5 radically conservative fast food companies

SALON These food chains are owned by far right-wingers who’ve funded conservative super-PACs. For all the Oreo Cookies out there – companies that support gay rights, if only because doing so is good for business – there are plenty of food companies that have not come around on progressive social issues. In fact, a number… More 5 radically conservative fast food companies

Segregationists never went away: We just call them “small-government conservatives” now

SALON Black freedom & opportunity in America has always required the very federal intervention the right wants to destroy The continuing decline of public sector jobs at local, state, and federal levels is having an abysmal economic impact on African Americans, for whom steady, stable government employment opportunities have provided a sure path into the… More Segregationists never went away: We just call them “small-government conservatives” now

Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

Media Matters HUME: I’m not sure they’re calling the shots but make no mistake about it, Bill. These — some of these radio talk show hosts have real influence. They have a huge following, particularly in very conservative areas where they are most popular and where the many members of congress who inhabit those areas… More Fox’s Hume Details How Right Wing Media Push GOP To Extremes

An open letter to the conservative men of America

Quiet Mike – Erin Nanasi Dear Conservative Man, As I write this, you are probably gearing up for your 4th of July celebration. Perhaps you have reverently hung the Chinese-made American flag you whip out for holidays. You might be lovingly staring at that Stars and Stripes shirt you bought at Walmart (made in Taiwan), or… More An open letter to the conservative men of America

Delgado: Is Conservatism Dead?

Alan Colmes’ Liberaland AJ Delgado at Mediaite: What happened this month to make it so historic? Three key developments (or three death-knells): 1) Immigration reform is all but a foregone conclusion. 2) The gay marriage debate is essentially over. Why March 2013? It is when the momentum and timing all serendipitously fell into place. 3) The plan to defund… More Delgado: Is Conservatism Dead?

Joe Conason’s Quote Is Still Relevant…

  From Wikipedia: Joe Conason (born January 25, 1954) is an American journalist, author and political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies (2003), which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives. He currently is editor-in-chief at The National Memo, a new political newsletter and website. Conason wrote: Liberal… More Joe Conason’s Quote Is Still Relevant…

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

As I’ve said before in a similar article, this study is not a conclusive statement that all of the above have low I.Q.s… The Huffington Post Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals? A provocative new study from Brock University in Ontario suggests the answer to both questions may be… More Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

Study Connects Low IQ with Conservatives

I didn’t reproduce this article to disparage all conservatives.  The article and the scientists make it clear that this was not their intent either… Daily Kos This article appeared on Yahoo today via livescience.com, which draws a link between low-intelligence and socially conservative ideologies.  I guess in my mind I pretty much already knew this… More Study Connects Low IQ with Conservatives