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    Back to the Future?

    I sure hope the Tea Party Express backs away from perhaps the lamest comment uttered so far gearing up for 2012. Sal Russo, chief strategist for Tea Party Express, says TPE won’t go after Orrin Hatch in 2012 because 35 years ago Orrin Hatch supported Reagan over Ford.No, I’m not making that up.There are lots of reasons one may decide not to oppose Orrin Hatch. | Read More »

    Is Jim Moran Just Stupid?

    According to Congressman Jim Moran of Virginia, Barack Obama is opposed because he is black. No, it has nothing to do with his policies. Nothing at all.Moran even took shots at former slave holding states, including his own, which, like the slave holding state of North Carolina, went for Barack Obama. “In this case a lot of people in this country, I believe, don’t want | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 28, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 28, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Filibuster Is Preserved – Progressives Lose 2. Egypt Approaches The Abyss 3. Has an Obama Executive Order Put Federal Agencies Into Union Bosses’ Hands?

    Pence is Out

    As many of you are hearing, Mike Pence will not be running for President. Many conservatives across the spectrum from fiscal to social had been rallying hoping for Pence to run. I was one of them.While Indiana Republicans can rejoice at a stellar candidate with a clear field for Governor, conservatives looking for inspiration in the 2012 Presidential field will have to keep looking.It is | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 27, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 27, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Obama’s Clueless Energy Policy 2. Reid not happy about Obama’s earmark ban pledge. 3. Ehrenreich: Giffords Shooting Meant To Intimidate The Left 4. I Like Mike (Pence)

    The Erick Erickson Show & SOTU

    We go live right now at http://wsbradio.com and you can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. I’ll have my take on the State of the Union at 10:00 p.m.Open thread now.

    Two Great Takes on SOTU

    Hop on over to Mark Levin’s Facebook Page for his take on the State of the Union. The first paragraph starts it off nicely. President Obama’s foot remains where it has been since the day he entered the Oval Office, on the gas pedal.  He’s not braking for anyone or anything.  All this pre-SOTU spin from Obama’s whisperers, gobbled up by the Obama-hungry media, was always | Read More »

    The Sputnik Moment

    “Barack Obama did not jump the shark; he sputniked.” Barack Obama’s “Sputnik Moment” sums up his speech best. In fact, there is no reason to fully dwell on his speech in light of the sputnik moment. What do I mean? Consider this: Barack Obama declared that “This is our generation’s Sputnik moment.” His reference was to the mobilization of the United States after the Soviets | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 26, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 26, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Sputnik Moment 2. The Bachmann Speech 3. Filibuster ‘reform’ near?

    The Bachmann Speech

    Much has been made of Michelle Bachmann’s “Tea Party” response to the State of the Union.For days the media has been playing this up as a major conflict within the Republican Party. In fact, a number of Republican leadership aides pulled out all the stops trying to get the networks to ignore Michelle Bachmann.Kudos to CNN for its willingness to cover the speech in full.I | Read More »

    Flattered by the Attacks

    Shortly after Keith Olbermann announced he was leaving MSNBC, I had to laugh on twitter about it. That, naturally, brought out the hate.In the past seventy-two hours I’ve been told to get AIDS and die, die in a fire, f*** off, choke on a d**k, burn in hell, and the like. Not content to just hurl insults, shortly after RedState’s annual post on the anniversary | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 25, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 25, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Why 2012 Is Not 1996 2. The Over-Promiser-In-Chief 3. Flattered by the Attacks 4. Another Tax on the Poor 5. Looking for the Union Label? AFL-CIO Cries Foul Over Marriott’s Porn Ban 6. Jack Murphy Must Step Down

    Jack Murphy Must Step Down

    If you live in Georgia, you are experiencing a total meltdown of Republican leadership in the State Senate. You, as a voter, are going to need to take action. For the reasons set forth below, one of the best first steps is to go to http://action.redstate.com and follow the link to call your state senator about Senator Jack Murphy.It is clear the Georgia Senate Republicans | Read More »

    Oust Jack Murphy — The Erick Erickson Show

    The show starts at 10pm ET due to basketball. That means we are on now. I have an important announcement tonight at 10:06. You can listen in at wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.

    Another Tax on the Poor

    Liberals, with the signature of President Bush, have driven up the cost of being poor in this country yet again.That’s right — beginning this year in California and next year everywhere else, the incandescent lightbulb is being banned.Now, the environmentalists say that’s not true — the bulb is just being phased out for new energy efficient light bulbs. But it is the reality. The cheap | Read More »