2012 Election

Eric Cantor’s letter spells out the continuing ALEC/Koch right-wing agenda

Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life…

9 years ago

Just as you thought mass shooting stories couldn’t get more grotesque, 20 children are gunned down

Five decent, caring, dedicated and hard working adults were wiped out in Sandy Hook Elementary School by someone brandishing two…

9 years ago

The vicious red states are engaging in an attack on the public school system

South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private…

9 years ago

The Demographics of Progress and the Demise of the America of Conservative Dreams

The numbers don't lie: they didn't lie on Election Night, and they do not lie in the longer run when…

9 years ago

You live in Michigan? Your rights are optional

If you want to get an idea of what Republican revenge for President Obama's victory in 2012 looks like, look…

9 years ago

Conservatives Introduce Their New Fantasy: Barack the Destroyer

Bryan Fischer introduces Barack the Destroyer, the man who wants to destroy America and make Americans suffer because of their…

9 years ago

Oregon GOP County Chair Gets the Boot for Claiming Democrats Seek Utopian Enslavement

Gary Bray, Republican Party chairman in Washington County, Oregon, called liberalism an 'atheistic cult' which seeks 'utopian enslavement'

9 years ago

President Obama Hits 53%, His Highest Job Approval Rating in 3 Years

American voters approve of President Barack Obama's job performance by 53-40 percent, his best approval rating in three years.

9 years ago

The Religious Right Freaks Out Over West Point’s First Same-Sex Marriage

When West Point hosted its first gay marriage this past weekend, the Religious Right went bananas, talking about moral cliffs…

9 years ago

Puzzled Republicans; here are the reasons African Americans gave the President 93% of their votes

The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as…

9 years ago

Why Conservatives are Wrong When They Say Liberalism Will Fail

Conservatives have convinced themselves of libearlism's illigitimacy; now they have convinced themselves liberalism will fail

9 years ago

Obama’s Support for Israel’s Iron Dome Gives GOP Fits of Cognitive Dissonance

Facts crash into belief where Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is concerned. How could Obama have paid for it…

9 years ago

Grover Norquist Faces a Full-Out Republican Revenue Insurrection

Apparently, to Grover Norquist an agreement with him is as legally binding as a mortgage, at least in his own…

9 years ago

Move Over Star Wars: A Trilogy of GOP Cognitive Dissonance: 2008, 2012, 2016

The Republican Party's doldrums are likely to continue until they acknowledge reality, but there are no signs of that happening…

9 years ago

Millions of jobs lost as corporations continue to set up overseas call centers

In calling in a missing paper report I was surprised to learn that my small newspaper used an overseas call…

9 years ago

Republicans Turn Charter School Officials Into the New Robber Barons

School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools…

9 years ago

Hardcore Conservative Saxby Chambliss Repudiates Norquist Tax Pledge

Cracks begin to appear in the no new taxes wall as Saxby Chambliss signals a willingness to rethink the question…

9 years ago

2012 is a special Thanksgiving thanks to key Congressional races

The 2012 election was especially satisfying for the Presidency and the new faces that will show up in Congress, especially…

9 years ago

Things I am Grateful for in 2012

Even in troubled times, there are a great many things to be grateful for. Here are a few of mine.

9 years ago

America is a Christian Nation. If We Don’t Like it, We Should Get Out

Another one of the 24 percent tells the 76 percent to get out because America is THEIR country: white and…

9 years ago

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