Virginia News Stand: April 29, 2009Apr. 29, 2009
Looks like the the governor got a little jealous of his boss in Washington and issued his own threat assessment, which demonized several groups, as did the federal manifesto. A college professor often told us, "Never generalize. It'll get you in trouble some day." Some never learn from even the most basic of life lessons. The report knocked the gubernatorial campaign off the radar a bit, which probably didn't win Governor Kaine any thanks from his would-be Democrat successors. But below we have some reports on the increasing acrimony of the Dem candidates toward each other. Are they a threat to anyone (other than the taxpayer)? But the Kaine administration report is very appropriately timed as people increasingly are concerned about the total takeover and make over of the country by the Obama administration, and you dare note complain. For example, read about how the very 1984 so-called "hate crimes" bill looks destined to get ram-rodded through the House, and possibly into law. Sandy Rios writes in detail about the totality of the liberals' grand scheme.
The Miss USA debacle continues to be discussed. Andrew Breitbart has a blunt commentary about the viciousness of homosexual activists who are anything but the tolerant they say they are, or who want anything but the tolerance they say they seek. Meanwhile, a pro-life leader, herself a former Miss Delaware, says she's proud of Miss California, Carrie Prejean (who attends a Christian college). We also have an article and video of D.C. ministers rallying in favor of traditional marriage and against same-sex marriage, which the D.C. government is contemplating.
Lastly, the much publicized polling that says evangelical Christians are all of a sudden tree-hugging-greenies has been debunked. A study of the phrasing of the questions proves they were designed to provoke answers to fit the pre-conceived template of the organization sponsoring the poll.
Admin's note: The News Stand may be intermittent the next 10 days or so as the Communications Department, who compiles the articles that make up much of the News Stand, takes a well-deserved vacation.
Kaine orders investigation of report on terrorism threats (Norfolk Virginian-Pilot)
State terrorism report concerns university officials, rights watchdogs (The Daily Press)
Va. Democrats debate words vs. actions (Washington Times)
Democrats' Digs Deepen as Forums Continue (Washington Post)
Major Front in Va. Race Is Online (Washington Post)
'Hate crimes' bill likely to pass House, thanks to Dems (OneNewsNow.com)
Climate-change report on evangelicals debunked (OneNewsNow.com)
Pro-life leader proud of Miss California (OneNewsNow.com)
We're here, we're queer and we're hypocrites (Andrew Breitbart/Washington Times)
American Left attempts a bloodless coup (Sandy Rios/OneNewsNow.com)
Ministers Lead Protest of D.C. Legislation (Washington Post)