Editors’ Note:  SHORT TAKES is a new VoxFairfax feature, designed to capture non-headline occurrences that are newsworthy and/or informative of our culture. ‘JUNK SCIENCE’ BILL KILLED. A bill aimed at helping innocent people who claim wrongful conviction due to discredited… Read More ›


 February 19, 1942:  Internment of Japanese Americans begins after President Franklin Roosevelt issues an Executive Order requiring those living on the Pacific coast to report for relocation. Over 110,000 persons therefore shut down their businesses, sold off their property, quit school, and… Read More ›

OTHER VOICES: Socialist Bogeymen

Editors’ Note: This article is reprinted from the February 7, 2019, New York Times. Readers are urged to think also about the terms social democracy and distributive justice as alternate concepts. Trump Versus the Socialist Menace The Commies are coming for… Read More ›

Zero Tolerance in Virginia Equals No Winners

Editors’ Note: This article reflects changing circumstances and some changed thinking from the lead article published in last week’s VoxFairfax. As of this writing (February 10), the almost unbelievable brouhaha in Virginia state government has cascaded discussions of racism, #MeToo,… Read More ›