The Coming Populist Majority

The Coming Populist Majority

• Polling results reveal a very populist streak that will make it hard for entrenched leaders on both the right and the left to maintain their preferential treatment of bankers. • 93% believe its important to regulate financial services. • 80% support the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.…

Low IQ Linked To Racism And Conservatism

Low IQ Linked to Racism and Conservatism

• People with poor reasoning abilities don't like complexities in life and are more prone to prejudice. • Less intelligent people are drawn to conservative ideologies because they provide structure and order in a complicated world. ...we found that lower general intelligence in childhood predicts greater racism in adulthood, and this…

GOP Fundamentalists Left Behind By Modern World

GOP Fundamentalists Left Behind by Modern World

• Today's republican party is going throught the classic fundamentalist response to the modern age. They are going backwards in areas of social tolerance and feel resentment for being left behind. • Their reaction parallels the dysfunction of Islamists who cannot cope with modernity, and therefore, they surrender even more…

Our Founding Fathers Were NOT Christians

Our Founding Fathers Were NOT Christians

• American Founding Fathers were men of the Enlightenment; Deists and freethinkers who believed in reason, not faith. • The idea that America is a christian country founded by christians for christians is an outright lie spread by christian revisionists. • The reason the Declaration of Independence was revolutionary is because…

The Psychology Of Conservatism

The Psychology of Conservatism

• A psychological study has concluded that conservatism can be explained as a set of neuroses characterized by "fear, aggression, dogmatism, and intolerance of ambiguity." • The report listed sufferers of the condition, which include Hitler, Mussolini, Ronald Reagan, Rush Limbaugh, and George Bush. • Bush was studied for his intolerance…

Rise Of The New Left

Rise of the New Left

• Sociologist Karl Mannheim argued that political generations are formed by what historical disruptions occur during their 'plastic years.' • An entire generation of Millennials entered their plastic years during the Bush era and experienced all the drawbacks of a deregulated government and a destroyed economy. This has shaped the…

The New Progressive Majority

The New Progressive Majority

• The data shows that America is far more progressive on most issues than conventional wisdom indicates. On cultural wedge issues, the trend is even further to the left. • Conservatives are losing badly to progressives on social issues like gay and reproductive rights. This serves as a bellwether for…

America Is A Center-Left Nation

America is a Center-Left Nation

• Polling shows clear majorities for the progressive agenda regarding: government regulation of business, health care, progressive taxation, infrastructure spending, and gay and reproductive rights. • Demographic trends show conservatives are aging and declining in numbers, with the population of whites becoming less than 50% of the population by 2042.…