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, […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: My Retirement Announcement

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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 […]

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To the Left Of Jim Moran

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Not just the solidly progressive 8th Congressional District of Northern Virginia, just over the Potomac River from D.C., but the entire nation sorely needs a fierce and aggressive crusader for justice – a Bernie Sanders type – as the replacement for 23-year veteran Congressman Jim Moran, who will not seek […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: Hydrinos In Your Future?

January 21, 2014 3:14 PM36 comments

In recent months I have written about the progress being made in “cold fusion” which is short hand for a third way to extract energy from the forces binding atoms together. Some who are familiar with the details of what has been going on appreciate that we are nearly over […]

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Football & the Decline Of America, Part 2

January 15, 2014 6:29 PM7 comments

Sadly but not surprisingly, the Washington Post, an unrelenting cheerleader for the Washington Redskins and the National Football League, completely blacked out any reference to the monumental ruling by Judge Anita Brody, first reported Tuesday, to reject the terms of the settlement between the NFL and attorneys representing 4,000 former […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Income Inequality at All-Time High

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Our economy has recovered remarkably since the housing market collapse in 2007 and 2008 led to layoffs across the country and substantial losses in the financial sector. Sadly, the economic recovery has largely gone to the highest earners – the housing market is climbing back and Wall Street salaries are […]

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International Gay Rights Foes: If You Can’t Beat Them, Beat Them Up

January 14, 2014 1:06 PM0 comments

By now it should be evident that the LGBT movement always wins when it is allowed to make its case. Sure, progress comes in fits and starts, and it might take decades to achieve equality, but the outcome is all but certain. When gay people come out to tell their […]

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Johnny’s World: Dog and Pony Show

January 9, 2014 7:13 AM8 comments

This week, Boston hosts the 2014 United States Figure Skating Championships. In an Olympic year, the event serves as the moment when the United States Figure Skating Federation selects representatives for the Olympic Games. The event is lovingly referred to as “Nationals.” The big events are obviously the competitions to […]

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It Actually Matters How Rep. Schock Plays in Peoria

January 8, 2014 5:02 PM2 comments

Former CBS reporter Itay Hod has presented circumstantial evidence this week to “out” pretty boy Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL). As Hod pointed out, the homophobic lawmaker from Peoria, with the stripper-esque body, seems to make more fashion statements than political statements from the House floor. In a blog post, Hod […]

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Wall Street Wolves & Government Spying

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What if there is a total interface between the stories breaking on the hard news pages – such as the fascinating account contained in Betty Medsger’s new book, The Burglary, about the anti-war activist cell that broke into an FBI office in 1971 to grab damning documents about government spying […]

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