Super Bowl Open Thread
Yes, folks, it’s Super Bowl Sunday. It’s the game NFL fans have been waiting for all year (assuming you are a Ravens or 49ers fan). So, consider this an open thread for those of you stopping by RedState today, or alternately, talk about the Puppy Bowl over at Animal Planet (or whatever else you’re doing instead of watching the Big Game). CBS Sports has coverage here. | Read More »
Overnight Open Thread: Bohemian Rhapsody Edition
Slow. Clap. If you can’t watch the video, be depressed. It’s a man who is intoxicated, as you proclaim, who bursts into a spontaneous a capella rendition of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody, including some of the music, and it is glorious. Have a drink on me, intoxicated off-key Queen singing arrested beard guy. Have one on me. h/t Bookworm Room. This is an Open Thread.
Super Bowl Sunday Open Thread
This is it. It’s finally here. Super Bowl Sunday: literally the most important day in the history of life, the universe, and everything. The New England Patriots, forged in the fires of Mount Doom, depart Mordor to face off against the New York (New Jersey) Giants, a team constructed out of the remains of a UFO that crashed in 1936. This is Tom Brady versus | Read More »
Sunday NFL Open Thread
The AFC Championship game is over, the NFC underway. Fresh from punishing Tebow in an act of evil unmatched since the time of Sauron, the New England Patriots, who go by the street name ‘Snake’, used black magic and human sacrifice to cause a Ravens’ missed field goal in the final seconds of the game, thereby sealing their trip to both the Super Bowl, and | Read More »
Playoffs Open Thread: Pain and Glory
What a weekend of football this has been so far, with glory and sorrow in equal parts. The painful performance put in last night by Tebow and the Broncos was all the more frustrating for following one of the most exciting post-season games of all time. The New England Patriots, history’s greatest monsters, took the Broncos to the woodshed and beat them about the head, | Read More »
It’s the End of the Word As We Know It (Again)
Today is Do-Over Day for Harold Camping and his EOTW prediction. Yes, kids, today’s the day that The Big One will occur and the world will come to an end. And I forgot to take a vacation day today. So, here’s an open thread for you to mull over what you should be doing on this, your last day on Earth. I have some work | Read More »
Open Thread: Margaret Thatcher on Public Money
from the diaries by Neil As we debate just how much our government ought to be spending–and where that money should come from–I think it’s a good idea to reflect on the words of Margaret Thatcher on the subject of “public money” (of course, when is listening to Maggie a bad idea?): Open thread.
Republican Presidential Debate Open Thread
Rick Perry faces the crowd for the first time. discuss. RedState GOP Debate Coveritlive
Political Wire’s “Correction of the Day”
Via Political Wire: “Over the last 15 months we’ve created over 2.1 million private sector jobs. (Laughter.)” – President Obama, in an official transcript of a fundraising speech this week. The transcript was later corrected by replacing “Laughter” with “Applause”. Dude. I am “applauding” so hard right now that I snorted a little.
*UPDATE* Weiner Weekend Open Thread: DWS Calls for Weiner [D-NY] to Pull Out
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, has released the following statement [via CNN] calling for Rep. Anthony Weiner [D-NY] to resign in light of his recent moral and ethical challenges. “It is with great disappointment that I call on Representative Anthony Weiner to resign. The behavior he has exhibited is indefensible and Representative Weiner’s continued service in Congress is untenable. This sordid affair has become | Read More »
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18,000 Feet Down and No Parachute
This is one of those days where it is worth remembering a truly amazing feat/miracle in human history. On this day in 1944, Nickolas Alkemade, an RAF Sergeant, was serving as a tail gunner on an RAF Lancaster bomber. The plane was at 18,000 feet when the Nazis hit it, setting it on fire. Alkemade decided he’d rather die instantly by impact rather than burn | Read More »
Video: 61 Billion Peanuts
This short video, produced by the Cato Insitute, puts $61 Billion in spending cuts into alarming perspective. OPEN THREAD
Known and Unknown. Open Thread.
The Erick Erickson Show — Prime Time
Folks, the time has come for me to move to evening drive time and prime time on the radio. Starting now, you can listen live every weeknight from 7pm to 10pm ET on http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Tonight, we’re taking on the GOP being the stupid party, talking Egypt, and more. I’m following #EERS on twitter during the show. Consider this an open | Read More »
Obamacare Meets the Death Panel — The Erick Erickson Show
The Erick Erickson Show starts off a bit late tonight due to a basketball game. We’ll go live at 10:06 p.m. I’m going to spend a lot of time on Obamacare and also the gays and Chick-Fil-A. That should be fun. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.