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Jerry Falwell, Jr.: More Like the Power-Seeking Romans than the Christians

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My work appears regularly in the Lynchburg, Virginia, newspaper, the News & Advance. I haven’t decided yet whether I will be using this piece as...

“It’s Not (Mostly) About ‘The Establishment'”: A Point I Expect to Make Tomorrow on...

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I have a regular gig on WSVA radio out of Harrisonburg, Virginia, talking about politics. This show was deliberately scheduled to be the day after...

How the Urgent Need to Defeat Trump Has Compelled Me to Change How I’ll...

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This is the companion piece to the previous piece, "Letter to My Fellow Virginia Democrats: Our Inescapable 'Electability' Challenge," in which I argued...

Letter to My Fellow Virginia Democrats: Our Inescapable “Electability” Challenge

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Dear Fellow Virginia Democrats, I'd like to share with you my thoughts about our Primary Election that's now only two days off. The first thought...

Republicans Planning to Boost Bernie in the Virginia Primary

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by Andy Schmookler I have been told -- pretty reliably -- that Republicans in my part of Virginia (the Shenandoah Valley) are planning to vote...

The Democrats’ Redistricting Dilemma: An Idea for How to Solve It

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I have made an effort to ascertain whether the approach I propose below fits with the circumstances -- legal and political -- well enough...

How Virginia Democrats Might Help Revive Constructive Democracy in America

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Dysfunctional Democracy I expect that no one here needs persuading that American democracy is in bad shape these days. Our democratic dysfunction can be shown...

Addressing this Rebellion Against Anticipated Virginia Gun Laws

This will be appearing in a couple of newspapers in my red congressional district (VA-06), under the heading, Guns and the Defense of the...

Truth-Tellers (like Spanberger and Luria) Vs. a Cult in Which Truth is the First...

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This is WHAT WE'RE UP AGAINST. The question of our times is, "Will the Lie defeat the Truth?" Believing the Unbelievable Two months into Trump's presidency,...

Impeachment Fits Right into a Dynamite 2020 Democratic Campaign

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The Ukraine-gate development has broken the Democrats’ logjam over impeachment. But the reality is that impeachment was always much more of a political opportunity...
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