Tradition requires a year-end listicle. We could just tick off the news events to which rightbloggers reacted ridiculously over the past 52 weeks -- from gay marriage victories to Rand Paul's filibuster to the Boston Marathon bombing to the George Zimmerman trial to Obamacare. But everyone else i ... More >>
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Having worked out a lot of their racial anima on the Trayvon Martin case, rightbloggers have returned to their bombed-out bunkers to contemplate the future. Their latest big deal is "libertarian populism." The phrase seems oxymoronic, but the idea is to make conservatives and their agents in the GO ... More >>
Last week rightbloggers remained occupied with the recent D.C. scandals, which some of them expect to result in the President's impeachment; they even have a March on Washington and a shady poll to give them hope. We expect they will result in some sort of impeachment, if only of certain people's ju ... More >>
Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul spoke at historically black Howard University last week, and it was a major event. No, he didn't seem to win any black votes for the GOP -- even his fans admit as much. But white people of the rightblogger variety were all over it, and that's what counts. Some ... More >>
Ayn Rand’s ghost haunts Housing Works
Hail to the chief. Today the New York Post introduces us to some of the the New Yorkers running for President. No, Bloomberg didn't get any crazy ideas, and, no, Cuomo's not jumping the gun. Instead these 11 -- 10 from the city and one from Long Island -- have turned in statements of candidacy to th ... More >>
For those people who adore Kelly Clarkson and hate Ron Paul supporters, the inaugural American Idol's Wednesday night endorsement of Paul's presidential candidacy was especially painful. The move might have been merely confusing in years past, when Paul was a web-specific phenomenonthe equiva ... More >>
This story is not what you think it will be, which is to say, it's not a dating story. Not explicitly, and not generally, either. This story is about kind people, people who are opening their New York and other city apartments to traveling strangers in need of lodging. Except, the twist is, s ... More >>
Just this time, OK? It would be very comforting to be able to blame Sarah Palin for the horrible Arizona shootings, but it would seem a little hypocritical since we always say you can't blame rock stars and their crazy songs for various teen tragedies that are often ascribed to them by right ... More >>
People often say that the Republican Party has become much more conservative than it used to be. But they don't talk much about how conservatism itself has become more... hmm, how to put this politely -- let's say, detached from traditional American beliefs and standards of behavior. We're not talk ... More >>
Lisa Murkowski, who's running in Alaska's Republican primary for their empty Senate seat, hasn't had a great election season. First she was called a whore by her opponent, and now, the whole of Alaskan government is treating her like one.
We mentioned earlier that, as Libertarian candidate Eric Sundwall has been disqualified from the race, we expected Republican Jim Tedisco to gain ground over Democrat Scott Murphy in Tuesday's special election to succeed Kirsten Gillibrand in the House. Murphy is, after all, the candidate of the mor ... More >>
As Hillary Clinton clings to the almost mathematically impossible dream that she can be the Democratic nominee, it's becoming increasingly clear that November’s general election match-up will pit Barack Obama against John McCain. While Democrats worry that Ralph Nader could, yet again, take votes ... More >>
Civil libertarians battle a city DNA database the hard way
Board of Elections thins the menu voters get to dine from on September 13 It's only August 5th, so the campaign for mayor, city council, and other municipal offices is far fromexcept perhaps for those candidates bounced from the ballot during Board of Elections hearings this week, people like ... More >>
On the fringes of the mayoral race: new ideas, fresh faces, slim chances
Daniel Romano was just an ordinary Satanist in Queens. One jagged scar later, he's a national test case for hate crime laws.
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