18,000 Feet Down and No Parachute
This is one of those days where it is worth remembering a truly amazing feat/miracle in human history. On this day in 1944, Nickolas Alkemade, an RAF Sergeant, was serving as a tail gunner on an RAF Lancaster bomber. The plane was at 18,000 feet when the Nazis hit it, setting it on fire. Alkemade decided he’d rather die instantly by impact rather than burn | Read More »
The Erick Erickson Show — Prime Time
Folks, the time has come for me to move to evening drive time and prime time on the radio. Starting now, you can listen live every weeknight from 7pm to 10pm ET on http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Tonight, we’re taking on the GOP being the stupid party, talking Egypt, and more. I’m following #EERS on twitter during the show. Consider this an open | Read More »
Obamacare Meets the Death Panel — The Erick Erickson Show
The Erick Erickson Show starts off a bit late tonight due to a basketball game. We’ll go live at 10:06 p.m. I’m going to spend a lot of time on Obamacare and also the gays and Chick-Fil-A. That should be fun. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.
The Erick Erickson Show — Open Container Friday
I was in such a hurry tonight that I didn’t put this up on time. The show is live from 9 to midnight. You can listen live at http://wsbradio.com. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.
The Erick Erickson Show & SOTU
We go live right now at http://wsbradio.com and you can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. I’ll have my take on the State of the Union at 10:00 p.m. Open thread now.
Oust Jack Murphy — The Erick Erickson Show
The show starts at 10pm ET due to basketball. That means we are on now. I have an important announcement tonight at 10:06. You can listen in at wsbradio.com and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread.
The Erick Erickson Show — Olbermann Gone!
The show starts now. You can listen at http://wsbradio.com. The call in number is 1-800-WSB-TALK. Consider this an open thread. One of the topics? Newt for President. Oh, and Olbermann is out at MSNBC
Palin 2012 — The Erick Erickson Show
The show goes live in a few minutes. You can now get the Erick Erickson Show in iTunes here: http://t.co/2lOlJwl. During the 9pm hour, I’ve got some Georgia news to deal with. But starting at 10:00 p.m. ET tonight, I’m going to discuss the viability of Palin 2012. If you want to call in to the largest talk radio station in the United States and | Read More »
Obama Hears A Hu — The Erick Erickson Show
It’s 9:00 p.m. I encourage you to tune to WSB 750AM. If you can’t pick it up there, go to http://wsbradio.com. At the top of the show at 9:06 p.m. we’ll be going straight to Washington for coverage of “Kowtow to Chicoms 2011″ including a reading of “Obama Hears a Hu” written by our own Caleb Howe. You won’t want to miss that. You can | Read More »
The Erick Erickson Show Open Thread for January 18th, 2011
I’m on tonight starting at around 9:30 instead of the usual 9:00 p.m. ET because of a basketball game. I’m going to be spending the first segment talking about disastrous public schools with a particular influence on Atlanta and New Orleans post Katrina. But we’ll have some fun with Hu and the Chicoms, Obama’s deregulator effort, and more as well. You can listen live at | Read More »
Thought for the Day Open Thread
When John F. Kennedy was assassinated, one of the first thoughts of many was that it was an ultra-right winger who did. Turned out to be a Karl Marx fan. When Congresswoman Giffords was shot, immediately the media wanted to discuss heated rhetoric and the tea parties. Turned out the shooter is a Karl Marx fan. Prior to Ronald Reagan’s attempted assassination, many lefties were | Read More »
Season 4 of 24 Open Thread
In Season 4 of 24, acting President Logan is so incompetent and bush league that he brings back President Palmer to take charge of the situation. Today in Washington, Barack Obama stole that playbook and brought back Bill Clinton. Consider this your open thread.
My fellow hostage-takers, here is your open thread for the day.
I’m about to go get the turkey out of the brine. I’m going to cook my first turkey today — say a prayer. I just wanted to take a minute to wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful most of all for Christ who died for me and for my wife and children. I am also very thankful for the front page | Read More »
Filling in for G. Gordon Liddy
I’m filling in for G. Gordon Liddy today. The show airs live from 10am to 1pm ET and repeats through the day on various stations. You can listen live at http://www.radioamerica.org/streaming.htm. Consider this an open thread.
Herman Cain at 7:00 p.m.
I’m filling in for Herman Cain at 7:00 p.m. tonight on WSB Radio in Atlanta. You can listen live to three hours of excellent radio at http://wsbradio.com/. You can call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK or (404) 872-0750. Consider this an open thread.
The Best Thing About the Next Congress Open Thread
As noted on Twitter yesterday, the best thing about 2011 will be a Congress with Michelle Bachmann and without Alan Grayson. Consider this an open thread.
Taxation Without Representation
On this day in 1764, James Otis, Jr., a Massachusetts lawyer, published his thoughts on taxation, coining the phrase “taxation without representation” in the process. Consider this an open thread.
In order to keep the Morning Briefing short, I’m breaking out my morning musings into this separate post. We Have Someone The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that we have someone in custody. The man, from Pakistan, was attempting to leave the country. He is somehow connected, or believed to be connected, to the Times Square car bomb. Whaaa . . . ? | Read More »
Just a reminder — all this week I’ll be on John King, USA at 7:00 p.m. ET on CNN. I usually come on around a quarter after the hour. Let’s make this an evening open thread.