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Tea Party Boycotts Fox News For Being Too Liberal

Now this is a bizarre development: Tea Party members have decided to boycott Fox News because they feel the network has shifted too far to the left. From The Daily Beast: “Particularly after the election, Fox keeps turning to the … Continue reading

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How Moral Thinking Makes Us Liberal Or Conservative

Jonathan Haight, author of The Righteous Mind: Why We Are Divided By Religion And Politics (my review is forthcoming) delivers an excellent TED presentation about his moral ideas. Haight is a moral psychologist who has turned from a very liberal political view … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: Obama Basically A Moderate Republican

Noam Chomsky, in an interview with The Young Turk’s Cenk Uygur, discusses whether or not Barack Obama’s is a progressive. The Huffington Post: Chomsky went on to say that Obama was “kind of a mainstream centrist with some concerns for … Continue reading

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Jon Huntsman Is The GOP’s Best (And Maybe Only) Hope

The American Conservative is running a story by Leon Hadar that argues Jon Huntsman is still the GOP’s best hope for a legitimate Presidential candidate. I agree completely. Hadar begins by reminding us that if Huntsman had been their candidate, President Obama would not … Continue reading

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The Republican Plan To Steal Our Elections

Republican presidential candidates have lost the popular election in five of the last six elections. As demographics change in the US, this trend will only get worse for them; there are only so many old, white voters as it is. … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: Closet Republican?

Leon Hadar at The American Conservative thinks Obama’s foreign policy looks like George W. Bush’s, while his domestic policy looks like Eisenhower or Nixon: …I never considered Obama to be a non-interventionist or a member of the peace movement. In fact, both … Continue reading

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Reagan’s Economic Advisor, “GOP is full of crazy, ignorant Tea Partiers.”

Bruce Bartlett is a longtime Republican operative and conservative intellectual. He has served as Senior Economic Advisor to Ronald Reagan and worked on the staff of Ron Paul and is widely credited as the father of supply-side economics. He writes an … Continue reading

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