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    The Most Powerful Conservative in America

    I am very flattered by the suggestion, but I am sure there are others more deserving of the title “Most Powerful Conservative in America.” Nonetheless, it is what the Atlantic has dubbed me. For almost the last year, Molly Ball of the Atlantic has been doing the hard work of putting up with me and exploring my background. She followed me around CPAC and the | Read More »

    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    From all of us here at RedState to all of you, we wish you a very Merry Christmas! — Erick The Gospel of John 1:1-18 “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with | Read More »

    Christmas From Eve to Mary

    Christmas From Eve to Mary

    As we wind down for the holidays and I gear up to fill in for Rush Limbaugh (12/26, 12/30, and 1/2), I will be doing a special presentation on WSB Radio for Christmas Eve. Putting my seminary learning to good use, I spend an hour tying Eve to Mary, explaining the significant of the smoking pot to Abraham, and breaking down why in 200 AD | Read More »

    To Understand the Beginning of the End, You Must Understand the End of the Beginning

    To Understand the Beginning of the End, You Must Understand the End of the Beginning

    In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth. And it was perfect until temptation and sin crept in. In the last 24 hours, left-wing articles have attacked Christianity, accused God of raping Mary, and denied there is a deity at all. They have no understanding of either the theology or history of Christmas. For sane people, to understand what this is all about, | Read More »

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    A Fund Has Been Set Up to Help Officer Ramos’s Family

    UPDATE: Bowdoin College reached out and asked if I would note the following regarding this: Just to be clear, while these funds can be used by the Ramos family at their discretion, they will NOT be needed to pay college expenses for Justin Ramos. Bowdoin has separately waived tuition, room, and board for Justin as part of our financial aid program. So, the fundraising effort | Read More »

    They’re Coming for Mike Lee

    They're Coming for Mike Lee

    It is extremely notable that Manu Raju of the Politico has written that the establishment intends to destroy . Raju serves as the court stenographer for the Senate GOP leadership. His pieces are routinely littered with the conventional wisdom and talking points of the Senate GOP leadership. He has more than once anticipated Senate GOP leadership strategy based on their conversations with him. So when | Read More »

    The Latest Tea Party Scam Called From (202) 750-2399

    The Latest Tea Party Scam Called From (202) 750-2399

    This phone number has called my home repeatedly for the past week. I have an unlisted phone number and am on the national do not call list, yet the calling continues. They called again right at 9 o’clock this morning to my unlisted, “do not call” number. The “do not call” part apparently does not apply to political and charitable calls. The caller ID says | Read More »

    When the American President Hates America

    When the American President Hates America

    Barack Obama does not like the United States. There was a lot of truth when his wife said that for the first time she was proud of her country. The Obamas see the United States as a corrupt and bullying power that needs to be humbled. No one seeks to fundamentally transform something they love. And let us now consider that fundamental transformation. Russia has | Read More »

    Sarah Palin & Ted Cruz: The Two Most Powerful People on Earth

    Sarah Palin & Ted Cruz: The Two Most Powerful People on Earth

    When Gabby Giffords was shot in Arizona, the left went into a frenzy blaming Sarah Palin. In fact, when I was on CNN, I went on TV with Cornell Belcher and he was livid when I suggested leftwing rhetoric could be as hostile and divisive as rightwing rhetoric, if not more so. John King was apologetic for using war metaphors for politics and promised to | Read More »

    There They Go Again

    There They Go Again

    With metronomic precision each year the national press corps begins running columns by “religion scholars” who wish you to know that Jesus Christ is a fictional character. Mind you, no newspaper of note in the world is brave enough to run a similar story about the Prophet Mohammed. The latest comes from a “lecturer in religious studies” from Australia named Raphael Lataster. The Washington Post | Read More »

    Hanukkah, Jeb Bush, and the Virginity of Mary

    Yes, believe it or not, last night I covered all three of those topics. In the first segment, I explained what Hanukkah is. I covered a bit of ground on Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush. Then I spent a pretty significant amount of time explaining why, if you are a Christian, the virginity of Mary is pretty fundamental to your beliefs. In fact, you probably | Read More »

    Communists Win the Day. Frank Marshall Davis Would Be Proud Of Obama

    Few could have predicted that communist regimes would win the day on December 17, 2014. Communism was so twentieth century. But Barack Obama, promising to fundamentally transform America, has done so. His mentor, communist activist Frank Marshall Davis, would be proud of him. To reiterate my conclusion on Barack Obama’s world view and policy objectives: to make the world safer, the United States must be | Read More »

    The GOP Emboldened Barack Obama on Cuba

    From Wikipedia: Currently, the Cuban embargo is enforced mainly with six statutes: the Trading with the Enemy Act of 1917, the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, the Cuba Assets Control Regulations of 1963, the Cuban Democracy Act of 1992, the Helms–Burton Act of 1996, and the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000. The Cuban Democracy Act was signed into law in 1992 | Read More »

    Three Questions for Jeb Bush

    Three Questions for Jeb Bush

    Jeb Bush has declared he is officially looking at running for the Presidency in 2016. Many conservatives acted with horror. But before dismissing Jeb Bush, I think conservatives should probe where his mind and heart are on issues. He was an excellent governor of Florida. I disagree with Bush on common core and immigration, but I think his record in office generally stands the test | Read More »

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    Jane Mayer is an Idiot

    Jane Mayer is a staggering idiot. I say that because of this line in her piece on the Democrats’ torture propaganda: “in releasing the long-awaited Senate Select Intelligence Committee report on the C.I.A.’s interrogation-and-detention program, , the committee chairman, proved that Congress can still perform its most basic Madisonian function of providing a check on executive-branch abuse” This would be the same Dianne Feinstein who | Read More »