politics

NRA Cries Firearms Foul

Editors’ Note: Some material sourced from the April 3, 2020, New York Post. In today’s Brief Cases, VoxFairfax considers whether shooting is fun–or not. New York is trampling on Second Amendment rights by shuttering gun stores during the coronavirus pandemic, the National… Read More ›

Essential Workers Muzzled

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from the April 2, 2020, New York Times. By  David Yaffe-Bellany On March 23, as the coronavirus pandemic put grocery workers on the front lines of a public health crisis, Trader Joe’s sent a memo to store managers… Read More ›

Majority Madness

The following statement caught our attention as one that time and advances in political science have left in the dustbin of academic wisdom: Virginian-Pilot, April 1, 2020 One truth I often tell students: When it comes to politics, Republicans are… Read More ›

One Person, One Vote No Longer Fantasy

Election Day, November 5, 2024, Douglas County, Kansas The polls in Douglas County were bannered with long lines as voters queued up for the 2024 presidential election. Sam and Sylvia Appledore, lifetime residents, were all smiles, although they had been… Read More ›

Around the Novahood

Around the Novahood appears periodically, containing brief items of interest from the greater Northern Virginia area. LOUDOUN NOTES FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUDGE The General Assembly has approved the nominations of two judges to the Loudoun County General District Court, including the… Read More ›

Quackery with Canards

Recently, a prominent Virginia newspaper offered an editorial opinion that complemented the Virginia Senate for “slowing down” legislative approval of bills, thereby allowing “cooler heads” to prevail. Naturally, this opinion was supported by selections from the Founding Fathers with respect… Read More ›

Brief Cases

Brief Cases is published occasionally to update information on previously published articles and/or to add comment upon them. Sometimes the content will be new, particularly as the material is deemed to be of note. CUCCINELLI APPOINTMENT TO TOP IMMIGRATION JOB… Read More ›