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The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.  John Adams 1770…

Hallelujah! The Elections Are Over

It seems like every election is worse than the last. Every election we see politics sink to a new low.  Every year we see candidates elected not on their records…

Fools with Hammers

Anybody can take a hammer and tear something down. Michelangelo on the other hand took a hammer and a chisel and carved David. Millions of other people use hammers to…

Vote With Your Brain, Vote on the Facts, Hire the Best

Election Day is November 7.  Virginians will be electing men and women who will lead our state, our counties and our towns for the next few years. Every one of…

That Lawyer

“Because he says what I want to believe.” A few years ago I wrote an editorial on Social Security. It was based entirely on facts. Those facts were gathered from…

This Editorial is for Christians Only

I believe people should be able to disagree politely. I believe that the facts should be considered and that emotion has no place in a reasonable discussion. Last night I…

Taking a Knee and Taking the Consequences

There is some football player who has decided to protest something or the other by not standing for the National Anthem. Now, I support his right to peacefully protest. That…

Snowflakes and dating

According to the Urban Dictionary Snowflakes are “extremist liberals who get offended by every statement and/or belief that doesn’t exactly match their own. These individuals think they are just as ‘unique’ as snowflakes,…

Code of Virginia is Clear: Removal of War Memorials, Statues Unlawful

Code of Virginia is Clear: Removal of War Memorials, Statues Unlawful

Below is a section copied from the Code of Virginia and presented at the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors Meeting by Peggy Armentrout on Tuesday, September 12. It clearly states…

What Are They Trying to Prove?

I am still attempting to analyze something that happened this week.  As I drove around a curve in the road there were two boys about age 10 playing in the…

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