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Frank Ruff, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

Guest columns

OPINION — The founding fathers were far from perfect

While perfect is what we should all work toward in everything we do, seldom do we reach that goal every time. There has been only ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, June 11, 2021 5:35 pm

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OPINION – Biden’s tax plans will hurt the economy

In Washington, the president is patting himself on his back for his plans to raise your taxes. During his campaign last year, he repeatedly told ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:39 pm

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We must reverse the trend of violent crime in Virginia

The lead story of the May 16 South Boston Gazette Virginian was a murdered teen shot to death.  Same newspaper, next edition, lead story a ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:37 pm

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OPINION – Inflation is quickly becoming a problem

In previous weeks, I warned you that the policy of the administrations in Richmond and Washington would result in inflation.  To the surprise of many, ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 5:04 pm

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Marijuana legislation makes little sense

The reconvened session was held last week with few surprises. Most Republican proposed legislation had already been killed.  For this reason, we mostly considered technical ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:51 am

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Heavy hand of government is overriding equality

As the session came to its end on Saturday, it is important for people to understand that what has been occurring this year in Richmond ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:20 pm

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Virginia wasn’t ready for vaccine distribution

Three issues have been causing turmoil for a year:  unemployment, schools, and vaccines. Gov. Ralph Northam closed down the state with power not seen since ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Thursday, February 18, 2021 11:42 am

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Democrat priorities have changed over the years

When I was growing up, I knew my father was a Democrat.  In the 50s and 60s, if one wanted a voice in Virginia’s government, ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:43 am

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Three examples of absurd politics given

Example 1 Some legislators believe that we should eliminate the death penalty, claiming moral reasons despite that it is reserved for the most vile crimes. ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Friday, February 5, 2021 12:55 pm

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No one is happy with the speed of vaccinations

While most were focused on events in and around Washington, the General Assembly was going about the business that we were sent to Richmond to ... Read more

by Frank Ruff, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:58 pm

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