Tag: General Assembly

The transportation deal, it stinketh

If your taxes go up again, this time you can thank Virginia Republicans. From the Richmond Times-Dispatch The negotiators _ five delegates and five senators _ signed off on a compromise that would replace Virginia’s 17 1/2 cents-per-gallon gasoline tax with a 3.5 percent wholesale tax on gasoline and 6 percent on diesel fuel, boost …

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Barbarians at the General Assembly Gate

2013 marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. 55 million abortions have been performed in the United States in the last 40 years. As I noted over at Bearing Drift, Planned Parenthood reported 333,964 abortions in 2011 and $542,000,000 in federal subsidies. Don’t tell me it’s about women’s health. It …

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