Erick Erickson

Posted November 27, 2015

Much of the media and Democratic Party obsess about narratives.

Posted November 20, 2015

The "hashtag" is the pound, or number, sign on a keyboard. Many on social medial place the symbol before words, allowing those words to be tracked as keywords on social media. Listeners to my radio show, for example, often tweet with #EERS at the end for "Erick Erickson Radio Show," making it easy for listeners to see each other's tweets.

Posted November 13, 2015

Students at Yale University, a bastion of wealth and privilege, are angry because an employee at the university dared suggest that if white children want to dress up as the Disney character Mulan for Halloween, it would not be inappropriate but instead would be children dressing up as a favorite character.

Posted November 06, 2015

I seemingly must rewrite this every election season. As Ben Carson rises and the media is confronted by some mysterious something called a "Seventh Day Adventist," it is time again to explain American Protestantism to the press.

Posted October 30, 2015

Jeb Bush is a really nice guy. He really does care about the future of the country. He clearly did not want to go on the attack.

Posted October 23, 2015

Posted October 16, 2015

This past week we returned to the 1980s. A group of elderly rich white liberals stood on a stage in Las Vegas, Nevada, and told the nation they intended to tax more, give more free stuff and surrender our national security. They disagreed on very little issues of substance, largely just racing to outdo each other's promises of more free stuff.

Posted October 09, 2015

Last Thursday, as Americans were still coming to grips with the tragic rampage in Oregon, President Obama addressed the American people. An hour before the president spoke, news outlets were confirming that the shooter in Oregon had targeted his victims based on their religion.

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.