Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that the tea party has reached a crossroads. The question no longer seems to be whether the tea party will have a substantial impact on American politics, but whether that impact can be sustained and what shape it will take in the future.
Each week on “The Score” radio show, Scott Lee interviews the people who are making news in Virginia and across the nation. Here are some of the more notable quotes:
Audrey Jackson of AFP and Chris Braunlich of the State Board of Education state that education choice isn’t about raising one educational model above all others, nor is it about doing away with public schools. It’s about making education better.
In this issue: Delegate Rob Bell, Americans for Prosperity, and FreedomWorks on what to expect this General Assembly session, the future of School Choice, and where the Tea Party goes from here.
With the 2012 General Assembly session in full swing, the contributors of Bearing Drift have outlined a legislative agenda we’d like to see Republicans in the House and Senate address over the coming years. Many of these items aren’t things that can be completed in a day, or even a in a single session. But […]
In V.O. Key’s political science primer “Southern Politics in State and Nation”, written in 1949, Key calls Virginia a “political museum piece.” When speaking of our politics, Key said that “political power has been closely held by a small group of leaders who, themselves and their predecessors, have subverted democratic institutions and deprived most Virginians […]
“I am free to acknowledge that his powers are full great, and greater than I was disposed to make them. Nor, entre nous, do I believe they would have been so great had not many of the members cast their eyes towards General Washington as President, and shaped their Ideas of the Powers to be […]