Trump's purpose is demagogic, to toss red meat to the most extreme reactionary sections of the Republican Party base while spreading the poison of xenophobic racism around.
The GOP presidential candidates insulted groups of people including workers, women, and minorities; the America on display last night was a scary one indeed.
By the time you read this, the first Republican presidential debate will be over, and billionaire Donald Trump will, as usual, have grabbed center stage.
With voting rights under fire, GOP candidates have an opportunity to address the need to fix one of the nation's most important statutes.
"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."
To get elected, many right-wing politicians depend upon millions from AIPAC, the oil-rich Koch brothers and the gambling casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson.
An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.
"It's easy for Jeb to sit extra hours at his corporate board meetings, but the average worker already clocks in 47 hours a week while wages remain stagnant."
As the field of Republican presidential candidates grows, their calls for deep cuts to Social Security do, too.
Lawmakers in the deep red state of Nebraska overrode their Republican governor's veto yesterday and abolished the death penalty.