In our times the spirit of conflict has overpowered the spirit of cooperation. And it is clear that it was on one side of the battle lines that this view of politics as a kind of war gained ascendancy.
Mitt made a long speech full of many detailed reasons why Donald Trump is absolutely unacceptable as a presidential candidate; but if Trump becomes the nominee, then Mitt will put party in front of country and go right ahead and support Trump anyway.
With billionaire bully boy Donald Trump arrogantly flashing his fascist colors on Super Tuesday, how many supposedly big-time Republicans have spoken out against his disgusting politics of racism, hatred, and aggressive know-nothingism? Too damn few.
Donald Trump vows that, as President of the United States, he will propose laws that make it easier to sue journalists who criticize him. In other wor...
In his latest column, "The Governing Cancer of Our Times," New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks tries to explain Donald Trump's rise as a presidential candidate.
As a consequence of endless Republican obstructionism, voters are frustrated and angry with Washington. This has led to the rise of Donald Trump as a Republican presidential candidate, and a civil war within the party.
If Kasich fades after SC, you will have four people that will split the vote, not drop out and bring the GOP to ruin. If you rally behind Kasich and he wins SC, Jeb and Marco will go and Kasich can beat Trump and Cruz and unite the party.
Hillary Clinton, the first woman to win the Iowa presidential caucus, noted that PBS hosts Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff made history February 11 as th...
Today's topics include: The Oregon Standoff is Over; Cliven Bundy and Other Militiamen Arrested; Superdelegates; The Underpants Gnome Business Model; Bernie Criticizes Obama's Leadership; and much more.
Trump's New Hampshire primary triumph vindicates his media-centric campaign and again emphasize the dominance of Trumpism -- his effective hijacking of the aggregated bloc of angry reactionaries largely assembled by Fox News, which ironically now cannot take him down -- in the Republican Party as a whole.
While others have traced the first appearance of this bogus Madison quote back to a 1958 calendar, I was determined to hunt down its exact source and prove once and for all that this quote did not come from James Madison.
Going forward, I do not see how Trump undoes the damage he inflicted on himself in Iowa. Not only has he unilaterally destroyed his narrative that he is a "winner," but he has now given the rapidly rising, if boyish, Rubio a clear path to victory.
Going into the Fox News Debate on Thursday Night, January 28, the feeling among most pundits was that Donald Trump got the best of the GOP field, Megyn Kelly, and Fox News, by skipping the debate.
Whether you hate the Clintons cause they tell scary stories to you about them on talk radio and Fox News, or just love Bernie so much it's worth it to you to harp that right-wing propaganda, please know: We all suffer, our politics are at even at risk, when you buy into this corruption narrative and don't push back against it.
Voting is finally about to begin in the Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests. That's exciting. But it may not last.
Churchill's passing and that widely-televised funeral launched the market for all things Churchill. In other words, the loss of Winston Churchill put me in business.