dogs than see Mike Castle in the Senate.I’d rather see the Democrat get elected | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 3, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 3, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Pulling the Plug in Delaware: The Liberty.com and Christine O’Donnell Matter 2. Jane Norton for Governor 3. Rick Scott (R CAND, FL-GOV) picks Jennifer Carroll for Lt. Gov spot. 4. Blood Money 5. Christina Romer Hits The Silk 6. Rep. Phil Hare is Starting to | Read More »

    Jane Norton for Governor

    I put Nightwister’s post on the frontpage for a reason — Dan Maes needs to disappear.If he is considering it, I want to publicly encourage him.I met Dan Maes. When I was in Colorado earlier this year, Maes wanted to meet and asked for mine and RedState’s support. Very few of my friends in Colorado — the same people supporting Buck by and large — | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for September 2, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For September 2, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Rhetoric of Violence 2. Conservatives Have Won Nothing. You Read It Right. NOTHING. 3. The poll that scares the Democrats most. 4. Boo-Hoo. Icky Conservatives Might Upset The Senate.

    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 www.RedStateMB.com 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 »