House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith has been touted as the best chance to unseat 9th District Representative Rick Boucher in some time. Boucher has been entrenched in his seat since he ousted long-term Congressman Bill Wampler in 1982. I grew up in that district and have long said, because of Boucher’s skill and attention to […]
Liberal blog “Think Progress” is pointing out that several area employers that attended a recent job fair sponsored by one of the economic stimulus’ biggest critics, Republican Whip Eric Cantor, have received millions of dollars in stimulus money. Obviously, the folks at Think Progress are trying to paint Cantor as a hypocrite. The question is […]
Kemper Consulting has as its clients government entities from HRT to local governments, who can’t legally donate to campaigns. Kemper also has private sector clients who have donated in their own name frequently and don’t need a lobbyist to do it for them.
So, where does Kemper’s donation money come from?
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr., August 28, 1963 Forty-seven years ago next month, Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered those inspiring words […]
The greatest obstacle to a Republican recovery is the domestic performance of the Bush II Administration – particularly regarding government spending. That said, there is a myth that has grown regarding Bush’s policies and how each one affected the federal government’s fiscal standing – a myth Brian Riedl partially debunks in the Wall Street Journal. […]
Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Virginia) has been attempting to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder responsible for more than a year over the voter intimidation case involving the “New Black Panther Party.”
The Tea Party feel good story of last January was Republican Scott Brown’s amazing win to fill the seat vacated by the passing of liberal icon Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy. So since it’s an election year, Brown has been in high demand on the speaking circuit. The Richmond Times Dispatch tells us that Brown will […]
Volunteer to conserve water now, before you’re told you have to. It’s a matter of common sense actually. And in reality, it’s the conservative thing to do because it’s the wise use of our natural resources. With record breaking temperatures in June spilling over into July with little rainfall, the water supply becomes a concern. […]
Amtrak is opening a rail route from Richmond to DC at Virginia taxpayer expense to see whether or not travelers will take the train.