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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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Senator Ken Cuccinelli had a couple of particularly interesting item in the August 31th edition of the Cuccinelli Compass. So I excerpted them for you.
If his supporters cannot vote, Bob FitzSimmonds cannot win his campaign for the State Senate (29th District). So I am passing on his reminder. If you have not registered, please do so. The voter registration form must be postmarked or … Continue reading
Do you want a pleasant evening with interesting people? Do you enjoy hearing what folks have to say about the issues that concern our community? Then here is your perfect opportunity meet candidates for state and local public offices. Learn … Continue reading
Good Fences Make Good Neighbors Even Republicans who are not running for office are finally joining the chorus. Here is Attorney General Bob McDonnell‘s statement on Republican Immigration Proposals.
Bob FitzSimmonds in his campaign for the State Senate (29th District) put out a press release that is worth reading. FitzSimmonds wants people to know where he and Senator Chuck Colgan differ on illegal immigration.