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    Durbin and Federal Reserve Plot to Fix Prices and Harm Consumers

    Senator Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) amendment to the Financial Overhaul Bill is set to go into effect in April that will allow Obama and the Federal Reserve to set the prices of debit card interchange fees.That may sound like a boring topic, but consider this: because of Dick Durbin’s amendment, banks are about to restrict the number of and amount of daily debit card purchases you | Read More »

    How House Republican Leaders Are Going to Betray House Republican Freshmen

    Allow me to explain what the House Republicans are doing — not that they will ever admit it. The House Republicans leaders are scared to death of shutting down the government, never mind that a shutdown is really just a slow down. The House Republicans leaders absolutely, unequivocally do not want a shut down. Mean time, the Democrats would love a shutdown. They remember 1995, | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for March 14, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For March 14, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Can Donald Trump Save America? Our sister site, Human Events, has a great interview with Donald Trump. There’s both an article, which you can access here and video too. Click on through for Jason Mattera’s article about Donald Trump. Please click here for the rest of | Read More »

    Former (Ha Ha Ha) Congressman Alan Grayson Still Stupid

    Former (Hahahahahahaha) Congressman Alan Grayson took to a public former to declare Florida Governor Rick Scott like Al Qaeda. He said, “Putting Rick Scott in charge of a state is like putting Al-Qaida as the pilot of an airplane.” He also declared Rick Scott wants to turn Florida into Somalia.H/t to Secular Stupidest.

    DeMint Tried to Stop Her. But Murkowski Lied, Now Babies Will Die

    DeMint tried to warn us. But Lisa lied. Now she’s fighting to make sure your taxpayer dollars are used to kill babies. And how do Washington Republicans respond to this betrayal by Murkowski, who lost the primary, vilified a patriot like Joe Miller, and lied about wanting to use taxpayer funds for abortion? They promote Murkowski as spokeswoman for the Republican Party, of course.GOP FAIL.

    Will Freshman House Republicans Keep Their Promise?

    House Republicans are unveiling their next short-term continuing resolution today to keep the government from shutting down on March 18.  It is a three week-extension, $6 billion in cuts with no new policy riders. Sound good?  It’s not.  Realize what is going on here.  House Leadership unfortunately continues to be gripped by fear of a government shutdown.   It is why these short-term extensions do | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for March 11, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 11, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Lame Duck II: The Sequel 2. CRS Report: U.S. is Leader in Fossil Fuel Resources 3. A Box is in the Eye of the Beholder 4. The Left’s New Tone? “…you will be killed and your familes will also be killed…” 5. Josh Mandel: A | Read More »

    The Erick Erickson Show

    I’m live tonight from Louisiana. You can listen at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.I’ll be spending a good bit of time on Wisconsin tonight.Consider this an open thread.

    Josh Mandel: A candidate to get excited about

    I have to be honest with you. With the exception of Ted Cruz and Michael Williams in Texas and Jeff Flake in Arizona, I am not really that excited about any of the Senate races this year. There are few solid conservative rockstars out there.And yes, if you are thinking I am ignoring candidate X in your state, I’ve thought of them. They’re good. But | Read More »

    Today on Twitter #AskDems

    Today at noon on Twitter the Democrats are going to have a “townhall” where you can ask them questions.Use the hashtag #askdems and fire away starting at 12:00 p.m. ET. More than a dozen lawmakers, including Reps. Mike Honda (Calif.), John Larson (Conn.) and John Garamendi, (Calif.) will be fielding questions about the budget and the GOP spending bill on the social messaging site. Questions | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for March 10, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 10, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. House Leadership Let Obamacare Expansion Pass 2. The Wisconsin GOP has had enough. 3. Joe Manchin: The Cowardly Faux Moderate 4. White House to Union-Controlled NLRB: Shush now! Be quiet!

    Morning Briefing for March 9, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 9, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. We Got Caps We have RedState caps. We sure do. I’ve got some at the house now and they are good looking caps.The caps come in, naturally, red, but also in khaki, and black.They actually are good quality caps and the RedState logo makes them look | Read More »

    We Got Caps

    We have RedState caps. We sure do. I’ve got some at the house now and they are good looking caps.The caps come in, naturally, red, but also in khaki, and black.They actually are good quality caps and the RedState logo makes them look sharp.

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    Morning Briefing for March 8, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 8, 2011 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Small government wins another election in Europe 2. Blame the Democrats for High Gas Prices 3. The Seed Corn Is What’s For Breakfast 4. The Return of the Balanced Budget Amendment 5. Bill Gates Weighs in on Wisconsin…Sort of.

    Blame the Democrats for High Gas Prices

    In the Atlanta area, where I am, gas prices are up $0.77 from where they were a year ago. It is worth noting that Democrats have been politicizing and blocking expanded oil drilling for quite some time. Consider this: “Critics (of Arctic drilling), including Sen. John F. Kerry, D-Mass., say the drilling plan would violate the nation’s last remaining pristine wilderness. Moreover, they charge, the | Read More »