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This week the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the political corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell. What does the decision mean for politicians, and the public, moving forward?McDonnell received more than $175,000 in loans and gifts — including a Rolex watch, vacations and partial payment of his daughter’s wedding reception from a Richmond businessman.

Posted Jun 30, 2016 at 1:01 AM

I’ve written these types of columns before. The ones where I feel old, my joints hurt, I heard an expression from my sports editor I’ve never heard before. It happens more often than not these days, but I’m OK with it...

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 10:45 AM

“The U.S. knows it could not ask for a better friend and ally than the United Kingdom.”

Updated Jun 28, 2016 at 11:33 AM

I hate pro-life legislation.Simple logic leads me to be pro life. If nothing happens to that fertilized egg cell, it becomes a child.

Posted Jun 28, 2016 at 1:01 AM

It was all the rage in the 1890's and still prevails today. It is a form of transportation that involves neither the animal or the internal combustion engine.  In an age when the automobile was posed to take over as the principle...

Updated Jun 27, 2016 at 1:26 PM

According to Washington’s political pundits Donald Trump’s rise is a history making event that will change American politics and the Republican Party. To his backers he is the answer to “politics as usual,” that has failed the middle class and the...

Updated Jun 24, 2016 at 10:14 AM

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the exclusionary rule does not apply when an officer makes an illegal stop and finds out the “suspect” has a warrant for his arrest and searches the suspect as a result.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 11:18 AM

Disputes and confrontations over portions of the Pacific Ocean continue to grow. Indonesia’s government seized a Chinese fishing vessel on June 17 off the Natuna Islands, administered by Jakarta. That nation’s Vice President, Jusuf Kalla,...

Posted Jun 23, 2016 at 1:01 AM

In this space I have discussed Political Action Committees in the past. PACs send out multitudes of emails asking for funding for their political parties or their political candidates. Often these emails point to a danger like "Democrats...

Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 10:21 AM

After the killing of 49 innocent people dancing in an Orlando, Florida nightclub, my heart shrunk with despair. The familiarity of mass murder is paralyzing because hate cannot be legislated away when such a killer believes his murderous rage is...

Posted Jun 21, 2016 at 1:01 AM

He started the very first business in Dodge City when he opened a watering hole for the soldiers, buffalo hunters and traders that had been denied the use of Fort Dodge's "saloon."  George M. Hoover was a French-Canadian born on...

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