Issues

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU . . .

     In 1607, the Virginia Company established James Fort [later Jamestown] on     the east bank of the Powhatan [Now James] River.      In 1961, a Freedom Riders bus arrived in Richmond, Virginia, where the     group had an uneventful… Read More ›

CITIZENS UNITED TO BUY DEMOCRACY

With the advent of the 2018 midterm elections, a great deal of media attention will focus on the effect of PAC spending upon all levels of government races. A recent Wisconsin supreme court judgeship was the subject of spending by… Read More ›

On This Date . . .

  2010……………………Deepwater Horizon oil spill 1999……………………Shootings at Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado 1978……………………Korean Air Lines jet forced down over Soviet Union 1914……………………Mine strikers slaughtered by militia at Ludlow, Colorado 1902……………………Pierre and Marie Curie isolate radium 1871……………………Congress authorizes President Grant to… Read More ›

U P D A T E S . . .

HELLER AND GUN CONTROL “Justice Scalia would be proud,” wrote Judge William Young of the Massachusetts Federal District Court in referring to Justice Antonin Scalia’s 5-4 majority opinion in the 2008 case of District of Columbia v. Heller. VoxFairfax offered commentary… Read More ›