This is What Happens When Republicans Get Milquetoast
“The public hates losers. Right now, House Republicans are looking like losers.” There is new polling out today making its way around the bathrooms of House and Senate Republican leaders. After weeks and weeks of bending over backwards to try to show they were willing to compromise on everything, guess what? The public thinks the GOP hasn’t been compromising enough. Perceived non-cooperation on the budget | Read More »
Saxby Chambliss Will Consider Tax Increases
Saxby Chambliss is the Republican point man on deficit reduction. He is working with his friend Mark Warner (D-VA) to come up with a “good government” plan to reduce the deficit. “Good government,” by the way, is code for big government, bi-partisan compromise. On Sunday’s Fox News Sunday, Chambliss used diplomatic speak to say he’d consider tax increases. Several of you have asked me for | Read More »
It Is As We Feared
On Sunday, Republican Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, the Senate Republicans’ point man on deficit reduction, went on Fox News Sunday and told Chris Wallace that Senate Republicans will consider tax increases to cut the deficit. Chambliss’s partner in crime is Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia who added that they’ll tinker with the social security retirement age without any other substantive entitlement reforms. Democrats are already | Read More »
Morning Briefing for March 15, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For March 15, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. It Is As We Feared 2. The Problem with One Last Vote for a Flawed Strategy 3. No More Short-Term Budget CR’s 4. Cheap Trick? WI Secy of State Gives Unions Extra Time to Lock in Contracts 5. So, Which Murderers | Read More »
Is Saxby Chambliss Becoming A Democrat? — The Erick Erickson Show
Tonight at 7pm, I’ll be live from the Digital White Columns in Midtown Atlanta on WSB. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Tonight on the Erick Erickson Show, we’ll be talking about Saxby Chambliss. He’s open to tax increases to balance the budget. He’s opposed to defunding NPR. Is he becoming a Democrat? Consider this an open thread.
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 »