Maria Butina the Russian Spy

UPDATED – Thought by her Kremlin masters to be just unattractive enough to not be seen as a honeypot we have 29 year old soviet style FSB semi-sleeper Russian Agent Maria Butina. She’s been at the peripheral of the right wings worst ideas, notably the NRA and it’s constant push for expanded gun rights and… Continue reading Maria Butina the Russian Spy

The Republican Cargo Cult : Explaining the GOP’s “Turn Back the Clock” Obsession.

What are Cargo Cult Republicans? Cargo Cult Republicans are those whose behavior and beliefs have devolved into a quasi-religious mindset towards Modern American Conservatism revolving around the 1980’s and Ronald Reagan in an idealized, ritualized and unrealistic way. The influence of this aspect of modern American Conservatism is palpable yet there has been very little… Continue reading The Republican Cargo Cult : Explaining the GOP’s “Turn Back the Clock” Obsession.