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The Liberal Philadelphia Weekly May Become a Conservative Alt-Weekly

Philadelphia used to have two so-called alt-weekly newspapers. In one corner, you had the City Paper. And in the other corner, you had the Philadelphia […]

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OPINION: Where Are All the Conservatives on Your Best of Philly List?

Ed Note: We had a lot of fun putting together this year’s Media, Politics & People (aka “The 38 Philadelphians We Love”) portion of our […]

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Values Voter Summit Made the Internet Seem Drunk—and Extra Homophobic—This Week

Did your Facebook feed feel rip-roaring wasted this week? Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s nothing to be alarmed over: It’s simply the 2014 Values Voter Summit, […]

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Corbett Hires Tea Party Conspiracy Theorist at $70k/Yr

Here’s how to get a plum job in government: Spend four years railing against the government. Bucks County-based Ana Puig, a co-founder of the Kitchen […]

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Tea Party Activists Protest Outside Comcast Shareholders Meeting

At eight o’clock this morning, a dozen Tea Party activists began unfurling handwritten signs and “Don’t Tread on Me” Gadsden flags outside the front entrance […]

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2013 CPAC Isn’t All Tea Party and Sarah Palin

  For the next three days, conservative pundits, patrons and politicians will be gathered outside Washington D.C. for their first major powwow since Mitt Romney lost […]

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Failed Fox Pundit Dick Morris Replacing Smerconish at Talk Radio 1210

Dick Morris predicted Romney would win in a “landslide,” winning 325 electoral votes. (He won 206.) He was named “Worst Pundit of 2012” by PunditTracker, […]

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Chris Christie Not Invited to Gathering of Conservatives

More evidence that Chris Christie will never be president as long as he remains Republican: The New Jersey governor wasn’t invited to CPAC, an annual […]

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If You Were John Boehner, Your Ass Would Be Fired

All hail Presidents Day, known for automobile sales and bearable traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway. It’s not really a day for thinking about politics. Yet […]

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The Decline of Fox News

Like many liberals, I felt there was one appropriate response when I heard that Fox News ratings had plummeted to their lowest levels in 12 […]

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What Do Frat Boys and the Republican Party Have in Common?

On the face of things, it feels just a little too easy to equate today’s Republican Party with a bunch of over-entitled frat boys. Sure, […]

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Al Gore to Spice Things Up at the Constitution Center

Just when you thought the National Constitution Center was getting too edgy with their Prohibition exhibit, they’ve decided to scale things down to PBS-volume again. […]

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Corbett Basically Breaks No-Tax Pledge; Gas About to Get More Expensive

Tom Corbett is caught between a rock in a hard place: Fund Pennsylvania’s decimated transportation infrastructure, or obey Grover Norquist’s no-tax pledge? It appears he’s […]

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Clarence Thomas Speaks! (First Time in 7 Years!)

Clarence Thomas, by claiming he gets all the info he needs from legal briefs, has managed to sleep through more than half a decade of […]

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Ronald Reagan Hologram Almost Appeared At GOP Convention

You kids are probably too young to remember Ron Headrest, the Max Headroom-like virtual version of President Ronald Reagan that existed only in Doonesbury cartoons […]