None Dare Call It Treason?

July 18, 2018 6:36 PM0 comments

It was Mark Twain who said, “Humor is tragedy plus time.” The current Trump fiasco is teetering on the edge of a massive farce, even as serious as so much of what’s happening is. If there will be time to right this ship of state away from the horrors of […]

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Trump Meets His Master

July 11, 2018 7:04 PM0 comments

The unofficial but actual leader of the Republican Party in the U.S. is scheduled to meet one-on-one behind closed doors with his puppet stooge in Helsinki on Monday: the leader of the GOP being Vladimir Putin and his minion being his well-trained dog Donald Trump. Let there be no doubt […]

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Printer’s Ink in Their Spilled Blood

July 5, 2018 1:05 PM0 comments

With the systematic, calculated, premeditated cold blooded murder of five honest, good old fashioned journalists at an Annapolis, Maryland, daily newspaper last week, U.S. journalists became the first class of U.S. citizens to be gunned down after such a fashion in the context of this President’s hateful, repeated incitements against […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Fighting Trump’s Family Separation Policy

June 27, 2018 6:31 PM0 comments

I was horrified by President Trump’s decision to forcibly separate children from their parents at the border. That horror was matched by hundreds of constituents who called or wrote to my office this month to oppose this immoral policy. While I am relieved that the President has announced that while […]

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Is Trump About To Go Down?

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The major media and all the sanctioned political pundits and tired elected officials filled the airwaves and newspaper columns the last few days with fruitless debates about whether or not expelling Sarah Sanders was the right thing for a small mid-Virginian restaurant owner to do. But while preoccupied with that, […]

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The Ugly Cult Of Trump

June 20, 2018 7:57 PM0 comments

The latest abomination of the Trump (aka GOP) Cult, so appropriately named by Sen. Corker last week, the forced separation of young children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, should bring federal charges of child abuse against its architects. Like Puerto Rico’s hurricane hell and gross, undoubtedly deliberate Trump […]

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Blue Waves Are Coming & Coming

June 13, 2018 8:46 PM0 comments

This is a surreal world we now live in. The entire Republican Party is falling in behind the worst president in the history of the U.S. Meanwhile, this president’s only strategic allies are not friends of our nation, but enemies. The grand photo op that occurred in Singapore this week […]

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That Late Night 50 Years Ago

June 6, 2018 8:39 PM0 comments

Fifty years ago last night, on June 6 just past midnight (PST) in Los Angeles’ legendary Ambassador Hotel, just blocks from the Brown Derby, after delivering his victory speech to a jammed ballroom a young Bobby Kennedy meandered through back kitchen areas offering his hand to working people employed in […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Rebuilding Our Infrastructure

May 30, 2018 5:46 PM0 comments

Rebuilding infrastructure is a major challenge for our country. The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that America’s roads, bridges, and other infrastructure will require over $4 trillion in investments over the next seven years. Transportation funding is a particularly salient need for Northern Virginia, given the large number of […]

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Nietzsche, Fascism & Donald Trump

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The world is looking around to find an adequate explanation for what it, all of us included, is going through right now. It is as if we are in the middle of a very bad dream and can’t wake ourselves up. Obama was far from perfect, but good lord! What […]

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