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    It’s What Happens When the Stupid Party and Evil Party Get Together

    There is a quote out there that sometimes get attributed to Republican Senate Leader Everett Dirksen and sometimes not. The quote is that there two parties in Washington — the stupid party and the evil party. Every once in a while the stupid party and the evil party get together and do something that is both stupid and evil. In Washington, that is called bipartisanship. | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 12, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For April 12, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. It’s What Happens When the Stupid Party and Evil Party Get Together   2. It’s Obamacare, Stupid   3. Romney Announces Exploratory PAC   4. “We Are One!” — Unions and Communists Rally in Chicago   5. Children Of The Corn – How Ethanol Damages | Read More »

    Romney Runs and Trans-Men — The Erick Erickson Show

    I’m talking about the Mitt Romney announcement and we’ll try to figure out what “trans men” and “two spirit” people are on the Erick Erickson Show tonight.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    The Compromise

    Friday night the Republicans and Democrats reached a deal to avoid a government shutdown. The Republicans had promised $100 billion in cuts. They back pedaled to $61 billion in cuts. They have actually agreed to $38.5 billion in cuts, or about four days worth of spending by the federal government. Many of the conservatives who booed them for going from $100 billion to $61 billion | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 11, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For April 11, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. It’s Now Or Never   1. The Compromise   2. Ezra Klein Supports Killing Black Babies   3. It’s Pretty Much Our Own Fault.   4. Republican “Austerity”   5. When Will the Real Fight Finally Commence?   6. Unions & Racism: An Age-Old, Institutional Problem | Read More »

    Live Coverage of the Shutdown — The Erick Erickson Show

    Tonight at 7pm ET on the Erick Erickson Show, I’ll go live to Washington, DC for coverage of the possible government shutdown. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.

    Why Won’t John Boehner Give HR 1297 A Vote?

    Editorial Note: As mentioned below, there is late breaking news that the GOP and Democrat may have reached a deal for $38 billion in cuts and another continuing resolution. No word yet on if the Defense budget will be fully funded in the deal.UPDATE: I’m told that the Speaker’s Office does not think there is a firm deal yet, which makes passage of HR 1297 | Read More »

    Barack Obama Takes Our Soldiers Hostage to a Shutdown

    Over at Big Government, Mike Flynn has a fascinating post on what Barack Obama is doing to our soldiers. In the past, American soldiers were classified as essential personnel. Therefore, should the government shut down our soldiers would keep getting paid. But Barack Obama has decided to hold our American soldiers hostage to a government shutdown. The Commander-in-Chief has, via the Secretary of the Department | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 8, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For April 8, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Barack Obama Takes Our Soldiers Hostage to a Shutdown   2. Why a Government Shutdown is Not a Bad Thing   3. Possibility of Terrorist Attacks Coming From Libya   4. Recount Gives Prosser a Lead in Wisconsin…For Now   5. Can’t Afford Gas For | Read More »

    Congress is Taking a Vacation

    Jim Moran (D-VA) says that if the government shuts down (or not), Congress is going to go on a two week vacation. Barack Obama has decided to go off on a mini-vacation already.In other words, Moran wants you to think it’ll be two weeks before the government opens back up. Not really. The Speaker and Senate Majority Leader or the President himself can call Congress | Read More »

    Barack Obama: Out of touch with large families

    This really is amazing. At a townhall about gas prices, a parent of ten expressed concern about high gas prices and the impact it has on the family budget.Obama’s response? He tells the parent to sell his van that holds his ten kids and get a hybrid car van.

    Wisconsin & Obama Holds the Military Hostage — The Erick Erickson Show

    Justice Prosser wins in Wisconsin and Barack Obama actually has decided to hold the military hostage to a shutdown.All this and more on the Erick Erickson Show tonight. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. By the way, RedStaters, you really can call in if you want.The show kicks off at 7:05 p.m. ET tonight and lasts till 10 p.m.Consider this | Read More »

    Is Barack Obama Obfuscating the Cause of the Shutdown?

    “The Democrats are so invested in the right to murder children they’ll let, to use the Democrats’ own rhetoric, old people starve.” The leftwing partisans are in full spin mode now after weeks of privately hoping for a government shutdown (though I have wanted one too). For a taste of the spin, go to Talking Points Memo. According to Talking Points Memo, Barack Obama and | Read More »

    Possibility of Terrorist Attacks Coming From Libya

    Well that’s a fine mess you’ve gotten us into Mr. Obama. The U.S. is monitoring the possibility of terrorist attacks originating in Libya, either from the forces of Muammar Qaddafi or rebels who may have associated with terror groups in the past, FBI Director Robert Mueller said. I think any of us could and would expect terror attacks originating from (Kh)(G(h))(Q)addafi. But from the rebels?Weren’t | Read More »

    Are Mike Pence and Chris Christie Paying Attention?

    In a pretty shocking Wall Street Journal/NBC poll Donald Trump is ranking number two among potential GOP contenders for the President. Mitt Romney edges him out by a few points into the top slot. There is a very simple reason for this: the field is ‘meh.’ Certainly partisans for the various candidates are excited about their various candidates. But the general consensus from conservatives is | Read More »