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    Wetting the Bed Over Mitt Romney

    “It’s like the GOP consultant class learned all the wrong lessons from Bob Shrum.” Of all the people to not be beating up Mitt Romney for his present not quite stellar campaign, I find myself in that position.I’m genuinely not that worried.First of all, remember that most of his primary money is gone so he can’t spend on a fancy ad campaign right now. He | Read More »

    Senator Ron Johnson Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You?

    In 2010, one of the few candidates the GOP establishment and conservative activists agreed on was a businessman in Wisconsin named Ron Johnson. “Crazy!!!” people said. “It’s Wisconsin. Russ Feingold!!!! Ron Johnson can’t win.”Then he got the nomination.”It’s crazy!!! He bores people with charts. He scares the old people. He actually says we need to cut spending. It’s Wisconsin!!!!”Call Ron Johnson the clock cleaner. He | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 18, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing July 18, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Senator Ron Johnson Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You? 2. Wetting the Bed Over Mitt Romney 3. David Brock’s Paranoia Doesn’t Prevent Him From Stalking People

    Ted Cruz Outraises David Dewhurst. Dewhurst Reponds By Accusing Cruz of Supporting Pedophiles.

    “It’s akin to saying David Dewhurst is a kid toucher because kissed a baby on the campaign trail.” I have always had a lot of respect for the guys who are running David Dewhurst’s campaign, but I’m starting to see now why Rick Perry had no chance of getting elected President. The same team running Dewhurst’s campaign ran Perry’s Presidential campaign and has stooped to | Read More »

    Karen Handel Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You?

    aren Handel was the second candidate, behind Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, to get a RedState endorsement in 2009 at our first RedState Gathering.This year, she will join us in Jacksonville. Karen was the Secretary of State of Georgia before running for Governor of that state. She didn’t make it in that race, but went on to the Susan G. Komen Foundation where she led | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 17, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing July 17, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Karen Handel Will Be At the RedState Gathering. Will You? 2. Ted Cruz Outraises David Dewhurst. Dewhurst Reponds By Accusing Cruz of Supporting Pedophiles. 3. Taxpayers Fund White House’s Race-based Direct Mail 4. Law of the Sea Treaty Dead 5. Eight Years of RedState

    Eight Years of RedState

    July 11, 2004, was actually the first live day of RedState with the actual site kicking off July 12th with user content. We went live on Scoop without the logo.Within a few months, we had the logo as we wanted and by 2005 had RedHot and ConfirmThem up and going.By mid-2006, Clayton switched us over to Drupal with a new design and we went from | Read More »

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    Rick Scott Wins

    Eric Holder and Janet Napolitano have cried “uncle”. He is throwing in the towel on a legal challenge against Governor Rick Scott (R-FL).Governor Scott’s team down in Florida discovered a large number of people on the voter rolls who were not eligible to vote in Florida. They then discovered that more than a thousand of those people had actually voted in Florida elections.The next step | Read More »

    Does the President Think The Government Got Him Where He Is Today?

    It is a lie premised on Marxism. It really is. It is not hyperbole to say it. Prior to Marx, people did not clearly think of economics as class divided and did not think of the collective overriding the individual. Certainly the thinking was there sociologically, but not crystalized in economics.As Daniel Henninger noted in the Wall Street Journal recently, “There is no theory anywhere | Read More »

    Happy Birthday RedState. Will You Join Gov. Rick Scott and Me in Florida?

    Josh Trevino posted this on January 24, 2004, at his blog Tacitus. Seven months later RedState.com came online.We’ve come along way since 2004.In our fifth year, we started the RedState Gathering. I put up a post without even telling my bosses at Eagle Publishing what I was up to. I just knew some of us wanted to get together in person after five years of | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 16, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing July 16, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Happy Birthday RedState. Will You Join Gov. Rick Scott and Me in Florida? 2. Does the President Think The Government Got Him Where He Is Today? 3. The Democrats’ Clown War On Science: FDA caught snooping on its own scientists. 4. Bain Kryptonite 5. DCCC covering | Read More »

    Meet Bainers, the New Birthers

    irst, let’s dispense with the bull shiitake mushrooms. Condi Rice is not the veep pick. She served President Bush for 8 years, has never been elected, and is pro-abortion. It’s not happening. Likewise, much of the fawning the left does over Rice has more to do with her carefully portrayed image as a spoiller to Rumsfeld and Cheney than to her actual, though admittedly impressive, | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for July 13, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing July 13, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Meet Bainers, the New Birthers 2. The Divide Between the Black Community and Black “Leaders” Illustrated Yet Again 3. Secret Democratic Political Research Files for Twelve 2012 Match-Ups Found via Google 4. New Poll Has Ted Cruz Up. Conservatives Need to Pony Up Fast 5. Diane | Read More »

    The [Insert Squishy Veep Choice] Campaign Spin We Could Expect

    hat if Condi Rice were the pick? It won’t happen, but what if Condi Rice were the pick? Well, some of us have heard all the same old tired excuses from sell out Republican leaders for so long, we can tell you now exactly what Team Romney and the GOP would say. These may sound familiar to you as they are frequently used to justify | Read More »

    Condi Rice for Veep? Bull Shiitake Mushrooms

    If you head over to Drudge you will find that there are rumors swirling that Condi Rice is at the top of the short list to be the Vice Presidential nominee.I don’t know who is hitting the crack rock tonight in the rumor mill, but bull shiitake mushrooms.Condelizza Rice is pro-abortion.She worked for George Bush for eight years.In those eight years at National Security and | Read More »