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Bob Inglis

Ideology vs. Reality in Public Policy

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Robert Whitcomb

Most of us have ideologies sometimes blocking us from looking at reality head on. But then, facts can be anxiety-provoking.

Here Are the Jobs!

D. R. Tucker | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Far from killing jobs, this policy would create jobs and protect lives. When House Speaker John Boehner asks, "Where are the jobs?", advocates of market-based emissions-reduction policies can point to this study and say, "Right here!"

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh in

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Inglis's point of view about getting rid of all energy subsidies has hit a supportive chord with many. Yet others in the Republican Party consistently continue to define climate change as an elitist hoax, junk science with a lack of evidence, or part of God's plan.

Bob Inglis: Conservatives Have a Climate Solution

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

"Conservatives have the answer. We just need to raise our hands." This statement is from Bob Inglis, former representative of South Carolina's 4th Di...

The Great Fear Among American Conservatives

Carl Pope | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

The path to today's wildly unmoored, extreme and embittered Republican Party began not with Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, but with the partnership between big carbon and libertarians to make climate change, and then energy, partisan litmus tests .

It May Take 27 Years to Undo the Damage Glenn Beck Caused in 27 Months

Will Bunch | Posted 06.08.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

You'll probably hear a lot about how Beck coarsened the political debate, but I think the wreckage is a lot more substantive, to actual policies that affect Americans every day.

Memo to Fox News: Science and Politics Don't Mix

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Nelson

This piece was co-written by Ryan Koronowski, Alliance for Climate Protection Research Director and Josh Nelson, Alliance for Climate Protection Direc...

Republican Congressman Rips GOP On Climate Change Denial

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.), an outgoing lawmaker with nothing left to lose after having his fate sealed through a primary challenge from the right earli...

Jason Linkins

David Broder Finally Notices The Right Has 'Radical' Views | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It took the weird debate over tweaking the Fourteenth Amendment to awake Broder to the "radical changes" bubbling up on the right, that are "freighted with emotional baggage?" Welcome to August of last year, Mr. Broder!

Ousted GOP Congressman Bob Inglis: I Refused To Call Obama 'A Socialist' And I Lost

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) says he knows firsthand the risky business of refusing to call President Obama a "socialist" from his primary election defeat...

Krugman's Takedown of Ryan Demonstrates How Conservatives Are at War With the Middle Class

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Beginning with the Reagan administration, and reaching its fullest realization under George W. Bush, conservatives have systematically been acting to redistribute wealth from the middle class upward.

Rep. Bob Inglis, Confessions Of A Tea Party Casualty

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP Rep. Bob Inglis slams Republican demagoguery, bemoans anti-Semitic tea party conspiracy nonsense, decries Sarah Palin's ignorance, and looks for a...

Republican Congressman Bob Inglis Blasts His Own Party: 'We're Getting What We Deserve' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) offered a candid criticism of the House Republican leadership and other members of his party in a C-SPAN appearance on Thursd...

Republican Leaders Acquiescing To 'Demagoguery' That Threatens Party, GOP Lawmaker Says

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Too many Republican leaders are acquiescing to a poisonous "demagoguery" that threatens the party's long-term credibility, says a v...

Bank Bailout Vote Threatens Two GOP Candidates

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — One Republican senator lost his job because he voted for the 2008 bank bailout. Two other GOP lawmakers may be next. Former Presid...

Jason Linkins

Primary Results: So Much For That Anti-Incumbent Rage! | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another primary day has come and gone and, once again, the big loser is one of your generic media narratives. On Tuesday, we braced ourselves for another terrible example of anti-incumbent rage that's said to be swelling so strong throughout the country that only the vast majority of incumbents are expected to keep their jobs in November.

Bob Inglis, South Carolina Republican, Booed For Independence

McClatchy | James Rosen | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bob Inglis is paying the price for independent thinking. Inglis, a Travelers Rest Republican, may have been the only GOP lawmaker in the count...

The Last Gasp of the Angry White Man

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

We're supposed to have the best democracy in the world. As it stands, we're one burning tire away from Haiti. We have to dial this health care debate back down.

Are Republican Elected Officials Backing the Violent Thugs?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Early on August 5th, as the corporate-funded, Limbaugh/Beck incited violence was just starting to roll, John McCain sent out a tweet: "Town hall meeti...

Bob Inglis, Clinton Attacker, To GOP: Lose The "Stinking Rot Of Self-Righteousness"

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Rep. Bob Inglis made a name for himself in the late 1990s as one of Bill Clinton's most zealous pursuers, an impeachment "manager" who ...

Impolite or Not, Congress Twittered While Obama Spoke

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

About half a dozen members of Congress (from both political parties) thumbed their iPhones and BlackBerries and twittered while President Obama spoke about the economy and technology.

House GOP Melts For Obama Despite Differences

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama won praise from some of the House's most conservative lawmakers as "engaging" and "respectful" during his meeting with congressional R...

Will Conservatives be Obama's "Best Allies" in the Climate Fight?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

In last weekend's New York Times, conservatives Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) and Arthur Laffer had an op-ed claiming that a revenue-neutral "tax shift" would make conservatives "the new administration's best allies on climate change." Color me skeptical.

Increasing Agreement on Carbon Taxes -- Goodbye 2008 Conventional Wisdom

Dan Rosenblum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Rosenblum

This convergence of opinion from Left and Right signals an extraordinary opportunity to obtain bipartisan support for a revenue-neutral carbon tax.