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Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon. Email him at
Washington Post Columnist Richard Cohen: Black People Are Scary
Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: Salon
Commenting on Zimmerman case, admittedly racist columnist explains how hoodies are the "uniform" of criminals.
Dear ABC: Putting Anti-Vaccine Conspiracist Jenny McCarthy on “The View” Will Kill Children
Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: Salon
Anti-vaccine conspiracist and "View" co-host Jenny McCarthy isn't just quirky -- she spreads lies that hurt people.
Antonin Scalia Misses the Days When It Was OK for Government Discriminate Against Gay People
Posted on: Jun 26, 2013, Source: Salon
Supreme Court's arch-conservative says legalizing same-sex marriage discriminates against people who don't want it.
College Republicans’ Plan for GOP Rebranding: Seem Tolerant!
Posted on: Jun 3, 2013, Source: Salon
The branch of the conservative movement that bred the party's scummiest strategists urges a softer sell.
How Policy Nihilists in the Senate Doomed LGBT Immigrants
Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: Salon
Did you need more proof that our Senate is broken?
Is This Guy the Biggest GOP Jerk in Congress?
Posted on: Apr 30, 2013, Source: Salon
Ted Cruz has nothing to lose and everything to win by opposing any reasonable policy and generally acting like a jack-ass. Our system is truly broken.
Murdoch’s Horribly Irresponsible Tabloid is Doomed
Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Salon
He (and it) won't be around forever.
Libertarians' Idea of the "Most Free" State Is One of America's Most Woman-Hating
Posted on: Mar 29, 2013, Source: Salon
Sorry, women! Your "freedoms" aren't as important as freedom from excessive taxation.
The Utterly Atrocious Grand Bargain
Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: Salon
Begging Republicans to let us cut Social Security and Medicare is insane (no matter how much pundits lust after it).
GOP to Dems: Thanks For Caving On the Filibuster--Now We Can Destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Board
Posted on: Feb 4, 2013, Source: Salon
The Senate minority exercises its right to block an agency from functioning because they don't like it.
Bold New Conservative Idea: Screw the Poor
Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: Salon
Bobby Jindal and Jim DeMint exemplify an ossified movement with no new answers for poverty or anything else.
Political Disaster -- Members of Congress Expected to Spend 5 Hours a Day Begging for Money
Posted on: Jan 9, 2013, Source: Salon
Why politics is so dysfunctional, in a nutshell.
How the Conservative Movement Cons Its Naive Followers Out of Their Cash
Posted on: Jan 7, 2013, Source: Salon
The most prominent conservative organizations in the nation are primarily dedicated to separating conservatives from their money.
Chris Christie, Spare Us Your Anti-GOP Theatrics -- You're Still a Republican
Posted on: Jan 3, 2013, Source: Salon
The New Jersey governor helps the GOP keep power -- then doesn't like the results.
Why 2013 Is Going to Be Awful
Posted on: Jan 1, 2013, Source: Salon
Here's to a year of austerity, dysfunction, lousy Obama negotiations -- and no "Louie."
John Boehner’s Christmas Gift to You: The Republican House Will Destroy the Economy
Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: Salon
The failure of "Plan B" puts us on the path to default.
Alex Pareene's Super Hack List: The Sunday Shows, The Drudge Report, CNN
Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: Salon
Part II of the list of the worst of political media highlights.
Alex Pareene's Super Hack List: Politico, The Washington Post, Newsweek
Posted on: Dec 21, 2012, Source: Salon
A list of the worst of political media highlights.
What if 'Gun Control' Is Impossible?
Posted on: Dec 16, 2012, Source: Salon
That doesn't mean we can't ban some, make them a lot harder to get -- and maybe even tax the hell out of them.
Let’s Make Obama Regret His War on Weed
Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: Salon
The will of the people has been outstripped by the interests of professional drug warriors, and we should be complaining constantly and loudly.
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