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I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. -- Benjamin Franklin (from here)
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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors Here is an excerpt from Senator Ken Cuccinelli’s June 30th edition of The Cuccinelli Compass.
Since it contains such a nice summary of the what the General Assembly did to us in the last session, I decided to post Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling‘s last email.
It’s is a crisis! We must do something! Anything is better than nothing! Such was the message members of our business community gave our local representatives on the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA).
The Virginia General Assembly thinks we have too much dough in OUR pockets. Whether we like it or not, they want to tax us — for our own good, of course. If the dough is still in our pockets, how … Continue reading
Because of the topics that were discussed, this was a very interesting meeting. The candidates had something to say, the chairman had something to say, and, most important, the members had their say.