Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Few Thoughts on the Children’s Immigration Crisis

Many years ago, there was a flood of immigrants to our shores.  They were not from Europe or even Mexico.  They were from Vietnam and we called them “the Boat People.” By and large, they were fleeing the Communist government … Continue reading

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Procurement Reform and “Small Business”

In 2013, after years of good behavior on the General Laws Committee, I was awarded a seat on the Procurement Reform Commission, which has the unenviable task of overhauling Virginia’s procurement laws. That means long days in Richmond comparing the … Continue reading

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LeBron! You Can Go Home Again

If there’s such a thing as a “hometown by the transitive property,” then Cleveland, Ohio, might qualify for me. My wife Sharon grew up in Mentor, Ohio, a few miles east of Cleveland.  Her father owned a clothing shop near … Continue reading

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What is Going on in Manassas?

Here’s the story reported by our own Tom Jackman. Exactly how does the sexual abuse of a child “solve” an alleged sexting crime? This is outrageous.

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Why Did Brazil Collapse?

It was shocking, astonishing.  The premier soccer nation in the world playing a World Cup home match against a very good, but hardly invincible, German team. After twenty-six minutes, the score was 5-0.  The last four of those goals occurred … Continue reading

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