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Virginia News Headlines: Sunday Morning

by: lowkell

Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 07:14:19 AM EST

Here are a few Virginia (and national) news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, January 6.

*White House considers broad gun-control plan (Here's an idea: require anyone owning a gun to carry liability insurance. That would be fascinating...)
*Split emerges among Republicans over strategy toward upcoming debt ceiling
*Conservatives gone wild ("... it is the opposite of 'conservative' to embrace chaos instead of order. It is the opposite of 'conservative' to embrace crisis rather than accept unpleasant realities.")
*Conservatives Open New Congress With Unconstitutional Bill To End Birthright Citizenship (Speaking of "the opposite of 'conservatism'")
*12 most despicable things Fox News did in 2012 ("From producing its own anti-Obama video to spinning furiously on unemployment, the network had a banner year")
*Terry McAuliffe looks to revamp image in political comeback
*Virginians shoulder billions each year in secret tax breaks (Completely f***ed up system, in which "the top 1 percent of state households - those making more than $529,000 a year - pay 5 percent of their income in state and local taxes, according to a recent analysis by the Washington-based Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. The poorest one-fifth - those making less than $19,000 - pay nearly 9 percent.")
*More independent Bolling returns to role as tiebreaker in Virginia Senate (It will be interesting to see if he's really more independent.)
*Anti-death-penalty group rallies near Cuccinelli
*Roads, schools among top items on assembly list
*Next stop in Va. uranium debate: Statehouse
*Ruling not expected to hurt bay cleanup plans (Still, the ruling was totally wrong, as were Kookinelli and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors...)
*Schapiro: Nothing like an old-fashioned fight with trial lawyers
*Wait for study on transportation
*Whale sightings spike in waters off Virginia Beach coast
*26 Va. localities get failing grade on budget access
*NHL, union reach tentative agreement to end lockout
*Misery of attending a Redskins game

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For some reason the story in the Richmond Times Dispatch does not provide a link to the Virginia Coalition for Open Government survey. So there there it is.

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I had to track the report down, which is completely absurd when all the Republican Times-Disgrace had to to was put one of those new-fangled things (actually, it's been around for 20 years or whatever) called a "link" on there.  Duhhhhhhhhhh.

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Verrrry funny, obviously by a Seahawks fan! LOL (it will be particularly funny when the 'Skins trounce them - heh)

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