Showing results for: secession

Trump's Big Lie is the new Lost Cause — and it may poison the country for decades Lucian K. Truscott IV
Trump has embraced the narrative of the defeated South: Lie about everything, and double down on vicious bigotry
10/23/2021 12:00 UTC
Only one presidential election has provoked civil war — at least until now Matthew Rozsa
We've had lots of contentious elections. But the only one to literally split the country apart came in 1860
09/05/2021 10:00 UTC
Supreme Court sanctions GOP's vigilante strategy to stay in power Heather Digby Parton
Trump's SCOTUS says state-sanctioned vigilantism is a valid law enforcement mechanism
09/03/2021 14:03 UTC
White America's "hidden wound" threatens to destroy the country — and not for the first time Kirk Swearingen
Half a century ago, writer Wendell Berry saw this coming: What white people can't talk about is destroying them
10/11/2021 14:00 UTC
Robert E. Lee and the Trumpists: Why a Confederate "hero" is still important Chauncey DeVega
Trump's remarks about the treasonous general were historically ignorant. To his followers, that's not a problem
09/16/2021 09:50 UTC
College Republicans in disarray after 'stolen' election — Texas chapter may even secede Bob Brigham
Allegations of voter fraud were rampant. Audits are likely. Some states may even secede
07/18/2021 16:27 UTC
GOP's whitewashing of history takes Texas as Gov. Greg Abbott launches "1836 Project" Kenny Stancil
"Such a pure expression of fascism," one social media user said of Texas' new law
06/10/2021 21:07 UTC
Donald Trump and the new Lost Cause Lucian K. Truscott IV
If you want to know how the Big Lie will go down in revisionist history, look to the South and the Civil War
06/19/2021 12:00 UTC
Republicans are not in "disarray": They're united in their assault on American democracy Chauncey DeVega
There's no serious conflict within the Republican Party. Liz Cheney and Mitt Romney are being purged for disloyalty
05/06/2021 10:00 UTC
New York Times argues Georgia voting law won't shrink turnout — but what it does might be worse Igor Derysh
Voting rights groups push back against New York Times analysis downplaying the impact of Georgia's restrictions
04/15/2021 09:50 UTC
Republican supremacy: Inside the GOP's plot to hijack American democracy Heather Digby Parton
Democrats are fighting the last battle in the GOP's continued war on voting
04/07/2021 13:35 UTC
White supremacy and the filibuster: From John C. Calhoun to Mitch McConnell Carl Pope
Conservatives simply don't want majority rule. Since before the Civil War, the filibuster has been their weapon
03/31/2021 09:50 UTC
Progressives debate the merits of sealing blue-state borders during Bush's second term, and protest Salon's rough handling of "Not One Damn Dime Day."
01/27/2005 03:48 UTC
The economics of Alaskan secession
The state has oil, natural gas and lots of armed libertarians. Independence is a no-brainer!
09/04/2008 22:58 UTC
Just how bad off is the Republican Party (Part 2)?
A state-by-state look at the state of the Grand Old Party in the Age of Steele.
03/18/2009 14:23 UTC