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Meet the religious conservatives at the faith-based feeding trough who are getting rich controlling sex education in America.

The New York Sun's alleged success is a figment of its conservative owners' imaginations.

Randall Tobias isn't the first abstinence czar to run afoul of the moral agenda he promoted. It's time Congress stopped this dangerous crusade.

How else to explain why arrogant incompetents like Paul Wolfowitz rose to power in the Bush Administration?

Thank you, Ann Coulter, for reviving the principled but media-neglected presidential candidacy of John Edwards.

VideoNation's report from this year's Conservative Political Action Committee meeting in Washington reveals the ugly side of right-wing politics.

Outraged by his failure to stick to a far-right agenda as he pursues the presidency, Senator John McCain's conservative base in Arizona is abandoning him.

Dinesh D'Souza revs up the Republican base with a book arguing that lifestyles of the decadent left triggered Muslim anger that led to 9/11.

Right-wing culture warriors gathered in LA to praise
ABC for its flawed 9/11 docudrama, talk up a conservative version of
The Daily Show and release a thriller fueled by a nativist
agenda.

The Christian "Quiverfull" movement measures a mother's spiritual resolve by the number of children she raises, each one an arrow in the quiver of God's army.

Blogs

Debunking climate change and other myths of liberal “science.”

January 27, 2015

As Republicans beg for the favor of the oligarchs, the Vermont Senator challenges billionaire politics.

January 24, 2015

Conservatives are outraged at Obama’s tax proposals because they won’t help stay-at-home parents. But we already help them—unless they’;re poor, that is.

January 23, 2015

The new senator from Iowa credits the billionaires and their allies: they “really started my trajectory.”

January 20, 2015

Is it really surprising that a figurehead of the party that seeks to deny healthcare to huge numbers of people of color, deport as many immigrants as possible, and strip away the right to vote once rubbed shoulders with white supremacists?

January 14, 2015

The late senator, who was once considered a vice presidential prospect, tried to prevent the GOP’s lurch to the right.

January 7, 2015

From demanding Obama's birth certificate to advocating a return to landowner-only voting rights, the newest contender for House Speaker has quite a track record.

January 6, 2015

The fresh face of the Republican Party voted twice against making Martin Luther King Day a holiday.

December 31, 2014

The short answer: Pretty badly, but it could have been worse.

November 5, 2014