Monthly Archives: July 2012

NCAA Shows ‘Em!

Today the NCAA captured the public’s disgust by going after the real culprits from the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal: The President of Penn State?  The Board of Directors?  The athletic director?  Sandusky?  The ghost of Joe Paterno? No, the NCAA reacted to Sandusky’s horrifying crimes dating back to … Continue reading

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The Coming Medicaid Battle

The Supreme Court’s ruling a month ago on the ACA led to the predictable reactions from “the usual suspects” posing as Virginia’s political elite, especially those who quickly disclaimed any interest in the new Federal funds. One thing is obvious: The Assembly has … Continue reading

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Into the Woods (Opening Night Review)

Last night, the City of Fairfax Theater Company held its opening night performance of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” at James Madison High School in Vienna (yes, I know that’s not in Fairfax City — that’s another post). The Company … Continue reading

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Prohibition

I’ve spent this summer doing a lot of reading.  It’s cheap and helps me unwind after a day in front of  a computer or crowd of people. One book I just finished was “Prohibition” by Daniel Okrent, which details the … Continue reading

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Free the Lamb of God

Okay, my knowledge of heavy metal music is pretty limited.  I’m familiar with “Enter Sandman” by Metallica.  Then it starts to trail off. (Is Slayer still in existence?  Ronnie Dio?) But I am familiar with people getting a raw deal.  … Continue reading

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