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Some thoughts about the “2nd Amendment ‘Sanctuary’ drive” article

Some thoughts about the “2nd Amendment ‘Sanctuary’ drive” article. Let’s start with a simple evaluation of the efficacy of HB ...
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The absolute hope and promise of Christmas

Dear Editor, Christmas once again; when we joyfully celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Who is He? Isaiah 9:6 proclaims, ...
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Whistleblowing

As surprising as this may sound, presidents behaving badly is not new. President Trump is just the latest. Politicians have ...
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New mayor should take lead in altering proposal to interfere with the work of local journalists

With the recent swearing-in of Eugene Tewalt as Mayor of the Town of Front Royal, we at the Royal Examiner ...
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Impeach?  Is it Political?

Image by Wynn Pointaux from Pixabay Is impeachment a political process, or is it a legal proceeding?  This is not ...
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Front Royal Town Manager: Matthew Tederick’s Peyton Places

I must be honest with you, the television series “Peyton Place” was years before my time. In fact, I did ...
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The Lost Game: Gridiron Memories of November 22, 1963

I was playing quarterback in a high school intramural flag-football championship game around 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 22, 1963. The ...
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Historical Forgiveness

For me, Heaven will not be Heaven unless there is a history symposium at least once a week. For this ...
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Mr. Manion is correct when it comes to the EDA and history in his Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: If what Christopher Manion wrote in his Letter to the Editor regarding the importance of history in ...
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21 years late, 21 million dollars short

Does history matter? I think it does. And when it comes to the EDA, history can matter very much indeed ...
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Pending Front Royal Town Council vote on Crooked Run: Do words matter?

Timing is everything – it is the same with Tuesday night’s (Nov. 12) anticipated Front Royal Town Council vote on ...
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Public Virtue

The men who gathered in that blistering humid room in Philadelphia in 1787 to create our governing document did not ...
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Sayre responds to previous ‘Letter to the Editor’ about his running for Supervisor

Letter to the Editor: Hammack and Lundberg sound like Lee Berlik, Jennifer McDonald’s attorney, taunting me in court about my ...
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Retired Marines support Walt Mabe for Supervisor

Dear editor, A big reason that Tom Sayre doesn’t deserve reelection on November 5th is that the doesn’t back up ...
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Criminal-justice professional supports Tom Sayre for Supervisor

Dear Editor, As a criminal-justice professional of over twenty years’ experience, I have come to understand that three types of ...
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College student supports Delores Oates for Supervisor

Local politics has again brought out the very worst in people. That being said, going into tomorrow I did have ...
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Reverend Al Woods supports Janice Shanks for Clerk of the Court

I know Janice Shanks to be a person of character, integrity, and of moral virtue. Her experience in this job ...
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Warren County members express their support for Walt Mabe for Warren County Board of Supervisors

Dear voters in the Shenandoah District of Warren County, We, the undersigned, enthusiastically recommend you vote for Walt Mabe for ...
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Connie Wayland supports Janice Shanks for Clerk of the Court

I have known Janice Shanks since our children were young. She has been a tried and true friend and a ...
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Cord Kindle supports Janice Shanks for Clerk of the Court

I am writing to endorse Janice Shanks for Clerk of Court. Janice was my first employer and my best employer ...
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