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People who insist only government is capable of protecting us against any hazard wasted no time in criticizing proposed new federal guidelines for autonomous vehicle makers. “This is a science experiment playing out in real time on our roadways without any safeguards or assurances,” insisted… Read more

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Among the good reasons for getting a flu shot is to keep yourself healthy enough to be there for the folks who need you this time of year. That is true in a larger sense when it comes to those in need of donated blood — and there are many more than we may think. Read more


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With the totalitarians' talent for invective and the Leninist faith that "history" has a Marxist mind of its own, a Beijing-run "news" agency dismissed Taiwan's presidential election results as "a temporary fluke" and "bubbles left behind by the tides of history." Actually, this election, ju… Read more

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Retired Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis, the former secretary of defense and an exceptionally well-read warrior, has said, "Throughout history, we see nations with allies thrive, and nations without allies wither." Read more

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One thing Canadians tend to be is sensible. And so it is surprising how many would consider making Prince Harry and his wife, the former Meghan Markle, king and queen of Canada. Harry is a beneficiary of the lucky sperm club, and Meghan was TV actress from Los Angeles. Do Canadians really wa… Read more


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The recent “debate” regarding “Second Amendment sanctuaries” at Spotswood High School dare not set a precedent for future matters brought before the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors. They timidly let angry shouts usurp what could have been an honest and rewarding debate. Anyone who wan… Read more

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I want to start by thanking Congressman Ben Cline for holding a town hall in Harrisonburg. He clearly takes constituent services seriously. With some important exceptions, I believe Mr. Cline when he says he wants to work across the aisle. The first exception involves Mr. Cline’s commitment … Read more

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Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., invited Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ph.D., to come and speak. Jeffries, associate professor of history at the Ohio State University, titled his address “1619: An American Journey. 400 Years of Triumph and Tragedy.“ As a person of color, Jeffries had earned th… Read more

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