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Today, if you visit the Normandy Coast in France you will find some very attractive and windswept beaches, some absolutely great restaurants and several nice country hotels. However, 69 years ago this week, a vacation was probably the farthest thing from the minds of the 370,000 men who took a direct part in the assault on France.
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A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column about a long shot candidate for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor: E.W. Jackson. It was an enjoyable piece to write.
There is nothing canned or carefully crafted about this guy. A former Marine, Harvard Law School and Harvard Divinity School graduate and now preacher turned politician. He says what he means, doesn’t mind
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A six year old’s perspective on coming face-to-face with what it means to lose a son
I must have been six, or maybe just a little older, but I was with my Mom, Dad, and Grandmother, and we were visiting some dear friends of hers, the Whitakers. This was Goldsboro, North Carolina, and “visiting” on
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:48
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This Saturday Virginia Republicans are going to meet in convention to select their candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General. The top of the ticket. That’s easy. It’s uncontested and Ken Cucinelli will be nominated and chosen to lead the Republicans in the fall.
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In 2012, E.W. Jackson ran for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate. He lost, but during his campaign he had the chance to meet Republicans all over the state. Jackson had a strong conservative message. Many have been impressed by his clarity, his intellect, and his commanding oratory.
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First, I need to offer a little truth in lending before I write this column. I am a Democrat and I will not be participating in the Republican nomination process. However, that doesn’t mean I’m not paying close attention.