'Armageddon' arrives: The sequestration at Tech
March 4, 2013
The dooms-day automatic spending cuts, commonly called sequestration, went into effect on March 1, not only taking away $85.4 billion from Virginia’s state budget, but potentially limiting job prospects for Virginia Tech graduates as well.
Romney addresses business in Roanoke
November 1, 2012
Republican Candidate Mitt Romney continued campaigning on Thursday at Roanoke.
Local campaigning gears up
September 10, 2012
Phones and paper litter the tables from a recent phone bank, and Romney/Ryan posters take up every wall in the space. It is the closest campaign office to a college campus in the state of Virginia, and yet many people have no idea it’s there.
President Obama’s empire strikes back
May 25, 2011
Last week Obama called on Israel to give up land it acquired during the 1967 Six-Day War.
Obama presidency has not gone as Americans hoped it would
December 1, 2010
It seems strange to imagine it was only two years ago we all heard our newly ordained president state “change has come” to America.
'The Obama Diaries' proves critical of president's administration
August 31, 2010
Conservative talk radio personality Laura Ingraham's "The Obama Diaries" is a disappointment for anyone expecting groundbreaking work in the fledgling subgenre of political RPF (real person fan fiction).
More problems stem from lack of research
August 30, 2010
Although, idiomatically, a very beaten dead horse, the topic of embryonic stem cell research never ceases to amaze me.
War is still not the answer, even with a new president
May 3, 2010
It's been a while since I have written about the war.
America needs no mandate
February 8, 2010
Why is it that so many people use the argument that America is the only industrialized nation that does not have universal health care?