Part 1: By the numbers

Part 1: By the numbers

It seems to me that we are kinda fascinated by numbers - particularly those dealing with probability, you know the odds that something will or will no...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Second chances are as American as baseball

Second chances are as American as baseball

I love baseball. I have since I was a kid. And I’m lucky to be married to a woman who loves the game as much as I do.We recently attended the 86...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


I won the housing lottery

I won the housing lottery

Growing up in a diverse and wealthy neighborhood put me on the road to reach my potential.I grew up in an affluent corner of Loudoun County, Virginia,...

September 2nd, 2015 |  



To fight racism, protect the right to vote

To fight racism, protect the right to vote

Politicians are rolling back voting rights in the former Confederacy.The cold-blooded murder of nine people at a Charleston church made it impossible ...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Remembering: Alice Saunders

GREENE COUNTY - Alice lived her entire life in Greene County, and spent much of it in the same building. What at one time had been a school, which she...

August 29th, 2015 |  


School days long ago

School days long ago

Now that school has begun in modern buildings, with movable desks and an ample supply of books and study materials. I thought it might be fun to share...

August 29th, 2015 |  


The mole phenomenon

The mole phenomenon

James 5:16b “The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.”Does God always answer prayers? There are some problems that just se...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Ethanol: A love story

Ethanol: A love story

The agriculture secretary’s love affair with the biofuel industry is fleecing taxpayers.It’s a timeless story of teenage romance: pledging...

August 29th, 2015 |  


The sentence they don’t tell you about

The sentence they don’t tell you about

The government’s petty harassment didn’t end after I served time for being a whistleblower.Eight years ago I blew the whistle on the CIA&#...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Do the rich rule America?

Do the rich rule America?

Our campaign finance system isn’t just sending us toward a new Gilded Age — it’s a new Platinum Age.Is America’s political sys...

August 27th, 2015 |