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How Far To The Right?

It has become apparent that after watching many Republican debates this cycle that they have gone Off a right wing cliff. With Ted Cruz promising to carpet bomb until “The Desert glows” to Trumps ban on Muslims entering the United States, I don’t think they could be more conservative. 122 more words

Review of One Nation Under God by Kevin M. Kruse

KEVIN M. KRUSE. One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America. New York: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. 384. $29.99. Paperback. ISBN: 0465049494.

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"Our goal is to bring down approval numbers" for Pelosi and House Dems

As Greg Sargent noted earlier, top House Republican Patrick McHenry has just elucidated the principle goal for his party.  We’ll note that it reveals (unsurprisingly, given the modern party and movement) a singularly partisan understanding of the political enterprise.  66 more words


"Republican Prophesies"

Brad DeLong notes a wonderful post from David Waldman at Congress Matters:

From the files

What files? The insane pack-rat files, of course. I have with me a hard copy of a collection of Republican quotes predicting doom and disaster in the wake of the 1993 Clinton economic stimulus plan, and much of the rhetoric is eerily similar to today’s.

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