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Good For Him

From the Times Dispatch : A Charlottesville man who stripped down to his underwear at Richmond International Airport to protest security-screening procedures was charged with disorderly conduct Thursday, airport police said. … The incident occurred at 2:17 p.m. at Checkpoint B, the busier of the airport’s two checkpoints, said airport spokesman Troy M. … Bell said police reported that when they arrived at the checkpoint, they found Tobey, “absent of pants and shirt in full public view, exposing language regarding the Fourth Amendment written on his chest and abdomen with marker or crayon.” The message read, “Amendment 4: The right of the people to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated,” Bell said.

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Buy a House in Charlottesville Now – or Else!

If you’re planning to buy a house (in Charlottesville) in 2011, do so after doing your thorough due diligence, hiring the right representation, and ensuring that you are buying for the right reasons.

… ‘(2) EXCEPTION IN CASE OF BINDING CONTRACT – In the case of any taxpayer who enters into a written binding contract before May 1, 2010, to close on the purchase of a principal residence before July 1, 2010, paragraph (1) shall be applied by substituting ‘July 1, 2010’ for ‘May 1, 2010’.’. * Love those asterisks *Federal tax credit up to $8,000 for first-time buyers and $6,500 for move-up buyers available on homes under contract as primary residences by 4/30/2010 and settled by 6/30/2010. $8,000 tax credit is for first-time buyers or those who have not owned a primary residence in 3 years. The $6,500 credit is Available to Move-Up Buyers who have maintained the same principal residence for any 5-consecutive year period during the 8-year period ending on the date of the settlement.

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Foreclosures + Systematic Breakdowns = Trouble

As noted two months ago on my posterous site – Foreclosure Fraud Reveals Structural & Legal Crisis … Sooo …. what the F do we do now? , Rob this morning discovers that Congress has been holding hearings about how broken the system of foreclosures is.

…Short story – (and this is what I tell my clients): nobody knows exactly what happened, what’s happening and what 18 months will bring. If anyone says otherwise, they’re probably lying or are trying to sell you something.

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What I think about WikiLeaks

Can be summed up in these two posts: Wikileaks and the Long Haul Like it or Not, Wikileaks is a media entity . … 3 – I am deeply troubled, and have been for years with the direction our government has taken. In short, I do not feel represented ; in fact I feel as if I am seen as an obstacle by those who presumably represent me (and my clients). 4 – I give and demand honesty of my clients; are my expectations out of whack for those whom we elect?

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