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Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz Vs. Personal Liberty

Tea Party darling Ted Cruz. Photo by Gage Skidmore / Flickr.Ted Cruz:Opponent of personal liberty Like many right-wingers, Cruz has a limited understanding of our First Amendment rights. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 9, 2012 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Ted Cruz Vs. Personal Liberty

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Lamar W. Hankins : Ayn Rand and the Sophistry of the Libertarians

Art from Salon.The sophistry of Ayn Rand libertarians The profiteers, using libertarian justifications, help corporations dominate American life to satisfy their quest for greater profits. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 29, 2011 In 1964, I … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Ayn Rand and the Sophistry of the Libertarians

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Joshua Brown : Life During Wartime: Slay the Beast

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Political cartoon and verse by Joshua Brown / The Rag Blog / February 20, 2011.The Rag Blog

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Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Photo from AP.Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Let states opt out of Social Security Eric W. Dolan / November 7, 2010 See “Yo, America. It’s Texas. We’ve got another one for ya!” by James Moore, Below. Appearing … finish reading Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

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Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

rial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo by Alex Brandon / AP / Christian Science Monitor.‘Restoring honor’ in DC:Glenn Beck’s redemption song By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 30, 2010 About halfway through Saturday’s “Restoring Honor” rally … finish reading Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

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Conservative Economics : Just Plain Loco

Cartoon by Daryl Cagle / MSNBC.Still trickling after all these years…The insanity of conservative economics By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / July 9, 2010 Like a bunch of lemmings following each other over a cliff to disaster, conservative … finish reading Conservative Economics : Just Plain Loco

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Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

Women’s Christian Temperance Union.In the late nineteenth century, female reformers sought to protect the family from “worldly dangers.”The Tea Party and the newRight-wing Christian feminism By Ruth Rosen /July 6, 2010 Why have American women become so active in the … finish reading Ruth Rosen : The New Right-Wing Christian Feminism

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Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

Sen. Joseph McCarthy displays one of his many reports on Communists he found in the woodwork. Photo from Wisconsin History.What did you learn in school today?Efforts to vindicate commie-hunting senator By Justin Elliott / January 15, 2010 See ‘Who stays … finish reading Textbooks in Texas : Rehabilitating Joe McCarthy?

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Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

Above, the Fellowship’s house on C Street in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivier Douliery / Abaca Press / MCT. Below, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak. Photo by Susan Walsh / AP.The Fellowship on C Street:Bart Stupak and the impact of the … finish reading Bart Stupak and the Family : The Power of C Street

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Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

[There was a remarkable segment on last night’s Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC (Nov. 17, 2009). Former evangelical leader Frank Schaeffer described for Maddow and her audience some genuinely frightening activity that is occurring on the fringes of the religious … finish reading Crazy for God : Frank Schaeffer on the Rachel Maddow Show

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Republicans Profit by Abandoning Conservatism for Demagoguery

Behind Republican Success:They Are No Longer ‘Conservatives’ By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / September 22, 2009 Pundits have been writing that the Republicans will pay a heavy price for their tactics of distortion, rejection of bipartisan outreach, and … finish reading Republicans Profit by Abandoning Conservatism for Demagoguery

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National Review’s Texas Tall Tale

Texas through the looking glass:Chamber of Commerce fluff By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / August 7, 2009 See ‘Going Alamo,’ by Kevin D. Williamson, Below. Here’s a dandy bit of fabricated economic good news from National Review. It … finish reading National Review’s Texas Tall Tale

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