Monthly Archives: January 2014

SB 670 is about Liberty

Every year, you have one bill that you never anticipated when session began.  Sometimes, this “late-breaking” legislation may be the most significant that you file. In my case, SB 670 is that bill.  It was inspired by the usage of … Continue reading

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Should (Assisted) Suicide Be Legal?

Yesterday was my first day returning to Courts of Justice, after a two-year exile.  I’m now at the far end of the dais, which is fine because I sit next to Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun), who has a lot of experience … Continue reading

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Senate Embraces Newtonian Physics

Today, the Senate began the day with a floor ceremony remembering two American scientists, long-time residents of Virginia, who worked on the Manhattan project in the 1940′s and helped usher in the nuclear age. Shortly after the ceremony, the Senate … Continue reading

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My Ten Favorite Movie Lines

It’s Monday morning.  We’re still waiting on the recount result from Norfolk.  In the meantime, I’ve been thinking about my favorite movie lines.  Here they are in no particular order: 10.  “There was one?”  (Stripes, 1981)  The ultimate statement of cluelessness … Continue reading

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The Senate Plays the Name Game …

Each day is different down here.  Sometimes, we are designating the state bat.  And other days were are naming a body of water which is 10,000 miles away.  And it always comes back to one thing … I got a … Continue reading

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