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  • Tea Party sinks to new low with attacks on gay pride attendees

    When I heard some local Tea Party zealots had worked themselves into a frothy lather over a Republican political misstep, I naively assumed it was over the revelation that Gov. Rick Scott had been spotted at a Fort Lauderdale Starbucks sipping a chai...
  • Intolerance by Broward GOP hurts everyone

    Intolerance by Broward GOP hurts everyone
    If Broward County Republicans are trying to bury themselves, they are doing an excellent job. A hate-filled tirade against gays can do that. The Republican Party wants you to believe they are more inclusive than ever, reaching out to Hispanics and...
  • Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court

    Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court
    Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning...
  • GOP taking extremism to the extreme

    GOP taking extremism to the extreme
    The big news in politics this month has been the primary upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.). To understand how Cantor lost to economics professor David Brat -- not to mention how the Tea Party ethic has captured mainstream Republican...
  • Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016

    Republicans need a reasonable hero for 2016
    President Barack Obama's favorability ratings are low, Iraq is collapsing, there's a humanitarian crisis brewing on our border with Mexico and Hillary Clinton is making tone-deaf comments about her personal wealth. It's an opportune time for the...
  • Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?

    Thursday: Will GOP pay a price for bashing gay pride parade?
        The Republican hate mongers are at it again. This time it’s really ugly. Tea party activists – and don’t you just love the tea party activists – ripped County Commissioner Chip LaMarca and School Board member Heather...
  • Ex-Im Bank and the bigger fight against cronyism

    Few Americans know much about the Export-Import Bank, and yet this obscure government agency is currently the focus of intense debate in the nation's capital. So what gives? At the most practical level, lawmakers must decide whether to reauthorize Ex-Im'...
  • Race and the Mississippi election

    Race and the Mississippi election
    Tea party champion Chris McDaniel and his supporters are not amused by the irony of seeing their opponent in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary, incumbent Thad Cochran, win by mobilizing black Democrats to turn out for him. I don't blame them for...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Can the EPA stop global climate change?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent over the...
  • One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up

    One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up
    Republican Lesli Gooch has halted her bid for a recount of ballots in an Inland Empire congressional race in which she placed third, narrowly missing a place on the fall general election ballot. Gooch finished just 209 votes behind Redlands Mayor Pete...
  • Political upstarts still formidable: Front Burner

    As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot. The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....