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Big-small government debate is bogus distraction
One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. It’s a fake debate, only meaningful to the privileged: investors, business executives and ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here’s how our national leaders spent summer break
September is a grand month for traditions. Fresh pencils and tablets for the upcoming school year. The approach of fall as evidenced by the turning of the leaves. International Talk Like a Pirate D...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supervisors need to give a better explanation
To the Editor: I have to agree with the county employees: I would be upset too if I was told this year was not my department’s turn for a raise. This has got to be the most ludicrous explanation I ...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hovering over college kids isn’t doing them any favors
Ah, college is back in session — which means, says The Washington Post, that “helicopter parents” are in full flight. Helicopter parents, says The Post, are parents who have “watched their (childre...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP story makes some important points, but leaves out many others
In June, Virginia’s political universe was set abuzz by the news that state Sen. Phillip Puckett was stepping down, with a rumored high-level job waiting for him at the Virginia Tobacco Commission....
Sep 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reshoring: industries come home
Some of those offshored jobs are reportedly drifting back to the United States as if they were caught up in some weirdo ocean current, a Pacific gyre gone astray. And this — the return of work — ma...
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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