A vast ocean of intellectual diarrhea

by Erik Rush -- Recently, something caused me to wonder how many souls had been lost at sea before the age of transoceanic vessels got under way (or "under weigh," as a more…

Things to do in Denver when you're pharaoh

by Erik Rush -- As I began this column, President Barack Obama was en route to Denver, Colo. – a short drive from my current and otherwise idyllic location – to make more…

Barry and Marx

by Erik Rush -- Have any but a few of us caught on that trashing a nation's economy might be a Marxist's key objective in edging that nation toward totalitarian communism? Let more…

Our I won president

by Erik Rush -- I won. – President Barack Obama Having Barack Obama as our first black president is analogous to Dennis Rodman having been America's first black basketball player. No one more…

All hail the new god-king!

by Erik Rush -- It didn't take long. On his second full day in office, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that will close the United States' detention facility at Guantanamo more…

Mussolini inspired optimism, too

by Erik Rush -- "He made the trains run on time." Nearly 65 years after Benito Mussolini was killed and strung up by a mob in Milan, the fallacious slogan credited to more…

Is MLK's legacy dead?

by Erik Rush -- While America gushes over the impending coronation of the Great Equivocator and waits with bated breath over what kind of dog he and his family will acquire when more…

Denial ain't a river in Egypt

by Erik Rush -- In recovery circles (as in recovery from addiction), the term "denial" commonly refers to an addict's inability to see the deleterious effects of their substance of choice upon more…

The war on children

by Erik Rush -- When our first child started kindergarten years ago, I was scared to death. I recall thinking that if this child experienced half of the psychological and emotional trauma more…