Monthly Archives: September 2013

Petersen Completes Modern Pentathlon

There was a bite in the early morning air, when I began the first event of today’s modern pentathlon. First, my daughter and I walked over to Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax at 7:30 a.m. for the annual … Continue reading

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Not So Fast, UVA

It’s another year and another proposal for the University of Virginia to go private and become “the Harvard of the South.” I’m a University alum (Law ’94) and I wear the orange and blue with pride.  But nothing drives me … Continue reading

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Redskins Fans Regroup After Monday Night

It’s been a hectic week.  I have a trial in Circuit Court, a week of Back to School Nights, and the fall elections are hitting on all cylinders. So let’s talk football. Normaly, I would be Section 451 for a Redskins home game, … Continue reading

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You Can’t Win When You Don’t Show Up

See endorsement of the VA Pilot in Governor’s race. One thing you can count on — if you blow off the interview, you won’t get endorsed. Maybe you didn’t think you’d get the nod, but shouldn’t you take 20 minutes … Continue reading

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The Intervention Referendum

I usually try to avoid foreign policy debates on the grounds that my knowledge is not just equal but likely inferior to my constituents.  Having said that, I have a pretty good memory.  See if you remember these facts with … Continue reading

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