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    From Prostitution to Death Threats: Gordon Hintz Is One Classy Fella

    UPDATED: We now have the audio from Charlie Sykes about Gordon Hintz, who appears to be trying to go from being your run of the mill john to a pimp. You can listen here. ———————————— Last week Democrat State Representative Gordon Hintz of Wisconsin received a municipal citation connected to prostitution. Hintz appears to be paying visits in one of those massage parlors that is | Read More »

    Does Harry Reid Want A Government Shutdown?

    If the continuing resolution is not passed by this Friday, the government will shut down — not that this is a bad thing. Everyone in Washington is claiming they don’t want a shutdown, but Harry Reid’s actions suggest he does. Instead of dealing with the continuing resolution when the Senate gets back for business this week, he will take up patent reform instead. The patent | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for February 28, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For February 28, 2011Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. It’s What Happens When an Unstoppable Force Hits a Malleable Object   2. An Inconvenient Truth About ‘Gasland’   3. As Unions Rally in NJ, Disabled & Critically Ill Get Abandoned by Union Bus Drivers   4. Scott Walker is fighting for municipal budgets too | Read More »

    The Rising Sun

    Last week, after months of behind the scenes arguing and frustration, I made the call (and take full responsibility for making the call) to clean house here at RedState. A number of user accounts were disabled. If you feel the need to understand my reasoning you can go here. If you want or need a full explanation surrounding what happened and why, you can go | Read More »


    It’s What Happens When an Unstoppable Force Hits a Malleable Object

    “Barack Obama and the Democrats have misread voter sentiment throughout the last two years. There is nothing to indicate they will get it right this time.” We stare into the abyss today — the abyss that comes when a political party’s spine is removed and we stare down into the cavity . . . longingly . . . waiting . . . dreaming of what | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for February 25, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 25, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. It’s a Strategy, Not a Conspiracy 2. 67% disapprove of legislators fleeing Wisconsin to avoid vote 3. University of Central Florida Hosts Terrorists & Forcibly Removes Their Detractors 4. Moving RINOS Rightward is Good, Defeating them is even Better 5. Secret White House Meetings

    Religion of Peace Strikes Again With Plot to Assassinate George W. Bush

    CNN has some breaking news about a potential terrorist in Texas considering the assassination of George W. Bush.That’s the summation of it. A Saudi national living in Texas, well, let’s let CNN have the glory since they have the story: A Saudi national living in Texas was arrested Wednesday allegedly after he acquired chemicals to make a bomb and researched several possible targets, including the | Read More »


    Secret White House Meetings

    Remember all that highfalutin rhetoric from Barack Obama about not doing business with lobbyists, etc? Well, we already knew it was a lie given the number of lobbyists he let into the White House to work after saying he wouldn’t.But it appears the lie is a serial lie. Obama is having his minion take meetings with lobbyists routinely, but they are doing it outside the | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for February 24, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 24, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Union Thuggery Descends On FreedomWorks 2. Defense of Marriage Act, ObamaCare and Kagan 3. New Tone: Union Thugs Assault Woman, Arbitrate ‘Badness’ of Jews, Berate Black Man 4. Follow the Money: What the Wisconsin Education Association Isn’t Talking About 5. Gallup: Obama Under 50% among | Read More »

    The Erick Erickson Show

    I’m on the air live right now at You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.I’ll give a translation of Barack Obama’s address this afternoon on Libya at 8:00 p.m. ET.At 7:35 p.m. I’ll fill you in on why Obama really doesn’t care about what’s happening in the Middle East.

    Mitch Daniels’s Truce

    Mitch Daniels is encouraging Republican legislators in Indiana to yank right-to-work legislation they have the votes to pass.The Democratic legislators fled Indiana yesterday giving way to a National Geographic special on the migratory patterns of absconding Democrats. NatGeo found they all wind up in Illinois. 48 more states to go before they all end up in Illinois.Mitch Daniels received lots of criticism on twitter and | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for February 23, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 23, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Straight Into Darkness 2. Is the White House Helping to Orchestrate a National Union Uprising? You be the Judge. 3. Stop Direct Deposits and Recall the AWOL 4. Wisconsin Unions Calling for a General Strike if Walker Plan Passes 5. Haley Barbour and the Regressive | Read More »

    The Erick Erickson Show

    The show starts at 7:05 p.m. on WSB radio in Atlanta. You can tune to 750 AM or 95.5 FM or just go to We’ll be spending the first hour talking local news in Georgia and move into national news at around 8pm. Specifically, I’m going to be spending more time on the fleeing Democrats from Wisconsin and explore the possibility of a federal | Read More »

    Stop Direct Deposits and Recall the AWOL

    The Senate Democrats in Wisconsin have fled the state. On Friday, more than 1200 state employees will be laid off because the Democrats are refusing to show up to vote for budgetary matters.Governor Walker is now contemplating withholding direct deposit for senators. The legislature is a full time job. The Democrats would have to go to the Senate to pick up their paychecks.Along the way, | Read More »


    Eric Cantor’s Failure of Leadership

    On Friday, 92 Republicans, including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, joined all of the Democrats to defeat an amendment offered up by Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn to ensure the GOP lived up to its “$100 billion in cuts” pledge.This was a failure of leadership, particularly by Eric Cantor.Blackburn’s amendment, by its own description, would have “reduce[d] spending by 5.5% in | Read More »