Monthly Archives: June 2014

Emails Raise Stakes in Puckett Scenario

A few weeks ago (gosh, seems like a while), the Democrats still had control of the State Senate and Phil Puckett was the Senator of the 39th District. Those days are gone but not forgotten.  Among other things, there will … Continue reading

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Reprinted with Permission

It’s been a busy day in the aftermath of forming the “Redskins Pride Caucus.” I’m really appreciative of all the comments I’ve received — even negative ones.  It’s a free country and thank God for it. Anyway, one comment from … Continue reading

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The Meaning of a Veto …

Yesterday, we were back in session in Richmond to take up the Governor’s budget to the biennial state budget. In a nutshell, the House rejected the Governor’s vetoes to the Budget, except one discrete issue on the flawed ethics reform … Continue reading

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Governor Drops the Bomb on the Budget (and I agree)

It’s been a long time coming but somebody finally said it … The Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission, or “MIRC,” chartered in 2013 as a compromise between the House and Senate, is a sham which has no purpose except to … Continue reading

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Feds Ramp Up “War Against the Redskins”

In his novel 1984, George Orwell noted that a government’s ultimate weapon is to control the truth.  Once you can do that, all power follows. That brings us to today’s 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Patent and Trade Office that … Continue reading

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