Only Bigotry Can Stop Michael Sam From Playing In The NFL

February 11, 2014 12:39 PM4 comments

With polls showing that nearly 70 percent of people under the age of 30 support marriage equality, it was only a matter of time before an openly gay college star entered the draft of a major sports league. That happened Sunday when University of Missouri’s Michael Sam, the SEC’s Defensive […]

Read more ›

Equality’s Big Day In a Virginia Court

February 6, 2014 11:11 AM1 comment

For me, the issue of same-sex marriage is much more personal, I presume, than for anyone, no matter how passionate they may be in its defense, who didn’t grow up long enough ago to have gone through a whole gauntlet of slings and arrows of that outrageous fortune known as […]

Read more ›

Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Celebrating Civil Rights in February

February 5, 2014 7:37 PM2 comments

A half century ago 300,000 African American men and women joined together with icons of the civil rights movement on the National Mall for the March on Washington. They marched for jobs, basic freedoms that had long been denied, and to listen to Martin Luther King. Many of their demands […]

Read more ›

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Search for Cheap, Clean Energy

February 4, 2014 1:56 PM14 comments

There are now two new potential sources of energy which seem to be too good to be true.

Read more ›

Super Bowl Exposes Super Hypocrisy On Breasts vs. Chests

February 3, 2014 3:39 PM3 comments

Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction caused a national meltdown at the 2004 Super Bowl. Yet, the Red Hot Chili Peppers didn’t even bother bringing a wardrobe to last night’s Super Bowl halftime show. Despite the cold weather, singer Anthony Kiedis, and bass player Flea, performed their hit song Give It Away […]

Read more ›

Congress Moran’s News Commentary: An Attack on Women’s Rights

January 29, 2014 7:49 PM3 comments

President Obama addressed Congress this week in his 6th State of the Union address with a substantive list of legislative priorities the American people need Congress to act on. Rather than focus on these issues and the many more that Americans need – from immigration reform, to unemployment insurance extensions […]

Read more ›

Declaring Victory For ‘Obamacare’

5:23 PM6 comments

It should not be lost on anyone that President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday marked a declaration of victory for the implementation of the historic Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” Despite the sputtering that marked the first month of the full implementation of the act last […]

Read more ›

The Long Road Ahead

January 28, 2014 5:32 PM1 comment

Watching same-sex couples wed at the Grammys while recording artists Macklemore and Ryan Lewis sang the gay rights anthem “Same Love,” it is easy to see how many people think the battle for gay, lesbian bisexual, and transgender equality is over.

Read more ›

On The Global Stage, The LGBT Movement Must Be More Strategic and Less Myopic

January 22, 2014 10:27 PM0 comments

Mitt Romney endured harsh criticism during the presidential campaign for his provocative appraisal of Russia. In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, he stated: “This [Russia] is without question our No. 1 geopolitical foe. They fight for every cause for the world’s worst actors.” Given his “Father Knows Best” image, […]

Read more ›

Congress Moran’s News Commentary: My Retirement Announcement

10:24 PM0 comments

Congressman Moran announced his retirement at the conclusion of this term following 24 years representing Northern Virginia in the House of Representatives. Moran first ran for Alexandria City Council in 1979. In 1984, he successfully ran for Mayor of the City, serving in that position until running for Congress in […]

Read more ›
Facebook Iconfacebook like buttonTwitter Icontwitter follow buttonGoogle+Google+