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Sunday, November 28, 2021


‘Old School’ column: Logging time with catalogs

I’m seeing and hearing a lot of flap lately about toys and other items being in short supply, so we’d better shop early.

Editorial: Spare us another legislative election

Were he a betting man, Del. Alfonso Lopez told a gathering of seasoned local Democrats recently, he’d wager that the courts will rule that Virginia must hold yet another election for all 100 seats in the House of Delegates...

‘Old School’ column: No, thanks

Now that we’ve thrown out those rotting pumpkins, or maybe left them for the animals as suggested in various online posts, we’re ready to embrace fall.

Editorial: Oh, boo hoo hoo for school boards

Get those tiny violins out – we’re holding the world’s smallest “pity party” today! On a front page of The Washington Post last week was an above-the-fold story down the left that, at least based on a scan of the...

Letter: Initiative works to make politics more inclusive

Editor: The first time I was told that politics would not be a good fit for me was in a meeting with my academic adviser regarding political internships. It was during my sophomore year of college. She made it...

‘Old School’ column: Visiting veterans

year. It’s the brainchild of my classmate, Judge Jim Osborne, and is called the Indiana Military Museum, in Vincennes, Ind.

Editorial: Relax; divided government works just fine

Political partisans across Virginia probably woke up on Nov. 3 up with hangovers (albeit for different reasons, depending on whether one was a Republican or a Democrat). But for the typical Virginian, leaving aside the politics, good times appear...

Letter: Renaming fixation is self-indulgent foolishness

Editor: This question of changing names and removing monuments related to the Confederacy, or to any other element of history is ridiculous – it’s only an appeasement of malcontents and a waste of taxpayer money, including the cost of...

‘Old School’ column: A clear view

This year we’ve been surrounded by heroes: hospital staff, grocery-store workers, police, firefighters and teachers, among others.

Editorial: Vienna Council deals with Democrats’ shenanigans

Having been royally hosed by Democrats in the General Assembly, localities like Vienna are now scrambling to divine how they will implement the legislative mandate, handed down on high from Richmond, that local elections be moved from the spring...
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Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at...
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