Friday, November 07, 2008

On Al Gore and civil disobedience in Wise County

According to this propaganda from Time magazine, Al Gore has been telling people to commit criminal acts like the ones for which people arrested lately at the Virginia City plant site in Wise County.

Truth is stranger than fiction

While the outcome is still being written in the Fifth District, speaking of fiction and that part of the Commonwealth, the New Times has a review here of The Wettest County in the World, a new novel by a fellow named Bondurant, about moonshiners in Franklin County.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Who will win Virginia? How will the vote go in the Southwest Virginia counties?

I'll be chatting up some people during the day.

I remember hearing the exit polls during the afternoon, four years ago, and it was all Kerry.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Rare day

The best two stories in today's Bristol paper are this one about roller derby in Johnson City and this one about Billy Wagner.

All stories about roller derby or Billy Wagner are good, but I also like the report on the Haysi game and the Wasps' game. I must be going soft in my old age, when the sports section of the Bristol paper starts looking good.