Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stan Barry Stepping Down

Article here from Post. Stan has been Sheriff since 1999, when he defeated the incumbent Carl Peed in a very bruising race.   Political trivia:  Stan’s father Warren Barry (R-Fairfax) was a sitting State Senator in 1999, who used his campaign … Continue reading

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But Do You Want to Win?

I meet a lot of candidates in my line of work.  People running for School Board, City Council, County Supervisor, State Delegate, Attorney General, you name it. (I once got a call from a guy running for President but never … Continue reading

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Listening to RPV Convention on John Fredericks Show

Here’s the live stream. This is great stuff.  Not Larry Sabato giving play-by-play analysis. Sounds like the LG nomination is going down to the wire.  Pass the popcorn!

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Great Gatsby vs. Procurement Reform (A Review)

Yesterday, I had a three-hour commission meeting at the State Capitol on reforming Virginia’s Public Procurement Act.  Afterwards, I got back home and took my wife Sharon to see Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Great Gatsby.” Today, I could talk about … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day (Love you, Mom)

I come from a competitive family.  We love to compete in sports, in arguments, in life. The source of that competitiveness is my mother.  She doesn’t back down to anyone.  Years ago, I played her in tennis, her favorite sport.  She ran me … Continue reading

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