Monthly Archives: November 2014

I Ran Richmond Today

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been a nervous wreck.  Preoccupied.  Scared. I had signed up this spring for the Richmond marathon, with the intention of running it with my cousin (who bailed).  All summer and fall I struggled to … Continue reading

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Assembly Does Do-Si-Do with Transporation Funding

Two years ago, the legislature passed a transportation bill with multiple moving parts — lowered the gas tax, raised the state sales tax, created an “add-on” sales tax in NoVa and put a surcharge on hybrid cars (since repealed). One … Continue reading

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When the Wall Came Down

Today (November 9) is the anniversary of one of the most remarkable days in my life.  It happened 25 years. The Berlin Wall — the symbol of a divided world — was torn down by the residents of Berlin on … Continue reading

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Hello “Experts,” please look at the data before you speak …

Well it’s 36 hours after the polls closed and the Warner bashing has begun.  Everyone is disappointed in his returns and claim that his “brand” is now extinct. Former staffers are rushing forward to present their “alternative” campaign plan, which … Continue reading

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After Action Report (Election 2014)

On the day after Election Day, everybody’s an expert.  Everybody has an explanation.  Everybody “had a feeling” about the winners — or at least the losers. I will freely admit that I was more than surprised to see Mark Warner … Continue reading

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