Monthly Archives: September 2014

Medicaid Expansion — When the Opportunity was Missed

Tomorrow, the Assembly will re-assemble for a special session on Medicaid expansion.  This special session was promised back in June 2014, when the Senate — under new ownership — jettisoned “Marketplace Virginia” and, instead, adopted the House Budget. At that … Continue reading

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Crumble Brittania?

There have been so many international crises happening that a notable event in the history of Anglo-Saxon tribal politics has virtually passed unnoticed.  For the first time since spring 1861, a region populated by English-speaking peoples is seeking to separate … Continue reading

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Redskins Nation, Representing

“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive.”  (Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities). It was a beautiful fall day, as the Washington Redskins opened their 2014 season at the welcoming environs of FedEx Field in Prince George’s … Continue reading

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Boomer Sooner. The Next Chapter.

On the edge of Kingfisher County, facing towards the parched riverbed of the Cimarron River, the wind blows hard across the Oklahoma plain.  The sun shines down intensely. I’m standing here with multiple generations of my father’s family lying in … Continue reading

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Argument before Supreme Court today

Politics is an avocation.  My real job is practicing law as a Virginia attorney. This morning, I enjoyed one of the ultimate professional experiences which is an argument before a full panel of the Virginia Supreme Court. The Supreme Court … Continue reading

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