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    It Worked. NRA Not Endorsing Harry Reid.

    I’m actually getting beat up a bit in email tonight from three different emailers saying, “See, I told you they wouldn’t do this.”The NRA is not endorsing Harry Reid.Two NRA board members emailed me today sending their congratulations to RedState members. Said one, “This is all you guys.”As the Wall Street Journal notes: Erick Erickson, founder of the influential conservative blog, urged his readers | Read More »

    Their Guy vs. Our Guy

    I got this from a friend on email and thought it was worth sharing.Their guy:Our guy:

    Oh Nooozzzzzzz. We can’t touch the judges.

    There is some ridiculous handwringing in this Washington Post article about voters daring — DARING I say — to throw judges off the bench for finding gay marriage in a state constitution.How dare the people exercise their right. The effort in Iowa worries not only gay rights advocates but some legal experts who say it is wrong to punish judges for an unpopular decision. For | Read More »

    Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think.

    17,000 of the 24,000 absentee ballots in Alaska will probably be counted Monday. Given Joe Miller’s late surge, it may not help him. However, I am told by a number of people that given where those absentee ballots came from and his overall support in the areas, the odds remain in joe Miller’s favor.But word is coming out of Washington that the National Republican Senatorial | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 27, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing  For August 27, 2010Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Liberal blog Talking Points Memo denies role in Carnahan firebombing.   2. Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think.   3. Put Georgia 8 on your radar   4. NBC/MSNBC & YouTube teamed with progressive orgs with financial ties to | Read More »

    Joe Miller Fires A Shot in Alaska

    The NRSC has sent its top lawyer to Alaska on Lisa Murkowski’s behalf and Joe Miller went on Fox today to point out the NRSC is inappropriately meddling in the race now, even though Murkowski is flirting with an independent or write-in bid.Well, I’ve just received a copy of a letter (PDF) from Miller’s attorneys demanding the disqualification of Lisa Murkowski campaign observer Bonnie Jack.The | Read More »

    Michael Bennet Says He Has Nothing to Show for All His Votes

    What an insufferable moron.Michael Bennet is traipsing around Colorado calling Ken Buck too responsible to be sent to Washington for Buck daring to forego his taxpayer funded salary as District Attorney while campaigning for the Senate.Bennet wants you to know that he has never missed a vote in the United States Senate, but please don’t ask him about his taxpayer funded multi-month vacations to be | Read More »

    Don’t Forget the RedState Mission

    Go get your congress critter on video. Ask if he agrees with John Boehner that Barack Obama should ask for Tim Geithner and Larry Summers’ resignations. Oh, and if you get your congressman to take a position on the Ground Zero Mosque, you just might get bonus points and maybe an extra prize!Post your video to our Facebook page. Each person who does so will | Read More »

    Charlie Crist Secretly Went to See Obama This Past Friday

    We now have confirmation from the Crist campaign. Caleb and I have been working on this story.We have eye witnesses who saw Charlie Crist in Martha’s Vineyard this past Friday. Now Crist claims he was not visiting the President at all and was there for a private campaign event, the details of which he is refusing to release.But our witnesses say he very clearly was, | Read More »

    McCollum the Sore Loser?

    This is getting disgraceful. I realize the level of acrimony is out of control in Florida, but this behavior is typical of McCollum and one of the chief reasons his opponent barely lost McCollum’s home county — ponder that point.McCollum hired most of Charlie Crist’s 2006 campaign staff, which happened to be former Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer’s inner circle. Yes, the indicted JIm Greer.McCollum | Read More »

    Put Georgia 8 on your radar

    Meet Austin Scott.He is running in a district that leans decidedly Republican, having been won by both George Bush and John McCain. But the district is held by Congressman Jim Marshall, a Democrat and my former law school professor.If the GOP is going to take back Congress, it is going to have to take back this district. Jim Marshall is a card check sponsor and | Read More »

    RED ALERT: Emergency in Alaska

    Joe Miller has won the GOP nomiation for the United States Senate in Alaska. Looking at where the absentee ballots are coming from, etc., Murkowski is not going to be able to make it up. Sources close to Miller, Palin, and external media sources all seem to think Murkowski can’t make up the difference.But there is a problem.The absentee ballots will not be counted for | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 26, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 26, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. A RedState Mission: Get the Dems on Video 2. RED ALERT: Emergency in Alaska 3. Lessons for Conservatives From the Rick Scott Campaign 4. Democrats New Attack on Ken Buck: He Is Too Responsible 5. Obama admin gives illegal aliens backdoor amnesty 6. SC’s Governor | Read More »

    A RedState Mission: Get the Dems on Video

    The other day in Ohio, House Republican Leader John Boehner said Mr. Obama should fire Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and economy adviser Larry Summers.I agree. But what do Democrats in Congress think? Back in 2006, Democrats were demanding to get Republicans on the record about whether President Bush should keep Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense.It’s time to turn the tables. Go get your congress | Read More »

    Lessons for Conservatives From the Rick Scott Campaign

    A lot of people are going to want to put their head in the sand and claim Rick Scott bought the Florida GOP’s gubernatorial primary. The facts make it clear that this is nonsense.Yes, Rick Scott did spend $40 million. But more than $20 million was spent just to attack Rick Scott. Scott spent his money not just drawing very sharp contrasts with Bill McCollum, | Read More »