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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

An apology from a former political operative

I had to turn my back on a couple of long-time acquaintances and walk away from them this week. An attempt to talk reasonably...

Ed Gillespie concedes defeat in Senate race

Virginia Republican Senate challenger Ed Gillespie conceded defeat to Democratic incumbent Mark Warner Friday after the latest vote totals showed a margin of more...

GOP Sheriff Zeman supports Mark Warner

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBSL_qh_Hd0?rel=0&showinfo=0] Floyd County Sheriff Shannon Zeman, a Republican, is featured on a new campaign ad supporting Democrat Mark Warner's re-election effort, saying the Republican,...

Virginians to Bob McDonnell: Go to jail, go directly to jail

A common mantra of politicians is something along the line of "let the people decide." The claim, of course, is false.  Politicians, as a rule,...

Buying Gov. McAuliffe’s support

Want support from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe?  Start by writing check. That's how energy companies are getting the Democratic governor's support for pipelines they want...

McAuliffe: Another governor for sale

Looks like the current governor of Virginia, just like the one he followed, is for sale to the highest bidder. While former governor Bob McDonald...

Sarah Palin and the sad, inane fanatics who follow her

The rabid following of failed Alaska governor and one-time vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is a mystery to anyone with an IQ above that...

Little old-fasioned Karma coming down?

My Page One story in today's Floyd Press tells of a a consistent overcharging of customers of Floyd's Pizza Inn Restaurant, owned and operated...

Morrissey charged with sex with teen girl

Democratic Virginia Del. Joe Morrissey, a controversial legislator and lawyer in the Old Dominion, now faces charges that he had sex with a minor...

Mark Warner: Governor then, Senator now

Mark Warner was still governor of Virginia when he came to Floyd in 2005 to hold a town meeting at The Floyd Country Store. The...