Monthly Archives: July 2007

Setting the Record Straight on Guns

No issue in Virginia politics is more prone to misrepresentation than laws involving firearms.  Recently State Senator Jeannemarie Devolites-Davis (R-Oakton)  has attacked me on my record.   She claims that I voted as a Delegate to wipe out local gun control laws and to permit guns … Continue reading

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Fourth of July (the short version)

The Fourth of July is a great American holiday.  Thank God it only comes once a year.  Here’s a quick rundown of my day yesterday: 5:50 a.m.  Alarm goes off.  Kids are dead asleep, thank god. 6:24 a.m.  We open … Continue reading

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54 Million for New Pants in D.C. (or $3,500 for Speeding in Virginia)?

It’s July 1st and new state laws take effect today.  The most notorious are the “abuser fees” which target Virginia drivers that break the law with harsh, non-criminal fines administered through the DMV.  These fees can reach as high as … Continue reading

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