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Rick Perry And ‘Texanism’

Everybody who’s heard the classic live album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison remembers the audience of convicts erupting in bloodthirsty whoops when the singer growled out the line “I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.” According to Cash’s biographer Michael Streissguth, however, it never actually happened. A studio engineer created the […]

September 14, 2011

Birchers, Not Birthers: Top Tea Party Organization Buddies Up With Old-School Conspiracy Theorists

Tea Party members like to argue that the movement is fiscally conservative but not socially conservative. They want to cut taxes, they say, but don’t care about gay marriage or affirmative action. But this is a tough argument to make when the Tea Party group long considered the least conservative turns out to be in […]

June 24, 2011