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Bill Berkowitz is a longtime observer of the conservative movement.
How Republicans Intend to Kill Obamacare
Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
Don't fall for a "reconciliation bill." It's a slow process, but it a killing just the same.
Family Research Council's Starkly Anti-Gay Ken Blackwell Leading Trump's Domestic Transition Team
Posted on: Nov 15, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
He was also accused of voter suppression while Secretary of State of Ohio.
When the Election Is Over, It Will Not Be Done
Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
Republicans will have to deal with struggling, white, working class families that have bought into the Trump vision.
Will Closeted Trump Voters Pull a Bradley Effect?
Posted on: Oct 9, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
What happens in the voting booth isn't necessarily what's revealed in polls.
Will Kaepernick's Protest Against Racism Spread to Baseball?
Posted on: Sep 26, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
Next season will be the 70th anniversary of that day in April when the Brooklyn Dodgers' Jackie Robinson took the field.
Paleoconservative Pat Buchanan Stirring Revolution Pot If Trump Loses
Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Truthout
Straining for relevance, Buchanan attaches himself to Trump, expresses admiration for Vladimir Putin.
Riding Trump's Wave, Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke Runs for Senate
Posted on: Jul 30, 2016, Source: Truthout
He promises to be a voice for "European Americans," in Louisiana.
Compassion-Challenged Christian Right’s Reaction to Orlando Murders
Posted on: Jun 17, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
Virulently anti-LGBT pastor Steven Anderson reacted to the terrorist attack … by happily announcing that "there’s 50 less pedophiles in this world."
Watch out for Trump Becoming the 'Law-and-Order' Candidate
Posted on: Jun 3, 2016, Source: Truthout
Trump himself has spoken about punching protesters in the mouth.
Meet the Richest, Most Controversial Operative in Republican Politics
Posted on: Jun 1, 2016, Source: Truthout
Rex Elsass has created something of a cult.
Evangelical Leaders May Embrace Trump the Sinner
Posted on: May 27, 2016, Source: Truthout
400 social conservative leaders may be meeting with Trump in the coming weeks in New York City.
Why Are Evangelicals Fighting Over Ted Cruz's Religious Beliefs?
Posted on: May 3, 2016, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
The question of whether Cruz is a Dominionist will linger because the available evidence suggests that he is.
Hillary Bashing by the Right: Crafty, Cruel, And Commoditized
Posted on: Oct 18, 2015, Source: The Smirking Chimp
It started out as a small-time cottage industry but it's developed into a political/entrepreneurial trend.
Why You Need to Understand Evangelical Christianity's Outrageous and Influential Far-Right Fringe
Posted on: Sep 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet
Its followers believe the Bible and its laws should rule over every aspect of life.
"Good Christian" and Child Molester Josh Duggar Shows His Moral Hypocrisy Yet Again
Posted on: Aug 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet
How low can this guy get?
Right-Wing Reactionaries Are Trying to Take Over the World of Science Fiction
Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet
This year the controversy over the Hugo awards may have reached a tipping point.
Elliott Abrams, Enabler of Massacres in Latin America, Is Back Shilling for War With Iran
Posted on: Aug 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet
This guy is the worst.
Why Is the Mainstream Media Running Away From Max Blumenthal's New Book About Israel?
Posted on: Jul 17, 2015, Source: Truthout
The media has a history of refusing to acknowledge Israel's sharpest critics.
Many of Jeb Bush's Foreign Policy Advisors Should Be Brought Before the International Criminal Court
Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: Buzzflash at Truthout
The potential presidential hopeful is trying to separate himself from his father and brother over foreign policy.
Guess Who's Boycotting '50 Shades of Grey' Ahead of the Film's Release?
Posted on: Feb 10, 2015, Source: The Smirking Chimp
You can bet that American Family Association will not be in the front row when the movie premieres.
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