Letters to the Editor

Rapp farm and food conversation

Thank you for the incredible response to our [upcoming] meeting on January 20th at the Washington Fire Hall. We are looking forward to a great conversation! If you haven’t yet registered and would like to come we have just have a couple more days to register for Saturday’s conversation about food and farming in Rappahannock County. […]

Letters to the Editor

A call for heroes

The concern Americans have about this presidency now goes far beyond party lines — this is a person who is a danger to the country and the world. We need a Republican hero who will put the good of the country, and its standing in the world, ahead of party affiliation. […]

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Be a part of the solution

Learn to be part of a solution. The Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squads in Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties are all actively searching for volunteers. All training is provided — learn how to help your neighbors and help us continue to support our communities. […]

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Rapp depends on park visitors

This summer, the fee for a vehicle will go from $25 to $70. When I bought my senior pass in 1994, the cost was $10. Now, it will cost $80. This is part of a Republican effort to transfer tax supported maintenance costs to users in order to provide tax breaks for the very wealthy. […]

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Preserving the country

Republicans! Would it not be better for you to have Vice President Pence as POTUS? He is a conservative, mainstream Republican, not an erratic, narcissistic, uneducated buffoon, who might just put us into a nuclear staredown with North Korea just to take the focus off his engagements with Russia (and we all know there is something there). […]

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Hypocrisy and the debt

You’d think such a win-win program would be as sacred as motherhood and apple pie. But no. In its first budget, the Trump administration zeroed out the Energy Star program, and Rappahannock Congressman Tom Garrett supports killing it. […]

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Minding the climate

Congressional Republicans including Tom Garrett, Dave Brat, and Rob Wittman also missed a golden opportunity to act on a real-world solution to climate change: charging fees on fossil fuels and returning all proceeds to American families. […]

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Turning away from hate

So, in a strange way, the KKK has done me “a favor” — and not a favor that they ever intended when they dropped that flyer at my Church door. Their hateful screed has made me more determined than ever to turn away from hate in my heart — in my parish — in my county and in my country. […]