Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Prince William County Board of supervisors grabbed national headlines recently when he publicly dared the federal government to sue Virginia over its immigration statutes. He also has launched a new petition drive called the Rule of Law Campaign with the goal of spreading the tough crackdown on immigration that Prince William County enacted years ago, to the entire Commonwealth of Virginia.
You could say it’s a case of youthful indiscretion. Couldn’t you also say it’s a violation of campaign finance law? This email went out today from the Student Activities Council at Old Dominion University From: “Tugas, Fredelito Yvan M.” [email redacted] Date: Jul 9, 2010 10:24 AM Subject: [Student Activities Council] Need money this weekend? […]
Real quick, thanks J.R. for allowing me to start blogging at Bearing Drift! You may recognize me from my work over at Red NoVA. I’m glad to be on team. With that, let’s get to the story of the day- Today marks the date where its been over a month since primary day in Virginia. […]
Amidst the whirlwind over LeBron James and what has sadly become the usual nonsense in Washington, a lesson in the painful reality of socialism or communism (not to be confused with Europe’s social democracies – which have their own problems) has arisen in Venezuela (Washington Post): As in all major government takeovers of private companies […]
Bishop E.W. Jackson, president of Staying True to America’s National Destiny (STAND), was recently interviewed by Megyn Kelly of Fox News regarding the New Black Panther Party. Recently, a “whistle-blower” from the Department of Justice accused the administration of dropping the NBP’s voter intimidation case for racial reasons; Fox’s reporting of this subject was condemned […]
Recently, the Department of Justice has decided to take the State of Arizona to court over their new immigration law. This lawsuit is another way to take power away from the states and allow them to enforce the laws that the federal government ignores. Additionally, this lawsuit is a waste of taxpayer dollars. Even though, […]
Cause and effect. About a month ago, I read with great interest a fantastic little book called The Closing of the Muslim Mind, which goes into great detail about why the Islamic caliphates went from being the foremost intellectual center of the Middle Ages to scientific backwater. For instance, many people are not aware that […]
I’m beginning to think the The Virginian-Pilot editorial page is printed on a Xerox machine. Pick an issue: Transportation, education, health care, the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow (African or European). Doesn’t matter. The Pilot editorial board spews out the same solution. TAXES! Certainly someone can teach our Pilot parrots another word. Today’s editorial […]
The 2011 National Wine Bloggers Conference will be held next July in Charlottesville.
It is becoming hardened conventional wisdom that the Democrats are headed for a cataclysmic mid-term election. Jim Pethakoukis pretty well sums up the consensus in Reuters. More and more, the political cake looks fully and thoroughly baked. Oh sure, perhaps congressional Democrats can sidestep the coming Republican wave through clever campaign tactics. Perhaps they can […]