Monthly Archives: July 2007

A Creek Runs Through It

The Accotink Creek meanders silently through the old town of Fairfax, cutting underneath Chain Bridge Road and wrapping around the Truro Rectory and town cemetery. Its history is the history of our town.  One famous night in 1863, John Mosby’s Rangers … Continue reading

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A Little Perspective (Goes a Long Way)

An article in the Post Metro section yesterday stated that Democratic candidates were “running away” from Governor Kaine because of his link to the unpopular abuser fees.   To quote the Post, that’s stretching the truth.  First of all, Democrats will never agree … Continue reading

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President Bush’s Message to Virginia’s Children

I don’t usually comment on national issues but this one is impossible to let pass.  And it directly effects thousands of children living in Virginia today. For years, the Federal government has been trying to expand health care coverage to children, especially … Continue reading

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Richmond Tells Fairfax Voters: You Just Don’t Understand Our Laws

The Republican leadership held a press conference in Richmond yesterday to defend the abuser fee laws.  They were joined by Governor Kaine.  The message of the conference was this:  voters who are protesting the new taxes and abuser fee laws just … Continue reading

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Furor Continues Over Driving Fees

Gosh, remember when “abuser fees” were a painless way to raise revenues for new roads? Looks like that prescription has completely backfired.  Ironically, the gross revenue raised from this measure ($60M) equals exactly one penny per gallon on the state gas tax.  More … Continue reading

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