• Prohibited ItemsPolicy

    On the long list of prohibited items by TSA before boarding a flight they seemed to have left one off. My friend and former campaign manager, Steve Bierfeldt, was recently detained by TSA at St. Louis airport when returning from a Campaign for Liberty event. What was he carrying? Cold hard cash. Fortunately, in our […]

  • (Updated Fri. Morning) Republicans united against Obama budget + 20 DemocratsPolicy

    Update: The Senate has also passed the Republican budget on a party-line vote of 55-43 (which means two Democrats did vote against the measure). Details from WaPO. Bipartisanship does exist in DC, but it was not enough to carry the day for the GOP Alternative Budget…here’s reaction from our Virginia Congressman, beginning with the Minority […]

  • McAuliffe and Democrat Stoney should know alot about letting air out of tiresPolitics

    In 2004, Levar Stoney, Executive Director of the Democratic Party of Virginia, was responsible for a group of activists that were accused by police of slashing nearly 100 tires in the Milwaukee region. According to reports, Stoney failed to cooperate with the police investigation in order to protect the activists. Who was the chairman of […]

  • The straight-scoop on NY-20Politics

    While the media breathlessly report that the “models” are pointing to a Murphy victory, Rittinger at Virtucon brings us some ground-truth. I spoke to a source close to the Tedisco campaign last night who told me that this report was utter nonsense for two reasons. First, because absentee voters tend to be the most ideologically […]

  • Republican rebound needs a sixth sensePolitics

    I’m sure I’ll add legions of new members to my fan clubs with this, but its been painfully true for a while now, and now that Obama’s becoming as popular as an over-40 visit to the doctor’s office, I think it bears repeating. We’re getting our chance to right our ship now. Congressional seats up […]

  • New blog: “Liberty Movement HQ”Catch-All

    Adam Bitely of Net Right Nation has started his own blog: Liberty Movement HQ. Check it out.

  • “Fair tax” baby-stepsPolicy

    What might be over-looked in the budget discussion is this proposal from within the Ryan alternative GOP Budget: – Tax Reform. Our budget does not raise taxes, and makes permanent the 2001 and 2003 tax laws. In fact, we cut taxes and reform the tax system. Individuals can choose to pay their federal taxes under […]

  • VPOD 56: Rep. Bob Goodlatte discusses the budget with Virginia bloggersPodcasts

    In this episode of Virginia Politics On-Demand, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA06), gives sobering information about the true cost of the Democrats proposed budget and how little Republicans can do about it. What it boiled down to is that even “Blue Dog” Democrats are likely to go along with the president’s proposals, inflicting massive costs and […]

  • McAuliffe running to be McDonnell’s parrotPolitics

    During Bob McDonnell’s kickoff rallies throughout Virginia Saturday (without any stories written by our local newspapers, mind you), McDonnell launched an economic message for job creation and included this: “Virginia should be the top state in America for tourism and film production” (Faithfully reported by Bearing Drift) It took half a week, but Terry McAiliffe […]

  • Jeff Frederick’s Amended Case For ChairmanPolitics

    Yesterday questions emerged about whether or not GXS’s in-kind contribution to RPV violated FEC rules.  But a review of FEC filings shows no record for RPV receiving the in-kind contribution on their federal account in either their original or amended filing. Initially RPV failed to claim any in-kind filing in their state report covering 7/1-9/30/2008.  […]