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March 4, 2016
Paul Ryan's GOP Prays for People's Prejudices
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December 18, 2015
The Double Devolution of the GOP and the U.S. Media

Months after Donald Trump cemented his frontrunner status, the American media and the Republican Party are now approaching a state of panic. Press and pundits have scrambled to explain how Trump--despite his blatant lies, casual race-baiting, religious bigotry and shameless xenophobia--has in the face of their predictions of his certain doom nevertheless tightened his grip […]

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November 25, 2015
Will Republicans Use Romney's "Jewish Test" for Syrian Refugees?

In the aftermath of the Paris slaughter perpetrated by French and Belgian nationals, the GOP's best and brightest are waging an incendiary rhetorical crusade to prevent 10,000 Syrian refugees from joining the roughly 2,300 already here. Among the 2016 GOP presidential field, Donald Trump declared his support for a database to track Muslims. Marco Rubio […]

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November 22, 2015
Memo to GOP: Bush's Only Regret Was His Tough Talk on Terror

In the aftermath of the bloody attacks in Paris, conservatives are hopping mad that President Obama isn't mad enough. During Obama's G20 press conference, an incredulous CNN's Jim Acosta asked, "Why can't we take out these bastards?" s, Apparently unaware that the President's would-be GOP successors have offered little more than the steps Obama is […]

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November 8, 2015
Conservatives Demand Ben Carson Release College Transcripts. Just Kidding.

Over the past few days, Ben Carson's too good to be true life story has been exposed as, well, too good to be true. As it turns out, the 2016 GOP frontrunner's heart-warming redemption story of the would-be mom-hammering, friend-stabbing, seething student who passed up West Point to become a world-renowned neuro-surgeon had gotten the […]

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November 2, 2015
Jeb Bush Denies He's in a Persistent Vegetative State

In the wake of Jeb Bush's disastrous debate performance this week, press and pundits have pronounced his campaign dead. Headlines declaring "Jeb died on that stage" and "Yeah, Jeb is probably toast" and "Jeb's chances for president, RIP" shared the same diagnosis. Jenna Lee of Fox News suggesed to him that his collapse on CNBC […]

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September 29, 2015
John Boehner's Deal with the Devil

House Speaker John Boehner shocked the political world last week when he announced his resignation less than 24 hours after hosting Pope Francis on Capitol Hill. As it turns out, his timing was altogether fitting. After all, Boehner's life had become a living hell precisely because he had a done a deal with the devil […]

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August 18, 2015
Straight Outta Cotton

The top-grossing movie in America this past weekend was Straight Outta Compton, the story of the rise of the hip-hop legends N.W.A. With its $57 million opening box office take, morning show appearances and (supposed) fans like Florida Senator Marco Rubio, the film's success illustrates the mainstream acceptance of rap culture once viewed by some […]

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August 5, 2015
The Holocaust, American Slavery and the Republicans' Routinely Repulsive Rhetoric

In the course of American and world history, slavery and the Holocaust are sui generis cataclysms. Any comparisons--especially casual ones--to the Nazi genocide of European Jewry and the bondage and oppression of African-Americans necessarily diminish these unique and unparalleled horrors. To seriously equate the ordinary to the almost unimaginable is a special kind of blasphemy […]

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June 5, 2015
Obama Opens 15 Point Approval Lead over President George W. Bush

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. That's especially true with former American presidents, whose approval numbers invariably rise as their time away from the Oval Office increases. That's one reason why Politico and the right-wing commentariat trumpeting a new CNN/ORC poll showing that George W. Bush now enjoys a higher approval rating than President Obama […]

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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