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Alt-Right Gays to Log Cabin Republicans: You're No Conservatives

Being gay and conservative used to be an idiosyncratic curiosity, like being gay with a bad haircut—now, it's a way to get favs and followers.and...

How The U.S. Navy Named a Ship After Harvey Milk To Show Its LGBT Pride

... reason I think the ship is so important is because the military is very important to the Baltic nations, and the ship sends a...

A Loving Way to Boycott Trump

The last name of the couple at the heart of the story, “Loving,” sounds like one of those too-good-to-be-true Hollywood twists, but Loving was the...

How the GOP Went South

In 2008, the fiscally conservative Club for Growth issued a white paper slamming then Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee for having raised sales taxes, state spending,...

The Death of PJTV: How Aubrey Chernicks Right-Wing Media Dream Died

The often-bellicose outlet—which once deployed Joe “The Plumber” Wurzelbacher as a war correspondent in Israel, and featured truculent firebrand Bill Whittle (who joked at a...

Inside the Doomed Conservative Dump-Trump Plot

Quin Hillyer, a National Review contributing editor, fielded questions afterward from print reporters and a Chinese camera crew, explaining that the group hoped all the...

Oscars Ugliest Smear Campaigns Ever

So, in the weeks leading up to the 2003 Oscars, Polanski's victim made the rounds—on Good Morning America and Larry King Live—and even penned a...

Fox News vs. Donald Trump, Round 2: Chris Wallace on Megyn Kelly, Facing Insults, and Asking Tough Questions

“The great Mike Wallace was a friend of mine,” Trump told Lemon, referring to the 60 Minutes star. “And the son is only a tiny...

Thank These Trends for Donald Trump

The rise of talk radio, 24-hour cable news, and blogs are a positive development for those of us who lamented the mainstream media filter, but,...

Breaking the Bullingdon Club Omert: Secret Lives of the Men Who Run Britain

“They walked in here as if they were the Royal Family”, John Wood, one of the waiters that served them, told The . “One half...

Hey, NRA and Republican Stoolies: Obamas Not the Tyrant Here

Even impartial and conservative observers have wondered whether this once great party can continue to operate when its leaders seem to have mass-shotgunned The Blood...

How the P.C. Police Propelled Donald Trump

Richard Russo penned a satire of academic life in the 1990s called Straight Man in which one of the professors reminded his colleagues so often...

How the Media Got Trumped in 2015

A compendium of the chaos that has clouded The View includes: the firings of newbie panelists Nicolle Wallace and Rosie Perez, and the second abrupt...

Britains Conservative Sex Bus Scandal

In the aftermath of Johnson's death, the party's former chairman, Grant Shapps, resigned from the Cabinet; a former deputy chairman, Robert Halfon, admitted to cheating...

Embrace the ?70s, Hillary!

Hillary Clinton's bio should emphasize that the LSC began under Richard Nixon. During recent 40th anniversary festivities, the conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia saluted...

2016s Angry Populist Enforcer

Donald Trump, for his part, has returned the favor by granting an endless stream of “exclusives” to Boyle—notably Trump's vicious personal attack on BuzzFeed political...

ISIS Is Just One of a Full-Blown Global Jihadist Insurgency

Firstly, within the Muslim context, those liberal reformist Muslims, feminist Muslims, gay Muslims, dissenting Muslims, and minority sects—all these different minorities-within-the minority of the Muslim...

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross Tackle Reasonable Cops and Generous Slave Owners ...

On the set of a Charlie Rose-esque talk show titled The Charlene Boyeur Show, the host, played by Paget Brewster, interviews film director Peter Allison...

Tea Partys Boy Band Breaks Up: Rubio, Paul and Cruz Go to War

The first female jihadist suicide bomber to blow herself up on European shores struck this week in St. Denis, France. The pope and King Abdullah...

John Fogerty on Fascinating Donald Trump, His Disappointment with Obama, and ...

I'm not a Republican or a conservative, so it's not something that really affects me. I do find [Trump] especially fascinating and the rest of...

Theres Still a Chance for the 219 Girls Taken by Boko Haram

Susan Kang Schroeder, chief of staff at the Orange County district attorney's Office, told The that “we're open to anyone coming in and reviewing...

Iceland: Where Bankers Go to Jail for 74 Years

The first female jihadist suicide bomber to blow herself up on European shores struck this week in St. Denis, France. The pope and King Abdullah...

The X-Files Debuts Stellar New Episode and Makes Us Want to Believe Again

VarietyOf course, as ex-FBI agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) re-establishes in a voiceover at the start of the episode, his lifelong obsession with uncovering the...

Will David Cameron Be Remembered as a Transformative Leader, or a Rudderless ...

... western electorates. All the more remarkable it is then that David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party and doyen of the British establishment, thundered...

Why Ben Carson Is White Americas Perfect Black Candidate

“I don't think he has ever met or had a conversation with [Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell or [Speaker of the House John] Boehner,” said...

One Million Moms Tax-Exempt Outrage Industry

“By calling AFA and the Family Research Council 'hate groups' the SPLC has confused the public, making them think that those conservative family organizations advocate...

Gordon Moore is the Nerdy Moses of Silicon Valley

By 1976 Moore would boldly make the following claim: “We are bringing about the next great revolution in the history of mankind—the transition to the...

Meet the Man Working Overtime as Ben Carsons Biggest Public Defender

Three portraits of Armstrong Williams, presidential candidate Ben Carson's “business manager” and his best public defender, decorate his office near Capitol Hill. The first is...

Ann Coulter Broke My Heart

It is no secret that most college campuses tend to be far more encouraging of ideas from the left than the right, and openly identifying...

Ben Carsons Fear of a Muslim President

Ben Carson's Fear of a Muslim President. On Meet the Press, he said Islam is 'incompatible with the Constitution' and so a Muslim couldn't be...

Can Anyone Ever Truly Trust David Brock?

... security detail) were the subject of a 11,000-word exposé rife with seamy details that he never bothered to verify, part of the so-called “Arkansas...

North Carolinas Duggar-Approved Sex-Ed

Under a new North Carolina bill, sex-ed curricula would no longer require approval from a certified sexual health educator. The legislation, which passed North Carolina's...

Dan Rathers Moment of Truth: The Movie CBS and George W. Bush Dont Want You to See

In one chilling sequence, Mapes is seen browsing conservative websites online, with trolls branding her a “feminazi” and “ugly,” and one anonymous poster writing, “I'm...

Friend or Foe? How Men Really Feel About Tighty-Whities

This disparity may also explain why so many of the underwear designers I spoke to described today's tighty-whities as stylish and trendy. “It's making a...

Its Time For Gays To Forgive Chick-fil-A

Conservative media outlets love stories like Denver City Council's recent vote and for good reason: At a time when LGBT leaders are still looking to...

The Fox News Thorn in Hillarys Side

The 44-year-old Henry, the chief White House correspondent for the conservative-leaning “fair and balanced” channel since July 2011, seems to have gotten under Obama's skin...

Can Canadas JFK Jr. Beat the Conservatives?

That's what Chrystia Freeland tells me. A journalist and TV analyst of much renown, she was lured back to her native Canada to run for...

Think Your Voting Rights Are Guaranteed? Think Again.

In fact, as Berman points out, conservatives actually thought that the election of Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1968 would enable them to kill...

Bill Buckley Gets Bigger Over Time

... CBS or David Brinkley at NBC. To liven up its convention coverage that fall, ABC seated conservative William F. Buckley beside liberal Gore Vidal...

The Union That Rules News York

City council speaker and leader of the Progressive Caucus Melissa Mark-Viverito is a former organizer for 1199, which has played an active role in her...

Hillary Clintons $2 Billion Money Man

“Cheng has been at the very heart of the Clinton family money machine for years,” reads the opening graf of a “background report” provided to...

The Unbearable Nuttiness of Mike Huckabee

“…the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David… Then Jonathan and David made a covenant… ... you are accused of tea-totaling until...

Feds Caved to Let Richard Bransons Unsafe Spaceship Fly

Branson was not exactly accurate when he said Virgin Galactic was the only private company sending people into space—another California-based company, XCOR, has a much...

Whitewashing the Black Panthers

Daily Beast - The Daily BeastDaily BeastJoseph features heavily in the Vanguard of the Revolution, fulfilling the role of the handsome, clever, naive teenage Panther...

GOP Gives Up on Dump Trump

Whether it's the winery-owning mega donor, or the Koch-backed Hispanic outreach group or the former head of the American Conservative Union, there is a distaste...

The Coming Gay Rights Letdown

Randall Garrison, an openly gay Canadian member of Parliament (MP) and the official LGBT critic for the New Democratic Party (NDP), offered a blunter explanation.

Map: The States Still Fighting Gay Marriage

Follow the money. Conservatives are talking about individual rights to conscience, but the real battle is about outsourced government services, and whether those services should...

Gay Marriage Is American As Apple Pie

As president, he only approved same sex marriage on May 9, 2012, thanks to Vice President Joe Biden's blurting out his own endorsement days earlier...

Dylann Roof's Racist Manifesto Is Chilling

Dylan Roof at the McLeod Plantation in Charleston, SC on April 23, 2015. (Handout). The author wrote dismissively of the Northwest Front, “a political organization...

How James Madison Separated Church and State

The topic was raw, particularly for those from Virginia's more religious and conservative regions, where they had been raised to worship the Bible as the...