It’s not often we’ll highlight the words of a Democratic U.S. Senator, particularly one from the northeast, in a positive way, but I think last week’s farewell remarks from Sen. Chris Dodd bear a listen. Kudos to Senator Dodd for these remarks. Pay particular attention to when he speaks of a hyperpartisan 24-7 new media. […]
Councilman Bob Dyer liked Governor McDonnell’s Commission on Government Reform so much, he thinks Virginia Beach should form one, too.
Martial, the things for to attain The happy life be these, I find: The riches left, not got with pain; The fruitful ground, the quiet mind; The equal friend; no grudge nor strife; No charge of rule, nor governance; Without disease the healthy life; The household of continuance; The mean diet, no delicate fare; Wisdom […]
Del. Kirkland Cox (R-Colonial Heights) was elected Majority Leader and Del. Bill Janis (R-Henrico) as Majority Whip in a meeting of the Republican Caucus of the Virginia House of Delegates today.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Senate has just voted to reject a bill that would permanently extend the existing tax cuts for individuals making under $200,000 and couples making under $250,000 a year. The Democratic legislation came seven votes shy of the necessary 60 votes needed to bring it to the floor. Republicans […]
Creating jobs, extending the current tax rates, and a number of other major pieces of legislation are low priorities for the last gasp of the Democratic Congress. A bigger priority? Playing with the volume on your TV.
…because according to Helen Thomas, the Jews run the White House, Hollywood, Congress, and Wall Street: “I stand by it. I told the truth,” the 90-year-old Thomas told reporters shortly before a speech at a diversity conference Thursday. “I paid a price but it’s worth it to speak the truth.”During a speech that drew quick […]
The recent announcement from Obama to freeze govt salaries for 2 years worries me about the quality of govt services going forward. Many govt civilians trade off higher salaries in the private sector for the stability and benefits of the federal govt. But some civilians take the govt jobs, because they love public service in […]