Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson: The Green Raw Deal

February 11, 2019

Democrats in the House of Representatives have rolled out what they are calling a “Green New Deal.” It is the most serious public policy offering from Generation Tide Pod Eater to ever be [...]

Erick Erickson: Confession and Apology

January 31, 2019

For the past two years, I have defended the press from President Donald Trump’s criticism. Having worked at both CNN and Fox News, I know the good hard work so many reporters do to provide us [...]

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 [...]
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