Monthly Archives: June 2012

Strange Doings at UVA

Very surprised to see this story yesterday. I met President Sullivan a few months ago at the UVA-Tech football game, when she hosted the annual legislative reception.  Afterwards, she and her husband shared the back seat of a University bus … Continue reading

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A Couple More Thoughts on the Redskins (and then I’ll Move on …)

I was down in Virginia Beach for a series of hearings this week.  Got back to Fairfax on Friday evening (in time for the Mantua Parade Saturday morning). When I got back to my office, I was surprised have several messages from my Redskins post.  … Continue reading

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Virginia Brings in Jobs … from Virginia!

Today’s announcement from the Governor’s office was the latest in spin control. The Washington Redskins, long-time citizens of Loudoun County (home of Redskins Park), will keep the “headquarters” of their club in Loudoun.  Meanwhile, their summer camp will be moving to … Continue reading

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A Distant Mirror

In tandem with the Queen of England’s 60th anniversary, my chronic lack of timing has me reading biographies on Oliver Cromwell and John Cook, the prosecutor of Charles I. The English Civil War was the original rebellion of English-speaking peoples, … Continue reading

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Vicious Sparring At GMU Today

Today I had a unique opportunity to see bodies flying, punches exchanged and random shouts and screams. But enough about the 2012 Tae Kwon Do championships at the GMU Phys Ed Center. Next door, the Virginia Democratic Party held a more sedate affair, its … Continue reading

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