• Cuccinelli pens op-ed in GMU student paperCatch-AllPolicy

    To say that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has faced a backlash from gay rights advocates is perhaps the understatement of the year. Since he advised Commonwealth colleges and universities that they were overstepping state law by attempting to create a new employment class, he has been the target of attacks from both sides of the aisle.

  • Comment moderation policyCatch-All

    Bearing Drift is not my full time job. Nor is it for any of the other contributors. If you would like it to be, and I would love it if it were, I encourage you to donate. Until this blog does earn me a living wage, I cannot moderate comments or post on events continuously […]

  • Is health insurance reform Connolly’s Waterloo?PolicyPolitics

    With health insurance reform officially law, the conversation has shifted to how it will affect the political landscape for the midterm elections in November. Waffling to the last minute, freshman Representative Gerry Connolly (D-11) cast one of the deciding votes on Sunday. While he was quick to label this vote as a roadmap for success in his reelection bid, it is apparent that “change” is in the air once again.

  • Cuccinelli podcast, petition and video regarding lawsuitPodcasts

    Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has released a video, produced by Greg L’s Beehive Productions, that outlines Virginia’s position pretty well… Ken Cuccinelli on suing the federal government from Beehive Video on Vimeo. You can also listen to this excerpt from our most recent podcast in which Cuccinelli goes into greater detail, including talking about the […]

  • Congrats to Charles Young!Politics

    Charles Young, whom some of you have met through Blogs United, was recently elected as chairman of the Newport News Republican City Committee! Congrats to Young, I guess. Now he gets to worry about things like…Rep. Bobby Scott (3), Sen. Jim Miller (1), Sen. Mamie Locke (2), Del. Robin Abbott (93), and Del. Mamye BaCote […]

  • Tragedy of the ElitesPolicy

    I am noticing in many of my “debates” with supporters of the healthcare bill, when I ask how the bill will be paid for and whether it is unconstitutional, the response I most often get is, “well what about how the Repubicans ran up the debt when they were in power?” or “wasn’t the Patriot […]

  • So, when has Cuccinelli been wrong on the *law*?Policy

    The last three weeks have been amusing as liberals have attacked Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli over his legal justifications on “sexual orientation” as a protected class and defending Virginia’s sovereignty against federal overstretch in the regulation of commerce. So, this leads me to ask one question – under the law, where has Cuccinelli been wrong? […]

  • Rigell to pick up Sessoms endorsementPolitics

    Scott Rigell announced he will be appearing with Mayor Will Sessoms Thursday to clarify each gentlemen’s “position” on the 2nd District GOP nomination campaign. “For the first time, the Mayor will be making public his position on the congressional campaign for Virginia’s Second Congressional seat. Scott Rigell, the leading candidate for the Republican nomination in […]

  • Taylor and Loyola team up on “Contract”Politics

    Scott Taylor and Ben Loyola are joining forces, sort of. The two candidates for the 2nd District nomination issued a joint release which describes reforms that they will push for, regardless of who is elected between them. The “Contract on Congress” (what is this – “take the gun, leave the canolis”?) says: “No Taxpayer Propaganda […]