• Democrats: Let’s get physicalPolitics

    Well, last week they wanted to rip down some poor guys sign when he was exercising his right to peacefully assemble at a public location. This week, they try to force themselves between blogger Greg L. of BVBL and the candidate, as the candidate was trying to clarify a moment from the debate. When the […]

  • The governor goes to LA again for DNC; we’re still 51st in transportation fundingPolicy

    CNN is reporting that DNC Chairman Tim Kaine, who was once elected governor of Virginia, is off to Hollywood to rub elbows with the Hollywood elite, including Terry McAuliffe’s buddy, Will.I.Am, to select that perfect commercial that will convince all of America that a government takeover of health care is the right thing to do. […]

  • Democrats, Taxes and the Virginian-PilotPolitics

    Get ready for the confusion. Democrats who have supported tax increases are spending October telling voters they haven’t. Of course, they wink to editorial boards a different tale to get endorsements and then wink to voters that they have opposed everything they told newspaper writers that they (ready for this focus-group tested line?) are keeping […]

  • Steve Shannon Botches Debate Again: How AG Office Works, Smacks Deeds Economy PlanPolitics

    The Attorney General nominees had a forum/debate this evening, and while the streaming feed was spotty, as was coverage immediately after, even the Washington Post agreed that the highlight of the evening was Steve Shannon demonstrating his ineptitude and proving once again he wasn’t capable: The best moment was probably when Cuccinelli asked Shannon to […]

  • A “new” voice for Virginia?Politics

    Krystal Ball would like to be the Democratic nominee for Congress in the first congressional district. She’s young, energetic, a mom, but with precious little experience in anything related to government (of course, this could be a plus). She also says that she would be a “fresh voice for Virginia”. So, where is she going […]

  • Deeds dancing around cap-and-tradePolitics

    Yet further evidence Obama is not coming to Virginia anytime soon for Deeds. From last night’s forum recap from CNN: Deeds said his campaign is now “re-framing” the race to keep a focus on Virginia issues. He told the moderators that he disagrees with Obama on “some issues” but only named one: the cap-and-trade legislation […]

  • Perriello, Wolf and Nye looking towards 72-hour notificationPolicy

    U.S. Representatives Glenn Nye, Tom Perriello, and Frank Wolf of Virginia all would like Speaker Nancy Pelosi to give them and the American people a little more time to “read the bill”. But they are taking different approaches in support of H.Res.554, the only vehicle right now that would get them there. Wolf signed a […]

  • DisAbility Votes Puts Their Mouth Where Their Money IsPolitics

    DisAbility Votes is a non-partisan PAC that advocates as a voice for the disabled in Virginia politics.  A much needed voice if this statistic from their website is true: Virginia ranks 47th nationally in services to people with disabilities.  This is an appalling lack of respect for almost 24% of Virginia’s citizens. Yesterday they released […]

  • Climate Change – Global Warming – It’ll rain tomorrowCatch-All

    Hello. Mr. Hurricane. Where are you? They promised you’d be visiting with a vengeance. We had to pass Cap and Tax, or Mother Nature would get mad at us and turn the planet into a Roland Emmerich movie. “We over-predicted what has occurred” – National Weather Service meteorologist Chris Wamsley The best scientists, the best […]

  • Jody Wagner Continues to be DelusionalPolitics

    After years of financial mismanagement during her term of Secretary of Finance, Jody Wagner became the sacrificial lamb, chosen by the Democrats to face popular Lt Governor Bill Bolling in his race for reelection. Marred during her tenure for her wildly inaccurate financial predictions, Wagner stepped down as Secretary of Finance, leaving behind a legacy […]