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Millennials are more conservative than Boomers or Gen Xers were at their age, study finds
National polls suggest millennials will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by large margins in November, but that doesn’t mean millennials lean further to the left than young people of previous generations.   On the contrary, according to a new study, a larger percentage of millennials identified as...
1638 points by Los Angeles Times | Generation Y Conservatism Liberalism Republican Party Sociology Centre-right Political party Politics
Letter: Danger ahead
Danger ahead Insanity is running amok at Berkeley, with the university paper full of op-eds from students and faculty justifying the use of violence to “protect themselves” from ideas and free speech they are opposed to. This is the same mentality as those who call conservatives fascists with absolu...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | World War II Political spectrum French Revolution War University Right-wing politics Liberalism Mass media
Finley: Left bites Ivanka’s liberal hand
Nolan Finley wonders why liberals are attacking Ivanka Trump, their one possible friend in the White House        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Ivanka Trump Conservatism Donald Trump Al Gore George W. Bush Liberalism Global warming Trump Organization
Stephen Miller: A key engineer for Trump’s ‘America first’ agenda
The 31-year-old top adviser to President Trump began building a conservative foundation as a teen in liberal Southern California. Miller is one of the leading advocates of the executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, and he wrote some of Trump’s most strident campaign speeches.
11594 points by The Washington Post | Santa Monica California Liberalism Conservatism Nationalism Donald Trump Student newspaper White House
What Milo Yiannopoulos and Elizabeth Warren have in common
What's the best way to make sure a message gets heard? Try to muzzle it. Both liberals and conservatives are newly rediscovering the political power of this phenomenon.
1 points by The Denver Post | Coretta Scott King Liberalism Mitch McConnell Senate Censorship Barbra Streisand Jeff Sessions Liberal
New blow for Australian leader as conservative quits to form new party
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was left teetering on the brink of a minority government on Tuesday when a prominent lawmaker quit to form a new conservative party, more bad news as Turnbull's popularity ratings plumb new lows.
-2 points by Reuters | Liberalism Liberal Party of Australia Conservatism Centre-right Australian Labor Party Australia Julia Gillard Australian federal election 2007
‘Restore my liberty’: Assange hits out at UK & Sweden over embassy confinement
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says the governments of Sweden and the UK are contributing to human rights abuses by continuing to deprive him of freedom, one year after the UN found he was being “arbitrarily detained” in London. Read Full Article at
2285 points by Russia Today | Arbitrary arrest and detention Detention Human rights Law Rights European Union Liberalism United Nations
Australian PM under threat from party split as shift to the right grows
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A prominent member of Australia's government is set to defect to form his own conservative party, media reported on Monday, further evidence of a shift towards the right that is weakening Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's already tenuous grip on power.
299 points by Reuters | Centre-right Conservatism Liberalism Australian Labor Party Political spectrum Liberal Party of Australia Australia Right-wing politics
LETTER: Catherine Cortez Masto and the First Amendment
Are the liberals actually reading “1984” as a form of protest or for instructions?
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Liberal Liberalism Liberalism worldwide Censorship United States Senate Political philosophy
Trump election continues to reverberate at U-M
Multiple protests — both against Trump and his policies — have been held at the Diag since the election        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Conservatism Jesse Jackson Gary Hart Liberalism Donald Trump Michigan Michigan Stadium University
Twitter accused of bias in right-wing crackdown
Conservatives say Twitter has a double standard checking bad behavior.         
13857 points by Arizona Republic | Twitter Political spectrum Conservatism Abuse Left-wing politics Right-wing politics Liberalism Bullying
Jon Stewart on the Election: ‘Donald Trump Is a Reaction Not Just to Democrats’ (Watch)
Jon Stewart is making the press rounds to promote his new oral history of the 16 years he spent at the helm of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” but naturally talk has mostly turned to the surprise election of Donald Trump as president. To Stewart, though, it wasn’t as much of a surprise, as he... Read more »
3650 points by Variety | Mitch McConnell Donald Trump Liberalism The Daily Show United States Senate Jon Stewart Comedy Central Republican Party
The left needs to get a grip
Letters to the editor
4 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Law Election Elections United States Ted Nugent Gang Liberalism Illegal immigration
‘Liberal’ media gives Trump a free pass but roasts Clinton
Spiro Agnew is remembered for pleading no contest to tax-evasion charges related to bribery and resigning as Richard Nixon’s vice president. But his signature political achievement was igniting a campaign that endured for more than …
1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Richard Nixon Mass media Spiro Agnew Vice President of the United States Gerald Ford Liberalism Bill Clinton Barack Obama
PopPolitics: Laughs From the Right in a Business That Leans Left (Listen)
Jimmy Fallon took a great deal of heat for his soft interview with Donald Trump last week, a reflection of the consternation that even some comedians are having over the influence of humor in this year’s presidential race. But it’s undeniable that much of comedy has been dominated by personalities with a leftward bent. On... Read more »
249 points by Variety | Democratic Party Bill Clinton Political philosophy Liberalism Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Politics Political spectrum
Donald Trump is what happens when the media chooses ideology over facts
Fact-checkers have weighed in time and again on the Trump campaign, and – no surprise here — Donald J. Trump doesn't tell the truth. Politifact rates 70% of his statements as somewhere between “mostly false” and “pants on fire.” CNN has taken to checking his speeches in real time, flashing corrections...
808 points by Los Angeles Times | Conservatism Right-wing politics Mass media Centre-right French Revolution Political spectrum Liberalism Left-wing politics
Even the Emmys can't stop talking about Trump
The Republican presidential candidate was mentioned quite a few times during the telecast.         
22 points by Arizona Republic | Comedy Donald Trump The Apprentice American game show hosts Liberalism Jeb Bush Political spectrum Hillary Rodham Clinton
Why Liberals don’t get ‘Hamilton’
"To embrace Hamilton is to embrace a liberal outlook on the world that even conservatives can tolerate, and sometimes vice versa."
296 points by New York Post | Liberalism Liberal English-language films Conservatism Liberalism worldwide French Revolution Liberty Right-wing politics
Jeb Bush just brought the funny to the Emmys
Jeb Bush, limo driver
206 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Libertarianism George W. Bush Typography Ben Stein Jeb Bush George H. W. Bush Liberalism
Putin's party ahead in Russian parliamentary elections
At stake are 450 seats in Russia's national parliament.       
21 points by USA Today | Russia Vladimir Putin United Russia Election Elections Voting Communist state Liberalism
Putin's party ahead in Russian elections
At stake are 450 seats in Russia's national parliament.         
21 points by Arizona Republic | Russia Vladimir Putin United Russia Election Elections Voting Communist state Liberalism
Letter: Republican for Volinsky
Republican for VolinskyI am a Republican and I support Andru Volinsky for the Executive Council, District 2.I have known Andru for many years. We have been opponents and colleagues. I have always respected him in both roles. He is a person of integrity and intelligence. His honesty is unquestioned....
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Law Liberalism Person Separation of powers Centre-right English-language films French Revolution Knowledge
Don't believe lies; gun rights aren’t going anywhere
Hillary Clinton cannot get rid of the Second Amendment, as Donald Trump claims, and neither could all the liberal judges she …
1 points by Las Vegas Sun | United States Constitution U.S. state United States Liberalism Constitution United States Congress Referendum Donald Trump