Author Archives: Holiday Rhoads

Ted Cruz antics hurt Ken Cuccinelli

Often called “Cooch” by those in the news media, he is a favorite of  the Tea Party, he is Virginia’s Attorney General … and he is running for governor.   Ken Cuccinelli, running for Governor of Virginia His name is Kenneth … Continue reading

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Tracy Sears and Jack Rusak

We’re sharing today a shot of local broadcast news professionals Tracy Sears and Jack Rusak as they tour the North Anna Nuclear Power Plant in Central Virginia. Tracy Sears and Jack Rusak were only two of a media contingent that … Continue reading

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Should VotingFemale be allowed to?

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Time to pull the public plug on NPR

It’s been a bad week for National Public Radio. A video sting made by a right-wing activist (James O’Keefe) made the scene that purported to expose a left-wing bias on the part of staff and management of this organization that depends to some small … Continue reading

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Richmond Virginia ‘State of the Schools’ and Frankenstein lighting

Richmond Virginia Schools Super Dr. Yvonne W. Brandon gives her annual “State of the Schools” speech at Henderson Middle School in Richmond Virginia, but what’s with the Frankenstein lighting? Certainly, the school system wanted to take full advantage of their visual aids, but did Dr. Brandon … Continue reading

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Murder rate on increase in Richmond Virginia

Some shocking news from our neighbors back East in Virgina’s Capitol City. Another woman died by violence  in Hillside Court this week, on the same street where two people were gunned down at around 4 am New Years Day. Hillside Court is a housing project … Continue reading

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Bikers on your tail

In the set up to this opus, we asked if honest citizens have anything to fear from the explosion of “biker gangs” that are in growing numbers roaring up and down our highways and byways in menacing fashion. In spite … Continue reading

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Biker gangs, are they looking to take you down?

A half century ago, the sight of  beefy men wearing dirty denim and  “colors” astride powerful bikes would strike fear into the hearts of honest motorists, especially those with hot buxom wives and daughters. The movies and media were full of tales of violent attacks on lonely rural roads and the debauching of virgins (so-called). … Continue reading

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Tips for new bloggers

Some one would say, I’m hardy the one to write on this topic, considering that this blog, The Mid-Atlantic Field Guide, has only been in existence for less than 24 hours, but to them I say that this is not … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the day I eat fish

It’s always the same, broiled salmon on a bed of rice served up with broccoli and green beans  and 2 greasy hush puppies. Served up by a grumpy staff with an indifferent  insolence. But what can you expect from Fast Food Seafood? I’ve … Continue reading

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