Census reports show Richmond, VA as having the highest rental vacancy rate in the nation: The Census Bureau reported this month that the Richmond area had a rental vacancy rate of 23.7 percent. That puts Richmond in the unenviable position of being the worst rental market out of the nation’s 75 largest metropolitan areas. In […]
Leslie Carbone, fellow blogger from the Jeffersoniad, has completed her book “Slaying Leviathan: The Moral Case for Tax Reform.” From the synopsis: “From punishing prosperity with progressive tax rates to borrowing billions to bail out banks, U.S. fiscal policy over the course of the last century has undermined both natural justice and economic well-being. In […]
With the smoking ban coming our way, what is the government going to restrict next? Just over 3 years ago a popular establishment in Arlington, Dr. Dremo’s, created a beer pong rec room for their patrons. Apparently hosting drinking games was too much for VA ABC so it was stopped. Dr. Dremo’s has since been […]
Beware, Rep. Eric Cantor. In the past week, both the New York Times and Time Magazine have spoken glowingly of the new minority whip and Virginia congressman’s ability to unify the Republican Party and motivate conservatives to stand up for principle in the face of unchecked liberalism.
Former Gov. Jim Gilmore writes an op-ed regarding what he would encourage Sens. Webb and Warner to do regarding the current financial uncertainty facing the nation: “No one really knows whether this massive new government spending will save the economy or merely increase the size and reach of the national government. “We do know that […]
In Iran November 2004, Ameneh Bahrami’s life changed forever when her aggressive marriage suitor Majid Mohavedi blinded her with sulphuric acid to the face as revenge for her refusal to marry him. Mohavedi confessed 2 weeks later expecting to pay “blood money” for his crime but instead Bahrami remained defiant of him. She has requested […]
Special elections, especially lately, have been unpredictable. Norfolk’s race for Commonwealth’s Attorney on March 10th has all the makings of another nail-biter. Competing for the vacated seat of new circuit court judge Jack Doyle (an appointment of Sen. Yvonne Miller) are Republican and attorney John Coggeshall and Democrat and Chief Deputy CA under Doyle, Greg […]