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Trump Denounced His Campaign Rhetoric Two Decades Before Running For President

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.25.2016 | Home

It’s no secret that Donald Trump has flip-flopped on a number of hot-button issues throughout his time in the public eye, but there’s one 1999 int...

2016 Presidential Election Sees The Re-Emergence of Paleoconservatism (The Alternative Right) and Progressive Liberalism

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Rich Rubino

The 2016 Presidential election is a watershed for two movements long marginalized by both major political parties. For the Republicans, the nominatio...

The Re-Emergence Of Paleoconservatism And Progressive Liberalism

Rich Rubino | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Rich Rubino

The 2016 Presidential election is a watershed for two movements long marginalized by both major political parties. For the Republicans, the nomination of Donald Trump symbolized the re-emergence of paleoconservatives. On the left, the return of the progressives.

How John McLaughlin Blew Up Television Talk Shows

Llewellyn King | Posted 08.22.2016 | Home
Llewellyn King

Thirty-four years ago, a former Jesuit priest threw an incendiary device into the world of televised political talk shows. He was John McLaughlin, host of "The McLaughlin Group," who has died at the age of 89.

Rule 40(b) opens up a Pandora's box

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 04.19.2016 | Home
Arnold Steinberg

RULE 40(b): MYTH AND REALITY As we reflect on what might happen in the important New York primary today, lawyers behind the scenes are looking at ...

Trump: 'Brokered Convention' or 'Open Convention'

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.08.2016 | Home
Arnold Steinberg

Donald Trump stood up the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) this weekend because the optics of a hostile reception would have been terrible for him. Instead he went to Wichita, but he still lost Kansas to Ted Cruz. 

Can 'Lyin' Ted' Stop Trump in a Party of 'Con' Artists?

Mark Green | Posted 03.13.2016 | Home
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgFrum and Karina discuss if Trump is the 2016 version of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in Ghostbusters -- white, ominous and yuge. Then three Qs: Is Cruz any more electable? What happens if GOP breaks apart? Is the label "fascist" still unPC?

Dirty Political Tricks From American Politics Done Dirt Cheap

Rich Rubino | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Rich Rubino

Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is taking heat for dirty tricks allegedly orchestrated by his campaign. The tactics used by the Cruz campaign are reminiscent of those used in previous political campaigns, sometimes without even the knowledge of the candidate.

Think Bernie Wouldn't Be Able to Pass Any Legislation In Office? Think Again.

Rich Rubino | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home
Rich Rubino

Instead of working through the center, Sanders could effectuate coalitions of the progressive left and the Tea Party Right. The opposition would come from the center-left and from the center-right in both parties.

Politics and Religion: Trump and the Evangelicals

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for bet...

Iowa...South Carolina: Evangelicals and Trump

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Arnold Steinberg

After New Hampshire The Evangelical Seduction Interruptus Already in Iowa the evangelical movement toward Donald Trump was underway, for better or...

Sanders Politics of Isaiah, Trump Politics of Buchanan, Find Common Ground

David Paul | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
David Paul

Sanders and Trump are driving the political debate. Sanders may be a socialist, but issues he's raising have broad appeal within the Democratic Party base.Trump has tapped into resentments toward corporate and financial elites that have a long history within the GOP.

Hate-Group Watchdog: Trump Has 'White Nationalist Positions'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.26.2015 | Home

A national hate-group watchdog said on Wednesday that the real estate mogul Donald Trump has "white nationalist positions" on Latino immigrants, wheth...

Post Trump, What Is the GOP's Best Path to Presidential Victory?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.13.2016 | Home
James Marshall Crotty

Of course if the "short-fingered vulgarian" -- to borrow a Spy Magazine term of endearment for Mr. Trump -- runs as a Independent, then, as in 1992 (when Ross Perot stole huge numbers of the GOP vote), the Republicans don't have a prayer, no matter whom they run.

Watershed Moment on Race? And: Is Trump a Farce or Face of GOP Base?

Mark Green | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home
Mark Green

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After cop videos, #blacklivesmatter, Charleston massacre/eulogy/flag -- oh, and a Black president -- Matalin and LaMarche debate if we're starting the biggest conversation on race since the Kerner Commission. Also, who will be the bloviating blond's Joe Welch or are Trump and GOP nativist base inseparable?

The Political Stars May Be Aligning for Another Ross Perot

Rich Rubino | Posted 06.10.2016 | Home
Rich Rubino

In many respects, the 1992 Independent campaign of populist insurgent H. Ross Perot could serve as an archetype for an Independent candidacy today. That year, Perot garnered 18.9 percent of the popular vote.

Natalie Jackson

Why Carson And Fiorina Won't Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Home

There’s something different about a couple of this week’s entrants into the contest for the Republican presidential nomination. In the mix of gove...

Taking the Ball From the GOP

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Richard J. Rosendall

Never before has Republican flailing been on such vivid display, nor has the right's disconnect from mainstream American opinion been more glaring. We should seize the moment and make the GOP pay a heavy price.

12 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Should Not Have Run

John A. Tures | Posted 04.01.2015 | Home
John A. Tures

When Mitt Romney made his announcement that he wouldn't make another presidential run (for now), it didn't take long for pundits to add their thoughts. Some pointed out that Reagan won on his third presidential campaign. But the other 12 who tried since 1952 didn't.

The Christmas Spirit Is an Affront to Conservative Values

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.22.2015 | Home
Dale Hansen

On the surface, this charitable giving may seem like the right thing to do for the holiday season. In reality, it's part of a nefarious plot being perpetrated by the lamestream media and Comrade Obama to turn true patriots into bleeding heart liberals and bring down this once-great nation.

Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.30.2014 | Home
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Though no one can reasonably argue that infectious diseases pose no concern or risk of spreading, as a nation, we must investigate the rational science of transmission and avoid acting on fear, baseless speculation, and apparent political expediency.

Radio Host Says 'Illegals' Infest America With 'Bed Bugs'

Jason Salzman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I checked, and there's no relationship between bed bugs and undocumented immigrants. Nor is there any evidence that the respiratory illness at children's hospital has any connection to immigrants.

That '70s Colbert?

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.05.2014 | Home

Mutton chops? Check. Cigarettes? Check. Ridiculously large-framed glasses? Check. Stephen Colbert pulled out all the '70s stops on Monday for...

Obama Choosing the Wrong Enemies

Robert Miraldi | Posted 09.07.2014 | Home
Robert Miraldi

The Obama administration is toying with whether to send New York Times reporter James Risen to jail for refusing to reveal a source involved in a federal leak investigation dating back to 2006.

The Fall of the House of Turner

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.05.2014 | Home
Reese Schonfeld

I believe that it will take a lot of news intelligence and creativity to turn CNN around. Cutting costs and firing guys will not do it.