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    Excitement and Regret

    I’m a big believer that Republicans have to hold themselves accountable or the other side will. In the six years that RedState has been operating, I have done my best to hold our side accountable for deviations from conservative orthodoxy. My book will continue that.Along the way, I have made some very good friends. In fact, most of my very best friends are people I | Read More »

    His Boots Are Made For Winning

    Colorado is a mail-in ballot state for the Republican Primary. 14 counties have actual polling places for the primary, but only 2 out of the top 12 counties in terms of votes. The ballots were mailed out to voters on July 19th. The vast majority of votes will be cast before August 10th.That puts Ken Buck in a very, very good position. In a new | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 2, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 2, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. His Boots Are Made For Winning 2. Dems embrace culture of corruption — support Rangel in corruption scandal 3. President Obama, Shamelessly and Hypocritically Lying. Again. 4. Congressman, Heal Thy Street 5. The BP Shakedown: Paying Off The Democrats’ Mistakes 6. Obama to Democrats: you | Read More »

    Another Democrat Refuses to be Anywhere Near Barack Obama

    Barack Obama is going to visit Georgia. Obama is going to speak at a gathering of disabled veterans. He’ll then do a DNC fundraiser.The elected Republican Governor, Sonny Perdue, has moved heaven and earth on his schedule to make sure he can get out of what he was doing to be there to greet the President.According to his spokesman, “[E]ven if you disagree with his | Read More »

    Does the Washington Post Have a Conflict of Interest in its Editorials?

    If you are one of those people who believes there is no such thing as a coincidence, you’ll have to ask if the Washington Post is pushing one of its editors’ spousal agendas.Reuters reported a while back that the Federal Trade Commission was considering ending “pay for delay” practices with generic drugs.Basically, when a generic drug manufacturer is ready to come on the scene with | Read More »

    Wisconsin 3: Put it on Your Radar

    Wisconsin’s third congressional district is not really on anybody’s radar right now. It should be. I have obtained a copy of some polling done in the district that suggests incumbent Democrat Ron Kind has some significant problems that can be exploited. In a year when anything is possible in politics, it is very possible that Dan Kapanke could be Ron Kind. In a survey of | Read More »

    I told you Sharron Angle is Okay

    I told you yesterday that the internal numbers in the Rasmussen poll along with the other polling trends are good for Sharron Angle in Nevada.Well, Mason-Dixon is out now and also happens to be my favorite nonpartisan polling company in America with a high rate of accuracy.According to Mason-Dixon, Reid is losing ground and Angle is making up ground. The new survey by Mason-Dixon Polling | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 30, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For July 30, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Real Change: Faith in Government Collapses Under Obama 2. Why a Federal Grand Jury Could Put Georgia’s Governor’s Mansion in Democrat Hands 3. Sharron Angle is in a Good Position Against Harry Reid 4. Democrats Underestimate the American People Once Again 5. Oil spill update. | Read More »

    Why a Federal Grand Jury Could Put Georgia’s Governor’s Mansion in Democrat Hands

    “With dissatisfaction toward Washington at an all time high, the Georgia GOP might want to think carefully before choosing a 20 year Washington insider under a federal investigation as its horse on which to ride into November.” I mentioned this article yesterday. A federal grand jury is asking questions about Nathan Deal’s business deals (pun intended).Deal, for his part, says he is not the subject | Read More »

    Reality Check

    For those of you who have not heard, my book is coming out in two months. Some of you have emailed to ask why my front page postings have been lighter than normal, both here and at Peach Pundit. Well, now you know — I’ve been writing, just not here.You can pre-order Red State Uprising: How to Take Back America right here via the RedState | Read More »

    Sharron Angle is in a Good Position Against Harry Reid

    Here is a not so secret dirty little secret. For the past month a lot of conservatives have been nervous over Sharron Angle’s Senate bid in Nevada. Her campaign seemed uncoordinated and unprofessional — amateurishly caught off guard by the hell unleashed on her. Behind the scenes, Sharron Angle recognized she needed to regroup and reassess. For the past couple of weeks there has been | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 29, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For July 29, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Did the Federal Government Cause the BP Oil Spill? 2. SB. 1070’s Stay Of Execution 3. Judd Gregg, Kent Conrad Push Massive Tax Increases in Lame Duck Session 4. Sharron Angle is in a Good Position Against Harry Reid 5. Federal Grand Jury Is Investigating | Read More »

    Christians Discriminated Against at Augusta State University?

    Hot Air has the story about Jennifer Keeton. Keeton, trying to graduate from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia, has been told she cannot get certification in counseling unless she abandons orthodox teachings of her Christian faith.You guessed it — Keeton, a Christian, is not supportive of “gay rights”. CNN has an interesting roundtable on the case of Jennifer Keeton, who has sued Augusta State | Read More »

    Georgia Congressman Claims He Didn’t Know Much About Planned Parenthood Before Voting to Give Them Money

    The other day I noted that Congressman Nathan Deal, back in 1993, voted to explicitly fund abortions via Planned Parenthood. I was wrong. The vote was to implicitly allow Planned Parenthood to fund abortions.As Congressman Deal explained Monday night: Politicians who vote to give your money to abortion providers can spin it anyway they like, but taxpayer dollars for one service frees up money elsewhere | Read More »

    Did the Federal Government Cause the BP Oil Spill?

    Step back for a minute. It is a “known fact” that BP’s actions and handling of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.It is an actual fact that the oil spill did not start until after the oil platform sunk.There is a growing body of evidence that the Coast Guard and fire team handling the blaze on | Read More »