The Prussian military analyst Carl von Clausewitz wrote of action in war that it must “be planned in a mere twilight, which – like the effect of a fog or moonlight – gives to things exaggerated dimensions and unnatural appearance.” As I attempted to research and write an article that would undertake a left-independent analysis
In order to illustrate the problem with progressives feeling in any way good about Ron Paul, I offer the following hypothetical. Imagine a candidate, currently poised to capture a significant portion of the GOP primary vote, possessing a unique personality and message as a result of the groundwork he had laid for several decades as
With “Occupy…” protests sprouting up across the country, media outlets, political entities and groups within the greater movement are speaking on behalf of the movement at large. They’ve outlined OWS’s demands, its motivation, its ideologies and its demography. In response, images and statements like this one are making the rounds on social networks, rejecting any
Religious freedom to the GOP translates into freedom for them to use government offices to force you to observe and practice their religion of choice, not your own. If you dare to exercise any rights other than those they say you are entitled to, you need to be silenced.
What the GOP is doing to prevent voting across the country is awful. But while the Democrats are right to condemn it, the party of the donkey doesn’t have a clean record on the matter, even lately. Democrats need to swear off disenfranchising third parties if they want the moral credibility to fight GOP attacks
Matt steps away from his usual unreasonable revolutionary politics to ask why the GOP can’t even play by its own rules.