Morning Briefing for October 8, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 8, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Opening Salvo 2. Liberals Pointing Fingers Ahead of their Loss 3. Looks like Robin Carnahan’s friends aren’t getting their money’s worth 4. For the EU, It’s Still ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ 5. Murkowski Yet Again Profits In Office
Paying Off the Dead
This is nuts. The Social Security Administration sent about 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each to dead and incarcerated people — but almost half of them were returned, a new inspector-general’s report has found. The kicker is that the stimulus legislation did not include a provision for the Social Security Administration to automatically pull back the money so, in some cases, the money is sitting | Read More »
Murkowski Yet Again Profits In Office
I’ve documented before how Lisa Murkowski profited in office through a land deal in which she increased the value of property by directing a federal earmark to build a short road to the property for several millions of dollars.Well, she’s done it again. This time by voting for TARP.Turns out Lisa had substantial investments in several of the companies that benefited the most from TARP. | Read More »
John Salazar Votes With Nancy Pelosi 97% of the Time. He Says He Never Does.
With a hat tip to Jim Geraghty we can see just how bad it is for Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats right now. John Salazar, Congressman from Colorado, is being attacked for voting 97% of the time with Nancy Pelosi. NINETY-SEVEN PERCENT. His Republican challenger, Scott Tipton, is tied with Salazar in a race that two years ago Mr. Salazar walked away with. So how | Read More »
What’s the Point of Obamacare Then?
To stop all the fussing by major American corporations about the devastating effects of Obamacare, the Obama administration is going to give a bunch of waivers to major corporations so they don’t have to comply with the law.What’s the point of the law then?The reality here is that this will perpetuate Obama policies in furtherance of John Edwards’ two Americas — those with the connections | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 7, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 7, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. On the Left, the View of the Tea Party Gets a Little More Nuanced 2. As the Worm Turns: Andrew Cuomo Lied to Union & Media. 3. Union Militants Storm New Haven City Hall 4. Discovery Company Hopes to Make James Lee Happy 5. John | Read More »
Discovery Company Hopes to Make James Lee Happy
James Lee is the man who stormed the Discovery Channel’s offices in Maryland and threatened to kill everybody there because the channel wasn’t doing enough to help the environment. One of the crticisms was apparently that Discovery doesn’t advocate abortion enough.Well, Discovery is trying to make up for that.Their environmental website Treehugger is promoting what it calls the “coolest environmental advertising.” One of the ads | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 6, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 5, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Socialist 2. The NRA is Helping Preserve the Anti Gun Democrat Majority 3. Punish the Democrats: Judge Melanie Cross Plays Dirty for Jim Marshall 4. Democratic Death Panel Watch, 10/05/2010. 5. McMahon wins debate – Blumenthal stumped on how to create a job
Herman Cain at 7:00 p.m.
I’m filling in for Herman Cain at 7:00 p.m. tonight on WSB Radio in Atlanta.You can listen live to three hours of excellent radio at http://wsbradio.com/.You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK or (404) 872-0750.Consider this an open thread.
Punish the Democrats: Judge Melanie Cross Plays Dirty for Jim Marshall
Judge Melanie Cross is a Tift County Superior Court Judge in Georgia.Congressman Jim Marshall, through his proxies at the Georgia Democratic Party, has demanded Judge Cross unseal Austin Scott’s divorce records — Scott is Marshall’s Republican opponent.Marshall, of course, denies he has any connection. However, Amy Morton (who I actually know and like), a local Democratic activist who is involved with the Democratic Party in | Read More »
Sharron Angle Now Leads Harry Reid. West Virginia In Play
In the latest Fox News Battleground Poll Sharron Angle has now raced into the lead against Harry Reid. In the latest Fox News battleground state poll of likely voters, Angle drew 49 percent to Reid’s 46 percent. As voters make up their mind with four weeks to go until Election Day, Angle seems to have the edge. Likewise in West Virginia, a seat the Democrats | Read More »
The Incongruous Moment
We have reached the incongruous moment — that moment in time where things not in keeping with the surrounds and intended visuals suddenly merge into making perfect sense.Walter Mondale is giving advice to Barack Obama on how to connect with the American people.It was Mondale who, yesterday, told Barack Obama to ditch the teleprompter. This was preceded by Michael Dukakis admitting he had given the | Read More »
Morning Briefing for October 5, 2010
RedState Morning Briefing For October 5, 2010 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. On a personal note, I’ll be filling in for Herman Cain tonight on Newstalk 750 AM and 95.5 FM in Atlanta, GA from 7pm to 10pm ET. You can listen live at this link:http://wsbradio.com/ 1. What Was Before Is Again 2. Democrat Introduces Legislation to End | Read More »
Lindsey Lohan Republicans
I love Marc Thiessen columns at the Washington Post like I love moon pies and Coca-Cola — a most excellent combination of fine dining in the South.His column on Lindsey Lohan Republicans is no different. The fact is that Republican leaders in the House are looking toward a compromise on earmarks that would fall short of a total ban. Those advocating such a compromise say | Read More »
What Was Before Is Again
The New York Times ran an article over the weekend that the House of Representatives is still not in the hands of the GOP. A Newsweek survey came out with an oddity of a generic ballot answer. Gallup has been jumping all over the place.Had I a show, I’d say “roll the tape.” Instead, you’ll have to settle for this.Here’s Charlie Cook’s review of the | Read More »