Monthly Archives: March 2015

Armed Prisoner at Large nearby INOVA Fairfax

Just finished watching Chief Ed Roesler of the Fairfax County Police Dept giving a live interview outside of INOVA Fairfax on the escaped prisoner situation.  The Chief did an excellent job answering all questions. Apparently the suspect escaped from two … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Beat Kentucky?

In the light and heat generated by our current political controversies, we often forget about what really matters this time of year:  college basketball. Normally a March Madness tournament has several subplots.  This year there is only one:  can anyone … Continue reading

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“Surveillance Technology” Bill Faces Unexpected Threat

This session, a bipartisan group of lawmakers (organized by the ACLU) took a significant step towards personal freedom by passing SB 965, which put strict limits on the ability of state and local governments to collect personal information, when the … Continue reading

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Governor Signs Budget without Amendment

What a difference a year makes.  A year ago, the Virginia economy was struggling and the House/Senate were in a stalemate on the issue of Medicaid expansion. This year, the Governor signed the Assembly’s amendments to the budget without a … Continue reading

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Following Up with “Save Sweet Briar”

It’s been eleven days since my letter to the Attorney General questioning the announced closure of Sweet Briar College.  In that time, there has been unprecedented interest in keeping the historic school open. (ed. note:  My initial Facebook post on … Continue reading

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