Roused from Normalcy: The Home Front on December 7, 1941
Seventy-five years ago, an attack on a remote American naval outpost – Pearl Harbor, Hawaii – rousted the United States out of its confidence in its own isolation from the world war that was already two years old.
Thanksgiving Done? Black Friday Shopping Sprees Begin
Regardless of whether it’s as busy this year as it has been in the past, Black Friday offers a boost for shoppers and merchants looking forward to Christmas.
Be Wary as Year-End Approaches: Tax Extenders and Zombie Regulations
The end of the year brings new opportunities for sneaky regulatory actions and tax privileges. Beware them both, say scholars from the Mercatus Center at GMU
Tom Garrett’s Election Night Interview with Bearing Drift
Virginia Congressman-elect Tom Garrett talks to Bearing Drift about marijuana, committee assignments, and post-election reconciliation.
Virginia Film Festival Opens Today in Charlottesville with ‘Loving’
Colin Firth joins the Governor and others for tonight’s screening of “Loving.”
Should Presidential Electors Exercise Independent Judgment?
Rick Sincere elaborates on his op-ed in today’s Richmond-Times Dispatch.
In Defense of Electoral Integrity: Public Scrutiny Deters ‘Rigging’
To prevent “rigging,” Virginia’s electoral processes are transparent and open to scrutiny by the press and public.
Cato Institute Gives Terry McAuliffe a “D” Grade for Fiscal Policy
Virginia’s Terry McAuliffe scores a grade of “D” in the Cato Institute’s biennial fiscal report card on state governors.
Champion Debate Coach Assesses Trump-Clinton Performances
Veteran speech and debate coach James M. Copeland judges the first Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump clash at Hofstra University. If Hillary won on academic points, the result was closer for the average viewer.
Virginia Ranks 21st in ‘Freedom in the 50 States’ Survey
The CATO Institute’s report on freedom in America places Virginia at #21, up three places from 2012.