In Germany and Austria, it is a crime to express support for National Socialism. In the United States, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell has declared April 2010 "Confederate History Month."
Bob McDonnell has declared that May will be "Nazi History Month" in his state. The Republican governor said May was the right month for such an event because it marked the end of hostilities in Europe.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's (R) attempt to keep it redneck deserves the head scratch, but it's clearly a move of political expedience. The more inte...
I am the great, great, great, great niece of General Lee and a slave. That is my American story, a mixed race heritage that I am proud of, just as Virginia, the South and our country has a mixed history.
In recognition of the first Confederate History Month, it's time to acknowledge the incontestable truth about the Confederacy: it was, quite literally, the most unpatriotic thing in the entire history of America.
If Governor McDonnell wants to promote the Civil War in Virginia, I say more power to him. Let him call it "Civil War Heritage Month" and let it address the plight of the slaves, and the atrocity of post-Reconstruction civil rights violations in Virginia.
If McDonnell had not wanted to be incendiary, if he had not wanted to evoke an opposition to the idea of celebrating black equality, then he could have proclaimed "Civil War History Month."
To make sure our Senators and Governors know what they can expect from a relationship with Big Oil, here's the latest Polluterharmony love story.
If this advice is followed, it will be possible to fire someone in a Virginia public college or university on the basis of his or her homosexuality. No other justification need be given.
Virginia Governor green lights institutionalized homophobia.
By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and Security Ever since the failed attempt to blow up a Northwest airline carrier on Christmas Day, critics ...
The GOP has surpassed the Democratic Party online -- just look at its innovative, direct media techniques responding to the president's first State of the Union address.
You did not have to be paying much attention during last night's Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address to notice a young Army Staff Sergeant.
Oh snap! McConnel's daughter was in the army. Can't say that about Sasha or Malia, can you Barack Obama! Boooyakashah!
The Republicans have long charged that Democrats and their appointed judges are "soft on crime." In Sen. McDonnell's response speech, that charge became "soft on terrorism."
Shouldn't those politicians who have been recipients of Robertson's largess be pressed to denounce his remarks and return the money -- or maybe asked to send an equal amount to Haitian relief?