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How can the left be as adept as the right-wing spin machine at communicating its political agenda? Learn how to use the tools.

The oppression of Muslim women is a major theme among the Islamofascistly aware. If only they felt the same about other women on earth.

Some herald the election of an Indian-American Republican governor as a milestone, but the poor and black citizens of Louisiana aren't among them.

Consider the plight of the embattled liberal hawks and their lonely struggle to discredit the left.

The Christian right is embroiled in an internal culture war, pitting true believers against pragmatists looking for a candidate to satisfy the antitax and neoconservative wings of the GOP.

Bush and the neocons are trying to save their crumbling reputations by blaming critics of the war for the debacle.

He has a strong claim on the neoconservative heart, and if he ends up in the White House, the moribund neocons will rise again.

Christian conservatives play the porn card in an attempt to discredit Mitt Romney and advance the cause of Fred Thompson.

We're sickened by tainted food because our government is unwilling to eat into the profits of the corporations our regulators serve.

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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