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Reports of the death of the tea party are greatly exaggerated. For about two years now, certain observers have been declaring the demise of this insurgent tendency within the Republican Party. However, despite recent headlines, we should expect to hear...
Back in the 1980s, “divestment” was a term for a student-driven campaign to force colleges and universities to end their financial connections to companies doing business with South Africa’s brutal white apartheid regime. Today, the...
Change of SubjectThe Southtown Star reports: Steve Balich said the Will County Tea Party movement he helped organize is disbanding in name, but not spirit, after gains by Democrats in the Nov. 6 election.... Balich, of Homer Glen, blamed the movement’s demise......
Republicans just lost eight seats in the House. But if you'd wandered into the House of Representatives last week without reading the election returns, you might have concluded that the GOP won big on Nov. 6. "We have the second-largest Republican House...
South Bend TribuneEmily Ransom, 29, described political sentiment during the presidential elections of her college days as somewhat hidden — the discourse was there for those who sought it out, yet it wasn’t in your face. But Facebook was just emerging when...
CNNWASHINGTON -- U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a reported threat against Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman who has been criticized for comments he made recently about rape. There is "an active, open investigation, Lt. Kimberly Schneider said,...
Tags: Sex Crimes, John Ashcroft , Radio, Scott Walker, Abortion
Change of SubjectSupporters of the tea party movement and I find ourselves in a rare moment of agreement: This is shaping up as the election we want. By asking wonky, far-right Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin to be his running mate, presumptive......
In 1998, a Time magazine article asked the question, "Is Feminism Dead?" Today, the belief that we are living in a post-feminist era is widespread. Because of the gains in legal and institutional equality that were made over the past 40-plus years,...
The time for conservatives to compromise has come and gone. The time for decisive and prudential judgments in our votes has arrived, and that means abandoning Mitt Romney this election. One of the great mistakes conservatives make when voting today is...
Tags: Abortion, Elections, Ron Paul, Barack Obama, Religion and Belief
There was a time when any protest worth its salt meant time and sweat, with picketing in inclement weather, massing in Washington and possibly even the risk of violence or getting arrested. People went to jail to support the Montgomery bus boycott...
By any standard measure, Neil Parrott's place in Maryland politics ought to be toward the very bottom. He's a freshman Republican delegate in a very blue state, without pedigree or government connections. Yet through dogged organizing and clever use of...
August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
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