Stories by Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is the author of Goliath and Republican Gomorrah (Basic/Nation Books, 2009). Twitter at @MaxBlumenthal. subscribe to Max Blumenthal's feed

Posted on: Jan 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Mike Huckabee tells America: end the abortion "holocaust," save the country from illegal immigration.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Anti-immigration zealot and GOP presidential candidate Tom Tancredo hired what he often refers to as "criminal aliens" to renovate his Colorado house.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Max Blumenthal: If anything, the religious right movement seemed more extreme and paranoid than it did four years ago.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: TheNation.com

With the Pentagon's blessings and assistance, apocalyptic evangelists are proselytizing US troops in Iraq.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2007, Source: Media Matters for America

Apparently, those are the best sources that the <i>Weekly Standard</i> can find.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

From Iraq to homosexuality and abortion, a visit with the next crop of Republican leaders reveals the utter hypocrisy and delusional thinking that sustains GOP politics.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

The concept of "ex-gay" therapy, repudiated by the medical world, will be thoroughly examined when Bush's new surgeon general nominee comes up for confirmation.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

When Monica Goodling's name erupted into the news last week in the attorney scandal, the mainstream press suddenly realized that Pat Robertson's Regent University exists -- and that it's got a big footprint in the Bush admin.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2007, Source: The Nation

Sen. McCain has suffered a significant political defeat in his home base of Arizona by local Republicans activists who think he's a hypocrite who will do anything to get elected.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2006, Source: TheNation.com

Armed with a list of names of gay Republican staffers in Washington, Christian Right leaders are calling for their exit.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2006, Source: The Nation

There's a desperate fight for control at the top of the <i>Washington Times</i>, and accusations from the staff are flying that the newsroom is run by racist good ole' boys.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2006, Source: The Nation

How conservative zealot David Horowitz and a band of little-known operatives produced and promoted ABC's skewed 'The Path to 9/11.'

Posted on: Sep 1, 2006, Source: TheNation.com

The Virginia senator claimed his 'macaca' comment was a mistake. But George Allen has a long and cozy history with white supremacists.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2005, Source: TheNation.com

The Governor's race in Virginia is heating up, but the ads produced by the GOP candidate's attack-dog media consultant are backfiring and could sink the Republican.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2005, Source: The Nation

The far-right physician and political neophyte is apparently clueless about the law; yet he has a hand in shaping the U.S. Supreme Court.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2005, Source: TheNation.com

The Christian right activists gathered in Nashville for Justice Sunday II didn't get much of a defense of John Roberts, but learned a lot about 'enemy #1' -- Christopher Hitchens.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2005, Source: The Nation

A conference featuring Rep. Tom DeLay, Phyllis Schlafly, Alan Keyes and other religious extremists demands that judges acknowledge "God as the sovereign source of law."

Posted on: Dec 14, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Judith Reisman believes sex researcher Alfred Kinsey is responsible for all the cultural decay and sexual permissiveness that she sees. And she's got the ear of the Christian right and the White House.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2004, Source: AlterNet

For the religious right, Bush was like any other stealth candidate. No matter his unqualifications, he delivered for them in his first term, and so they rewarded him with their votes in record numbers.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Republican operative Nathan Sproul's company is under investigation for allegedly destroying voter registration forms signed by Democrats. Now comes new evidence about Sproul's connections to the Bush-Cheney campaign.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

While the rest of us are concerned about votes being stolen, the voting machine industry is squeezing millions from the public treasury.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Colin McNickle, the political wife-beater for billionnaire Richard Mellon-Scaife's right-wing attack machine, has set his sights on Teresa Heinz-Kerry &#8211; good thing she's willing to stand up to it.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Disney's counterpoint to 'Fahrenheit 9/11' is a right-wing anti-government commercial insidiously cloaked in a 'Morning in America' aesthetic.

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