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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) | 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' | 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.