'Castroturfing' America

by Erik Rush -- I recall an episode of the 1970s documentary "Scared Straight" in which one of the teenage subjects (whom the authorities were attempting to turn from his evil ways more…

Beer, Obubba and the dictator's dream

by Erik Rush -- The Cambridge, Mass., police couldn't have stumbled upon a more unfortunate individual with whom to have a run-in. Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. is a friend of more…

Obama to America: 'Who's your daddy?'

by Erik Rush -- Recently, I was discussing President Obama's so-called health care reform proposal with someone in the health care industry. This person was not in favor of the legislation, enumerating more…

The myth of homosexual oppression

by Erik Rush -- Now, therefore, I, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United more…

Putting a value on flatulence

by Erik Rush -- The 1,200-page cap and trade bill (H.R.2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, the Waxman-Markey bill for short) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on more…

Reparations for slavery: Follow the money

by Erik Rush -- On June 18, the U.S. Senate issued a formal apology to black Americans for slavery. In July of 2008, the House of Representatives passed a similar measure, apologizing more…

Lying with impunity

by Erik Rush -- The presidency of George W. Bush – his popularity, approval numbers and so forth – was razed to the ground on the basis of one invalid claim: "Bush more…

Enjoy your commie car

by Erik Rush -- We'll all be driving commie cars, Commie cars, commie cars, A wheelchair with a roll bar, You'll love your commie car. I was a songwriter in an earlier more…