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Senator Mark Warner, a Good Man

OK, you know how I stand on Senator Warner. We are not close friends of course, but somehow history seems to be connecting us. He's not flashy but is bright; was valedictorian at George Washington University. He started three companies as a young man, and the first two failed ... went bankrupt. At that time,…
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The Battle for West Virginia’s Senate Seat

As a native of West Virginia, and one who came of age there, returning for junior high and high school (after my parents moved to and from small towns of eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia), I feel compelled to offer some comments about the state of the senate race in the state. Why, would you…
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Americans On The Move, But Where?

The March 22nd edition of The Wall Street Journal included a fascinating article, with map and data from the Census Bureau regarding shifts in population changes. Excluding immigration and births, these demographic changes are significant and can be boiled down to two primary forces: post-retirement relocations; and moves to suburbia from urban core areas. Designated…
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Hedy Lamarr – An Incredible Story

If you're "of a certain age," you probably associate the actress Hedy Lamarr with a series of movies in the 1938-1949 era. The "most beautiful woman in the world," as she was described, was limited to relatively sparse dialogue while she was paired with the most handsome and famous leading men: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy,…
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