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  • Deeds staffer looking for satisfaction at the McDonnell campPolitics

    The Deeds’ campaign is incensed that one of their campaign staffers sought to pose as a citizen seeking information about McDonnell’s campaign activities. As reported by the Washington Post: “An overzealous campaign worker was trying to figure out where Bob McDonnell was today,” [Deeds' Campaign Manager Joe] Abbey said. “We have made it clear to […]

  • Of Deeds and DesperationCatch-All

    Recently, the Deeds campaign and the Democratic attack machine have tried to drive a wedge between Bob McDonnell and the people of Virginia. They must do this because they lack any real solutions of their own. The stories of these desperate actions on the part of the Democrats would be funny if they were not […]

  • VPOD 73: Creigh “Cooter” Deeds, the Kennedy Legacy, and the World SeriesMultimediaPodcasts

    On the heels of the Richmond Times-Dispatch editorial decrying one of the worst run campaigns in a decade, Bearing Drift take a critical look at the Creigh Deeds/Ben Jones comparisons and finds a common thread. Also on the podcast: A tough look at Senator Ted Kennedy’s legacy, the Catholic experience in America, local reaction to […]

  • Attack McDonnell about “covenant Marriage”???Politics

    Better attack Tim Kaine, too. “Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine announced yesterday a package of family-friendly proposals that include creating a voluntary “covenant marriage” option in Virginia–an issue usually championed by conservatives.” Kaine said the bill would “let couples express their lifetime commitment in a deeper way. “Marriage is sort of the bedrock of society,” he […]

  • McDonnell’s college paper has problemsPolitics

    The most significant problem of the Democrats and the Washington Post (and my local Virginian-Pilot who simultaneously ran the Post’s drivel on the front page) is they didn’t attack McDonnell for his research skills. I don’t believe McDonnell, when referencing feminism in a paper he wrote for school, ever researched or quoted current Senator Jim […]

  • Denial of ServicePolicy

    Behind closed doors, Senators Rockefeller (D-WV) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) have been drafting a cyber-security bill which would allow the President to seize control of private sector networks during an emergency. If a company is deemed critical, the government can restrict who the company can hire, force the company to disclose information and have control […]

  • Go To Jail, Collect $250Policy

    Just ask the roughly 3,900 inmates who received a grand total of $975,000 of stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) bill signed in February. Of the 3,900 prisoners, 2,200 of them are actually eligible for the money and the Social Security Administration is going to do nothing about it. The remaining […]

  • RPV Video: Deeds the CopycatPolitics

    Tim Murtaugh, communications director for the Republican Party of Virginia, is one creative and funny, dude. He continues on the “me too” campaign strategy of Sen. Creigh Deeds in this most recent effort: Will Murtaugh be nominated for a Pollie or a Clio this year?

  • Del. Paula Miller “political back scratching”Politics

    Criticisms aplenty are mounting for the new job of Del. Paula Miller. “And her daughter is now old enough to drive herself to her Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach, Miller said.” Pilot Nevermind a hiring freeze that the rest of Norfolk is operating under, nevermind that the “job opening” wasn’t advertised and […]

  • Deeds follows McDonnell’s lead again, this time on pay-cutPolitics

    I’m glad Sen. Creigh Deeds, Virginia Democratic candidate for governor, agrees so much with his Republican opponent, Bob McDonnell. After all, McDonnell’s ideas are terrific. What’s the latest? A gubernatorial pay-cut. Wednesday, McDonnell said he would cut his salary as governor. Today, Deeds said he would do the same. If Deeds agrees with McDonnell so […]

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