Governor McDonnell has written both President Obama and Defense Secretary Gates voicing his opposition to the closure of the United States Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. McDonnell wrote…”as a retired member of the United States military, I am struck by the fact that this closure is not a part of the recommendations contained in the […]
Scott Rigell’s team has announced today that the first (and possibly only?) debate featuring all three registered candidates in the 2nd District will be this Thursday at 7:00 PM at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach.
Sen. Hurt is safe while authorities investigate an unknown white substance mailed to Sen. Hurt’s Chatham campaign office.
This week cannot come to a close fast enough for Glenn Nye. First, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates gutted Nye’s re-election bid by moving to shut down JFCOM. Second, a pro-Israel group announced plans rightfully condemning Nye for signing an ill-advised letter going against Israel. And to top off his week? The Virginia AFL-CIO voted […]
After passing on Wednesday’s Senior Statesmen of Virginia forum on Wednesday, Robert Hurt’s campaign on Friday released a statement welcoming Tom Perriello’s offer of one-on-one debates between now and November’s election. Perriello’s office offered four one-on-one televised debates. Hurt’s statement (available below) did not specify how many he would attend. This statement appears to settle […]
The Economist wrote last month about media’s analogue holdouts and how they may be missing out on some awesome digital benefits: They have some good reasons. Online advertising is worth much less than television or print advertising. It is hard to persuade people to pay much (if anything) for digital content. Technology firms such as […]
African-American Democrat and Former Mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, attended the garish, insulting and downright offensive fundraiser held for corrupt, discredited and ethically-vapid Congressman Charlie Rangel. And when average citizens protested outside calling for Rangel’s registration, Dinkins flipped them his middle finger! Where is the press? Where is the outrage? If any Republican […]
Less than one week after defundit.org questioned Rep. Perriello’s promise not to vote for any healthcare reform bill that contained federal funding for abortion, a Catholic lay group is coming to the congressman’s defense.
Del. L. Scott Lingamfelter sent a letter to Governor Bob McDonnell today asking for him to direct the Board of Elections to send a reminder to registrars across the Commonwealth of Virginia to mail out absentee ballots in accordance to the new federal law. This law requires that absentee ballots are sent to military and […]