Saturday, June 12, 2021

American Socialism, Part I: Beginnings

The presupposition of Biblical human depravity was slowly replaced by the extra-Biblical ideal that men can not only improve themselves, but can take measures to improve their neighbors.

“Fake News” and Media Violence in 19th Century Danville

On September 20, 1836, James M. Smith – younger brother to William “Extra Billy” Smith – published an account in the Lynchburg Virginian accusing the Danville Reporter of libel against his brother.
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Lt. Gov. Fairfax Welcomes President Trump to Jamestown

For all the talk of Del. Ibraheem Samirah’s disruption of President Trump’s speech in Jamestown this week, at least one Democrat thought the event...
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Port of Virginia Container Volume Booming In March

After two months of flat numbers, the Port of Virginia's volume was booming in the month of March as container volume reached near-record numbers.

American Socialism, Part II: The Utility of Man

Civilization was a machine, and a wise enough tinkerer could improve that machine. Machines rely on order and cannot abide chaos; machines rely on collective operation; independent or unpredictable variables are dangerous. Above all, machines are agnostic to transcendent morality, and are strictly concerned with utility.

Colonial Williamsburg To Paint Interior of Governor’s Mansion

Colonial Williamsburg is taking the extraordinary step of painting the great hall of the Governor's Mansion between Jan 15th thru Jan 26th.
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Supreme Court Rules Strikes Down Warrantless Phone Location Gathering

Supreme Court rules that cellphone location data is protected under the Fourth Amendment. Law enforcement officers now need a warrant to gather.

This Day in Virginia History: Louisa Confederate Monument Erected in 1905

On August 17, 1905, Louisa County held a ceremonious event unveiling its new “monument to the Confederate soldiers of the county, living and dead.”
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Black Caucus Says Those Who Attend Jamestown Event “Complicit in Atrocities” Incited by President...

Editorial boards and columnists all around Virginia have called on Democrats not to boycott the historic events at Jamestown tomorrow, but some Democrats are...

Remembering The Jewish Holocaust and The Endgame of Populist Nationalism

If we don't remember why the past happened, we will most assuredly fall back into the ways of the past -- and we all know how that story ends. 
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