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The deadly politicization of Ebola

The Ebola story gets stranger every day as administration officials, the CDC, and Mr. Obama himself stretch logic and reason to the breaking point and beyond.


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Dave Brat: A vote for Eric Cantor is a vote for amnesty

Eric Cantor has repeatedly – over and over and over again – promised citizenship for those who illegally enter our country.


Earth Talk: Is organic agriculture sustainable?

Dr. Henry I. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, argues that conventional farming—which uses synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and often genetically modified (GM) seed stock to maximize yields—is actually better for the environment, producing more food and using less water compared to organic farming.


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Randy Forbes: A real story behind ObamaCare

Obamacare has been mired in problems from the beginning. The poorly planned roll out of exchange websites left citizens frustrated and confused. In fact, as of February, 22,000 Americans have filed requests to fix errors in their health insurance coverage that occurred because of website glitches.


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Robert Hurt: Economic freedom generates growth and prosperity

In today’s global economy, it is critical that we adopt policies to enhance, not degrade, our country’s competitiveness so we can continue to be the leading economic force in the world.


Holly Sklar: Minimum wage back to 1950 level on 75th anniversary

The minimum wage has put a floor under workers’ wages since taking effect 75 years ago on October 24, 1938. But at $7.25 an hour, today’s federal minimum wage is the same as it was in 1950, after adjusting for inflation.


Lecture on Sears mail-order homes in Waynesboro set for Thursday

Rosemary Thornton, a nationally recognized authority on the Sears and Roebuck mail-order, fabricated homes, will present her inventory of Sears Homes in Waynesboro at the October History Lecture at WTA’s Gateway, 329 W. Main Street, on Thursday.


Lecture: Sears mail-order homes in Waynesboro

Nationally recognized authority on the Sears and Roebuck mail-order, fabricated homes, Rosemary Thornton will present her inventory of Sears Homes in Waynesboro at the October History Lecture at WTA’s Gateway, 329 W. Main Street, on Thursday, Oct. 17.


The Rant | Free market forces, sure

    Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine wrote this week in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that the payday-loan industry is “an obvious consequence of free market forces responding to consumer demand.” AFP editor Chris Graham points out other examples of free-market forces responding to consumer demand that are just as […]


AFP InDepth | You’re going to make me pay now?

Local paper puts content behind pay wall Valley newspaper publishers are watching with great interest how the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg fares with its recent move to put its online content entirely behind a pay wall. “That’s a pretty bold move. It will be interesting to see how it works out. I think publishers everywhere […]