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    Blanche Lincoln Beats the Left

    As Moe noted, Blanche Lincoln is the Democrats’ nominee in Arkansas. She is the incumbent the leftroots and SEIU tried desperately to defeat.A White House official told the Politico, “Organized labor just flushed $10 million of their members’ money down the toiled on a pointless exercise,” the official said. “If even half that total had been well-targeted and applied in key House races across this | Read More »

    The Most Dangerous Woman

    They called Nikki Haley a whore. They called her a raghead. Now they better start practicing calling her Governor.Nikki Haley came within a percentage point or two of avoiding a runoff for the Republican nomination in South Carolina. Despite all the smears and all the foul play, she is a winner.The second place finisher, Congressman Gresham Barrett, goes into the runoff roughly 27% behind Haley.Generally, | Read More »

    Tom Graves Wins

    edState backed Tom Graves is the new Congressman for the 9th Congressional District of Georgia. He defeated Lee Hawkins in a special election.There will be a whole new primary in July and general election in November now. This was just the special election to fill the remainder of Nathan Deal’s term.Let’s hope the other candidates see the writing on the wall and step out of | Read More »

    Pamela Gorman and Life

    I am declaring the rest of this month to be Pamela Gorman month at RedState. As we did for Nikki Haley last December, every day I intend to write a post about Pamela Gorman to make sure you know who she is and why you should support her.Pamela Gorman is the only candidate in the crowded race to replace John Shadegg in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional | Read More »

    Wait a minute. Wait just one minute on this.

    We’re heard the quote from the President. Now read it. “I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar. We talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers so I know whose ass to kick.” No seriously. Read it again. “I don’t sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar. We talk to | Read More »

    Even Government Propaganda Can’t Save Obamacare

    Your federal tax dollars are being used to send out this fancy Medicare brochure (PDF) to tout the glories and benefits of our Dear Leader’s health care deform plan.If a Republican had done this, Henry Waxman would be demanding an investigation while drafting articles of impeachment. It is actually against the law for the government to propagandize to the American public, but that is exactly | Read More »


    RedState Gathering 2010

    In 2009, rising conservative stars Nikki Haley and Marco Rubio appeared at the RedState Gathering along with Pat Toomey, Roy Blunt, Michael Williams, Ted Cruz, and others. The benefit of a RedState Gathering is pretty simple — candidates who show up pay their own way and commit to hanging out, not just talking down to you from a stage. It’s cheap. It’s grassroots. It’s a | Read More »

    Talk Is Cheap

    Last night, Barack Obama tried to play Mr. Tough Guy, but talk is cheap.When George Bush stood on the rubble of the World Trade Center and said, “I can hear you! I can hear you! The rest of the world hears you! And the people — and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon!” people knew he meant business.People | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 8, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For June 8, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. No Act of Moderation: Why Barack Obama cannot fix the economy 2. Screw the Gulf Coast. White House Staff Plays Beer Pong & Water Guns 3. Whoever takes Helen Thomas’ spot should show up to work wearing ruby slippers 4. Remember Those Deficit Savings From | Read More »

    From the Mail Bag

    From: shawn.mercer@wellsfargoadvisors.comSubject: Haley/Demint postDate: June 7, 2010 7:39:18 PM EDTTo: Nice defiant tone in the latest Haley post. Is there anything … Uhh … ELSE that may have come to light about one Nikki Haley this afternoon you’d like to address with equal bravado? Anything? Anything at all, there, Eric?Good grief, we’re to blue dress stages here, sport. You would save yourself a ton | Read More »


    (617) 898-9898

    just got a phone call from (617) 898-9898, in Milton, MA.The call was an automated call asking me if I was behind on my mortgage. Due to Barack Obama’s stimulus plan and financial reform package, now my mortgage company is forced to renegotiate with me because of potential predatory lending — at least that’s what they said.I’m on the do not call list. I pressed | Read More »

    Jim DeMint Has Not Endorsed Gresham Barrett.

    Gresham Barrett is trotting around South Carolina alluding to a Jim DeMint endorsement to combat Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney endorsing Nikki Haley.There’s just one problem.Jim DeMint has not endorsed Gresham Barrett. In fact, DeMint has been upfront about staying out of the primary and I cannot imagine him endorsing Gresham Barrett over a conservative rockstar like Nikki Haley.This is an act of desperation on | Read More »

    Lee Hawkins Hasn’t Voted for a Democrat President, But He Supported Max Cleland

    iven that Hawkins has repeatedly sided with liberal Democrats and tax and spenders in the Georgia legislature, it comes as no surprise he also gave money to Max Cleland. That he’d brag about it, though, is troubling.Let’s get Tom Graves to Washington.

    Is Karen Diebel Okay?

    I know nothing about this race, but like Dan, I was given troubling police reports that are either real and very bizarre, or suggests something is not right with Karen Diebel.Diebel is one of two candidates running in FL-24 for Congresswoman’s Kosmas’s seat. The seat leans Republican, but has been held by a Democrat these past few years since beating Tom Feeney.According to the police | Read More »

    Screw the Gulf Coast. White House Staff Plays Beer Pong & Water Guns

    Had Bush administration staffers been caught out on the Sunday after Katrina playing beer pong, reporters would be demanding to know first why they weren’t in church and second how was it responsible to be out playing beer pong instead of bunkered down at the White House trying to solve the problem.Luckily for White House spokesman Tommy Vietor and Barack Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau, the | Read More »