The Watercooler ~ An Open Thread
With so much change and upheaval going on in America, sometimes we need to pause and give ourselves and our side of the political battle credit where it is due. I mean, especially those of us who frequent RedState. We are activists after all, and we cannot be expected to labor endlessly without seeing tangible results. For me, that includes gloating just a little over | Read More »
Thomas Piketty, Jedediah Purdy And The Leftist Ethic of Resentfulness
We need a foundation of political equality and social guarantees: education, personal security, health care for those who need it, and the expectation of a fair retirement. Jedediah Purdy, The Daily Beast The quote above gives you the typical entitled attitude of the Modern Leftist. They need everything. Human life didn’t really exist on Earth before these things were all available. The world is really | Read More »
The Obama Administration’s War on Beer
As the craft beer craze rages across America, the Obama Administration looks on track to jack up the costs incurred by the industry by several million dollars. Right now across America, breweries often sell or give their spent grain to farms for cow feed. The spent grain is a byproduct of the brewery process. The grain gets recycled, the cows, get fed, and the world | Read More »
So why DID Rep Lois Capps (D, California-24) hire a drunken embezzler?
I don’t think that the victim’s family particularly believes the Congresswoman’s existing apologies/excuses.
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Reports from the front line in the War on Wives
No sooner did I write about the War on Wives than a member of the American aristocracy walked right into the crossfire. We do indeed have an aristocracy – people who are allowed to be fabulously wealthy without facing a single word of class-war criticism, and whose every utterance is given enormous weight by media courtiers. Many of these aristocrats can be found in Hollywood. | Read More »
Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Upheld By Supreme Court
A huge blow for freedom was struck today when the Supreme Court ruled 6-2 that the voters of the state of Michigan actually have the right to govern themselves. Background In 2003, the Supreme Court ruled in a case known as Grutter v. Bollinger ruled that University of Michigan could use race as one factor in admissions. This was a 5-4 decision authored by Sandra | Read More »
Filling in for Rush Limbaugh
Yes, it is true. I’m filling in for Rush Limbaugh today. Also, and importantly, a lot of you have asked for an email from my own radio show with the daily links of stuff I’ve discussed. You can get that by going to www.erickerickson.org or by using the form below: Subscribe to the Erick Erickson Show’s Daily Show Notes * indicates required Email Address * | Read More »
The Koch Brothers and Hillary’s Falling Poll Numbers
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the Democrat obsession with the Koch brothers, falling poll numbers for Hillary Clinton and the Bush and Clinton political dynasties.
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