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Gillespie is best choice for U.S. Senate
To the Editor: As we watch the daily unrest here at home and abroad with so much uncertainty, it is refreshing to see a candidate with a clear and well-thought out plan for not only us as a state b...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corruption actually is down, but its definition is narrow
Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americ...
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No such thing as a conservative Democrat
To the Editor: I picked up a copy of The Dickenson Star at Food City last weekend and read the story on the special election for the 4th District House of Delegates seat. I found it amusing that De...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are we giving enough to charity?
Was F. Scott Fitzgerald scouring through IRS data when he wrote about the differences between the very rich and the rest of us? Using statistics from itemized returns (2006 through 2012), the Chron...
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Land of free ought to be home for brave
There was a joke that made the rounds when Bill Clinton was trying to figure out how to allow gays in the military without upsetting morale. “Gays in the military,” the joke went. “Next thing you k...
Oct 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Politics becomes worrisome
My old friend Arselles is trying to help his cousin Emmarue’s triplets — “my three triplet second cousins,” he’s always proudly called them — land jobs, hopefully with the Commonwealth of Virginia....
Oct 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by LEE H. HAMILTON • Guest Commentator
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    10.02.14 - 12:03 am
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    by TOM PURCELL • Columnist
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