After months of what seemed like endless amounts of money and ignorant comments from politicians receiving said money from Internet Service Providers to squash net neutrality, it looks like there's some hope on the horizon.
With a wave of new Republican governors taking office -- including Larry Hogan of Maryland, Greg Abbott of Texas, and Bruce Rauner of Illinois -- the question on the minds of every criminal justice advocate is this: which brand of Republican will they be?
The fantasy that millions of people will simply disappear if we just have stricter laws, the old "self-deportation" theory and the lynchpin of the Romney campaign in 2012, did not work as a political strategy and is laughable as a policy.
So, Mitt, I hope you take this time to reflect and perhaps even meditate on the road ahead. To the rest of you, the voters, forget about the candidates, they are unfortunately bought and sold many times over. Sadly you cannot get to this level of the game without being so. Look instead to their backers, follow the money to see where their true interests lie.
With Mitt Romney dropping his presidential bid, Republican campaign financiers are searching for a candidate to lead the crusade against the 47 percent. Charles G. Koch is troubled.
he president likes to talk a good game. He continues to propose these new plans that he claims will strengthen the American economy, reduce our debt and give the middle class a boost. But what he fails to do is consider the fiscal consequences these plans carry.
In fact, the Republican Party's economic agenda is harsher than anything even Germany's been willing to propose. So why hasn't there been a successful U.S. electoral countermovement along Syriza's lines? There are a number of reasons.
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Chris Christie has a new message: I care about the poor. No, really.
Short of flying giraffes in the chamber of the House, nothing should surprise Americans about their Congress. The latest chapter in the GOP's high dysfunction as the "governing" party is the suggestion by some Republicans not to fund the Department of Homeland Security so as to stick a knife in President Obama's immigration actions.
The official Republican National Committee all-expenses paid week-long travel junket, due this Saturday to fly 60-odd Republicans of the RNC to Israel, has come under heavy criticism.
Speculation is risky, and a lot could and will change over the next two years. But in November 2016, the man running against the likely Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, will probably be Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida.
Sarah Palin -- You think I sound goofy? Like the dog? Then you're a bad American.
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The narrative goes something like this: We won the election, Republicans say, so Obama should now follow our lead. Of course, the problem with this line of thinking is that the president won two decisive victories in 2008 and 2012, and Republicans unleashed a wave of nothing.