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From Strom Thurmond to Donald Trump: How the GOP Rose and Fell

On Tuesday, the Party of Lincoln nominated for President a reality TV star with no government experience or policy platform who has been enthusiastically endorsed by the KKK and other white nationalist groups. 1,893 more words

MSNBC: Jason Johnson on the Wisconsin Republican Primary and the #NeverTrump Movement

On MSNBC The Place for Politics, The Root Politics Editor Jason Johnson, economist Bruce Bartlett and New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor discuss the Wisconsin Republican Primary and the effort to stop Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nomination.


"Fiorina And Trump": Rivals Who Deserve Each Other

Republicans always say nobody respects America anymore. No kidding. Given that CNN televised last week’s GOP presidential debate to a waiting world, it’s no wonder we don’t command respect. 846 more words

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Embracing the Voodoo

Now that Donald Trump may be receding into the rear-view mirror, perhaps this endless presidential campaign may turn towards issues of substance, like the economy. 920 more words

Blueprint for Republican Reform: Think Tanks

When Schoolhouse Rock described the process by which an idea becomes a law, they left out a few important steps. In the cartoon, earnest citizens recognize a problem in their community and call on their Congressman for help with a solution. 1,300 more words

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Is Fox News full of BS?

With the departure of Jon Stewart from The Daily Show there’ll be one less voice calling out Fox News for its bullshit. Was Stewart really justified in his constant criticism? 832 more words

Life, The Universe…

George H.W. Bush economist shocked Chris Hayes when he said this about his Republican Party

Fri Aug 14, 2015 at 07:12 AM PDT

Bruce Bartlett, a senior policy analyst for George H.W. Bush was a guest on All In with Chris Hayes… 598 more words