July 3, 2008 RSS feed / Opinions & Commentary

Whose rights are we defending with guns?


I was born on the Fourth of July. The fireworks, parades and picnics, not to mention the lazy days of summer, all come together on the Fourth to make for a most pleasant holiday. More...

Resist the wind

Those attending the two-day symposium on wind energy in Virginia recently might have walked away believing this state has already accepted this industry, and that the proposed utility in Highland County has paved the way for more plants. More...

Decisions threaten faith

Guest View

I have been asked to write on decisions made at the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church last week in San Jose, Calif. This is difficult, since the official documents describing those decisions are not yet available. More...

Beach party brings baby love, terrifying tumble

A Party of One

It wasn't really a party of one. In fact, for the first time since I can remember, I don't believe I had one minute of "alone time." The surprising thing was that I, the quintessential loner, didn't miss it one bit. More...

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