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    I Guess Deval Patrick Is Worried About Me

    Speaking at a law school forum, Deval Patrick, the Governor of Massachusetts, said, “”on my worst day, when I’m most frustrated about folks who seem to rooting for failure.” I sure as heck am rooting for Barack Obama’s failure. Look at this place. Under Obama’s regime the SEIU purple people beaters are showing up on the porches of private citizens to harass them, oil is | Read More »

    Great News in Colorado for Ken Buck

    Ken Buck came out of the Republican Assembly this weekend with 77% of the grassroots’ vote. That’s phenomenal. Today, the news gets even better.Tom Wiens, who had been running in third place in the Senate race, has decided to drop out of the U.S. Senate primary and endorse Ken Buck. Having campaigned with all the candidates over the last many months, I have seen that | Read More »

    Join Sarah Palin & RedState in Helping Nikki Haley

    No one cared about Nikki Haley when she was in third place in South Carolina — no one, that is, except RedState and Sarah Palin.Now guess what? Nikki Haley is in first place with a double digit lead over the number two candidate. Rasmussen has her at 11 points up. So what do they do? A blogger claims he has an “inappropriate physical relationship” with | Read More »

    It’s a Rule of Nature: Hot Women Don’t Have Affairs With Ugly Poor Guys

    Last week I was tipped off to the panic in the South Carolina House and Senate Republican Caucuses. The leadership had a private meeting to see what could be done to take out Nikki Haley. She spent her years in the legislature fighting the good old boys, even within her own party.She demanded transparency and won. They don’t like her.Well, with Rasmussen now having her | Read More »

    This Stuff Is Not Supposed to Happen in America

    “When it becomes fair game to attack and intimidate private citizens and their families to advance a public policy, we cross over from an orderly civil democracy to something decidedly third world.” I would like to be gloating this morning that Charles Djou is the newest congressman from Hawaii. This won’t get a lot of play probably, but it should. Djou won Barack Obama’s home | Read More »

    Fiorina Allies and the Los Angeles Times Try to Dick Blumenthal Chuck DeVore

    Today in California, we’re seeing how desperate the NRSC’s handpicked candidate, Carly Fiorina, really is.Despite massive monetary advantages in her campaign, mostly thanks to writing herself checks and getting the blessing from the NRSC’s Rob Jesmer and his ilk, she still performs worse than Chuck DeVore against Barbara Boxer, and she’s lost the momentum in the race.So in a last ditch effort to win, her | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 24, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 24, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. This Stuff Is Not Supposed to Happen in America 2. Jeff Sessions to Head of Immigration – Do Your Job 3. Jan Brewer Reminds Obama Administration: Reading is Fun! 4. Out: Flag Pins. In: Demagogue Bracelets 5. Putting This ‘Dropping Out’ Business In Perspective 6. | Read More »

    Putting This ‘Dropping Out’ Business In Perspective

    “No matter her money, no matter her claims that Chuck is the spoiler, and no matter her endorsements, Carly Fiorina will not be the next United States Senator from California” I think we need a time out on the whole issue of who should drop out in California.The objective fact is that Carly Fiorina cannot seal the deal with conservatives in California. Because of her | Read More »

    It Is What Politicians Do, Not What They Say

    Politicians will say anything under the sun to get elected. The most Godless, secular leftist in America running in South Carolina would cling to Jesus, mom, and apple pie with the best of them. It is why we must dig into candidates’ actions, not their words. Pledges in Washington have become a joke because of this. Anybody can sign a pledge saying they will not | Read More »

    Carly Fiorina Publicly Attacks a Military Reservist

    It is one thing to have no shame and quite another to have no class. Carly Fiorina apparently has neither.Just a short time ago, Carly was going around making some truly disparaging remarks about Sarah Palin, but she sure was willing and quick to embrace Palin’s endorsement. No shame.Now she is out attacking a military reservist, disparaging his service.See, in California people get to put | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 21, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 21, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Good Morning from Macon. I’m a bit under the weather so I’m going back to bed. Here are your headlines: 1. Breaking the Cycle 2. Unprecedented: Calderon Slams US From House Floor. Receives Standing Ovation 3. It Is What Politicians Do, Not What They Say 4. | Read More »

    The Press and Left Are Lying About Rand Paul

    Have you read what Rand Paul actually said about the Civil Rights Act? Because the media and left are out saying Rand Paul would have opposed the 1964 Civil Rights Act.He never said he would have voted against the Civil Rights Act. In fact, he said he supported key provisions in the Civil Rights Act.Here is the relevant portion of the transcript: SIEGEL: You’ve said | Read More »

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    Democrats Want to Regulate Bloggers & Shut Us Up

    “Democrats want to bring bloggers—all bloggers—not just conservative ones—under the control of federal campaign finance regulations.” Just when you thought the Democrats had gone after every possible sub-group in America, either through punitive taxes, confusing regulatory burdens, stifling federal takeovers, or just rhetorical attacks, it appears that the Democrats had left out one group.Bloggers.Until now.On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court ruled, in Citizens United | Read More »

    Teaching the Pig to Dance

    If you haven’t heard, Fred Thompson has out a new book. I had wanted to get up a post on Tuesday for his launch day, but I got bogged down and then engrossed in the book, so I figured I’d go through it before writing a post so I could say at least that I’ve read it.Well . . .It’s Fred Thompson. The book doesn’t | Read More »

    Obama’s New Welfare State

    Mark Skousen has the top story at Human Events today. At investment conferences, I often ask the audience, which consists mainly of mature investors: “How many of them are on Social Security and Medicare?” Most raise their hands.Then I ask, “How many of you are on food stamps?” All the hands go down.Why? Because there’s a means test to qualify for food stamps. To qualify, | Read More »