Apr 19, 2015

Republican hopefuls bicker over America's role in world

Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire, a small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process. Sen. Rand Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky, lashed out at military hawks in the Republican ...

America's political system is broken

Apr 13, 2015

America's political system is broken

by Ted Rall

The fact that U.S. presidential candidates must adjust their positions to conform to the banal, the uninspired, the illegal, with total disregard for the will or the greater good of the people, demonstrates that the American political system is broken.

U.S. rancher defends slavery remarks, loses supporters

Apr 25, 2014

U.S. rancher defends slavery remarks, loses supporters

A rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch Republican defenders after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery. Republican politicians from around the ...