Church Defectors Acted Immorally, Part 4

April 2, 2014 3:45 PM1 comment

(Part 4 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 […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: World Autism Day

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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 […]

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We Should Reject Religions That Preach Evil

April 1, 2014 3:32 PM0 comments

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 […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: ACA’s 1st Enrollment Period Comes to a Close

March 26, 2014 6:29 PM2 comments

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 […]

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Church Defectors Acted Immorally, Part 3

3:39 PM1 comment

(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 […]

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Why This Gay Activist Will Miss Fred Phelps

March 24, 2014 3:17 PM0 comments

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, […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Our Harsh Winter Continues

March 19, 2014 7:15 PM7 comments

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 […]

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Congressman Moran’s News Commentary: Ryan’s Wrong on Anti-Poverty Programs

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Two weeks ago Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released a report criticizing federal anti-poverty programs and the many who they serve. Rather than focus on securing equality of opportunity for the millions of Americans who rely on these programs for their basic needs, Rep. Ryan argues the government operates a “poverty […]

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A Patriot Problem

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America’s extreme right has long been known for its gratuitous flag waving – but who ever thought the flag would be Russian? As the crisis in Ukraine unfolds, it is becoming crystal clear that leading social conservatives and their advocacy groups are grappling with a patriot problem. While the rest […]

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Church Defectors Acted Immorally, Part 2

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(Part 2 of a series following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week 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 voted […]

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