Spotlight: How Democrats Got a Spine

How Democrats Got a Spine The Republican Party taught them how to be uncompromising. >By David Weigel | Oct. 4 2013 6:54 PM | Re-post | Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images It’s easy to forget, but this year began with a nick-of-time congressional compromise. At the 11th hour, with Washington’s supply of clichés nearly depleted, the House and Senate approved a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. The Bush tax […]

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Spotlight: The Paul Ryan edition

The Paul Ryan edition Friends — This weekend, Mitt Romney chose the intellectual leader of the Tea Party as his nominee for vice president. By doing so, Romney catered to the far right and doubled down on the failed top-down economic policies that crashed our economy and hurt the middle class. It’s our job to make sure the voters get the facts about their plans — and to get President […]

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The Impending Violence Of The Failing Right Wing

>by Justin “Filthy Liberal Scum” Rosario | May 29, 2012 | [Don’t fall for this: This flag stands for actual freedom -[Don’t Tread On Me] crap! Gbismarc!] I’ve written about this several times and it is absolutely vital to remember: time is not on the side of the right. The base of the conservative movement is old, white, Christian and extremely bigoted. As they die off (while draining every penny from Medicare, […]

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