You may be weak-spined, depending on the perspective, but since you’re not Congress, you’re not capable of violating anybody’s First Amendment rights.
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Every two years, Bob Goodlatte is reminded of a campaign promise he made way back in 1992, when he was making his first bid for the Sixth District congressional seat.
Andy Schmookler: We see now more clearly all that the Supreme Court stole from the American people in Bush v. Gore
The decision in Bush v. Gore was so disgraceful on the face of it that the Court itself warned against using its “reasoning” in other cases. The five conservative justices elected Bush president.
Few people study their telephone and Internet bills closely, but it might be worth taking a second glance next month. Take a close look at your next phone bill, and at the bottom you will see a laundry list of access taxes.
Will Hammer was confirmed on the Sixth District congressional ballot by the Virginia State Board of Elections last week.
Recent reports of what can only be characterized as gross mismanagement within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are extremely alarming. We have heard claims of veterans waiting several months for treatment. Just a few days ago, information surfaced about the deaths of approximately 40 veterans who were waiting for treatment from a Phoenix VA facility.
It speaks volumes when one of the most vocal supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, says it will “destroy the foundation of the 40 hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class” if not fixed. But that is what James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters union, made clear last year in a letter to Democratic leadership in Congress.
In Virginia, there are more than 46,000 farms owned and operated by individuals and families. The economic impact of the agriculture industry is $52 billion dollars annually and provides nearly 311,000 jobs in the Commonwealth alone.
From the birth of our nation, women have played an integral role in history. We can all think of a woman who has influenced the course of the United States. Think of Dolley Madison, who saved the painting of George Washington from fire, or Clara Barton, founder of what is now the American Red Cross.
The soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, saw some of the most intense fighting of World War II. Among them on D-Day was Sergeant Robert L. Sales of Madison Heights, a member of the Virginia National Guard Company B, 116th Infantry.
Democrat Bruce Elder announced today he is ending his campaign for U.S. Congress in the Sixth District due to being diagnosed with cancer.
A recount in the Sixth Senate District certified a victory for Democrat Lynwood Lewis, returning control of the State Senate to Democrats.
Roanoke Democratic State Del. Onzlee Ware announced Thursday that he is stepping down from his seat in the House of Delegates, citing his mother’s health as the issue. Former Democratic congressional nominee Sam Rasoul is among the candidates in the running to replace Ware in Richmond.
Since the October 1st roll-out of Healthcare.gov, there has been no shortage of technical issues. The website, where under the president’s healthcare law Americans without insurance or required by the law to find new insurance can enroll in the new federally-run insurance exchanges, has been plagued by countless glitches.
The buzz in conservative media is that former Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper, a Democrat, now regrets that she voted for Obamacare. Dahlkemper is Roman Catholic, and she says she didn’t realize that Obamacare would force “all private insurers, including Catholic charities and hospitals, to provide free coverage of contraception, sterilization procedures, and the “week-after” pill.” Sixth […]
Good people across the country and in the Sixth Congressional District recently handed Bob Goodlatte a major defeat. Goodlatte had drafted, introduced, and co-sponsored the now infamous SOPA “Internet blacklist” bill. This lousy legislation contained assaults on the First, Fourth and 14th amendments – and Bob, who read the Constitution as recently as last January […]