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Conservative Leaders See Their Followers As Marks
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, society, conservatives, government, corruption, dishonesty, politics, propaganda, ethics, republicans )

- 661 days ago -
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

- 676 days ago -
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 )

- 803 days ago -
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 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 )

- 1567 days ago -
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 )

- 2062 days ago -
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 )

- 2246 days ago -
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 )

- 2266 days ago -
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 )

- 2281 days ago -
Sizzling: Mark Sanford's Evengelical GOP Fundy Chairwoman of State Board of Ed is allegedly an Internet Pornographer.
Failure to Prosecute: Why Obama Is Having Trouble Passing Health Care Reform
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: HR676, health_care_reform, government, conservatives )

- 2282 days ago -
President Obama apparently believes that prosecuting Bush Administration officials for torture and other crimes would be a "distraction" from more important matters, such as health care reform. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Heritage Foundation Slams Anti-Child Rape Bill As "Overcriminalization"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Child Pornography, Child Prostitution, H.R. 3513, Heritage Foundation, Overcriminalization, Prevention And Deterrence Of Crimes Agai, Rape, Sex Trafficking, Conservatives, pedophilia, Radical Republicans, Politics News )

- 2299 days ago - harsh penalties on child sex offenders is an example of Big Government overreaching its authority in order to punish "trivial conduct," the Heritage Foundation reveals just how much the conservative movement has lost touch with American families.
Former Bush Administration Officials Are Having Trouble Finding Work.»
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: George Bush, Republicans, Neocons, Conservatives, unemployment, bank failures, mortgage crisis, credit crunch, dishonesty, lies, corruption, coverup, propaganda, politics )

- 2472 days ago -
Only 25% to 30% of ex-Bush officials seeking full-time jobs have succeeded...That "is much, much worse" than when Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton left the White House...
The Guide to the Republican Conservative Palinguage Vol.2 -- the People's Edition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Christian Fundamentalists, Conservatives, Sarah Palin, Politics News )

- 2638 days ago -
If you are biracial and born in a state not connected to the lower 48, America needs darn near 2 years to "get to know you." If you're white and from a state not connected to the lower 48, America needs 36 minutes and 38 seconds to know you're "one of
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Sarah Palin, John McCain, Republicans, Independents, Conservatives, Christianists, Fundamentalists, corruption, coverup, campaign 2008 )

- 2643 days ago -
Conservative activists couldn't be more pleased with the addition of Sarah Palin to the Republican ticket. The religious right is ecstatic with the announcement. But what about regular folks? Time's Joe Klein sat in on yet another Luntz focus group ...
Palin : A Breathtakingly Reckless VP Choice -
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John McCain, Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Republicans, Conservatives, RNC, media, ALaska, corruption, lobbyists, BIG OIL, campaign 2008 )

- 2645 days ago -
As a purely political matter, McCain's choice of Palin will overshadow this week's convention... the media will rightly be doing their job, trying to figure out who Palin is. Palin, not Obama, will be the issue, in a way that Romney...would not have been
Does This Make George H.W. Bush Unpatriotic?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NeoCons, Republicans, Conservatives, George H.W. Bush, Barack Obama, National Anthem )

- 2832 days ago -
The Conservative blogosphere says that Barack Obama isn't patriotic enough to be President because he was photographed without his hand over his heart during the National Anthem.

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