• Suffolk Vice Mayor suggests pink slip for HRT chiefPolicy

    “Any manager who does not fully give his board the proper information sooner or later will get a pink slip.” Suffolk Vice Mayor Curtis Milteer. (Virginian Pilot) More and more elected officials are saying that leadership at HRT must change at the top. $80,000 was apparently stolen. When did the Board find out? After a […]

  • Northrop Grumman relocation is first McDonnell challengePolicy

    Governor Tim Kaine has said of Northrop Grumman relocating to the “Capitol Region”: “This is great news for the region. Northrop Grumman is Virginia’s largest private employer and we look forward to continuing our strong partnership with the company.” Congressman Rob Wittman has said that “the upper part of Virginia’s First Congressional District contains many […]

  • Opaque TransparencyCatch-AllPolicyPolitics

    It’s no laughing matter (despite Nancy Pelosi’s guffaws) that the public wants the health care bill debated publicly as C-SPAN has requested on behalf of Americans. Of course Mr. Obama promised unprecedented transparency in govt if elected to which Pelosi responds, “a lot of promises were made”. The audacity of Democrats to say a health […]

  • Exclusive: Speaker Howell open to any action that will cause Congress to listenPolicy

    Earlier today I had the opportunity to speak with Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates William Howell for about twenty minutes regarding his involvement in calling a potential Constitutional Convention. Howell said that he is very interested in the idea of a convention and has been actively talking about the idea with several national […]

  • Fire boss or no light rail, says Beach CouncilmanPolicy

    Glenn Davis, Virginia Beach City Councilman, launched a resolution that if anyone wants light rail in Virginia Beach, the boss of Hampton Roads Transit’s got to go (Virginian-Pilot has the story and the resolution). Norfolk’s light rail is already 47% over budget, and more and more Beach Council members are voicing displeasure. Davis’ resolution says […]

  • [Updated with interview] Bearing Drift Live! Rigell Campaign Kick-OffPolitics

    [Update 1/6/10] Interview with Scott Rigell:

    Bearing Drift is reporting live from the Scott Rigell campaign kick-off from the Westin in Virginia Beach! [Update 8:35 PM] That’s all from me for now, hope you enjoyed it, look forward to visiting Ben Loyola and Kenny Golden’s campaign kickoffs in the near future as well. [Update […]

  • Steele Surrenders Before the Battle BeginsPolitics

    And they wonder why I keep returning their fundraising appeals? In an interview with Sean Hannity, Michael Steele throws in the towel saying that no, Republicans can’t take the House back this year. HANNITY: Do you think you can take-over the House? Do you think Republicans… STEELE: not this year, and Sean, I’ll say… Well, […]

  • Is Speaker Howell the next James Madison?Policy

    In this era of ever expanding government, socialized health care, bailouts of the auto industry and banking, and energy giveaways to international competitors, a pretty reasoned argument can be made that the original intent of our Constitutional framers is no longer being met. When the Articles of Confederation no longer became a viable option for […]

  • Another congressman endorses in the 2nd: Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart for LoyolaPolitics

    Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) has endorsed Ben Loyola in his bid to win the GOP nomination in the 2nd District. Balart cited Loyola’s strong support of small businesses, belief in the strengths of free enterprise, and his admirable life story and background. “I am proud to support Ben Loyola for Congress. Ben knows the importance […]

  • Taylor recieves endorsement from Rep. Dan BurtonPolitics

    Rep. Dan Burton (R-Indiana), who recently called for DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano’s resignation, has endorsed Scott Taylor for Congress. “Taylor will fight for meaningful reform in Washington with as much passion as he did while serving his country as a Navy SEAL,” said Burton in a statement released by the Taylor campaign this afternoon. Burton […]