AFL-CIO Rips Manchin’s DADT & DREAM Act Evasion: You’re No Robert Byrd!
Former West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin has only been Senator since November 2nd. However, he’s causing a stir among some of his staunchest supporters. When union bosses can’t keep their anger contained behind closed doors, you know that they are more than a little peeved that Joe Manchin skipped out on the DADT and DREAM Act votes over the weekend. Now, they’ve come out and openly | Read More »
“Robert Byrd & His Racist Party”
Daniel J. Flynn has the top story today at Human Events: Robert Byrd’s death severs the Democratic Party’s most glaring link to its racist past. Rather than let the party’s embarrassing past fade from memory with Robert Byrd, party heavyweights have lamely obfuscated their former senate majority leader’s past as a “Kleagle” and an “Exalted Cyclops” in the Ku Klux Klan. “He once had a | Read More »
This Week in Washington – June 28, 2010
Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supremes, TARP, Jr., Financial Services Reform and the passing of Senator Robert C. Byrd (D-W.VA) are all big issues this week in Washington. The Senate will vote on a motion to proceed to the TARP, Jr. bill and may take up Financial Services Deform. The House is expected to vote on a War Supplemental. All eyes will be on the | Read More »
RIP Robert Byrd
Senator Byrd has died. His death will trigger a special election in November. Our prayers are with his family.