This week, President Bush signed into law a bill dealing with Guantanamo Bay detainees and other enemy combatants of the U.S. Most troubling, the law allows the Bush Administration to lower the treatment standards for detainees, standards created by the Geneva Conventions nearly 60 years ago. This action poses a […]
Legislative Gridlock Having emerged from the just concluded Special Session of the General Assembly, I have been trying to figure out how best to explain to you what happened and what did not happen.
Last week, the House passed legislation that would establish military tribunals for the detainees at Guantanamo Bay and other combatants in the global war on terror.
Last Tuesday’s Washington Post brought the death notice of Joel T. Broyhill, long-time Republican Congressman from Arlington, which was then in the 10th Congressional District.
So what have you been doing lately, Senator?
Wise Choice A couple of weeks ago, Mr. Stuart Whittaker sent in a letter to the editor about a part of my previous column. I wrote that there is only one University of Virginia, but he pointed out that we also have a “University of Virginia’s College at Wise.”