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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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What happened to Bijan Ghaisar?

Bacon's Rebellion - 22 Jun 2018
Tragedy in Fairfax County. Bijan Ghaisar was a McLean based accountant and graduate of Langley High School. On Nov 17, 2017 he was driving southbound on the George Washington Parkway north of Old Town, Alexandria. His vehicle was rear ended by ...
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Does the RPV have the guts to scuttle the GA?

Bacon's Rebellion - 22 Jun 2018
Sink the Bismark. Folklore and decades of accepted history hold that the German battleship Bismark was sunk by the Royal Navy. However, recent underwater archeological research tells a slightly different story. At first the Bismark seemed invincible.
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Maps that Should Terrify Republicans

Bacon's Rebellion - 22 Jun 2018
Building on Don's post from earlier this morning (“Does the RPV have the guts to scuttle the GA?”), I would add to the list of fundamental changes Republicans should seek to enact before they lose control of the General Assembly — redistricting reform.
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Dillon's Rule, the RPV and the Marylandization of Virginia

Bacon's Rebellion - 22 Jun 2018
by Don Rippert. Doppler shift from red to blue. As recently as 1977 both of Maryland's US Senators were Republican. From 1993 through 2003 Maryland's eight US House seats were evenly split between Republicans and Democrats. Today, Maryland's 10 ...
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Tax Conformity Addendum: Has Virginia Already Conformed?

Bacon's Rebellion - 21 Jun 2018
During a discussion today about the issue of whether and how Virginia should amend its taxes in response to recent federal changes, the question came up: just what is the situation today? I was reminded that the conformity bill that originally passed ...
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No Excuse for Immigrant Child Abuse

Bacon's Rebellion - 22 Jun 2018
Governor Ralph Northam has ordered state authorities to investigate allegations that guards at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center beat and otherwise abused children held at the immigration detention facility. The claims, if true, are shocking and ...
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Signs Virginia Will Keep Tax Reform Windfall

Bacon's Rebellion - 21 Jun 2018
The following is from remarks prepared for a meeting of the Thomas Jefferson Institute in Richmond today. As of right now all the signs indicate that the Virginia General Assembly and the Northam Administration are going to allow the federal tax reform ...
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What Now for Separation of American Women from their Children?

Bacon's Rebellion - 21 Jun 2018
Some 25 years ago I was living in Church Hill, then a sketchy Richmond neighborhood in the early stages of gentrification. One night police lights were flashing in my front window, so I stepped outside to see what was happening. Halfway down the block, ...
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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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Grasses, Fisheries Drive Health Gains for the Bay

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Jun 2018
More good news about the Chesapeake Bay. While still plagued with problems, the Bay's ecological health continues to improve, reports the 2017 Chesapeake Bay Report Card. Last year stood out for the spread of aquatic grasses and the highest-ever ...
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Quincy Patterson – Welcome to Virginia (Tech)!

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Jun 2018
Windy City Blues. The City of Chicago has been much maligned of late, mostly for its high murder rate but also (I suspect) for its loudly liberal mayor – Rahm Emanuel, a favorite target of conservatives. The per capita rate of murder in Chicago is high ...
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Things Legislators Didn't Hear (Or Want To)

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Jun 2018
“It might have happened without this bill.” “I think it was going to develop anyway.” Both comments were made today about the prospect that Virginia will actually see 5,500 megawatts (MW) of new solar and wind generation installed within its borders in ...
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In Defense of RRHA Eviction Policies

Bacon's Rebellion - 21 Jun 2018
I never thought I'd find myself defending the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA), which I criticized last year for running up a $150 million maintenance backlog on its 4,000 public housing units. But the wheel of public policy debate ...
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Tenant-Rights Activists, Meet the Housing Shortage

Bacon's Rebellion - 20 Jun 2018
The debate over tenant evictions is gaining traction now that the Virginia Housing Commission has taken up the issue. Two concrete proposals were put before the Commission during a Tuesday hearing. One would extend the time from five days to two weeks ...
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New Chapter for Bacon's Rebellion

Bacon's Rebellion - 15 Jun 2018
Today marks the end of a three-year era at Bacon's Rebellion — the final day of Dominion Energy's sponsorship of reporting and commentary on energy issues in Virginia. Dominion and I are parting on excellent terms, but I have decided to let the ...
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Florida Mounts New Raid on Virginia Carrier Fleet

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Jun 2018
Here we go again. Florida wants one of Virginia's aircraft carriers. Senator Mark Rubio and others are apparently trying once again to authorize the Mayport naval base to make the improvements it would need to become home port for one of the eleven ...
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Virginia Is for Psychos

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Jun 2018
I don't know how good the social science is, but this is too good to pass up. A study by Ryan H. Murphy, an economics professor at Southern Methodist University, has ranked the 48 contiguous U.S. states by “psychopathy,” or anti-social behavior.
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Too Early to Predict Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Carilion

Bacon's Rebellion - 18 Jun 2018
Bacon's bottom line: The politicians don't know what the impact will be. The hospitals don't know. Nobody knows. All anyone can say is that in the aggregate, more Medicaid money will flow into hospitals as will flow out. While hospital lobbyists ...
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The Scalia School: a Bastion of Conservative Thought

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Jun 2018
The Scalia School of Law at George Mason University has significant disadvantages in the scrabbling for prestige among American law schools. Founded in 1979, it's a relatively young institution, which means graduates have had less time to accumulate ...
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Remembering Tim Kaine's Caribbean Vacation

Bacon's Rebellion - 19 Jun 2018
This article and ALL the comments it has generated illustrate the power of Bacon's Rebellion's to state a worthy news story and dissect its various aspects, including the viewpoints of many informed and thoughtful readers, and in so doing help all ...

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