During the mid-20th century many American cities and towns were suffering under the injustice of discrimination. In many cases government authorities were forcing businesses to segregate their facilities and services. Many public facilities across the country were segregated. It was in the midst of all of this that Dr. Martin Luther King, stood up in […]
What a problem to have in your first few months. Media around the Commonwealth have been covering the outage of state computer servers for well over a week. Among those state agencies affected the worst were DMV, who had trouble issuing license renewals, and the Department of Social Services, where briefly there was concern that […]
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2009 union membership in the United States comprised of 12.3% of the workforce, hitting an all-time low. Membership has been on a steady decline since it peaked in 1973 at almost 21 million Americans, or 24.1% of the workforce.
1st Congressional District GOP Chair Tom Foley is seeking the House of Representatives to do an ethics investigation of Democratic candidate Krystal Ball over campaign finance reports.
The cost of the Iraq War has not caused out of control deficit spending and skyrocketing national debt. Liberal Democrats have managed that all by themselves.
We’re nearing one of the two crucial stretches in campaigning. Labor Day weekend is one of the times when people traditionally settle on preferences for the November ballot. You’ll see it in poll after poll after poll. (The second is the final two weeks when “undecideds” decide, and even those are usually people who pretty […]
Republican candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd District, Scott Rigell, pledged an oath to the Hampton Roads Tea Party last week, fulfilling an earlier promise made to Bearing Drift.
Last week, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli issued an opinion on whether or not the Commonwealth can regulate the operations of abortion clinics. This opinion came at the request of Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas) and Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Botetourt). Cuccinelli ruled after thoroughly reviewing the existing law and other court decisions that the Commonwealth could regulate […]