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    Morning Briefing for June 29, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing June 29, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Awake. 2. I’m Not Down on John Roberts 3. I Am Down on John Roberts. 4. How the NRA Helped ObamaCare 5. 10 Reasons to Oppose Highway/Student Loan/Flood Insurance Omnibus Bill 6. Hold Mitch McConnell To His Word 7. The Repeal Pledge: Another Reason to Support | Read More »

    Hold Mitch McConnell To His Word

    In February, Mitch McConnell told Senate Republicans he would not bring up any votes on Obamacare repeal.On March 1, 2012, the Senate considered Senator Roy Blunt’s amendment to the Senate version of the highway bill. It was the only amendment the Senate GOP offered.On its surface, it was a good amendment. It would allow religious employers to opt out of the new Obamacare mandate on | Read More »

    The Repeal Pledge: Another Reason to Support Ted Cruz

    Today the United States Supreme Court left Obamacare in tact.That means every Republican Primary left now matters even more significantly.In Texas, Ted Cruz is in a runoff with David Dewhurst.Only Ted Cruz has sided the repeal pledge pledging to repeal Obamacare. David Dewhurst has not. These differences matter. Go support Ted Cruz right now. We’ll need every vote we can muster in the Senate next | Read More »

    I’m Not Down on John Roberts

    Having gone through the opinion, I am not going to beat up on John Roberts. I am disappointed, but I want to make a few points.First, I get the strong sense from a few anecdotal stories about Roberts over the past few months and the way he has written this opinion that he very, very much was concerned about keeping the Supreme Court above the | Read More »

    The Supreme Court Forces Us To Deal Within the Political System

    In a 5 to 4 decision, Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the majority, upheld the individual mandate as a tax increase — something Barack Obama said the individual mandate was not.Along the way, the Supreme Court did two things. First, it restricted Congress’s power under the Commerce Clause, though showing just how expansive the tax clause in Article I, Section 8 is.Second, the Supreme | Read More »

    OPEN THREAD: Programming Notes for a Very Big Day

    Today is the day the Obamacare decision will come out.It should happen after 10 o’clock this morning.Come by RedState and we will be live streaming the award winning Coffee & Markets podcast with live coverage of the decision and its implications.At 1pm on WSB Radio, the nation’s most listened to talk radio station, I’ll be hosting a two hour radio special about the ruling. Guests | Read More »

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    Hey reporters, why not step away from the left-wing talking points for just a minute

    Many of the up and coming members of the Gang of 500 in Washington, DC — those reporters and pundits who help shape and cover inside the beltway conventional wisdom — lean left of center. In so doing, they are sympathetic to the talking points of the left.I’m sure for the last 72 hours, in the run up to the Obamacare decision, many reporters have | Read More »

    The Stupid Party Expands Government Again

    House and Senate Republican leaders, collectively the Stupid Party, are yet again set to expand government, government spending, and engage in Keynesian economic policies they’ve criticized Barack Obama for.Somewhat wisely, they are releasing all this as the Supreme Court releases its Obamacare decision so no one will pay attention. Ironically, as we wait to see if the Supreme Court gives Congress plenary power through the | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 28, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing June 28, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. Today is the day the Obamacare decision will come out. It should happen after 10 o’clock this morning. Come by RedState and we will be live streaming the award winning Coffee & Markets podcast with live coverage of the decision and its implications. At 1pm on WSB | Read More »

    Ezra Klein’s Magical Mystery Meme Machine

    There’s a growing trend in the core of the Washington punditocracy. People with little real world experience beyond the confines of think tanks and ideologically driven publications are becoming standard bearers of thought for the media and ideologues who populate the Washington to New York corridor. What may be drivel and dumb is treated as high brow and serious within the small world of the | Read More »

    Air Force Waaaaaaaaaaahhhhh

    Air Force One turned to Air Force Waaaaahhhh yesterday in Atlanta. Barack Obama tied up lunch time traffic in the Peach State once again while he milked it for money. During a public speech, President Obama formally abdicated his role as Commander in Chief to become Chief Victim. Those dirty Republicans are outspending him, he cried to a sympathetic audience.In fact, this may be the | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for June 27, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing June 27, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Air Force Waaaaaaaaaaahhhhh 2. Charlotte Democratic convention’s appeal simply becoming more selective 3. Obama Terminates 287(g) Immigration Enforcement Program. Anyone Home? 4. Shale Fracking: If it Keeps Moving, Regulate it

    Morning Briefing for June 26, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing June 26, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The Arizona Decision and What It Means 2. I Can See Russia From My Backyard 3. On Elizabeth Warren’s Claims of American Indian Ancestry

    Morning Briefing for June 25, 2012

    RedState Morning Briefing June 25, 2012 Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. The False Narrative of the Grand Bargain on Tax Hikes 2. Obama for America stiffing Durham, NH for… $30,000. Wait, WHAT? 3. Gasland’s Josh Fox Can’t Be Bothered with Facts 4. Is YOUR Democratic politician going to the Democratic convention?

    In for Neal Boortz

    I’ll be filling in for Neal Boortz today and at 10:00 a.m. ET I will break a news story about Eric Holder and the Justice Department. The Talkmaster’s show runs live from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You can listen to it live by going right here. Additionally, the call in number is 1-877-310-2100. Tune in by 10:00 a.m. ET to hear a new Eric | Read More »