Wish Upon A Star

We are all to some degree a reflection of the nurturing environment that surrounds us, adopting views, ideas, even mannerisms of family, friends, public figures. Politicians occasionally portray some excesses in this regard, paraphrasing, sometimes plagiarizing, material from heroic figures…. Read More ›

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  • Is Two Really Sweeter?

    Editors’ Note: This VoxFairfax article also appeared in the October 14, 2021, Cardinal News, https://cardinalnews.org/2021/10/14/is-two-really-sweeter/. The shenanigans convulsing the Virginia Redistricting Commission (VRC) were predicted by some critics, mostly based upon the dubious notion that a group of folks not… Read More ›

  • Beyond Our Border

    WISCONSIN The pandemic about the 2020 election results infecting politicos in some states has not reached the proportions or depths of COVID. However, as the pandemic that has consumed over 700,000 lives is deadly to humans, the election fraud virus… Read More ›

  • Good News, Bad News

  • Police Reform, Reducing Deaths

    Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, October 6, 2021.    By Charles Blow In a shocking revelation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday released provisional data suggesting that between 2019 and 2020, the country had its biggest… Read More ›

  • Superman Morphs

    Some of us are sufficiently aged to remember comic book innovations like three-dimensional in 1954. If you were born a bit earlier, you may have read the initial Superman adventures, which debuted in 1938. However, Superman’s family history and story… Read More ›

  • Outside the Novahood

    UNSILENT SOUNDS UNWELCOME A family in Virginia Beach has been terrorized for months by the actions of an obnoxious neighbor–with slurs, monkey noises, even strobe lights–and the police say they can do nothing to stop it. The woman says the… Read More ›

  • The Road Ahead

    It appears that  the Virginia Redistricting Commission (VRC) will not meet its timeline to produce  a set of electoral maps establishing new boundaries that are supposed to endure until the next census in 2030, in effect, a 10-year legacy. The… Read More ›

  • Redistricting Commission Imploding

    Republicans Reject Compromise and Democrats Walk Out Editors’ Note: Reposted from Virginia Mercury, October 8, 2021. Sadly, redistricting in the Commonwealth fell prey to the Virginia Way. Critics of the original legislation will crow; a hopeful citizenry will sigh with… Read More ›

  • Media Marginalia Madness

    Generally, marginalia refers to notes at the side of pages in a book, often by readers as comment for a subsequent review or for research. There does not appear to be a definable date at which “news” in the United… Read More ›