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WorldNetDaily Gaining Influence As Sensible Conservatives Push Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This past Tuesday, I posted an item on a recent effort launched by the conservative bloggers at The Next Right seeking to challenge WorldNetDaily, an ...

Jason Linkins

WorldNetDaily Faces An Organized Challenge From The Right [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've ever suffered yourself to visit conservative website WorldNetDaily, you've probably despaired at the collection of nonsense and mental deran...

Pay for Play - Conservatives Busted Again

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

How much of what we see on TV, hear on the radio and read in newspapers or online as "conservative" or "centrist" opinion is actually paid for by corporate interests?

Conservatives (Re)acting Badly

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

What bothers these conservatives so much is the idea that progressive values are at the heart of the American ideal.

Why do White People Have to Outscore Everybody Else on Tests? And Other Questions You've Wondered but Didn't Dare Ask!

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

How can public institutions achieve "diversity" in a way that's fair and legal?

Does the O'Reilly Factor Create Killers?

Nathan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nathan Robinson

If those that disagree with us politically become monsters and murderers, shooting them can seem an act of great heroism. And it is O'Reilly, more than any other conservative host, who crafts the images of liberals and "abortionists" as monsters.

Barack Obama and the Fear of God

Ed Kilgore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Kilgore

In his Notre Dame speech, by insisting on the spiritual validity -- indeed, necessity -- of doubt, Obama is repudiating on religious grounds the very idea that appeals to Revelation should have presumptive value in political debates.

Jack Kemp: Bleeding-Heart Conservative

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Kemp was a fervent believer in "supply side economics," which I just as fervently oppose. But you do not have to agree with all of Jack Kemp's economic policies to be impressed and inspired with his life and leadership.

Time for a Tea Party with the Right: Why Progressives Need a Transpartisan Strategy

Bill Shireman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Shireman

Let's sit down with the right for tea. Let them vent their anger and hate - and we can vent ours. Let's listen to the fear that lies beneath the hate, to the reasons they're afraid.

Can Yogis Be Conservative?

Yuna Shin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yuna Shin

Having been immersed in yoga for a few years now, I just can't see how someone who practices yoga can have a conservative mind. Yoga teaches enlightenment within yourself.

Key Difference Between Modern Liberalism and Conservatism: Nuance

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sahil Kapur

The alleged tenets of modern conservatism are great; they just need to be tempered with reality. That's where liberalism steps in.

Blue Dog Democrats and Republican Triangulation

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We must not allow the Blue Dogs to slow down President Obama's momentum or water down the sweeping reforms the nation needs in these trying economic times.

A Child Preaches as Conservatism Dies

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandt Goldstein

Once conservatism is seen as something of a religion it's not surprising that the various would-be saviors of the conservative movement seem more like preachers than politicians.

Debunking Conservative Health Reform Myths

The Progress Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Progress Report

by Faiz Shakir, Amanda Terkel, Satyam Khanna, Matt Corley, Benjamin Armbruster, Ali Frick, Ryan Powers, and Igor Volsky To receive The Progress Repor...

The Colossal Collapse of Conservatism

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Republicans have failed not because of poor execution, but because they are acting on a philosophy deeply and fundamentally flawed.

The Conservative "Secular Problem" Deepens

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

If conservatives want to prevent young voters -- two-thirds of whom support Obama -- from remaining liberal Democrats for their rest of their lives, hating on gays is not exactly the best way to do it.

The Morning After

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jan Herman

It is the Journal, in a column this morning by Thomas Frank, an addition to the Journal's opinion pages to balance all the resident right-wingers, that puts Obama's victory in proper perspective.

Dear Conservatives: Break Some Liberal Hearts. Vote Obama.

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

No group in America would have more trouble adjusting to an Obama presidency than the Bush Liberals. Yes, there really is such a thing as a Bush Liberal. Let me explain.

Sarah Palin as the American Thatcher?

Ronald Maxwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald Maxwell

In the waning hours of the campaign, otherwise known as the end days of Republican rule, acolytes of Sarah Palin are preparing the way for her triumphal return.

Liberal Media to Blame? Not This Time: Apostate Conservatives Nail Coffin Shut

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

Nearly two years of presidential politics are finally coming to an end and it appears John McCain--out of "gimmicks du jour"--has decided to spend muc...

Liberalism, What Are You Going As for Halloween?

Matt Mendelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Mendelsohn

This year, it seemed certain that liberalism would show up at the Halloween block party wearing the costume of a self-loathing American: a terrorist-loving, non-flag-pin-lapel-wearing lefty.

Why McCain Has Lost Our Vote

CC Goldwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
CC Goldwater

Being Barry Goldwater's granddaughter and living in Arizona, one would assume that I am voting for John McCain. However, nothing about McCain compares to the ideology my grandfather stood for.

2008 Election Reveals What the G.O.P. Has Become

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Can someone remind me when conservatism was granted sole authority to determine who loves this country and who is un-American?

Heads They Win, Tails You Lose: For the Beltway Media, Even Democratic Victories Prove the Country is Conservative

Paul Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Waldman

When Republicans win, we're told that Democrats need to move to the center. When Democrats win, on the other hand, we're told that... Democrats need to move to the center.

The Failed Bailout: A Drop in the Bucket and Abusive to Renters

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Shahid Buttar

Beyond its uncertainty, the Administration also appears as disingenuous as it did on Iraq. Five years ago, officials cried wolf about weapons of mass destruction that were never found.