Expanded Roster at Bacon’s Rebellion

Bacon’s Rebellion is pleased to add two contributors to its line-up, one a familiar face… and one a familiar face but from a totally different context.

Long-time readers will recognize Peter Galuszka, a free-lance writer and researcher based in Chesterfield County. Peter, a frequent contributor to the blog at one time, has rejoined us after a hiatus of a few years. A former executive editor of Virginia Business magazine, reporter at the Virginian-Pilot and Richmond Times-Dispatch, and correspondent and editor for Business Week, he brings an in-depth knowledge of the Virginia political, business, and public-policy scene. Peter, whom I fondly refer to as the Rebellion’s resident “left-wing maniac,” will inject a left-of-center perspective into the blog.

Even longer-time readers will remember the name of Philip Shucet, known in Virginia public policy circles as commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation during the Warner administration and as a turn-around artist for troubled transportation projects in Hampton Roads. Upon reaching retirement, the Norfolk resident began reinventing himself as a documentary photographer. He fits perfectly the Bacon’s Rebellion profile of a cranky old man (and the occasional cranky old woman) willing to contribute the fruit of his labors without pay. We look forward to publishing his photography on the blog.

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5 responses to “Expanded Roster at Bacon’s Rebellion

  1. Good additions Jim and welcome. Looks like graduating to a new level of importance for BR, which on the one hand, means we readers need to up our game to the new level of quality, but also, if we have a valid point (like high costs of something being hidden from the public) we get more impact on the point assuming it is a valid point.

  2. Sounds like more subjects and different perspectives. All to the good.

  3. Great to have some more voices!

  4. WOW! We are awash in knowledge and expertise – both guys know their stuff and welcome and thanks for joining!

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