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Almost 20 years later later and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas contacted Anita Hill to ask for her apology for accusing the justice for sexual harassment. Virginia Thomas‘ intention for the contact was basically to extend an olive branch to Hill. For those of you who aren’t finally with the case, here’s some […]

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Lt. Dan Choi, the openly gay Iraq War veteran booted from the New York Army National Guard after he came out enlisted in the regular Army yesterday, taking advantage of the overturning of the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy. Dan Choi, 29, a 2003 West Point grad formally discharged from the National Guard in July, walked […]

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The lockdown of the University of Texas campus on Tuesday morning brings back memories of watching live News footage of school shootings from the past. Luckily, the only person harmed in this shooting was the gunman who took his own life. Unfortunately, shootings in the past had deadlier results. University of Texas has another school […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A federal judge on Thursday declared the U.S. military’s ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional and said she will issue an order to stop the government from enforcing the ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy nationwide.  Below is Lt. Dan Choi’s repsonse.  Lt Choi was discharged from the US Army for being openly […]

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Dear Distinguished Members Of The United States Senate, As you return to Washington, DC for the last session of the year, I write this letter in support of 80% of the American public who urge you to do what you have promised since 2008 and that is to repeal the broken law that we call […]

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VIA HUFFPOST Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, whose lawsuit against health care reform moved forward Monday, has ruled that his state’s law enforcement officials can ask to check the immigration status of anyone they arrest or even stop. Cuccinelli’s legal opinion, written in response to a conservative state delegate’s request, could expand on a 2008 […]

Baaaay-beee I’ve arrived! Goodbye trying to cram everything into 140 characters on Twitter and hello Global Grind! If you follow me on Twitter @MissterRay, you know weekly you get a good rant from me about something thats trending, current or something I just felt like going in about – all with good reason! I know some […]

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Over 1800 veterans may have been infected with HIV at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis, MO. The hospital sent letters to 1812 veterans to warn that receiving dental work at the VA center in the past may have exposed them to hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). According […]

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A Missouri VA hospital is under fire because it may have exposed more than 1,800 veterans to life-threatening diseases such as hepatitis and HIV. John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis has recently mailed letters to 1,812 veterans telling them they could contract hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after visiting […]

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Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of his Depression-era upbringing, died Monday. He was 92. A spokesman for the family, Jesse Jacobs, said Byrd died peacefully at about 3 a.m. at Inova Hospital in Fairfax, […]

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It seems that the Governor of Virginia, Bob McDonnell, is declaring April, ‘Confederate History Month‘. This might be a bad move; McDonnell’s rational for this is that the confederacy is a defining chapter in Virginia’s history and it should be studied, understood and remembered by all Virginians. The Confederacy was made up of eleven southern […]

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Rescue teams planned to search again Tuesday for four workers missing in a coal mine where a massive explosion killed 25 in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than two decades. The suspended rescue mission would resume after bore holes could be drilled to allow for toxic gases to be ventilated from Massey Energy […]