Is the right about to have its first major splintering?
Stephen Colbert creates #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement hashtag in response to Sen. Kyl’s remarks on Planned Parenthood; NRLC won’t score the budget; Huckabee supports “heartbeat” bill; and Alan Simpson rails on GOP social conservatives.
One should be concerned about the World Congress of Families, not just because of what they say, but because of what they do: influence domestic and international policy.
Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.
By turning any public policy matter into a question about trust and honesty, as they are now with health care reform, right-wing groups avoid any serious policy debate and damage their victims’ credibility.
Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?
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.
Ken Silverstein and Max Blumenthal document the extremism fueling the rage on the far-right, while conservatives in the mainstream media whitewash it.
The far-right’s nasty tactics hit a new low in North Carolina but Kay Hagan hits back hard.
Social conservatives cannot complain that their issues have not been heard in the 2008 campaign, in exactly the fashion they wanted.