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  • Ditch Mitch? No, Better to Ditch the Senate!

    A few weeks ago, VoxFairfax audaciously proposed that the General Assembly of the Commonwealth could be constituted of 40 members as a unicameral legislature to promote a more efficient legislative process at substantial cost savings, along with a commensurate increase… Read More ›

  • When Money is Not Enough

    For millennia before white European conquerors invaded continental North America, Native Americans had developed governance and cultural principles currently receiving attention as insightful and prudent. For example, concerns such as the environmental concept of stewardship of land, natural resources, and… Read More ›

  • One Nation Under Guns

  • It’s the Law: Clergy Must Report Child Abuse

    By Michael Fruitman Child abuse is a one of the most heinous crimes imaginable–and it is a crime. In Virginia, according to the Department of Social Services, the numbers of reported and accepted cases of child abuse rose significantly–by about… Read More ›

  • The New Conservative Pyrite

    Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, July 26, 2019. Pyrite is more commonly known as fool’s gold. By Bret Stephens Frederick H. Hayek, whose thoughts used to count for something among well-educated conservatives, made short work of nationalism as… Read More ›

  • Scabby the Rat Faces Permanent Deflation

    Mindful as this administration is of the boundaries of free speech, including those of the President’s tweets, other operatives within the administration toil in the fields well out of sight of the Rose Garden to eclipse the free speech of… Read More ›

  • Blue Ridge Divide

    North and South Dakota, North and South Carolina, but Virginia and West Virginia? One of the connective elements between Virginia and West Virginia is the coal industry. VoxFairfax previously reported upon the coal interests of WV’s governor Jim Justice and… Read More ›

  • Toward a More Perfect Union

      Candidates for 139 of the General Assembly seats to be chosen in three months have the opportunity to join Del. Lee Carter’s (D-Manassas) decision to allow his campaign staff to join a labor union, the United Food and Commercial… Read More ›

  • Famed Rosenwald Schools Commemorated in Fauquier

    Warrenton Training Center (aka Rosenwald High School). At 10 a.m. next Saturday, August 3, Fauquier County will commemorate eight schools established for African-American children by Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald. A new historical marker will be unveiled in a ceremony at Eva Walker… Read More ›

  • Blueberry-Eating Elk Immigrants Ignite Backlash in Southwest Virginia

    Editors’ Note: Parodied from the June 30, 2019, Virginia Mercury. Elks Care, Elks Share. Are YOU an Elk?   The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is a fraternal organization with the following mission: To inculcate the principles of Charity,… Read More ›