Third Party 2.0 – Will Fiscal Conservatives Dump The Tea and the GOP?
UPDATED – Fiscal Conservatives. They’re the lost tribe of American politics, wandering the political desert for the GOP’s 40 year descent into extremist Tea Party Libertarianism. A recent NBC News/Wall Street … Continue reading
Is the Neocon-Tea Party War Running American Democracy Over the Political Cliff?
The future of this Democracy is no longer a Republican-Democrat thing. It rests in the results of a dogfight for the steering wheel of the GOP’s 1966 Thunderbird as it … Continue reading
This Doomed Elephant Can’t Change Its Spots
The punditocracy has been abuzz for a post-election news cycle rife with the electoral stomping that Mitt Romney and the GOP took from minorities and women. Wonks and wags … Continue reading
When Politics Becomes Religion
“I Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” is a bumper sticker, a mantra, and an ignorant badge of honor and a disturbing trend: Ignorance is Right-hip. Birtherism, and baseless claims of … Continue reading
Paul Ryan’s Con of America on God, Government, and the Governed
Our freedom is derived from God and nature, not government. It’s a big applause line for V.P. hopeful Paul Ryan on the stump, and it got a huge whoop at … Continue reading
The Republican Un-Civil War – The Neocons and the Tea Party Fight for Control of the GOP
This election is not about Obama-Romney as much as it is about the very uncivil Civil War being conducted in the Republican Party, where one of its two factions is … Continue reading
The Trojan Library: Is Lying Like Republicans a Path to Progressive Victory?
Should Democrats use the same tactics as Republicans, employ deceptive negative advertising? American voters seem Pavlovianly conditioned to respond to it after two generations. The modern tale of the Trojan Library, … Continue reading
Five Things You Can Do to Take America Back from Tea Party Teahadis
It is fashionable to say that you’re so frustrated with the way things are going. So quit complaining and DO SOMETHING. Teahadis rail about their Constitutional Rights, but what … Continue reading