Monthly Archives: May 2007

The Rise and Fall of Regionalism

A recurring strain of Virginia politics is the rivalry between competing regions in the state.  In the 19th century, this rivalry played out between the plantation economy east of the Blue Ridge and the free-labor counties in western Virginia.  Then the American Civil … Continue reading

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Road Plan Begins to Unravel?

OK, so that wasn’t the headline in today’s Washington Post … But it was certainly an ominous development that the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is investigating a challenge to the constitutionality of the recently-passed HB 3202, a.k.a. “The latest piece of Richmond … Continue reading

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