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Americans Embrace Pro-Education, Pro-Prevention, Pro-Choice Values in Historic Election

President-elect Obama envisions a society that allows Americans to move past the division that has defined a generation of the most bitter politics, division that brought our government to a stalemate.

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Virgina GOP Makes Last Gasp Effort With Culture War Issues, Post Cards Lie in Michigan State House Race

Virgina GOP places post cards on cars at churches commanding voters to “VOTE YOUR VALUES” and a post card sent from a phony organization to pro-choice voters in a Michigan state house race says the anti-choice candidate is “the best candidate to protect a woman’s right to choose.”

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Scarborough Continues to Whitewash Far-Right Extremism as Media Bias Despite Evidence Media Misses the Story

Ken Silverstein and Max Blumenthal document the extremism fueling the rage on the far-right, while conservatives in the mainstream media whitewash it.

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VIDEO: Kay Hagan Responds with Faith to Liddy Dole’s “Godless” Tactics

The far-right’s nasty tactics hit a new low in North Carolina but Kay Hagan hits back hard.

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Culture of Lies: 2008 Politics

Social conservatives cannot complain that their issues have not been heard in the 2008 campaign, in exactly the fashion they wanted.

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Culture of Lies: Values

We must decide whether our democracy will be stronger moving forward articulating values where government remains neutral, ensuring rights, safety and providing reliably accurate information based on facts; or by putting the full force of the federal government behind one narrow interpretation of one religious ideology.

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Culture of Lies: Tactics and Strategies

We all view life as sacred. We all view love and sexuality as sacred. We all know and respect the importance of transitions at birth and death. We rejoice in each, as we rejoice in each other. We celebrate life. We want it to be better for everyone. So if we agree on so many goals, maybe the only choice in this election are the tactics and strategies we think will best help us reach them.

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Culture of Lies: Conservative Revolt

Perhaps the most fascinating part of this mind-bendingly historic election cycle is that so many conservative Republicans are standing up to say they have had enough. They “aren’t leaving their party,” to paraphrase Ronald Reagan when he supported Barry Goldwater’s conservative movement, “their party is leaving them.”

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Republicans Running From Far-Right “Pro-Life” Culture Warriors

Goldwater. Eisenhower. Carlson. Powell. Not elites, but “real Republicans” who are very “pro-Republican” are challenging the far-right anti-choice extremes within their own party.

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VIDEO: Gen. Colin Powell Concerned About Far-Right in GOP, Endorses Obama

Gen. Colin Powell is concerned about the extreme rightward shift of the Republican Party and the potential for two more conservatives being appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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