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Extreme Government Control

Editors note:The figures used in last week’s editorial came from the many callers and writers supporting Sunday Hunting who complained about my previous editorial. If they are incorrect, I’m sorry.…

Sunday Hunting Still A Hot Topic

I will be brief. You can’t get any more local that letting property owners decide. Property owners don’t need to switch the state telling when you can hunt to a…

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…

A Case for School Choice

Parents are concerned about the quality of education in our area.  The best way to improve education is to offer parents and students more choice.  School vouchers or school choice…

The State Gives and the State can Take Away

Last week I wrote an editorial complaining about the process that is being used to change the law on Sunday hunting. At no point did I take a stand on…

Spanish-American War Descendants ‘Remember the Maine’

On February 15, the Sons of Spanish-American War Veterans (SSAWV) will take time to remember the sinking of the USS MAINE which led to a ten-week war between the United States…

Democracy may not be working

As the Roman poet Juvenal wrote almost 2000 years ago, “… Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for…

Fox Pens, Sunday Hunting Discussed

Editor, It appears the urban representatives in the General Assembly have launched a ‘cultural war’ against Virginia’s rural population with introduction of Senate Bill 42 which is designed to criminalize…

Another Obama “Smoke and Mirrors”

In yet another cynical over- reach of authority President Obama just raised the minimum wage for workers on Government contracts. This is cynical because most employees on Government contracts are…

Lying, Cheating Thieving Politicians

Today’s winner for the lying cheating thieving politician award in Virginia goes to—drum roll please—former Governor Bob McDonnell. A politician once asked a man for his vote. “Are you honest?”…