Columns & Opinions
Because of COVID-19, a number of media outlets have asserted that we are a “nation at war.”
One of the Courier- Record’s earliest April Fool’s front pages occurred back in 1976, with a big story about aliens landing at Fort Pickett, and a Bigfoot sighting along Ridge Road. Other stories that year included Town Council abolishing all taxes. Editor Doug Coleburn made the large “foot print” in the dirt.
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President’s way out of his league
All Virginians are well aware of the recent attacks on our Second Amendment Rights. The uprising against the leftist tyrants in Richmond against our 2nd Amendment rights has been swift and sure -- as it should be.
Our upcoming Militia Muster at Schwartz’s Tavern on Saturday, March 14th, at 12 Noon has been met with a lot of rumors, false information, and couch-cushion coaches.
This week the House of Delegates has been working to set Virginia’s budget for the next two years. The budget-setting process is a rather long one and begins when the Governor introduces his own budget plan in December to both the House and Senate. After that, either chamber can amend the budget as they see fit, then both bodies negotiate a final budget in a “conference committee.”
Would you rather be the ruler of your own destiny, or would you rather the government rule your destiny for you? Do you prefer freedom or slavery?
The big news this week is that the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday (Feb. 17th) to continue House Bill 961 -- the so called “assault-weapons” ban. I always have and will continue to oppose any legislation that would infringe on the Second Amendment rights of my constituents.
The Senate’s cowardly failure to convict Donald Trump should be a concern for all Americans.
‘YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT’ Remember that quote from President Barrack Obama?
During the 2020 General Assembly Session, there’s no doubt that small business has been under full assault.