Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Ted Cruz And The Politics Of Faith And Fear

There’s also a dynamic in which each candidate is compelled to out-Herod Herod. To be outflanked on the right is to lose ground.

July 28, 2015
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5 Reasons The GOP Can’t Let Marriage Equality (And Love) Win

The Republican party’s unwillingness to move past lost culture-war battles will continue into 2016. Here are 5 reasons same-sex marriage as an issue won’t go away soon.

June 29, 2015
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Right Wingers Rage Against Marriage Equality

Right-wingers are variously calling for defiance of the Supreme Court’s ruling — and warning that America could face the wrath of God.

June 26, 2015
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‘Religious Liberty’ Is The Next Frontier In Gay Rights Battle

In the next round of the marriage equality battle — expect to see same-sex rights pitted against the rights of those with religious objections.

June 26, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Crashes Bill O’Reilly’s Party

Larry inserted himself into the Fox News host’s show, in order to give some aerial support to the one liberal guest against Bill’s flip responses. “‘So what’?! Slavery gets a ‘So what’?!”

June 25, 2015
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5 Things To Remember About Bobby Jindal

While it can be hard to distinguish between the different players in this congested contest, Jindal stands out from the pack for the following five reasons.

June 24, 2015
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Bobby Jindal Announces Run For President With Bizarre Video

Bobby Jindal (R-LA) released a strange home movie to signal his entry in the presidential race.

June 24, 2015
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Poll: Ben Carson In First Place For Republicans — Just Barely

The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”

June 15, 2015
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Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Make Their Cases

The first big 2016 Republican presidential event in Florida saw seven potential candidates call for tax reform and less government.

June 2, 2015
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The Power Of Fear

Why does the GOP keep up the scare tactics? Because they always work. They have exploited the base’s fear of a black president for six years and each midterm election has rewarded their extremism.

May 22, 2015
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Giving The “Gays, Guns, And God” Bloc Reason To Stay Home In 2016

White evangelical voters don’t vote for things; they vote against them. And they vote against things by voting for the man who’s against them.

April 25, 2015
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The Best 2016 GOP Candidate Is Marco Rubio: 5 Reasons That’s Horrible

Despite his once-sane views on immigration, his pleasant demeanor, and his optimism, Marco Rubio’s policies are atrocious. Possibly even more atrocious than those of his Republican competitors.

April 13, 2015
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To Balance Budgets, Governors Seek Higher Education Cuts

Republican governors across the country are using education cuts to fill their budget shortfalls.

March 30, 2015
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What Would The 2016 Republican Hopefuls Do With An Iran Deal?

All of the prospective Republican candidates for 2016 agree they would undermine President Obama’s nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S.

March 27, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Reefer Madness

Another edition of “This Week In Crazy,” our weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

March 27, 2015
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Baton Rouge Emergency Room Closing Shows Cost Of Obamacare Fight

By rejecting Obamacare, Bobby Jindal opts out of Medicaid assistance for Baton Rougean, forcing neighborhood hospitals to close.

March 25, 2015
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Media’s Email Hysteria: Why Are Republicans Exempt?

If Clinton’s use of a private email account is so shocking to the Beltway media, why did they barely notice (and care even less) when millions of emails disappeared from the Bush White House?

March 13, 2015
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6 Jokes We Should Retire Before The 2016 GOP Primaries Get Going

A guide on how to laugh at the insane upcoming presidential campaign.

February 9, 2015
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Perry: Change Must Come From Outside DC

Yes, Rick Perry is still running for president.

February 6, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Secret Muslim State Of The Union

President Obama sends a hidden message, Dinesh D’Souza is the new Martin Luther King, and more.

January 23, 2015
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Politicians Agree: They Aren’t Scientists

It’s time to abandon this cheap talking point.

October 23, 2014
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Ebola And The 41 Million Uninsured Americans

Maybe blind opposition to expanding health insurance wasn’t such a genius idea.

October 9, 2014
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Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Wall Street is one of the biggest sources of funding for presidential campaigns, and many of the Republican Party’s potential 2016 contenders are governors, from Chris Christie of New Jersey and Rick Perry of Texas to Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Scott Walker of Wisconsin. And so, last week, the GOP filed a federal lawsuit […]

August 15, 2014
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Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Disappointing — and slightly embarrassing — news arrived on Tuesday for conservative Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, when a federal judge ruled in favor of MoveOn.Org, the liberal organization that put up a billboard in the state slamming Jindal’s refusal to expand Medicaid. MoveOn had been sued in March by lieutenant governor Jay Dardenne, whose office runs […]

April 8, 2014
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