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Forget common ground--it's time to divide up the country.

If their struggle is like the civil rights
movement, why do Christian-rightists like Tony Perkins have so
many racist friends?

Conservative activists want to eliminate unsympathetic
judges--by any means necessary.

The Terri Schiavo case goes to the heart of political choices confronting the country.

Meet Jesse Lee Peterson, who says what the right would like to, but can't.

No flaying below the belt: That's the guiding principle behind the kinder, gentler version of Mel Gibson's biblical blood fest, which has hit the cineplex in time for the Easter season.

The right takes aim at the ivory tower--brandishing a new legislative agenda.

The neocon think tank's recent call for an increase in troop strength is myopic.

Blogs

As long as the GOP can put a patina of reasonableness over its conservative ideology, its candidates stand a chance.

February 27, 2015

Instead of writing endless dope stories about a presidential campaign in 2016 and what might happen a year from now, shouldn’t the news media be alerting people to the fight over Social Security Republicans are starting in early 2015?

February 16, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is getting bipartisan pushback against his attack on labor unions.

February 16, 2015

Forget about the Republican “war on science,” this presidential contender’s got a problem with universities focusing on public service and veracity.

February 4, 2015

GOP megadonor Paul Singer and Hillary Clinton booster Richard Perry have more in common than you’d think.

February 3, 2015

A minimally responsible Republican Party would not pander to this sort of thing. But that, of course, is not what we have.

February 3, 2015

The 2016 contender is running well because he’s the ultimate political insider.

February 1, 2015

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