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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.

Vladimir Putin

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

Blogs

 According to recent polls, Michele Bachmann is second only to Mitt Romney in Iowa and New Hampshire. But hold your horses. 

July 13, 2011

Republicans even recruited fake Democrats to run in Tuesday's primaries. But voters chose the real Democrats by overwhelming margins.

July 13, 2011

The primary voting to choose challengers to six targeted Republican senators is just the start of the process of holding anti-labor Republican Governor Scott Walker and his legislative allies to account. 

July 12, 2011

Republican presidential candidates say we should not raise the debt ceiling. Have they lost their minds?

July 12, 2011

The president has not gotten everything right in the course of the debt ceiling debate. But he was right to call Michele Bachmann out as the irresponsible professional pol that she is.

July 11, 2011

Governor Scott Walker, Senate majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald Fitzwalkermandered districts: radically altering lines, drawing Democratic incumbents and challengers out while doing everything they could to confuse and abuse the electorate.

July 11, 2011

The former first lady fought for the Equal Rights Amendment, defended Roe v. Wade and worked with NOW. Once upon a time in America, that was not unreasonable to expect of a Republican.

July 9, 2011

His budget gimmicks as governor contributed to the current crisis.

July 7, 2011

Weak Republican fundraising shows they are still unexcited by their presidential candidates.

July 6, 2011

Establishment pundits have finally figured out that the Republican Party has been completely consumed by right-wing extremism.

July 5, 2011