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The Revolution Will Be Kuhnian.

GOP Death Spiral, Described

The Latest GOP Establishment Freakout:

The establishment wing is discovering that it’s hard to keep the crazy quiet when your party’s voter base consists of neo-confederates, white supremacists, know-nothing libertarians, and evangelical theocrats. Moreover, social conservatives are no wilting wallflowers when it comes to raising campaign money. A recent Politico piece reported that roughly 25 socially conservative groups combined to pull in more than $280 million in 2011 and 2012. Notwithstanding the fact that much of the Koch brother’s political spending goes to the ideologically insane, too.

Marriage and Poverty: Causation Sorted

Wrong: Assuming The GOP Has A Future