Category Archives: Defense

Low Observable Isn’t A “Dealer” Option Any Longer, It’s Just “The Way”

(Editor’s note: The Jefferson Journal ran an article on the F-35 on August 7th, 2014 that can be found here. This piece came is in response to that column.) Low Observable or “stealth” technology is no longer a niche capability. … Continue reading

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Virginia Can Help Keep U.S. Air Superiority

Guaranteeing the future of American air superiority is a task that extends well beyond the five walls of the Pentagon. In fact, we in Virginia have an important part to play. This is certainly the case with the futuristic and … Continue reading

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Slower Recovery due to Sequestration

The Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy released its fourteenth annual Virginia Economic Forecast last week .  It was again authored by Dr. Christine Chmura and her team at Chmura Economics & Analytics of Richmond, the state’s leading private economic … Continue reading

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Economic Impact: Virginia Still Could Get Impact from Sequestration

(This column ran in the January 7th edition of the Richmond Times Dispatch.) President Barack Obama signed a law last week that keeps taxes from going up on most Americans, but the potential for sequestration was delayed for just two … Continue reading

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Defense Cuts and Questionable Assumptions

As our national leaders struggle over deficit reduction, Virginians in particular worry about the possible effects of a sequester, or automatic cuts, in the defense budget. But it’s not clear that these would have as much impact on the state … Continue reading

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