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    Obama Administration Official, Brandon Friedman, Calls Soldiers ‘Psychopaths’

    Obama Administration Official, Brandon Friedman, Calls Soldiers 'Psychopaths'

    Brandon Friedman is a former liberal activist and disillusioned veteran. After working hard and relatively unsuccessfully to get soldiers to vote for Barack Obama, he got a job inside the administration. He now works for the Department of Housing and Urban Development as the Secretary for Public Affairs. Friedman has taken to twitter to call the soldiers who served with Bergdahl “psychopaths” for daring to | Read More »

    Not All Soldiers Are Equal

    Not All Soldiers Are Equal

    The left’s contention is that conservatives would prefer if we left an American soldier to rot in Afghanistan. No one is arguing that, that I know of. What we are arguing is that the President should not have traded five members of the Taliban for one American soldier who, it appears, left base without permission in search of the Taliban. Even Hillary Clinton, we now | Read More »

    Greatest Email EVER

    Got this email this evening. It is my favorite email I have ever gotten. But this guy clearly does not speak Southern. Dear Erick, Love what you say…got a problem with your pronunciation. Tinder Tender Two different words, but you would pronounce them the same. Many words that have an “e” you pronounce as an “i”: Dimocrat Sinator Tind Consinsus Git Depind Intint Agin Avingers | Read More »

    Filling in for Rush Limbaugh

    I’m filling in for Rush Limbaugh today starting at noon eastern. I’ve been on a vacation of sorts, at least from radio, so I have lots to talk about. You can listen at or go to, where my show is, to listen.

    Impeachment and Coups

    Impeachment and Coups

    Barack Obama is not a stupid man. One does not win the Presidency twice by being stupid. Looking at all of his foreign policy and national security blunders and pronouncements, I think there is only one rationale way to explain his foreign and national security policy without relying on him being stupid. Barack Obama has decided the best way to make the world a safer | Read More »

    Mississippi Runoff

    The best shot the establishment had at beating Chris McDaniel was a primary. But now they find themselves in a runoff where the most energized supporters show up. When their candidate lacks energy, it is hard for any of their voters to have energy. But Chris McDaniel has energy headed into a three week runoff. The only caveat is if overnight some mystery votes from | Read More »

    Why Are You So Angry?

    I have been in rural Louisiana the last few days spending time with family. This is the first time my children have been old enough to see and experience life where I grew up in the United States. Maybe one day they can go to Dubai, but it will be far different. Jackson, LA, in rural East Feliciana Parish, changes little. My parents now live | Read More »

    The Annual Birthday Post

    Here’s what I want you to do for my birthday. First, go read Steve Hayes. Second, register for the RedState Gathering. Third, consider contributing to one or more of the following: Senate Conservatives Fund Madison Project Heritage Action for America Club for Growth FreedomWorks And if you’re in Mississippi, go vote for Chris McDaniel today.


    Distractions and Focus

    Distractions and Focus

    Eric Shinseki is gone. It happened on Friday. News like this happens on a Friday. Jay Carney followed shortly thereafter on Friday. But then there was the other story. We have gotten back Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban. The Administration is focusing on this and distracting the press, most likely willingly, from a few issues that require focus. First is the ongoing V.A. scandal. The | Read More »

    Leslie Rutledge Thinks Hiring Conservatives is Discrimination

    Leslie Rutledge has worked for the RNC and the NRCC. She has worked for Mike Huckabee. She’s a Republican. But a lot of conservative lawyers are skittish about her being the Republican nominee for Attorney General in Arkansas. Rutledge has, five times, voted in Democratic primaries in Arkansas. She’s running against David Sterling, who never left Arkansas for the greener pastures of the RNC, and | Read More »

    ‘She Gets Everything She Wants’

    'She Gets Everything She Wants'

    “She gets everything she wants,” Jack Abramoff said in an email. He was referring to Ann Copland who spent 29 years working for Thad Cochran, working her way into the position of his Executive Assistant. An Abramoff associate was complaining that Ms. Copland wanted to see Paul McCartney, Green Day, and others. She was demanding. But she got everything she wanted because she delivered Thad | Read More »

    Colorado’s 4th CD Must Do Better Than State Sen. Scott Renfroe

    Colorado’s 4th Congressional District covers most of the eastern half of Colorado. It is a +12 Republican district. And frankly, it deserves better than State Senator Scott Renfroe. While there are a variety of issues with Renfroe, the largest issue for those in the rural farm land that makes up the district is the connections to New Frontier Bank [NFB] and its failure in 2009.

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    Thad Cochran Hosts Fundraisers for Liberal Democrats

    Thad Cochran Hosts Fundraisers for Liberal Democrats

    The Washington Examiner reports that Thad Cochran hosts fundraisers for Democrats in his home. Well . . . they report it slightly differently. The Washington Examiner reports that Cochran’s executive assistant, Kay Webber, hosts fundraisers in her home and Thad Cochran rents a basement apartment there. But there is no basement apartment in Kay Webber’s home available for rent. That’s according to the District of | Read More »

    Bipartisan Corruption in the Texas Legislature the Media Mostly Ignores

    Bipartisan Corruption in the Texas Legislature the Media Mostly Ignores

    Wallace Hall is a University of Texas Regent appointed by Gov. Rick Perry. He is presently facing impeachment and possible jail time for uncovering what looks and smells like systematic corruption in the enrollment process of the University of Texas system due to interference from members of the Texas legislature. The Speaker of the Texas House is implicated. The Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee | Read More »

    The Caged Bird Sang to Me

    It is a little frustrating these days to decide whether or not someone is worth liking because of their politics. It is even more frustrating to see people who think nice things cannot be said of people on the other side of the aisle. I am pretty sure that Maya Angelou and I would disagree on much politically, but I’d stand still on a hot | Read More »