A. Barton Hinkle is senior editorial writer and a columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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Extending the justification would allow government intervention into just about anything.
Tariffs and import restrictions are the equivalent of putting sanctions on your own country.
College limits protest, suppressing everybody's free expression.
City's new bus system comes with 24-7 camera feeds.
Could animal chitin lead to a new tech revolution?
London's got a homicide problem, but leaders insist it's being caused by the tools.
America is not under siege.
Maybe don't give the other side the rope to hang you with.
It's not just the Second Amendment in their crosshairs.
Are "gun violence restraining orders" the answer?
Two pieces of legislation from Virginia lawmakers target animal research.
Critics of free speech use the same old arguments on new technologies.
Politicians speak in platitudes.
Free speech is increasingly triggering.
Losses in Virginia and elsewhere aren't stopping some in the GOP from demanding ever-more cartoonish candidates.
Occupational licensing makes it more difficult to work.
The important thing about the holiday is not who started the tradition but the humble and grateful spirit the tradition instills.
When Democrats spend more and win, the campaign finance advantage doesn't come up as often.
Narcotics-induced deaths have plummeted since the European country decriminalized all drugs.