Psychological theory supports the idea that conservatives, if threatened, will circle the ideological wagons, embracing rather than moving away from conservative values. Craig and Richeson decided to see if the likelihood of an increasingly diverse racial landscape influences the politics of white Americans, and if so, how.
How can you not stand up and cheer at what we've just witnessed in Eastern Europe? To see an entire populace rise up against injustice, autocracy and the armed lackeys of a corrupt police state reminds me of what real courage looks like.
Republicans want a strong, upwardly mobile middle class and a weak government, but the two cannot coexist. Given the party's obsession with cutting government spending, "mobility" will remain a hollow mantra, nothing more.
Democrats and Republicans are blitzing us with propaganda about the national debt. My purpose here is not to side with either political party, but to add understating to the subject.
He's my governor. He wants to be your president. And 27,000 pages of secret documents later, he's in a bit of trouble. Don't say you weren't warned......
Apart from the outcome, the VW organizing drive revealed precisely how hollow conservative objections to government taking sides are -- it's all about what side government takes.
For a century-and-a-half, the doctrine of nullification seemed safely consigned to the dustbin of history. The State Senate of Missouri, however, has chosen to arouse this beast from its slumber. And Americans must speak out.
Nearly every day, we are winning small victories that, looked at collectively, demonstrate that we're making real progress and therefore should be hopeful that one day soon a majority of elected Republicans and party officials will support gay rights, including same-sex marriage.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter - and more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Feb 20 2014 How unusual has th...
Atheists want the benefits of a secular society, but too many refuse to do the work. They are more concerned with a dictionary definition of atheism that they forget what is at stake.
Regardless of all of these potential problem areas, Rick Snyder and Michigan Republicans know that every school they deem failing will simply be converted to a charter school, which pulls more students out of traditional public schools.
When Cathy McMorris Rodgers gave the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address, it left out a few things, like literally any specifics about a single GOP proposal she was attempting to laud.
The average American continues in depression, while economic inequality soars and the rich are doing well, under President Obama and the Republicans in Congress.
After months of repeal and replace rhetoric from Republicans on the ACA with no replacement option, three Senators have finally broken the ice and shown America what Republicans would replace the plan with: more taxes.
Eighteen members of the United States Congress this week wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to reclassify cannabis from a Schedule I outlaw to a lower level that would allow medical uses.
It doesn't matter what legislation AIPAC decides to push in March. The main thing it will be pushing is fear and no small dose of hate. The inevitable fusion of AIPAC and the GOP is approaching.