It’s campaign season, which means conservatives will try to paint Democrats as “liberals,” as if it were a dirty word. I, for one, am proud to be a liberal and believe we should stand up against these conservative smears. One of the great fallacies in modern lore is that liberalism […]
Paul Krugman: The B Word
OK, here it comes: The unthinkable is about to become the inevitable.
Anything But Straight: An Extraordinary Month
Inside the trenches of culture war combat, it is often difficult to see who is winning the conflict. The recurring recriminations, stale rhetoric and finger pointing proclamations often leave one feeling as if we are in a perpetual stalemate. But in the past couple of weeks, dare I say, strong […]
Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report
Not So Goode You may have seen the press accounts of the letter that Congressman Virgil Goode (rhymes with food) sent to a constituent.
Anything But Straight: The Perils of Public Religion
When a devout Muslim taxi driver refuses to take you where you want to go because you have luggage containing alcohol, the only appropriate response is, “shut up and drive.”