Tag Archives: Erick Erickson

In Colorado, unimpressive turnout for Trump

The Donald spoke to a near half-empty ballroom Friday during the keynote event of the Western Conservative Summit. While the audience at points cheered Trump’s […]...

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July 2, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Beauprez ’47 percent’ video no surprise to Tea Party politics watchers

Conservatives had been harping on the "47 percent" for years; it was just the latest version of the "welfare queen" line of attack popularized on the right in the Reagan era....

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July 3, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: They grabbed passing tree branches to escape

The Atlantic visits the the land of the Nigerian kidnapped girls - to the village of Chibok, where insurgents hide in the bush and parents mourn the loss of their daughters....

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May 22, 2014 Civil Rights, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Obamacare rollout 2.0

  We have finally reached the day of reckoning for Obamacare. Yes, the day comes a little late. In fact, it comes about about a […]...

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December 3, 2013 Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Investigate!

Alert: Republicans finally have a new plan on Obamacare. If they can't delay it, defund it or destroy it, they'll do what Congress always does: they'll investigate it. From Fast and Furious to Slow and Makes Us Furious. This will...

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October 24, 2013 Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

We hate the Tea Party. Vote Tea Party in 2016!

In case you’re tempted to feel optimistic in a haze of post-shutdown good feeling, let me offer a few words of, well, discouragement....

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October 18, 2013 Littwin Columns

Paul Ryan: Another Tea Party hero become dog

Remember when Paul Ryan was the boy-prince of the throng at Red Rocks, the conservatives' conservative with the Atlas Shrugs budget-slashing plan to beat all budget-slashing plans?...

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October 14, 2013 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

No He Doesn’t! Tea Party Bows to No Erickson

It's 2013, apparently eight years into the Tea Party era. So who leads the Tea Party? Define terms! Who are you asking and what do you imagine is the Tea Party? Is it an uppercase group or a lowercase group?...

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August 9, 2013 Center Well, Politics, The Blogs

TeaParty Leader Erickson: Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner a ‘Weasel’

Erick Erickson has made a name for himself and gained significant influence among conservative thought leaders and elected officials by speaking his mind with the kind of muscular frankness that has come to characterize the TeaParty political movement in general....

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August 9, 2013 Center Well, Health, Politics, The Blogs
Colorado’s Buck wages proxy do-over campaign in Wisconsin

Colorado’s Buck wages proxy do-over campaign in Wisconsin

Colorado's Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck has joined the national campaign to support Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Neumann. In a Monday email blast (pdf), Buck stressed that control of the Senate could well turn on this...

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March 26, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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