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    Council on American Islamic Relations: A Co-Conspirator to Terror

    Power Line brings us the news that the Council on American Islamic Relations (“CAIR”) has been found by both the executive and judicial branches of the United States Government to be an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation case.If you recall, the Justice Department prosecuted the Holy Land Foundation for providing support to a terrorist group. In the particular case it was Hamas.As Power | Read More »


    Impotence & Salad

    Welcome back. I hope you had a good Thanksgiving. There are a few stories that came out over the holiday weekend and I think they are best tied together by one word — impotence. Barack Obama increasingly appears to be an impotent President and no amount of viagra funded through Obamacare seems capable of helping the man. First there was North Korea. They have, in | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 29, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 29, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Impotence & Salad 2. Karma: SEIU Kicks Members’ Kids to the Curb 3. Stopping START 4. Airport Security as Parody 5. Sore Union Losers at Delta Air Lines 6. White House Expedites Wind Farms; Stalls Drilling 7. Rothman chief of staff arrested on child solicitation | Read More »

    Airport Security as Parody

    Pejman Yousefzadeh has a great post on airport security. You’ve probably seen similar things.Throughout the country the full body x-ray machines were turned off for travel the day before Thanksgiving and have largely been unused for several days.Now, the TSA says there is no official policy, but it seems hard to believe it is sheer coincidence that on the busiest travel days of the year | Read More »


    Happy Thanksgiving

    I’m about to go get the turkey out of the brine. I’m going to cook my first turkey today — say a prayer.I just wanted to take a minute to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving.I am thankful most of all for Christ who died for me and for my wife and children. I am also very thankful for the front page writers of | Read More »

    Email of the Day

    Got this last night in email: Subject: What my boyfriend is doing tomorrowHe is going to “make it hard” for the TSA. He has a new knee so he always gets pulled aside. He is going to take an ED pill. lol!No kidding.



    I know some of you are a bit perplexed about why I, a guy in Georgia, keep writing about Joe Straus, a liberal elitist in Texas.It is very simple really. Texas is going to make big gains in the census and pick up some congressional districts. Conservatives across the country must be concerned that the man who will have the heaviest hand in drawing those | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 24, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 24, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Happy Thanksgiving 1. Corruption 2. Gov Jindal: ‘Make Congressmen Part-time’ 3. Thoughts on the TSA — Opt Out Today

    Larry Phillips Did It

    Well, now I can share more details.Larry Phillips, Vice Chairman of the House Ethics Committee for the State of Texas is the person identified as having threatened members of the State House.If you recall, Speaker Joe Straus sent out Rep. Phillips to tell Republicans if they did not support Straus they would be drawn out of their House Districts.Straus then said he’d have an investigation | Read More »

    Thoughts on the TSA — Opt Out Tomorrow

    As many of us go through the grand experience of the TSA prostate exams — no doubt a part of healthcare cost savings under Obamacare — we need to consider a few things.When terrorists started trying to bring liquid explosives on planes, we went to 3 oz. bottles.When terrorists started wearing bombs as underwear, we went to full body screening.What happens when terrorists start using | Read More »


    Is Joe Straus Playing Fast and Loose With the Law?

    This is amazing.Joe Straus sent out a loyal lieutenant to tell members of the Texas House of Representatives if they dared vote against him as Speaker he would draw them out of their districts.This is a clear threat and highly unethical.But I’m hearing that Straus did not stop there. I’m hearing that more will be coming out on this and it isn’t going to be | Read More »

    Michele Bachmann Is On the Money

    Michele Bachmann, for reasons unknown to me, decided to sit down with the BBC. God bless her for evangelizing and bringing the message of freedom even to places like that.But she is being attacked and distorted for what she said in this interview. The interviewer kept asking Congresswoman Bachmann if she stood by a 2008 statement that Barack Obama was anti-American.What she responded with was | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 23, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 23, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Michele Bachmann Is On the Money 2. Joe Straus Stands Against Free Speech 3. Toxic Toys, a Dead Giraffe & the Teamsters 4. Down With Upton

    Yes to Kingston. No to Upton

    This is pretty simple and easy. I’m not sure whether the Republicans leaders in the House of Representatives get it.But let’s break it down for them.(1) There should be no waivers for Committee Chairmen. None.(2) Consequently, Jerry Lewis should not be Appropriations Chairman and Joe Barton, as much as I like him and would prefer him to Upton, should not be Energy & Commerce Chairman.(3) | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for November 22, 2010

    RedState Morning Briefing For November 22, 2010 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Just a reminder that I’ll only be writing the Morning Briefing through Wednesday of this week. And if you have any good tips of smoking turkeys, send ‘em my way. I’ll be throwing my first on the Big Green Egg at some point before sunrise on | Read More »