Trump’s War on Facts

January 30, 2017

Since the creation of American democracy, this country has valued a Constitution granting its people the freedom of speech and press. These statements, written as absolute and inalienable rights, led to the creation of a Read More

Letter to the Editor

January 30, 2017

Dear Editor: It took me three minutes on foot to reach the promenade that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday. Armon HaNatziv is to Jerusalem as Chesterfield is to Richmond, where I lived Read More

An ode to self care

January 30, 2017

I hate Kanye West. Yeah, that’s wasted energy. Consider ignoring Kanye and hating celebrity culture and wealth inequality instead. Can you help me articulate why I feel blinding anger when, after doing something unprofessional and Read More

Letter to the Editor: McAuliffe on discrimination

January 23, 2017

Dear Editor: Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed a rather bizarre executive order which actually aims to discriminate against businesses that do not have anti-discrimination policies regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Liberal, pro-LGBT values Read More

Letter to the Editor: Trump on the EPA

January 23, 2017

Dear Editor: President-elect Donald Trump promised to to drain the swamp in Washington, but his picks of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the Read More

Trump’s scary right-wing Cabinet

November 28, 2016

Almost immediately following the election Trump has adhered to the many racist and offensive views he campaigned on, despite a call for “unity” during his acceptance speech. This is perhaps most evident with his cabinet Read More

Letter from the Editor

November 28, 2016

Those who know me well know I was nothing short of a train wreck these past few post-election weeks. I don’t think anyone expected me to take the results to heart the way I did Read More

LTE: Response to the CT’s Nov. 14 issue

November 21, 2016

Letter to the Editor in response to Opinion Editor Eleanor Fialk’s column “My way and the highway,” which published in the Nov. 14 issue of The Commonwealth Times. Dear Editor: On November 8, the most dangerous Read More

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