'In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.'
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Sunday, November 20, 2011

You're What?

This is so preposterous that it's laugh-out-loud funny.  The new leader of the Democrat faction in the Virginia House of Delegates (to replace the "retired" Ward Armstrong) wants to sell you a bridge in the Sahara.

Delegate David Toscano, Charlottesville, as liberal as they come here in the Commonwealth, presumably with a straight face:

We are the party of economic opportunity, job creation and protecting the middle class. Our caucus will work to develop and implement solutions that will ... [blah blah blah]."


This is the same David Toscano who's big on taxing economic opportunity and promoting costly and foolish  18th century transportation schemes.

The Democratic Party of Virginia.  The world of illusion.

* What is it with these Democrats that they fall all over themselves for passenger train service?  It's extremely expensive, woefully inefficient, damaging to the environment (don't even get me started on that carbon footprint), and, for 99.9% of the citizens of Virginia, totally unthinkable.

Yet they push on ...