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Neoconservatism

Neocons and the Foreign Policy Presidential Debate: The ism That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Lawrence Rosenthal | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Lawrence Rosenthal

There was good reason for Romney's failure to offer a competing foreign-policy vision. He has taken on a foreign policy team that, above all, needs to be kept out of sight as much as possible from the American public.

Mitt Romney, Neoconservatism, and the Book of Mormon

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Benjamin Knoll

Mormons (including Mitt Romney) may be more readily inclined to internalize and support neoconservative foreign policy positions because of themes and ideas that they have internalized from a lifetime of reading their sacred religious text.

Havel the Dissident: A Legacy Worth Claiming

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Today we're told that the Occupy movement is too idealistic, too naïve. Naïve? Try Havel's words if you want naïve: "May truth and love triumph over lies and hatred."

Congress Circa 112

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Campion

"The business of America is business." -- Calvin Coolidge The 30th president of the United States was ...

How Does it Feel to be Praised by Bill Kristol for Critiquing Corporatism in the Democratic Party?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

In our roles as objective political analysts, Kristol and I foresee the same results from a corporatist-dominated Democratic Party. Of course as political partisans, Kristol sees it with glee and I see it with dread.

Mitt Romney's Foreign Policy Vision, in Need of Corrective Lenses

Frankie Sturm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frankie Sturm

The fact that economies in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere have grown since 1945 is not a sign of American decline. It's a testament to US leadership.

Clinton Consulted With Republicans, Neocons On Big Foreign Policy Speech

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has consulted with a surprisingly diverse ideological bunch in the course of creating the major foreign policy spee...

Neocon Mastermind Richard Perle Denies His Own Existence

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Listening to neoconservative mastermind Richard Perle at the Nixon Center yesterday, there was a sense of falling down the rabbit hole....

Bill Kristol Wins Nobel Prize in Wrongness

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry and Joe Long

The academy cited Kristol's "uncanny ability to be utterly and completely wrong about everything, always" while managing "to somehow be thought of as knowledgeable."

Francis Fukuyama Endorses Obama

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Francis Fukuyama, the prominent academic and an early intellectual defender of neoconservatism, endorses Barack Obama in the pages of the American Con...