Today, We Must Give Mitch McConnell His Due Credit
Today comes word that Mitch McConnell has signed on to the DeMint strategy of cutting, capping, and balancing the budget. Legislation has been introduced by the Republicans and they are calling it CCB, for “cut, cap, and balance.” With Moody’s statement yesterday that the nation’s credit is at stake and demanding a long term plan to deal with our debt, it seems McConnell’s own plan | Read More »
The Horserace for July 14, 2011
IA Caucus: Feb. 6, 2012NH Primary: Feb. 14, 2012 (expected)SC Primary: TBDNV Caucus: Feb. 18, 2012For the first time in a month, Michele Bachmann is on the decline, though slightly. It’s a brewing situation in Iowa her competitors are using to get the best of her. There’s more rough water on the horizon.Of all things, people close to Sarah Palin are now saying they think | Read More »
Dear Mr. Speaker
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed Last night the President engaged in off Broadway theatrics trying to scare the Republicans into folding on debt ceiling negotiations. Playing the role of Hollywood President, not the real President, the President said he didn’t care if this brought down his Presidency and he would not yield. He then dared Eric Cantor to call his bluff. Mr. | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 14, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For July 14, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Book Your Rooms For The Gathering2. Jim DeMint Will Be at the RedState Gathering. Will You?3. Dear Mr. Speaker4. Our Petulant Child President5. Moody’s Rejects McConnell’s ‘Pontius Pilate Act’
The Horse Race and Herman Cain #EERS
Tonight on the horse race, it is our weekly look at the 2012 Presidential Horse Race and it looks like there are rumblings in Sarah Palin’s camp about a possible entry.We’re going to get into that and I’m going to go more in depth about Herman Cain’s campaign tonight on the show.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.
Moody’s Rejects McConnell’s ‘Pontius Pilate Act’
Moody’s Investor Services is sending out a pretty clear rejection of Mitch McConnell’s “Pontius Pilate Pass the Buck Act of 2011.” Republicans and Democrats who are spinning it in favor of folding like a cheap suit and just raising the debt ceiling should pay attention. According to Moody’s, “the outlook assigned at that time to the government bond rating would very likely be changed to | Read More »
Jim DeMint Will Be at the RedState Gathering. Will You?
So, let us review.Nikki Haley will be at the RedState Gathering.Rick Perry will be at the RedState Gathering.Ted Cruz will be at the RedState Gathering.And now, Jim DeMint is confirmed to be at the RedState Gathering.Have you registered yet? Since you guys are probably all regular readers if you’re reading this right now, use the discount code RSG03 for the regular reader registration discount.
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Outraises Sherrod Brown
Holy cow this is awesome. Ohio Treasurer and RedState endorsed Josh Mandel has out raised incumbent United States Senate Leftist Sherrod Brown.Jim DeMint’s Senate Conservatives Fund also came out recently and endorsed Josh Mandel. Sherrod Brown, whose campaign strategy consists of moving as far left as possible to become the Alan Grayson of the Senate, has got to be soiling his underwear at this news.Josh | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi Congratulates Mitch McConnell on His ‘Pontius Pilate Act’. Seriously.
If it weren’t bad enough that Harry Reid is trying to make Mitch McConnell’s ‘Pontius Pilate Pass the Buck Act of 2011″ acceptable to Republicans, you might want to consider that Nancy Pelosi congratulated Mitch McConnell on a job well done. Not kidding. Stephen F. Hayes, who my wife says is the best looking guy on Bret Baier’s panel other than Bret (yeah, I have | Read More »
Harry Reid Tries to Make Mitch McConnell’s ‘Pontius Pilate Act’ More Appealing to Republicans
Just how pathetic is Mitch McConnell’s ‘Pontius Pilate Pass the Buck Act of 2011,’ his proposal to let the President automatically raise the debt ceiling by $2 trillion without any cuts so long as the GOP doesn’t get blamed? Harry Reid is intervening to make it more palatable to Republicans. Publicly, Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) left the door open to the idea. | Read More »
The President Declares He Will Shoot His Hostages
Everyone is using the hostage metaphor these days regarding the debt ceiling. Barack Obama started it back in December when he called the GOP hostage takers before the GOP gave him everything he wanted.Well, I hope the GOP noticed Barack Obama yesterday upped the ante and declared his willingness to shoot his hostages, i.e. senior citizens. Yes, if the GOP dares to hold the line | Read More »
Morning Briefing for July 13, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For July 13, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The President Declares He Will Shoot His Hostages2. Mitch McConnell Just Proposed the “Pontius Pilate Pass the Buck Act of 2011?3. Mr. President, What Are Your Priorities?4. Random Acts of Vandalism Cause Teamsters To Postpone Funeral Directors’ Strike
Mitch McConnell Capitulates #EERS
Tonight, I’ll explore the extent of Mitch McConnell’s capitulation on the debt ceiling. You can listen to it all at http://wsbradio.com and call in to vent about it at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.
The Man Who Brought You “Big Government Conservatives” Loves McConnell’s Capitulation
It’s so sad to see someone you admire lose all credibility serving as mouthpiece for the people who got us into this mess on our side.This was Fred Barnes on August 15, 2003, writing in the Wall Street Journal:IS PRESIDENT BUSH really a conservative? When that question came up this summer, the White House went into crisis mode. Bush aides summoned several of Washington’s conservative | Read More »
Mitch McConnell Just Proposed the “Pontius Pilate Pass the Buck Act of 2011″
Editor’s note: I decided to make the title less incendiary. Consider the Associated Press’s headline right now: “GOP Leader McConnell proposes giving Obama new power for automatic debt limit increase” ————————————Mitch McConnell is right now talking about making a historic capitulation. So fearful of being blamed for a default, McConnell is proposing a compromise that lets Barack Obama raise the debt ceiling without making any | Read More »