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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
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Topic - Mick Staton
Loudoun County supervisors took Prince William County"s lead and voted unanimously yesterday to restrict public services for illegal aliens.
The landmark transportation package that Virginia lawmakers passed in the 2007 General Assembly now appears to be more of a liability than a re-election asset for some, as voters and localities are threatening to deal with the legislation in court.
"I, for one, would be proud to stand up with our neighbors to the south and show support for them and show support for our citizens," Mr. Staton said, adding that if enough localities take similar steps, perhaps the message will eventually be heard on Capitol Hill.
"We don't believe it is constitutional to allow an unelected body to raise taxes on Northern Virginia citizens," said County Supervisor Mick Staton, a Republican.