The Proud Boys Heard Trump Loud and Clear

They are standing by as ordered.

Reaction to Letter on Justice and Open Debate Proves its Point

Free speech is not for everyone.

Joe Rogan, Bernie Sanders, and the Intellectual Dark Web

Politics makes strange bedfellows.

Is It Possible To Be Patriotic In The Era Of Trump?

Is it possible, or even appropriate, to express pride in a country that is being led by a President who stands against everything this country stands for?

Radicalizing Rhetoric

Trump’s words matter.

A Year After Charlottesville, Trump Shows That He Doesn’t Get It Or Doesn’t Care

One year after Charlottesville, it’s clear that President Trump still doesn’t understand what happened there, or that he just doesn’t care.

Corey Stewart Caught Praising The Confederacy In 2017 Campaign Video

The Republican Party’s nominee for Senator in Virginia really is as bad as you’ve heard, probably worse.

Patriotism In The Trump Era

Recent polling finds that Americans aren’t feeling quite so patriotic right now. It’s understandable, but we shouldn’t give up hope.

Donald Trump And The Mainstreaming Of Racism

Donald Trump may or may not be racist himself, but he has most certainly exploited and helped widen racial divisions ever since bursting on the political scene in 2015.

Is All Money Good Money?

How ‘tainted’ must a funder be before a charity is obliged to reject the donation?

Being Known by the Company you Keep…

Support for Trump’s comments are very telling.

Majority Of Americans Oppose Trump’s Position On N.F.L. Protests

Most Americans don’t support President Trump’s statements about the protests by N.F.L. players, but it’s just another example of him using hateful rhetoric to pander to his base.

Trump’s Word are Solace to White Supremacists

Solace emboldens and helps to mainstream.

Trump Resurrects ‘Both Sides Did It’ Excuse For Charlottesville Violence

President Trump once again revealed his true self at a press conference yesterday.

Trump Praises ‘Very Good People’ at Nazi Rally

The president’s begrudging condemnation of evil didn’t last long.

Trump’s New Statement On Charlottesville: Too Little, Too Late

After two days, President Trump finally found the words to condemn the parties responsible for the violence in Charlottesville, but his remarks were far too little, far too late.

David Duke on the Rallies and on Trump

And some comments on Trumps’ anemic rhetoric.

Donald Trump’s Words On Charlottesville Were Weak, Inadequate, And Cowardly

Donald Trump has had harsher things to say about Rosie O’Donnell than he did about the people responsible for yesterday’s violence. That says something about him.

Rep. Steve King Endorses Racist ‘White Nationalism’

Iowa Congressman Steve King is causing controversy yet again with his comments in support of far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders.

Normalizing Hysteria

Donald Trump is not Adolf Hitler. But that’s not the standard.

Anyone But Trump

Even if you’re not sure who you should vote for, it’s obvious who you shouldn’t vote for.

Libertarians Are to Blame for Donald Trump’s Racialized Rhetoric?

The idea that Donald Trump has gotten his racialized rhetoric from libertarians is simply errant nonsense. The libertarian view, broadly speaking, is not defined by Murray Rothbard, Llewellyn Rockwell, and Ron Paul and those who share their views. This is but a small and even fringe group of what could be called the libertarian community.

Trump Polling Worse Among African-Americans Than Any Republican Since Barry Goldwater

Donald Trump’s support among African-Americans is at historic lows, and seems unlikely to recover.

Dilbert’s Scott Adams and Donald Trump

The cartoonist and student of human psychology is fascinated by the con artist who would be president.

Paul Ryan, Donald Trump, And The Future Of The Republican Party

Paul Ryan is declining to back Donald Trump for the time being, but other Republicans are making their own choices.

Donald Trump’s Vice-Presidential Choice: Would It Be Conventional, Or Crazy?

Several top Republicans have already said that they would not accept a position on a ticket with Donald Trump, so who might he choose?

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Both Viewed Very Badly Outside The GOP

The two men most likely to win the Republican nomination aren’t very well liked outside the Republican Party.

Eighth Democratic Debate Raises Question Of Whether We Need This Many Debates

The eighth Democratic debate raises the question of whether we really need this many debates.

Donald Trump Wins Michigan, Mississippi, Adds To Delegate Lead

Another big night for Donald Trump puts him another step closer to being the presumptive GOP nominee.

Michael Bloomberg Came Really Close To Running For President, But Decided Not To

Michael Bloomberg announced today that he’s not running for President, but he came awfully close to getting into the race.

Hillary Clinton Scores Decisive Super Tuesday Wins, Moves One Step Closer To Nomination

As expected, Hillary Clinton won big last night while Bernie Sanders largely floundered, thus going further toward making Clinton’s victory inevitable.

Kasich It Is

New National Poll Finds No Evidence That Attacks From Rubio & Cruz Have Hurt Trump

A new national poll suggests that the newly aggressive tone from Senators Rubio and Cruz has done nothing to stop Donald Trump’s momentum.

Trump and the KKK

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Sarah Palin has joined such luminaries as Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, and former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke in endorsing Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim immigration plan.

Prostitution And Fears About Syrian Refugees Dominate As Louisiana Heads To The Polls

It’s Election Day in Louisiana again, and voters have the same crappy choices they usually end up with.

Donald Trump Appeals To The Worst Instincts In Voters, And The Worst Parts Of American Politics

The longer this race goes on, the hard it becomes to deny the truth about Donald Trump.

Republican Congressional Leaders Skipping Selma Anniversary

Another tone deaf action from leading Republicans.

Obama’s War on White People

Victor Davis Hanson thinks President Obama plans to win the back the White House by alienating the white man.

Silly Political Analysis of the Day

Matthew Dowd asks: What happens in an election when two candidates who are each unelectable run against each other in the fall?

Former Aides Say Ron Paul Signed Off On Racist Newsletters

Yet more revelations about Ron Paul’s newsletters.

Ron Paul: Yea I Wrote The Newsletters, But Not Those Icky Parts

Ron Paul has a new explanation for those newsletters of his.

There’s No Place In Politics For Herman Cain’s Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Why isn’t the GOP calling out religious bigotry from one of its candidates?

Early Primary Polls: Better Than You Think?

Nate Silver argues today’s polls “have a reasonable amount of predictive power in informing us as to the identity of the eventual nominee.”

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