Roused from Normalcy: The Home Front on December 7, 1941
A day that will live in infamy … a reprise of the late Rick Sincere’s post on Pearl Harbor Day
The Score: Kurds’ Way, Bursting Bubbles, Cold Snap, November 1963
This week on The Score – Who are the Kurds and what role do they play in the politics of the Middle East? What can we learn from a movie about the economic bubble that caused a recession earlier in this century? Does the recent cold snap mean the coming winter will be colder than normal?
The Score: Virginia Elections, Candidates Speak, Assessing Politics, Business Ethics, Gerald Baliles
This week on The Score – Did we learn anything from the results on Election Day? What do winning candidates plan to do now that they are elected officials? Have American businesses been “Fishing with Dynamite”?
The Score: Special Edition for Election 2019
Rick Sincere reports on voter turnout in the 2019 general election in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, and asks how election officials determine how many ballots to print.
The Score: Breaking Away, Kentucky Dinosaurs, Miss Virginia, Colombian Peace
This week The Score goes to the movies and asks: Where were you in 1979? Do you remember the hit movie Breaking Away? What does it take to win a Nobel Peace Prize? Can one woman take on the education establishment and win?
The Score: Housing Policy, Renewable Energy, Voting Machines, Fossil Fuels
This week on The Score – What kind of housing policies work best? Is there a future for renewable energy? How are voting machines kept secure? Does Virginia’s General Assembly reflect the state’s age cohorts?
The Score: American Politics, Human Progress, Kurdish History, Michael Barone
This week on The Score: How did the Republicans and Democrats come to dominate American politics? Who are the heroes of progress and what is the stuff of progress? What explains the conflict between Kurds and Turks?
The Score: Regarding Ukraine, Electoral College, Commonwealth’s Attorney, State Senate
This week on The Score – What happens when candidates for Commonwealth’s Attorney face off? Why does Ukraine loom so large in foreign affairs? Can we ever be satisfied by the Electoral College?
The Score: Space Cowboy, Whistle Blowing, Fairview Review, Film Festival
This week on The Score – What’s up for this year’s Virginia Film Festival? How should we assess Ronald Reagan’s space exploration policy? Did the latest Pulitzer Prize winner for drama deserve that award? Who are whistle blowers and how do they blow the whistle?
The Score: Independent Candidates, Blood Challenge, Presidential Primaries
This week on The Score – Will independent candidates for the state senate overcome the odds to win in November? Can a first-year college student take on the FDA and change federal policy? What can we make of Donald Trump’s challengers in the Republican presidential primaries?