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    CALL YOUR CONGRESSMAN: This Rule Should Be Defeated

    GO HERE NOW. TELL YOUR CONGRESSMAN TO VOTE AGAINST THE RULE. READ BELOW FOR DETAILS.Last night, the House of Representatives’ Rules Committee shut down Rep. Steve King’s ability to offer an amendment to completely defund Obamacare on the continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of the year. House Republicans are now hiding behind parliamentary rules to say that it would somehow violate | Read More »

    Losers Unite!

    Are you a loser? If you are the Heritage Foundation, Media Research Center, Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America, the American Principles Project, Jim DeMint, Jim Jordan, Rush Limbaugh (given his comments yesterday on CPAC), and others — you are losers. Grover Norquist says so. Norquist, last week, called those who chose not to participate in CPAC and those who share those views “losers.” | Read More »

    The Human Events Teleforum (updated)

    Today Tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. ET, you can join me on a teleforum hosted by Human Events. Details are here.Jason Mattera, Human Events’ Editor, will host the call and I’ll be talking about 2012 races, politics, and policy. You’ll be able to participate and pick my brain.Go here for the details.

    Morning Briefing for February 15, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 15, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The Human Events Teleforum2. President Obama’s Budget – Increased Spending and Taxes3. No Wonder Non-Union UFCW Reps Want a Union at Their Jobs…4. Law? What Law? SEIU Now Opposes E-Verify.

    God Bless America. Jeff Flake is In!

    Jeff Flake is running for the Senate.He’ll be my first campaign contribution for the 2012 season.I know some of you are not fans of Flake’s because he sided with McCain on immigration. But I have to tell you, that he is so uncontrollable and, other than that issue, so much one of us, I’ll forgive him that.His score card for the Club for Growth has | Read More »

    Save the Date

    We’re not ready to take registrations yet, but I want you to please save the date on your calendar.From August 12th to August 14th, please join Governor Nikki Haley and for the 2011 RedState Gathering in Charleston, South Carolina.We’ll have plenty of speakers, plenty of fun, and embrace the rich southern hospitality the low country is known for.More details will be forthcoming.

    Morning Briefing for February 14, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 14, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.Happy Valentine’s Day. You have ordered flowers, right? If not, here are some sites you may want to go to ASAP: FTD, 1-800-Flowers, Teleflora, ProFlowers.Info on St. Valentine can be found here.1. Save the Date2. Obama’s deficit reduction – a measly $400 billion over ten years3. Finally Asking | Read More »

    The Erick Erickson Show — Live from Washington

    The Erick Erickson Show is live from Washington, D.C.You can listen at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.At 7:35 p.m. tonight we’ll be talking to Governor Haley Barbour of Mississippi.At 8:35 p.m. we’ll talk to Congressman Tom Price.Consider this an open thread.

    Morning Briefing for February 11, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 11, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Leon Panetta Has Got Some Real Inside Info2. The Republican Message on Spending Matters3. Let Me Pre-Emptively Endorse Jeff Flake4. Central Planning vs. The Market Economy5. Parsing the Pledge, House Leadership Still Not Compliant6. Against Expectations, Hosni Mubarak Does Not Step Down

    From the Mailbag

    From: John T. Harris Subject: Conservative???????????????? Date: February 10, 2011 8:10:41 PM EST To: contact@redstate.comNo sir, You are no conservative.You are a statist quisling. You are a MORAN statist quisling. The youth laugh at you.Ron Paul is the ONLY conservative.Thank you and may God have mercy on your war-mongering soul.


    Let Me Pre-Emptively Endorse Jeff Flake

    Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) is throwing in the towel and retiring from the Senate.Much speculation will be had over the next few weeks about who to endorse and who to support.Let me be up front and just say I endorse Jeff Flake for the United States Senate.Now . . . now we just need to get him to run. Details. Just a detail.Consider this an | Read More »

    This is Too Much For Me

    I have, for me, shown an amazing amount of restraint in keeping my mouth shut on an issue about which I can stay silent no longer — GOProud and CPAC. RedState’s parent company, Eagle Publishing, Inc., is a long time sponsor of CPAC. RedState itself is helping FreedomWorks sponsor Bloggers Row. We were the sole sponsor of Bloggers Row last year. I will be speaking | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for February 10, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For February 10, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. This is Too Much For Me2. Movement Towards $100 Billion, But Not There Yet3. Jimmy Webb (D, VA) cuts and runs.4. WaPo’s Greg Sargent Casually Slanders Tea Party Movement 5. Too Cool for Terrorism

    The Erick Erickson Show — PATRIOT Act Canned

    I’m late putting this up tonight. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.comI’ll be talking about the PATRIOT Act, iPads in school, CPAC, etc. tonight on the air.You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALKConsider this an open thread.

    House GOP’s Spending Cut Less Than Expected

    Here is the only piece you need to read about the House GOP’s budget cuts and how insignificant they are.House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R.-Wis.) is filing a budget limit this week that would cut government spending by $32 billion starting March 5. The Appropriations Committee will use the new spending levels to determine specific government department cuts and write a new Continuing Resolution (CR) | Read More »