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Donald Trump "rescues" 200 marines?

Did Donald Trump fly 200 marines home free of charge in 1991? [more inside]
posted by Salvor Hardin on May 21, 2016 - 5 answers

Echoes from the other side

Is there a Hillary Clinton focused version of Slate's Trumpcast? [more inside]
posted by sparklemotion on May 11, 2016 - 1 answer

Is it worth getting into political arguments on Facebook?

I have this friend, we've known each other since we were five and I see her every time I go home. She helped me deal with my abusive ex and recently attended my grandad's funeral which was a difficult time. It's all good until she writes offensive, provocative stuff on FB and I feel like I don't know this person. Do I brush it to one side or engage with it? How would you deal with this? [more inside]
posted by everydayanewday on May 1, 2013 - 35 answers

What's up with conservatives talking about Chinese treasury holdings?

Can somebody explain the current conservative talking point "China Has Divested 97% of Its Holdings In U.S. Treasury Bills" to me? Is this simply false, or is it creative statistics, or what? [more inside]
posted by mindsound on Jun 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Looking for Innovative US Right-Wing Youth Civics and Activist groups

Looking for specific suggestions of particularly innovative successful/popular US national-level grassroots right-wing civics activist groups (can be conservative, libertarian, religious, non-religious etc. etc; but not extremist) for an academic research project. We are especially interested in youth-focussed/web & new media-savvy/participatory culture savvy groups. Any research report (academic or non-academic) recommendations are most welcome too. [more inside]
posted by zresearch on May 26, 2011 - 6 answers

Sources on Sweden's far right/neo-nazi movement?

Asking for a friend: what books/articles are available in English on the far right/neo-nazi movement in Sweden? (Needed for a review of Stieg Larsson's trilogy.) There's some info online at Searchlight Magazine (for which Larsson was a contributor), but wondering if there's a general history/overview available. Thanks!
posted by scody on Jan 10, 2011 - 10 answers

I need a "politics for dummies" book.

I'd like to be knowledgeable about politics enough to be able to state my opinion, engage in debates, and the like. I'm a one-issue person (gay marriage) and I'd like to discover my own beliefs about politics so that I no longer have to sit quietly when my friends get into it.
posted by Autumn on Oct 25, 2010 - 15 answers

is cleaning up after a rally politically noteable?

What's up with the claim right-wing groups make that their rallies don't leave anything to clean up, while left-wing rallies leave behind tons of litter? [more inside]
posted by mdn on Oct 3, 2010 - 17 answers

Your wrong! No, you're wrong!

Spelling in protest signs - is there a liberal / conservative divide? [more inside]
posted by VikingSword on Mar 31, 2010 - 30 answers

The propaganda machine or my imagination?

Am I imagining things or has there lately been a surge of right-wing opinion dominating the forums of popular sites like digg and reddit? [more inside]
posted by drpynchon on Mar 24, 2009 - 23 answers

What's the deal with: Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West?

What should I do with the DVD "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West"? [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Oct 8, 2008 - 36 answers

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Question for people familiar with the Polish language and/or political scene: What are the "Patriotyczny Ruch Polski" newsletters I recently found in my heavily Polish neighborhood (Greenpoint, Brooklyn) all about? Here's a scan of a front page. [more inside]
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Jan 3, 2008 - 9 answers

What's the deal with the popularity of Moonbat?

Explain to me the popularity of "moonbat." [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on May 24, 2006 - 20 answers

Did you hear the one about Kerry looking like a horse?

Are there any funny right-wing comedians? [more inside]
posted by longbaugh on Sep 17, 2005 - 47 answers

Republicanism 101 for Teen Liberals

CogentRightWingThinkerFilter: A friend of mine has a younger sister who is a well-educated and politically savvy 16-year-old liberal Democrat. In the interests of broadening her horizons, what sources for Republican or right-wing politics would you recommend for her? [more inside]
posted by stet on Mar 7, 2005 - 69 answers

Watching the evangelicals

I'm worried about the aggressive attempt at cultural and political dominance being perpetrated by evangelical groups like this. Can anyone point me to grassroots watchdog groups / info clearninghouses / think tanks? Basically, I'm looking for any organization that is tracking and analyzing the strategies and propoganda of evangelical christian groups. I want to start paying some serious attention.

(No matter how I construct my terms, My Google searches are only returning grassroots watchdog groups made up of evangelical christians who are keeping an eye on the rest of us). [more inside]
posted by Miko on Feb 15, 2005 - 13 answers

Is Matt Drudge Gay?

Is Matt Drudge gay?
posted by the fire you left me on Sep 13, 2004 - 17 answers

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