Monthly Archives: March 2009

NOVA Old Boys Roll to Rugby Victory

Dateline:  March 21, Arlington, Virginia On a cool gray day at Gravelly Point, under the shadow of the Washington Monument, the Northern Virginia RFC Over-35 (“NOVA Old Boys”) team showed their flair today in a convincing win against the over -35 ”Wild Geese” of Maryland. NOVA Old Boys … Continue reading

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Local Electeds Hash Out HOT Lanes

Earlier this week, I met with Delegate Bulova, Supervisor Penny Gross and VDOT to examine the impact of the HOT lane construction on our County neighborhoods.  The first was a private meeting.  The second was a public forum at Camelot Elementary School … Continue reading

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More @#$! from AIG

I try to avoid national issues on this blog, but this is one is truly infuriating.  As everyone knows, the insurance company AIG was “bailed out” by the Federal taxpayer last fall.  The ostensible reason was that AIG’s demise would destroy the world’s … Continue reading

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End of “the Steroid Era” in Fairfax County?

Ten years ago, the sport of baseball experienced a sudden upsurge in home run hitting.  The single-season record was broken not once, but twice.  Otherwise-ordinary ball players (Brady Anderson?) jacked fifty or more homers in a season.  The statistical world … Continue reading

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Too Close to Call in Braddock — Cook Wins Open Seat

Just got back from Democrats’ gathering at Kilroy’s off Braddock Road.  All the usual suspects on our side were gathered to watch the returns from the Braddock District Supervisor’s race.   FCDC President Scott Surovell had his laptop set up in … Continue reading

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