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Sealclubbing PM Harper of Canada Has Only 28% Support (tags)

There are several reasons that PM Harper of Canada has only 28% support.

"End Times for Obama": A Dangerous Conservative Myth (tags)

Ira Chernus is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and author of Mythic America: Essays and American Nonviolence: The History of an Idea. He blogs at MythicAmerica.us.

IRS Scandal: More Than Meets the Eye (tags)

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The Generational Contract is not the Problem (tags)

The battle is between poor and rich, not young against old. In Germany, the political reforms of the past twelve years r4elieved the wealthy and employers. The top tax rate and corporation taxes were lowered. Then the low-wage sector was developed.

“Severely Conservative” (tags)

Mitt Romney's remark last February that he was a "severely conservative" governor of Massachusetts highlighted the love of discipline that holds the radical Right in general and the Republican Party in particular and reconciles their rejection of a role for government in the economy with their insistence that government aggressively enforce "traditional moral values."

Sociopathy on the Right: Ayn Rand and the Triumph of Conservative Cultism (tags)

"Service, according to the gospel of Limbaugh, is for suckers, for society's "losers," for people who have committed crimes. In other words, it should be viewed as punishment rather than as something to be applauded and encouraged. To do for community is a fool's errand."

POPE BENTO XVI AND HIS CONSERVATIVE CHRIST (tags)

Theological conservatism of Bento XVI is almost heretical.

A Different Kind of Tea: Some Tea Partiers May Support Pot Legalization (tags)

Proposition 19, which would legalize and tax marijuana in California, may have some unexpected supporters in the conservative tea party movement, reports Leo E. Laurence, associate editor of Zenger’s magazine and a former deputy sheriff who's campaigning for the measure as a member of the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (L.E.A.P.).

Trying To Bend Both Ways (tags)

There really isn’t any way to say you stand staunchly against a position if you hope to remain credible for long - not in the eyes of the public. It’s like a person claiming to be fasting from food for the greater good passionately and openly, but then getting caught feasting on barbeque spare ribs and lo mein at the Chinese restaurant on the opposite side of town. It’s like the person claiming to be against drugs getting videotaped selling crystal meth. It’s like the human rights activist businessman getting caught using child labor. Whether to the right or the left of the political spectrum no one likes it.

The High Court Uphold Prop 8: ALL OUT TO THE STREETS! (tags)

t’s an outrage! Today, as expected the conservative California Supreme Court upheld the bigoted Prop. 8 in an overwhelming vote of 6-1. It dealt the LGBT community a judicial defeat but with a compromise that wishes to placate the community. It maintained that the 18,000 marriages remained untouched.

Long march to freedom (tags)

[ Like non-whites and women, queers must keep marching on a very long road.] .....

Solidarity destroys fascism: LB activists unite to ignore racists (tags)

The conservative student at Cal State Long Beach invited Jim Gilchrist, founder of the anti-immigrant Minutemen, and Ted Hayes, homeless advocate-turned anti-immigrant opportunist, to speak on campus during immigration awareness week. The good people of CSULB ignored them, and the racists went away, proving that regardless of the strategies chosen, solidarity is the key in winning our struggles.

No On 8 Temecula (tags)

Hundreds take the streets in Temecula to say NO ON PROP 8!

Outrage in 23rd Senate District Over Last Minute Fran Pavley Mailer (tags)

Fran's last mailer includes a picture of Henry Waxman on the outside but on the inside, she is happily smiling, shaking hands and being congratulated By Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hicks case becomes Quicksand for Oz Government (tags)

When things are a bit slow we can always rely on the Australian conservative government to entertain us -- their now very desperate (divorced from reality) attempts to come out of the Hicks “saga” smelling roses are entertaining if nothing else. The impossibility of the Howard government looking good over any issue relating to Hicks hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of the Federal Treasurer, Peter Costello. The Treasurer has very unwisely waded into the debate with characteristic arrogance and miscalculated comments directed at Hicks. Try as Costello might to incriminate Hicks and brand him a murderer, the facts defy his every attempt.

Australian PM criticises Barak Obama (tags)

John Howard, known internationally as a Bush lackey, shameless coward, racist and abandoner of Australian citizens in trouble, today levelled a criticism at U.S. Presidential candidate, Barak Obama. The ‘aluminium tubing’ Prime Minister stated that Obama’s Iraq policy would “completely destabilise and destroy Iraq”. Howard seems ‘completely’ oblivious to the FACT that his participation in the illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq has ALREADY COMPLETELY DESTABILISED AND DESTROYED Iraq!

Inanity for Xmas (tags)

The arch-conservative Anglican Dean of Sydney's St. Andrews Cathedral, Phil Jensen, has delivered a Christmas message worthy of the most mindless, inane comment that the infamous neo-con war monger and lunatic Donald “uknown knowns” Rumsfeld could have delivered. The Dean stated that “Christmas is about God giving, that God gave the gift of God and the gift of God, is God," (!) Those Australians who imagined that mindless, unqualified statements only issued from American neo-cons be advised, conservative pro-American Evangelicals are alive and very ‘unwell’ in conservative Anglican Sydney.

Pot Cultivation in Today’s America (tags)

It’s Official, marijuana represents the USA’s most lucrative locally grown product – at $200 billion/annum, corn, wheat and potatoes are chicken feed. While U.S. borders seep various powdered imports it’s good ol’ home grown pot that makes the bankers smile. The USA is drowning in contraband and the negative social ramifications of the neo-PROHIBITION of unenlightened conservative beliefs – when will they ever learn?

A way to drive with out ID??? (tags)

Hmmm.... Utah allows the undocumented to drive legally with a "driving privilege card." I bet that would be useful for Americans who don't have the required ID to get a drivers license

Republican Congressional Candidate Fingers the Bushies for planning 9/11 (tags)

author: Realpolitiker

A CALL TO ARMS: Fighting Conservative America From Your Computer Desk (tags)

Have you ever wanted to get involved and have your voice heard? Here is an easy and entertaining way to do both from the computer you are using at this very moment.

Keeping America Empty (tags)

How one small-town conservationist launched today’s anti-immigration movement

Governor Losing Conservative Appeal (tags)

Recent poll ratings are improving for Governor Schwarzenegger but conservatives don't appear to be sold on the governor to lead California for another four years.

MINUTEMAN CO-FOUNDER JOINS HATE GROUP (tags)

Add another log on the hate fires that the Minuteman Project built. They have repeated the refrain over and over again that they have no tolerance for hate groups or their members joining them. Sean Hannity has been their television personality cheerleader parroting the declaration. Well, that hasn't been the case, as hatemonger after hatemonger have been using the Minuteman Project as a springboard for their little race war. One would think that if a group are so adamant about racists in their midsts, they would do something to stifle this activity. Well that didn't happen, nor did it look like it's going to. Minuteman co-founder, Jim Gilchrist, on the left in the picture above with the other founder Chris Simcox and cheerleader Hannity, joined the California Coalition for Immigration Reform. That's a group that's close to, among other groups, the Council of Conservative Citizens, and it is noted by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group. It is getting tiresome finding example after example of the race-based vigilantism that the Minuteman Project keeps trying to deny they are engaged in, but now it is even harder to do so. That is just fine for the scores of groups looking to seal the fate of these lowlifes.

July 4th is Flag Burning Day (tags)

For the fifth time politicians have succeeded in pushing an amendment to outlaw burning the United States flag through the House of Representatives. This time they have the best chance of using the conservative control of capital hill to ratify it.

Neo Cons to Meet in Vegas, Call to Action (tags)

Neo-Cons claim meeting is to foster democracy and freedom, yet they only invited one side. This is a good opportunity to show the right what democracy looks like.

Hollywood Activists Brand Bush (tags)

We previously reported the conservative group, Citizens United, planned to erect two pro-Bush billboards in Hollywood "thanking" Hollywood for Bush's reelection.http://www.humaneventsonline.com/article.php?id=6659

Bush and Trotsky (tags)

An op-ed on the State of the Union message and propaganda.

Gay Bashing: Its the Collaborators, Stupid (tags)

The necons, directed by Karl Rove and the Bush Faith-based Initive federal money, is wooing black preachers willing to be puppets in their homophobic campaign against 'gay marriage'

The Public Stoning of Martha Stewart: A Lifting of the Veil (tags)

Members of the mainstream press flew into Martha Stewart with more than their usual viciousness following her setting out as a political victim. Having nothing substantial to use against her, they have given negative connotations to her success, mocked the domestic skills upon which she has built her life’s work, twisted what she said and misquoted her, and made hateful remarks that could not have gotten past the editor in the days of ethical media practices. . . .

The President's Conservative Critics (tags)

OC Weekly's collection of conservative critiques of Dubya.

The Softer Side of Bush? (tags)

Do you believe in personal responsiblity, that actions speak louder than words, and that words really do mean something? Apparenly, the GOP faithful do not -- for while the Main Street Republicans are putting on a good show at the Convention, the Hard-Right are hitting the streets and getting their hands dirty...

Anything But Straight (tags)

The way leading right wing operatives often conduct their personal lives is also emblematic of the emptiness of the conservative agenda. And this week, their tiresome values charade once again has been shattered.

Help Spread Justice! Your needed now! (tags)

The conservatives are meeting to plan the destruction of our country. Progressive minded people should show up in capitalist undercover ware to help liberalize their groups from within.

Elections in Spain & Russia: voters oppose Bush hegemony (tags)

In Spain and Russia, voters decisively rejected candidates aligned with the American and British governments. However, in both countries the winners are also in favor of internal clampdowns against "terrorism."

Is Libertarian candidate Gary Nolan a Neocon? (tags)

Free the Eagle helped rally members of Congress behind Lt Colonel Oliver North and the Contra cause and lent office space and public relations advice to anti-Communist freedom-fighter movements in Mozambique and Angola ... and Gary Nolan is a board member.

Talk Radio: Fascism or Democracy at Work? (tags)

Those attacking Clear Channel are the rringe elements - potentially violent radicals, anti-Semites, conspiracy mongers - including the various incarnations of the left-wing Indymedia.org.

High schooler savors becoming a conservative (tags)

"Liberals welcome every Muhammad, Jamul and Jose who wishes to leave his Third World state and come to America - mostly illegally - to rip off our health-care system, balkanize our language and destroy our political system."

Clark is the DLC's attempt to maintain control of the Democratic party, (tags)

even at the cost of a Bush win this year.

One Sided? (tags)

How can we ensure that our perspective is not skewed?

Moderate Group Surfaces To Take On Conservative Opposition (tags)

Mr. Woods challenged the Club fog Growth to disclose who its donors are; "Don't come into Arizona in secret. Tell us exactly where your donations are coming from or stay out of Arizona."

Unspinning Fox News Channel’s Bill O'Reilly (tags)

FOX creates programming for an audience that is angry about Jesse Jackson or reparations for slavery, or are still angry about Bill Clinton, or who think -- like O'Reilly does -- that Hillary Clinton is the most dangerous politician in the country.

8 Simple Rules for Schwarzenegger to follow, or else get 'Clubbed' (tags)

A driving force behind the Conservative storm front in America will quite likely be the Governor\'s mentor -- and in the course, steer the socially-liberal Arnold toward a starkly Conservative agenda.

Fox News:Miles from 'fair and balanced' (tags)

LA Times article on bias at Fox News, and who's responsible.

FOX Whistleblower: Miles from 'fair and balanced' (tags)

"Daily life at [Fox] is all about management politics....Editorially, the FNC newsroom is under the constant control and vigilance of management....[Fox] is, to a large extent, 'Roger's [Murdoch] Revenge' against what he considers a liberal, pro-Democrat media establishment...."

Conservative-Libertarian Split: Liberals Get It, Conservatives Don't (tags)

The left is aware of the emerging conservative-libertarian schism while the right for the most part remains in denial.

Rush Took as Many as 30 Pills a Day (tags)

Rush's fans were sympathetic when he announced his sudden deafness--the result of some kind autoimmune illness. But Suspicion has now turned to his drug habit: repeated large doses of hydrocodone (brand name Vicodin) can cause severe hearing impairment.

Nader shines light on Texas GOPs dark agenda (tags)

Nader called the Texas Republican Party's platform the most radically conservative he has ever seen, calling for: withdrawing from the UN, retaking the Panama Canal, repealing the minimum wage, and abolishing the Department of Education and the IRS.

Even Conservative Republicans call Bush "a functional illiterate." (tags)

Even Conservative Republicans call Bush "a functional illiterate." They're catching on! Looks like EVERYBODY is beginning to realize that Bu$h is a drunken, monkey-faced idiot.

Ann Coulter: The Conservative's Muse (tags)

Ann Coulter is on a roll, however. She has clearly orchestrated her career as the outspoken, muse of the far right; the babe of the neo-cons, the conservative's Tokyo Rose. Some might suggest she saw the writing on the wall and knew she had a good thing. Perhaps so. Perhaps not. Perhaps she believes the bilge she tosses out as truth. That possibility is even more startling.

Arnold -You've got some 'splain'in to do! (tags)

Arnold, before you get the keys to the gov'na's office, California voters of color and progressive Anglos may want an explaination of your alleged association with a group called "US English".

Where are the Right-Wing Artists? (tags)

Conservatives and libertarians expect their artists to be supported by the market, but that attitude ill serves the creation of a conservative or libertarian culture... the common perception in Hollywood is that Conservatives are "bigots"

Crude-o-cons (tags)

"On June 3, the columnist Ann Coulter addressed a Republican women’s club in Jacksonville, Florida (see Anthony Gancarski, "An Evening with Ann Coulter"). In the course of her diatribe ... Coulter proclaimed that the Middle East is now 'George Bush’s bitch.' 'Bitch' in this sense is prison talk for the victim of homosexual rape.

EU Draws a Line in the Sand (tags)

Now that the European Union has drawn a line in the sand by bringing the exiled word "Central" back to center stage in a vote on Thursday April 17th. 2003 that demands that the U.N. play the "Central" role in rebuilding Iraq

German conservative opposition leader Angela Merkel (tags)

German conservative opposition leader Angela Merkel visits US

Protest Behind the Orange Curtan (tags)

I went to the antiwar protest in Yorba Linda at the Richard Nixon Library. Here are some pics.

I am a real conservative (tags)

True conservativism vs left/right fog

Weekly Orange County Anti-War Demo (tags)

Every Friday scores of people gather in Costa Mesa, California to express their opposition to war without end.

Jesus Christ: Movie Producer? (tags)

Conservative evangelicals take on Hollywood on its own turf.

Howard Phillips Smokes Sir Alan Greenspan in 150 Words or Less (tags)

Washington's Conservative Caucus Chairman Howard Phillips smokes Sir Alan Greenspan in 150 words or less on the latter's understanding of the American Constitution.

Capitalist politicians divided whether US imperialism is good idea (tags)

BOGOTA -- Opposition to a U.S. order for Colombia to back immunity for U.S. troops before the International Criminal Court could spell difficulty for newly inaugurated White House representative Alvaro Uribe.

COUP WATCH: Conservative Judge Shreds Constitution So Cheney Can Be VP (tags)

A conservative Reagan-appointed federal judge once involved in intimidated minority voters dramatically rewrote the Constitution on Friday, in order to allow Texas’s electoral votes to cast for Dick Cheney as well as George Bush. A carnival of conservative contradictions.

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