Monthly Archives: June 2011

Passing of Justice Poff of Roanoke

Here’s the story of Justice (and former U.S. Congressman) Richard Poff who died on Tuesday at the age of 96. H/T to an excellent post by Mason Conservative on this subject. Prior to the War, Virginia politics was dominated by the … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom and Virginia

Did you think that being a State Senator would ever involve you in a struggle for religious freedom across the globe? This afternoon, I was invited to a reception for the daughter of slain Pakistani politician Salman Taseer.   The hosting parties were … Continue reading

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AG Targets “Net Neutrality”

Why do some folks think Internet freedom is a great concept, except when it helps the little guy? Yesterday the Commonwealth’s AG announced that he would lead a national charge against “net neutrality” rules as passed by the FCC.  His … Continue reading

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Folsom Prison Blues, tonight at ICONS

We’re working through the play list tonight with the band for tonight.  They’re starting the first set at 7:15 p.m., after the standard round of speeches. I asked for some Johnny Cash and we’ll have “Ring of Fire” and “Folsom … Continue reading

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A Trip to France (Uranium Version)

Yesterday, the Post published an article on twelve legislators taking a trip to France to view a uranium mine located at a site similar to that proposed for Pittsylvania County.  Since I’m not going, it’s pretty easy for me to … Continue reading

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