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  • Around the Novahood

    LEESBURG, LOUDOUN JOIN TO ALLOW PUBLIC UNIONS The Loudoun County government voted to write an ordinance enabling collective bargaining among some county employees. Collective bargaining for state employees remains forbidden under the 1977 ban; the new law permits localities to… Read More ›

  • Virginia Trumpometer

    VoxFairfax is indebted to the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP) for its continued publication of data concerning the Commonwealth’s political landscape. On May 5 (Cinco de Mayo), VPAP published a visual tracking data of individual donors to the presidential campaign… Read More ›

  • Subtle Perpetuators of Inequity

    From inception, the nation’s criminal justice system has had an unhealthy set of roots in slavery and racism. A sample of that codex is found in the 13th Amendment, passed in 1865, which declared slavery unconstitutional but hedged with “except… Read More ›

  • Electrifying America Like the New Deal

    Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, May 1, 2021. Expenditures by the federal government are not necessarily expenses qua expenses but, rather, are often investments in the nation’s future prosperity, particularly those dedicated to children, families, education. Social Security… Read More ›

  • Chickening Out

    While Great Britain argued and deliberated over Brexit (leaving the European Union), the US was largely focused on the daily iterations of its 45th president and the multitude of attention-grabbing events spawned during his administration. Then, both nations were slammed… Read More ›

  • Santorum’s Blank Slate of Culture

    Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has talked his way into any number of bone-headed corners. Sadly, many of his most notable blunders are related to his unabashed Catholicism and blind attempts to marry religion with the state. Now, Mr. Santorum… Read More ›

  • Good for the Goose . . .

  • The Sons of the Fathers: Evangelicals’ Demise?

    Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, April 12, 2021.  Dwindling support in the evangelical world for conservative Republicans. By Ruth Graham Abraham Piper became a sensation on TikTok nearly overnight. He posted his first video in November, and… Read More ›

  • Money and Politics: Making it Transparent

    By Frank Blechman If it were not so serious, we could laugh about it. As we approach the Republican nominating convention this week, Republican candidates for governor here in Virginia have recently accused each other of sponsoring negative campaign ads… Read More ›