By James A. Lyons
By arming the rebels, we're aiding al Qaeda
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The University of Virginia's governing body is scheduled to convene Tuesday to decide whether to reinstate ousted President Teresa Sullivan, potentially ending a chaotic two weeks that has torn the fabric of the historic university's community asunder.
"We believe in things like democracy and representative government, like the right of the people to freely assemble and to seek redress, like the need for the government to be accountable to the consent of the governed," Charlottesville Vice Mayor Kristen Szakos said. "What the Board of Visitors did while visiting our community two weeks ago flies in the face of all that and violates the democratic principles we hold so dear."