“a classic example of an over-reaching, paternalistic federal government imposing its will without regard for the needs, desires, or economic well being of the people”
Grover Norquist thinks the 2012 GOP presidential candidates are like “a roomful of pretty women.”
Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center for Public Policy was recently commissioned by the Richmond Times-Dispatch to conduct polling regarding a myriad political and public policy issues. It reveals that conservatives are churning and the future looks challenging.
Governor McDonnell has a wide-ranging transportation package before the General Assembly. What’s good? What’s really bad? Jim Bacon walks us through the tall weeds to find out what’s going on with road construction, maintenance and funding in the commonwealth.
Dr. Bob Holsworth gives us his take on the ever-changing Republican presidential field and what we might expect from the candidates in the contests to come. Plus, whether the President’s contraceptive gambit may have been a long-term loser.
Sen. Mark Obenshain talks about the arguments used to try to defeat the property rights amendment in the Senate and why, and how, his colleagues decided to embrace a self-perpetuating gas tax hike.
On this day, we honor one specific man: George Washington. And we honor him not because he was a president, or even because he was our first president, but because he was the indispensable Founding Father whose leadership gave us our independence and whose principled humility secured our democracy. To put it bluntly, if there had been no George Washington, there would be no United States of America.