Erik Rush column
Erik Rush
Erik Rush is a contributor of social commentary to numerous print and online publications. Born in New York City in 1961, from 1975 to 1986, he worked as a studio, club, and stage musician and in biomedical research. In 1986, Erik relocated to the Southwestern U.S.

In 2002, his first novel, "The Angels Fell" was released. His nonfiction book "It's the Devil, Stupid! (Our Real Enemy and Why We Don't Talk About Him)" was published in June 2006.

Erik is also a Staff Writer for the New Media Alliance, Inc., and is acting Associate Editor and Publisher of In addition to work and his family, he also participates in the Praise band and martial arts at his church and enjoys writing music, remodeling, and refinishing guitars. His entertaining and informative (if bizarre) website can be found at

Joy Behar is a fat, stupid commie
Erik Rush
October 28, 2008

"He's a terrorist. Rush Limbaugh is a terrorist. You heard it here, ladies and gentlemen." - Joy Behar on The View, October 22, 2008 I thought it would be . . .

No shame, no blame
Erik Rush
October 1, 2008

If my checking account goes into overdraft to a dramatic degree, obviously my bank would hear nothing of coming to the rescue with funds not only to ameliorate . . .

Black white trash
Erik Rush
September 23, 2008

Two weeks ago, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation published a piece by Toronto writer Heather Mallick that sprayed far Left elitism like blood from a cleanly . . .

Obama and the Trinity United murders
Erik Rush
September 16, 2008

Members of Chicago's Trinity United Church (the house of worship attended by Democrat presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama for 20 years) already had their . . .

Already a hero
Erik Rush
September 9, 2008

"This pioneering Alaskan may just be the one to lead her party out of the wilderness." — Investor's Business Daily on Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah . . .

Pimp this, Senator Obama
Erik Rush
August 19, 2008

One of the fundamental (though perhaps not prioritized) questions people ask pertaining to presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama is that of what his ideas . . .

Jackson and Obama: Unfortunate words?
Erik Rush
July 16, 2008

I try to avoid making commentary out of commentaries of news items. I also try to avoid using the word "I" in my columns overmuch, but the reader shall see how . . .

Upchuck City
Erik Rush
July 1, 2008

No, this is not a review of an upcoming Spike Lee film; rather, the title of this offering is a reference to what the town of Unity, N.H. became on Friday June  . . .

Pond scum for Obama
Erik Rush
June 24, 2008

In my local syndicated newspaper the other day, there was an article featuring a forum hosted by a nearby university for black high school seniors in the region . . .

So stuck on stupid
Erik Rush
June 19, 2008

Whether one attributes the success of Democrat presidential nominee Barack Obama to savvy maneuvering on the part of the Democratic National Committee and the . . .

Where no enemy has gone before
Erik Rush
June 11, 2008

There's an axiom in Recovery (as in from addiction) circles which asserts that addictions are but symptoms of deeper emotional or psychological problems. . . .

Psycho pastor or killer clown?
Erik Rush
June 5, 2008

It's official: The "pastor issue" as regards the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is old hat. Why? Because it's not about radical . . .

Obama and the religion of race war
Erik Rush
May 29, 2008

"Unless God is participating in this holy activity, we must reject his love. Either God is for black people in their fight for liberation and against the white . . .

Right to religious expression depends on color
Erik Rush
May 21, 2008

As if the Reverend Wright issue and double standard of Democrat presidential just-about nominee Senator Barack Obama's seeming imperviousness as far as the . . .

Black Liberation Theology: the enemy within
Erik Rush
May 15, 2008

Sincere apologies from this columnist to those sufficiently sick of the Barack Obama/Rev. Jeremiah Wright story that they are a hair's breadth from an . . .

Always something there to remind me
Erik Rush
May 9, 2008

Lest we forget, there are good reasons why some have been committed to training quartz halogen floodlamps on every bit of spume found beneath the rock that is . . .

Symbiosis: Rev. Wright and the subversive media
Erik Rush
April 30, 2008

There's not much point left to arguing whether the provocative vitriol purveyed by Trinity United Church's former pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright in his sermons was . . .

Cults of personalities
Erik Rush
April 25, 2008

I had to jump on this one. As a teenager, I attended summer camp with actor Jason Beghe, and we were members of a loosely-knit camp clique for a time thereafter . . .

Jimmy Carter: citizen traitor
Erik Rush
April 17, 2008

The political left in America is like a deranged passenger on a jetliner who repeatedly attempts to storm the flight deck and crash the plane, but who the crew . . .

Put a shine on this, Madam Speaker
Erik Rush
April 10, 2008

Our inimical lich of a House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was at it again last week, subtly sabotaging our military's efforts in Iraq, potentially demoralizing and . . .

What a tangled web we weave
Erik Rush
April 2, 2008

Last Friday, on the ABC talk show "The View" — about as softball a venue as one can get — presidential hopeful Barack Obama indicated that he would have left . . .

The candidate and reverend wrong
Erik Rush
March 20, 2008

It's been a little over a year since my column "Obamination" originally appeared in this space, but the disturbing nature of Democrat presidential hopeful . . .

Calling a spade a spade
Erik Rush
March 12, 2008

The god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light... 2 Corinthians 4, Verse 4 Shame on anyone who thought . . .

Banks stick foreigner-scammed consumers
Erik Rush
March 6, 2008

In December of 2007, someone close to me was contacted by a company that had come across their resume on one of the large Internet job sites. They were . . .

Is it because he's black?
Erik Rush
February 28, 2008

Just how much — if such a thing can be reliably quantified — relating to the presidential campaign of Barack Obama can be traced to his ethnicity? Some might . . .

A castrated nation
Erik Rush
February 20, 2008

If there was ever an election cycle in which the issues (at this juncture, really weighty ones) took a back seat to pomp and circumstance — or, if you prefer, . . .

You don't know what you don't know
Erik Rush
February 13, 2008

"About the capitalist states, it doesn't depend on you whether or not we exist... Whether you like it or not, history is on our side. We will bury you!" - . . .

The lesser of two weevils
Erik Rush
February 7, 2008

First, I suppose I ought to explain the irony of the analogy I propose: Weevils, of the insect family Curculionidae, include approximately 40,000 species  . . .

Obam-o-vision: my race, right or wrong
Erik Rush
January 23, 2008

I broke this story last February (with help from a Chicago area journalist whom I did credit because I'm extraordinarily noble), and as I said two weeks ago in . . .

Doing the Mideast peace shuffle
Erik Rush
January 16, 2008

"There should be an end to the occupation that began in 1967. The agreement must establish a Palestine as a homeland for the Palestinian people just as Israel . . .

Obama gets gold in skating
Erik Rush
January 9, 2008

A rather timely occurrence transpired just the other day: Apparently, since the Iowa caucuses people are trying to secure everything on one Barack Hussein Obama . . .

Cultural cavemen and the wimps of the West
Erik Rush
January 3, 2008

"We terminated the most precious American asset which vowed to defeat [the] mujahedeen." - Al-Qaeda commander and spokesperson Mustafa Abu Al-Yazid, . . .

It's a Grinch thing
Erik Rush
December 26, 2007

"Nearly every American liked Christmas a lot, But the far-Left, who lived in self-righteousness, did not! The Left hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season . . .

You say you want a res-o-lution...
Erik Rush
December 19, 2007

You say you want a revolution, well you know We all want to change the world... - The Beatles, Revolution Ironic, if one reads all of the lyrics to . . .

Open season on Christians has begun
Erik Rush
December 12, 2007

"All I want to do is kill as many of you as I can, especially Christians." - Matthew Murray, Colorado mission school and church gunman. I had already . . .

You scratch my black, I'll scratch yours
Erik Rush
December 5, 2007

This just might be an alliteration maven's wildest dream... "Oprah to Join Obama on Campaign Trail in Early Primary States," was the title of the Associated . . .

Two minorities, one race
Erik Rush
November 28, 2007

I don't pay much credence to polls, or "how a candidate looks" in a given caucus state, especially with the general election still almost a year off. The . . .

Shades of things to come?
Erik Rush
November 21, 2007

In December of 2003, the U.S.-based Home School Legal Defense Association ( released an article entitled "German Homeschoolers Under Attack . . .

The tragedy of abdication
Erik Rush
November 14, 2007

Every time I publish a column on the issues of race or race politics, I invariably get a slew of emails from white people who shower me with kudos for saying . . .

To laugh or cry...
Erik Rush
November 7, 2007

I know I've hammered on Democrat Presidential hopeful Barack Obama quite a bit, even to the point where it's caused him some minor trouble. If he's anything . . .

Grass-roots action needed on SPP NOW!
Erik Rush
October 31, 2007

On October 12 and 13, activist groups The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Action Party, respectively, called for a popular referendum on Canada's . . .

Shades of green
Erik Rush
October 24, 2007

I remember comedian George Carlin once said (approximately) that it was the height of hubris for humankind to think we have as much influence over the Earth in . . .

The fool who follows
Erik Rush
October 17, 2007

My mom had a succinct (but oh-so-scathing) saying for the times when us kids would attempt to put off bad behavior on one of our compatriots: "Who's worse — the . . .

"Taking out" the big guns
Erik Rush
October 10, 2007

"Big gun kick the hell out of you..." —Rock band AC/DC, from the song "Big Gun" Over the last few weeks, Americans have had the benefit of witnessing . . .

Lurching toward globalism
Erik Rush
October 3, 2007

Cliché, corny or trite, it can probably be said that most who occupy this globe, and certainly all Americans of sound mind would relish attaining that Holy . . .

Follow de money, sí -- I mean, ey?
Erik Rush
September 26, 2007

If it hadn't happened in my own backyard, I might have missed it. Humbling, but true. It's been reported by other news sources by now, but since it did occur so . . .

Audacity and diversion
Erik Rush
September 19, 2007

Bear with me whilst I discharge the vitriol before moving on to the underlying significance of events that follow... On Sunday, September 2, 2007 the . . .

Conspiracy queries
Erik Rush
September 12, 2007

There are certain aspects which I (and apparently a lot of people) find attractive about conspiracy theories: They're intellectually engaging, they're fun  . . .

White-collar jihadists
Erik Rush
September 5, 2007

Picture this: A dramatic rise in attacks on minorities by white supremacist skinhead and similar groups occurs. Members of the White Aryan Resistance, the Aryan . . .

CAIR must be abolished, and NOW
Erik Rush
August 29, 2007

"The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a nonprofit 501(c)(4), grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America's largest Islamic civil . . .

Target: SPP
Erik Rush
August 22, 2007

"So how far do you think the globalist fools among the Americans will go in selling out their nation? ...Excellent." — Hypothetical movie villain This . . .

An imperialist vision for survival
Erik Rush
August 15, 2007

In 2005, I wrote a column entitled "The Case for Imperialism" which candidly espoused the United States' responsibility to maintain global preeminence given the . . .

Disenfranchising the majority
Erik Rush
August 8, 2007

If you haven't noticed as yet, you will; I've become convinced that one of the most important undertakings someone in my position (or one possessing greater . . .

Clarity for America: The "waves of hate" lie
Erik Rush
August 1, 2007

I cannot emphasize enough how important it is that as many Americans as possible become familiar with the following modus operandi, its fallacy and the truth . . .

Obama endorses postpartum abortion!
Erik Rush
July 25, 2007

Just when I think the man has run out of ways to alienate even swing voters, he comes up with something even more potentially damaging to his campaign. As . . .

A "perfectly normal" development
Erik Rush
July 18, 2007

My gay friends will know where I'm coming from because they have the social consciousness and depth of character to see that their lifestyle is a far cry from . . .

An abusive relationship
Erik Rush
July 11, 2007

If you've never been in an abusive relationship (physically or emotionally, what is being increasingly referred to as "toxic" these days), no doubt you know at . . .

Obama, glass houses, and rocks
Erik Rush
July 4, 2007

The "pot and the kettle" cliché might have been just as applicable apropos statements made by presidential candidate Barack Obama at the United Church of Christ . . .

The British invasion -- sort of...
Erik Rush
June 26, 2007

After years of denial, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) finally admitted that its news coverage is biased toward the left. Now, in case you're not . . .

But whitey started it!
Erik Rush
June 20, 2007

I had a tremendously interesting experience early last week when I appeared on a media venue broadcasted out of the Northeastern U.S. It was a Christian-leaning . . .

Didja hear the one about the Dem candidates on faith?
Erik Rush
June 13, 2007

"Who are you to question somebody else's faith?" This was the question put to me by Alan Colmes on Fox News' Hannity and Colmes on February 28, 2007. I have . . .

Critical Mass: Factor 3
Erik Rush
June 6, 2007

Never before has there been a more poignant case than presently exists for the current level of disillusionment and cynicism amongst Americans or reason for . . .

Should Latino activists get "the vote"?
Erik Rush
May 21, 2007

"A bloodbath just south of the Mexican border has alarmed neighboring Arizona towns that have nervously monitored a rise in violence in the Mexican state of . . .

Just how liberal are liberals?
Erik Rush
May 15, 2007

These colors don't run and we're speaking as one When we say united we stand When you mess with one, you mess with us all Every boy, girl, woman and man  . . .

Mexico: annexation or desolation
Erik Rush
May 7, 2007

In my various treatises addressing the prudence of the United States government initiating overtures toward a negotiated annexation of Mexico, I attend to the . . .

Wakey, wakey, little American!
Erik Rush
April 30, 2007

At the present moment I view the political landscape in America as a proverbial compass at the true North Pole, its needle spinning wildly. Trying to read it . . .

Crack 'n' Soul, Part 1
Erik Rush
April 23, 2007

Back in aught-four, I penned a piece for WorldNetDaily entitled "'Cultcha,' Cosby and the Con Men." Resulting in a flood of hate mail second only to my Barak . . .

Advance force: the anti-Imus crusaders
Erik Rush
April 16, 2007

Young black multimillionaires on television news, talk shows and press conferences decrying institutional racism and how their nation is devoid of opportunities . . .

Erik Rush
April 11, 2007

Remember "Lollapalooza," the festival that featured alternative rock, hip hop, and punk rock bands that was all the rage during the 'Nineties? Monroe . . .

Iran: Do the math
Erik Rush
April 2, 2007

"PRESIDENT TRUMAN INCINERATES 200,000 JAPANESE!" Remember that headline? No? If you don't, it's not because you're too young to remember; it's because no . . .

Two more good reasons to annex Mexico
Erik Rush
March 26, 2007

In my newly-released book, Annexing Mexico: Solving the Border Problem Through Annexation and Assimilation, I outline an in-depth and quite feasible plan for . . .

The second most dangerous organization in America
Erik Rush
March 19, 2007

While researching a story about a city council race for a local newspaper, I came across one of the most disturbing and disgusting phenomena I've yet seen come . . .

So easy, a Muslim could do it!
Erik Rush
March 12, 2007

For those of you who have the luxury or prudence to have sworn off television, you're probably not familiar with the Geico automobile insurance company's ad . . .

Obamination 2: Wrath of the Obamanoids
Erik Rush
March 6, 2007

"We are an African people, and remain "true to our native land," the mother continent, the cradle of civilization." — "About Us" Page, Trinity United Church . . .

Ramos, Compean, and Dog: political prisoners
Erik Rush
February 26, 2007

If it had been Mexican Federales who'd shot an American drug smuggler in the behind then been prosecuted and imprisoned, I'm sure Amnesty International would be . . .

Erik Rush
February 21, 2007

How many Americans would vote for a presidential candidate who was the member of a church that professed the following credo? 1. Commitment to God 2. . . .

Freedom of screech
Erik Rush
February 19, 2007

I recently had the pleasure of being asked to speak at one of our institutions of higher education on the subject of cultural assimilation of ethnic / immigrant . . .

The Janus Factor
Erik Rush
February 12, 2007

According to Roman mythology, the god Janus had a number of functions, or responsibilities, if you will. One of the less prominent in the Roman pantheon, to be . . .

What, me Zionist?
Erik Rush
February 5, 2007

All hail the inscrutability of Israel's political machine! On Sunday, February 4, 2007, several news agencies reported that Ardeshire Hassanpour, a prize . . .

My slugfest with New York Times columnist
Erik Rush
January 29, 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 . . .

Cultural vigilantism
Erik Rush
January 22, 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, . . .

The law of the jungle
Erik Rush
January 15, 2007

The law of the jungle is so hard to break, When death walks behind you with each step you take... — Gary Moore, guitarist and songwriter of Thin Lizzy fame  . . .

The bare necessities
Erik Rush
January 8, 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 . . .

For the sake of our children, library confidentiality regulations must go!
Erik Rush
January 3, 2007

WBBM-TV, the Chicago CBS news affiliate broadcast a story on November 3, 2006 followed by a synopsis on their website entitled "Your Library May Be A Safe Haven . . .

Where's our Soros?
Erik Rush
January 1, 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 . . .

'Tis the season to be warring
Erik Rush
December 24, 2006

War: (1): a state of usually open and declared armed hostile conflict between states or nations (2) archaic: soldiers armed and equipped for war (2a): a state . . .

You'll never work in this town... again?
Erik Rush
December 18, 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 . . .

Are we freakin' stupid, or what?
Erik Rush
December 11, 2006

"I'll go so far as to say that someone who is not keeping an eye on a group of six imams chanting in an airport waiting area and then spreading out on a plane . . .

Cultural cooties
Erik Rush
December 4, 2006

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 . . .

Waking up "black America" -- whatever that is...
Erik Rush
November 27, 2006

An article of mine appeared in WorldNetDaily the other day in which I flayed New York Congressman Charlie Rangel over his proposal to reinstate the draft as  . . .

Proretrogressives and the last wake-up call
Erik Rush
November 20, 2006

"What's the point? They're all crooks." — My father, on voting. As the U.S. Capitol custodial staff scrubs bloody chunks of the Republicans' former majority . . .

Have an Amster-dam good time!
Erik Rush
November 13, 2006

"If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of . . .

PR war, BS election
Erik Rush
November 6, 2006

It will all be over shortly, for better or worse; many agree that the midterm election of 2006 is (or was, if you're reading this after 11/7/06) perhaps more . . .

If I were Al-Qaeda, I'd strike now
Erik Rush
November 4, 2006

Once again, credit where credit is due: This column is the result of a conversation with a friend with whom I often discuss geopolitics — and an exceptionally . . .

"We're looking for a few useful idiots"
Erik Rush
October 30, 2006

Some years back, certain recruitment advertising for the U.S. Marine Corps carried the slogan: "We're Looking for a Few Good Men." I'm thinking that the above . . .

Hugo Chavez: Pat Robertson was right
Erik Rush
October 23, 2006

On August 23, 2005, Christian broadcaster and one-time presidential hopeful Pat Robertson called for United States intelligence operatives to assassinate . . .

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