Articles by Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson
About Erick Erickson (26 Articles)
Erick Erickson is a prominent conservative writer, speaker, and radio talk show host. You can find more of his writing at The Resurgent.

Erick Erickson: I Believe These Things Are True

January 18, 2019

I worked during the Advent season to avoid writing my weekly column about politics. Instead, I tried to devote myself to focusing on Christianity, given the whole season exists due to the birth of [...]

Erick Erickson: Social Media Is People

January 16, 2019

In the 1973 dystopian film “Soylent Green,” Detective Frank Thorn, played by Charlton Heston, investigates the Soylent Corporation. The corporation produced Soylent Green, a wafer that [...]

Erick Erickson: On Plucking Nose Hairs

January 8, 2019

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I remember nothing about him — except his nose hair. He was the Rapunzel of nose hair. I do [...]

Erick Erickson: Family Time at Christmas

December 13, 2018

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy conspiracies.  But it is true. Every family has [...]

Erick Erickson: A Dreadful Time for Some

December 8, 2018

Set your oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cream together 3/4 cup of shortening, 1 cup of light brown sugar, 1/4 cup of molasses and 1 egg. In a separate bowl, sift together 2 [...]

Erick Erickson: An Alternative to the Status Quo

November 29, 2018

Had John C. Fremont not run as a Republican in 1856, there would probably would have been no Lincoln in 1860. The Republican Party formed in the 1850s with the collapse of the Whig Party. The central [...]

Erick Erickson: Problems Abound for Both Sides

November 23, 2018

Both political parties in Washington can look at the 2018 election results and find encouragement. Democrats who see their victories as a sign that Donald Trump will be a one-term president should [...]

Erick Erickson: Both Sides Are Doing It Wrong

October 19, 2018

A certain segment of the evangelical pastoral community has decided Christians should embrace social justice. More prominent evangelicals are pushing back, saying “No.” I think both sides [...]

Erick Erickson: Trump 2020?

October 10, 2018

I have wobbled back and forth on the idea of supporting President Donald Trump in 2020. I opposed him in 2016 and voted third-party. The candidate I supported, Evan McMullin, has, like so many [...]
1 2