Issues

ICYMI……..October 25, 1962

On this day, fifty-nine years ago, Adlai Stevenson showed the United Nations Security Council reconnaissance photographs of Soviet ballistic missiles in Cuba. Stevenson was a serious contender for president on three previous occasions and later, in 1961, became President Kennedy’s… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›