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    Placating the Envirogelicals With the Fierce Urgency of Eleven Years From Now

    As many of the United States are seeing record early snow fall, the President has gone to China to cut a deal with the Chicoms on global warming. The left wants us to know it is a major, pressing issue. In fact, if we don’t do something immediately, Miami is going to be under water, there is no stopping it, and we sure as heck | Read More »

    We Remember the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

    We Remember the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

    On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of this year in the twenty-first century, we pause to honor our veterans on this Veterans Day and remember that first of the great world wars, which ended the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. To those who served, we thank you. In Flanders fields the poppies | Read More »

    The Treasuries of God and the Treasuries of Man

    We are a week removed from the “drubbing,” as the media chose to call what happened. The elation of conservatives is well deserved. I’ve noticed a sense of optimism coming from a lot of my politically connected evangelical friends who seem to think we have gotten a reprieve. I encourage the sense of optimism, but also must caution two things. First, conservatives have descended into | Read More »

    Don’t Let Victory Cover Over Weakness

    The Democrats, in defeat, have one advantage the defeated always have — they get a more clear eyed assessment of defeat than winners get through the glassy eyes of celebration. We on the right are all still giddy from defeating Barack Obama and the Democrats last Tuesday. And yes, Democrats, it was a defeat for the President. But in the giddiness, we should not fail | Read More »

    Very Important

    This is short, sweet, and to the point. Go to this tweet and retweet it. I’m a “wingman” for Folds of Honor. This is legit and hopefully will help raise them money for a worthy cause. Go retweet this now.

    The Second Stage

    The Second Stage

    From denial, wherein Democrats swept out of office have decided to keep the same party leaders in the same position, we are moving on to anger. We have liberal writers positing Pelican Brief scenarios of dead Supreme Court Justices causing 4-4 preservations of Obamacare to others claiming the GOP wants to kill people. Along the way, all the liberal tributes to the fall of the | Read More »

    Congratulations GOVERNOR Rick Scott on Defeating Charlie Crist

    Congratulations GOVERNOR Rick Scott on Defeating Charlie Crist

    It’s been just short of week since Rick Scott destroyed the political career of Charlie Crist and I still get a smile thinking about it. Four years ago, I was one of very, very few conservatives who dared even be nice to Rick Scott. His primary opponent had been a congressman and an impeachment manager in the Clinton impeachment. Virtually all of the major conservative | Read More »

    I’ll be on Outnumbered at Noon Today

    I’ll be on Outnumbered on Fox News at 12:00 p.m. ET today. Be sure to tune in.


    The Democrats’ Obama Problem

    The Democrats' Obama Problem

    Democrats began telling themselves demography is destiny back in 1968 after Richard Nixon’s election. They have been saying it ever since. That day may eventually arrive, but today is not that day. They may also believe they are a permanent party, but history is filled with Ozymandias like permanence. Last Tuesday’s voter turnout should not give the Democrats the comfort they have taken from it. | Read More »

    Battleground Texas Got Curb-Stomped

    Battleground Texas Got Curb-Stomped

    This is just wonderful to read. You really need to read the Texas Tribune article. You almost get the sense it was written in the fetal position. Allow me to be direct. After every campaign cycle, the media makes heroes of individuals who did things in campaigns. Campaigns are most often won on fundamentals, but we live in a day and age of the Cult | Read More »

    The Day After Asssessment

    Yesterday we did a call with RedState readers where Drew Ryun from the Madison Project and I reviewed the state of play nationally. We also took a lot of questions from RedState readers. You can listen to the whole thing here.

    The Press’s Confirmation Bias and the End of Objectivity

    “With polling seemingly increasingly impossible to get right, the last checks on media objectivity are dissolving.”Most reporters in the DC Circle of Jerks lean left. They do. Look at their marriages, their career paths, etc. They lean left. But I do think a lot of them recognize it and try to balance it with alternative data. That is all coming to an end now rather | Read More »

    Two States Where Black Voters Helped the GOP

    My friend Roland Martin put one of these on my radar. In Illinois, prominent black ministers around the state cast their lot with the GOP. They encouraged congregants to abandon Governor Quinn in Illinois and support the Republican. That made a real difference in the metropolitan Chicago area, where the Republican this time outperformed prior Republicans. Another one that is a real surprise to me | Read More »

    The Funniest Part of the Washington Post Story on the Democrat Meltdown

    The Washington Post has a long story on what went wrong for the Democrats. Basically, as Ron Fournier notes, there are two progressive parties now, the Democrats and the Obamas. The Democrats are going on record (!!!), not background, to attack the President and his team. The funniest part of it? This: Lawyers negotiated for months over legal minutia, with Obama’s counselors insisting that the | Read More »

    Lessons From the Night

    Republicans are going to have the largest House majority they’ve seen since 1946. They have won gubernatorial races, congressional races, and Senate races in blue territory. The GOP not only held Florida, Kansas, and Maine, races they were expected to lose, but they gained Illinois, Maryland, and Massachusetts. They picked up the State House in Minnesota. The GOP did very well in a wave. I | Read More »