• Another Republican running against NyePolitics

    This may be the first candidate to announce a Congressional run on Yahoo!Answers. Info is here. After 3 years of a spendthrift Democrat-controlled Congress, isn’t it time for real change in 2010? Under the Pelosi Congress, Federal spending has gotten out of control with a national debt now hovering above $12 trillion it is vital […]

  • Boucher to seek 15th-termPolitics

    There was some thought that Rep. Rick Boucher (D-9th) would not seek to reach three decades of public service in Congress, but apparently, he will campaign at least one more time. According to CQ Politics, Boucher, the 14-term incumbent, has let the Democratic Party know that he will seek re-election. Among other things, Boucher chairs […]

  • Tea Party activists brewing for a fight in the Fifth?Politics

    After this weekend’s decision by Fifth District Republicans to hold a primary, vice convention, social networking sites have been buzzing about what to do about it. But perhaps none have been as direct as “Campbell County Republicans”. On Facebook, the unofficial Campbell County Republicans page had this to say… “It has become abundantly clear that […]

  • Will Democrats accept anything?Policy

    Democratic Congressman Glenn Nye looks well on his way to capturing the Party’s nomination. The Republican Party, that is. Check this out from the Washington Post. Vote after vote after vote where Nye has ditched Democrats and voted with the Republican leadership. 32 cosponsors to H.R. 3463 to permanently repeal the Estate Tax. 30 Republicans […]

  • Tax Increases On The Horizon?Policy

    Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is preparing the budget proposal for this coming year, and so far, the indications point towards a bringing back the car tax and placing other tax increase ideas “on the table,” as a way to balance the budget. This could not come at a worst time, as we are in an […]

  • Senate passes omnibus spending bill – U.S. continues to go further into debtPolicy

    Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the omnibus spending bill of $1.1 trillion, loaded with earmarks and spending for government agencies, while this week the House will likely vote to raise the debt ceiling. The 1,088-page package contains over 5,000 earmarks, including provisions to transfer Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States, as well as provisions […]

  • Dick Morris warns against nominating centristsPolitics

    Now that fear of conventions has taken over the Virginia Republican Party establishment, (despite the fact that conventions have given us Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling, Ken Cuccinelli and both GOP Congressmen from Hampton Roads Randy Forbes and Rob Wittman), the 5th has decided on a primary, and the 2nd district is shaky on its decision […]

  • Breaking: It’ll be a primary in the 5thPolitics

    Sources tell BD that the decision was made today that voters will decide the GOP nominee in the 5th District in a primary, going against the wishes of all the candidates except State Sen. Robert Hurt. Update: Verga has the first statement…. “A primary will place an unnecessary burden upon localities, costing them thousands of […]

  • Do Democrats want dictatorship?Policy

    Sure sounds that way. They control the Presidency, the House and the Senate and they still whine that they can’t do enough. Read this and enjoy the rantings of the power-mad. Imposing socialism is proving to be tougher than hoped for, so now the loony left asks “Is America Ungovernable?” Hint to the author: If […]

  • National Journal’s Bloggers and Political Insiders poll point to Cantor and McDonnell as the futureCatch-All

    In both the political and blogger insder end-of-year polls by the National Journal, Republican Whip Eric Cantor and Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell are both shown to have a bright future for the GOP. According to the Political Insider’s poll, Cantor is seen as the congressman most-admired and comes in 2nd to John Thune as the congressman […]