Readers of the October issue of The Washington Monthly may have rubbed their eyes when they read the following by Richard A. Viguerie, a man who may be accurately characterized as a hard-right Republican:
“But a Republican loss of one or both houses of Congress would turn power over to the likes of Nancy Pelosi Read More
We’ve been surprised, though perhaps we shouldn’t have been, about how rapidly the Conservative Movement turned from the 2004 election to its central task of 2008: kneecapping Rudy.
We called around earlier this year to find that the American Conservative Union had already snubbed Rudy — and that their leader was glad to Read More
To anyone who has observed professionals working a con, the high-pressure sales pitch for Social Security privatization seems suspiciously familiar. Come to think of it, so does George W. Bush’s back-slapping style, which is well suited to promoting his vague, wildly expensive “reform” proposal to the nation’s teeming rubes.
Like a grifter conjuring visions of Read More
If, for reasons that might best be described as unfathomable, you’ve bought a Rush Limbaugh power tie recently, you soon may be receiving an urgent appeal for campaign donations from a prospective United States Senate candidate named Rudolph Giuliani. That’s because the Giuliani campaign has the names of some 37,000 right-wing fashion victims who don Read More
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s Senate campaign committee has paid more than $20,000 for services performed by a company whose founder and chairman is Richard Viguerie, the controversial right-wing direct-mail magnate who has worked for Jesse Helms, Sun Young Moon, Oliver North and George Wallace, The Observer ‘s analysis of campaign finance records shows.
According to the Read More