CBS News’ Brian Montopoli is Either Wrong or Lying About the Debt Ceiling
There is a fascinating new poll out about the debt ceiling that Washington politicians should pay attention to.Just 27 percent of Americans support raising the debt limit, while 63 percent oppose raising it.Eighty-three percent of Republicans oppose raising the limit, along with 64 percent of independents and 48 percent of Democrats. Support for raising the debt limit is just 36 percent among Democrats, and only | Read More »
Good Friday 2011
This year, the anniversary of our Lord’s crucifixion falls on the anniversary of Vladimir Lenin’s birthday, which is also Earth Day. Some will choose to worship creation today. We choose to worship our Creator.— Erick, for all of us here on the front page at RedState.And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the | Read More »
Barack Obama to Round Up the Usual Suspects #EERS
Barack Obama has Eric Holder working on a price gouging panel. I’m sure they’ll round up a few businessmen and throw them in jail to show they are doing something about gas prices.Not that it will lower gas prices.We’ll get into that and the Libya SNAFU tonight on the Erick Erickson Show tonight at 7:05 p.m. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in | Read More »
Barack Obama’s Re-Election Campaign Theme Won’t Be Hope and Change, Just Scorched Earth and Fear
Gas prices have more than doubled since Barack Obama took office. His deficit spending makes George Bush look like a rank amateur. 78% of Americans recognize inflation is on the rise. One dollar bill buys less and less. We’re a little bit more pregnant in Libya, but just barely. Our foreign policy is rudderless and often against our best interests. Today comes news that for | Read More »
Morning Briefing for April 21, 2011
RedState Morning Briefing For April 21, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.Just a reminder — as is tradition here, the Morning Briefing takes off on Good Friday. Have a blessed Easter holiday. — Erick1. Barack Obama’s Re-Election Campaign Theme Won’t Be Hope and Change, Just Scoured Earth and Fear2. President Obama’s Debt Failsafe Trigger Explained3. Cantor, Kyl, and NO | Read More »
Are Lee Fang and Think Progress Intellectually Dishonest or Stupid?
It is no secret that Think Progress and its amateur muckraker Lee Fang are out to get Koch Industries by hook or by crook. But their latest bit of hackery begs the question of whether they are intellectually dishonest or just stupid. Power Line has a bit on it and Mark Tapscott does too. In short, the communist rag The Nation uncovered a flier sent | Read More »
The Obama Campaign Strategy — #EERS
Tonight on WSB, I have been briefed on the Barack Obama campaign strategy for re-election. I’ll spill the beans. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.The show starts at 7:05 p.m. ET.Consider this an open thread.
Third Parties, Third Ways, the Tea Party, and the GOP
“If the Republican Party does not perceive and understand that it is under threat from within by its own base, it will continue surrendering when it should be fighting.”This morning I wrote, “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 | Read More »
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 »