4 Headlines That Show the Downright Weird State of America Today

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries 4 Headlines That Show the Downright Weird State of America Today A series of recent headlines reflect the troubled state of America. The first reads straight out of Orwell: “Oregon officials propose a permanent mask mandate.” One upside to the lockdown era has been the outing of not-so-subtle authoritarian streaks of…

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The Clever Trick Progressives Are Using to Advance an Increasingly Leftist Agenda

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries The Clever Trick Progressives Are Using to Advance an Increasingly Leftist Agenda Last week, so-called climate activists dumped 12 wheelbarrows full of cow manure in front of the White House. Plenty of adoring media were present to memorialize the event. The Earth Day protest was a not-too-subtle reminder that the Biden…

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Football Field at 50 Yard

Bob Ehrlich Commentaries American Lessons from My Son’s Friday Night High School Football Game I attended a high school football game last Friday night. It was my youngest son’s school against a local rival that had beaten our team in last year’s playoffs. Our son is the starting quarterback, so, of course, my wife and…

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The Media Will Keep Blaming Everything on Trump Until Normal Americans Say 'Enough!'

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries The Media Will Keep Blaming Everything on Trump Until Normal Americans Say ‘Enough!’ My April 5 column argued that three seminal events (COVID-19, George Floyd and Jan. 6) formed the predicate for what can fairly be described as our ongoing cultural revolution. My thesis did not cover new ground but rather…

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Two women wearing "Black Lives Matter" masks participate in the "Justice for George Floyd" march to the Minnesota State Capitol on March 19, 2021, in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries 6 of the Most Dangerous Ways Leftists Used COVID to Radically Change America Last week’s column attributed the country’s present leftward lurch to three primary events: the COVID-19 pandemic, the death of George Floyd and the Capitol Hill riot. Each has created not-so-subtle opportunities for a cultural transformation. Indeed, Rahm Emanuel’s…

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There Is Common Ground Between Right and Left - The Rejection of Authoritarian Censorship

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries There Is Common Ground Between Right and Left – The Rejection of Authoritarian Censorship The right half of a divided America continues in a state of frustration. It has been a year since its world was turned upside-down in what can now, in retrospect, be classified as the recipe for a…

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3 Ways You Can Help Cancel 'Cancel Culture'

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries 3 Ways You Can Help Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’ There is an interesting paradox in today’s politics in that those who are most often the targets of cancel culture are not themselves practitioners of the art. Americans with right-of-center opinions simply do not switch to shutdown mode when confronted with opposing viewpoints.…

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By Order of Joe Biden, No More America First

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries Biden Said He’d Ditch ‘America First,’ And in 1 Month He’s Done It “America First”: It was one of the more effective campaign slogans in recent memory. Only President Barack Obama’s “Hope and Change” could match it in terms of voter awareness and intensity. The successful employment of both slogans in…

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Governor Bob Ehrlich Commentaries I Had No Idea How Literally Dems Would Take ‘Rules for Thee but Not for Me’ Many of you recall Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America.” That campaign document comprised ten promises that then-Minority Whip Newt Gingrich and his team thought would prove popular with the voting public. History reflects that Newt…

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How the Left Is Making Sure We Can't Keep Our Republic

How the Left Is Making Sure We Can’t Keep Our Republic Sometimes life’s hard truths come around to smack you in the mouth. A big one hit me recently as I attempted to make sense of the unnerving events post-Nov. 3. It was a realization I had postponed for years. I refer to our national…

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