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The GOP and the Whigs: Political Parties Are Not Forever

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

A trouble-causing minority eventually either ceases to exist or becomes politically irrelevant -- no matter how much noise they make while in the spotlight.

Is American Politics Polarized?

Curtis Roosevelt | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Curtis Roosevelt

The only polarization I see is a sad one. There is a small, but indeed passionate, minority whose only values are expressed negatively--Against! Against! Against! is their cry. On the other side? Indifference.

Sarah Palin, My President

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

There would be many chances for unique moments in the White House if Sarah Palin were president. How about Sarah on horseback, ringing bells like Paul Revere did, shouting, "The Democrats are coming!"

What Killed Teddy Roosevelt?

Daniel Cluchey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cluchey

This is the year that brought us the nightmarish stultification of the conservative movement and the nearly parodic collapse of the exhausted liberal will.

From Death Panel to Death Spiral

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The GOP is not the party of small government and lower taxes. They are the Party of borrow and spend, big government and sex scandals.

Sarah Palin's Real Appeal: Annie Oakley is Running for National Office

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

In their attempt to sell newspapers and build ratings, the major media outlets have accentuated Sarah Palin's so-called virtues, and in so doing made her more appealing than the reality of her public and personal life.