It’s that time again. Perhaps the most important result of the 2009 Virginia general elections has finally arrived: redistricting. Following the 2009 campaign, Republicans have control of the governor’s mansion and House of Delegates, while Democrats have a very small advantage in the State Senate. The results of that election should give the GOP a […]
[Updated 8/26/10] Lowell at Blue Virginia has smacked Nye across the face for this ad as well…when your first ad pisses off your base, your chances at re-election at next to nothing. Nye is doomed if he can only get the independent vote. Glenn Nye’s first salvo in what is sure to be on the […]
The 2011 Virginia General Assembly commences on January 12, 2011, and there is already a bill being proposed to protect taxpayers by eliminating provisions that increases or revives any tax, fee, or fine. HJ 496 was proposed by Delegate Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) on July 19, and it would allow voters to decide on adding to […]
How does that joke go? “Jews don’t recognize the Messiah. Protestants don’t recognize the Pope. And Baptists don’t recognize each other in the liquor store.” Of all the arguments posed against Governor McDonnell’s plan to privatize the ABC stores, it seems that Jack Knapp and the Virginia Assembly of Independent Baptists think it’s all a […]
Scott Rigell takes aim at Glenn Nye’s support for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House and Barack Obama’s wasteful stimulus package.
Recently I was invited on the Afternoon Constitutional with Joe Thomas and Chris Schoenewald. We discussed the most recent Bearing Drift E-zine, the race in the 5th District, Joe McKelvey’s endorsement of Robert Hurt, the future of the Tea Party Movement, and the future of GOP politics in the Commonwealth.
Guest Post from Eric Brescia – 2009 GOP Candidate for 47th District House of Delegates When then-candidate Bob McDonnell announced that he was in favor of privatizing the state-run ABC liquor sales system, I was happy to see one of my own platform planks gaining traction. I wish I could claim that my long-shot campaign […]
Bearing Drift dropped the ball last night in regards to the debate in the 2nd District, apologies to our loyal readers. Vivian Paige however was there and recorded the debate in its entirety; if you missed it please check out her video feed! Thanks Vivian!