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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 9 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
- 52 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
- 92 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
- 168 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
- 183 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
- 311 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
- 531 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
- 1074 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
- 1569 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
- 1753 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
- 1773 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
- 1788 days ago - bit.ly
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 )

Just
- 1790 days ago - opednews.com
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 )

Blue
- 1807 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
...by 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 )

Blue
- 1979 days ago - thinkprogress.org
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...
 

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