Monthly Archives: October 2012

Eleven Things I Learned today at the Obama Rally

Today featured (another) rally for President Obama at George Mason University.  The gates were open at 8:30 a.m. and a crowd filled the small stadium behind the athletic complex. After a a suitably non-threatening invocation and a series of warm-up … Continue reading

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Lessons in Debating

It’s debate season in America.   Every night, as an alternative to football or the World Series, you can watch somebody debating.  Millions watch these debates, breathless, to see if one candidate “wins” or “loses.” Yesterday, I played the President in … Continue reading

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Fall Festival in Fairfax

It was a gorgeous fall afternoon yesterday for Fairfax City’s annual Fall Festival.  About forty thousand people jammed into the downtown, an 8-block area between City Hall and North Street. Delegate David Bulova and I had a booth on Main Street, about … Continue reading

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VDOT Comissioner Says “Yes we need revenue” …

… was one of the highlights of yesterday’s regional transportation conference sponsored by the Northern Virginia Transportation Association. The conference featured speakers from WMATA, VDOT, VRE and Dulles Rail.  They gave a laundry list of projects, costs involved and completion … Continue reading

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A Few October Thoughts

It’s a month til Election Day.  The days are growing shorter.  The Redskins are fading from playoff contention. I’ve been a surrogate in a few Election debates and have others (Oakton High School) coming up in the next couple weeks.  Thanks to everyone at … Continue reading

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