• Virginian-Pilot is right!Catch-All

    The Virginian-Pilot editorial board calls for Portsmouth Mayor James Holley to resign. Now, lest my friends at the Pilot start worrying about their sanity, and although I think they’re right, I don’t 100% agree. A year ago, I called for Holley to resign for his racist comments about having a white hotel and building a […]

  • Deeds agrees with McDonnell again – this time on the spaceportPolitics

    In an interview with Human Events early in June, McDonnell committed to continuing support and development of the Wallops Island Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS): [Jed Babbin]: One of the things you mentioned in your speech was also a little bit out of the ordinary. You said you wanted to build an east coast spaceport in […]

  • Excellent!Politics

    Bill S. Preston, Esq.: [W]e told ourselves to listen to this guy. Ted “Theodore” Logan: What if we were lying? Bill S. Preston, Esq.: Why would we lie to ourselves? Shaun has the details.

  • Why did the Socialist Party in the U.S. fade away?Policy

    If you’ve read any history, you know that the Socialist Party in the U.S. was actually pretty robust in the early 20th Century, but it gradually fell out of favor. Why? Was it McCarthyism? Perhaps. Perhaps, though, it was because they realized they already had a platform…the liberalism of the Democratic Party. Norman Thomas, six-time […]

  • Crazy Joe on his way to Bedford?Catch-All

    Virginia Right has the details. While Crazy Joe was an ally, he certainly wasn’t our friend. Just ask Gen. George S. Patton: “Let’s keep our boots polished, bayonets sharpened, and present a picture of force and strength to these people, the Soviets. This is the only language they understand.” -and- “I would have you tell […]

  • Cash for Clunkers stimulates economy – of Japan!Policy

    “Barack Obama is the best president Japan ever had,” said Dick Morris today. “The DOT reports that the ten leading trade-ins are all American branded cars while six of the top ten new cars purchased – and four of the top five – are foreign.” These folks in Congress and the White House are economic […]

  • Deeds flipflop on ABCPolitics

    Creigh Deeds likes rearranging what’s on the table and off the table. Today, it’s privatizing state-run ABC stores. “The Deeds campaign said the Democrat is not necessarily opposed to privatizing ABC, saying it could be a piece of the puzzle to raise revenue. ‘It’s an option that should be on the table,’ Deeds campaign spokesman […]

  • Wagner on WRVA: Don’t blame mePolitics

    Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, Jody Wagner, appeared Friday morning on Jimmy Barrett’s show on WRVA to counter the argument that she was partially responsible for the rash of revenue shortfalls in the budget. Wagner said that it was unfair to accuse her of the shortfalls because of the recession and that many other people […]

  • VPOD 70: Shaun and Jim talk polls, negative attacks, dogs, and unruly mobsPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Shaun Kenney and I celebrate our 70th podcast by talking about the things that are most important this week in Virginia politics. In particular, we spoke about: The latest polls in the gubernatorial race, including the Daily Kos, PPP, and SurveyUSA polls Criegh Deeds “me too-ism“, which includes […]

  • Jody Wagner’s bio still on state websitePolitics

    Why is this still online? Jody Wagner pulled a Sarah Palin and quit her job a year ago, and taxpayers are still paying to publicize her bio?