Trump Still Needs Grace
Trump — and his appointees — are just as capable of total depravity as Clinton and her appointees.
Essay: The First Contested Election in America
The hasty dissolution and election of in 1774 removed any possibility of the American Congress’s petitions reaching the king, or more importantly, the people of England before a new parliament was to be chosen.
How to Vote for the President: A Reformed Perspective
This election has highlighted, more than any other, how inherently selfish we’ve become in our reasoning for voting for President.
It’s a President, Not a Sovereign
Unless we are willing to accept once more the capriciousness and subjective arbitrament of a despot, we should put the president back in place.
Today’s Yestirginia: An Existential Threat
On March 18, 1608, Don Pedro de Zuñiga urged King Philip III to intercept and plunder English resupply ships to a starving and fledgling Virginia colony.
The Rise of the Monarch
When the chaos of mob rule fails, the king triumphantly returns.
YesterVirginiaToday: Parliamentary Tyranny
On March 17, 1651, in a speech to the House of Burgesses that sounds more like Patrick Henry or Samuel Adams, Berkeley issued a scathing condemnation of Parliament and their actions, accusing them of tyranny and holding Virginians under slavery – lamenting the loss of liberty and free trade with foreign nations.
Essay: Radical Commerce
At it’s root – its radix – commerce is a liberty enjoyed between two peoples.
Yesterday’s Today in Virginia: Spanish Spies
On March 12, 1611, Don Velasco sent ciphered correspondence to King Philip III of Spain describing the state of affairs of Virginia in its infancy.
Virginia’s Yesterday, Today: Punishment and Pardon
We’ve come a long way when it comes to punishments here in the Old Dominion.