The Peak Oil Crisis: Revisiting Natural Gas

May 2, 2014 10:45 AM2 comments

A couple of months back I noted that the U.S. was burning through the stocks of natural gas we store in underground caverns at an unprecedented rate.

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Protecting Our Air & Water

May 1, 2014 12:44 PM0 comments

This May, we celebrate Clean Air Month to educate Americans on the positive impact clean air has on their health and our environment. Since 1970, the air we breathe has been protected from harmful pollutants that are detrimental to our health and our nation’s delicate ecosystem. Using the Clean Air […]

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Sterling & Other White Male Pigs

April 30, 2014 2:19 PM3 comments

The veritable explosion that has rocked the professional sports world this week, triggered by the despicably racist comments caught and exposed on tape by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, should serve as a warning to anyone who harbors views like his. True, but it goes much deeper. It is […]

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Fundies Fight Against Religious Liberty in North Carolina

April 29, 2014 2:55 PM0 comments

The extreme Right is on a phony crusade to protect its alleged loss of religious liberty.

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Earth Day & the Environment

April 23, 2014 5:34 PM0 comments

This past Tuesday, April 22 was Earth Day. I have used the occasion in past years to pen a few thoughts in my weekly column about the environment. With my plans to retire from Congress at the conclusion of this session, this will be my last commentary on Earth Day. […]

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An Epilogue: God & Demagogues

3:46 PM3 comments

Hallelujah! Almost 1,000 souls poured into the historic Falls Church last Easter Sunday weekend to celebrate rebirth, including the signed and sealed rebirth of the historic and rightful Episcopal ministry there after many years of darkness. It is almost impossible, even for this “wordsmith,” to find language to adequately describe […]

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Christian Supremacy Strikes Again

11:37 AM0 comments

Why do some Christians feel compelled to assert their alleged superiority?

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Cold Fusion Update

April 16, 2014 7:56 PM27 comments

There are at least four contenders in the race to bring a cold-fusion powered heat-producing device to market in the near future.

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The Family Values Charade

7:48 PM3 comments

The conservative “Family Values” charade is one of the biggest political scams in history. For three decades, mostly Republican lawmakers exploited the alleged threat of single moms and gays to distract the electorate from their greed-inspired pilfering of our financial system. In a classic bait and switch, these charlatans would […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Fighting to Close Guantanamo Bay

7:46 PM0 comments

Last week I introduced an amendment that would have given the Obama Administration the autonomy needed to decide how best close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and transfer out the remaining prisoners.

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