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Archive of posts published in the tag: Erick Erickson

The Uncertainty Tax and Friction Costs

Trump maybe correct in recognizing China’s destructive trade policies, but he is wrong to think that alone justifies a trade war.  He is wrong to think that Twitter is an acceptable negotiation platform, and he is wrong to think that he is the only national leader with stubborn pride.  Xi does not face an election in 2020 and has the political advantage of waiting him out, even if there are in a weaker economic position.

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Breitbart 2.0

The Kavanaugh travesty has united the right better than anything that Trump could have designed. It has clarified the opposition better than anything since Clarence Thomas.

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The Silver Lining from a Fractured Tea Party

From Erick Erickson at The Resurgent, The Tea Party is Dead. Good Riddance The tea party began through common cause and it died because too many of its members failed at discernment and, as a result, were betrayed from within and…

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When the Revolution Goes Astray

  From Erick Erickson at The Resurgent, The Tea Party is Dead. Good Riddance As the anger grew within the tea party activists, something vital to their cause never did — discernment. Some activists decided they could make a quick…

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When the Revolution Strays

Erick Erickson with a very good summary of the brief rise and fall of the Tea Party on his site, The Resurgent- The Tea Party is Dead. Good Riddance. The national tea party groups started fighting internally and with each…

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Choosing Anger over Victory

from Erick Erickson at Red State But what the hell — at this point there are a lot of people who would rather be angry and lose than happy and win. Some Republicans have contracted the same sickness much of…

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Trumpin’ 2015 08 09

2015 0 09 I am at ground zero for the GOP civil war at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buckhead, Atlanta. The Redstate Gathering of Erick Erickson.  I am not attending the event, I am here with Debbie celebrating our anniversary.…

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The Piper of Modern Conservatism

Erick Erickson is an influential Conservative personality who lives in Macon.  He is also the reason I blog today.  He spoke at my local Rotary meeting six years ago about his  blogging career and I had no idea what a…

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Trust Them This Time

From Erick Erickson in Townhall, The Continued Farce: excerpt: In the United States today, more and more publications refuse letters to the editor from skeptics of global warming. As the world stays in this plateau of no warming, which we…

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A Conservative Lack of Focus

Erick Erickson writes in the Macon Telegraph, Conservative Journalism is Failing,  3/8/13 Excerpts: There are scandals to uncover and there are outrageous stories to be outraged over, but I would submit conservatives are spending a lot more time trying to…

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Mastering the Message and the Method

Erick Erickson writes in Red State The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party, 11/28/12.  It is a thoroughly researched piece on how the GOP is run by consultants who get paid a fortune and perform very poorly.  This point is also made…

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A Different Continuum

This entry marks post # 2,000 on Rebel Yid. When Erick Erickson of Red State spoke at my Rotary Club  in Macon, Ga. 5 years ago, I had no idea what a blog was.  I had filled several notebooks with…

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The Pivotal Fight of NY 23

The Race in NY District 23 has become a pivotal fight for the soul of the Republican Party. Dede Scozzafava was run by the Republican machine but has been so thoroughly rejected by the Republican grass roots that she has…

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