• 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?

  • Deeds Slams McDonnell on AbortionPolitics

    As predicted on Bearing Drift, Deeds for Governor has gone on the attack, says this morning’s Washington Post. Let’s just cut to the chase — why is Deeds doing this?  A skeptical WaPo gets straight to the heart of the matter: Deeds’s appeal is directed at moderate suburbanites in Northern Virginia and elsewhere who might be […]

  • McDonnell gives Republican radio addressPolitics

    Republican Bob McDonnell, candidate for Virginia governor, gave this week’s radio address for the GOP, as Jane mentioned earlier this week. McDonnell’s address focused on what else: jobs. Hi, I’m Bob McDonnell from Virginia. Times are tough in our state, and in yours. Yesterday’s jobs report is yet another reminder that families and small businesses […]

  • From Playboy subscriptions to shopping, Mayor directs employee and gets finedPolicy

    She handled his Playboy subscription. She shopped for him looking for everything from hair paste to leather to exercise videos. And she didn’t take it any longer. Portsmouth Mayor James Holley, who endorsed Brian Moran earlier this year, was fined by City Council for his actions based on the complaint of assistant Lorraine A. Stokes, […]

  • Obama endorses BollingPolitics

    D.J. McGuire reports on this breathtaking turn of events. [If I had a cheesy clip art graphic with sirens or toupees or Paul Revere on a galloping horse, I'd use it here.]