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    Morning Briefing for January 26, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 26, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The Sputnik Moment2. The Bachmann Speech3. Filibuster ‘reform’ near?

    The Bachmann Speech

    Much has been made of Michelle Bachmann’s “Tea Party” response to the State of the Union.For days the media has been playing this up as a major conflict within the Republican Party. In fact, a number of Republican leadership aides pulled out all the stops trying to get the networks to ignore Michelle Bachmann.Kudos to CNN for its willingness to cover the speech in full.I | Read More »

    Flattered by the Attacks

    Shortly after Keith Olbermann announced he was leaving MSNBC, I had to laugh on twitter about it. That, naturally, brought out the hate.In the past seventy-two hours I’ve been told to get AIDS and die, die in a fire, f*** off, choke on a d**k, burn in hell, and the like. Not content to just hurl insults, shortly after RedState’s annual post on the anniversary | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 25, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For January 25, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Why 2012 Is Not 19962. The Over-Promiser-In-Chief3. Flattered by the Attacks4. Another Tax on the Poor5. Looking for the Union Label? AFL-CIO Cries Foul Over Marriott’s Porn Ban6. Jack Murphy Must Step Down

    Jack Murphy Must Step Down

    If you live in Georgia, you are experiencing a total meltdown of Republican leadership in the State Senate. You, as a voter, are going to need to take action. For the reasons set forth below, one of the best first steps is to go to and follow the link to call your state senator about Senator Jack Murphy.It is clear the Georgia Senate Republicans | Read More »

    Oust Jack Murphy — The Erick Erickson Show

    The show starts at 10pm ET due to basketball. That means we are on now. I have an important announcement tonight at 10:06. You can listen in at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.

    Another Tax on the Poor

    Liberals, with the signature of President Bush, have driven up the cost of being poor in this country yet again.That’s right — beginning this year in California and next year everywhere else, the incandescent lightbulb is being banned.Now, the environmentalists say that’s not true — the bulb is just being phased out for new energy efficient light bulbs. But it is the reality. The cheap | Read More »

    From the Mailbag

    Regarding the Directors’ post on Roe v. Wade.From: Linda Johnson “”Date: January 24, 2011 1:21:10 AM ESTTo: “”Subject: Oh, so you’ve drawn a line, huh?Well, I’ve reported you to the FBI for your inflammatory statement in that article. You idiots on the right are constantly calling for violence and bloodshed. And we are going to call you on it EVERY SINGLE TIME.Enjoy your visit with | Read More »


    George Allen’s Problem

    Today, former Senator George Allen is expected to announce his intention to run against the man who beat him six years ago — Jim Webb. Of course it remains uncertain whether Webb will even run again. I have met George Allen a number of times, like him tremendously, but I have personally decided to support Jamie Radtke for the Senate. Once someone has been beaten, | Read More »

    The Assassination Attempt You Have Not Heard Of

    The American Thinker brings us word of an attempted assassination you probably have never heard of. It happened in September of 2010 in Missouri. A 22 year old named Casey Brezik, wearing a bullet proof vest, charged toward Missouri’s Democratic Governor Jay Nixon with a knife and attempted to slash his throat. In light of the media’s race to talk about the right’s climate of | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for January 24, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For January 24, 2011Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Has Anyone Checked to See if Glenn Beck is Still on the Air?   2. How To Repeal ObamaCare   3. People’s Republic of China Mocks the President (and Us)   4. The Assassination Attempt You Have Not Heard Of   5. The Oil Spill | Read More »

    Has Anyone Checked to See if Glenn Beck is Still on the Air?

    In light of the Keith Olbermann news, we might want to check to see if Glenn Beck is still on Fox News. After all, the lefties had a boycott of him going to try to get him canned.Oh.What’s that you say?Glenn Beck is still on the schedule?Oh. Okay. Thanks for letting me know.As far as Olbermann goes, we should note that he was not actually | Read More »

    The Erick Erickson Show — Olbermann Gone!

    The show starts now. You can listen at call in number is 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.One of the topics? Newt for President.Oh, and Olbermann is out at MSNBC

    In Clarifying His Remarks, Steve Cohen Compares Mike Pence to “Goebbels”

    Steve Cohen went on MSNBC to get praise from Ed Schultz for calling the GOP Nazis or some such thing. But there’s a bit of the interview, seen here that has largely gone unnoticed.At the end of the interview, Cohen says this:”I think Mike Pence said he often wants to be concise, careful, and consistent. Well that’s someone who I’ll never mention again who lived | Read More »

    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 »