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  • An Alternative to the Status Quo

    11/22/2018 12:51:34 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2018 | Erick Erickson
    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 unifying issue Republicans shared was abolition of slavery. It unified people across political parties, bringing them together into something new. In the early 1990s, fueled by a single billionaire's calls for reform, the Reform Party sprang up under H. Ross Perot. He won 18.9 percent of the popular vote. The Reform Party, unlike the Republicans in the 1800s, was one man's party,...
  • No, Stop, No: MSNBC Host Goes Nuts When Confronted With Past Examples Of Violent Left Wing Rhetoric

    10/27/2018 6:05:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 26, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    MSNBC Host Katy Tur got a little testy with conservative commentator Erick Erickson, who dared to bring up that the Left has become unspooled since Donald Trump's upset win over Hillary Clinton in 2016. Over the past few days, 13 devices that look like bombs have been mailed to prominent Democrats, including former presidents, and celebrities. We just had an arrest in Florida, but we don't know what their political leanings are, if any, or a motive. We don’t know. Yet, the liberal news media know exactly who it is: Donald Trump…and his supporters. We’re to blame for the Left becoming...
  • Trump 2020?

    10/06/2018 3:14:03 PM PDT · by Behind the Blue Wall · 74 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | October 5, 2018 | Erick Erickson
    I have long been critical of Republicans who abandoned principles to stand with Trump and I am as critical of Republicans who abandon principles to oppose Trump. Principle should stay because people go. The Kavanaugh nomination has been clarifying in this regard. Seeing some conservatives willing to aid and abet character assassins because Trump nominated Kavanaugh is disgusting. I find myself in an odd position where, for the first time, I see myself, one of the original so-called Never Trump conservatives, voting for President Trump in 2020. I have inevitably concluded at times that Trump would do something to push...
  • Never Trumpers unite to back Trumps battle for Kavanaugh

    10/05/2018 1:43:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 4, 2018 | Paul Bedard
    President Trumps fight for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is breaking up the Never Trump coalition of GOP leaders and pundits, many who are now uniting behind the president in advance of Saturdays Senate confirmation vote. Rocked by the wall of Democratic opposition no matter what evidence supporting Kavanaugh is presented and impressed with Trumps solid backing amid a brutal media attack, Never Trumpers are abandoning their opposition in a show of support for the man they once mocked. One famous Never Trumper even told Secrets that Trumps unwavering support for Kavanaugh, a long-time public servant who worked for former...
  • PR Firm Behind Kavanaugh Accusations? Exact Same Phrase Suddenly Everywhere

    09/18/2018 10:57:45 AM PDT · by bitt · 36 replies
    westernjournal.com ^ | 9/17/2018 | Cillian Zeal
    So Brett Kavanaughs accuser has finally come forward: In a Washington Post piece, 51-year-old research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford says that she was sexually assaulted by the Supreme Court nominee in high school back sometime during the early 1980s. ...snip... This led to a predictable backlash on social media. It also led to a predictable phrase that appeared in a lot of tweets by prominent liberals. See if you can notice and figure out why NeverTrumper conservative pundit Erick Erickson thinks this was the work of a PR firm.
  • The Senate GOP Should Not Treat the Kavanaugh Accusation As Credible

    09/16/2018 3:09:56 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 29 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | September 16, 2018 | Erick Erickson
    A Bernie Sanders donor makes an accusation from 35 years ago with no witnesses. Democrats pounce. 38 years after Roy Moore did inappropriate things with Leigh Corfman, Corfman came forward publicly to the Washington Post and told her story. Democrats are citing Corfman as proof the GOP should treat accusations against Brett Kavanaugh from high school as credible. Except there are some major differences. Corfman told multiple people around the time Moore behaved inappropriately with her. Just because you did not read about it in the Washington Post does not mean she did not tell others at the time. Brett...
  • Wah: Obese RINO Erick Erickson whines bout Liz Mair firing

    03/18/2015 4:05:12 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 27 replies
    Militant feminazi Liz Mair was forced to resign from the Scott Walker campaign Tuesday after Mairs radical pro-amnesty, pro-gay marriage, pro-abortion views went viral (SNIP) "She is very good at her job. She is also a friend of mine. I have known Liz for a number of yearsI am very saddened to see an organized effort by conservatives to have Governor Walker fire Liz Mairit is really appalling to see self-described Christians showing as little grace." (SNIP) Even after two autopsies, a toxicology report, surveillance footage, and additional witness testimony called into question his initial reading of events Erickson refused...
  • Mark Levin Offers Supreme Court Recommendations

    07/07/2018 12:07:36 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Jul 2018 | Jeff Poor
    On Saturday, conservative talker Mark Levin offered his top three picks to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the retirement of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. In a Facebook post, Levin named Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) as his first choice, followed by 11th Circuit U.S. Appeals Court Judge William Pryor as his second choice and Seventh Circuit U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Barrett as his third choice.
  • "Mass Firing" at Red State ...

    04/28/2018 4:36:55 AM PDT · by Paine in the Neck · 13 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | 4/27/18 | Ace of Spades
    Apparently the firings were done according to two criteria: Cost of contract and support for Trump. People whose contracts were expensive were almost all fired. People whose contracts were less expensive were either kept or fired depending on how pro- or anti-Trump they were.
  • Melania Trump's State Dinner Menu Slammed As 'Froo-froo Garbage' By Pundit (Erick Erickson)

    04/25/2018 4:57:38 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 230 replies
    Newsweek ^ | April 25, 2018 | Harriet Sinclair
    First lady Melania Trump’s menu for the state dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte was described as “froo-froo [sic] garbage” by a conservative pundit, who suggested the fare was out of touch.In a tweet, Erick Erickson mocked the menu selected by Melania—who eschewed an event planner in favor of organizing the occasion herself—which included a rack of lamb and jambalaya... Erick Erickson ✔ @EWErickson This menu is why I could never be President: http://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/384422-first-lady-releases-menu-details-for-macrons-state-visit … I'd serve fried chicken and mashed potatoes with sweet potato pie for dessert. None of this unpronounceable froo-froo garbage.1:14 PM - Apr 23,...
  • A Congressman's Profanity Laced Tirade in a Safeway Grocery Store (Warning Profane)

    04/11/2018 5:10:03 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 51 replies
    The Maven ^ | 4-11-18 | Erick Erickson
    One of the President's congressional defenders has privately decided he hates Trump and wants to unload. .....He says he just needs to vent. I suggest what we're doing is one of the reason's Trump won -- a congressman says nice things in public and bad things in private.....
  • Erick Ericksons The Resurgent Turns Against Evan McMullin: A Tragedy in 10 Headlines

    06/29/2017 7:25:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 28, 2017 | Ezra Dulis
    The Resurgent, a blog run by Never Trump pundit Erick Erickson, has published its first hit piece on Deep State cheerleader Evan McMullin, ending a nearly 3/4-year bromance between Erickson and the failed spoiler candidate in 2016s presidential election. Watch the evolution of The Resurgents McMullin coverage in 10 headlines from the site too conservative to support Donald Trump in his ultimately successful fight against Hillary Clinton:
  • Conservative Commentator Erick Erickson Leaving Fox News: Neither Needed Nor Useful

    12/18/2017 11:43:50 AM PST · by be-baw · 77 replies
    Mediaite ^ | December 18. 2017 | Aidan McLaughlin
    The Resurgents Erick Erickson, a conservative commentator who has been a Fox News contributor since 2013, is leaving the network, according to Politicos Jake Sherman. Erickson, whose commentary has been both fiercely critical of President Donald Trump and his opponents, said he is leaving the network because his views dont fit into any typical box. After five years at Fox News, I am leaving the network, he said, per Sherman. I am neither needed nor useful to the network and they know it too. I neither fit solidly as a Republican Trump supporter nor as an anti-Trump Democrat.
  • Erick Erickson Bans Me, Cant Resist Condemning Roy Moore

    12/04/2017 6:53:53 AM PST · by Moseley · 23 replies
    Fairfax Free Citizen ^ | December 4, 2017 | Jonathon A Moseley
    Roy Moore will win the U.S. Senate special election, #NeverTrump-er Erick Erickson reluctantly concedes. Yet The Resurgent still feels compelled to attack the Republican nominee while muddying its prior position about the accusations. Of course, when he ran it, Erickson banned candidate Donald Trump from Red States national conference for similar reasons. The false allegations against Judge Roy Moore, aiming to derail his challenge to the establishment, are also revealing the fault lines between the genuine and the superficial throughout the conservative movement. Then Erick Erickson banned me on Saturday from The Resurgent while he was acting as the arbiter...
  • Erick Erickson: This Thanksgiving, we should all be thankful for Trump. I know I am

    11/22/2017 2:00:05 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | November 22, 2017 | Erick Erickson
    For more reasons that you might expect, I think we should all be thankful for the President. I know I am thankful. President Trump is not perfect. He was not my choice to be President. But I am thankful for him in many ways.
  • Never-Trumpers Are a Divided Minority

    11/21/2017 12:17:14 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Nov 20, 2017 | Ramesh Ponnuru
    President Donald Trump still has vocal Republican detractors. But they are laboring under two problems. The first, which has received a lot of attention, is that there arent a lot of them. In the latest Gallup poll, Trump has the approval of 82 percent of Republicans. The second, which has received less attention, is that this minority of Republicans is divided. Its divided on policy issues. Bret Stephens, Max Boot and Charles Sykes are all right-of-center commentators who want Republicans to dump Trump. But they also want gun control, sometimes of a sweeping nature. Other frequent Trump critics on the...
  • Samantha Bees Husband Fights Against Greater Integration in Their Local Public School

    05/03/2017 2:03:17 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 13 replies
    Te Resurgent ^ | 2 May 2017 | Erick Erickson
    Can you imagine if a Republican in the South warned against forcing integration down peoples throats? That is exactly what New York City Public Schools Chancellor Carmen Faria did in an effort to move an Upper West Side public school to a new location next to a public housing project. The school is 75% white and Asian with only 13% of students on the free lunch program. That 13% number stands out because the school is in a neighborhood where 48% of residents are low income. The public school is a high performing public school to which a lot of...
  • The Jeff Sessions Attack Is a Nothingburger

    03/02/2017 1:46:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | March 2, 2017 | Erick Erickson
    First, lets get this out of the way. It is not a coincidence that within twenty four hours of Donald Trump giving a well received speech to congress that the New York Times runs a hit job on Jeff Sessions to distract from it, particularly after admitting the Obama Administration has been behind much of this disruption. Lets review what happened. During Jeff Sessions confirmation hearing, he had this exchange with Senator Al Franken. FRANKEN: OK. CNN has just published a story and Im telling you this about a news story thats just been published. Im not expecting you to...
  • Erick Erickson: The intelligence community vs. Trump. We're watching a low level coup, America

    02/16/2017 10:52:49 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 43 replies
    Fox News Opinion ^ | 02/16/2017 | Erick Erickson
    A lot of people who think Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning are American heroes are under the impression Donald Trump and members of his administration are traitors. Hollywood celebrities are openly calling for a military coup. Political commentators are comparing Donald Trumps election to 9/11 or Pearl Harbor because, allegedly and with no evidence, Russia stole the election. I would encourage you to read John Podhoretz on just how bad this situation could get. On the other side, more and more Trump supporters are treating the American intelligence community as the enemy. The president grows more suspicious of the intel...
  • Trump Wishes Happy New Year to 'My Enemies Who Lost So Badly!'

    12/31/2016 9:49:47 AM PST · by DannyTN · 39 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/31/2016 | Newsmax
    President-elect Donald Trump tweeted out a sarcastic New Years greeting Saturday to those who opposed him. Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who ..."