This tag is associated with 2 posts

ITES: Refine Baby, Refine?

This is the seventh entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. Sardonic websites are dedicated to lampooning the Washington Metro. But it is wonderful to rely on the region’s at-times dysfunctional public transportation throughout a month that witnessed the average price of gasoline rise by 30 cents. To that … Continue reading

$228K on Flights for VA Gov. Wednesday Waste?

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. Marshalling a NASCAR race and flying to an Apple Festival provide “essential services” to the citizens of Virginia, at least according to Gov. Robert McDonnell’s recent use of state planes. As reported by The Washington Post, Gov. McDonnell traveled 140 days during his first 17 months … Continue reading