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 […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
In the past few days, both Gubernatorial campaigns have released new ads touting their candidacies. The differences in the two could not be more telling about the direction their campaigns are going. Bob McDonnell uses his airtime to talk about his specific, forward-looking plans for the economy, jobs, and energy, three issues Virginians are thinking […]
Those quaint non-partisan folks who never say a mean word about anyone: Move On, whom I wish actually would, who was calling Presidents “Hitler” long before Town Meetings were so popular, has teamed with the Sierra Club, who is so “non-partisan” they are still streaming Barack Obama campaign ads on their website, the League of […]
McDonnell’s latest commercial advocates for his “all of the above” approach to energy, which he thinks will bring new jobs to Virginia: The Democrats called the ad “more of the same”. “[McDonnell] promises energy jobs NOW, but he’s already dismissed alternative energy and hasn’t shown how he can expand traditional oil drilling anytime during the […]