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New Special Grand Jury needed

With the announcement of charges against Mr. Poe being dropped by the new Prosecutor, the lack and complete absence of ...
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Missile Attacks

If anyone was hoping for a calmer more peaceful decade, then surely by now they are disappointed. With just a ...
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A Christmas poem for our troops

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, HE LIVED ALL ALONE, IN A ONE BEDROOM HOUSE MADE OF PLASTER AND STONE. I ...
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2019 Silent Ideas

How do college students mentally “wrestle with a wide range of ideas” when they prevent those ideas from being expressed? ...
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Historical Christmas II

Christmas is the time of year when everyone seems a little happier and are a little nicer to each other ...
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Second Amendment Sanctuary

I couldn’t contain my amusement from afar when Warren County became a Second Amendment Sanctuary, particularly as local Democrats regurgitated ...
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Three lessons from Christmas

For people of most religious persuasions, Christmas represents the high point of the year, as stories of the Christ and ...
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Let’s ‘cut to the chase’ regarding the 2nd Amendment and more proposed gun control

Disregarding the U.S. Constitution for a moment, in my opinion, being able to protect yourself, family and property is a ...
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The Christ of Christmas

The Christian church year begins with the Advent of Our Lord, the four weeks of getting ready for the birth ...
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Some thoughts about the “2nd Amendment ‘Sanctuary’ drive” article

Let’s start with a simple evaluation of the efficacy of HB 2. It sounds like a great idea, right? let’s ...
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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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