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The Party Wants Akin Out, Anti-Choice Interest Groups Don’t

Is the right about to have its first major splintering?

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Roundup: Jon Kyl, Stephen Colbert and “Factual Statements”

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.

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World Congress of Families: Fringe, But Still Dangerous

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.

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Abortion is THE Issue for Bob McDonnell

Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.

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When Trustbusters Attack

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.

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Religious Right Loses Big, But Will They Go Home?

Americans overwhelmingly gave their support to pro-choice, pro-prevention candidates and rejected anti-choice initiatives. Will the religious right get the message?

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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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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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