Monthly Archives: November 2012

Maryland Leaves ACC, Drops into Oblivion

(Update on Nov 23rd:  Thank you Nate Silver for actually quantifying the “Big Ten” brand dilution and thus supporting my  deluded rantings!) There’s a lot to write about these ideas:  the 2012 Presidential election, the upcoming General Assembly session, the … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Medicaid Moment

This week, while college football fans descended on Charlottesville for tonight’s UVA-UNC game, the Senate also gathered in Mr. Jefferson’s small city in the Piedmont for the annual Senate Finance retreat. With the “College GameDay” motor coach parked outside the Downtown Omni, the … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2012

This post is somewhat late in appearing, as yesterday was actually Veterans Day.  However, I can’t let this opportunity pass without mentioning a couple things: First, and most recently, I was lucky to spend several miles running behind a young … Continue reading

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The Strangest Race

The fall of 2012 has had a lot of memorable moments.  I won’t attempt to catalogue them.  My moment came today.  Here’s the story … This summer I joined a team of college friends (Williams ’90) to run the New … Continue reading

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The Day After (the day after … the day after ….)

Alas, the 2012 cycle is finally over. My long-awaited recap of the 2012 election will have to wait a few more days.  I was in Richmond all day yesterday for the annual Civics Education Summit, then will be in court … Continue reading

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