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Republican Ideology

For the GOP, an Abyss Instead of Ideas

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The mendacity and deception are no longer surprising. What is surprising is the seeming listlessness of it all, the sense that party leaders and operatives are just going through the motions.

Dear Republicans, What Makes Life Worth Living?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

What is life worth living for? Gerrymandering a district, buying another gun and believing in a six-day creation of the universe? None of that matters if we get Hurricane Sandy every year. None of that matters if hundreds of millions have no potable drinking water.

What Being a Republican Should Mean

Tyler McCarthy | Posted 09.25.2012 | College
Tyler McCarthy

I am often told to just switch my party because there's no honor in going down with the particular sinking ship that is the GOP. To them I say that the ship will do just fine once we throw some of the unnecessary cargo overboard.

I Still Say Republicans Need a Good Shellacking in November

Byron Williams | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Byron Williams

In our system of government, it is always problematic when one political party passes major legislation alone. But what should the president do when the Republicans have no desire to support anything he proposes, even if it is their idea?

Barack Obama's Professor Gives Him Mid-Term Grades

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lennard Davis

In 1983, I was Barack Obama's professor at Columbia. As we approach his first State of the Union, I wonder if I should remind my former student of the value of considering ideology at large.

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Driven By Bizarre Ideology, Not Racism, Report Finds | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Stan Greenberg and fellow Democratic researchers launched a study of the conservative Republican world's reaction to President Obama, he figured ...

Republican Identity Crisis Forces GOP Politicians To The Right

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain rails against a bipartisan global warming bill two years after sponsoring one himself? He says he's "dear friends" with Sarah Palin and en...

Identity Crisis: Voter Suppression Legislation Hits Texas

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Voter fraud in Texas is not any sort of epidemic. The voter-ID bill is designed to deter thousands of indigent, disabled and elderly voters, who might not have a form of photo identification, from voting.

Food for Thought for Next RNC Chairman

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

Republicans has to understand that its decline is about more than properly marketing its ideas or improving its technological deficiencies -- it's about aligning itself with the national ideology.