Morning Briefing for March 12, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing March 12, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Obama, Energy Promises, and Empty Rhetoric 2. The Obama Administration’s Assault on Religious Freedom 3. ShePAC Fights Back: First Casualties, Misogynist Maher and Opportunist Obama 4. Sometimes I wonder if we should just abolish the FCC 5. Take Out Bonner and Bachus in Alabama
The Party That Brought Us Dede Scozzafava Wants to Stop Ann Marie Buerkle
Remember Dede Scozzafava? In 2009, the New York Republican Party tried to foist her on the people of New York. She was a liberal Republican who, with the backing of unions, almost got elected until conservatives stood up and said no. She wound up dropping out and endorsing the Democrat.The same New York GOP that gave us her and spectacularly saw the next several of | Read More »
Conservatives Should Mobilize to Help Don Manzullo Against Adam Kinzinger in Illinois
“If we are unwilling to stand up for a man who stands up for conservatives even against his own party, then why should we ever expect any man to stand with the movement against the party?” On February 18, 2011, 98 Republicans joined with the whole of the Democratic Caucus in the House to defeat legislation offered up by Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee designed | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 9, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing For March 9, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Conservatives Should Mobilize to Help Don Manzullo Against Adam Kinzinger in Illinois 2. A Day’s Work in the House of Lords 3. No Jobs Shortage For Obama Bundlers
What is ‘Winning Our Future’ PAC Doing With Sheldon Adelson’s Money? [Updated]
[Updated] Apologies to Rick Tyler of Winning Our Future, who has expressed his displeasure with this post to me on twitter, pointing out as well that some of his ad buys have been here at RedState. Online advertising hasn’t been my concern below as I’m sure it is geotargetted, etc. As to the television and radio advertising, a friend familiar with the ad buying of | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 8, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing March 6, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Super Tuesday By The Numbers 2. What is ‘Winning Our Future’ PAC Doing With Sheldon Adelson’s Money? 3. Judge David Flanagan linked to Scott Walker recall. Twice. 4. Lots of Taxpayer Green Going to Greens 5. Senate Republicans and Boehner Unite Against Conservatives
Many political analysts compare 2012′s Republican Presidential cycle to the Democrats’ go of it in 2008. Barack Obama deployed a delegate strategy while Hillary Clinton went for big state wins. It worked to Barack Obama’s favor. This year, it works for Romney.Both took a while and had some ups and downs, but ultimately Barack Obama prevailed. After Ohio came in tonight, it is clear Mitt | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 7, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing For March 7, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Nominee 2. Super Tuesday: Romney and Santorum Limp Along, Tea Party Claims First Scalp 3. Silencing the Right 4. Yet Another Obama Administration Aviation Security Failure
I Voted for Rick Perry
wasn’t going to vote at all. But then all sorts of people, including Donna Brazile and Sean Hannity, started in on me about my “civic obligation.” Frankly, I wish less people voted. But nonetheless, I voted. I was the only person in my precinct in the middle of a city that usually sees steady turn out.No one in Georgia seems to want to vote except | Read More »
Silencing the Right
Last week, Rush Limbaugh suggested Sandra Fluke was a slut. The left immediately began calling for boycotts of his advertisers. He apologized on Saturday. Fluke refused to accept his apology claiming he did it under duress and the pressure has kept up.It is organized and it has nothing to do with Limbaugh referring to Sandra Fluke as the same thing Ed Schultz referred to Laura | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 6, 2012
RedState Morning Briefing March 6, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Will Republicans Vote to Raise the Debt Limit for the Fannie Mae of Corporate Welfare? 2. Mitt Romney, The Unconvincing Convert 3. Obama throws… all non-Obama Democrats… under the fundraising bus. 4. Limbaugh, Fluke, ‘War on Women’ and the Travesty of Cravenly Caving to Lies of | Read More »
Will Republicans Vote to Raise the Debt Limit for the Fannie Mae of Corporate Welfare?
“Click here to call your Congressman and make your voice heard. Tell him to let the Export-Import Bank charter expire.” The Export-Import Bank is a federal agency whose sole reason for existence is to use your tax dollars to subsidize sales of American manufactured goods to foreign buyers. It is nothing short of corporate welfare, and its business model (providing loans and loan guarantees at | Read More »
We Are at War. Is the Media Scared to Really Cover It?
Journalists are much more tolerant of attacks on Christianity than Islam. It is a fact. ABC is airing a television show called “Good Christian Bitches.” Never mind the outrage over the recent Sandra Fluke business, but there is a double standard. And let’s not fool ourselves as the media would never tolerate a story where “Muslim” was substituted for “Christian” in that show. The media’s | Read More »
Libertarian Ed Crane Decides to Act Like a Liberal. Will It Destroy the Cato Institute?
“Suffice it to say, Ed Crane has no legal argument. Instead, he is doing what the left does — resort to trial by media and whine.” A friend of mine asked me last week why I hadn’t written about the Cato Institute lawsuit business with the Koch Brothers. I told him I hadn’t seen it pulsing up anywhere, so why should I give it any | Read More »
This Goes Both Ways, Right? Some Republicans Start Rooting for Conservative Defeat.
Chris Cilizza as an interesting story in the Washington Post in which some Romney supporters are openly wondering if the Republican Party needs to be wiped out in 2012 in order to win big in 2016. “I’d personally enjoy all the ‘we can’t nominate another Republican In Name Only’ crowd getting a stomping by an incumbent with an 8.5 unemployment rate,” said one senior party | Read More »