Slavery was not “the fault” of the South. In fact, it was a northern enterprise, funded by northeastern interests. It produced Southern cotton for immense Northern profits.
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My name is Cameron Webb and I am running to represent Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District. It has been an honor to spend the last year on the campaign trail and I wanted to take this final opportunity to speak with you directly and share who I am and what I stand for.
Once upon a time in America there was a bipartisan consensus that our leaders should embody reason and character. I long for those days and therefore will vote for Joe Biden, whose moral compass and basic human decency will restore the United States to the greatness, and global respect.
Trump has stood tall on the international stage, redrawing trade agreements more in America's favor, securing a more balanced sharing of the West's defense burdens, taking out the most vicious leaders of radical Islam, orchestrating peace agreements between historical antagonists in the Middle East, and rebuilding and modernizing the nation's defenses.
“Face coverings” and masks will not prevent viral infections. “Face coverings” and masks will not give you health and well being. This is not opinion. This is valid science which I provided in a letter to Virginia Health Commissioner, Dr. M. Norman Oliver. I am happy to share it with anyone.
Another week has come and gone. I don’t know about the rest of you, but here in the health department it seems akin to Bill Murray in “Groundhog Day.”
In this time of COVID-19, what better and safer way to get a group of people together to hear from and support a political candidate than with a virtual event?
The stone pyramid adjacent to the Washington Virginia Town Hall was created by William Carrigan in 1983 as a time capsule to be opened 100 years later. Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection founder Phil Irwin was invited to contribute the following to be next seen in 2083.
I won't reiterate what I've already written about Black Lives Matter, but regarding Gresinger's comments, let's not get it twisted, George Floyd's death was a “tipping point”
From the start, the idea of the Appalachian Trail was both radical and visionary. The idea of the Trail was never just about hiking and was very political.
My filmmaking business partner and wife, Tracy, began this documentary in early April interviewing DC Central Kitchen Founder, Robert Egger, about food insecurities in the US.
It was an honor to be able to use a few moments of public time to put these self-reflective and, I think, constructive remarks from our community’s Peace and Justice Gathering on the public record.
In fact, to students of American History like myself, Alexander Stephens “cornerstone speech” is extremely well known. That text is routinely used by Yankees as “the one and only” rationale for Southern secession.
Many of us here in Rappahannock use our local library, and know just how rare, unique and special it is. It may be smaller than some, but it is mighty.
In response to the death of Castro, the Black Lives Matter Movement posted a piece in Medium titled, Lessons from Fidel: Black Lives Matter and the Transition of El Comandante.
Three years ago I volunteered to co-chair the Northern Shenandoah Valley chapter of ComingToTheTable, a group dedicated to healing the wounds of slavery and of the systemic racism in its aftermath.
While I'm encouraged that you, Mr. Mills can state, ‘Black lives matter,’ but not support the BLM organization, actually, we’re on the same page.
Finally, Wes, the you’re-a-commie thing went out with Richard Nixon. I fear you are stuck in the past. It is one thing to say you support the message Black lives matter.
We are writing to express our wholehearted support of the Joint Resolution for Improved Pedestrian Safety and Traffic Calming Measures, created by the Sperryville Community Alliance (SCA).
Something is wrong when the chairman of the Planning Commission deliberately, maliciously and with forethought excludes three members of the commission from a meeting and thereby disenfranchises 3/5’s of county residents in order to further his own political/philosophical views.