When are Coincidences Not Coincidences?

VoxFairfax has on a few occasions cited Gibbs’ rule #39 [yes, the NCIS protagonist] that there are no coincidences. On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court, in a moment of unfettered libertarianism, decided that corporations and unions could flood electioneering… Read More ›

Faithfulness of 100 Jurors

Editors’ Note: Some material adapted from Take Care, December 19, 2019, which comments upon a wide range of legal issues. Given the pre-hearing statements of the Senate Majority Leader, the public may wonder how this panel of 100 jurors will… Read More ›

The Case for Impeachment

Since its inception some 15 months ago, VoxFairfax has positioned itself as a marketplace of ideas, eschewing political horse races and candidate endorsements in favor of presenting broader themes raised by such events, including cultural impact and voting. Sometimes, however,… Read More ›

Can Massive Trump Resistance Succeed?

Our nation has experienced many instances of massive resistance since colonial days, most notably the Civil War and the period following the desegregation of public schools, which was led by the Byrd hegemony of Virginia. Sometimes, the resistance has been… Read More ›


Point/Counterpoint: IMPEACHMENT George Mason, 1787 v. Lindsay Graham, 1999 MASON: No point is of more importance than that the right of impeachment should be continued. Shall any man be above Justice? Above all shall that man be above it, who… Read More ›