Ugh. It’s not even 2011 and that’s my sentiments about the 2012 Republican nomination battle. While most of the state is not paying attention to this intra-party nonsense, the posturing by the candidates and soon-to-be candidates has been awful. There’s no other word for it, simply awful from top to bottom. With the selection of […]
Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton) is calling it quits. A delegate since 2002, Gear is vice chairman of the General Laws Committee, but also serves as the chairman of the subcommittee on ABC and Gaming. Additional committee assignments include Transportation, Finance, and Education Gear, who has been embroiled in controversy regarding the judicial appointment of his […]
Politico says Representative-Elect Morgan Griffith will be one of the freshmen to watch once the 112th Congress is seated.
Today, twenty-six business associations across the Commonwealth came out in support of Governor Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding plan. These associations, some representing the construction industry and six Chambers of Commerce, released a joint press release praised McDonnell’s plan saying that it can add “much needed capacity to Virginia’s transportation network, put more people to work, […]
Talk about the dumbest damn thing I’ve read this morning — someone thinks this is even worthy of comment: But they must be friends if they’re hanging out over the holidays, right? On Monday, Taitz posted this photo of her and Cantor in an album titled “December 27, 2010.” Except the photo actually appears to […]
Brian Kirwin’s column from last week was just published in the online version of the Daily Press. In it, he takes on Senator Mark Warner’s calls for “tax reform”. Back when he was Gov. Warner, he proposed what he called tax reform to correct structural imbalances in the state budget. The major imbalance was that […]
Found at KA-CHING!: An exchange student explained that he had been shot while fighting communists in his native country. They wanted to install a communist government. In the midst of his story he asked “Do you know how to catch wild pigs?” He explained that this was not a joke. Put corn on the ground […]