Misdirected anger

  Perhaps, as a reflection of society in general, an anger exists in Floyd County and surrounding Southwestern Virginia nowadays, an attitude of “I’m fed up and I’m not going to take it anymore.” We see anger is violence against each other.  We see torment, both mental and physical, of others with different ancestries, different […]

When sexual orientation no longer matters

Of the many last-minute pieces of legislation passed by the Congress in the “lame duck” session following the mid-term elections the one of the most historical significance may be repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” rule that allowed the U.S. military to ban military personnel who open admitted being gay. The ban on homosexuals […]