• 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 […]

  • Predictions open-thread 2010Catch-All

    What happens with the congressional elections? Does Nye win – but for the Republican Party? Is Hurt the new congressman from the 5th? Did Fimian or Herrity pull off the upset? Is Scott Robinson or Krystal Ball the nominee for Democrats in the 1st? What about nationally? Does the GOP take back the House? The […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Rigell Announcing Two National EndorsementsPolitics

    Bearing Drift has learned that Scott Rigell will be announcing the endorsements of two national conservative figures tomorrow, Mike Farris, founder and Chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Fund, and Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ). While Farris’ endorsement has an ill-kept secret in political circles, in […]

  • Nickel BagCatch-AllPolicy

    Walking out of the Harris Teeter at Jenkins Row in SouthEast DC, I didn’t notice I was charged 5 cents for every plastic bag I walked out with until I saw the notice on the door. The Anacostia River Clean Up and Protection Act of 2009 signed by Mayor Fenty last July took effect on […]

  • Virginian-Pilot: Kaine “stumbling parade of failures”Policy

    I’ve disagreed with editorial writers before, but all partisan bickering aside, ya gotta admit when they call it right, and boy do they call it right with regards to Gov. Tim Kaine. And they remind me why I think a two-term Governor would help. “He was too combative with Republicans and too accommodating with recalcitrant […]

  • McDonnell interviewed in WSJPolicy

    Brendan Miniter, an assistant features editor at the Wall Street Journal, sits down with Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell in this profile piece: “Back to GOP Basics“. “I ran on Virginia issues,” Mr. McDonnell says, “which were jobs and the economy.” These were, he says, “far and away” the top issues. Virginia’s unemployment rate, 6.6%, is lower […]

  • Loyola makes a new year’s resolutionPolitics

    Ben Loyola, candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd District, has decided to turn a new leaf and bring on a new team to run his campaign this 2010. Loyola, who perceives himself as the more conservative alternative to Scott Rigell, recently made a major change to his campaign staff, including bringing in a new campaign […]

  • Happy New Year!!Catch-All

    Happy New Year to all of you and thank you for a wonderful 2009! We’re looking forward to a very exciting 2010 – a new administration, a fresh General Assembly session, congressional primaries, a general election, and everything in between! Trust that BD will be there for you offering a conservative perspective and the best […]