A White Supremacist God? Some think so

Brittney Cooper teaches Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University. She is also a contributing writer to Salon, a web site that focuses on news, politics and more. Her latest piece for the site stirs thought: Any time right-wing conservatives declare that they are trying to restore or reclaim something, we should […]

McDonnell’s con job

It is hard to watch events and revelations unfold around the scandal-scarred career of disgraced former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell without feeling some sadness and regret over what happened to a once promising political figure in Virginia. McDonnell enjoyed the fast-track in political life, going from Attorney General to Governor in a few short years. […]

Up against the wall

Spent much of the weekend flat on my back after hitting the wall with a fever, sore throat and weakness. The docs call it exhaustion. Given the events of the past two months, I’m not surprised.  Ever since my mother fell at her home in early May, I’ve been running at full throttle, shuttling from […]

Bust at FloydFest site angers Floyd County plumber

The Patrick Count Sheriff Department busted Lawrence (Robbie) Robbins Jr., a popular Floyd County master plumber, for trespassing at the FloydFest site Tuesday and he’s mad as hell about it. Robbins said he had permission to be on the site to help with construction of a vendor’s booth for Republic of Floyd owner Tom Ryan […]