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Angry White Men Triumphant

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For the past eight years, America has had an African-American president. Faced with the prospect of a white woman succeeding him, America instead just elected an angry white man as president. Call it the triumph of angry white men everywhere.

Trump Banks on Nixon's Silent Majority

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.18.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Nixon was definitely on to something in 1969 when he corralled his silent majority and bagged the White House. The jury is way out on whether Trump can do the same. But the danger is there.

The Genius of Mad Men's Matt Weiner: It's Not Over

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Lonna Saunders

Matt Weiner interviewed by his sister Allison Hope-Weiner Jon Hamm, as Don Draper, deserves a happy ending. Not what he got. No woman to call his o...

The Return of the 'Silent Majority'

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

This is still a democracy. Together we can bring sanity and reasonableness back but only if our voices are heard.

Can the Silent Majority Save this Nation?

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 12.03.2013 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

My dad used to talk about the Silent Majority back in the '60s. Millions of people in the U.S. belonged to this group. They were the people who didn't...

Tea Party Movement Obsession With Socialism Misses the Cause of Middle Class Plight

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul

It has been capitalism, not socialism, that has led to the dramatic changes in the world economy that have pressured American real incomes and brought middle class America down to where it is today.

Tea Partying's First Anniversary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

One way or another the Tea Party's future prospects are likely to hinge on whether their decentralized nature turns out to be their strongest point, or their weakest.

What Progressives Can Learn From the Tea Partiers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Tea Partiers will vote overwhelmingly Republican in November -- unless they stay home in protest. To gain their support, the GOP will have to nominate candidates who are less electable and more radical.

Hey, Tax Day Tea Parties -- Your 'Grassroots Movement' Can't Have Corporate Media Sponsorship

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

I want the stimulus bill to stimulate the economy. I want businesses and markets to be regulated just enough to ban legal pirates but not too much to make them dead in the water.

Sarah Palin is the New Nixon

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Hanft

Like Nixon, Palin draws stark lines: her paeans to the good people grown in small towns, to the pro-America part of America, is just a reiteration of Nixon's famous "silent majority."