Several blogs around the commonwealth are asking this very question: Can Republican Joe Murray win in the 46th? It’s possible, but he will certainly need support to do so.
Didn’t take Glenn Nye long to ask for government spending. Of course, he’s asking for money for Virginia’s military bases… In a letter to Speaker Pelosi, Nye wrote: “Military construction is a key component of both our national security and our national economy. Every dollar spent on military infrastructure supports not one but two family […]
34 minutes. Senators had only 34 minutes to review last years $77B biennial budget under the leadership of Democrat Dick Saslaw. Now, with a state deficit of $3B, Democrats have only themselves to blame for a lack of transparency and oversight in the review of last year’s budget – where Republicans were stating that the […]
The absurdity continues. Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis has teamed up with Hustler publisher Larry Flynt to request Congress and Paulson for a mere $5 billion to bailout the adult entertainment industry due to the limp economy. “People are too depressed to be sexually active,” Flynt said in a statement. “This is very unhealthy […]
If you have followed Bearing Drift over the years, you will note that I have expressed my dismay and displeasure at the practice of Virginia honoring Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. This year, instead of voicing displeasure, I am asking you to sign a petition to end the observance.
House Republican Whip Eric Cantor’s office has put together some thoughts about the proposed stimulus plan. Given the size of the stimulus being discussed, non-partisan budget experts are now predicting a deficit for 2009 of almost $1.3 trillion; triple the current year’s deficit. That would equal 9% of GDP, which is a 50% increase over […]
Several bloggers from across the commonwealth, including conservatives, participated this morning in a conference call with the new Democratic candidate for governor, Terry McAuliffe, as he continues his media and public appearance blitz across Virginia. McAuliffe made abundantly clear in this call that he is not running this campaign as a conventional candidate.