It never stops, does it? White House reporters for The New York Times predict that the market collapse will force President-elect Barack Obama to abandon for now many of his campaign promises. If his stimulus plan “doesn’t work out, he may very well be a one-term president,” said Jeff Zeleny, who covered Obama’s campaign. “It’s […]
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Red State pick for RNC chair, Ken Blackwell: If in fact you would feel better for me to say to you that, one, I believe homosexuality is a compulsion that can be contained, repressed or changed, and that makes you feel better, then that is what I’m saying in the clearest of terms. Presumably, there […]
I joined Red State Strike Force a few days ago. I just received word of my first mission: XXXXX: Would you mind taking the time to go vote for RedState in this year’s Weblog Awards. Much appreciated. Sincerely yours, Erick Erickson Editor, RedState.com Forward This Email to a Friend Update: Another picture of their insignia, […]
There’s little doubt that George Bush looks like a broken man at this point. But the larger question remains: what will become of him when his term is over? Bush talked about making “ridiculous money” on the lecture circuit but his biographer, Richard Draper, deems that unlikely in the short term: “My feeling is that […]
Joe the Plumber on war: “the media should be abolished.” When I was in grad school, a friend of mine talked a lot about the William Shattner version of “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds”. After all the discussion, I thought there was no way it could surprise me with its awfulness, given my expectations, […]