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  • Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: ‘Schools Need to Be Open’

    01/15/2021 12:28:42 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/2021 | Dr Susan Berry
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) released new coronavirus guidance Thursday, as President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration approaches, insisting “schools need to be open.” State agencies are now prioritizing in-person instruction, reported, after months of the Trump administration urging states to reopen schools.
  • Virginia Plans For All Public Schools To Allow Boys In Girls’ Bathrooms And Sleepovers

    01/14/2021 11:56:06 AM PST · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 13, 2021 | Casey Chalk
    One of the most controversial and reviled of Catholic documents is Pope Pius IX’s 1864 “Syllabus of Errors,” a long list of popular opinions that the Roman pontiff strongly condemned. Placing the document within its proper historical context, Pius XI was concerned by developments in such countries as the United States, where Catholic education was increasingly restricted under what were called “Blaine amendments.” Among the “errors” Pius IX assailed in the document is the belief that “all public institutes intended for instruction… on the education of youth… should be fully subjected to the civil and political power at the pleasure...
  • ‘I Wanted To Get Her’: A Boy Saved A Video Of A 15-Year-Old Girl Saying A Racial Slur, Then Posted It Online To Teach Her ‘A Lesson’

    12/30/2020 8:02:35 AM PST · by Onthebrink · 82 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/28/2020 | Mary Margret Olson
    A high school student held onto a 2016 video of a young girl saying a racial slur, then posted it online after she had chosen to attend her dream school, the New York Times reported. “I wanted to get her where she would understand the severity of that word,” 18-year-old Jimmy Galligan told the New York Times. He did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation. In 2019, Galligan was sent a three-second Snapchat video of fellow Heritage High School student Mimi Groves saying “I can drive” before uttering a racial slur. When...
  • Virginia Democrats' push for assault weapon ban loses momentum

    12/24/2020 10:23:07 AM PST · by PROCON · 26 replies ^ | Dec. 24, 2020 | Audrey Conklin
    Gov. Northam says decision to revisit a gun ban in 2021 would be 'up to the discretion of the legislature'Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and other state Democratic lawmakers have appeared to slow their efforts to ban assault weapons in the state.Virginia's Democrat-controlled Senate last January rejected Northam's bill to ban assault weapons, including some semiautomatic rifles, and voted to take up the matter again in a year.Nearly one year later, Northam, whose term expires in 2022, told WRIC on Monday that he'll leave the decision to revisit a gun ban "up to the discretion of the legislature.""Whatever they do,...
  • This is the woman whose statue will replace that of Robert E. Lee in the US Capitol(SMH)

    12/22/2020 7:29:00 AM PST · by devane617 · 216 replies
    cnn ^ | 12/22/2020 | Leah Asmelash
    When Barbara Johns was just 16 years old, she led a walkout at her high school to protest poor and unequal school conditions. The moment is one that many historians believe helped launch the desegregation movement in the US. Now, Johns -- who died in 1991 -- will be memorialized at the US Capitol, replacing Virginia's statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
  • Northam Removes Robert E. Lee Statue from U.S. Capitol in Dead of Night

    12/21/2020 12:53:01 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/21/2020 | Penny Starr
    Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, who faced controversy for dressing in black face while in medical school, ordered a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee removed overnight from the United States Capitol. The Washington Post reported it will be replaced by a statue of Barbara Johns, who was a civil rights activist as a teen in Farmville, Virginia. “Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) had requested the removal over the summer after a commission chartered by the General Assembly decided that a man who fought to uphold slavery was not a fitting symbol for a diverse and modern state,” the...
  • Gov. Ralph Northam Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions: You Don’t Have to Sit In Church for God to Hear Your Prayers

    12/10/2020 11:47:54 PM PST · by knighthawk · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 11 2020 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced new coronavirus restrictions Thursday and urged people of faith to stay out of their churches during the Christmas season. “This year, we need to think about what is truly the most important thing. Is it the worship or the building?” Northam said at a press conference. “For me, God is wherever you are. You don’t have to sit in the church pew for God to hear your prayers.” He urged faith leaders to “lead the way” and “set an example” for their communities.
  • Virginia to impose nightly curfew, limit social gatherings to 10 people, tighten mask rules

    12/10/2020 1:07:00 PM PST · by kg_mobster · 47 replies
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | December 10, 2020 | Mel Leonor
    Virginia will be under a nightly curfew from midnight until 5 a.m., and social gatherings will be limited to 10 people under new public restrictions meant to stem the surge of COVID-19 expected to go into effect Monday. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the new restrictions Thursday afternoon, citing an untamed spike of COVID-19 cases in the state in the middle of the busy holiday season.
  • Free Historical Ebooks on Stonewall Jackson (in view of the effort to move his statue from the VMI campus and the ongoing cancel culture)

    12/08/2020 7:31:25 AM PST · by Perseverando · 15 replies ^ | December 8, 2020 | Self
    A lot of historical ebooks. Some free, and some "to borrow" ebooks on Stonewall Jackson . Get them before the Commies have them cancelled. (I recommend the .pdf formats.) PDF formats seem to have fewer issues as far as optical character recognition errors.
  • it's in the Code: Hanky-Panky in Virginia's Votes

    11/23/2020 4:18:00 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 23 Nov, 2020 | Nick Chase
    Hundreds of thousands of "votes lost, " a sure indicator of fraud, even though those votes are not being recounted, nor are there legal challenges. Based on Internet blogger "Pede's" analysis of "votes switched" from Trump to Biden, and of "votes lost" (thrown away) -- mostly votes for Trump, and my own analyses to detect imaginary "votes added" for Biden, I have decided to continue examining states where says ballot fraud occurred in the 2020 presidential election. "Pede" identified two states -- Virginia and Minnesota -- where there were hundreds of thousands of "votes lost, " a sure indicator...
  • VA: Gun Shop and John Crump Sue Gov. Northam over Nations Gun Show

    11/20/2020 3:18:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 18 November, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Image screenshot from The Nations Gun Show website, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten Showmasters, who run the Nations Gun Show in Chantilly, Virginia; John Crump; and Sonny's Guns and Transfers, who frequently utilize the show, have filed a lawsuit against Governor Northam and M. Norman Oliver as the State Health Commissioner, in order to prevent their shutting down one of the largest gun shows in the nation next weekend, 20, 21 and 22 November 2020.The restrictions were issued on Friday, 13 November, becoming effective on 16 November. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday, 17 November. The Nations Gun Show...
  • Virginia lawmakers say door is open to legalizing marijuana in 2021

    11/15/2020 9:44:25 AM PST · by BeauBo · 39 replies
    Virginia Mercury ^ | 14 Nov 2020 | Ned Oliver
    Members of the House of Delegates expect it to pass. In the Senate, they give it “slightly better than 50-50 odds.” And Gov. Ralph Northam’s office says he’s “certainly open to it.” Proposals to legalize recreational marijuana in Virginia are set to get their first serious hearings when the General Assembly convenes in January and, at least for now, it looks like there’s a decent chance they could succeed... The movement in Virginia comes after voters in four states overwhelmingly approved referendums legalizing marijuana, bringing the total nationwide total to 15. If lawmakers in Virginia move forward, the state would...
  • WATCH NOW: (VA) Northam imposes additional COVID-19 restrictions; limits gatherings to 25 people

    11/13/2020 2:45:24 PM PST · by Perseverando · 26 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | November 13, 2020 | Mel Leonor
    Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday afternoon announced new COVID-19 restrictions for the state, limiting gatherings to 25 people both indoors and outdoors ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Northam administration will also ban the serving of alcohol after 10 p.m. statewide, echoing a measure put in place in the state's eastern region to limit bar-like activities. Northam said in a video announcement that restaurants will close at midnight. The restrictions go into effect Sunday night at midnight. The state will also ramp up enforcement of mask-wearing and social distancing inside essential retail businesses, much like it does currently inside restaurants,...
  • Governor Northam Signs Ban on No-Knock Warrants Among Police Reform Legislation (VIRGINIA)

    10/29/2020 5:23:33 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 44 replies
    WDBJ7 ^ | 10/28/20 | Pat Thomas
    Gov. Ralph Northam has signed new laws he says will significantly advance police and criminal justice reform in Virginia. Northam says he has been working with legislators on the measures since early summer, when the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor led to a national reckoning on racial bias in policing. “Too many families, in Virginia and across our nation, live in fear of being hurt or killed by police,” said Northam. “These new laws represent a tremendous step forward in rebuilding trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve. I am grateful to the legislators and advocates...
  • Should Racism be Declared a Public Health Crisis? Gov. NorthaM/State Leaders say YES

    10/21/2020 7:06:12 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 50 replies
    WSLS ^ | 10/20/2020 | McKinley Strother
    WSLS 10 News questioned Gov. Ralph Northam on the issue while speaking at an event in South Boston. “We talked about that very issue that racism is a health crisis issue. We’re looking at a proclamation. That starts with leadership and a message that comes from the Governor and other individuals. It’s something that I’m discussing with that advisory board. I’ll work with Del. Aird and I think you’ll see more in that regard,” commented Gov. Northam. Del. Lashrecse Aird represents Virginia’s 63rd district in the House of Delegates. Part of the General Assembly’s special session, Del. Aird introduced a...
  • Blackface Gov. Northam says President Trump's rhetoric is "emboldening" white supremacists

    10/15/2020 4:33:28 AM PDT · by RandFan · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 14 | By Chandelis Duster, CNN
    Washington (CNN) Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday said President Donald Trump's rhetoric is "emboldening" white supremacists such as the individuals involved in an alleged plot to kidnap him and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. A group charged with plotting to kidnap Whitmer discussed plans to take out sitting governors, including Northam, over "coronavirus-related lockdown orders," an FBI agent testified in court on Tuesday. Northam and Whitmer, both Democrats, were among governors who issued coronavirus-related executive orders in the spring that closed down restaurants, bars and gyms. Northam told CNN's John Berman on "New Day" Wednesday that he has been dealing...
  • Elementary School Kids Taught That "Objectivity" & "Perfectionism" Are Racist Traits Of "White Supremacy"

    10/08/2020 8:50:31 AM PDT · by blam · 67 replies
    USSA News ^ | 10-8-2020
    Children at an elementary school in Virginia are being taught that traits such as “objectivity” and “perfectionism” are ‘racist’ characteristics of “white supremacy.” Yes, really. Author James Lindsay posted a screenshot of the lesson outline, which is apparently taken from a 2001 Dismantling Racism Workbook by authors Tema Okun and Kenneth Jones and is being taught to kids aged 6-11 at the Belvedere Elementary School in Virginia. Belvedere Elementary School, Virginia. — Sexy James Lindsay, Halloween costume idea (@ConceptualJames) October 7, 2020 The “15 characteristics of white supremacy” include “perfectionism,” a “sense of urgency,” “individualism,” and “objectivity.” By discouraging...
  • Dems Warns Against Filling Court Vacancy [semi-satire]

    09/26/2020 1:07:20 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 5 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 27 September 2020 | John Semmens
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) warned Trump to not fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of long-serving Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She went on to ironically claim that "the appointment of a successor who does not share the same perspective on abortion rights will signal that the Republicans are coming after our children." The reality is that during her time on the Court Ginsburg was a staunch opponent of any limitations on abortion. She helped steer the Court to strike down many state statutes that sought to limit the carnage wrought against the tiniest humans. Her replacement...
  • Virginia Gov. Northam Tests Positive for the Chinese Coronavirus

    09/25/2020 9:43:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/25/2020 | Hannah Bleau
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and First Lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus, they revealed Friday. According to a statement, a member of the governor’s residence staff “who works closely within the couple’s living quarters” fell ill and tested positive for the virus. On Thursday, both the governor and first lady received a PCR nasal swab test, both of which came back positive. While the governor is currently asymptomatic, his wife is “currently experiencing mild symptoms,” according to the press release.
  • Virginia governor, wife test positive for coronavirus

    09/25/2020 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Associated Press ^ | September 25, 2020 | Alan Suderman
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that he and his wife have both tested positive for the coronavirus, though he said he is showing no symptoms. He’s among four governors around the country who have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19, but one of the others turned out to be a false positive. Northam and his wife, who has mild symptoms, plan to isolate for the next 10 days while working remotely, according to a statement from his office. The Democrat, the country’s only governor who is also a doctor, has previously been criticized by some Republican lawmakers...