Shut Up and Sing, or What is the Purpose of Art?
If art is intended to bring people together, why are liberal rockers so upset that conservatives actually find something to like in their music?
President Obama and the Dinosaurs
President Obama’s visit to Roanoke isn’t the only big event in the city this weekend, but both share something in common.
Central Virginians Working Together in Derecho’s Wake
In the wake of Friday’s storm damage, individuals and local institutions pull together to help their neighbors, revealing the high character of the American people and reminding us all that we don’t need Washington or Richmond’s guidance for us to help those in need.
Romney to Southwestern Virginia: Help Is On The Way
In Salem yesterday, Gov. Romney lamented President Obama’s failures, especially for being so hyper-focused on healthcare reform that he neglected to lay the groundwork for economic recovery, and vowed to be the change America needs to get back on track.
Cost vs. Debt: Allen vs. Kaine on Higher Ed
I guess Chairman Kaine really is reading off the Obama playbook: “When everything you touch turns out wrong, just blame George.”
Remembering D-Day Through the Eyes of Evelyn Kowalchuk
While most were, not all the heroes of D-Day were men. U.S. Army Air Corps flight nurses braved enemy anti-aircraft fire to evacuate wounded Allied and Nazi troops from the battlefield in the immediate aftermath of the invasion. Here’s the story of one of them who now lives in Bedford County.
Del. Scott Garrett Warns of the Danger of “Bath Salts”
Before “bath salts” made national headlines, Lynchburg Delegate Scott Garrett, a surgeon, was warning his constituents about the danger of using these synthetic drugs and taking action in Richmond to ban them.
There Is Nothing New Under the Sun
HBO’s miniseries “John Adams” is more than a gripping depiction of one of the most fascinating periods in American history, but also a poignant reminder that many of the problems and political questions we grapple with today have been faced by generations of American leaders.
In LU Speech, Romney Boldly Touts Faith, and Traditional American Values
Gov. Romney sounded the right tone in Saturday’s commencement address at Liberty University, launching a bold and unapologetic defense of faith and traditional American values in a way that should ease concerns of evangelical Christians and swing voters alike.
Michelle Obama, Mitt Romney Address Virginia Graduates
If anyone doubted that Virginia is a critical swing state for both the Obama and Romney campaigns, the commencement addresses delivered by First Lady Michelle Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney at Virginia Tech and Liberty University, respectively, should erase all doubts.