State

While Democracy Slept

In 1938, Winston Churchill published While England Slept, a collection of his speeches attempting to warn that the nation needed to prepare for a war with Germany. The general view in England was that its natural defenses – the English… Read More ›

Brief Cases

COVID AND DEMOGRAPHICS ALTER POLITICAL DYNAMICS In Virginia, as of 10/02, early in-person voting reached 362,000, while mail ballots numbered 278,710, for a total of 640,710 in the first two weeks of voting. Over 749,000 mail ballot requests remain outstanding…. Read More ›

RBG Shines in Dissent

Editors’ Note: Adapted from Vox, September 18, 2020. One of the most compelling examples of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s devotion to equality and the rule of law is her dissent in the 2013 case Shelby County… Read More ›

Responsibility v. Immunity

Few, if any, will deny that each individual owes some duty of care to neighbors and the community at large. That responsibility may be expressed in a myriad of ways including, among others, paying taxes, voting, respecting street and road… Read More ›

Around the Novahood

‘UNIQUELY HARMED’ DELEGATE UNIQUELY PEDESTRIAN Del. Dave LaRock, R-Loudoun, claims that he has been “uniquely harmed” by executive actions taken by the state’s Safety and Health Codes Board, Gov. Ralph Northam, and state Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver in July,… Read More ›