Patricia N. Saffran, The Case of the Dangling Torso

Patricia N. Saffran [Editor’s note: Featured image of Taliban using a rocket launcher to destroy artifacts and remnants of past ages and diverse cultures, which the world has condemned.] Since 1890, the statue of Robert E. Lee on a thoroughbred horse graced Monument Avenue in Richmond, VA. On September 8, 2021, the statue was hoisted off its plinth and later the torso was hacksawed in two. Throughout the removal an audience of activists screamed wildly below. Devon Henry, CEO and president of Team Henry Enterprises, had the contract for the…

Jack Mullen, West Virginia Asserts Its Statehood: Virginia is Divided Again

Jack Mullen With a match one has no need of a lever; one does not lift up the world, one burns it.  –                                                                                                      —The Fire in the Minds of Men In the State of Virginia we can find the essence…