After being introduced by 5th District Chairman, Bill Stanley, Congressman-elect Robert Hurt spoke to the audience at the Republican Party of Virginia Advance Luncheon. Hurt thanked everyone for their support. Hurt began his speech saying that his fellow Freshmen in Congress also are thankful…that he picked 85 out of 85 in the office lottery yesterday. […]
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling was one of the featured keynote speakers during the Republican Party of Virginia Advance luncheon. In a speech that focused on the victories and the challenges ahead, Bolling gave an overall motivational talk about the direction of our party. Bolling discussed the improvements in the Commonwealth when it comes down to […]
So, the fact that Bristol Palin is not the most talented dancer on Dancing With the Stars (not that I would know because I don’t watch the show), but now her continued success is a Tea Party conspiracy? Google “Bristol Palin” and “Dancing with the Stars” and you’ll get these headlines. Brandy edged out by […]
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has given his endorsement to Franklin County Attorney Bill Stanley in the race to fill the Virginia Senate seat being vacated by Congressman-Elect Robert Hurt. WSLS reports that the Attorney General stated the following in an e-mail, “Virginia needs to elect more candidates to office who truly hold their conservative beliefs […]
Governor Bob McDonnell has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, McDonnell will serve alongside Texas Governor Rick Perry, the new RGA Chairman. This bodes well for conservatism at the state level.
Attorney, periodic Bearing Drift contributor, and all around awesome guy, Greg Habeeb, has just received the GOP nomination in the 8th House of Delegates district to fill the seat vacated by Congressman-elect Morgan Griffith. The special election will be held Jan. 21 11.
More back and forth over the convention vs. primary debate between former 1st District GOP Chair Russ Moulton and RPV Vice-Chairman Mike Thomas. This one (and probably the final salvo) from Moulton: Dear Mike, Back in mid-October, you called to ask me to chair a SCC Working Group on Party Canvasses. I was honored that […]
It’s a classic question: How much personal liberty ought to be sacrificed in the interest of collective security? Jim Moran answered that question yesterday with his own characteristic elegance and tact: “I could care less whether somebody feels me up or somebody sees what I look like without my clothes. You know, so what? I […]
To understand the results of elections today, one has to understand the three major parts that make up the electorate and the forces that motivate those parts.
How many times have you heard that today’s Republican Party is a far cry from the Party of Lincoln? Or Theodore Roosevelt? Or Dwight Eisenhower? Or even Ronald Reagan? If you’re like me, you probably hear it all the time.