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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

November 6, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Fair warning on civil liberties The people of the metro Richmond area, or any other persons interested in retaining their civil liberties, may be interested in the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (bills H.R. 4239 and S. 1926), introduced by Rep. Thomas Petri, R-Wis.

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So long, Saddam

November 6, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death by hanging, on Sunday, by the Iraqi High Tribunal Court for crimes against humanity in the deaths of 148 Shiite Muslims in the city of Dujail during his rule of Iraq.

Of course, Saddam is expected to take advantage of the justice system and appeal his sentence, where those judges are entitled to take as much time as necessary in order to decide whether or not to block his sentence.

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An open letter to Senator John Kerry

November 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Wow, dude, just wow.

I’m not sure, sir, whether it was a verbal gaffe on a pre-written speech or an off-the-cuff remark that you fumbled, but no matter what, you made an idiot out of yourself. You said this to a crowd while campaigning for gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides: “You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well.

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Congress, where ya at?

November 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Hey Congress, where ya at?

The current presidential administration bears much of the blame that circulates regarding the Iraq War. The executive branch of the government must shoulder the responsibility of a wartime United States; our president is the country’s commander in chief.

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Opinion in Brief

October 30, 2006 Executive Editor 0

In a short time, the citizens of Richmond will once again have the opportunity to vote for their public representatives in the upcoming election. Both city residents and VCU voters who are temporarily living in the city need to exercise their voting power more than ever to keep the members of Richmond’s City Council mindful of their commitments to the public.