Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: The Way Forward After Charlottesville

August 29, 2017 7:03 PM0 comments

Most Virginians, like most Americans, were aghast at how our state became the venue earlier this month for a repellent display of racism and violence. But the tragedy of Charlottesville didn’t happen in a vacuum. Across the nation, we have seen a rising incidence of hate crimes. As our political […]

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The Great Energy Transition: Update on Brilliant Light Power

12:39 PM0 comments

News about the progress Brilliant Light Power is making in its effort to develop a replacement for fossil fuels comes slowly. As a privately held company, Brilliant Light is under no obligation to report developments and does so only when they have something significant to say. Last week they issued […]

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Just Keep on Digging, Mr. Mueller

August 16, 2017 6:21 PM0 comments

Keep digging, Mr. Mueller. Keep digging! With all the atmospherics. With the threat of a nuclear war. With the threat of a race war. With all this, the damning evidence that our nation’s president is a pliable and compromised de facto agent of a hostile foreign power remains the most […]

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FBI’s Manafort Raid Tightens the Noose

August 9, 2017 6:50 PM0 comments

Among the many things that Trump doesn’t understand about how the real world works outside his flawed, distorted, narrow almost solipsistic bully-coward mapping of reality is that, among the big boys on the global schoolyard, great bluster is a sign of weakness, not strength. It is very likely there are […]

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Trump, Putin Foiled By New Sanctions Law

August 2, 2017 9:13 PM0 comments

His hands tied tightly, President Trump has grudgingly signed legislation passed overwhelmingly by Congress last week imposing further sanctions against Russia and more importantly preventing the president from being able to unilaterally remove any specific entities from a sanctions list. Trump howled and protested the bill, and signed it with […]

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Gen. Kelly & the Palace Coup

August 1, 2017 2:02 PM0 comments

Events and revelations of the past week, when considered in the context of the explosive testimony given by William Browder to the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday, paint a stunning picture of what may have been a “palace coup” to bring Gen. John Kelly in as the new chief of […]

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