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Tom McLaughlin

Rising to the top

I’m old enough to have lost track of the exact moment when the governors of our fair Commonwealth started issuing daily updates on even their most perfunctory achievements in office. It must have been the dawn of the Internet age.

Enough with the madness

Let’s run through a grisly, incomplete list of mass shootings in America.

Crunch time

Blind to reality

I’ll give the Memorial Day holiday this much: it was certainly a productive one around our household. The time off provoked a flurry of home improvement projects, and as such I was tasked with an important job: hanging new window blinds.

Off to the races

I’m trying to stick to a new diet — the no mas presidential punditry meal plan — but there is political news this week on the more local level: the field is set in the race to succeed Congressman Robert Hurt in Virginia’s 5th District.

True colors

Is anyone surprised that Mecklenburg County's east-west divide would flare up and shoot some sparks into the debate over new school facilities?

A big cup of mea culpa

After all we’ve witnessed not even five months into 2016, I think a reasonable case can be made for the social value of shaming. So let’s get started — me first.

Critical mass

Now that the train is rolling, let’s see if we can keep it from jumping the tracks.

Lighting the fires

It truly is sad to realize that one of America’s two major political parties is on the verge of nominating a bigoted, loud-mouthed bankruptcy artist for president and all that GOP pooh-bahs can do about it is bleat like little sheep

Best laid plans

Let’s spin the wheel and see where it lands:

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