Good morning! It’s late July. We have emerged from our Covid caves after months of isolation and working from home and closed schools and parents teaching children at home. Families are on vacation … school is on summer break … Americans have taken deep maskless breaths as we all wait to see what is next…

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MONDAY, JULY 26TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minute Speeches Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) S. 848 – Consider Teachers Act of 2021 (Sponsored by Sen. Mike Braun / Education and Labor Committee) 2) S. 1828 –…

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There are very few of us left who recognize the danger of abandoning Afghanistan to the Taliban. In a irony as cruel to the Afghans and helpful to the Iraqis, it is the latter that will get a permanent presence of American troops in the very logistical support that is being denied to the former…

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In doing a deeper dive on the CNBC Top States for Business rankings, two quotes keep running through my unsettled mind. Why unsettled? Well, last year I posed this question to Virginia FREE’s Board of Directors: “If Virginia was a stock, would you Buy, Sell, or Hold?” Not one said Buy. They all said Hold.…

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