Monthly Archives: April 2011

Coach L, Moving On

Here’s the Post story. Coach Larranaga has been leading the Patriots, well, since … forever?  He has taken the team repeatedly to the NCAA tournament, winning numerous big games and making the historic 2006 Final Four Run. More importantly, Coach … Continue reading

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Today is Good Friday

All the professional campaign consultants tell you to not mention religious holidays in your public statements, especiallly if you’re a Christian.  Stick to non-threatening, secular topics like “Earth Day!” That’s why I’m a lousy politician.  Because to me today is Good … Continue reading

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If I Was a Bolder Man …

  I’d have skipped work today and headed down to Wakefield for the Shad Planking.  Just can’t make it today with depositions, constituent meetings, et al.  It’s been a few years since I’ve gone, although I did use a trip … Continue reading

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April 18, 1861 — Virginia Votes to Secede

There has been a lot of ink spilled in the last couple weeks about the Civil War sequicentennial (or 150th anniversary). Virginia voted on April 18th, 1861 to secede — thus marking the anniversary on Monday.  In the next few … Continue reading

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Governor Vetoes Redistricting Bill

  I think the title pretty much speaks for itself.  We’re going back in session at 5 p.m. on Monday.

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