It’s official. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott is running for president.
Recently, the results of the biennial survey of Loudoun County residents were released. Conducted by the National Research Center at Polco, survey respondents said what they believe the county should prioritize in coming years.
We here at the Loudoun Times-Mirror hear a lot of talk about data centers.
The debt-ceiling standoff has people concerned about what will happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt. I certainly hope both sides will come together to avoid this outcome. But it is still worth reminding everyone how incredibly precarious the status quo is, and why something needs to change.
Online, Jack Teixeira played the hotshot. The Massachusetts Air National guardsman, now accused of leaking valuable military intelligence, regaled his chat group pals about the juicy top-secret stuff he could share. “The job I have lets me get privilege’s above most intel guys,” he boasted.
As he announces his reelection campaign, President Joe Biden is extremely vulnerable. According to NBC News polling out this week, his disapproval rating is at 54% (just two points shy of his all-time high) while a whopping 70% of Americans say they don’t want him to run again. With those nu…
From the beginning politics has always been a contact sport with competing interests attempting to achieve power over each other. A friend recently said to me he has never seen it so bad as it is today.
A quick look at the pages of the Times-Mirror over recent weeks reveals a near constant theme: somehow, each week, something more surprising than the week before manages to happen in Purcellville.
Republicans and Democrats have been tripping over each other to tell voters how committed they are to making zero changes to Social Security and Medicare. Meanwhile, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees just confirmed yet again that within 10 years the programs’ funds will be insolvent.
Right after a 28-year-old shot six people to death at a small Christian school, Rep. Tim Burchett, a Tennessee Republican, emoted on camera. “Three precious little kids lost their lives,” he said with sad resignation, “and I believe three adults.”
Our View: Condemning the vandalism of the African American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont
This week, it was discovered that someone had vandalized the African American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont.
“Who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes.”
It’s been nearly two months since Loudoun County Transit workers first took to the picket lines during contract negotiations with Keolis North America, the private contractor which runs buses for the county.
It would have been shocking had Fox News lied about the 2020 election being stolen from Donald Trump because the management and stars believed that nonsense. It would have been shocking had Fox known the truth but passed on lies in the belief that only Trump could save the country.
Joe Biden’s America has embarked on a muscular industrial policy aimed at curbing climate change, building U.S. manufacturing and competing with China. That’s a lot of going on, though the broader public doesn’t seem to be paying it much mind. Unidentified flying objects make for better visuals.
Transparency is something we all need from our local governments.
“We have no choice but to make hard decisions,” Oklahoma Rep. Kevin Hern recently said. He leads the Republican Study Committee, a group of more than 160 Republican lawmakers that recently called for making cuts in Social Security.
WASHINGTON - Most Americans think the economy is in bad shape, and 6 in 10 blame President Joe Biden. Things could soon get worse: Economists believe there is a 70% likelihood of a recession this year - more than double the share from six months earlier, a Bloomberg survey in December found.
A 21st-century policing pattern has emerged from Freddie Gray in Baltimore, George Floyd in Minneapolis and now the death of a young man, Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee, who ran for his life toward home.
It isn’t common for us to directly address individuals here in our editorials, but we will make an exception for this issue.
China’s shrinking population, we are told, poses an economic threat to that country, as well as an economic drag for us.
This week, during the Loudoun County Public Schools’ most recent board meeting, the school board faced a number of calls to release the school system’s commissioned independent review of what happened during and after the now infamous sexual assaults committed by one student at two high schools.
It’s not exactly a blistering insight into how Washington works, but nothing will get you more praise and respect than being powerful and wielding that power effectively. So, it should be no surprise that Nancy Pelosi finished her tenure as speaker of the House to lavish applause. Many dubbe…
The holiday season has officially reached Loudoun County; by the time this issue hits newsstands, Hanukkah will be well into its later days, and Christmas is coming just around the corner, and Kwanzaa after that.
I know all the reasons we’re not supposed to freak out about the news that U.S. government scientists just reached a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion.
In his 1945 work “The Open Society and Its Enemies,” philosopher Karl Popper described what he called the “paradox of tolerance.”