David Vitter Heads to November
David Vitter easily won the Republican Primary the other day. Now he is facing Charlie Melancon in the general election.Here’s the thing people don’t realize about David Vitter — with Jim DeMint and Tom Coburn, David Vitter is in the triumvirate of conservative champions in the Senate. So defiant toward the Democrats and many Senate Republicans has he been, that Chuckie Schumer, Bob Menendez, and | Read More »
Giving up the Pretense on Socialism
Tabitha has already hit this, but I want to come back to one point.I am referring to the insipid bit of bra burning in the pages of the New York Times lamenting the rise of Sarah Palin. There is one key bit of it worth noting:[The left has] done nothing to stop a[ ] … socialist-bashing Tea Party enthusiastGot that? They are angry that Sarah | Read More »
Morning Briefing for August 30, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For August 30, 2010Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. It Worked. NRA Not Endorsing Harry Reid.2. The new normal in Nevada: Reid and Angle tied3. Palin Media Bias Rears Its Head In Hilarious Wishful Thinking4. Obama’s EPA to Regulate Hunters and Fisherman5. Education Reform and New Jersey6. RedState Gathering: Deadline Extended
Glenn Beck Day
I’m not paying attention to the 8.28 rally today to be honest. It is Evelyn’s 5th birthday and we’re on our way to look at dinosaurs and zoo animals in Atlanta.But I am struck by the left-wing outrage over all of this.The same people who have been saying for weeks it is a sign of tolerance to build a mosque at Ground Zero are screaming | Read More »
It Worked. NRA Not Endorsing Harry Reid.
I’m actually getting beat up a bit in email tonight from three different emailers saying, “See, I told you they wouldn’t do this.”The NRA is not endorsing Harry Reid.Two NRA board members emailed me today sending their congratulations to RedState members. Said one, “This is all you guys.”As the Wall Street Journal notes:Erick Erickson, founder of the influential conservative blog Redstate.com, urged his readers in | Read More »
Their Guy vs. Our Guy
I got this from a friend on email and thought it was worth sharing.Their guy:Our guy:
Oh Nooozzzzzzz. We can’t touch the judges.
There is some ridiculous handwringing in this Washington Post article about voters daring — DARING I say — to throw judges off the bench for finding gay marriage in a state constitution.How dare the people exercise their right.The effort in Iowa worries not only gay rights advocates but some legal experts who say it is wrong to punish judges for an unpopular decision. For critics | Read More »
Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think.
17,000 of the 24,000 absentee ballots in Alaska will probably be counted Monday. Given Joe Miller’s late surge, it may not help him. However, I am told by a number of people that given where those absentee ballots came from and his overall support in the areas, the odds remain in joe Miller’s favor.But word is coming out of Washington that the National Republican Senatorial | Read More »
Morning Briefing for August 27, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For August 27, 2010Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Liberal blog Talking Points Memo denies role in Carnahan firebombing. 2. Just How Badly Has the NRSC Screwed Up? Worse Than You Think. 3. Put Georgia 8 on your radar 4. NBC/MSNBC & YouTube teamed with progressive orgs with financial ties to | Read More »
Joe Miller Fires A Shot in Alaska
The NRSC has sent its top lawyer to Alaska on Lisa Murkowski’s behalf and Joe Miller went on Fox today to point out the NRSC is inappropriately meddling in the race now, even though Murkowski is flirting with an independent or write-in bid.Well, I’ve just received a copy of a letter (PDF) from Miller’s attorneys demanding the disqualification of Lisa Murkowski campaign observer Bonnie Jack.The | Read More »
Michael Bennet Says He Has Nothing to Show for All His Votes
What an insufferable moron.Michael Bennet is traipsing around Colorado calling Ken Buck too responsible to be sent to Washington for Buck daring to forego his taxpayer funded salary as District Attorney while campaigning for the Senate.Bennet wants you to know that he has never missed a vote in the United States Senate, but please don’t ask him about his taxpayer funded multi-month vacations to be | Read More »
Don’t Forget the RedState Mission
Go get your congress critter on video. Ask if he agrees with John Boehner that Barack Obama should ask for Tim Geithner and Larry Summers’ resignations. Oh, and if you get your congressman to take a position on the Ground Zero Mosque, you just might get bonus points and maybe an extra prize!Post your video to our Facebook page. Each person who does so will | Read More »
Charlie Crist Secretly Went to See Obama This Past Friday
We now have confirmation from the Crist campaign. Caleb and I have been working on this story.We have eye witnesses who saw Charlie Crist in Martha’s Vineyard this past Friday. Now Crist claims he was not visiting the President at all and was there for a private campaign event, the details of which he is refusing to release.But our witnesses say he very clearly was, | Read More »
McCollum the Sore Loser?
This is getting disgraceful. I realize the level of acrimony is out of control in Florida, but this behavior is typical of McCollum and one of the chief reasons his opponent barely lost McCollum’s home county — ponder that point.McCollum hired most of Charlie Crist’s 2006 campaign staff, which happened to be former Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer’s inner circle. Yes, the indicted JIm Greer.McCollum | Read More »
Put Georgia 8 on your radar
Meet Austin Scott.He is running in a district that leans decidedly Republican, having been won by both George Bush and John McCain. But the district is held by Congressman Jim Marshall, a Democrat and my former law school professor.If the GOP is going to take back Congress, it is going to have to take back this district. Jim Marshall is a card check sponsor and | Read More »