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Republicans: The Small Government Way to Bigger Deficits?

David Coates | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
David Coates

The claim that rapid budget cutting will bring down the federal deficit and open the route to sustained economic growth is both disingenuous in its content and dangerous in its consequences.

America's Character: A Work in Progress

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

So instead of pandering to divisiveness, wouldn't it be healthier for our nation if Gingrich and others recognized that, while we may express our sentiments differently, there's common ground here that we can build on?

Beyond Left And Right: Glenn Greenwald On The Tea Party And Civil Liberties

Salon | Glenn Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's long been clear that the best (and perhaps only) political hope for civil liberties in the U.S. is an alliance that transcends the standard Democ...

The Uneasy Ties Of Americans & Their Government

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Back when the big health care law was little more than a dream, a prominent figure spoke out against the idea of forcing people to ...

Tea Party Faces Tough Reality In Washington As New Session Begins

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Welcome to Washington, tea partiers. Now that they're freshmen in a GOP-run House, the political movement's candidates are running...

Tea Party Activists Not Your Average Americans, Could Complicate 2012 For GOP: Poll

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Tea party backers fashion themselves as "we the people," but polls show the Republican Party's most conservative and energized vote...