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Who Am I and Why Do I Write?

By Furman Joye I am an old man of 84 years that loves my Jesus more than anything in the world. That loves my family almost as much and who…

Religion: The Forbidden Topic

I’ve been told that religion and politics are two topics that should never be discussed and especially should never be the topic for an editorial.  I believe both are topics…

The Prince Edward Budget Committee – The Way Local Government is Supposed to Work

For at least the past 10 years, the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors has followed the same general approach to making financial decisions.  They did not appear to spend…

‘O gross and miserable ignorance!’

‘O gross and miserable ignorance!’

By Daniel Burnett “Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven,” declaims Lord Say in “Henry VI, Part II” Yet on many college campuses,…

Prince Edward Supervisor Forums Would Not Be Illegal Under FOIA

Recently, the Southside Virginia Tea Party Patriots organized a Town Hall Meeting for Prince Edward County Supervisors. A town hall meeting is just a public forum. All eight Prince Edward…

Robert E. Lee – American

Robert E. Lee – American

By Colonel Greg Eanes, USAF (Retired) During the April 6, 1865 Battle of Sailor’s Creek, Private Samuel Vaughn of Company B, 18th Va Infantry was among those who made his escape…

Obamacare v. Obama’s Care: Symbolism v. Reality

Obamacare v. Obama’s Care: Symbolism v. Reality

President Obama, his family and his staff have great health coverage. There are on-call doctors, house-calls (White-House calls) and it is all free. This is reasonable. Obama is the leader…

A Rant on Free Speech and Consequences

A Rant on Free Speech and Consequences

A reader just called and asked me to “rant” about Phil Robertson being kicked off of A&E. First of all I never rant. I offer thought-provoking editorials which often criticize,…

How to Keep the Unemployed, Unemployed

How to Keep the Unemployed, Unemployed

(Pay them) The latest news from Washington is an end run by Congress to extend unemployment benefits. If you are unemployed and don’t want to find a job, that’s good…

None Dare Call It Slavery

This week I read an article regarding a young woman who has been waiting six years for housing vouchers so that she can rent a home of her own. She…

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