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    The Left Takes the Debt Ceiling Debate Hostage to the S&P

    “If the Republican Party will not aggressively fight for real cuts and real reform in exchange for raising the debt ceiling, if at all, it very much will be time for a third party in this country.”It is worth noting that when Standard and Poor issued its warning about American debt it did not mention the debt ceiling debate. In fact, Barclay’s Bank specifically noted | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 20, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 20, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The Left Takes the Debt Ceiling Debate Hostage to the S&P2. Let’s Take Barack Obama’s Advice on the Debt Limit3. Is Obama Planning to Impose DISCLOSE Despite FEC, Congress & the Supreme Court?4. Lafayette, Here We Come?!5. One Year’s Worth Of Union Dues Could Support 265,447 U.S. | Read More »

    Obama’s Polling #EERS

    Tonight we will explore Obama’s polling on the Erick Erickson Show. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.The show starts at 7:05 p.m.Consider this an open thread.

    The Koch Brothers Get a Death Threat

    Goodness.The Koch brothers have received a death threat from a man in California. The FBI has tracked the man down and is making his life difficult.There’s just one problem. The death threat went to Iowa to the Koch Brothers who run an office supply store. They’re no relation to David and Charles Koch of Koch Industries.Consider this an open thread.

    I’m Supporting Adam Hasner for the Senate

    There are a lot of important Senate races shaping up in 2012 and my strong fear is that many tea party activists are going to be so focused on beating Barack Obama — a worthy cause — that they are going to drop the ball on Senate races. I have not really weighed in yet on endorsing any candidates for the United States Senate, but | Read More »

    Barack Obama Is Directly To Blame For the S&P Downgrade

    If you have been away for the past twenty-four hours, you missed that for the first time since its founding in 1941, Standards and Poor downgraded our nation’s credit outlook. S&P believes there is a 33% change it will downgrade the nation’s AAA credit rating in the next two years. For the past year, Democrats have spent freely arguing that their free spending ways did | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 19, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 19, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Barack Obama Is Directly To Blame For the S&P Downgrade2. I’m Supporting Adam Hasner for the Senate3. 50 Million Missing Refugees and Scientists That Cheat On Their Taxes4. Christie Unveils Plan to Save NJ Taxpayers on Government Workers’ Health Care5. Too Late To Ask For A Refund, | Read More »

    S&P Brings Down the Hammer & Saxby Chambliss Goes Wobbly #EERS

    S&P says there is a 33% change it may lower our bond rating over the next couple of years. What was the catalyst? Barack Obama’s speech last week. Also, Saxby Chambliss has gone wobbly, lashing out at conservatives and saying the leviathan needs to be fed. We’ll discuss all that and more on the Erick Erickson Show tonight on WSB starting at 7:05 p.m. ET. | Read More »

    Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Says Senate Republicans Will Support Tax Increases

    A few weeks ago, I reported that the Senate Republicans’ point man on dealing with the deficit, Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), said he’d support tax increases as a means to reduce the deficit. Chambliss promptly denied it. Yesterday, in the New York Times, Chambliss admitted he and the Senate Republicans will support tax increases to pay off the deficit. Mr. Chambliss has been increasingly outspoken in | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 18, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 18, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Says Senate Republicans Will Support Tax Increases   2. Obama’s czar end-run: ‘Signing statements’ he once opposed   3. Paul Krugman Calls for the Assassination of Paul Ryan   4. TX Senate Dem recruit once object of scorn for military interrogations   5. | Read More »

    Newspaper Publishers in the Black Community Think Barack Obama is Foreign Born

    The National Newspaper Publishers Association is affiliated with the hundreds of newspapers across the country that cater to the black community or, in the words of the NNPA, “The Black Press of America”. The Northeast Publishers Association is a smaller association that best characterized as the trade association for black newspapers in the Northeast.The NPA has prepared the advertisement below to go in black newspapers | Read More »

    I Stand With Michele Bachmann

    Just the other day I said the answer is “no” to the question “should the House GOP replace John Boehner.” The more we’ve found out about that budget deal, the more I think I might be wrong. Maybe we need Speaker Bachmann instead.On Friday, Robert Costa at National Review, got some insider dirt on the House GOP meeting that happened behind closed doors without staff.High-profile | Read More »

    Did I Get Suspended? Did John Boehner Get Played? #EERS

    Did I get suspended from my radio show last night? Did John Boehner get played by Barack Obama? I’ll get into all of it tonight on the Erick Erickson Show on WSB.You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. I follow hashtag #EERS during the show.Tonight is “free for all Friday night”, which is kind of like an open thread on the | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for April 15, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For April 14, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Scott Brown, Olympia Snowe, Susan Collins, Mark Kirk, and Lisa Murkowski are Cowardly Liberal Extremists2. DSCC picks horse in NV, hedges bets in NM and CT3. Gallup: Who Do You Trust on the Economy?4. The Poor Aren’t Buying Obama’s Class Warfare

    Barack Obama Fully Embraces Death Panels

    While everyone else was focused on Barack Obama bashing Paul Ryan, I noticed that he took full ownership of death panels yesterday. Naturally, Obama did not call them death panels. He called them “an independent commission of doctors, nurses, medical experts and consumers.” But his description hits dead on with what his death panels will do. According to Barack Obama yesterday, the death panels “will | Read More »