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    So Wait A Second! DeVore Polls Better Against Boxer Than Fiorina, But We’re Supposed to go With Carly?!?!

    Somewhere along the way someone forgot one of the chief rules of politics: win the general election.We have been so focused on primaries, we’re forgetting that the endgame is victory in November not [insert your primary date here]. I remember in one of the campaign books James Carville and Paul Begala wrote that was actually very good (complete with a great pancake recipe), they wrote | Read More »

    Tark & Angle

    I’ve gotten a lot of emails in the past few days about the Mason-Dixon poll showing Sharon Angle ahead of Danny Tarkanian in Nevada. Everyone wants my thought on it. Well, since you asked.I like Sharon Angle. I like her a lot. We backed Sharon Angle in her congressional race. I did a podcast with her. She is one of us.But, I also think that | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 14, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 14, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good Morning. I’m headed to South Carolina this morning. Sarah Palin is endorsing Nikki Haley and Nikki Haley. I’m hung up on the Pentagon proposal to start giving yellow hearts to soldiers as medals for not killing the enemy. Only in Barack Obama’s America is it | Read More »

    California Pro-Life Council Owes Chuck DeVore and Me an Apology

    Maybe it is their lack of reading comprehension that led the California Pro-Life Council to endorse Carly Fiorina over Chuck DeVore. DeVore has a strong pro-life record. Fiorina does not.But they’ve gone too far now with this email: The conservative leader of Red State web-site has now asked Devore to please consider stepping down in order to stop the splitting of the pro-life vote and | Read More »

    BREAKING: We Have Elena Kagan’s College Thesis

    This proves Elena Kagan is an open and avowed socialist. The woman declares that socialists must stick together instead of fracture in order to advance a socialist agenda, which Kagan advocates. 1You can see for yourself right here (PDF). PULLED AT THE REQUEST OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY EXERCISING ITS COPYRIGHT RIGHTS.Keep in mind that Kagan wrote her thesis at the height of the cold war praising | Read More »

    Sarah Palin Endorses Nikki Haley

    I’m headed to Columbia, SC where tomorrow Sarah Palin will officially endorse Nikki Haley for Governor.This is huge news. We at RedState have pushed for this for months and it is finally happening.Internal polling in South Carolina shows the momentum is seriously with Nikki Haley and she is moving into second place rapidly toward first place.LET’S GET NIKKI ELECTED.

    Talk About a Loaded Headline

    The relevant part of the story from the Associated Press: A woman who police say led officers on a high-speed chase that ended in a crash that killed her unborn child is reported in serious condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. The headline?”Crash after chase near Atlanta kills fetus”


    Conservative. But Also Republican.

    “Across the country we are pushing the GOP right where the GOP can go right. But at the end of the day, we are on the Republican team.… If you …want to agitate for a third party … go elsewhere.” I admit it. I am guilty of it. Knee deep in primary season battling to get conservatives elected against a bunch of squishy picks, it | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 13, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 13, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good Morning. You need to get up to speed real quick on two things this morning. First, learn what Shore Bank is. Second, the Wall Street Journal says the band is back together. These will be two very big stories. Note item one below, which has | Read More »

    Barack Obama’s Deficit

    There was a USA Today story the other day that taxes in the United States are ridiculously low now. The basic gist of the story, pushed by leftwing groups who want everyone to bow down and face Washington for its “gifts” — never mind that it is your money to begin with — is that there is no conceivable way anybody in their right mind | Read More »

    Sorry Trey, Try Again

    Now that the DeMint endorsement of Rand Paul and the McConnell endorsement of Trey Grayson have soaked into the bluegrass political landscape, the question is this: whose did more good?I think we now know.Rand Paul is starting the last week of the Kentucky primary 16 points ahead of Trey Grayson.I may need to get up to Bowling Green next week for this.

    Indiana On My Mind (and Kentucky too)

    So Marlin Stutzman did not make it across the finish line and Dan Coats did. Well, we at RedState have always maintained that we are conservatives in the primary and Republican in the General. So we’re all in for Dan Coats.But along the way there is something more. Activists need to get their boots on the ground and get into the process to help people | Read More »

    Everything You Need to Know About Why Voting Rand Paul Makes Sense

    Let’s ignore the lies Trey Grayson is telling about Rand Paul and just look at the debate from the other night. This pretty much encapsulates the debate, except it is really hard to convey the total level of smugness that exudes from Trey Grayson. South Park could do a follow up to their smug cloud episode and move to Kentucky where it’d just follow Trey | Read More »

    Scott Walker in Wisconsin

    I’m with Jeb Bush on this one. I think Scott Walker is a great candidate in Wisconsin. I haven’t spent a lot of time talking about him because I’ve been pre-occupied at the gubernatorial level with Karen Handel and Nikki Haley, but I’m glad to see the Drudge Report mentioning Scott.Jeb Bush is endorsing him and, miracle of miracles, Newt Gingrich and I are on | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 12, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 12, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good morning from Carrollton, GA. Can I just say I don’t care whether Elena Kagan played baseball, softball, whiffle ball, or beer pong. The question that must be asked is whether this woman is a socialist who believes the courts can advance a social policy not | Read More »