Censoring Significance: Giles County and the Unoffensive Six Commandments UPDATED: Video Added
In attempting to appease both sides in the Giles County Ten Commandments suit, a federal judge’s modest proposal is both insulting, dishonest and begs the question: what isn’t offensive to someone, somewhere?
Full-time Benefits for Part-time Work? Yeah, We’ve Got That!
The Bedford County School Board acts to require the school system’s part-time school bus drivers to pay more than $10 per month for their health insurance and, predictably, gets pushback from the drivers.
Star City Rising? UPDATE: Lucas Loses in a Squeaker
Mark Lucas, the entrepreneur turned reluctant politician, has won the endorsement of the Roanoke Times in the Star City’s mayoral race. If Lucas can convince the paper’s editorial board and best the city’s formidable Democratic machine in today’s municipal election, Virginia Republicans should be looking to the Star City for the GOP’s next rising star.
“Dinner with Barack”
One of these things just doesn’t belong….
Virginia Tech…Five Years Later
It’s been five years since the darkest day in the history of the Hokie Nation, yet today feels different. Today Hokies nationwide not only remember the lives lost that day, we also celebrate how much we’ve overcome together.
The President and Bubba Watson
Bubba Watson’s improbable win in the Masters Tournament on Sunday was a testimony not only to his skill (and an incredible shot) but also to the love and sacrifices made by his family–hallmarks of the American Dream.
Rep. Hurt Responds to Charges that He Voted to End Medicare
Responding to discredited Democrat charges that he voted to end Medicare, Rep. Robert Hurt reassures 5th District voters that he is “working hard” every day to find a responsible way to reform Medicare for the seniors who have paid into the program.
Father of Murdered Afghan War Veteran from Roanoke to Run for U.S. Senate
Angered that almost no one seems willing to stand up to the ubiquitous protestors from Westboro Baptist Church, Tim Conrad, father of a slain soldier from Roanoke, declares his independent candidacy for U.S. Senate.
Roanoke Business Community Rallies Around Republican Mayoral Candidate
Republican Mark Lucas picks up his first major endorsement from a prominent group of Roanoke business leaders.
Three Challengers Emerge for Morgan Griffith
Three Democrats have announced their intention to challenge Morgan Griffith for the Ninth Congressional District seat, including one familiar face from 2010.