Shouldn’t Facebook Provide Equal Time?
Just last Wednesday, Barack Obama held a townhall meeting online at Facebook. It drew lots of publicity and was hailed as a campaign event. Heck, it clearly was all about Barack Obama’s re-election.We know Facebook leans left. We know Mark Zuckerberg is happy to be taxed more. But what of the Facebook community? They aren’t all lefties.When the GOP has a nominee, Facebook should be | Read More »
Why Republicans Will Never Win the PR Battle on a Government Shutdown. And Why They Shouldn’t Care.
“Should Washington’s power diminish, reporters’ access to power would diminish. Smaller government is a deal breaker for the Washington press corps.” Conservatives are prone to lament a liberal bias in the media. There is another bias conservatives should play more careful attention to because it affects even the more relatively unbiased analysts and reporters that exist on television, radio, and in print. It is the | Read More »
Leading From Behind
Many of us have been struggling to make sense of Barack Obama’s erratic foreign policy. He says he doesn’t want to fight “dumb wars” and then goes and acts stupid in Libya. He constantly seems to be working to undermine the United States’ role in the world and bows to every foreign crowned head except Queen Elizabeth II, who he gives an iPod. He returns | Read More »
Morning Briefing for April 26, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For April 26, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. King & Spalding Decides That Marriage And Democracy Are Indefensible, But Terrorists and Murderers Are Fine 2. Leading From Behind 3. EPA Ruling Kills Shell’s Plans to Drill Offshore Alaska 4. Union Leaders Teach Labor Studies Courses on Communism, Violence, Industrial Sabotage & Frying Cats | Read More »
King & Spalding Kwits and Scrams #EERS
King & Spalding is perfectly happy to represent terrorists, but not the House of Representatives in defense of a popular piece of legislation. We’ll talk about it tonight and also fisk a Nightline report on fracking.You can listen to the whole show live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. The show starts at 7:05 p.m. ET.Consider this an open thread.
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 www.RedStateMB.com 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 http://wsbradio.com 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 »