The Rebellion is on the March

The May 31, 2006, edition of Bacon’s Rebellion has been published. You can read it here. Columns this week include:

Don’t Worry, Be Happy
We Virginians grumble a lot, nothing ever quite suits us. But the best single measurement of well being — growth in per capita income — indicates that we’re progressing far better than the nation as a whole.
by James A. Bacon

Reinventing Springfield
There is more to Springfield than the massive interchange at Interstate 95 and the Beltway. A wave of development opens possibilities for creating a very different community.
by Doug Koelemay

Time for Genuine Leadership
Raising taxes is not a serious transportation policy — it’s a substitute for the creative thinking that the General Assembly desperately needs to engage in.
by Patrick McSweeney

Preschool Plan Doesn’t Add Up
Tim Kaine’s proposed pre-school plan may make sense for Virginia’s most disadvantaged children but there’s no justification for making it universal.
by Chris Braunlich

Political Landscaping
A lawsuit filed by GOP conservatives stands to change the political landscape in Virginia. Remarkably, the case has yet to receive much attention.
by Philip Rodokanakis

Can You Say “President” Allen?
After voting against the illegal-alien “Shamnesty” bill, George Allen is all but guaranteed the GOP presidential nomination. He stands with 60 percent of the electorate on all the big issues.
by James Atticus Bowden

Nice & Curious Questions
The Humpback Bridge and Other Virginia Crossings
by Edwin S. Clay III and Patricia Bangs

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