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

    Given 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 »

    No Act of Moderation: Why Barack Obama cannot fix the economy

    Updated to reflect Obama’s NBC interview “Tie Barack Obama’s handling of the economy together with his handing of the British Petroleum accident and we have the definitive reason Barack Obama cannot fix the economy.” This past week, the Gulf States who hoped Barack Obama would actually do something to help them were stunned when he imposed a ban on deep water offshore drilling.It is no | Read More »

    Jane Norton Takes From Charlie Crist’s Playbook & Broadcasts She’s Soft on Immigration

    There is an Associated Press article out about Ken Buck’s surge in Colorado. For those of us who know Ken Buck, this quote comes as no surprise: Buck was asked directly whether his upstart campaign would really work. He summed up why so many conservatives like him — and why so many political observers wonder how far he can go.”I don’t know that I can | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 7, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For June 7, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Did you think that anti-reform in South Carolina has any limits? 2. Proposed Medicare Czar likes pretty, pretty pictures. 3. Helen Thomas Watch: The Denial of Denial 4. Charlie Crist Linked To Fraud, Money Laundering 5. Gov Christie to Teacher’s Union: ‘You Punch Them, I’ll | Read More »

    The Curious Tale of the Amended Complaint and the Three Day Countdown

    We haven’t done enough to promote Tom Graves at RedState. We’ve been — okay I’ve been — so busy it’s fallen by the wayside.But Tom is in a real dogfight in Georgia’s 9th Congressional District. The runoff is rapidly approaching for the special election that could make Tom Graves the next Congressman from North Georgia.He is in the runoff against an obnoxious RINO named Lee | Read More »

    Are You Kidding Me?!?!?!

    I didn’t intend this to be “beat up Jane Norton” day today, but are you freaking kidding me?Jane Norton and Ken Buck are both asked if they would vote for legislation that forced faith based institutions to hire homosexuals. Jane Norton says her husband works for the Alliance Defense Fund (a great organization), but won’t comment without reading the legislation.Ken Buck? He went straight for | Read More »

    Nikki Haley Doubles Down on Truth

    From the Political Wire, we learn Nikki Haley will resign if the allegations against her are proven true. Host: “If something comes out after you win the primary, or after you win the general election become South Carolina’s next governor, if something were to come out that validates the claims that have been made against you — in terms of stepping out on your husband | Read More »

    Can Jane Norton Think For Herself?

    Jane Norton is a nice lady. Don’t believe me? Ask Ken Buck. He has not been going around the campaign trail personally attacking Jane Norton, just pointing out policy differences. Despite the establishment talking points that those differences are minimal, if at all, they are actually quite big on a few big issues. On the paramount issue — who will be conservative before being a | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 4, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For June 4, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Andre Bauer Campaign Strategy: From Wh*re to ‘Raghead’ With David Brody In Between 2. Reckless, Feckless, Relentless Incompetence 3. Never Let A Good Crisis, etc. (Oil Spill Edition) 4. White House Memo Makes Offer-gate into a Scandal

    The Andre Bauer Campaign Strategy: From Wh*re to ‘Raghead’ With David Brody In Between

    Well, Andre Bauer’s campaign to paint Nikki Haley as a two-timing wh*re — and you’ll have to forgive me if you object to the word, but that is exactly what the dribbling out of “I slept with Nikki Haley” stories was designed to do — blew up in his face.Now he’s moved on to her being a raghead. What’s funny is that the same players | Read More »

    Birthday Wishes From the Mail Bag

    From: Subject: happy birthday Date: June 3, 2010 12:04:51 PM EDT To: I didn’t know d****ebags had a 35 year shelf life. Yes, I am funny and you are not. Now go f**k a goat. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. Welcome to your permanent minority status. You truly deserve it.


    Byrne and Bentley

    Bradley Byrne and Robert Bentley are most likely the Republican candidates in the Republican runoff in Alabama.I’ve stayed out of that race in my neighboring state largely because I think the three top candidates were all great people, but I have to tell you that unions have spent more than $1 million trying to defeat Bradley Byrne. Why? He is a big believer that free | Read More »


    Today is my Birthday

    It’s true. I’m only 35.As we do every year at this time, here are my birthday requests for today:(1) Call your congressman and complain about something. I don’t care what. They just need to hear from you. The number is 202-224-3121.(2) Give money to Pamela Gorman and Robin Smith. We need these ladies in Congress.(3) Do what you can to get Rick Barber to Congress.(4) | Read More »