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Republican Rapture

Michael Steele, former RNC chair and now an MSNBC political commentator and staunch anti-Trumper, in a recent interview observed that Virginia was a bellwether model of the wave of political changes occurring in southern states such as North Carolina, South… Read More ›

Refried or Refired?

Virginia’s forthcoming gubernatorial and other local election campaigns may be characterized as refried like beans or re-fired echoing the Obama slogan. The political calculus functioning across the nation following the broadside attack on the 2020 election results contains unknown quantities… Read More ›

Religion and the Courts

On, Monday, November 26, 2020, in a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that limitations ordered by New York State upon religious gatherings in places of worship as protective measures against the COVIS-19 virus are unconstitutional. The ruling was… Read More ›

Where Are They Today?

RICHARD BRUCE ‘DICK’ CHENEY          Serving as vice president to President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009, Dick Cheney (‘Angler’, according to his Secret Service name) had a higher profile than most previous vice presidents–he even… Read More ›

Proportions of Political Power

Since adoption of the US Constitution, the nation’s electorate has quietly sustained a national gerrymander known as the Electoral College (EC). It was inserted into the document to “balance” the interests of less populous states with those of the more… Read More ›