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Give a Conservative A Fish For a Day

Conservative blogger Sheldon Townsend, the poor dear, is a bit anemic.

He’s been eating conservative talking points memo food for so long that he’s protein poor and feeling wan. From his point of view looking up Papa Bird Limbaugh’s gullet with his mouth wide open, all the regurgitated news coming his way looks the same:


CPAC Picks Favorites; Who Do You Want to Run Against Obama in 2012?

The Conservative Political Action Conference has concluded its 2009 gathering by releasing the results of a straw poll that reveal not only the preference of members for a 2012 presidential candidate to run against Barack Obama, but also the mood of conservative activists regarding future presidential races, the current president and the current state of […]

Battle for Ohio Senate Seat: Conservatism versus its Effects

Today Senator George Voinovich of Ohio is expected to announce that he will not run for re-election in 2010. The conservatism of large swaths of Ohio is not to be underestimated, but the effects of that conservatism, from financial deregulation to resisting change in the auto industry, have led to massive job loss. Will conservatism’s […]

Resolving the Lieberman Contradiction: Party, Ratings and Cosponsorship Overlap between Joseph Lieberman and the Senate, 2007-2008

A Contradiction

“Senator Lieberman is a valued member of the caucus, and he votes with the Democrats a majority of the time,” — Jim Manley, spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

“Without a doubt, Lieberman has betrayed the Democrats every time he could get a chance.” — user reason on Alternet.

“One of these […]