Editors’ Note: Reposted, with permission, from the Virginia Mercury, March 28, 2022. https://www.virginiamercury.com/2022/03/28/in-its-arrogance-virginia-government-continues-walling-off-the-publics-right-to-know/ By Bob Lewis It may sound almost laughable now – a cruel joke, to be sure – but there was a time when Virginia had a decent… Read More ›
Editors’ Note: Reposted with permission from the Virginia Mercury, March 24, 2022. https://www.virginiamercury.com/2022/03/24/we-must-do-something-to-stem-this-wanton-bloodshed/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=c75058e2-2b46-4209-bc66-e7dbf0589cda By Roger Chesley Please make them stop. I’m talking about the wanton, reckless firearm slayings that happen too often in Virginia and around the country. The victims… Read More ›
Editors’ Note: Excerpted, with permission, from Bacon’s Rebellion, March 14, 2022, https://www.baconsrebellion.com/wp/ By Dick Hall-Sizemore Although the issue of school mask mandates is now behind us, it is instructive to examine the legal arguments advanced by Attorney General Jason Miyares… Read More ›
It’s one thing to expect credibility from media sources. Perfection is another matter.
The Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP) produces visuals that helpfully portray the parameters of political and cultural activity in the Commonwealth. Its latest graph provides a political scorecard of the results of the two political parties with respect to legislation…. Read More ›
Editors’ Note: Reposted from the Virginia Mercury, March 7, 2022. https://www.virginiamercury.com/2022/03/07/by-allowing-political-cash-for-personal-use-virginia-remains-a-campaign-finance-backwater/. By Bob Lewis Virginia’s General Assembly has always set a low bar for campaign finance accountability. And every winter, our legislators fail to clear even that. The way the… Read More ›