Monthly Archives: December 2011

New President for Mason

On Thursday, the Board of Visitors announced Dr. Angel Cabrera, 44 years old, as the new President of George Mason University. He will take over the office in July when Allen Merten steps down. Dr. Cabrera was formerly the Dean … Continue reading

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VRS — A Time to Catch Up

The Governor today released his plan for “shoring up” the Virginia Retirement System, commonly known as VRS. VRS is the retirement fund for state employees, as well as Virginia’s public school teachers.  In addition, a number of local governments use VRS … Continue reading

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Let There Be Tebow

“Superman wears Tim Tebow pajamas”   I grew up watching football, namely my Washington Redskins.  It’s a sport that magnifies the flaws and excellence of the human character.   It makes heroes, and it breaks them down. Like all human endeavors, football … Continue reading

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No Money for Dulles — But Lots of Free Advice

It’s still a month before the 2012 General Assembly session and the labor movement in Virginia has a target on its back.  Again.  Example A is HB 2 filed by Bob Marshall (R-Prince William), which states that Virginia shall not contribute … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Devolution ….

It’s been a big week politically with ”Water Wars” in Fairfax (more on that), the ongoing saga of Dulles Rail (more on that) and the Governor’s new “plan” on transportation funding (more on that). My personal highlight was arguing a case in … Continue reading

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