The Presidential Coalition, an affiliate of Citizens United, the conservative non-profit best-known for its recent victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, is hoping to impact some of Virginia’s most critical General Assembly races this fall.
Several Virginians offered up their thoughts to President Barack Obama’s national address last night on Afghanistan, and I’m glad they did as I missed the speech entirely watching the NHL Awards and spending time with my family. Here’s a sampling: “Like many Americans, I anxiously await the day when we can safely welcome our men […]
I have written that the difference between conservatives and leftists is that conservatives try to win the argument at all costs, while leftists try to win power and impose their agenda at all costs. In fact, we conservatives can be downright suicidal in our approach to elections. Consider, for example, last year’s election for U.S. […]
George Allen’s voting record is bad….but under no circumstances can he admit that or change his position!
Yesterday, Jim Bacon at Bacon’s Rebellion had a post about the Virginia’s education system ranking towards the bottom in overall standings (which include learning achievement, efficiency, and standards). This came from a report that The Heartland Institute released in October 2010. The report showed Virginia ranking dead last with Arkansas in the overall rankings (43rd […]
In reading the summary of the Notice of Proposed Rule Making from the National Labor Relations Board, one is struck by the apparent irrelevancy of the union movement in the United States. They are trying to streamline the process in order to, in their words, “rebuild the middle class” by limiting delays in the essential […]
In his scheduled speech at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, Huntsman is to remind voters that President Reagan launched his general election campaign in 1980 from the same spot, “in an earlier time of trouble and worry.” -“Jon Huntsman to tie himself to Ronald Reagan in presidential kickoff,” Los Angeles Times, June 21, 2011 […]
John Amiral of Norfolk announced today that he will not seek the Republican nomination in the Sixth State Senate District citing that now is not the right time for him and his family to seek elected office. “My family and I will continue to be involved in the conservative cause and will stay active in […]
The incandescent light bulb is scheduled to be phased out in 2012 as decreed by the federal government. However, Texas Governor Rick Perry is saying not so fast. Due to environmental concerns, all incandescent light bulbs on the store shelves are eventually to be phased out and replaced with fluorescent bulbs by a set date. […]