Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reprint of April 2007 Column

In regard to the Newtown tragedy, we’re now at the point where all things have been said — but not everyone has said it. There’s no point in adding to the din to make obvious points.  I did go back … Continue reading

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Memo to MWAA — Please Stop Wasting Money

Here’s a story which really made me angry. I know the legal business.  Let me be blunt:  you can pay a reasonable price for a very good Virginia lawyer, or you can waste a lot of money on a very … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday

Every year I try to avoid “big box” stores, when buying Christmas gifts.   That’s not an ideological choice, it’s a matter of self-preservation — as the parking fields around Target and Wal-Mart are filled with hundreds (thousands) of vehicles. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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At a Loss for Words

I’ve got a number of posts I’m working on, ranging from the satirical to the serious.  I was hoping to get some of them posted this week/end. However, the situation in Connecticut has really left me at a loss for … Continue reading

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How Natural Gas Saved the United States

You can learn a lot about society by how they find their fuel.  Early societies in America relied on wood to build fires for light, warmth and cooking. As American society developed, it came up with new methods of energy.  These methods included … Continue reading

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