No Profile In Courage

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Never let it be said that people cannot change. Or at least pretend to change. After reissuing the eight year old dormant proclamation of “Confederate History Month,” seven months ago, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has declared that next April will officially be designated as “Civil War History Month.” He made […]

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Real Progressives Versus “Pseudo” Progressives

Opinion

Mario Carter Elm Columnist Rachel Maddow is by far one of the most militant, irrational, and uncompromising disciples of the far left. Of course, if you believe that, then I would suggest that you consider a getting a lobotomy. She is a thoughtful and practical liberal who uses her media platform to advance mainstream progressive ideology. However, the caricature that you read of a radical who demands […]

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Candidates Reflect Republican Hypocrisy

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Since Sept 15, the media has been talking about the surprise come-behind victory of Christine O’Donnell. The Tea Party endorsed candidate managed to defeat the nine-term establishment-backed Congressman Michael Castle for Delaware’s U.S. Senate Republican nomination. Since then, we have heard a stream of comments from her, each one getting […]

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When Will D.C.’s Second Class Citizenship End?

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Whenever I hear an activist offer advice on how everyday people can participate in direct advocacy, he or she usually suggests contacting your congressman and senators on Capitol Hill. However, when I hear this advice, I feel as if I’m still left without any real options to pursue. As a […]

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The Acceptance of Bigotry in Mosque Debate

Opinion

By Mario Carter Elm Columnist On a cool crisp Tuesday morning nine years ago, the United States faced its worst and most debilitating attack. Hijackers from the once obscure terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, boarded four planes, and in rapid succession carried out suicide missions by intentionally crashing three planes into the Pentagon, two in the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and one accidentally in […]

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Arizona Needs to Rethink Immigration Proposal

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By Mario Carter Elm Columnist Does the state of Arizona actually care about its perception in the eyes of the rest of the nation? If it wasn’t bad enough that Arizonians voted against establishing a Martin Luther King Day and then reversed their opposition only after the NFL decided to move the Superbowl from Tempe […]

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