Category Archives: Conservatives

Why Did Obama Even Give Robert Kagan the Time of Day?

As opposed to telling that horribly wrong warmonger to go fuck himself? From Robert Parry, who years ago broke much of the Iran-Contra story (boldface mine): Prominent neocons, including Nuland’s husband Robert Kagan, a co-founder of the Project for the … Continue reading

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The Governor Pence Scandal No One Is Talking About

It really hasn’t been a great week for the state of Indiana, with the worst hit being the signing of ‘right’ to discriminate (against gays) legislation. But what’s lost in all of that is Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has decided … Continue reading

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TPP: A Tea Party Test

With recent revelations of about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (‘TPP’)–it would allow corporations to sue governments through tribunals in order to overturn domestic laws–it’s interesting that most of the coverage of opposition to the TPP has focused on the … Continue reading

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They Really Don’t Like the Rest of Us

By now, you might have heard that Nazghul, Wisconsin governor, and presidential hopeful Scott Walker appears to have received $1.5 million from businessman John Menard Jr. While this raises all sorts of campaign finance related issues, what I find fascinating–in … Continue reading

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Did We Give Up When the Germans Bombed Pearl Harbor?

Hell no! Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said on Sunday cited Iran’s control of their own capital, Tehran, as a reason that the country had to be stopped from obtaining a nuclear weapon…. “Moreover, we have to stand up to Iran’s … Continue reading

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Chait Misses a Very Important Reason Why Republicans Will Never Have a Real Health-Care Plan

In a good article, Jonathan Chait lays out seven reasons “Why Republicans Will Never, Ever Have a Real Health-Care Plan”: 1. It has been a truism of American politics for decades that American voters are symbolically conservative and operationally liberal: … Continue reading

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Something You Probably Didn’t Know About Scott Walker

This man is considered presidential material: Walker idolizes Reagan. Every year, on their wedding anniversary, Walker and his wife celebrate Reagan’s birthday by serving (according to Walker’s memoirs) “macaroni and cheese casserole, and red, white, and blue Jelly Belly jelly … Continue reading

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