Armed Right-wing Militia Hatched a Plot to Kidnap the Governor of Michigan and Violently Overthrow the State Government, FBI Says 

The FBI said on Thursday that it foiled a plot by six men to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the state’s government.”Several members talked about murdering ‘tyrants’ or ‘taking’ a sitting governor,” an FBI agent wrote in an affidavit. “The group decided they needed to increase their numbers and encouraged each other to talk to their neighbors and spread their message.”

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The Mask Wars Reveal the Feeble State of the Right-Wing Culture War Machine

Conservatives have predictably tried to turn face masks into a pseudo-populist culture war issue. But the people aren’t buying it: new polling shows a solid majority of Americans support enforcing tough mask mandates — once again exposing the Right’s waning popular appeal.

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Right-Wing Populism and the End of Democracy 

For many reasons, democracy is associate with the word liberal. A liberal shows commitment to fundamental democratic values such as freedom of speech, the separation of powers, and the protection of individual rights. In this understanding, George W. Bush is as much of a liberal as Barack Obama. In the American understanding, however, only one More

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It’s all about the apocalypse: The disturbing reason behind the right wing’s pro-Israel obsession – Alternet.org

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) sparked outrage this weekend when, in response to criticism she’s received based on her outspoken views about Israel, she implied on Twitter that money was behind the strong support the country receives from American politicians. When her detractors accused her of feeding into

Source: It’s all about the apocalypse: The disturbing reason behind the right wing’s pro-Israel obsession – Alternet.org