Tag: Bob McDonnell

GOP: Grumpy Old Pfarts!

January 29, 2013 — This past week, we witnessed a Republican Party that is becoming increasingly out of touch – and desperate to hold on to power and the past! On the state level in Virginia, GOP leaders continued their

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DPVA on McDonnell: “Misplaced priorities have struck again – and this time it’s our environment that is at risk”

The Democratic Party of Virginia released the following earlier today. Governor McDonnell: Drilling at any cost Meets with oil execs while Obama administration takes prudent steps to prevent future tragedies. The Democratic Party of Virginia is calling on Governor McDonnell

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JCFR to McDonnell: “Divisive effort to revisit sectarian public prayer at state police events…creates unwelcoming environment…[for] religious minorities”

Another week, another controversy has erupted for Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA). As the Washington Post reported yesterday, McDonnell made the decision to “quietly” reverse “a policy banning Virginia State Police troopers from referring to Jesus Christ in public prayers.” For

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Happy Confederate History Month

“Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery subordination to the superior race is his

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Union Victory Appreciation Month Anyone?

It’s about time that Jon Stewart weighed in on Bob McDonnell’s “Confederacy History Month” proclamation. He pokes fun at McDonnell’s omission of a certain little fact that actually led to the war; highlights the new pantsless griffin mascot at William

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In Response to Steele Playing the Race Card, Allen Doesn’t “Care What His Skin Pigmentation Is”

As I’ve previously written, RNC Chairman Michael Steele is embroiled in a heavy wave of criticism, from fellow Republicans, over his profligate spending of party funds. This includes an expenditure for a well-publicized trip to a lesbian bondage-themed strip club.

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McDonnell Issues Apology on Confederate History Month Proclamation, Sorry for “Mistake”

Gov. McDonnell has just issued a statement of apology. The proclamation issued by this Office designating April as Confederate History Month contained a major omission. The failure to include any reference to slavery was a mistake, and for that I

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