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    Georgia Congressman Tom Graves Embraces His Role as Leadership Judas Goat

    Georgia Congressman Tom Graves Embraces His Role as Leadership Judas Goat

    A judas goat is a trained goat used by a slaughterhouse to lead other animals to slaughter with its own life being spared. Congressman Tom Graves of Georgia, long a conservative darling in the House of Representatives, has embraced the role of judas goat for the House Republican Leadership. Within twenty-four hours of Eric Cantor’s defeat last Tuesday, two members of Congress called me and | Read More »

    Jody Hice for Congress

    Jody Hice for Congress

    Mike Collins and Jody Hice are running in the tenth congressional district in Georgia. The tenth district covers an area to the southeast of Atlanta and northeast of Macon. I spoke this past weekend at a fundraiser for Jody Hice. I am supporting Jody and, luckily, the largest part of population in his district lies within my listening audience’s reach in Atlanta. I am happy | Read More »

    Protecting the Precious

    Protecting the Precious

    On the Saturday night massacre of October 20, 1973, US Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus resigned because President Nixon had ordered them to fire Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox who was after audio recordings made in the White House. To this day the men are lionized by the left and the media, but I repeat myself. The job of firing | Read More »

    Members of Congress Should Support Marlin Stutzman

    Members of Congress Should Support Marlin Stutzman

    The leadership shake up in the wake of Eric Cantor’s defeat is maddening. Raul Labrador looks to be more of a protest vote than a serious challenge. In the whip spot to replace McCarthy there are three candidates: Scalise, Peter Roskam, and Marlin Stutzman. Roskam is pretty terrible. He has a 52% on Heritage’s scorecard. He’s not trusted by conservatives. And he is terrible on | Read More »

    Bob Corker: Another Reason to Not Support David Perdue

    Bob Corker: Another Reason to Not Support David Perdue

    David Perdue, running for the Senate in Georgia, wants to be one of those guys who reaches across the aisle to get things done. He wants to transcend partisan the way all the CEOs who get into politics claim they want to do. David Perdue also likes Bob Corker. In fact, several times Perdue has mentioned has admiration of Bob Corker. Corker is one of | Read More »

    The Redskins Get Their Trademark Yanked by Aggrieved White Liberals

    The Redskins Get Their Trademark Yanked by Aggrieved White Liberals

    The Washington Redskins have had their trademark yanked by the US Patent and Trademark Office because white liberals who feel guilty about their privilege were offended. That is the actual fact. Most American Indians . . . errrr . . . Native Americans could care less. In fact, on Indian Reservations around the country there are kids’ sports teams called the Redskins. The logo itself | Read More »

    Mead Treadwell for Alaska

    Mead Treadwell for Alaska

    In the Alaska Senate race, I’m going with Mead Treadwell, the Lt. Governor. This puts me at odds with some of my friends on the right. But I think Mead would be the best. For one thing, he is better on the stand your ground law in Alaska than his opponent. But Treadwell also has shown an ability to build support in Alaska that extends | Read More »

    Democrats Join the Fight to Get Thad Cochran Re-Elected

    Democrats Join the Fight to Get Thad Cochran Re-Elected

    It is not just out of state liberals flooding Mississippi with money for Thad Cochran, it is the Mississippi Democrats too. James “Scooby Doo” Warren said he has put together a get-out-the-vote (GOTV) plan and is “putting it in place across the whole state.” Warren said he is not working with the Cochran campaign itself but for the PAC and Bishop Ronnie Crudup Sr. Crudup | Read More »

    What Dana Milbank Does Not Tell You

    If you read this piece by Dana Milbank you’d think the Heritage Foundation was going off the rails on Benghazi and waging attacks against muslims. Of course, neither it nor the organization that borrowed Heritage’s facilities, is doing so. Nonetheless, the left and Dana Milbank want to paint prosecutor Andy McCarthy’s group as racist and also the Heritage Foundation. Mind you, what Milbank does not | Read More »

    Principle Over Profits

    Principle Over Profits

    Yesterday at the New York Meeting, a gathering of conservatives in New York, Haley Barbour said the GOP’s goal should not be purity. He also praised Eric Cantor. There is a great disconnect in the political press and among politicians like Haley Barbour over the endgame of conservatives in America. It is not actually about purity for the sake of purity. It never has been. | Read More »

    Department of Veterans Affairs is Concerned About the Ocean

    Department of Veterans Affairs is Concerned About the Ocean

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is bogged down in a scandal. That scandal is getting worse. So what does the VA do? It takes to Twitter to solve the crisis. Only that crisis is not the scandal. That crisis is the oceans. Seriously. The V.A. wants you to help the oceans heal — something Barack Obama said would happen with his election. Just another broken | Read More »

    What All the Partisanship Narratives Forget

    What All the Partisanship Narratives Forget

    Ron Fournier at National Journal, among others, has been wringing his hands over the latest Pew research on partisanship. The research shows a growing gap between left and right. Naturally, a lot of scholars and members of the media are blaming conservatives because the scholars and members of the media are more ideologically aligned with the left. Some admit it. Most think that where they’ve | Read More »

    Thank You House Republicans

    Thank You House Republicans

    I have been doing more than I’ve done in the past for candidates for office. Usually I write about them here at RedState, give them money, and encourage you guys to help. Rarely do I get out on the campaign trail myself. I don’t have the time. But I’ve been making the time because it is just that important. In the past few days, and | Read More »

    Gary Palmer for Alabama

    Gary Palmer for Alabama

    There are races in Alabama headed into runoffs. One of those is Gary Palmer in Alabama’s 6th congressional district. Gary was my second choice in the primary. My first choice blew himself up. Gary ran a far better campaign and made it to the runoff. Here’s all you need to know about Gary — he will tell his own side no and there are no | Read More »

    Colin Kahl Pens a CYA Op-Ed on Iraq

    Colin Kahl Pens a CYA Op-Ed on Iraq

    Colin Kahl, according to his little bio on his Politico op-ed, “is an associate professor in Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program…. From February 2009 to December 2011, he was the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East.” In other words, during the time Joe Biden was hailing Iraq as some sort of success story for Barack Obama, Colin Kahl was one of | Read More »