• Wittman statement on Afghanistan decisionPolicy

    “I’m pleased that the President has come to a decision on the future strategy of our forces in Afghanistan and I fully support the deployment of additional troops and resources to aid in the fight against extremists. However, I am concerned with the mention of any sort of hard and fast time table. This simply […]

  • Scenes from the 37th Firehouse PrimaryPolitics

    I have finally made it to Centreville High School after being stuck in an hour long traffic jam on Union Mill Road. The line to vote in the Firehouse Primary is wrapped along the outside entrance of the school and it is all the way out to Union Mill Road. There are some in line […]

  • Coddling criminals and silencing victimsPolicy

    Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney Harvey Bryant has something to be mad about. At issue was a person accused of indecent liberties, a felony, who pled guilty. At the sentencing, the Judge allowed the accused to change the guilty plea without even hearing from the victim. From Bryant’s press release: At what was scheduled to be […]

  • Come in the pool! The McWaters fine!Politics

    After Creigh Deeds tried to convince us to put everything on the table, Jeff McWaters, President Obama and Congressional Democrats want us all to get in the pool!

    C’mon everyone! Get forced by law into the health care pool and get “managed!”

  • Firehouse Primary Tonight!Politics

    Tonight, voters in the 37th State Senate District will have the opportunity to select the Republican nominee in the special election to fill State Senator Ken Cuccinelli’s seat. There will be a firehouse primary at Centreville High School from 6-10 p.m. There are three candidates vying for the nomination: Steve Hunt, Marianne Horinko, and Will […]

  • Obama’s response to polls: Duck!Catch-All

    After falling poll numbers and crushing rebukes in Virginia and New Jersey in November, President Obama, the One, the gifted, the solver of all problems, the most electrifying man in sports entertainment…..oh, that was the Rock. Sorry. Obama has shifted his treatment of the press (see, it’s the press’ fault Obama isn’t loved anymore). “President […]

  • Palm Sunday reading at the beginning of Advent?Catch-All

    So, from time to time, I do like to inject a little religion into our conversation here at BD, so, today’s the day. I was completely stoked yesterday that the reading for the first Sunday in Advent at my Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod parish came from Luke 19. Yes. Not Luke 1. Not even Luke 2. […]

  • Mizusawa set to enter 2nd District battlePolitics

    Bert Mizusawa, a former professional staff member of Congress (Senate Armed Services Committee), Senior Executive at the Pentagon (oversaw the U.S. Army’s interagency and international affairs operations), Airborne Ranger (served in the Korean DMZ) and Reserve Brigadier General (led operations in Iraq and Afghanistan), is now prepared to enter another campaign: this for the 2nd […]

  • Mathieson selectively shines lightCatch-All

    Gag alert. Former Delegate and chronic negative campaigner Bobby Mathieson continues his combover campaign in filing a recount to save his government job service. But one thing on his “press release” was a laugher! He’s doing this recount “provide citizens the opportunity to shine a bright light on the electoral process” and “he will always […]