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The Conservatives' Dangerous Game of Hate and Consequences

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Empty of better ideas -- of any ideas -- of how to remain relevant, the reactionary wing of the conservative movement has chosen to quit faking respectability and get back to doing what they do best: cranking up the hate to eleven.

Dear Rick Perry, If You Don't Like This Country, Leave

Baratunde Thurston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Baratunde Thurston

You know what? Leave! Reactionary, white supremacists have been yelling this line to minorities forever: "If you don't like this country, leave." Time to flip the script.

Jason Linkins

Glenn Beck: Secession Or Suicide (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, I couldn't help but feel cheated that the doom-rooming, gasoline-pouring, fake-sobbing, out-freaking Glenn Beck went all the way to the Ala...

Threats of Secession and Other Recent Republican Rhetoric

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Those on the far right can't have it both ways, calling for revolution and secession on the one hand, while protesting a report raising concerns about right wing extremist violence on the other.

Rick Perry Should Stop Embarrassing Texas

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

Partisanship and political philosophy aside, I can think of few things more irresponsible in this economy than the governor of Texas speaking freely about secession.

Jason Linkins

Chuck Norris Volunteers To Lead Texas Into Bizarre New Future | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Republicans become president, or threaten to, you often hear some of your fellow countrymen vow to move to Canada. And why not? They have reall...

FDR, Obama and Their Enemies

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Could FDR have succeeded with the New Deal if he had been operating in a 24-hour continuous news cycle? The answer is probably not.

Where Will Conservatives Threaten to Move To When Obama Takes Office?

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Notte

Alaskans may actually welcome secession and a few more like-minded friends with whom to celebrate it.

Friday Talking Points [46] -- Moose Poop!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Sarah Palin has already singlehandedly introduced several terms into our political lexicon. "Hockey mom" is probably the most recognizable of these. ...

Turning Purple: Michigan Voters Indecisive, Overlooked and Just Plain Unaware

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

A little more than two weeks away from this state's January 15 primary, I have yet to hear a single person mention his or her intention to vote.