The “experts” are wrong on Trump

By John Ruberry "What in hell do the experts know?" is something that Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley often said to his friends according to legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Mike Royko. The experts often lampooned the last machine boss, but despite his flaws--which included prickly relations with the city's rapidly expanding black population--he knew how to … Continue reading The “experts” are wrong on Trump

Quote of the Day Circa 2012

This is via this piece by Erick Erickson at Townhall "Evil talks about tolerance only when it's weak. When it gains the upper hand, its vanity always requires the destruction of the good and the innocent, because the example of good and innocent lives is an ongoing witness against it. So it always has been. … Continue reading Quote of the Day Circa 2012

The Chinks in Jindal’s Armor

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- Erick Erickson has an op-ed in NOLA in which he says Governor Bobby Jindal “has been one of the most successful reform governors” in Louisiana’s history.  I’m not sure those of us living in Louisiana are all singing Jindal’s praises. By my reluctance to sing Jindal’s high praises you might … Continue reading The Chinks in Jindal’s Armor

Erick Erickson Highlights the The Difference between Republicans & Democrats

When Erick Erickson said this about Rep. Steve Scalise By 2002, everybody knew Duke was still the man he had claimed not to be. EVERYBODY. How the hell does somebody show up at a David Duke organized event in 2002 and claim ignorance? He demonstrated the difference between Democrats & Republicans, or more specifically, the … Continue reading Erick Erickson Highlights the The Difference between Republicans & Democrats

Realville: The disgraceful, dishonest & dishonorable MSM

Thanks to some upload problems with some of my videos from the Ma-3 debate between Jon Golnik and Rep Nikki Tsongas I ended up missing most of Morning Joe, and due to some arrangements for my 100th Show event (You're invited ticket at the bottom of this post BTW) I missed most of Morning Joe … Continue reading Realville: The disgraceful, dishonest & dishonorable MSM

Memo to CNN: Hire Robert Stacy McCain as your News Director

...as soon as I began researching the background of last weekend’s incident I realized, Hey, there’s a legit news story here. What’s more, there was a perfect opportunity to get ahead of the story, because the mainstream media had been initially reluctant to report it. Saturday afternoon, I checked Google News and there was zero, … Continue reading Memo to CNN: Hire Robert Stacy McCain as your News Director

From “Howdy thank you Erick” to “A pundit sitting behind a desk” in four months

Seven days ago Stacy McCain asked this question: Maybe Erick Erickson can explain what purpose is served by Perry’s continued candidacy, other than spending the rest of the millions the Perry campaign collected in August and early September, before the wheels fell off that bandwagon. Apparently he can't Barring a miracle, this is Rick Perry’s … Continue reading From “Howdy thank you Erick” to “A pundit sitting behind a desk” in four months

Erick Erickson and conventional wisdom

Although I have avoided for strategic reasons "Santorum Surge" talk, it has reached the point where it is time to speak up. White Stacy McCain is pleased that Iowa is catching up to him Erick Erickson's critique will certainly get more play in the MSM As a pro-lifer myself, I have to throw up a … Continue reading Erick Erickson and conventional wisdom

Will She or Won’t She?

Erick Erickson is the latest entry in the Sarah Palin angst among some on the right: To paraphrase Ann, a lot of us fell in love with Sarah Palin because of her enemies and a lot of us have fallen out of love with Sarah Palin because of her fans. He means Ann Coulter who … Continue reading Will She or Won’t She?

Freedom works left/right debate: “Who will make more of an impact online in November, the Right or the Left?”

Here is the line up: Erick Erickson of RedState, and Jim Geraghty are the away team, Alan Rosenblatt & Adam Green for the home team. Although this is a freedom works event and the blogcon guys are here this is the Newseum you can't get more home field for the left than a place that … Continue reading Freedom works left/right debate: “Who will make more of an impact online in November, the Right or the Left?”

A little perspective people

There has been a bit of a fuss about Eric Erickson and his decision to keep out birthers and truthers from Red State. I have already given my opinion on both subjects, but in terms of Red State here are my thoughts: 1. Everybody has a right to their opinion 2. Everybody has the right … Continue reading A little perspective people