Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Updates on Women’s Issue Conference

September 23, 2015 5:50 PM0 comments

Last month I announced that I will be hosting my first Women’s Issues Conference, “Women Driving the Economy” on October 10. I am happy to share some exciting updates with you today. Working in collaboration with George Mason University’s Arlington campus, this program will offer hands-on programs designed to help […]

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Football & Mass American Dementia

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It may not be evident yet, but pro football, if not football in general, is going the way of professional boxing as a sport in the U.S. Once enormously popular, pro boxing barely exists anymore. So it will become for football. The astonishing report issued by the Department of Veterans […]

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Trump is Not the GOP’s Main Problem

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The Republican establishment’s collective delusion is that if The Donald exited the presidential race, the party’s adults would reclaim the limelight. In reality, the candidates trailing him are even worse. The week began with apoplectic GOP talking heads eviscerating Trump for allowing a yahoo at a New Hampshire rally to […]

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Entourage of 911 Flunkies Still On Patrol

September 16, 2015 8:59 PM0 comments

The 14th anniversary of September 11th was a somber day of remembrance. The terrorist attack brought out the best of America, as our collective shock forced us to drop our poisonous partisanship and come together as a nation. For a fleeting moment, we had the sympathy and support of the […]

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‘Trump Bullies Like An 8th Grade Girl’

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Yet another brilliant column by the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank yesterday, “Standing Up to Election Bullying,” applies the lessons of an anti-bullying website,, run by the Department of Health and Human Services, to Donald Trump. Proposing to substitute the name of Trump to all the site’s references to perpetrators […]

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The War Criminal Cheney Kraken

September 9, 2015 4:43 PM0 comments

This week on the perpetual “news,” Donald Trump was trumped by the original Darth Vader, war criminal Dick Cheney, who delivers his lies with a certain gravelly timbre that can terrify the faint of heart. Cheney, let us be clear, is responsible for the refugee crisis now sweeping Europe. He’s […]

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