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  • Virginia governor announces special session on gun control

    06/04/2019 7:33:52 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 66 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 4, 2019 | Alan Suderman
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Tuesday that he’ll recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in the coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation, which he said is urgently needed to prevent killings like Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach. Northam said he plans to convene a special legislative session this summer. The Democrat said in an Associated Press interview ahead of his announcement that he wants the Republican-controlled General Assembly to hear from the public about the need for “common-sense” law related to guns and accessories. Republicans have previously rejected Northam’s gun control bills out of...
  • ‘Time to take action’: (VA) Gov. Northam calls special session on gun laws

    06/04/2019 7:39:41 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 32 replies ^ | June 4, 2019 | Staff
    <p>Beach, Va., Saturday, June 1, 2019. A longtime city employee opened fire at the building Friday before police shot and killed him, authorities said.</p> <p>RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Four days after a gunman opened fire and killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach government building, Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday called for a special General Assembly session on gun laws.</p>
  • Reeling from blackface furor, Northam vows to ‘take a harder line’ on Confederate monuments

    02/09/2019 8:25:01 PM PST · by blueplum · 86 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 09 Feb 2019 | Katelyn Caralle
    Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says that he wants to take down Confederate statues and monuments in the state. “I will take a harder line,” Northam told the Washington Post amid a scandal stemming from a racist photograph on his medical school yearbook page. “If there are statues, if there monuments out there that provoke this type of hatred and bigotry, they need to be in museums.” Northam is facing calls to resign ...
  • Justin Fairfax’s accuser says she also was raped by a basketball player at Duke

    02/09/2019 9:42:35 AM PST · by abb · 87 replies
    The (Raleigh) News & Observer ^ | February 9, 2019 | Steve Wiseman
    The woman who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of raping her while they were Duke students 20 years ago also says a Duke basketball player raped her. In response to Fairfax’s denials, Meredith Watson’s lawyer released a statement claiming she was also raped by a basketball player and, when she reported the attack to a school administrator, received no assistance. The player’s name was not released nor was the name of the school administrator. According to a report in The News & Observer in 1999, Duke went through a major reshuffling at its administrative level. Several administrators had...
  • CNN: Sadness, disbelief and disgust: Virginia politics plunges deeper into chaos as Dems worry

    02/06/2019 11:58:21 PM PST · by Zakeet · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | February 6, 2019 | Dan Merica and Ryan Nobles
    Virginia politics descended further into chaos on Wednesday, and Democrats in the capital grew more dismayed by the possibility that a trio of scandals involving their top three statewide officials had laid waste to years of work building up the Democratic Party in the commonwealth. The controversies have created a pseudo-standoff between scandal-plagued Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring, all of whom are fighting to hang on to their jobs as public outrage grows around each of them. None of them wants to resign first, creating a scenario where all of them could hold...
  • In Ralph Northam, Democrats Find The Shoe On The Other Foot

    02/06/2019 4:39:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | February 6, 2019 | Sheriff David Clarke (Ret)
    I have an admission to make. I am thoroughly enjoying watching the gotcha tactics of race politics the American left, Democrat Party, and the liberal media frequently use against adversaries backfire and strike one of their own: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. Typically, the stories we hear about white people appearing in blackface are when a conservative or Republican politician is discovered to have done so many years ago at a frat party or Halloween Party in a sophomoric attempt to be funny. This gotcha tactic—the left’s new weapon of political warfare—works on the reality that if you go back far...
  • Baby Killing Is Fine. Yearbook Photos Are the Problem

    02/06/2019 12:22:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies ^ | February 6, 2019 | Ben Shapiro,
    Last week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was hit with a shocking blast from the past: a photo on his medical school yearbook page of a man in blackface and another man in a Ku Klux Klan outfit. Northam quickly apologized for the photo, then said he wasn't in the photo and then admitted he had once worn blackface and dressed up as Michael Jackson for a dance contest. He nearly moonwalked at a press conference before his wife gave him a look that could curdle milk. For this sin -- the sin of an old, disgusting, racially insensitive photo --...
  • Democrats Use Ralph Northam’s Racism to Cover Up What He Said About Abortion

    02/05/2019 4:19:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | February 5, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: (Northam impression) “I’ll tell you something else about old Ralph, Ralph Northam, Ralph Northam from Virginia. Ralph Northam, he doesn’t even think the Democrats really want him to quit. He thinks they’re just sayin’ it ’cause they have to. That’s what he thinks. He thinks they don’t really want him gone, and he thinks they don’t really want his lieutenant governor to sit in in the governor’s chair if they’re forcing him out. So he gonna hang on! “So he gonna hang on, ’cause ain’t no way ain’t no way some Amos ‘n’ Andy thing back in high school...
  • Don’t Let Ralph Northam’s Racism Controversy Obscure Democrats’ Sickening Abortion Policies

    02/05/2019 2:40:14 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Margot Cleveland
    While Democrats may not be happy with Northam for dragging out the inevitable and hurting their brand in the meantime, the uproar over Northam’s past succeeded in diverting attention from media’s focus on the party’s extreme abortion position. Yet, even without the straight-talking Northam to expose the barbarity of late-term abortions, the extreme laws the Democratic Party supports remain unchanged. And those laws are even more horrific than even Northam’s comments revealed. Those comments came last week in a radio interview, when Northam was asked whether he supported state Del. Kathy Tran’s late-term abortion bill, which, as Tran acknowledged during...
  • Virginia speaker has 'rightful hesitation' about impeaching Northam, highlighting potential

    02/04/2019 7:30:09 PM PST · by conservative98 · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 8:03 PM ET, Mon February 4, 2019 | Eli Watkins
    Washington (CNN)Virginia GOP Speaker Kirk Cox expressed skepticism on Monday that the legislature should try to force Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam out of office, highlighting a potential constitutional impasse the commonwealth could face should Northam decline to step down. "I think there's a rightful hesitation about removal from office, because obviously you have to consider that to some degree you're overturning an election," Cox said. "I think the constitutional provisions are very specific on the succession of office. It really does call for mental or physical incapacitation. That's what it was meant to do." Pressure has grown on Northam to...
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown: 'We Have a President Who's a Racist'

    02/04/2019 6:26:29 AM PST · by ManHunter · 55 replies ^ | 4 FEB 2019 | Susan Jones
    ( - Moments after repeating his call for the resignation of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) declared on Sunday that President Donald Trump is "racist." Brown pointed to "news reports" and books to back up his claim. Chuck Todd, the host of NBC's "Meet the Press," asked Brown why "folks" such as Gov. Northam "are now being held accountable for blackface." "Well, I think this country hasn't dealt well with the issues of race," Brown said. "I mean, we have a president who's a racist. Who we have, you know--"
  • Ralph Northam Is Lying

    02/03/2019 10:07:31 AM PST · by rintintin · 79 replies
    Slate ^ | Feb 2 2019 | William Saletan
    Ralph Northam, the governor of Virginia, swears he’s telling the truth. On Friday, Northam confessed to appearing in a racist photo in a 1984 yearbook. On Saturday, after Democrats called on him to resign, he reversed himself and said it was a case of mistaken identity. “I will stand and live by my word,” Northam told reporters at an afternoon press conference. He quoted the honor code of his alma mater, the Virginia Military Institute: “A cadet shall not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.” I don’t know whether Northam is one of the people in the photo....
  • 'Coonman' Northam refused to shake hands with black man

    02/02/2019 7:53:23 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 28 replies
    Word Net Daily ^ | 2/2/2019 | WND
    Even as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is backtracking from Friday’s apology for appearing in a 1984 yearbook photo featuring someone in black face and another wearing a KKK-style hood and robe, new charges of racism are being leveled against the Democrat, including a racist nickname and refusing to shake hands on television with a black candidate. “I offered my hand to him twice,” says Jackson, the Republican nominee, “and he categorically refused, in fact he acted like I was invisible.” Jackson is founder and president of STAND (Staying True to America’s National Destiny), a nonprofit organization with a mission to...
  • Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax describes meeting with Northam over photo; 'We're at a critical moment

    02/02/2019 4:02:11 PM PST · by conservative98 · 74 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | 2/2/19 1 hr ago | PATRICK WILSON
    Fairfax said he got the sense that Northam believed there was a reasonable chance he was one of the people in the photo. “I think part of the reason to apologize and to call me over and to talk through it was because that was the natural assumption," Fairfax said. After listening to Northam’s news conference, Fairfax said, “I think he’ll have to explain his own comments and his own thinking and recollection.”
  • Ralph Northam Refuses To Shake His Black Opponent’s Hand [Video]

    02/02/2019 3:58:17 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 33 replies
    bigleaguepolitics. ^ | 2-2-19 | By Patrick Howley
    Virginia Democrat governor Ralph Northam refused to shake the hand of his black opponent E.W. Jackson during a 2013 televised debate in the Virginia lieutenant governor’s race. E.W. Jackson, his black opponent, said that Northam is “consistent” in his behavior, and not shaking his hand was just evidence of that. (READ: Fallout Continues From Ralph Northam’s Blackface Yearbook Photo). “It was insulting, but, on the other hand, I thought it was consistent with the way he behaves. Because, this spot he’s been running, saying that I believe that a child born with birth defects is born that way because of...
  • New Song for the Governor of Virginia (I’m a Coonman)

    02/02/2019 2:57:34 PM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 15 replies
    Free Republic | February 2, 2019 | PittsburghAfterDark
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  • Ralph Northam is What Happens When Our Fake News Media Fails to do Its Job

    02/02/2019 4:56:10 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 37 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) At last! A failed mayor of a corrupt New Jersey city is running for president! Thanks, Democrats! – Yes, friends, Senator Spartacus Jazz Hands, aka Cory Booker, has joined fray in the ballooning competition to see which Democrat gets to lose to Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Aren’t you all thrilled? I know I am. We had to have Sen. Jazz Hands in the race for the entertainment value alone. Think of him as the 2020 version of John Kasich, only without all the “my father was a mailman” references....
  • Northam says he is not in racist yearbook photo, but acknowledges darkening face for another party

    02/02/2019 12:15:27 PM PST · by conservative98 · 137 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/2/19 Last Update 10 mins ago | Adam Shaw
    He apologized for the picture appearing on his page, calling the image "offensive" and "racist," but said that he had nothing to do with the preparation of the yearbook, nor did he buy it. He said that while he did not attend that party where the picture was taken, he did attend another party the same year in which he said he "darkened my face as part of a Michael Jackson costume." He also said that he did not expect Virginians to believe him immediately or to forgive his actions right away: "I am just asking for that ability to...
  • The Latest: Virginia governor to speak again about photo

    02/02/2019 9:25:41 AM PST · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    AP ^ | 2/2/19 46 mins ago
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is planning a news conference where he’s expected to say he’s not resigning and believes he was not in a racist picture featured in his 1984 medical yearbook. Northam’s office on Saturday said the 2:30 p.m. news conference would take place at the Executive Mansion.
  • High Profile Democrats call on Northum to Resign, As Governor Vows to Finish Term

    02/01/2019 7:27:06 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 223 replies
    CNN ^ | 2-1-2019 | Dan Merica
    A series of prominent Democrats demanded Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation on Friday, excoriating him for appearing in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK's signature white hood and robes. The calls came from a number of 2020 presidential candidates, members of Congress and prominent liberal organizations, all of whom said Northam's apology on the issue was not enough. The NAACP also called for Northam to leave office. Those calls, however, were not echoed by Virginia Democrats, including Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Both said they were shocked and offended by...