They’ve been shipping coal from Lamberts Point on the Elizabeth River in Norfolk (just between the midtown tunnel and Old Dominion University along Hampton Boulevard) since 1885. Nearly 22 million pounds of coal are exported every year. It’s no secret.
A group of anti-slating supporters has officially contested the results of the Richmond GOP meeting last month citing irregularities regarding verification of voting credentials and improper recognition of proper and outcome-determinative motions.
Yesterday brought good news for the GOP – Howell and company are standing firm against expanding Medicaid, Ed Gillespie raised more than $2 million in the first quarter and is competitive against incumbent Mark Warner, and Majority Leader Eric Cantor is remembering he represents a district.
But before we get carried away, there’s still work to do.
Ed Gillespie has raised $2.2 million since launching his campaign in mid-January and Barbara Comstock brought in $760k.
It’s April 15. Many of us are still working to pay our taxes to the federal government before we even begin seeing a dime for ourselves (April 20 is the average). And, if you owe taxes, today’s overcast and rainy weather in Hampton Roads is a perfect fit for your mood.
In the political blogosphere our vanity is couched in ideology, but make no mistake, it’s still vanity; after all, we write because of our zealous belief in certain principles and candidates. We have such a core conviction that we must share our commentary with the world in order to make it better. And, certainly, we’re never wrong.
That’s vanity. But what is vanity without an audience? Pathetic. Jealous. Petty. Petulant. And envious.