Another icon bites the dust, done in by pixels.
Maybe this video will help ROVA understand life on our mean streets:
Live in southern Fairfax County? Feeling kind of sluggish in the morning? I think I may know why.
. . . from the Department of Sleeping Dogs:
From the Daily Progress:
“‘The best way to plan for the boomer wave is to make a plan,’ he said. ‘Itâ€™s a good idea to put boomers in charge of it. They love to be in control and they love deadlines and this is all about them.’â€
Noticing that the percentage of Americans calling themselves Republicans has dropped to the legal drinking age, my former Richmond colleague (and fellow William and Mary law school grad) Eric Cantor has formed the “National Council for a New America,” a “dynamic, forward-looking organization that will amplify the common-sense and wisdom of our fellow citizens through a grassroots dialogue with Republican leaders.”
So the Republican revival effort began Saturday in Arlington (where President Obama got 72% of the vote last year), with an appearance by Eric, Jeb Bush, and Mitt Romney. In the middle of my district. At a great pizza place in the shopping center where I have my district office. And he didn’t invite me.
Using county-by-county job gain/loss statistics, Slate presents a map showing how the recession has spread to virtually every area of the country over the past two years (blue dots are net job gains, red are net losses). Note the corners of Virginia that have stayed in positive territory (blue) throughout.
Barred from appearing at DAR Constitution Hall, Marian Anderson sang for 75,000 people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Her voice echoed for 70 years:
“WilliamShakespeare says By the Lord, a buck-basket! rammed me in with foul shirts and smocks, socks, foul stockings,… ”
Tweets from the Bard and 24 other metaphysically challenged luminaries.