Republicans like Ted Cruz have ignored the second part of John Winthrop’s metaphor of the emerging American nation as a shining city on a hill. Winthrop’s shining city was a much a warning as it was a prideful prophecy of American Exceptionalism.
The Republican Party’s idea of diversity is agreeing to disagree about whether to take big campaign contributions from the oil industry or military contractors first.
[A tip of the pen to DocDawg, whose blog post on the situation in North Carolina got me all riled up.] Republican party officials love to proclaim that theirs is the “party of hard work”, that the GOP stands for the idea that Americans should
Listed here are the names of the Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted to block little spending on efficient travel infrastructure yesterday, but also voted to approve 26.8 billion dollars of big spending on inefficient travel infrastructure just a few months ago.
Over and over, the Republican Party declares itself to be “the party of small government.” But which party is trying to use the powers of big federal government to tell the people and the states what they can and cannot do? You guessed it —
The following Senate Democrats chose to join with the Republican Party, to break Barack Obama’s veto, and to allow a dangerous pipeline to carry petroleum sludge from Alberta’s tar sands all the way through America’s heartland.
H.R. 1205 would remove the United States from this global forum, and in doing so, would destroy the United Nations itself. H.R. 1205 proposes no alternative to the United Nations. It merely takes the world back to the dark days of the early 20th century.
“I go forward as a Presidential-Vice Presidential Candidate as a Matter of National Security to save and empower the White Christian European Descent Race from Race Extinction”. These are the words of Republican presidential candidate Silvia Stagg. Stagg claims that there is a secret health
As our writer Jim has documented, the minimum wage in the United States has dropped over the last five years by 75 cents, while the wealth of corporations has skyrocketed, and chief executives are making hundreds of times more than their companies’ average workers are.
When I described the man Jeb Bush hired to run the online strategy for his presidential campaign as “outdated” a couple of days ago, I had no idea. It turns out that Ethan Czahor was too slow in deleting tweets in which he repeatedly referred
Christian literalists warn to be on the lookout for anything that incorporates the number 666, because “666 is the number, or name, of the wild beast with seven heads and ten horns that comes out of the sea.” You may be thinking, “What beast with