Author Archives: Chap

Vote “Yes” / Vote “No”

In addition to the usual Federal races on Tuesday, there will be ballot questions for local voters.  Here’s where I stand. The first involves a proposed constitutional amendment permitting localities to exempt from real property taxes the surviving spouses of … Continue reading Continue reading

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“The McRib is Back” (and other things I learned in Richmond today)

This morning I was back in Richmond.  Ironically, it was not for state politics but rather an argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. I wrote last month about appearing before the Virginia Supreme Court.  … Continue reading Continue reading

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E-Day Looms for Warner Re-elect

Today was a stunning fall afternoon.  Sharon had the older children and I was in charge of my three year old Ida Grace.  (Is it “babysitting” when you watch your own kid?) In the afternoon, I took Ida by the … Continue reading Continue reading

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