Herman Cain Joins Me Tonight on the Erick Erickson Show
Tonight on the Erick Erickson Show, Herman Cain will join me at 7:35 p.m. ET. We’ll talk about his exploratory bid for the Presidency, Libya, and more.You can listen live online at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.
American Orchestrated Air Strikes In Libya Kill Innocent Civilians
You and I both know that anytime you have a war, innocent civilians get killed.But Barack Obama told us this is not a war. This is just a kinetic military action.The whole reason we are in Libya is to stop innocent civilians from being killed. It is the raison d’être of Susan Rice, Samantha Powers, and Hillary Clinton. They wanted to stop a massacre.According to | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 31, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For March 31, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Joanne Kloppenburg Is Bothered By Outside Money Spent in Judicial Elections, Except for the $3 Million in Outside Money Being Spent to Elect Her 2. Ten Reflections On Libya 3. According to Dick Durbin, Presidents Should NOT Come To Congress Before Going to War 4. | Read More »
Boots on the Ground in Libya — The Erick Erickson Show
We’ll be talking about boots on the ground in Libya tonight. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.
According to Dick Durbin, Presidents Should NOT Come To Congress Before Going to War
From the “say or do anything to defend your man” file, Dick Durbin just ingratiated himself to the American anti-war left with a doozie of a tale on the floor of the United States Senate.According to Dick Durbin, a man who once called American soldiers nazis, Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush broke precedent by going to Congress before initiating hostilities.Yes, I | Read More »
The Wisconsin Fight
National Review has an editorial up on what is at stake in Wisconsin. The Greater Wisconsin Committee is preparing to throw $3 million into the judicial election to defeat Prosser — not because it is feared that he will fail to administer the law impartially, but because it is feared that he will. To that end, Wisconsin Democrats are working to install one of their | Read More »
Will the Durbin Amendment Stay? If So, Consumers Are Screwed.
I’ve written about this before. The Senate may very well today or tomorrow consider fixing the problem. I hope.After I wrote about Durbin’s amendment to the financial reform package, the Wall Street Journal took him on as well. The Wall Street Journal noted, “Congress’s 2009 effort to regulate credit cards shows what will happen. Do you like free checking? Enjoy it while you can, because | Read More »
Does Supporting Planned Parenthood Increase The Risk of Breast Cancer?
We’ve heard all the stories before. Planned Parenthood provides breast cancer screening services for poor women. By cutting off funds for Planned Parenthood, we increase the chance poor women will get breast cancer.New undercover work shows that this is not only a lie, but a damn lie.Cecile Richards, the current president of Planned Parenthood, has been all over TV talking about how Planned Parenthood provides | Read More »
House Republicans Leaders Want Democrats, Not Conservatives, To Vote For Their Budget
The Washington Post reports that the House Republicans, instead of picking a fight for real spending cuts, are set to woo House Democratic “moderates” to vote for the GOP budget instead of conservatives. This is really amazing. In other words, the House Republicans have decided to reject defunding Obamacare and reject defunding Planned Parenthood and reject defunding NPR. Instead, they will get House Democrats together | Read More »
Barack Obama Is Now Admitting Some of the Libyan Rebels May Not Be Friendly
This is so insane it makes my head hurt. In an interview with NBC News and another with CBS News, Barack Obama is finally admitting some of the rebels we are helping in Libya may not be friendly to the United States. “I’m not ruling it out. But I’m also not ruling it in,” he added on NBC, but cautioned that though Washington’s knowledge of | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 30, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For March 30, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. BREAKING NEWS: In a Human Events exclusive, Emily Miller has the details on a letter sent to Congress by several Governors, including Haley Barbour and Rick Perry, demanding Congress enact a Balanced Budget Amendment. Governors Haley Barbour (R.-Miss.), Bob McDonnell (R.-Va.), and Rick Perry (R.-Tex.) sent | Read More »
More on Obama and Libya & Silver Bullets — The Erick Erickson Show
I’m going to give the definitive take on Barack Obama, the left, and Libya tonight on the Erick Erickson Show. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.—————————————–UPDATE: At 8:00 p.m., I’m going to talk about silver bullets.If you are a tea party activist, you will want to tune in at 8:00 p.m. and find out what I’m | Read More »
On Ethanol, Conservatives Should Stand With Tom Coburn
Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are out to get rid of the ethanol subsidy. The subsidy was put into the tax code to make it much harder to get rid of. How much harder? Well, according to Grover Norquist, if we get rid of the ethanol subsidy, we are raising taxes. I’ve written before how Grover Norquist gets lots of money from | Read More »
On Intervention and Opposition to the Libyan Engagement
“Right now, the best case is simply to sit back and root for injuries between the warring parties in Libya — not intervening for either side.” Using the same rationale George W. Bush used to go into Iraq, Barack Obama has now gone into Libya.It seems that the world is upside down. Suddenly Republicans are concerned about going into a Middle Eastern country and Democrats | Read More »
Winning the Battle and Losing the War
Republicans have, of late, gotten very good at winning battles while losing wars. Look no further than Wisconsin. While the GOP got its legislative victory, the left is now intent on going gangbusters over recall efforts.But before they even get there, the left is going after Justice David Prosser on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Leon has a good write up on this, but the nutshell | Read More »