Well, that was fast. No sooner do Kentucky Republicans nominate Rand Paul for the US Senate than a brand-new firestorm erupts over whether or not Republicans support desegregation, thanks to Paul’s partial (and quickly-abandoned) criticism of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Surveying conservative reaction to the controversy, the Daily Beast’s Benjamin Sarlin finds that “The [...]
Political disagreements in the U.S. are harsh, and generally, the opposition is always the most juvenile. It seems under every administration, the opposition party does whatever it can to make the public believe the president is a liar, tyrant, traitor, extremist ideologue, or any other negative adjective, and often the party in power responds with [...]
The last few months have been full of conservatives railing against the anti-American attitude that is all too present in the wildly successful 3D sensation Avatar. Once the hype over that film dies something will have to take its place; what if there was a film about ACORN? As interesting as such a film could [...]
Even Obama, Biden and Pelosi seemed bored during the State of the Union Address. Obama couldn’t even gin up enough energy to discuss “Gitmo”. But it does not matter what he said. It’s all over for his presidency.
The Democrat Party now understands just how bad they blew it in 2009. This is good for the [...]
With characteristic hubris, people in this state like to think they’ve been at the leading edge of American politics since the “shot heard ’round the world” in 1775. And in the past few years, we’ve given the nation a preview of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign with Deval Patrick’s successful 2006 bid for governor; provided a [...]