Opinion: Beware of Anti-Trump Republican Apostates Claiming Conservatism Isn’t Racist

Defending conservativism against charges it is an inherently racist ideology has become de rigeur among not just that sector of Republicans that has for some time sought to distinguish and distance themselves from Trump but also among more recent apostates jumping the sinking Trumpist GOP Titanic. read more

Steve King Says ‘We Can’t Restore Our Civilization With Somebody Else’s Babies’

Steve King tweeted that "culture and demographics are our destiny. We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies."

Dana Perino Explains Why She is a Conservative – And She is ALL Wrong

Feel free to laugh: "I gravitate to facts, logic, and reality, whereas to me, liberalism is based on theory, and feelings, and fantasy."

Conservative Attitudes Toward Women Haven’t Evolved in 2000 Years

Women stood up for their rights in the Roman forum 2000 years ago, and women today are forced to do the same or consent to male control

Donald Trump Drops the Reagan Bomb: Says He Has Evolved Like Reagan

Donald Trump is now evoking Ronald Reagan to explain the dramatic "evolution" of his political views from liberal to wacky conservative

NY Times Columnist David Brooks Missed The Mark Slamming Cruz’s Non-Christian “Brutalism”

Brooks slammed Cruz for manufacturing "an atmosphere of menace" but Cruz's scorched-Earth religious agenda is right out of the Old Testament

The Liberal Project Goes into Another Year, Weathered but Unbeaten

The liberal project's foe is a conservative ideology that de-legitimizes other modes of thought, compromise and a thought for the common weal

Book Review: The Future of Whiteness


I don’t like to overuse the term “must read” but Linda Martin Alcoff’s The Future of Whiteness (2015, Polity) is a must-read. We live in the era of white reaction to non-whites getting equal rights, and changing demographics – by 2050 white Europeans will no longer be a majority – have created a frenzy of over-reaction on the right, and some problems on the left too, as Bernie Sanders found out when Black Lives Matter upstaged him and demanded to be heard. read more

The Right Attacks Bernie Sanders As Michael Savage Calls Candidate a “Liberal Weasel Jew”

According to Michael Savage, Sanders is not only a "liberal weasel Jew" but secretly a front man for Clinton to make her look like a centrist

Yale Instructor David Brooks Says “Campus Crusaders” Are Moral Zealots, Anti-Free Speech


In a post-9/11 world, self-styled “moderate” conservative and New York Times Op-Ed columnist David Brooks has carved out a cottage industry conflating morality with anti-liberal politics. To be fair to Brooks, this has been a good business opportunity afforded by the “Do as I say, not as I do” public hypocrisy of the modern conservative movement and its 24/7 mouthpiece, Fox News. read more

The Revolution is Not Over, My Friends

Conservatives have for a long time controlled the discourse on freedom and liberty, but these are liberal ideals, and we must take them back

On His Birthday Remember Reagan’s Extremism Drives Republicans’ Agenda

Instead of celebrating B-movie actor Ronald Reagan's birthday today, Americans should reflect, deeply regret, and grieve that they and their parents foolishly gave bad actor the power to set in motion America's thirty-year march toward theocracy and corporate fascism. A march today's conservative religion is closer to enacting than ever before.

The Republican Party Has Become a Haven For All Forms of Right Wing Extremism

The Pew survey should disabuse Americans of the notion that the teabagger or Republican movements are not havens for right wing extremism,.

What Conservatives Fear Most Is a Well Educated America

Conservatives are terrified of a well-educated populace, and for over a year the terror du jour is Common Core that the great majority of conservative Christian fear-mongers have little-to-no comprehension of what it entails.

Another Conservative Plan to Take Their States and Go Home

Loathe what the liberals stand for, meet their agenda with animosity, cultivate a visceral desire to wipe it from the face of the Earth. Hate, hate, hate it with the fires of a thousand burning suns.

Republicans Insult America by Making Paul Ryan the Face of Compassionate Conservatism

To put Ryan's face on the new compassionate conservatism is an affront to any American familiar with his contempt for suffering Americans.

Can The Conservative Mind Be Changed?

Accumulating research suggests political beliefs are hard-wired into our biology, so can conservatives change their minds?

The Tea Party Adds the GOP to its List of Enemies to be Destroyed

The Heritage Foundation's Tim Chapman says, "We have an opportunity to take over the party and it will be in the next election."