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Bacon's Rebellion was an armed rebellion in 1676 by Virginia settlers led by Nathaniel Bacon against the rule of Governor William Berkeley. The colony's dismissive policy as it related to the political challenges of its western frontier, along with other challenges including leaving Bacon out of his inner circle, refusing to allow Bacon to be a part of his fur trade with the Indians, and Doeg Indian attacks, helped to motivate a popular uprising against Berkeley, who had failed to address the demands
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Virginia Tuition Hikes Exceed Inflation Again

Bacon's Rebellion - 15 Jul 2018
Bacon's Rebellion. Reinventing Virginia for the 21st Century. Skip to content. Home · About · James A. Bacon · Groveton · The Blog · Articles · Energy · News · ← Watch Your Tongue. The PC Vigilantes Could Come for You ...
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Watch Your Tongue. The PC Vigilantes Could Come for You

Bacon's Rebellion - 13 Jul 2018
The digital mob now rules. Watch what you say on social media. Anything you say, or like, or re-tweet, can and will be used against you. If you work in any capacity for public schools there is a good chance that you will be reported, investigated, and ...
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Wasn't the US Supposed to Be the Villain Here?

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Jul 2018
Interesting, but meaningless unless the starting point was level for all the categories measured. That chart just measures change, not actual output. The US might have started out the highest per capita and stayed the highest per capita with that chart ...
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A Calamitously Misplaced Emphasis in School Safety

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Jul 2018
Virginia, a General Assembly committee was told yesterday, is a national leader in school safety but it still could do more to prevent violence, bullying and harassment. Among the options explored at a meeting of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review ...
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AP's Latest Hit Piece: Journalism or Polemic?

Bacon's Rebellion - 12 Jul 2018
Here we go again. The Associated Press' Alan Suderman has popped out another context-free article making an issue of Dominion Energy's tenfold increase in lobbying expenses over the past year to more than $1 million. That spending, writes Suderman, ...
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End This Folly, Governor Northam!

Bacon's Rebellion - 11 Jul 2018
Bacon's bottom line: What madness is this? There is a shortage of daycare workers and daycare facilities in Virginia, and even when the service is available, paying for it is financially burdensome for many families. Cooperatives that tap the volunteer ...
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Apologies for Sloppy Reporting

Bacon's Rebellion - 11 Jul 2018
Earlier today I published a post dissecting an article by Alan Suderman with the Associated Press on the topic of Dominion Energy's lobbying expenditures. I took him to task for the biased way in which he framed the issue. But in my rush to publish my ...
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SCC Examiner Rejects Dominion Tax Argument

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jul 2018
This was the subject of an earlier Bacon's Rebellion post. At issue is the rate adjustment clause (RAC) known at Rider T1, which passes along to customers the utility's cost for transmission services. It is one of several elements on monthly bills and ...
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Back In Top 5, The Challenge Is To Stay There

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jul 2018
Corks are popping all over Richmond as the business network CNBC announced this morning that Virginia is back in the top five of its annual survey of best states for business, ranking number 4. It is the only state in the top five east of the ...
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Uberizing Van Pools: A Useful Experiment

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Jul 2018
Bacon's bottom line: It's good to see Northern Virginia transportation officials experiment with new technology. Persuading more commuters to use vans and buses is potentially the most cost-effective way to squeeze more capacity out of the region's ...
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“All Matters” Makes Lobbyist Reports Worthless

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Jul 2018
“With as much specificity as possible.” That is the instruction given to Virginia registered lobbyists about how they should list the various “executive and legislative actions and procurement transactions” they seek to influence on behalf of their ...
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State Employees Not Funding Own Retirement

Bacon's Rebellion - 10 Jul 2018
State and local employees, like many of their peers in the private sector, are declining in droves to contribute to their own retirement plans, despite the availability of matching funds, a.k.a. free money which compounds for decades. The Virginia ...
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Prosperity Bomb

Bacon's Rebellion - 06 Jul 2018
What if Amazon dropped, to borrow a phrase gaining currency these days, a “prosperity bomb” on Washington, D.C., by selecting the District as the location of its HQ2 project? Martha Ross with the Brookings Institution worries about the implications of ...
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Let's Celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

Bacon's Rebellion - 04 Jul 2018
Take this for whatever it's worth: According to a WalletHub survey based on 13 data points encompassing military service, propensity for voting, volunteerism, and civic engagement, Virginia ranks as the most patriotic state in the United States. (View ...
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Transparency Coming for College Financial Aid

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Jun 2018
Bacon's bottom line: Needless to say, this is all very positive. Higher-ed institutions need to provide students the information they need to make informed choices. I'm delighted to see Virginia taking the lead in consumer transparency. The cost of ...
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Embrace the Scooter Revolution

Bacon's Rebellion - 03 Jul 2018
Bird, the Uber of the electric scooter world, has deployed its first 50 scooters in Virginia — in Arlington County, to be specific. Arlington has no official policy regarding electric scooters, and Bird placed its black-and-white scooters without ...
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The Monument Commission Nailed It

Bacon's Rebellion - 03 Jul 2018
The monument to Jefferson Davis on Monument Avenue would come down but statues to Confederate generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and J.E.B. Stuart, and naval commander Matthew Fontaine Maury would remain standing under ...
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An Argument Straight From Wonderland

Bacon's Rebellion - 02 Jul 2018
In late December of last year, after a long debate pushed forward by President Donald Trump and covered on an almost hourly basis by the nation's media, the Congress of the United States adopted a new tax code. On December 22 it was signed into law, ...
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“Pterodactyl Tim” Kaine Watch: Lying about SCOTUS Nominee

Bacon's Rebellion - 09 Jul 2018
But I'm not sure this blog entry lives up to the quality one comes to expect from Bacon's Rebellion. Name calling “Pterodactyl Timmy” is the Trumpian method of degrading someone without advancing any ideas. Do we really want to promote that tone and ...
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Franklin Street Bike Lanes Coming Next to Residential Brook Road

Bacon's Rebellion - 01 Jul 2018
People who regularly drive downtown Richmond, including many of us who consider ourselves somewhat in touch, were surprised and initially confused by the new dedicated bike lane on Franklin Street that reduced vehicle traffic to one lane after the ...

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