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The Independentists

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Donald Trump, Dumpee: Forgetting to Use the GOP Racial Dog-Whistle Is an Expensive Mistake

Republican candidates who wanted to play to the “angry white men” were in the past slightly more subtle.

Posted on Jul 4, 2015 READ MORE


GOP Fireworks

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Posted on Jul 3, 2015 READ MORE



Trump: A Farce to Be Reckoned With

Anxiety-ridden GOP masterminds will eventually find a way to solve the Trump Problem. Until they do, however, the Republican Party threatens to become as much of a laughingstock as what David Letterman used to call “that thing on Donald Trump’s head.”

Posted on Jul 3, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: Robert Scheer: The Myth of Democrats as the Lesser Evil (Part 7 of 10)

In part seven of an interview series on The Real News Network’s “Reality Asserts Itself,” Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay that America’s ruling parties are composed not of ideologues committed to particular values but of careerists fortunately susceptible to public pressure.

Posted on Jul 3, 2015 READ MORE


Fox’s Good News

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Posted on Jul 2, 2015 READ MORE


Clown Car

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Posted on Jul 2, 2015 READ MORE


Chris Christie

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Posted on Jul 2, 2015 READ MORE



SCOTUS Wraps Up: 5 Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Current Term

The end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term has brought some big surprises for sure, but should either end of the political/social spectrum get excited about what the major decisions might mean?

Posted on Jun 29, 2015 READ MORE


Logos

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Posted on Jun 29, 2015 READ MORE


Bobby Jindal

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Posted on Jun 29, 2015 READ MORE


Obamacare

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Posted on Jun 27, 2015 READ MORE


Obamacare Target

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VIDEO: Jon Stewart to Bobby Jindal: ‘Crank It Up!’

After Donald Trump’s over-the-top presidential announcement—imbued with racist and offensive comments—Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal needed to come out swinging, said the “Daily Show” host.

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 READ MORE


Obamacare Republican Reaction

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Posted on Jun 26, 2015 READ MORE



The Fall of the Confederacy?

A native South Carolinian says finishing off the Confederate state of mind will require more than just getting rid of an offensive flag.

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 READ MORE



Americans Have the Right to Be Free—From Guns

As long as gun control is a cause linked to ideology and party—and as long as the National Rifle Association and its allies claim a monopoly on individual rights arguments—reasonable steps will be ground to death by the Washington Obstruction Machine.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: For the Sake of Comedy, Jon Stewart Begs Donald Trump to Make Good on His Promise to Run

After learning that Donald Trump hadn’t filed his paperwork to officially begin his campaign as a presidential candidate, the comedian nearly abandons “The Daily Show” early.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 READ MORE



VIDEO: Why Medicare Isn’t the Problem; It’s the Solution

Again and again in the upcoming election you’ll hear conservatives claim that Medicare — the health insurance program for America’s seniors — is running out of money and must be pared back.

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 READ MORE


Presidential Trans Fat

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Posted on Jun 23, 2015 READ MORE


The Gospel of Denial

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Posted on Jun 23, 2015 READ MORE



How Lindsey Graham and the GOP Lost the Chance to be Presidential Over Charleston

Since the core of the Republican Party is now white southerners, Sen. Lindsey Graham’s response to the Charleston attack tells us something key about the state of that party.

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 READ MORE


Trump

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Posted on Jun 22, 2015 READ MORE


Jeb!

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Posted on Jun 21, 2015 READ MORE


Trump Inaugural

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Posted on Jun 20, 2015 READ MORE


Trump, the Biggest Clown

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Posted on Jun 19, 2015 READ MORE



Citizens United: Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s Gift to Moneyed Interests

After he spent his early career learning the lobbying ropes in Sacramento, it was only natural that Kennedy as a Supreme Court member would ensure lobbyists’ stranglehold on American politics.

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 READ MORE


The Donald

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Posted on Jun 17, 2015 READ MORE


Jeb Bush in 2016

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Posted on Jun 17, 2015 READ MORE



Can the GOP Live Down Donald Trump’s Middle East ‘Policy’?

Comedians, bloggers, and pundits are ecstatic about The Donald throwing his toupee in the ring for the Republican nomination. The stories write themselves.

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 READ MORE



The Middle East Policy of President John Ellis ‘Jeb’ Bush: Iraq, Iran Wars?

It is hard to know what Jeb Bush’s Middle East policy would be from his wibbly-wobbly pronouncements, but that it would be imperial and aggressive can be deduced from his foreign policy advisory team.

Posted on Jun 16, 2015 READ MORE



Could John Kasich’s Anti-Green Legacy Propel Him to the White House?

The Ohio Republican may be too much of a maverick to get the nomination for the top job, but his anti-environment record could be just the ticket to the vice presidential spot.

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 READ MORE


Republican Base

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Posted on Jun 15, 2015 READ MORE


Amtrak

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Posted on Jun 15, 2015 READ MORE


Hastert

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Posted on Jun 15, 2015 READ MORE


Jeb’s Toss

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Posted on Jun 13, 2015 READ MORE


GOP’s Hail Marys

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Posted on Jun 13, 2015 READ MORE



The Central Fact About the Clintons the GOP Seems to Have Forgotten

After months of trying to weaken Hillary Clinton by pounding her with everything they’ve got, the amount of progress Republicans have made is pretty close to zero.

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 READ MORE



The Part of the Dennis Hastert Scandal That No One’s Paying Attention To

Washington has been rocked by the scandal of J. Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House.

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton and the Political Power of ‘You’

If Clinton wants the campaign to be about how she’d govern, she will have to inundate the media with substance.

Posted on Jun 8, 2015 READ MORE


GOP Punchline

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Posted on Jun 8, 2015 READ MORE


Tax Cuts

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Posted on Jun 8, 2015 READ MORE


Send In the Republicans

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Posted on Jun 7, 2015 READ MORE


Rick Perry for Prez

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Posted on Jun 6, 2015 READ MORE


Bozo Huckabee

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Posted on Jun 6, 2015 READ MORE



Can Jeb Bush Be His ‘Own Man’?

A few months into the presidential race, Bush has not been able to turn “contender” into “front-runner,” in part because he cannot seem to escape the legacy of the same last name that provides him so many privileges.

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 READ MORE


Primary Change

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Posted on Jun 4, 2015 READ MORE


Who Created ISIS?

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Posted on Jun 4, 2015 READ MORE



In Defending Dennis Hastert, Washington Forgets Sex Abuse Victims

Members of the American political elite feel they are protecting the establishment by giving the former House speaker the benefit of the doubt, just as the Vatican has done for accused priests for decades.

Posted on Jun 3, 2015 READ MORE


GOP

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Posted on Jun 3, 2015 READ MORE


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