Cruz Control in Reverse

Ted Cruz Running

Lance Simmens: he represents the right wing fringe of a party that is desperately reliant upon a fraying and decaying demographic composition that longs for the good old days when the good old boys (read white men) controlled the levers of power at all levels of government.

Right Versus Left: Culture Wars, Past and Present

Right Versus Left

Walter Moss: Some of the virtues and values that seem especially important in the political realm include the proper mix of realism and idealism, love, compassion, empathy, humility, tolerance and a willingness to compromise, a sense of humor, and creativity. How then do they relate to the culture wars between Right and Left?

America’s Real Traitors

Republican in Name Only

Walter Brasch: Maybe it’s time to call those right-wingers who don’t believe in the country to call them what they are likely to become if they keep up their obstruction–extinct.

How Obama Bounced Back

Obama Bombs Terrorists

Brent Budowsky: A more populist, proactive, aggressive and self-confident Obama has taken the policy initiative and regained the political offensive.

American Sniper, Why So Popular?

American Sniper Review

Lila Garrett: Not only is this NOT an anti-war picture, it makes anyone who doesn’t own an AK .338 Lapua Magnum-chambered McMillan TAC-338 sniper rifle, feel like a sissy.

The Great GOP Overreach

Arrogant John Boehner

Brent Budowsky: There is a GOP distemper in Washington, an overreaching of aggressive tactics against Democrats and an underachievement of success in governing. The result? Obama rises in favorability, Clinton rises against Republicans.

Join the Party in 2015

2015: The Year We Build Our Power Together -- Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

Eric A. Gordon: The amazing rise of popular activism over the last year or so is an encouraging sign, especially as much of it is linked to the organized labor movement and to faith and community groups.

Democrats Better Losers Than Winners?

Why Democrats Lose

Lila Garrett: Why are the Democrats who have just lost the House and Senate by disgraceful numbers in such a good mood? They lost they seem to be energized, relaxed—like members of a chain gang who have just been unlocked.