Robert Moffett

Robert Moffett commented on Editorial: The art of the vote

Unfortunately members of legislative bodies - local, state, and federal - prefer to posture before the news media rather than engage in serious debate and act on matters vital to their constituents. Effectively, we have no representation.


Increasingly government and government-related entities conspire to limit free speech and the free exercise of religion (Christian or otherwise).


The NH proposal takes badly-needed tax revenue from high-value commercial properties in an area eight times the size of the HN footprint and diverts it from essential municipal services to debt service associated with NH. One can objectively assume that the real property tax rate will nev…

Agreed - make it a regional project and locate outside of downtown where access and parking are more convenient. Downtown Richmond traffic patterns are already a nightmare and parking is far too expensive.


Earlier the Times Dispatch reported the proponents have spend $20 Million so far. Any reasonable person understands that the expenditure would not have been made without significant assurances that the proposal would ultimately be approved. Richmond taxpayers are at risk of a weak-kneeed …

As is often the case, Mr. Williams has written his opinion without bothering to consider all the facts. There is no evidence whatsoever that Council has the intent of "punting their responsibility to the citizenry". Furthermore, it is reasonable for Council to attempt to determine the opi…

I do no live in Cox's district, however if i did, I would vote against this arrogant obstructionist who, because of his dislike of the Governor, refused to let the People's elected representatives in the House vote on a common-sense measure that would have prohibited drivers from using ha…

I join in mourning the loss of a true gentleman and superb journalist. The world is much poorer because that are far too few like Mr. Finch today.


Given that RPS administrators cannot timely and properly perform even the most fundamental administrative tasks, social engineering should be the last item on the priority list. Remedying the Administrative failures and academic deficiencies must come first - then regardless of what schoo…

You also fail to acknowledge that both pilots and mechanics are licensed by the FAA regardless of who employs them.