elections

An Old Dominion Memory Box

The march and rally to “Unite the Right” occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017. One individual – Heather Heyer – was killed when a march participant drove his car into a crowd. In the evening of the march, tiki-torch-bearing… Read More ›

Hypocrisy Collapses GOP

As this article was being written for publication two days prior to the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., the House of Representatives on January 13 voted a second impeachment of the incumbent president. Just one month earlier, 18 GOP… Read More ›

The Separatists Among Us

Up to the presidential election in 2016, this democratic nation appeared capable of sustaining what has often been sharp, energetic political divides. Increasingly, however, that division, those divides, have morphed into separatism not unlike that of the secession of states… Read More ›

THE DISHONOR ROLL

On January 6, 2021, and into the early morning of the next day, members of Congress voted to affirm the Electoral College results from all US jurisdictions. A band of 147 Republican members of Congress voted to overturn Electoral College… Read More ›

Fox News Can Be Harmful to Your Mind

Editors’ Note: Your VoxFairfax editors read a large number of news articles, including those of Fox News, to ensure being informed by an array of differing opinions. The article parsed and dissected herein was selected particularly as a sample of… Read More ›

Briefly Noted

VA CAVE MEN, CIRCA 2021 As thefts go, this one is really different. Two Shenandoah Valley men have been charged with breaking into Endless Caverns, just south of New Market, and stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of speleothems–rock formations. The… Read More ›

VoxFairfax Colloquy #1

Editors’ Note: We are experimenting with  a new feature, in which the VF editors, Jim McCarthy and Michael Fruitman,  join with contributors, in this case Frank Blechman and Andrew Scalise, to discuss a topic in “real time.” Let us know… Read More ›

Will a Post-P45 GOP Emerge?

Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, December 22, 2020. Whether the GOP can reconstitute itself and engage once again as a viable political party remains unclear. Recently, Steve Schmidt, McCain campaign manager and force behind the Lincoln Project,… Read More ›

Briefly Noted

Editors’ Note: This town is about 50 miles from the site of the Tennessee refrigerated morgue trucks noted in our article of 12/7/2020 [https://wp.me/p9wDCF-23E]. COMMONWEALTH’S LARGEST NURSING HOME SEES COVID OUTBREAK In Big Stone Gap, VA, the ladies inside a… Read More ›