Monthly Archives: March 2014

Good move, Terry

This project is increasingly becoming Virginia’s answer to “The Bridge to Nowhere.” Smart move by the McAuliffe administration to shut down “the work” and turn off a public spigot which is spending $20 million a month on a project that … Continue reading

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What in the name of Wally Walker is going on here?

This afternoon, I was running around town, hitting community events and campaign kickoffs.  Of course, that was secondary.  The main action was checking my phone for my sister’s texts with updates from UVA-Duke. From what she described (and what I … Continue reading

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Sir Thomas More, Marriage, and Religious Persecution (in 16th Cent. England)

(ed. note:  Any correlation between modern-day issues and personalities is coincidental … unless, of course, it is intentional) Sir Thomas More was the predominant political figure in England during the early years of King Henry VIII’s reign.  He served as … Continue reading

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Saslaw Unplugged! (and Ethics Reform, Cont.)

Here’s the article in The Washington Newspaper, with a helpful “how to” video on inter-jurisdictional comity (or “comedy”).  Love it. Meanwhile, an excellent editorial in The News Advance, which (correctly) asks Governor McAuliffe to amend the ethics legislation passed by … Continue reading

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Two Excellent Books to Read …

Okay, I’ve had a chance to read a lot of good books over the past few months.  Here are two which made a strong impression on me.  I recommend them to you – “Generalissimo,” by Jay Taylor is the history of Chiang … Continue reading

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