Q: Has the Pentagon recently declared that sharing one’s faith is punishable by court-martial?
A: No. The Pentagon merely restated its long-held policy that military members can “share their faith (evangelize)” but “not force unwanted, intrusive attempts to convert others … to one’s beliefs (proselytization).”
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Brian Moran is so far the least visible of the trio of candidates competing in the Virginia Democratic gubernatorial primary, set for June 9. He’s the only one who hasn’t run a TV spot yet. But on May 17, he went up with his third radio ad, aiming to show …
Sen. Arlen Specter’s remarks about changing political parties contained one statement that tripped our fact-checking radar: "Last year, more than 200,000 Republicans in Pennsylvania changed their registration to become Democrats." Two hundred thousand people in one state changing their political colors from red to blue? Could it be true? Unfortunately, …
Q: Are congressional Democrats talking about confiscating IRA and 401(k) investment accounts? A: No. There’s no plan to seize these accounts. One House witness at a committee hearing proposed to allow some people to trade their old accounts for a new type that would be less risky.
Q: Are the Democrats correct in stating that oil companies are leasing 68 million acres in the U.S. that are not being used? A: Not exactly. More than 4,700 new holes are being drilled on current onshore leases.
Q: What is triangulation? A: In simple terms, it’s Democrats advocating some Republican positions or Republicans advocating some Democratic positions.
Q: Who are the superdelegates and can they change their votes once they are "committed"? A: Democratic "superdelegates" may vote as they see fit.
Q: Why are there only two major parties in the U.S.? A: The winner-take-all system in the U.S. favors two stable parties.