Monthly Archives: November 2006

Politicians Deserve a Raise?

Two weeks ago, members of the D.C. City Council prepared “emergency” legislation which if passed would increase their salary by 42%.  The raise would take effect prior to the new Council taking office in January 2007, so that it could … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2006

President Lincoln created a national holiday in 1863 giving thanks to “the Most High God” for the abundant blessings bestowed upon the United States that year.  It had been a brutal year in our nation’s history with the battles of … Continue reading

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Back at the Grill

It was a quiet night last night.  A few people showed.  Nobody drank anything.  And Dick Saslaw was ambivalent about the need for more Democrats in Richmond. Or not.  We had a great crowd at the Firehouse Grill for the Blue … Continue reading

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Take It Back in 2007

Dear Friends: The campaign is over.  Next Wednesday, November 15th, a new campaign begins.   Our state is ready for a change in Richmond.  In 2007, all 140 seats in the Virginia General Assembly will be up for election.  We need a … Continue reading

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George Allen Defeated by Jim Webb

(In related news:  Hell Freezes Over) It was a long night but, at exactly 11:30 p.m., the geeks who follow the individual precinct returns acknowledged what I predicted last week:  Jim Webb won the U.S. Senate seat over George Allen. It was … Continue reading

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