LongtimeLoudouner

LongtimeLoudouner

Have those sighting no child deaths or cases in Loudoun as their reason for opening schools ever thought that maybe it’s because Loudoun was quick to close schools before it had a chance to spread? The day schools closed, Loudoun had only one presumptive case and it was only the 8th case …

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It was smart to remove it during the night with no announcement to avoid an incident or Our president’s new troops from stopping them. I think it’s ridiculous how some are for keeping confederate emblems around. We all know what they really mean, even though those who approve of them stay…

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In 1968, Loudoun was one of the last school systems in the nation to desegregate their schools, 14 years after the Supreme Court ruled separate schools based on race unconstitutional. Also, in ‘68, certain white Loudouners chose to do away with having a community pool at all rather than a…

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Well it wouldn’t be the first time a school mascot was changed. J. Lipton Simpson Middle School’s mascot used to be a dragon. Most likely some parents must have found it offensive for religious reasons and demanded the change. Those who find a confederate mascot offensive for the reason w…

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Why is this even being made a political issue? Right or left, we should be equally glad the offender, who obviously has screwed up beliefs, was caught, no matter what his color or ethnic background is.

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It’s what Germany did to heal from their past and they are not communist.

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I am a first generation American. In ‘74 while I was still in college, my parents retired to Leesburg from Arlington. Summer swimming and diving team competitions between community pools in Arlington was a big thing growing up and our parents were very involved. I was on both the swimming…

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This Confederate statue and others like it have a proper place waiting for them in museums along with the truthful history behind them. Those Americans who think they should stay up just because “it’s our history,” and us other w h i t e Americans, have no idea how the public display of t…

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Thank you for clarifying the facts. When I read the comment, more whites have been killed by cops I recognized that trick right away—rhetoric used to capture the attention of people who are either ignorant of all the facts, not smart enough to figure out the obvious, or both. Like why is …

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Just what VA needs, more Republicans in office trying to take away a woman’s right to choose, trying to take away medical benefits from those in need, to cut SNAP and other programs so they wealthy and big corps can get bigger tax cuts. And heaven forbid if Trump wins again, more Republic…