• Cold Fusion – Age of Aquarius EditionPolicy

    One of the fondest memories I have of growing up in suburban Detroit in the late 60s and early 70s was going over to my maternal grandmother’s house where I would listen to two albums and eat Nutter Butters. One album replayed the Pittsburgh Pirates’s Bill Mazeroski hitting a dramatic home run in the 1960 […]

  • Cantor, Bolling, Cuccinelli, Howell purged from local GOP committeesPoliticsVirginia

    The Commonwealth’s top cop has been kicked off his local Republican committee. Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia’s Attorney General, was purged from the membership after endorsing Republican-turned-Independent candidate Delegate Bill Janis who left the Party to run against the Republican nominee for Henrico commonwealth’s attorney. At that time, Cuccinelli was quoted by the Richmond Times-Dispatch: Cuccinelli said […]

  • Ward Armstrong, Occupy Wall Street and “No Fault” LiberalismPolitics

    Like the “Occupy Wall Street” protestors, Del. Ward Armstrong must blame “corporate greed” to avoid admitting that liberalism is actually to blame for the problems his constituents face.

  • On the air with Dick Black, Al Cardenas and Shaun KenneyPodcastsPoliticsVirginia

    On this podcast edition of “The Score” radio show… Scott Lee talks with Fluvanna county Board of Supervisors vice chairman (and BD contributor) Shaun Kenney about the Governor’s Task Force for Local Government Mandate Review, which has been tasked with identifying overly-burdensome state mandates on local governments and recommending appropriate changes. These recommendations could range […]

  • And in other Friday afternoon news dumps…Catch-All

    The Obama administration admits that the long-term care portion of its health insurance overhaul (otherwise known as Obamacare) won’t work and will be scrapped: Officials said Friday the long-term care program has critical design flaws that can’t be fixed to make it financially self-sustaining. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told Congress in a […]

  • We are now at war, sort of, in UgandaInternational

    Or at least with a particularly nasty Ugandan rebel leader: President Obama notified Congress today that he is sending about 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to help battle a rebel group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army. The troops arrived in Uganda this week and will ultimately be deployed to South Sudan, the Central […]

  • The President’s incredibly shrinking Virginia bus tourPoliticsVirginia

    The RTD’s Andrew Cain reports that President Obama’s bus tour through Virginia to tout his jobs bill (which died a quiet death in the Democrat-controlled Senate), finally has a few details attached to it. Needless to say, the President isn’t making as many stops in the commonwealth as initially reported. Mr. Obama will visit Emporia […]

  • Ward Armstrong’s entire campaign is a tissue of liesPoliticsVirginia

    When even PolitiFact decides the centerpiece of your campaign is little more than a tissue of lies, you know you’re in deep trouble. For Democrat Ward Armstrong, who is seeking to unseat Republican Del. Charles Poindexter in the redrawn 9th district, the big issue has been electricity rates, and how Mr. Armstrong is determined to […]

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    Herman Cain could winPolitics

    Lots of pundits and analysts are chiming in on whether Herman Cain’s recent rise is a flash in the pan or something sustainable. Cain is nicely positioned that if he can survive January, he will have every opportunity to take over the race. Looking at Cain’s polling, he’s tracking very similar to Mike Huckabee in […]

  • Why Iran’s plan to assassinate the Saudi Ambassador is about more than just IranInternationalPolicy

    The Tehran regime was caught trying to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States. The mullahcracyhad hoped to hire out a Mexican drug cartel (!) to set off a bomb at a restaurant, killing the Ambassador and a whole slew of Americans who would have been eating there, too. Lest anyone think this was […]