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    Paul Clement Resigns From King & Spalding

    Paul Clement, former Solicitor General of the United States, is resigning from King & Spalding today. The Atlanta based law firm, which made news a few years ago by representing terrorists in Guantanamo Bay is bailing on representing the United States House of Representatives in defending the Defense of Marriage Act.Gay-rights agitators attacked the law firm, pledged boycotts of the law firm, etc. and have | Read More »

    The Media Skirts Past Sarah Palin’s Uterus and Truthers in Search of Birthers

    There is no need to write ten thousand words to highlight what is perhaps the very best example these days of profound liberal bias in the media.Andrew Sullivan is now working for the Daily Beast and Newsweek after spending a great deal of time at the Atlantic. No one in the media cares to note that Andrew Sullivan is obsessed with Sarah Palin’s uterus and | Read More »

    Liars and Lies

    Reporters, Democrats, and even some Republicans have begun repeating an infectious lie in the prelude to the debt ceiling debate. Secretary of Treasury Tim Geithner started it off and it has been repeated by reporters in print, on radio, and on television, including Fox News. The lie is very simple: a failure to raise the debt ceiling will cause a default on American debt. This | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 25, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 25, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Liars and Lies 2. Texas Redistricting Plan Punishes Texas Conservatives 3. Behind the Obama Labor Board’s Bashing of Boeing is a Case Full of Irony & Union Failure 4. SEIU’s populist Cargo Cult plans.

    The Third Day: Easter 2011

    In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and | Read More »


    Good Friday on the Radio #EERS

    I do not work on Good Friday generally, except RedState, which is much more of a passion than a job.I made my mind up that, if given the opportunity to have a platform like a radio show, I’d carry over our RedState tradition on Good Friday of having something to fix the mind on what is really important.Here we use an old, beautiful piece of | Read More »

    CBS News’ Brian Montopoli is Either Wrong or Lying About the Debt Ceiling

    There is a fascinating new poll out about the debt ceiling that Washington politicians should pay attention to. Just 27 percent of Americans support raising the debt limit, while 63 percent oppose raising it.Eighty-three percent of Republicans oppose raising the limit, along with 64 percent of independents and 48 percent of Democrats. Support for raising the debt limit is just 36 percent among Democrats, and | Read More »

    Good Friday 2011

    This year, the anniversary of our Lord’s crucifixion falls on the anniversary of Vladimir Lenin’s birthday, which is also Earth Day. Some will choose to worship creation today. We choose to worship our Creator.— Erick, for all of us here on the front page at RedState. And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by | Read More »

    Barack Obama to Round Up the Usual Suspects #EERS

    Barack Obama has Eric Holder working on a price gouging panel. I’m sure they’ll round up a few businessmen and throw them in jail to show they are doing something about gas prices.Not that it will lower gas prices.We’ll get into that and the Libya SNAFU tonight on the Erick Erickson Show tonight at 7:05 p.m. You can listen live at and call in | Read More »

    Barack Obama’s Re-Election Campaign Theme Won’t Be Hope and Change, Just Scorched Earth and Fear

    Gas prices have more than doubled since Barack Obama took office. His deficit spending makes George Bush look like a rank amateur. 78% of Americans recognize inflation is on the rise. One dollar bill buys less and less. We’re a little bit more pregnant in Libya, but just barely. Our foreign policy is rudderless and often against our best interests. Today comes news that for | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 21, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 21, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Just a reminder — as is tradition here, the Morning Briefing takes off on Good Friday. Have a blessed Easter holiday. — Erick 1. Barack Obama’s Re-Election Campaign Theme Won’t Be Hope and Change, Just Scoured Earth and Fear 2. President Obama’s Debt Failsafe Trigger Explained | Read More »

    Are Lee Fang and Think Progress Intellectually Dishonest or Stupid?

    It is no secret that Think Progress and its amateur muckraker Lee Fang are out to get Koch Industries by hook or by crook. But their latest bit of hackery begs the question of whether they are intellectually dishonest or just stupid. Power Line has a bit on it and Mark Tapscott does too. In short, the communist rag The Nation uncovered a flier sent | Read More »

    The Obama Campaign Strategy — #EERS

    Tonight on WSB, I have been briefed on the Barack Obama campaign strategy for re-election. I’ll spill the beans. You can listen live at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.The show starts at 7:05 p.m. ET.Consider this an open thread.

    Third Parties, Third Ways, the Tea Party, and the GOP

    “If the Republican Party does not perceive and understand that it is under threat from within by its own base, it will continue surrendering when it should be fighting.” This morning I wrote, “If the Republican Party will not aggressively fight for real cuts and real reform in exchange for raising the debt ceiling, if at all, it very much will be time for a | Read More »

    The Left Takes the Debt Ceiling Debate Hostage to the S&P

    “If the Republican Party will not aggressively fight for real cuts and real reform in exchange for raising the debt ceiling, if at all, it very much will be time for a third party in this country.” It is worth noting that when Standard and Poor issued its warning about American debt it did not mention the debt ceiling debate. In fact, Barclay’s Bank specifically | Read More »