Thursday, November 15, 2018

Maybe it’s time to move on? Nope!

I wrote this on August 5, 1997, for D.C. Darkside, a web site I had in Washington for a number of years.  It raised...

Rabid right flocks like buzzards to Liberty U.

Perhaps it is fitting that two extremes -- religion and politics -- came together at Liberty University in Virginia Monday to showcase a side...

Believing in God, not organized religion

The temperatures this morning remain warm and my Harley awaits for a second day of exploring the roads. I will head out in a bit...

Buffs take Conference volleyball title

Floyd County High School's Buffaloes took the Conference 38 volleyball final Thursday night with a 3-1 win over Glenvar but they had to come...

A visual opinion

Floyd County High School basketball coach Alan Cantrell offers a visual opinion of a shot taken by a member of the opposing team at...

New feature: Voice of the people

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9Rt5vKCV4k?rel=0] Starting with the new year, Blue Ridge Muse will provide a monthly video report on public comments at the Floyd County Board of...

Osama bin Laden deserved to die

Normally, I wouldn't cheer the death of a human being but the killing of master terrorist Osama bin Laden by a team of Navy...

Liars, damn liars and Anthem Blue Cross

Eleven months ago, my weight -- which has grown steadily over the past few years -- hit a knee-staggering 280 pounds. My doctor warned...

In search of…a non-partisan America

Put 300-plus miles on my motorcycle Saturday, riding mountain roads and stopping only for gas and to view the beauty of a country that...

A time for ‘none of the above’

After watching Virginia's two gubernatorial wannabes hack away at each other in a televised debate Monday night, I'm hoping this year's ballot has a a check box for "none of the above."

Neither Bath County's Creigh Deeds or Northern Virginia's Bob McDonnell gave an informed viewer any reason to put either one in the governor's mansion for the next four years.

If these two are the best that Virginia's Republican and Democratic parties have to offer then the Commonwealth is headed for a lot of trouble.