From what I can tell of the jobs plan released by Bob McDonnell yesterday, it seems to be one which uses government to invite private enterprise and increased investment into Virginia, including incentives to create jobs in rural and distressed areas of the state. Creigh Deeds jobs plan: build roads and schools. Key difference – […]
Democrat candidate Jody Wagner is still having math trouble. In her latest campaign statements, she’s unsure whether she’s visiting six counties or seven. First she got the state revenue estimates so wrong, the state budget was thrown into a tailspin. Now she can’t seem to figure out if she’s reading a list of 6 counties […]
What goes up, must come down. Obama’s popularity in Virginia is now down below 50%, reflecting a trend that started in Ohio. A new Public Policy Polling survey looking at how likely voters for this fall’s election view Barack Obama finds his approval rating at just 48%, with 46% disapproving. Obama’s reviews are highly polarized […]
The NRCC is calling for a debate between admitted supporter of the cap and trade bill, Rep. Glenn Nye, and admitted opponent of the cap and trade bill, Rep. Glenn Nye. The event location? The Waffle House. Politico piles on. E-Mail #1 “You will be pleased to know H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and […]
The latest poll in the gubernatorial race has come out and it shows a 12-point swing towards Republican candidate Bob McDonnell since the Democratic primary a month ago. McDonnell, in the latest Public Policy Polling poll is found to lead Sen. Creigh Deeds, the Democrat, 49-43%, has a 3-point lead in favorability, and leads among […]
As the healthcare debate begins, all sorts of interesting schemes and ideas are going to come to light. The one most recently brought to my attention is to make it tougher for U.S.-based companies to compete overseas, which might cost the U.S. jobs here at home.
State Sen. Ken Stolle’s senate seat won’t be vacant until he wins election in November as Virginia Beach’s next sheriff, but already this coveted Senate seat is drawing some fierce competition between Jeff McWaters, a local businessman and Rosemary Wilson, Virginia Beach councilwoman.
First off, I love Michael Jackson’s music and think he was an incredible entertainer. Probably the first time since Princess Di’s death that I can actually understand the media hype around a celebrity. That being said, another Jackson (not in the 5) is calling on Congress to recognize Jackson as a “global humanitarian” through the […]
I’ve been busy getting caught up on things the last couple of days when I came across this rather enlightening post by D.J. McGuire. I hadn’t realized that Sen. Creigh Deeds, on June 24, 2008, managed to find 13 new taxes palatable enough to impose on the people of the commonwealth. Two of the bills […]