How Absolute is the Right to Vote?

The right to vote is not absolute across all members of our society. Individuals under the age of 18 and those deemed mentally unfit are precluded from voting. Attention lately has been focused on the disenfranchisement of felons, both those… Read More ›

Brickbats Come with the Territory

Reporting on politics can be dicey, as anyone involved in the craft will relate. This field of endeavor is literally laden with land mines and brickbats from readers and other critics. Last week, The New York Times, in its international… Read More ›

Landmark Redistricting Reform Passed in Virginia

Editors’ Note: We reprint here excerpts from an important letter from OneVirginia2021, which has been working tirelessly for redistricting reform in the Commonwealth. It contains crucial information and links to associated events. What Happened? Saturday, February 23rd, the Virginia General… Read More ›

Letting the Sun Shine In

Amid All the Angst, There are Bright Spots While we may not be fully in the Age of Aquarius in terms of democratic values, there are some signs that voting folks seek the peace and harmony that enchanted us in… Read More ›