Monthly Archives: January 2006

Deus Caritas Est

Pope Benedict XVI’s first encyclical was printed last Wednesday! Deus Caritas Est. I’m going to read it this evening. Given the fact that the marriage amendment has been the topic of the week in Virginia, this is a rather nice … Continue reading

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SST: And then it is heard no more; it is a tale

Wyatt Coleman gives us some perspective on the dynamics of lobbying the General Assembly.

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OMT: Guns Don’t Kill People…

Well this will do wonders for open carry.


NLS: House of Delegates Recap

Ben Tribbett puts the final nail in the House of Delegates races. All in all, not a bad showing. Something to think about: the official end of the 2005 election season ends with the Stanton-Herring race next week, which means … Continue reading


Delegate Chris Peace

It’s official, Chris Peace will be going to Richmond, beating what had to be one of the nastiest races ever proffered by a Democrat in recent times. I stood out at Ladysmith Elementary in Caroline County this afternoon/evening (which Peace … Continue reading


"Abortion should be banned"

Wow! A bill that would ban abortion in the state will be introduced within the next two days. The bill will be called the Woman’s Health and Life Protection Act. It will ban abortion, but won’t prosecute a doctor who … Continue reading


Ethics and the New Journalism: Weblogs and Virginia Politics

During the Sorenson Institute Virignia Blog Summit, there was a great deal of conversation about what ethical blogging was, and how ethics could be imposed on the Virginia blogosphere; voluntarily or otherwise. There was much fanfare and talk afterwards, but … Continue reading


QandO: The tipping point in Iraq

A great post on the Iraqi elections over at QandO. Go read it now (unless you’re on the way to the March for Life, in which case go there now).

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Ethical Calculus

So I want to find a good paper on ethical calculus. Something innovative, something interesting, something that offers a frest idea rather than all the stale ones you might find elsewhere. What do I find instead? Term papers for sale. … Continue reading

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Chris Peace ad during halftime

Anyone else catch the Chris Peace ad during halftime? Excellent ad. Haven’t seen a Montgomery ad yet, but it was a very, very effective counter to some of the more negative ads his Democratic opponent has been running in the … Continue reading