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Reader “stunned” by news article

Editor, While I am on the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors and Prince Edward belongs to the CRC, I am speaking for myself as a taxpayer of the Town…

The deficit and Obamacare

Obamacare is failing. I just got a call from a reader who attempted to sign up for Obamacare. She was declined for a pre-existing condition. She was told she could…

Cause for Concern

Editor, Recently I talked with some railroad construction workmen here in Keysville. They mentioned an upcoming March decision on the possibility of shutting down the Clover power plant. Concern was…

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…

Justice not served

December 19, 2013 I witnessed a grave injustice. It was the type of injustice that made me not only deeply saddened, but acutely aware of a weakness in our judicial…

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

(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…

FTC Takes on Piano Teachers

Almost every week we read of yet another case of abuse of American citizens by the government we elected to serve us. We see this abuse on every level. Town…

Private Donations Help Red Cross

During this wonderful Holiday Season of Thanksgiving and Christmas, we are all feeling pretty frazzled, but still able to snuggle under the blankets and get a good night’s sleep…for this,…