Category: Observations

J.R.’s written observations on politics, public policy, and society.

President Trump Acquitted

Now that 80+ days of actual impeachment proceedings (not to mention the nearly three years of calling for it) have…

Luria gets baited; uses profanity to raise money

Virginia 2nd District Congresswoman goes after Trump’s tweets

PJ Media: The Thrill Is Gone?

It’s beginning to look a lot like 2015.

Power down for a bit

For a more sane America, take a break from your devices and your echo-chamber.

Special Session Not So Special – Or Necessary

It should be obvious what the nature of any “special” session is. It is not routine. It is extraordinary and necessary.

Balancing safety and liberty

Laws are meant to act as a curb on bad behavior and expand freedom for the many, not the few.

Why did Northam and Herring vote for plan they now oppose?

If Virginia’s 2011 House of Delegates’ district lines are considered to be racial gerrymandering,don’t forget Mark Herring and Ralph Northam voted for them.

In the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, seeking answers to evil

Some might believe the killer was driven to act or blame the incident on firearms, but evil caused the deaths of so many innocent in Virginia Beach. Yet, there was light.


It doesn’t happen often, but occasionally the publisher assigns a topic. Given that this past weekend was Armed Services Weekend…