Another Bit of Data Into 2012
I don’t think next year is going to be easy for the GOP. But I am increasingly convinced next year’s electoral struggle for the GOP will not be fraught with the dire and awful predictions of so many, no matter who the Republican Party nominates.It remains as it ever was — the economy, stupid!President Obama off to destroy the Israeli State in the name of | Read More »
There Will Never Be Peace In the Middle East
I hate to break the news to you, but until Jesus Christ himself returns there will be no peace in the Middle East.Not. Gonna. Happen.American foreign policy should be premised on strongly defending Israel and dealing with as friends those states who remain at peace with Israel.I realize the American media does a very poor job of it, but as Jeff Emanuel noted yesterday, even | Read More »
The Greatest Seminar Caller Ever
Last night I experienced a first and I think as long as I am on the radio I may never top the experience.Friends, meet Candice, my first seminar caller. Not only is Candice a seminar caller, but instead of just taking the talking points sheet and reading from it, she has her liberal friend in the car with her telling her what to say.If nothing | Read More »
Today Barack Obama Meets His Inner Richard Nixon in Libya
I half expect Benjamin Netanyahu to come to the United States today and demand the U.S. cede all territory gained from the 1848 Mexican cession back to Mexico. It, like Obama’s Middle East speech of yesterday, would be a key distraction from a date and duty Barack Obama has had 60 days to get ready for.Under the War Powers Act, today is the day Barack | Read More »
Morning Briefing for May 20, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For May 20, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. President Obama Again Demonstrates his Utter Ignorance of the Israel-Palestine Situation2. Today Barack Obama Meets His Inner Richard Nixon in Libya3. The Horse Race for This Week4. American Spring: Time to Stop Funding Terror Around the World5. Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Unlikely Macho Man6. Socialist Senator Sanders Hawks His | Read More »
Herman Cain and Jeff Emanuel #EERS
Tonight on the show, Jeff Emanuel at 7:35 and Herman Cain at 8:05.I’ll give you one guess on the topic.Listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.
The Horse Race for This Week
I think I’ll start doing this every week. The feedback, both from you guys and from others who are trying to keep up with the pulse within the conservative grassroots has been very positive. Feel free to disagree. I’m just giving you my honest take on where I see the 2012 horse race right now.Last week I took a bit of heat from Dan Riehl | Read More »
Stop Goodwin Liu [Updated]
UPDATE: Goodwin Liu has been stopped for now. The Senate failed to stop the filibuster against Liu.Thanks for your calls.— Erick——————————————Today the United States Senate will vote on cloture in the matter of Goodwin Liu. Sixty votes are needed. Call 202-224-3121 and ask for your Senator. Tell him to oppose Goodwin Liu.Goodwin Liu is a true radical, in favor of using the courts to redistribute | Read More »
David Dewhurst Embraces The DewCrist Label And Openly Declares War on Conservatives
Next year’s U.S. Senate primary in Texas offers a wide range of choices. RedState has previously noted our strong preference for either former Texas solicitor general Ted Cruz or former railroad commissioner Michael Williams – both of whom have proven themselves as articulate and reliable champions of conservative principles. On the next tier are former Texas secretary of state Roger Williams and current railroad commissioner | Read More »
Morning Briefing for May 19, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For May 19, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Editoral Note: Due to a database issue yesterday, the link to this story about how the left and Barack Obama’s favorite think tank used foreign money to influence American elections didn’t work for some people. To access the story and laugh at the hypocrisy of Lee | Read More »
On the show: My Bid for the United States Senate, Rick Perry, and Mitch Daniels #EERS
Tonight on the Erick Erickson Show, we’ll talk about my possible bid for the United States Senate, Rick Perry not running for President, Mitch Daniels running for President, and much, much more.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.During the show, I follow hashtag #EERS on twitter.Consider this an open thread.
Introducing the New Leaders Project From American Majority
There are two authentically grassroots activist groups right now that I will go to mats for: American Majority and Heritage Action for America. In fact, they are two of the four political groups in America today I proudly, personally support without any hesitation — the other two being the Club for Growth and Senate Conservatives Fund.And American Majority is rolling out its New Leaders Project, | Read More »
Rick Perry Is Not Running for President. Mitch Daniels Is Running for President.
Rick Perry is not running for the Presidency. There is a lot of buzz about what Perry has recently said, but he is not running. His key people are helping Newt. Behind the scenes, many have been pestering him, but he has been swatting them away.Rick Perry is not running for President of the United States. The buzz is related to the continuing disappointment of | Read More »
Turns Out Grover Norquist Lobbied For Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
While heading Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist founded the lobbying firm of Janus-Meritt Strategies with David Safavian, the former Chief of Staff of the General Services Administration (GSA) who was convicted of lying to prosecutors during the Abramoff scandal and sentenced to prison. Safavian’s conviction was recently upheld. One of the more interesting clients for Mr. Norquist was Fannie Mae. In 2000, Janus Merit | Read More »
The Gang of Six Becomes Five. Coburn Bolts. Chambliss Stays.
The “Gang of Six”, which is the group in the Senate trying to come up with bipartisan tax increases and tax restructuring to implement the Deficit Commission’s plans, is collapsing. Late yesterday, Oklahoma Republican Tom Coburn bolted from the group because the Democrats are unwilling to deal with restructuring entitlements in their quest to raise taxes. Two Republicans remain, Mike Crapo of Idaho and Saxby | Read More »