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    Koch, the Democrats, the Hippies, and Hypocrisy

    The Democrats, rallying to the hippies occupying various streets around the country, have seized on a Bloomberg News story about Koch Industries doing business in Iran. The Democrats want every Republican who has ever taken money from the Kochs to give that money back. Except there are a few problems. Such as, other than it being a political hit against some right-of-center billiionaires, the story | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 10, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 10, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. #OccupyWallSt’s Neo-Communist System of “Collaboratism” Revealed2. The Media Notices that Barack Obama is sort of Full of Crap3. Astroturf on literal parade: Occupy DC agitator admits to paying protesters.

    The Ides of March

    So I wound up being home alone tonight. After filling in for Hannity and then doing my own radio show, I went out and had a beer and quesidilla and then decided to go see George Clooney’s new movie “Ides of March.”I like good political movies. Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, Alexandra, made one of my favorites, “Journeys with George.” Then there is “The War Room” for | Read More »

    Erickson in for Hannity in Atlanta

    From 4pm to 8pm ET tonight, I’ll be on WSB Radio out of Atlanta, including filling in for Hannity’s spot tonight while he’s out.There’s a lot of polling to talk about, Herman Cain to defend against Lawrence O’Donnell, etc. Oh, and Moe insists I talk about Snooki and the Situation. And you can participate. It is a call in show, after all. You can call | Read More »

    You Perry Fans Really Want to Help Him? Get Him Better Videos

    Today we’ve got a new video from the Rick Perry campaign folks. It hits Mitt Romney pretty hard for his environmental record. The message is sound. But the delivery… well… just watch it. I think the Perry campaign was right to snatch up Pawlenty’s video genius for their earlier video. I hope we see more soon from him. Perry’s gubernatorial campaign had good videos too | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 7, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For October 7, 2011Go to to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Reid Goes Nuclear To Block The President’s Stimulus Plan2. Herman Cain: Maybe Obama Is Better Than Rick Perry3. A Nobel Prize For Settled Science

    The Horserace for October 6, 2011

    Earlier this week, I focused on what I personally don’t like about each of the candidates. Today, with the race rapidly consolidating into a three man race, it is time to have a very frank conversation about each of the candidate’s objective problems. The calendar is collapsing in on them. The fundraising period before the start of the actual race is shrinking. There is limited | Read More »


    Steve Jobs

    What a funny age in which we live. At a time some are demonizing the successful and the so called 1% at the top, today the whole world is stopping to remember the guy who so profoundly changed the early twenty-first century — Steve Jobs, a man in a class by himself. I begin and end this Morning Briefing today remembering him. In my office | Read More »

    Remember Journolist? Why In God’s Name Is The GOP Consenting to Let a Journolist Member Moderate a Debate?

    “How about you guys with a double digit polling average in Real Clear Politics come down to Atlanta instead and Brent Bozell, the Ryun brothers, and I will ask you guys some real questions by conservatives and for conservatives. ”Before the MNSBC-Politico Debate, I wondered why in God’s name the Republican candidates would bother giving press and air time to a bunch of liberals asking | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for October 6, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing  For October 6, 2011Go to to get the Morning Briefing every morning at no charge. 1. Remember Journolist? Why In God’s Name Is The GOP Consisting to Let a Journolist Member Moderate a Debate?   2. Regarding Sarah Palin: “Tell ‘Em You’re With Tina Fey”   3. Free Ponies will be the Death of America   4. This Primary Season Is | Read More »

    Regarding Sarah Palin: “Tell ‘Em You’re With Tina Fey”

    There is a strong notion out there that I do not like Sarah Palin. That actually is not true. There are many of her supporters who I have come to clash with a routine basis and I think the cult of personality that grew up around Sarah Palin became insane and unstable. But I have always liked Sarah Palin and her husband. At one point | Read More »

    Palin is Out and the Horserace #EERS

    It is a big night on radio.You can listen live at and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Sarah Palin is out and it is going to help Herman Cain. I’ll tell you all about it and work through the Horserace tonight on the Erick Erickson Show from 7pm to 10pm ET.

    BREAKING NEWS: As I have been telling ALL OF YOU, Sarah Palin is not running

    On Mark Levin’s show, Governor Sarah Palin announced she will not be running for President.You can hear the interview right here.Can we all be friends now?

    Dear Candidates: An Invitation to Have A Conversation

    Below is a letter that will be going out to each campaign for President from me. The campaigns will get additional information beyond what is in this public release, including more expansive information on the media, broadcast information, contact information, etc.But we want to make this available publicly because of the number of inquiries we’re all getting about what we are doing and also to | Read More »

    The Occupy Wall Street Fools #iamthe53

    Fools and their money are soon parted. We are witnessing many of these fools go to Wall Street to blame Wall Street for their money leaving them unwilling or unable to recognize themselves for fools. If you want to see how foolish these people are, consider their demands, which range from nuts to pure insanity. One of the demands that sums it up negative taxation | Read More »