I had no idea what an ordeal it is to be Christian in Mississippi these days.
(Part 5 of a series following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month to let stand the lower court decision...
The Supreme Court took another swing at American democracy last week by further opening the floodgates for the super-rich...
(Part 4 of a series following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month to let stand the lower court decision...
We recognize this Wednesday as World Autism Day, taking a moment to raise awareness around the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S. Autism incidence in the U.S., and in Northern Virginia in particular, is reaching astounding levels. While we don’t yet know the causes of Autism, most signs point […]Read more ›
In his eyebrow-raising defense of Russia, GOP Representative Dana Rohrabacher gushed about Putin’s police state by proclaiming, “The churches are full!” Why is Rohrabacher considering attendance in Russia’s Orthodox church a positive development? This is a house of worship led by Patriarch Kirill, a con artist who sports a $30,000 […]Read more ›
Four years ago this week, President Obama signed into law landmark reforms to our health care system, guaranteeing quality, reasonably priced coverage as a right, not a privilege, for all Americans. Since then, the Affordable Care Act has been putting money back in families’ pockets, ensuring none of us are […]Read more ›
(Part 3 of a series following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month to let stand the lower court decision that the property of the historic Falls Church in Northern Virginia belonged to the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, and not an arch-conservative pack of defectors from that church who […]Read more ›
The most homophobic man on earth, Rev Fred Phelps, 84, is dead. My first encounter with the Topeka Tornado, known for picketing LGBT events with “God Hates Fags” signs, was in 1993. We were both guests on a Florida talk radio show. The moment he realized the host was pro-gay, […]Read more ›
Two weeks ago we discussed the impact that the polar vortex was having on our natural gas supplies and noted that our stocks of natural gas were already 500 billion cubic feet below where they should be for this time of year. Two weeks ago the forecasters were optimistic that […]Read more ›