Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: Action After Parkland

February 21, 2018 6:28 PM0 comments

The shooting in Parkland, Florida, like the many mass shootings and school shootings before it, horrified the country. But the aftermath this time has been unlike the cycle of inaction we’ve sadly become used to. What is so different right now is that America’s young people, those directly impacted by […]

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The Great Transition: Update on Brilliant Light Power

February 19, 2018 3:42 PM0 comments

It has been nearly 18 months since Randall Mills and his organization at Brilliant Light Power have released a comprehensive progress report on their efforts to develop a completely new source of energy. When last heard from in the fall of 2016, Brilliant Light Power (BLP) had just developed a […]

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White House as ‘Hotel California’

February 14, 2018 8:12 PM0 comments

It’s being left to a combination of a mission-focused U.S. intelligence community, a competent and ruthless special investigator, elected officials who have not bought into the idea of a Russian takeover of the country, and journalists and media organizations who’ve rediscovered why they went into the business in the first […]

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Trump Mimics Roy Cohn

February 7, 2018 8:13 PM0 comments

As the Russian probe noose tightens, President Trump is ramping up his personal hysteria, with attacks calling Democrats who didn’t cheer for him at the State of the Union “treasonous,” and now ordering up a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue to present himself as a patriotic strong man. Yes, he […]

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Now Comes Joe Kennedy III

January 31, 2018 11:32 AM0 comments

“Did you read between the lines in tonight’s State of the Union address? Between the bloviated claims about our present and the false promises for our future, there was an inexorable truth: This administration only intends to make our country safe and strong for people who look a certain way, […]

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Sisterhood Is Powerful

January 24, 2018 9:03 PM0 comments

“After centuries of individual and preliminary political struggles, women are uniting to achieve their final liberation from male supremacy. Women are an oppressed class. Our oppression is total, affecting every facet of our lives. We are exploited as sex objects, breeders, domestic servants, and cheap labor. We are considered inferior […]

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Congressman Beyer’s News Commentary: On the Government Shutdown

8:53 PM0 comments

The recent government shutdown was deeply concerning to many of us in Northern Virginia. Tens of thousands of in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District work directly for the federal government, additional thousands work as government contractors, and all of us live in communities which feel the economic effects from furloughs and […]

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The Steele Dossier: Recall What It Said

January 17, 2018 10:42 PM0 comments

A “former top Russian intelligence officer claims FSB (the Russian secret service equivalent of the former Soviet KGB-ed.) has compromised Trump through his activities in Moscow sufficiently to be able to blackmail him. According to several knowledgeable sources, his conduct in Moscow has included perverted sexual acts which have been […]

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Feinstein’s Courage Will Change History

January 10, 2018 10:46 PM0 comments

A righteous act of revolutionary sisterhood by former San Francisco mayor and veteran U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein has dramatically shifted the balance on the battleground Russian-Trump collusion investigation. Feinstein’s dramatic decision to defy the prohibition by her Republican committee chair and to release the unclassified 312-page transcript of the Senate […]

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‘The Post:’ Fighting 2 Enemies

January 3, 2018 9:50 PM0 comments

The brilliant film in theaters now, “The Post,” obviously couldn’t be more timely, showing how a muscular free press can and must confront corrupt power in high public places, such as the White House. It is about the Washington Post’s struggle against not one but two powerful forces to publish […]

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