Mike Honda, a Democrat representing the 17th district of California, has introduced H.R. 684 to the House of Representatives. The bill would declare the word “redskins” to be a disparaging term. Under a pre-existing law called the Lanham Act, a disparaging term cannot be trademarked.
This means that the management of the Washington Redskins could […]
Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Donna Edwards and Eddie Bernice Johnson submitted H.R. 2617, a bill that would, if passed into law, create a new National Historical Park – on the Moon. It would be called the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park.
Can we do that? Doesn’t a National Park by definition have to be […]
163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody. […]
Summary of the results of Maryland’s 2010 congressional primaries. […]
Did you know that Saturday, June 27 was National Children and Families Day?
I didn’t know. None of the news media knew, either. A news search for “National Children and Families Day” produces no media mentions in the month of June, 2009. There are no news media reports regarding “National Children and Families Day” at […]
Representative Edwards needs to remember that she was elected to replace Al Wynn because of the support of progressive Democrats. She needs to uphold progressive values, such as respect for the Constitution, as a member of Congress. If she continues to pander to the Religious Right with resolutions like H. Res. 1358, she could lose the support of the Democratic voters in her district, and g the way of Al Wynn. […]