Author: Erik Rush



February 21, 2007

Freedom of Screech

Filed under: Basic American Rights,First Amendment - 21 Feb 2007

The city in which this college is located has a strong Mexican-American presence, and although my focus was the history and dynamics of cultural assimilation in America, given the present situation concerning our border with Mexico (i.e., the “Border Crisis”), …

February 15, 2007

The Janus Factor

Filed under: Religion & Faith,War On Terror - 15 Feb 2007

According to Roman mythology, the god Janus (that’s “Janus” with a long “A” for the filthy-minded among you) had a number of functions, or responsibilities, if you will.

February 9, 2007

What, Me Zionist?

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 09 Feb 2007

On Sunday, February 4, 2007, several news agencies reported that Ardeshire Hassanpour, a prize-winning Iranian nuclear physicist, had likely been assassinated by Mossad, the Israeli intelligence agency. These accounts originated from Stratfor (Strategic Forecasting, L.L.C.), a U.S. security company that …

February 1, 2007

My Slugfest With New York Times Columnist

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood - 01 Feb 2007

It’s a truly beautiful thing when people prove your point for you… The article to which I refer appeared in the January 25 edition of the Fort Collins Coloradoan, (one of the Gannett group’s primary Northern Colorado properties).

January 27, 2007

Cultural Vigilantism

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 27 Jan 2007

When Joseph Smith kidnapped 11-year-old Carlie Brucia in front of a Florida mall (and a closed circuit video security monitor) in February of 2004, raped her, killed her and discarded her body like a used condom, I responded with a …

January 17, 2007

The Law of the Jungle

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 17 Jan 2007

Some readers may remember that during the ‘Seventies and ‘Eighties it was a fairly regular occurrence to hear media reports of Israeli intelligence (Mossad) agents kicking in the doors of a fleabag flat, hotel room or safe house in some …

January 12, 2007

The Bare Necessities

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Religion & Faith - 12 Jan 2007

You wouldn’t attempt to go for an hour without breathing, a week without taking fluid, or a year without eating, would you? Of course not. You would languish and die. Highly undesirable, unless you were a zealot, fanatic or hunger …

January 5, 2007

Where’s Our Soros?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 05 Jan 2007

Are you familiar with the Channel Channel? Depending on the type of television service you have it varies, with the digital variety being the most state-of-the-art. It’s the channel that shows the schedule of television shows being offered on the …

December 22, 2006

You’ll Never Work in This Town… Again?

Filed under: Politics In General - 22 Dec 2006

Recently someone asked me what sort of people “qualified” as “white trash” given what passes for conventional wisdom in America. My response included such things as lower-income, undereducated whites with a preference for colloquial speech and occasionally, a proclivity toward …

December 13, 2006

Are We Freakin’ Stupid, or What?

Filed under: Political Correctness Run Amok,War On Terror - 13 Dec 2006

The ungrammatical statement I made that follows reflects the percentage of Americans who I believe wouldn’t have been keeping an eye on a group of six imams acting suspiciously on an aircraft. Whether the men were making a dry run …

December 6, 2006

Cultural Cooties

Don’t think for a minute that I live and die by what goes on at Fox News. I know the far Left thinks they’re the George Bush Network and the far Right thinks they’re too liberal. They may be guilty …

November 30, 2006

Waking Up “Black America” – Whatever That is…

Like many black conservatives, I eschew use of the term “African-American” for a few different reasons:It subliminally engenders division, something I believe we need to gravitate away from rather than closer toward, The phrase was coined by liberal elites in …

November 29, 2006

Have an Amster-dam Good Time!

Filed under: Politics In General - 29 Nov 2006

It’s a no-brainer that the Republican leadership in this country blew it big time, and though President Bush was certainly not wholly responsible, the buck as they say, always stops there. If Bill Clinton could take credit for an economic …

November 22, 2006

Proretrogressives and the Last Wake-up Call

As the U.S. Capitol custodial staff scrubs bloody chunks of the Republicans’ former majority from chamber walls, the more informed among us are left to our (hopefully more informed) conjecture. Have we moved into another dark age of far-Left preeminence, …

November 9, 2006

PR War, BS Election

As my friend and colleague Marie Jon’ put it the other day (and I’m paraphrasing), “The GOP may not be perfect, but the Democrat Party is subversive and evil.” I think I would amend that to “the Democrat Party is …

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