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?
If Michael Steele can pull himself away from bashing Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), he really should take a moment to dash off a thank-you note to... Harry Reid.
When Texas Governor Rick Perry suggested that Texas could secede back in April 2009, he was roundly mocked. But it turns out he was something of a trendsetter on the right.
For Democrats who value their Congressional majority, the 2009 Election results might suggest a need for caution in pursuing major new liberal initiatives until the deficit is brought down.
Why not reach Independents at a place where most people turn to when they are seeking more information? That is, online, through search engines.
It didn't take long for the anti-worker far right to try to spin the results of the 2009 elections as a mandate for their pro-corporate agenda.