It is clear Teresa possessed neither the verbal intelligence nor the initiative to mastermind a plan to murder the victims -- her mental health alone should grant her exemption. This is an unconscionable failure of the system.
What I continue to find shocking is that the message, tactics, and unrelenting anger of the Republican Party are becoming echoed and displayed by so many Americans who call themselves "pro-Israel."
What better way to put a face and voice to the increasingly regional, homogenized, sophophobic GOP than to nominate Haley Barbour for president?
Not long ago, I traveled to Henry County, Virginia. Although the First Lady has roots in eleven states, her ancestry is most heavily concentrated in this vicinity. Fully one-quarter of her heritage traces to this region.
In the wake of the brutal murder of University of Virginia student Yeardley Love, now is the time to ask ourselves how such tragedies can be prevented.
After obsessing over Muslim background of suspected Times Square bomber, media becomes enlightened and religiously tolerant, and overlooks fact that the man who helped foil bomb plot was Muslim.
As an African American who grew up in the Midwest, it's hard to explain how unsettling it is to come face to face with the Rebel flag.
In proposing the writing of an essay for inmates who wish to regain their voting rights, Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia wasn't trying to deny all felons the right to vote -- just black ones.
The Tea Party could fall within the purview of South Carolina's 1951 Subversive Activities Registration Act. State legislators call to repeal the statute.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell just opened up another wound in our country's abysmal racist history with his decision to name April Confederate History Month in Virginia.
When Republicans gather after the November election to seek a scapegoat, they needn't bother with Michael Steele. The man who has diminished the party's chances is Bob McDonnell -- the governor didn't make a mistake. He blurted the truth.
Sometimes, when something is so outrageous, I prefer to take a breath and hold off writing even though it means I am a little late for the immediacy a...
I, Robert McDonnell, governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby want the whole darn thing to go away.
Governor Robert McDonnell needs to recognize all Virginians -- not just white male secessionists -- for whom the Civil War was the great crisis of their lives.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's reprehensible decision to declare April 2010 Confederate History Month in that state is gaining national attention, and rightly so. The American people should once again take a long, hard look at the GOP, and what really drives it.