Monthly Archives: May 2014

I Don’t Always Agree with Michael Bloomberg but ….

He hit the nail on the head yesterday. The lack of intellectual diversity at our universities has been a major problem for years, and now it’s getting worse.  It’s a symptom of a larger problem, however. More and more, the … Continue reading

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Hanger Throws out Lifeline on Budget?

It’s been a depressing last few weeks.  The budget impasse carries on.  The House refuses to accept Federal Medicaid dollars.  The revenue projections are tumbling.  And yesterday somebody punched Brad Pitt in the face at his movie premier. So it … Continue reading

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The Legend of the USS Cole

It’s Memorial Day Sunday in Fairfax City.  The big bikes are rolling down Fairfax Boulevard.  Colorful costumes, flags and tattoos are everywhere.  The world is awash in red, white and blue (and leather). We gathered this morning at Patriot Harley … Continue reading

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Surovell Breaks Down a Budget Impasse

My law partner, Scott Surovell, has given an excellent review of the Governor’s ability to operate government without a state budget.   Here it is. The only flaw is that it fails to reference the State Constitution, which is the “operator’s … Continue reading

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Mark Cuban, Don Sterling, the Redskins — everyone’s a ….

They say that politics is show business for ugly people.  Actually, it’s become theology for shallow people.  Which leads us to Donald Sterling and Mark Cuban … As America has become more diverse and accepting (in so many ways), the … Continue reading

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