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Tuesday News Headlines: Rogue Drones, “Alphabet,” Trump and Big Liar Dick Black


Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, August 11. Also, click on that link to learn about the increasingly more-than-competitive economics and advanced technology of wind power.

*So now they care about sexism? The ugly hypocrisy of the right’s reaction to Trump’s Kelly slur

*A shoddy system (“What Trump’s rise says about our politics.” Nothing good.)

*GOP Hopefuls Slam Trump As Unfit For Presidency, Vow To Back Him If He Wins Nomination (Got that? Uhhh.)

*Meet ALEC’s (Hoped For) Man in Washington: Scott Walker (Walker is heinous.)

*Rogue drones a growing nuisance across the U.S.

*Google Is Now Alphabet. Here’s Why It Had to Evolve.

*Trump taps voter discontent, but might hurt GOP, analysts say (Might? He most certainly should hurt them, as he accurately reflects the Republican Party’s angry, ugly, nasty soul these days.)

*House Republicans push legislation to challenge EPA’s Clean Power rules (This garbage – hostility towards solar, wind, energy efficiencty, environmental protection – is a major reason why Republicans need to be unelected from Congress ASAP.)

*Hillary Clinton rolls out $350 billion, 10-year college affordability plan

*How the Bush Family Aided Planned Parenthood’s Rise (“George H.W. Bush wasn’t nicknamed ‘Rubbers’ for nothing.”)

*Republicans took a big political risk on abortion in the Fox debate

*Megyn Kelly Hosts Race-Baiting Fox Contributor Mark Fuhrman To Discuss Ferguson Protests

*Protests return to Ferguson streets, state of emergency declared

*Black caucus backs Roush in SCOVA judge scuffle (“Explanations given for removing her are vague, perplexing, and inexplicable.”)

*On uranium, Virginia should have a say

*Politifact: Dick Black earns ‘pants on fire’ for statement about McCabe, Planned Parenthood

*Va. lawmaker criticized by factchecker over Planned Parenthood tweets (What else would you expect from raving bigot, extremist, etc. Sen. Dick Black?)

*Battle over Va. justice heats up as Democrats demand hearings (“In a rare move, Republicans promised to oust McAuliffe’s pick even though they agree she’s qualified.”)

*ABC agents involved in Martese Johnson arrest return to duty(Seriously?!?)

*Editorial: Norfolk’s corporate-welfare outrage

*Our view: Is Bedrosian right or wrong?

*Can Virginia end veteran homelessness?

*Nationals power up, start West Coast swing by throttling Dodgers, 8-3 (Keep it up!)

*D.C. area forecast: A rainy day, then weather perfection through week’s end

  • From his Facebook page:

    The corrupt PolitiFact wrote a 30 paragraph article trying to give my opponent cover for her support of late term abortions. The reporter even called us to demand we provide him Jill McCabe’s Planned Parenthood survey showing her 100% rating because “he couldn’t find it.” Notice they don’t mention the survey because it shows her extreme stand on abortion. In their own article they said, “McCabe indicates she supports late term abortions in instances when it is ‘in the best health interest’ of the mother or child.” and then they said I lied when I said she supports late term abortions. And they wonder why people don’t trust the liberal media anymore.