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Neocon think tanks get millions from wealthy donors, which they use to game the system, buy influence—and push for regime change.

Protest

There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.

St. Regis Monarch Bay Resort

This is what happens when Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, Tom Cotton, Cory Gardner and a gang of the world’s richest people meet behind closed doors.

Fox News

The mainstream and liberal press’s quixotic search for a ‘good’ conservative merely reinforces the soft bigotry of low expectations.

Charles Krauthammer

Instead of rescuing forgotten truths, neocons like Charles Krauthammer devise novel fallacies.

Cowboy Indian Alliance

If the Nevada rancher is forced to pay taxes or grazing fees, he should pay them to the Shoshone.

Blogs

Republican presidential candidates think economic and fiscal problems will be solved by magic instead of policies.

September 13, 2011

It was 1988 all over again, as one GOP presidential candidates joked about Al Gore, hailed Michael Dukakis' job-creation record and revealed the dark side of Ronald Reagan's presidency. Then Rick Perry went all Herbert Hoover on Social Security.

September 7, 2011

The candidate comes forward with a detailed economic plan that would hinder recovery and lower revenue. 

September 7, 2011

The Texas governor has won in state by appealing to the GOP base. But how will that play in a national election?

September 7, 2011

Rick Perry is enjoying the same bump that Michele Bachmann had, especially among Tea Paryiers, but that doesn’t mean he is the Tea Party favorite, yet.

September 6, 2011

AT&T gave Governor Perry huge campaign contributions and bought hundreds of copies of his book. Now, he thinks the government should go easy on AT&T’s merger request. Go figure.

September 1, 2011

 The first Republican candidate's jobs plan is just a collection of right wing talking points. 

September 1, 2011

The former veep once campaigned against Perry, dismissing the Texas governor as a “real talker” rather than the “real deal.” Now, Cheney’s on Fox talking up Perry. What gives? Cheney’s got a thing for “managing” inept and inexperienced governors of Texas.

September 1, 2011

With his new revisionist memoir, Dick Cheney is more concerned about maintaining status within the Republican party than he is about selling books.

August 31, 2011

Mitt Romney has adopted a series of hard-core right-wing positions, but he's still the candidate of the GOP elite because they know better than to believe him. 

August 30, 2011