Come ride with me

I was pleasantly surprised to find that an employee of the North Anna Nuclear Power Plant and I agree on an important issue facing Virginia ["Go nuclear," Mailbag, December 4, 2007]. Michael Stuart is correct that coal fire power plants pollute our air, endanger our health, cause the destruction of our mountains, and contribute to […]

I dream of Dennis

I dream of Dennis

While Nafta and the WTO are important, the most significant issue that is rarely talked about is the issue of nuclear weapons, and what this bodes for all of us. Representative Dennis Kucinich is on record with his position that he will take the steps necessary to end the threat that we face from the […]

Pot ploy

Pot ploy

When the 1972 The National Commission On Marihuana And Drug Abuse titled its study:  Marihuana: A Signal Of Misunderstanding   (http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/Library/studies/nc/ncmenu.htm) and recommended legalizing adult use of cannabis, people were surprised ["Prof almost got pot past Nixon," UVA News, November 20, 2007]. Instead of the fictions made up by the drug warriors for over 30 years, […]