Hundreds of people came out today in the rain and cold to Virginia Beach’s Town Center to peacefully protest the federal government’s out of control spending and budget deficits. A parade of speakers and music entertained the crowd, which was awash with red, white and blue hats, shirts and flags. Homemade signs proudly waved as […]
Pretty big news coming from the Brownlee camp today:
The day has finally arrived for America to show its representatives how it feels about taxes! Tea Parties are taking place all across America and Virginia. Check out the official site and find out where you can participate here in Virginia. In Hampton Roads, the tea party goes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Be […]
In this episode of “Weekend Virginia” with Fred Echols, Waldo Jaquith and I provide our thoughts on federal stimulus money being provided for unemployment insurance and also what the future might hold for the “Triggerman” rule. We also give our two-cents on what this means for the upcoming election. It’s the smartest 7 minutes you’ll […]
A quick thumbs up here to the Obama administration for loosening some restrictions on American/Cuban interaction. Especially with Fidel Castro having handed over the reigns of power to his brother, Raul, the time is right for a more engagement oriented Cuba policy. Obama is taking only moderate first steps now. He hasn’t lifted the embargo […]
but, apparently, DHS thinks I could have the makings of some sort of domestic terrorist… Toward the end of last month, we blogged about a Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) report that named certain common conservative beliefs and support for third party right-of-center candidates as “warning signs” of paramilitary activity. The MIAC report was withdrawn […]
Despite being a full-time candidate and having multiple fundraisers, Jody Wagner only managed to raise $375K this quarter ($400K in the bank). That’s just $73K more raised than Bolling, who did not host any fundraisers, only was allowed to accept donations for the month of March, and has more than $1.3 million in the bank. […]
A video that featured two women kissing has been taken down from VAGOPTV – The RPV’s YouTube channel. According to Gerry Scimeca, the party’s communication director, the video appears to have been a “prank.” He also said the RPV is taking steps to ensure the site isn’t compromised again.