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Thursday News: “Grab ‘Em By Their Liberty”; “Cosmopolitan” Has Nasty History As Insult; Trump’s War on Affirmative Action


by Lowell

Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, August 3.

  • Quizzical

    The same rising sea level and storms with increased energy, which threaten to wash away Tangier Island, also threaten all of our coastal cities and beach communities. Spending hundreds of millions to save Tangier Island means some other coastal community gets less, maybe nothing. Agonizing and costly decisions will need to be made.

    And we really haven’t even started this yet. It is hard to see how Tangier Island has a higher priority than Norfolk.

    If the government is dredging shipping lanes near Tangier Island, dump the spoils there, but the article says that concrete structures have to be built to keep the muck in place.