Barry Goldwater

Dog Whistle Politics: How The Use Of Coded Racial Appeals Have Helped Wreck The Middle Class
Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and author Ian Haney López take the viewers through the GOP's long history of using racist dog whistles to get people to vote against their own economic interests. Read more...
I'm not sure what part of the Goldwater rule faux shrink and Fox News commentator Keith Ablow doesn't understand, but if he can't even get this right, why should anyone trust his analysis? The Goldwater rule is part of the ethical standards Read more...
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday pointed to the roots of Southern strategy of the late 1960s -- which appealed to racism in the South -- as an example of how the Republican Party should reform itself after President Barack Obama won Read more...
This may be the spookiest political ad ever: Chuck Norris, along with his wife Gena, have offered a dire warning to America, claiming that Americans face "socialism," (*Gasp!*) or something worse," and "1,000 years of darkness" if Read more...
Politics Past - The 1964 Republican Governor's Conference.
Politics Past - An episode of Meet The Press, first broadcast on June 7, 1964 featuring the 1964 Republican Governor's Conference, held in Cleveland Ohio. Interviewed are Kansas Governor John Anderson and Ohio Governor James Rhodes. Read more...

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May 15, 1964 - The Long Shot.
May 15, 1964 - 1964 Presidential Primary season. Ambassador to Saigon and GOP Presidential candidate Henry Cabot Lodge expected to win Oregon Primary, chances good in California. Senate GOP pledges to keep the Bobby Baker Scandal probe alive. Michigan Politics - Gov. George Romney and Attorney General Frank Kelly clash on Legislative Reapportionment issue. South Vietnam - 51 S. Vietnamese troops killed in ambush by Vietcong. LBJ and Robert McNamara hold talks on Vietnam situation. Civil Right leader Bayard Rustin pledges 50,000 to protest upcoming Democratic Convention in Atlantic City. Read more...
Mitt Romney decided to double down on his opposition to gay marriage during his commencement address at Liberty University this Saturday. After having the unfortunate circumstance of watching the entire twenty minute speech which aired on C-SPAN, if Read more...
The President took a veiled swipe at Willard the other day, saying, Somebody gave me an education. I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth. Michelle wasn't. Obama's larger point was that government should Read more...
March 20, 1964 -Spring And The Better Deal.
March 20, 1964 - Three U.S. fliers shot down over East Germany. Cambodia shoots down Vietnamese spotter plane. LBJ at fundraiser offers "Better Deal". Barry Goldwater at fundraiser offers paranoia. Pierre Salinger quits as White House Press Secretary to run for Senate in California. Michigan Governor George Romney blasts Lieutenant Governor over Romney's proposal to strengthen drunk driving laws. First day of Spring. Read more...
Politics Past - Assessing The Goldwater Nomination - 1964
Politics Past - assessing the Goldwater Nomination at the 1964 Republican Convention. Commentary after the final vote tally calls it for Barry Goldwater. July 16, 1964 Read more...