Topic | Ronald Reagan

How Transformation Became Reformation: The Religious Right and the Rest of Us

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The fight for same sex marriage rights has surfaced deep political divisions within the LGBT movement. On one side of the divide, marriage advocates say that winning marriage inclusion is just a step in a larger civil rights struggle. Meanwhile, marriage critics remind us that the movement that began with the Stonewall rebellion was a […]

White Guys With Guns

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All this talk lately about stockpiles of weapons and images of white men shouting at cameras about the 2nd amendment has gotten me thinking about the 1980s. I don’t mean the 1980s writ large, as in the last time that vigilante white supremacists looked like they might grow into a significant movement. I mean my […]

Why I Rooted For Mitt, Or Rick Santorum Is A Danger…Still

Why I Rooted For Mitt, Or Rick Santorum Is A Danger...Still

Hallelujah! Rick Santorum is finally out of the Republican primary race! What, you didn’t think I would feel that way? I’ve been listening to liberal media pundits talk about the unlikely prospect of Rick Santorum winning the Republican presidential nomination as if it would be a “gift” to Democrats all season. Some liberals have even […]

The War on Women of Color

The b.s. that passes for news is enough to give a person the information superhighway version of road rage. Hardly a word of substance had been uttered about moms until  Hilary Rosen‘s statement that work-at-home mom of five Anne Romney never worked “a day in her life” became ammo in the war over women(s’ votes). […]