Monthly Archives: August 2012

Shutting Down

OK, I could blog about the state’s “surplus” or Medicare or something else political. Or I could talk about Stephen Strasburg.  As everyone in the “703″ is aware, the Nationals are planning to shut down their ace Strasburg once he … Continue reading

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Battle over Airports Authority Continues …

I’ve been meeting and catching up with clients the past 2 days. Despite being underwater with work, I saw today’s article in the Post which deserves further comment. Yes, the spotlight on the Airports Authority has not been kind.  It’s unfortunate … Continue reading

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Out West

I’ve been off the grid for the past few days.  Literally. Tuesday, after a trial in Circuit Court, I loaded the kids in the minivan, headed west out of Fairfax on I-66, and then south down I-81.  Six hours later, we were pulling … Continue reading

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ACA Rebates Take Effect

Story from Roanoke Times. The past couple weeks, individuals and small businesses have been getting a welcome surprise, namely rebate checks from insurance companies who violated the “80/20″ rule from the Affordable Care Act. In a little-noticed provision, the ACA … Continue reading

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Sales Tax Holiday, Olympic Highlights, and More!

Consumer alert: this weekend is the annual sales tax holiday on “Back to School” items in Virginia.  This year, I will refrain from my usual rants on (i) silly gimmicks which bring minimal actual savings to consumers, or (ii) the injustice of … Continue reading

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