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Guns, Abortion, And What Motivates The Tea Party

What links the twin movement conservative obsessions of banning abortion rights while fighting against all gun control? Hint: it has little to do with fact-based policy choices, and everything to do with anxious masculinity.

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Mainstreaming Extremism: More GOP Candidates More Extreme than Ever

The 2010 crop of GOP candidates is a group with more extreme stances on reproductive rights issues than we’ve seen in a long time.

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Roundup: Why the Alaska Senate Race May Be All About Abortion Again

Throwing Amendment 2 into the mix to get a radically conservative primary winner worked so well that anti-abortion activists appear to be planning a repeat for the general.

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(VIDEO) Tea Party Motto: Don’t Get Your Way? Get Violent

Lately, numerous right-wing Republican and Tea Party candidates have ominously suggested–to be accurate, asserted–that if they don’t get their way in the elections, they may resort to violence.  Think they’re kidding?

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Joe Miller’s Security Guards? They’re Unlicensed Survivalists

According to reports this evening, Joe Miller’s private security firm–the one whose guards “arrested” a reporter–is a Survivalist/Security/Tactical Assault/Tea Party/Military Surplus type store in Anchorage.

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Roundup: Did Measure 2 Sink Murkowski’s Campaign?

Did not enough open support of Measure 2 cost an incumbent her race, and is she going to come back as an independent?  Plus, what is “parental notification law abuse,” anyway?

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