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US Politics & Gov't

Our Scary New Congress: Meet 5 Tea Party Extremists Taking Office This Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Conservatives, wingnuts, Joni Ernst, Cory Gardner, jody hice, glenn grothman, mark walker, Tea Party, GOP, The Right, Politics News )

Judy
- 21 days ago - salon.com
These five hard-right Republicans promise to make the 114th Congress a spectacularly awful one.
Conservatives Want to Take People's Food Stamps Away--Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food stamps, social programs, conservatives, heartless, heartless scorn for the working classes, politics, news, republicans, lies, government )

Cal
- 61 days ago - takepart.com
Meanwhile, a new report shows why low-income Americans need the program now more than ever.
Jerry Seinfeld Questions Bill Maher: 'What Do You Care' If Hillary Clinton's Running or Not? (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, TV, Bill Maher, Jerry Seinfeld, conservatives, liberals, elections, Hilary Clinton, ethics, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - rawstory.com
Bill Maher and fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld sparred on Friday when their panel discussion on Real Time touched on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's presidential prospects.
Bill Maher Blasts 'Useless Obama Hacks' Who Refuse To Criticize NSA Surveilance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA spying, Bill Maher, liberals, conservatives, rights, freedoms, surveillance, police state, usa, politics, government, americans, obama )

Cal
- 193 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
He pointed fingers at liberals who refuse to criticize surveillance under President Obama's administration. During the segment he said, "If this was happening under Bush, liberals would be apoplectic
Why The Five Taliban Detainees Had To Be Released Soon, No Matter What
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, politics, government, congress, republicans, conservatives, media, war, military, troops )

Carrie
- 235 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Less than 48 hours after securing the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for 5 Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo, Republicans in Congress & conservative media began attacking the deal. In doing so, they are refusing to accept the reality of...
Bob Dole Says the GOP Is Way More Conservative Than It Was Even 20 Years Ago. He's Right.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bob Dole, Americans, conservatives, republicans, government, ethics, constitution, congress, usa, politics )

Carrie
- 276 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's Bob Dole on the current state of the Republican party: "I thought I was a conservative, but we've got some in Congress now who are so far right they're about to fall out of the Capitol."
Conservative Leaders See Their Followers As Marks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, society, conservatives, government, corruption, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, ethics, republicans )

Carrie
- 352 days ago - rawstory.com
In a very real sense, the conservative movement is just as much, if not more, about cataloging lists of suckers to exploit for profit as it is a political movement. Many of the obsessions of right wing fanatics go back to these kinds of grifts.
GOP Congressman: Wives Should "Voluntarily Submit" to Their Husbands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: STEVE PEARCE, SEXISM, MISOGYNY, VOLUNTARY SUBMISSION, GOP, REPUBLICAN PARTY, WAR ON WOMEN, CONSERVATIVES, CHRISTIANS, FUNDAMENTALISM )

Carrie
- 367 days ago - salon.com
Well, here's some unsolicited advice to the GOP on how it could perhaps have more success convincing women that they, too, care about their freedom and autonomy -- tell New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce to go far, far away.
So Now Conservatives Want To Talk About Mental Health?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, NRA, Americans, conservatives, gun control, mental health, republicans, government, ethics, crime, dishonesty, politics )

Carrie
- 494 days ago - nationalmemo.com
In the wake of a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association goes silent as its members and fans spew insults they learned from the movie Mean Girls at anyone who would dare talk about gun safety.
Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights act, conservatives, demographic change, voter suppression, blocking the minority vote, GOP, whiter, South, NAACP, civil rights )

Brian
- 714 days ago - thenation.com
"The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a 25 year effort to gut..."
Why Is Sean Hannity So Mad You're Having Sex? 5 Ways Conservatives Attack Sexual Freedom
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: propaganda, politics, republicans, conservatives, Radical Right, usa, media, news, freedoms, elections, ethics )

Cal
- 1258 days ago - alternet.org
Conservatives' attacks on sexuality have grown more radical, in the past year alone.
Guilty of Sedition? How the Right Is Undermining Our Government's Authority and Capability to Run the Country | | AlterNet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: constitution, conservatives, democracy, propaganda, militias, conspiracy )

Jelica
- 1753 days ago - alternet.org
Sedition: Crime of creating a revolt, disturbance, or violence against lawful civil authority with the intent to cause its overthrow or destruction -- Brittanica Concise Dictionary Well, finally. It's high time somebody had the guts to say the S-word -
Paul Krugman - The Politics of Spite
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, conservatives, radicals, Reagan, americans, politics, government, corruption, abuse, lies, dishonesty, economy, freedoms, healthcare, obama, Medicare, insurance, rights, safety, society, culture )

Tom
- 1936 days ago - nytimes.com
Conservative glee at America's rebuff by the Olympic Committee show that the guiding principle of Republicans is spite pure and simple. If they think something might be good for the president, they're against it -- whether or not it's good for America.
Some Fear GOP Is Being Carried to the Extreme
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, politics, government, GOP, fearmongering, politicians, republicans, dishonesty, corruption, lies, propaganda, constitution, congress, economy, abuse, paranoid, delusions, death, panels, birthers, palin, demint, wilson, beck, conservatives )

Tom
- 1957 days ago - latimes.com
They are "wild accusations and the paranoid delusions coming from the fever swamps," said David Frum, a conservative author and Bush speechwriter who is a vocal critic of the party base and of the conservative talk show hosts helping to fan the unrest.
Sex Education? :: SC Gov Sanford Has More Explaining to Do...
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, governor mark sanford, republican party, sex, education, pornography, board of education, evangelical, conservatives, christian, home school, kristin maguire, south carolina, erotic, chat room )

Marion
- 1971 days ago - bit.ly
Sizzling: Mark Sanford's Evengelical GOP Fundy Chairwoman of State Board of Ed is allegedly an Internet Pornographer.
 

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