Tag Archives: movement conservative

Tying Today To Our Real Past

This is one of a series of “chats” Heather Cox Richardson posted on the history of the Republican Party. The full collection is on her facebook website. Each chat is about an hour. I believe there are 16 of them. … Continue reading

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Republicans Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

They Take a Stand Opposed By 75% of Iowa Iowa House Republicans again this year inserted an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood from any state funding. This is a truly unpopular issue with Iowans. As Beth Wessel-Kroeschell is quoted in … Continue reading

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Watching Tea Partiers Make Laws

Viewing the results of elections versus what the polls tell us what Americans want, an observer has to wonder if voters are in some kind of a stupor when elections come around. While pollsters find time after time that Americans … Continue reading

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Pulling Up The Ladder

Note: this is an outtake from a column by Charles P. Pierce who writes the Politics blog for Esquire magazine. Mr. Pierce is one of the funniest, yet most insightful commentators around. This week he discusses the hypocrisy of the … Continue reading

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