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I happened to run into my editor the other day, and he asked if I was going to submit some more columns. Without thinking, I responded, well it’s an embarrassment to be a conservative right now. What I meant is that the rock bed, Barry Goldwater-Ronald Reagan conservatism that I cut my teeth…

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On Feb. 26, Loudoun County's School Board met to discuss a proposal that would extend protections to LGBTQ people. This measure passed 5-4 in a wonderful victory for many people in Loudoun.

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I have always wondered whether racial discrimination and white supremacy was something embedded in a person’s DNA or a learned behavior. In my four years as the president of the Loudoun County NAACP – and over the course of my life – I have had plenty of cause and circumstances to ponder thi…

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I pastor a small church in a small village in St. Louis in western Loudoun County. This village originally was land given to freed slaves after the Civil War. Although much has changed in the village since the land was originally deeded to African Americans, history has a way of repeating it…

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This letter is in opposition to the current pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvements in the village of Hillsboro on Route 9. Although there are wide unsubstantiated claims made to the contrary by the Town of Hillsboro and certain county supervisors who are up for re-election, this p…

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Simon was my first rooster. He was given to me four years ago by a friend who hatched too many roosters. Simon and I didn’t always get along – I had to work with him, but he sure taught me a lot about rooster behavior.

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We, members of the Loudoun Heights Agro-Tourism Council, believe the current Route 9 project traffic plan that the Town of Hillsboro and Virginia Department of Transportation have approved, with involvement from the Loudoun Board of Supervisors, is fundamentally flawed for one major and impo…

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The three candidates for the Board of Supervisors' Catoctin District – Republican Caleb Kershner, Democrat Forest Hayes, independent Sam Kroiz – squared off in a Lovettsville debate Monday night, and each offered different visions to lead the largely rural, Republican-leaning district. (Incu…

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For decades, county policy documents have proclaimed Loudoun’s desire to preserve its rapidly vanishing farmland. These clear and oft-repeated policy declarations might encourage citizens to believe that something was actually being done. Unfortunately, they would be wrong.Recently, communit…

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This November, Loudoun citizens will face a crucial choice for the future of our county, our community and our home. The Board of Supervisors, the governing body for Loudoun, will have an election to see who will serve to lead us for the next four years. Every seat on the board, including th…

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