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How “the Good” Emerges Out of Evolution (Second in the Series, “A Better Human...

The first installment of this series can be found here. Secularization and Its Disconnections I claimed, in the first entry of this series, that a meaningful...

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: The Republicans Unending Dishonesty about Health Care

Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive!                (Sir Walter Scott) For seven years, the Republicans lied about Obamacare, and whipped...

Senator Mark Warner: MIA, AWOL, or What?

Dear Senator Warner, A great many Americans were heartened – one might say, relieved – when you and Senator Burr stood before the press together,...

Bob Goodlatte’s Violation of His Oath of Office

This is running in several newspapers in VA-06. **************** In early April, I issued a public challenge to Bob Goodlatte to debate me on the proposition: The...

Trump and the Wall: The Most Bone-Headed Political Play I’ve Ever Seen

So what does this genius of a president do? He threatens to hold the whole government hostage, with but a week to go before...

A Better Human Story (First in a Series)

My thanks to Lowell for allowing me to post here on Blue Virginia the first several installments of this new series, whose message --...

The Northam/Perriello Contest, and the Longstanding Problem of Liberal Weakness

My piece of last week -- "My Concerns About Ralph Northam-- And Why on June 13 I'm Voting for Tom Perriello"-- elicited a good...

Thinking Through the North Korea Crisis (Third Installment)

Appearing in several newspapers in VA-06, this series announced itself as having no partisan agenda, no pre-conceived conclusion, but just the purpose of laying...

Thinking Through the North Korea Crisis (Second Installment)

This series will be appearing in at least two newspapers in the VA-06 region. This is the second installment of a series whose purpose is...

Thinking Through the North Korea Crisis (First Installment)

This is the first installment of a series of three pieces that will be running shortly in one or more newspapers my area of...
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