The Roanoke Times acted as if it just got a root canal – something that might be necessary, but is damn painful – when endorsing Greg Habeeb in the House of Delegates’ contest in the 8th District to replace Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA09). Despite their saying that Ginger Mumpower, Habeeb’s Democratic opponent, wouldn’t adequately answer […]
Could legislation involving school choice tax credits become a hot issue during the General Assembly session? Apparently so. Yesterday, John Taylor, President of Tertium Quids sent out an email regarding his disappointment on Del. Tag Greason’s (R-Loudoun) decision not to sponsor their school choice tax credit legislation. The Tertium Quids legislation was modeled after a […]
Governor Bob McDonnell has called Mar. 8 for the special election to fill the seat of retiring Del. Tom Gear (R-91)…just in time to come back for the veto session and any other TBD special sessions, but will totally miss the “short session.” Not to mention I think they’re doing this for the honor of […]
All of the discussion about John Hunstman possibly coming home to run for president misses the important point: why he’d be unhappy in his current job as Ambassador to China.
A rather significant debate for the chairman of the national conservative political party, known occasionally as the Republicans, was held today; so, you’d think the leadership in Virginia might have something to say about it, but they’re keeping their opinions closely-guarded. Politico reported today that Steele is toast. He doesn’t have the 88 votes necessary […]