Tim Murtaugh, communications director for the Republican Party of Virginia, is one creative and funny, dude. He continues on the “me too” campaign strategy of Sen. Creigh Deeds in this most recent effort: Will Murtaugh be nominated for a Pollie or a Clio this year?
Criticisms aplenty are mounting for the new job of Del. Paula Miller. “And her daughter is now old enough to drive herself to her Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach, Miller said.” Pilot Nevermind a hiring freeze that the rest of Norfolk is operating under, nevermind that the “job opening” wasn’t advertised and […]
I’m glad Sen. Creigh Deeds, Virginia Democratic candidate for governor, agrees so much with his Republican opponent, Bob McDonnell. After all, McDonnell’s ideas are terrific. What’s the latest? A gubernatorial pay-cut. Wednesday, McDonnell said he would cut his salary as governor. Today, Deeds said he would do the same. If Deeds agrees with McDonnell so […]
In the past few days, both Gubernatorial campaigns have released new ads touting their candidacies. The differences in the two could not be more telling about the direction their campaigns are going. Bob McDonnell uses his airtime to talk about his specific, forward-looking plans for the economy, jobs, and energy, three issues Virginians are thinking […]
Those quaint non-partisan folks who never say a mean word about anyone: Move On, whom I wish actually would, who was calling Presidents “Hitler” long before Town Meetings were so popular, has teamed with the Sierra Club, who is so “non-partisan” they are still streaming Barack Obama campaign ads on their website, the League of […]
McDonnell’s latest commercial advocates for his “all of the above” approach to energy, which he thinks will bring new jobs to Virginia: The Democrats called the ad “more of the same”. “[McDonnell] promises energy jobs NOW, but he’s already dismissed alternative energy and hasn’t shown how he can expand traditional oil drilling anytime during the […]
Leslie Carbone’s book, “Slaying Leviathan: the Moral Case for Tax Reform” has just been released. Get your copy today! The late Jack Kemp called it “a devastating indictment of the absurdity that has masqueraded as tax policy for the last century.” “With government foolishly trying to plunder America’s way back to prosperity, I’m hopeful that […]
The Virginia Education Association turned some heads today by endorsing Jason Call, Republican for Delegate against Norfolk’s Delegate Algie Howell. The 90th also includes parts of Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Call was justifiably proud of the endorsement, adding “We need to reengage our youth in the American Dream to combat drugs, gangs, and teen pregnancy. […]