Governor Bob McDonnell today announced a town hall tour around Virginia. Coming on the heels of a on his approval ratings, the Governor will continue his outreach to Virginians across the state. This should be pretty interesting considering unemployment is still extremely high in some parts of the state. Can’t wait to see what kind of stories and soundbites come from this tour.
It’s been nearly two months since the Gaza “freedom flotilla” captivated and divided the world. Now, for the first time, we have an idea of what the Turkish electorate thinks – and for the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP), the answer is not good. Amidst the discussion of Turkey becoming the newest jihadist haven […]
With unemployment numbers at an all-time high, there is a great need for job creation. However, Congress and the White House seems to be pre-occupied with passing anti-business legislation which continues to drive jobs out of the United States. Recently, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) has introduced legislation in Congress to bring jobs back to the […]
Oil and Natural Gas advocates, the American Petroleum Institute, take issue with the increased taxes on refiners and the industry writ large as found in the most recent Senate Energy Bill.
A good piece appears in Politico today about Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), political slayer of former Senate Leader Tom Daschle, and who will be at a Republican Party of Virginia event Wednesday. The article postulates that Thune is establishing his street-cred for a potential run for president. Thune would be in a strong position if […]
Virginia Beach Will Sessoms has had a good fundraising year, outraising every candidate on the November City Council ballot. The odd thing is he isn’t even on it. His supposed re-election effort isn’t until 2012, where rumors are former Mayor Meyera Oberndorff is mulling a rematch. Sessoms isn’t doing much to dampen the speculation, raising […]
At least he didn’t say “Macaca.” All throughout the 2006 campaign, I argued that the Democrats didn’t know what they were getting in James Webb. True, on many of the favored issues, Webb toes the party line, but an op-ed in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal shows once again that Webb is not just another rubber […]