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University of North Carolina

What began as isolated ideological attacks is looking more and more like a wholesale gutting of the state’s public colleges.

Twenty-one states have refused to expand Medicaid, leaving millions of sick Americans without decent healthcare. 

Here’s another reminder that “personal responsibility” is a principle relevant only to the poor and the black.

It sure is a bracing feeling for the chair-bound intellectual to imagine himself the drivetrain in the engine of history.

Wanggaard

In Wisconsin, a new bill is threatening to kill workers’ one day of rest.

Blogs

The Council of Conservative Citizens, which helped inspire Roof’s rampage, condemns the killings, but says he had “legitimate grievances.”

June 22, 2015

The anti-abortion movement claims that no one wants to see the law come down on women who end their pregnancies, but it’s already happening.

June 10, 2015

The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June. 

May 19, 2015

Texas messes with the Feds.

May 8, 2015

Huckabee’s formula—very conservative on social issues but defending Social Security and opposing free trade—could upset a lot of calculations.

May 6, 2015

Conservatives say they hate identity politics, but they practice a particularly crude version of them.

May 4, 2015

The Kochs adore Walker, but there’s a problem. He polls poorly against Clinton—even in his home state.

April 21, 2015

When it counts, the newest Republican presidential candidate sides with autocrats who thwart local control, democracy and, yes, liberty.

April 7, 2015

And he wants you to put down your tallywhacker right now.

April 7, 2015

He’s just five simple steps away from being elected.

March 31, 2015