• What Obama should sayPolicy

    If Obama, in his noontime speech to schoolchildren across America today, said this, he’d improve public education by leaps and bounds and may also just save his Presidency. He should click this and read (Link)

  • Permanent legislature in Richmond?Policy

    We podcasted about it. Jim (21:35) “We have a citizen legislature which requires our public servants to have second careers…and so, Phil Hamilton, with his background in education, one would only presume that he would be affiliated with higher education, like ODU.” Waldo continued the discussion on Weekend Virginia and spilled it over onto his […]

  • What will Webb and Warner do on cap-and-tax?Policy

    The Senate has had since June to think about the Waxman-Markey “National Energy Tax” bill and will soon have to vote on the measure as they reconvene this week. In Virginia, Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner have certainly heard from constituents who oppose the bill. On Thursday, activists gathered in Richmond and Virginians all […]

  • Deeds: Will not unilaterally disarmPolitics

    ““You’ve got to have a mutual disarmament. You can’t unilaterally disarm. . . I’m not going to apologize for the signs,” said Deeds today in Buena Vista. Well…thank you, Buck. We must certainly not have a Yard-Sign-Gap!

  • House Update: Amiral tied with Miller in 87th; Comstock, Hugo, Scalley, McConville, Hyland updatesPolitics

    Del. Paula Miller, who has spent nearly 1 million dollars over the past five years on her campaigns (see her profile and her committee’s profile on VPAP), finds herself in a statistical tie 34-34% with 32% undecided with her challenger, John Amiral. “As an incumbent who has spent such an enormous amount and still has […]

  • Shocker! People still want the 10th Amendment!Policy

    Whether it’s cap-and-tax, employee “free choice”, nationalizing healthcare, creating union ownership of GM, or conducting a money-grab of the banking industry, it is clear that our liberal Federal government is taking unprecedented steps at infringing upon the sovereignty of states and completely ignoring the 10th amendment. According to our Constitution…yea, that thing that’s frequently ignored…Amendment […]

  • Bwana: Silly DeedsPolitics

    Bwana not only takes on the hypocrisy of the Deeds camp, but also takes a swipe at NLS: Meanwhile at NLS Ben offers up an inflammatory post claiming Bob McDonnell is attacking women based on campaign ads posted by the McDonnell campaign. But when you click the ad images Ben posted you see they are […]

  • The New Nobility

    With the recent explosion of townhall momentum, a faultline in America has been revealed. Why are the protestors so angry? Why are they taking time out of their busy schedules to come out to a townhall and protest? This has never happened before. Meanwhile the Congressmen have come to these town halls prepared to talk, […]

  • Happy Union DayPolicy

    Let’s not fool ourselves in thinking that Labor Day was created as anything but a sop to Labor Unions from a Democrat President that had just broken a strike and needed to kiss some major union butt. Labor Day was created to celebrate “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations.” […]

  • VPOD 74: Dirty Deeds at the WaPo, McD by 12, Hamilton, Energy, and UVA’s Lack ThereofMultimediaPodcasts

    Jim Hoeft and Shaun Kenney go extra innings on the WaPo’s manufactured and now highly mocked effort to turn the thesis into a scandal, McDonnell’s awesome poll numbers, the impact of Delegate Hamilton on the statewide HOD races, some energy policy, and a bit of ODU football (because Virginia hasn’t had such a game at […]