• Goodlatte: “The Road to Recovery”Policy

    Guest post by Rep. Bob Goodlatte This past week House Democrats presented their $3.6 trillion budget resolution – a budget which spends too much, taxes too much and borrows too much. The Democrat budget proposes a deficit of $1.2 trillion for 2010, with the national debt climbing to $17.1 trillion. It also includes one of […]

  • McAuliffe criticizes African-American SenatorPolitics

    Democrat hopeful Terry McAulliffe aimed his fire at legislators, pushing a full ban on gifts to members of the General Assembly. “The amount of wining and dining, I think we should put an end to it,” McAuliffe said. (Daily Press) Of course, the long-reigning champion of getting gifts and goodies is Democrat Senator Yvonne Miller. […]

  • Cuccinelli picks up endorsement from WittmanPolitics

    State Sen. Ken Cuccinelli has received the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA01). “I am proud to endorse State Senator Ken Cuccinelli for Attorney General. I have known Ken for years, and he is a solid, principled conservative that will be a tremendous asset for the entire GOP ticket,”.said Wittman. “Virginia voters will be […]

  • A Devalued GovernmentPolicy

    I have been extremely busy lately but came across this and just had to share it. Enjoy! Now why can’t our legislators talk like this?

  • I’m NOT a Conspiracy TheoristPolicy

    Really, I’m not. But the Obama administration is powerfully tempting me to believe in a far-reaching statist authority that is out to get me. FoxNews reports on domestic terrorism “warning signs” identified by a government “collective”: If you’re an anti-abortion activist, or if you display political paraphernalia supporting a third-party candidate or a certain Republican […]

  • GOP: Road to Recovery?Policy

    The GOP has released its answer to President Obama’s budget. The Republican Road to Recovery outlines GOP solutions on Healthcare, Entitlements, Spending and Debt. Is this too little, too late? a welcome alternative? a vague publicity pitch? We are serious bloggers and engaged commenters here at BD. Let’s take it apart and see what the […]

  • Virginia Beach Mayor Sessoms endorses FosterPolitics

    Mayor Will Sessoms, a Republican who defeated a two-decade-plus Democratic incumbent in Virginia Beach this past November while Barack Obama, Mark Warner and Glenn Nye were cruising to victory, just endorsed Dave Foster to be the GOP nominee for Virginia Attorney General. “As mayor of Virginia Beach, I know that Dave Foster will be the […]

  • McDonnell seeking a deal on Frederick?Politics

    Apparently there was a meeting in Albemarle (5th District) this week to discuss such a deal. Details are sketchy — and I still have to get some primary sources — but it looks like McDonnell feels like he was sold a bill of goods on Frederick’s “embezzlement”. In related news, it appears that one of […]

  • Is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder ignoring Rep. Wolf?Policy

    Earlier this month, Rep. Frank Wolf joined other members of the Virginia Congressional Delegation in co-sponsoring legislation against the Obama administration from moving detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Virginia prisons. Accompanying the proposed legislation, Wolf sent an official congressional query to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the nature of the transfer. According to Wolf’s […]