In the midst of the battle in Wisconsin, the Republican Party has revived McCarthyism to attack William Cronon, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Wisconsin.
The right-wing offensive is backfiring. But the battle is far from won.
Peter King's congressional inquisition of the purported "radicalization" of U.S. Muslims is taking place the same month as the 60th anniversary of another all-American witch hunt.
The Republican leadership is setting itself up on a crash course with the sentiments of the American people - Democrats, independents and Republicans alike, according to a just-released poll.
President Eisenhower opposed school integration, but even he took better positions than today's extremists.
Corporate America, the GOP and their shock troops t-party, are all in the same hand.