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    Barack Obama Is Now Admitting Some of the Libyan Rebels May Not Be Friendly

    This is so insane it makes my head hurt. In an interview with NBC News and another with CBS News, Barack Obama is finally admitting some of the rebels we are helping in Libya may not be friendly to the United States. “I’m not ruling it out. But I’m also not ruling it in,” he added on NBC, but cautioned that though Washington’s knowledge of | Read More »


    Morning Briefing for March 30, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 30, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.BREAKING NEWS: In a Human Events exclusive, Emily Miller has the details on a letter sent to Congress by several Governors, including Haley Barbour and Rick Perry, demanding Congress enact a Balanced Budget Amendment.Governors Haley Barbour (R.-Miss.), Bob McDonnell (R.-Va.), and Rick Perry (R.-Tex.) sent a letter to | Read More »

    More on Obama and Libya & Silver Bullets — The Erick Erickson Show

    I’m going to give the definitive take on Barack Obama, the left, and Libya tonight on the Erick Erickson Show. You can listen live at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.—————————————–UPDATE: At 8:00 p.m., I’m going to talk about silver bullets.If you are a tea party activist, you will want to tune in at 8:00 p.m. and find out what I’m | Read More »

    On Ethanol, Conservatives Should Stand With Tom Coburn

    Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are out to get rid of the ethanol subsidy. The subsidy was put into the tax code to make it much harder to get rid of. How much harder? Well, according to Grover Norquist, if we get rid of the ethanol subsidy, we are raising taxes. I’ve written before how Grover Norquist gets lots of money from | Read More »

    On Intervention and Opposition to the Libyan Engagement

    “Right now, the best case is simply to sit back and root for injuries between the warring parties in Libya — not intervening for either side.”Using the same rationale George W. Bush used to go into Iraq, Barack Obama has now gone into Libya.It seems that the world is upside down. Suddenly Republicans are concerned about going into a Middle Eastern country and Democrats are | Read More »

    Winning the Battle and Losing the War

    Republicans have, of late, gotten very good at winning battles while losing wars. Look no further than Wisconsin. While the GOP got its legislative victory, the left is now intent on going gangbusters over recall efforts.But before they even get there, the left is going after Justice David Prosser on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Leon has a good write up on this, but the nutshell | Read More »

    The Stupid Party Prepares to Get Down Right Dumb

    While we’ve all been focused on the Administration’s schizophrenia over Libya, there is another political battle being fought in the halls of Congress over the budget.The starting point for this is this report from Emily Miller at Human Events. The key take away is that “the Senate Republicans are preparing to tell President Obama that they want a Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) to the Constitution | Read More »

    Regime Change for Sissies

    UPDATE: The Associated Press, of all organizations, is fact checking Barack Obama and he isn’t exactly coming up smelling like roses. It’ time to go back to Pinocchiobama.By the way, what’s the difference between Pinocchio and Obama? Pinocchio had no strings attached.———————-Now let me be clear?—?I suffer no illusions about Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal man. A ruthless man. A man who butchers his | Read More »

    Obama Speaks. I Interpret. — The Erick Erickson Show

    Barack Obama will speak to the nation at 7:30 p.m. tonight.On the Erick Erickson Show, I will carry it live and then I will provide for you interpretation.You can listen to the Erick Erickson Show and my coverage of Barack Obama’s speech at and you can call in and be part of the show at 1-800-WSB-TALK.

    On War

    If you have any questions about the President’s ability to make war without the Congress explicitly “declaring war”, please go read this from Mark Levin and stop dropping the word “neo-con” just because you disagree with the President.Consider this an open thread.

    Morning Briefing for March 28, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 28, 2011 Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. RedState: A “Nerve Center” of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy   2. Defense Secretary: No National Interests In Libya. Hillary Clinton: Yeah, But Libya Is The Same As 9/11   3. US Allies With Al Qaeda In Libya   4. Arming Libyan Rebels   | Read More »

    RedState: A “Nerve Center” of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy

    Well, this will make you feel good. The kids over at Media Matters are gearing up to lose their 501(c)(3) status I’m guessing as they go headlong into a new mission to destroy Fox News and Newscorp. Along the way, the Politico tells us this: The group, launched as a more traditional media critic, has all but abandoned its monitoring of newspapers and other television | Read More »

    18,000 Feet Down and No Parachute

    This is one of those days where it is worth remembering a truly amazing feat/miracle in human history.On this day in 1944, Nickolas Alkemade, an RAF Sergeant, was serving as a tail gunner on an RAF Lancaster bomber. The plane was at 18,000 feet when the Nazis hit it, setting it on fire. Alkemade decided he’d rather die instantly by impact rather than burn up | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for March 25, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For March 23, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Obama/Salazar Moratorium Has Crippled Domestic Oil Production2. The Racist Revolt in Libya3. Where This Is Headed4. The Wages of Short-Sighted War Are Rape5. The Obama Doctrine And Syria6. Frank Lautenberg Thinks Terrorists Should Have More Rights than Tea Partiers7. Scott Brown Supports Spending Your Tax Dollars on | Read More »

    Operation Gun Walker Update — The Erick Erickson Show

    I have an update on Operation Gun Walker tonight on WSB. You can listen at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.