Monthly Archives: March 2009

THE LIMITS OF “MODERATION”

Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.  — Abraham Lincoln (from his final public address here) I just finish reading an interesting post by James Bowden (see here).   Bowden explains why he believes the attempt to remove Jeff Frederick from … Continue reading

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A SPECIAL POST JUST FOR THE LOUDOUN INSIDER

wingnut n : any tree of the genus Pterocarya; fruit is a small winged nutlet; Caucasus to southeastern Asia (from here) Yes.  The term “wingnut” is in the dictionary.   In order to properly understand the political definition of the term … Continue reading

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WHAT THE BLOGS SAID LAST WEEK ABOUT JEFF FREDERICK, THE RPV CHAIR

Has the momentum shifted for Jeff Frederick?  I suspect that it has, but until April 4th there is no way of knowing.  Meanwhile, what are the blogs saying? Here The Mason Conservative flipped-flopped.  Sometimes flip-flopping is appropriate. The Contemporary Conservative … Continue reading

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IS REAL ID TOO NOSY?

Here is an email I received from Delegate Bob Marshall. Urge Governor to sign Anti Real ID bills HB 1587, which would prevent Virginia from formally co-operating with the federal government’s Real ID card if it would “compromise the economic … Continue reading

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THEORIES ON THICK ICE

A friend of mine emailed me a link to a news story.  It is about the Catlin Arctic Survey.  Their purpose is to measure the thickness of the Arctic ice and to “prove” Global Warming.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

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