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    Gutsy Calls and Pride Before Falls #EERS

    We’ll talk about Obama’s “gutsy” call, as they are calling it, and about pride coming before the fall on tonight’s Erick Erickson Show. The show starts at 7:05 p.m. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    Show Us The Budget, Senator Conrad

    Senator Kent Conrad is about to release the Senate Democrats’ budget. What we know so far is that Senate Democrats are aghast at what might be in it.Now, I can’t actually tell you what is in Senator Conrad’s budget because only Senate Democrats have actually seen it. It is not released to the public. Even Senate Republicans have not seen it.Based on what Senator Conrad | Read More »

    Yet Again Politifact Shows Itself to be Leftist Propaganda Masquerading as an Agent of Truth

    Politifact continues to masquerade as an agent of truth when it is, in fact, a mouthpiece for the left. It took great pains to slowly establish itself as something resembling a ref on a field, but once that reputation was established it has gone out of its way to peddle lefty talking points.Consider it labeling as “a lie” the accurate Republican claim that the Democrats | Read More »

    Pence is In!

    Mike Pence is going to do it. Just . . . um . . . not run for President.No, Mike Pence announced this morning that he is going to disappoint conservatives nationwide and make conservatives in Indiana very happy by running for Governor of Indiana.Guess I’ll have to move to Indiana now, or something.Count me all in 100% with Mike Pence for Indiana.

    Mitch Daniels: The Anti-Tea Party Candidate

    I’m still pretty sure he wants to run for the Senate and not President, but it does seem to me that Jenn Rubin delivers a fatal blow to Mitch Daniels’ run for the Presidency.The New Yorker’s Hendrik Hertzberg explains that Daniels didn’t go to the Tea Partyers or to the National Rifle Association for a testing-the-waters confab. Instead, he went to ManhattanSurrounded by people across | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for May 5, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 5, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The Palin Foreign Policy Doctrine2. GOP House Intel Chair Thinks We Are No Better Than Animals3. Visual Confirmation Denied. Obama Decides Against Releasing Bin Laden Photos.4. Congress to Examine “Inappropriate” and “Devastating” Use of “Geronimo” Codename in bin Laden Mission5. Spike The Ball – Hard!6. Boeing vs. | Read More »

    Photos, Geronimo, and the BCS #EERS

    We’ll talk about releasing photos of Bin Laden tonight, as well as the use of the word Geronimo and the Justice Department going after the BCS.The show starts at 7:05 pm ET. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    Congress to Examine “Inappropriate” and “Devastating” Use of “Geronimo” Codename in bin Laden Mission

    As if Congress had nothing more important to do, ABC News brings us word that Congress will hold hearings on the use of the code name Geronimo as a reference to Osama Bin Laden.“The hearing was scheduled well before the Osama bin Laden operation became news, but the concerns over the linking of the name of Geronimo, one of the greatest Native American heroes, with | Read More »

    CIA chief: Waterboarding aided bin Laden raid

    If you haven’t read this piece by Dan McLaughlin, consider it your must read of the day.For the past 48 hours, lefties have been falling all over themselves and contorting themselves in knots to downplay enhanced interrogations and the role waterboarding might have played in getting Bin Laden.One of the most humorous contortions came from Spencer Ackerman, a lefty hack who has taken one of | Read More »

    The Winter of Republican Discontent

    Republicans are unhappy with the present crop of candidates for the White House. Over last weekend, while overshadowed by bigger news, Republicans gathered at an NRA event, a Heritage Foundation event, an AFP event, and a few other gatherings. Grassroots activists lamented together about the current crop. Certainly each candidate has their acolytes, but largely the field is uninspiring. Republicans are on the verge of | Read More »

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    Morning Briefing for May 4, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 4, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Inconvenient Facts About The Takedown of Osama bin Laden2. The Winter of Republican Discontent3. Obama vs. Panetta In The Kill Osama Decision?4. ‘Why does my gas cost $4.00 per gallon?’

    Waterboarding Works #EERS

    Waterboarding led to today. We’ll talk about it on the radio tonight. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    Morning Briefing for May 3, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For May 3, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. On Bin Laden’s Death2. Obama and Staff Claim For Credit Everything3. Osama is Dead; Obama’s Foreign Policy is Still Dangerous and Perverse

    Obama Captures Osama #EERS

    Tonight the whole show is going to focus on Osama Bin Laden. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in to celebrate at 1-800-WSB-TALK. The show starts at 7:05 p.m.Consider this an open thread.

    Growing In Office

    Say what you will about President Obama, but it is hard to imagine two years ago he would have taken unilateral military action in Pakistan without telling the Pakistani government. He has grown in office.Ben Domenech has a good take on this over at Real Clear Politics and notes pretty well that Obama continuing to operate out of George Bush’s playbook, the very one he | Read More »