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Jesse Helms

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  • The left, the right, the arts and dogs in lively 'Chesapeake'

    The left, the right, the arts and dogs  in lively 'Chesapeake'
    At the height of the so-called culture wars of 20 years past — when the late Senators Strom Thurmond and Jesse Helms were raging against the "obscene" solo artists funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and performers like Tim Miller and...
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 'We will not be raising taxes in this state'

     
    John Kasich lists new jobs at top of his priority list in building a new future for his economically-troubled state....
  • A survey of heated rhetoric on Andres Serrano's 'Piss Christ'

     
    'Piss Christ' still stokes anger after all these years...
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • 'Game Change' is an old Hollywood story, a la 'A Star Is Born'

     
    The HBO Sarah Palin flm "Game Change" has an eerily familiar narrative, one that dates back to the earliest days of Hollywood: the backstage showbiz drama. It's just the backdrop that's different -- instead of a Broadway theater, or movie backlot, we've...
  • The U.S. must reengage with the International Criminal Court

    The U.S. must reengage with the International Criminal Court
    The arrest warrant issued last week for Sudan President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir has thrown into stark relief a question the Obama administration and Congress need to address: What are we going to do about the International Criminal Court? The desire...
  • Senators take their concerns to the border

    The United States does not need to send troops to the border in response to Mexico's drug war, nor is Mexico in danger of becoming a failed state, law enforcement officials told a congressional panel Monday. Witnesses testifying before members of the...
  • John McCain's power-broker: Mr. Black

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton had to sideline Mark Penn when the adviser's professional work as a lobbyist -- flogging Colombia -- got in the way of Clinton's campaign. Barack Obama has escewed campaign money from lobbyists, but not from......
  • Jesse Helms, 1921-2008

     
    Sen. Jesse Helms high-fives Johnathan Prevette, 6, of Lexington, N.C., during pre-race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway near Concord, N.C., October 1996. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, file) by Frank James Jesse Helms, a conservative stalwart who for...
  • Judge: Release some Gitmo detainees

     
    by James Oliphant In a stinging rebuke to the Bush administration, a federal judge Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to immediately release a small group of Chinese Muslims from Guantanamo Bay into the United States. U.S. District Judge Ricardo M. Urbina......
  • Dole 'Godless' ad shows progress, sort of

     
    by Frank James The U.S. Senate race in North Carolina between incumbent Sen. Elizabeth Dole and Kay Hagan is so close that Dole has resorted to a much-discussed TV ad that tries to link the Democrat to "Godless Americans" Hagen......