Erick Erickson

Posted October 02, 2015

Barack Obama has made the American political left comfortable with human rights abuses. See a despot engaged in genocide in Obama's America, blame George W. Bush and move on.

Posted September 25, 2015

In Irving, Texas, a few days after the anniversary of September 11, a 14-year-old boy named Ahmed Mohamed took a clock to school that he had assembled inside a pencil case. He claimed he wanted to show it to his science teacher.

Posted September 18, 2015

t was a long debate. "The Sound of Music" with Julie Andrews clocked in at three hours.

Posted September 11, 2015

Kim Davis is the clerk of Rowan County, Ky. After Anthony Kennedy and four other justices of the United States Supreme Court decided that they know better than the more than 50 percent of Americans who either oppose gay marriage or think the states should have decided things, Davis decided to stop issuing marriage licenses in Rowan County.

Posted September 04, 2015

She was fawned over, made over, praised and glorified. If an event happened anywhere in the world that was positive, she was given credit by her staff. If an event happened anywhere in the world that was negative, staff told her that if only she had been listened to it never would have happened.

Posted August 28, 2015

The Republican Party has most often come to power at times of crisis, starting with slavery. But in the great moral crisis now, the Republican Party finds itself infested with charlatans, conmen, louts and Donald Trump

Posted August 21, 2015

Bill and Hillary Clinton have for years looked into the nearest camera and said, "It's just politics." Every attack from every direction has been deflected with that. Even now, as more and more information comes out about Hillary Clinton's email server, the standard Clinton talking point has returned: "It's just politics."

Posted August 14, 2015

This past weekend at my annual RedState Gathering, I rescinded an invitation to Donald Trump to speak after getting the runaround from his campaign on what he really meant when he said Fox News' Megyn Kelly had "blood coming out of her eyes or wherever."

Posted August 07, 2015

If I had told you in 2008 that Barack Obama would negotiate a deal that he acknowledges will fund terrorism, you'd have thought me a conspiracy theorist.

Posted July 31, 2015

The Export-Import Bank is the height of crony capitalism.

Posted July 24, 2015

Want to eat genetically modified food? Expect a number of voices from the American left to tell you to avoid it.

Posted July 17, 2015

I struggle to be less provocative than to suggest the president of the United States is rooting for terrorists who would harm us, but consider the evidence.

Posted July 10, 2015

In 1980, the Republicans saw six members of Congress run for president. They were joined by three former governors and the former congressman turned United Nations ambassador turned envoy to China turned RNC chairman turned CIA Director George H.W. Bush. Ronald Reagan, the former governor of California, won that year and picked Bush as his running mate. The 2016 Republican primary has the deepest bench of candidates since that year.

Posted July 03, 2015

The United States of America and much of the West are currently in a fit of hysteria. A wildfire is burning through it. Up is down. Down is up. Good is evil. Evil is good. Wrong is right, and right is wrong. Boys can suddenly be girls. Sex and gender are suddenly different things. And Justice Anthony Kennedy believes that because someone may look at the horizon and find loneliness, the Constitution guarantees him the right to marry another man.

Posted June 26, 2015

If you have not realized it, outrage is about the only tool left in the Democrats' political arsenal. After years of the left telling Americans there is nothing beyond this world, there is no higher and best use of one's soul because it does not exist, and the worms will start eating us the day after we die, Americans are rather tapped out of caring about much of anything.

Posted June 19, 2015

Neither Donald Trump nor Ben Carson will be president of the United States.

Posted June 11, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush had a bad week last week, according to the Washington Press corps.

Posted June 05, 2015

Greek mythology conjured the tale of Narcissus. The son of Cephissus, a river god, and Liriope, a nymph, Narcissus was renowned for his good looks and skills as a hunter. Narcissus was also renowned for his vanity. He stared into a pool of water at his reflection and fell in love with it.

Posted May 29, 2015

"The difference between Bush's mistakes and his disappointments may just be that he hasn't yet taken ownership of the latter," Massimo Calabresi wrote in Time as he covered President George W. Bush's final press conference in January of 2009. Four years earlier, left-wing journalist John Dickerson had begun a trend among the Bush White House press corps, demanding from the president a recognition of his mistakes.

Posted May 22, 2015

In Genesis 2:18, God says, "It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him." Thus, he creates the woman, making mankind male and female. Whether one takes the story of Genesis literally, as I do, or as a metaphor, the essential point is clear and objectively true.