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    Jeffrey Immelt to Lead a ‘Jobs Committee’?

    The President of the United States is doing what liberals do best — creating a committee to figure out why his liberal policies aren’t creating jobs.Who is he putting in charge? Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of GE, also known as Keith Olbermann’s boss.Since Mr. Immelt took over GE, we’ve seen its financial business bailed out by the federal government, its total number of workers decline, | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 21, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 21, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. No Republican Should Sit Next to Rep. Steve Cohen 2. Glenn Beck Did Not Tell His Audience To Shoot Anybody 3. Santorum Analogy is No Gaffe 4. Kermit Gosnell and Roe v. Wade: Something Evil This Way Came 5. Progressives Love, Love, LOVE Unions… (For | Read More »

    Palin 2012 — The Erick Erickson Show

    The show goes live in a few minutes.You can now get the Erick Erickson Show in iTunes here: the 9pm hour, I’ve got some Georgia news to deal with. But starting at 10:00 p.m. ET tonight, I’m going to discuss the viability of Palin 2012.If you want to call in to the largest talk radio station in the United States and chat with me, the | Read More »

    From the Mailbag

    I’m going to be on with Wolf Blitzer at about 5:10 p.m. to discuss Palin 2012.In the meantime, from the mailbag: From: Subject: Erickson-Lay off Palin Date: January 20, 2011 3:29:47 PM EST To: I watched your snarky yuck fest on CNn with Paul” forehead” Begala as you both attacked Sarah Palin. Interesting that you on the Right are so ready and willing | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 20, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For January 20, 2011Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Repeal is Real   2. Paul Ryan slices and dices Obamacare.   3. Could Offshore Drilling Reduce the Deficit?   4. Marsha Blackburn declares war   5. The Return of the Lunch Bunch    

    Obama Hears A Hu — The Erick Erickson Show

    It’s 9:00 p.m. I encourage you to tune to WSB 750AM. If you can’t pick it up there, go to At the top of the show at 9:06 p.m. we’ll be going straight to Washington for coverage of “Kowtow to Chicoms 2011″ including a reading of “Obama Hears a Hu” written by our own Caleb Howe. You won’t want to miss that. You can | Read More »

    Well That Didn’t Last Long

    Not long at all. In an extraordinary outburst on the House floor, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) invoked the Holocaust to attack Republicans on health care and compared rhetoric on the issue to the work of infamous Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels.“They say it’s a government takeover of health care, a big lie just like Goebbels,” Cohen said. “You say it enough, you repeat the lie, you | Read More »

    Little White (Board) Lies

    The White House has out another white board video in defense of Obamacare.There’s just one problem: it’s so loaded up with half-truths and lies as to be propaganda, not a nutshell, here’s what you need to know about the lies in the video from the Republican Policy Committee: The video claims that premiums will fall under the law, and will increase under repeal – | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 19, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 19, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Repeal of ObamaCare in the Senate – How To Do It 2. Force Congress to Stop the Debt 3. America Is Diseased: Democrats Incite Panic With Garbage Research 4. Anti-WalMart Thugs Target Developer: Plan Protest Outside of Private Residence 5. Our Anglophobic President

    The Erick Erickson Show Open Thread for January 18th, 2011

    I’m on tonight starting at around 9:30 instead of the usual 9:00 p.m. ET because of a basketball game.I’m going to be spending the first segment talking about disastrous public schools with a particular influence on Atlanta and New Orleans post Katrina.But we’ll have some fun with Hu and the Chicoms, Obama’s deregulator effort, and more as well.You can listen live at if you | Read More »

    Force Congress to Stop the Debt

    In 1997, the United States Senate voted on a balanced budget amendment. It fell just one vote short of the necessary 67 votes required for passage.49 of the 50 states are required to balance their budgets, but Congress, like Vermont, has no such requirement. Complicating that is the legitimate argument that should a Balanced Budget Amendment go forward, it could just be an excuse for | Read More »

    Union Goons, Yet Again, Target A Businessman For Attack

    Editorial Note: Originally this post only mentioned the SEIU, but I have fixed it to clarify that the SEIU is one of several unions involved.The head of the SEIU purple people beaters attacked Sarah Palin for her target map. He feared it might incite violence.But, that was Sarah Palin. The SEIU itself is perfectly willing to incite violence to serve its purposes.Walmart is building a | Read More »


    Metaphorically Speaking, the Adults Should be Getting Punched

    “It is time we consider making the ‘Adult Establishment’ in Washington as morally objectionable as ‘adult establishments’ already are.” I realize we are not supposed to use “angry” rhetoric these days, but columns like this one in USA Today by Jody Bottum demand an answer.The title is, “Where are adults in debt ceiling talks?” If there is justice in the world, the only correct answer | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 18, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 18, 2011 Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Metaphorically Speaking, the Adults Should be Getting Punched 2. NYT: Tucson bias was in our very genes. 3. Rep. Ed Markey (D) on the BP/Russia Deal 4. The Secret Ballot Protection Act: It’s Time to Make it Law. 5. FCC v. AT&T: what’s at stake

    Outside Effort to Get Mike Pence to Run Gains Steam

    An outside effort by conservative activists around the country is gaining steam. The effort, to get Mike Pence to run for President, is intriguing many old guard conservatives in Washington and activists around the country. The effort is being organized by a group calling itself the “America’s President Committee”. Former Congressman Jim Ryun of Kansas is lending his voice to the cause.With tea party sentiment | Read More »