Tom Kirk

So there is a way for the Federal government to check up on the purchases now? If so why not use it more and see if it really works rather than having the General Assembly debating knee jerk reactions and infantile legislative motions.

Buried in this article is a reason why our system has gotten so poor. "... A review conducted for the city of Charlottesville faulted government and law enforcement officials at multiple levels. It found that “the planning and coordination breakdowns prior to August 12 produced disastrous…

If they had obeyed the laws on the books could they have gotten a gun? If one is interested in the sources of guns for criminals search for the latest DOJ report and forward it to your representatives in both Richmond and Washington and ask them for comments. People that do not like guns …

All folks truly concerned about this "gun thing" should do a simple search: "where do criminals get guns". the DOJ published results of their study and it shows gun laws have little effect on criminals. Why haven't the legislators mentioned such studies? Notice in most artocles concerning…

Another layer of the never ending bureaucracy with its taxation based on the concept of cost shifting. Why not really think out of the box and declare the Capitol complex and adjacent blocks as the "free standing Capitol of Virginia" and eliminate the city's boundaries melding it into the…

All Virginia's taxpayers should have a say in this project because they will be on the hook for any shortfalls. They responsibility is called revenue-sharing.

Odd that the shooting down of the airliner was not mentioned in this article. It must not have fit into the opinions of the writer.

Del. Bourne is just following the example set by ex-Gov. Gilmore and his no cat tax scam. Type that into your way-back machine and read how he was going to eliminate that onerous tax. All he did was shift the amount "cut" to the general fund which meant people in Tazwell were subsidizing …

Ever notice in the reports of someone convicted of using a gun you never see where or how the felon got the weapon? That fact must not fit the argument for more gun laws.

'... and a woman four years ago received more votes for the presidency than her rival (just not enough electoral votes)...", some folks just never miss a chance to show how little they know about the founding of this country. States elect the president not the collective. Just as Californ…

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