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Ferguson Resulted From Republican Talking Points That Ignore the Economic Segregation of Blacks in America

H. A. Goodman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Republicans should explain poverty using more words than "single mother" and "culture." The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a town with 75 percent African-American citizens and double the poverty rate of Missouri, is a testament to the economic segregation faced by black citizens.

Lucia Graves

Tea Party Script Written In Washington (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An extensive review of GOP campaign literature, floor speeches and public statements reveals that Republican candidates and officeholders routinely us...

Arthur Delaney

The Myth Of The 'Permanent Bailout Fund'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative message-maker Frank Luntz's latest memo, which lays out a rhetorical strategy for Republicans to defeat financial regulatory reform legi...

Luntz's "Gambit": Fearmongering That Obama Is "Declaring War On Medicare"

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Fox News' Hannity, GOP consultant Frank Luntz forwarded the false conservative talking point that President Obama plans to cut Medicare benefits, c...

Tales from the Lobotomy Ward: The Stupidest Republican Talking Point I've Heard in a Long Time

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

It's moronic for conservatives to believe that they will derail a proposed universal health care system by likening it to a program whose only problem is that the public loves it far too much.

NYT Repeats Pelosi Mouse Smear Debunked By Own Reporters

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Okay, this is pretty interesting. As I noted here yesterday, the infamous GOP talking point that the stimulus package contains gobs of cash for saving...

Howard Kurtz: Fox News Should "Apologize For Using Partisan Propaganda" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A week ago, Fox News tried to pass off a memo from the Senate Republican Communications Center as their own reporting. Unfortunately for the network, ...

The Passengers Gossip as the Ship Sinks: An Open Letter

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larisa Alexandrovna

A nation sinking cannot afford to play gotcha with something as unimportant as a vanilla sexual affair of a man not in any office of power and whose reputation is otherwise entirely solid.