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Government’s Crystal Ball is Cloudy

This week has proven several of our older editorials were correct. Way back when the Cash for Clunkers program started we wrote the program was poorly planned, poorly implemented and…

Things Keysville Needs

Things Keysville Needs

Dear Editor: Keysville is a very nice community. Schools, the library and the trash collection are very good. I have lived in many states and I like it here. It…

Your Favorite was NOT Elected

The election results are in from yesterday and the ““NOTs” won. For that matter most of the candidates were running as NOTs.” The official results were: NOT- Cuccinelli won the…

Letters to the Editor – 10/31/13

To The Editor of The Southside Messenger: I read the Messenger’s article on “Banishment” and was wondering if both NAACP President Alleen B. Moorman and ACLU Clair G. Gastanaga are…

Donations to Candidates

If you cannot vote for the candidate you should not be allowed to donate. What justification can there possibly be for allowing people and companies outside of a voting area…

Pending Elections inspires locals to write

Pending Elections inspires locals to write

Dear Editor; The war on women rages on in this year’s election for Virginia’s governor. I got a call yesterday, October 15, from Michelle, paid for by the Democratic Party…

Peasants vs. The Two-Percenters

Thanks to a Government shutdown, because our Congressmen and President neglected to do the job for which we are paying them, many of our federal employees just got a 16-day…

NO Taxation Without Representation

Our Declaration of Independence includes 27 grievances against King George of England. The most interesting is King George was hindering immigration. The list of grievances includes: He has made judges…

Cuccinelli has it right

To: Editor, SOUTHSIDE MESSENGER Ken Cuccinelli understands the necessity of a strong state educational program that can be built over the next four years. His higher education program includes four steps:…

E.W. Jackson Takes a Stand on Religion

I don’t understand the excitement generated by Candidate E. W. Jackson’s statement last week. He has been receiving a lot of critical press for saying the religion he follows is…