VA Response to ‘Drill Baby Drill’

DRILL BABY DRILL RESPONSE. This is a good one, this whole drillin’ off the Virginia coastline thing. This is a test of how partisan politics operate. Here we have the so-called liberal...

That ‘hopey, changey thing’ is ‘workin’ Damn Well…

THAT ‘HOPEY CHANGEY THING’ IS APPEARS TO BE WORKING DAMN WELL, THANKS. There are cute amusing soundbites… and then there are hard facts. There is the drama and the noise, then...

Black Farmers DEADLINE Today

TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT. The deadline for the latest deal involving a $1.2 billion settlement to pay the claims of black farmers who won a discrimination suit against the Department of Ag is...

Courage, Consequences and Karl Rove

JODIE EVANS. The head of Code Pink attempts to make a citizens arrest of Karl Rove on war crimes, in public, at a book signing. You have to admit: That takes courage. Another person brings up the...

Bachmann: Lewis Has No Proof

534 MEMBERS of CONGRESS HAVE MANAGED TO AVOID CALLING JOHN LEWIS A LIAR BUT ONE… At some point Rep. Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota has to find something to do with herself.  Perhaps...

Clarke: $ Should Go Direct to Haiti Gov

REP. YVETTE CLARKE ON HAITI MONEY. Last Wednesday, the Congressional Black Caucus held a four panel forum that tackled issues facing Haiti.  They had a few members of Congress who showed...

Black Farmers…Tick, Tick, Tick

THEY WON THEIR CASE… BUT NO CASH. The deadline for the latest deal is Wednesday. Can someone find $1.2 billion in settlement cash to finally end this story? You never know… waiting…

DoJ: Man Threatens Cantor and Family

It goes on and on. Civility anyone? Last week someone called Rep. Emanuel Cleaver at home and threatened to kill him.  Rep. Bart Stupak has been getting death threats all week long. Now this. ...

Tea Party Candidate in VA 3D Drops Out

This is a statement from the campaign of Coby Dillard, Republican candidate for Congress in Virginia’s Third District. Dillard is a former campaign staff member of Gov. Bob McDonnell of...

Torture Death: Where is Holder?

It was May 14, 2009 at the House Judiciary Committee in 2141 Rayburn House Office Building when this question was asked of Attorney General Eric Holder: Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott...

Birthers, Deniers, Teabaggers

“How curious that a mob fond of likening President Obama to Hitler knows so little about history that it doesn’t recognize its own small-scale mimicry of Kristallnacht.” — Frank...

Who Fumbled on Black Farmers?

THE DEADLINE IS MARCH 31. One thing is for sure regarding the Black Farmer settlement: Believe nothing — absolutely nothing — until the checks are cut and deposited in the bank. The...

Palin, Homicidal Imagery + Gun Sights

AMERICA IS NOT SWEDEN. We have a history in the United States of assassinatons and you have to ask: Why couldn’t Palin’s people use little squares or stars or somthing? No, it has to...