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    The Horserace and More Weinergate #EERS

    There is late breaking word today that Sarah Palin has met with Fox News Executives. That all ties into the horse race that I’ll kick off the show with live at 7:05 p.m. ET today.You can listen live at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    Mike Haridopolos Needs To Put Whatever He Uses On His Hair Into His Spine

    This is embarrasing. This morning, Haridopolos got thrown off a Florida radio show for going wobbly on the Paul Ryan Medicare plan, including not wanting to say yes or no on whether he supports it. Then, his campaign issued a press release, which you can read below the fold. The key nugget of which is this line, “I absolutely support the goals of the Ryan | Read More »

    This Week’s Horse Race

    It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done one of these. A lot has happened since then.Let’s get started and, again, we’ll go in alphabetical order.Just note that I’m putting Sarah Palin and Rick Perry outside the list, since they are just speculation right now and I want to deal with them first, above the fold.Sarah PalinI still think Sarah Palin is not running. Given | Read More »

    Why Adam Hasner Remains The Conservative Choice for Florida

    It has been the big issue for weeks on end. The media is demanding to know where Republicans stand on Paul Ryan’s plan to save Medicare. Just a few weeks ago, Adam Hasner, my pick for the Senate in Florida, came out swinging in favor of Paul Ryan’s plan — and he even made his pitch to senior citizens in Florida. Compare him to Mike | Read More »

    Using Twitter With RedState

    I realize this is really random administrivia, but I have lately used the “tweet” button on posts at RedState (you have to go into the individual posts and look at the bottom of the post to see the button) and been disappointed to see credit given to @RedState for the content.It does’t have to be that way.For example, if you click the tweet button on | Read More »

    Weinergate Continues With Four Questions

    It is becoming increasingly obvious that Anthony Weiner sent a college co-ed a picture of his . . . well I’m not sure which word I should use . . . weiner . . . on twitter.CNN Reporter Dana Bash has the four questions Congressman Weiner needs to answer:Is the picture of the Congressman?Why did the Congressman hire a lawyer?Why won’t the Congressman let law | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 1, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For June 1, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Weinergate Continues With Four Questions2. House votes against raising debt ceiling, 318-97.3. Obama Seeks Final Death Blow to Auto Industry4. Sarah Palin Opposes All Energy Subsidies

    Herman Cain’s Poll Numbers, Sarah Palin’s Scientology Connection, Weiner’s Weiner, and my Diversity Training #EERS

    We have a jam packed show on the Erick Erickson Show tonight on WSB, which happens to still be the largest talk radio station in the country, if not the world.The show starts at 7:05 p.m. ET. We’re going to get into Herman Cain’s poll numbers, Sarah Palin’s Scientology connection, and Anthony Weiner’s weinergate scandal.Oh, at 8:05 p.m., I’m going to do my online diversity | Read More »

    Thank Speaker Boehner for Blocking Obama Recess Appointments

    You need to call Speaker Boehner’s office right now at 202-225-0600 and thank him for the extraordinary step he took this week to slow down President Obama’s radical agenda. With the Obama legislative agenda stalled, the left has turned its attention toward using the Executive power to accomplish their socialist goals. The key to this strategy is to the pack agencies, boards, and commissions such | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 31, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 31, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Thank Speaker Boehner for Blocking Obama Recess Appointments2. Washington is Broken, and Needs Leadership. Where is President Obama?3. The Foreseeable Consequence of the “Arab Spring”4. Everything you need to know about #Weinergate5. Cut, Cap, and Balance6. George Soros wants your Internet, and the Democrats are peddling online | Read More »

    Memorial Day 2011

    HEADQUARTERS GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLICGeneral Orders No.11, WASHINGTON, D.C., May 5, 1868The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village, and hamlet church-yard in the land. In this observance no | Read More »

    The Autopen and More #EERS

    Tonight on the Erick Erickson Show — the autopen and the absent President. It is a fitting metaphor for the President of the United States who seems to view himself as an extraordinary man in charge of an ordinary nation.We’ll hash that out and more tonight on the show beginning at 7:05 p.m.Also, tonight is a free for all Friday night and you can call | Read More »

    Cut, Cap, and Balance

    As you probably have heard by now, the United States has reached its statutory debt limit, and the Treasury Department each day performs “extraordinary measures” to prevent the federal government from having to make any real choices to reduce debt or prioritize spending.As of right now, only one entity on Capitol Hill has put forward a serious, robust plan to truly reform the way Washington | Read More »

    Chris Christie’s Time to Run

    Let me put an editorial note here that this is not in any way, shape, or form an endorsement of Chris Christie. It is, rather, my assessment of his chances for the Presidency should he choose to pass on 2012.The governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, claims he has no intention of running for president in 2012. I believe that 2012 is the only time | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 27, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 27, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Why Conservatives should oppose The NAT GAS Act2. Did Union Bosses Lie To Their Members About Obama’s Gun Control Ambitions?3. The Medicare Crisis is Here4. Obama Calls for ‘Patience and Persistence’ on his Unapproved, Directionless War in Libya5. Good News / Bad News for Debbie Wasserman Schultz!