Trumpcare will make more people uninsured than Obamacare insured. That’s immoral, and it’ll be a clue-by-four to the head for Donald’s supporters and the Republicans supporting Trumpcare.
China denies my right to vote in NC
I’m not registered to vote. I was registered when I voted early in the primary on May 6, but my status has been changed without my knowledge or consent. Several people who […]
Club for Growth: meet the Cthulhu wing of the GOP
Here’s wishing the Tea Party luck in its efforts to destroy the GOP. One down, one to go. A few days ago I wondered if, for the Tea Party, there’s any such […]
The GOP’s highly entertaining civil war
Embarrassing defeat in government shutdown and debt ceiling face-off reveals cracks in GOP coalition. While I have retired from political blogging, there is some value in pausing, from time to time, to […]
IRS/Tea Party controversy: progressive groups “targeted,” too, and corporate media once again refuses to tell Americans the whole truth
Late Saturday we posted a Scrogues Converse Roundtable looking at the IRS/Tea Party controversy. The debate got started when our colleague Dr. Sid Bonesparkle suggested that perhaps the IRS wasn’t out of […]
Profiling the Tea Party: In defense of the IRS. Sorta. Or not.
You’ve probably noted the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service’s apparent “profiling” of groups aligned with the Tea Party. A discussion on the issue broke out here at S&R this week, with […]
I hate handguns, but I have still considered owning one
I’d never own a handgun to protect myself from the government. Protecting myself from my armed fellow Americans who are terrified of the government, on the other hand….
Republicans are the New Coke of politics
Yesterday, the Republican National Committee released its Growth & Opportunity Report, a compendium of all of the lessons the party learned from the 2012 elections, and what the Washington Post calls an […]
Tuesday Morning RAW: What is WWE up to with this Zeb Colter/Tea Party angle?
This is hardly the first time pro wrestling has come at the audience with a blatantly racist angle, and WWE has, through the years, perfected the arts of cheap stereotyping and jingoism. […]
Battleground Parma: latest skirmish in the War of 2012
As Dr. Denny so eloquently put it yesterday, “Political warfare by any name is still war.” That point was brought home to me this morning on the front page of the Cleveland […]