Max Shapiro Thanks to everyone who entered. I was somewhat concerned no one would enter because the topic was so vague but I was very impressed with the essays written. It definitely was not an easy choice to make so I have also decided that anyone who entered an essay will get a consolation prize […]
I know a lot of folks are rightfully upset at Bernie Madoff, who is now under house arrest in his fancy Upper East Side apartment, for swindling somewhere in the neighborhood of $50,000,000,000 over 2 decades. But the U.S. Government’s Social Security pays 10 times that amount every year to beneficiaries. So far the pyramid […]
Cathy Lewis invites the monthly team of the Virginian Pilot’s Don Luzzatto, the Daily Press’ Kimball Payne, Brian Kirwin from Bearing Drift, and noted Democratic blogger Vivian Paige for another edition of political debate and discussion. It broadcasts Friday nights (8:30/10:30), but you can stream or download it here (past shows are there too).
okay, the time has come. I actually am going to extend the deadline until Sunday for all you procrastinators. You have 2 ways you can enter your essay: 1) Simply reply to this thread (will show up immediately) 2) Send your essay to aks @ amit-singh . com (will show up at the end) just […]
MoveOn polled its mailing list for a couple days to ask what issues should be the organization’s top goals for 2009. Each member was able to pick three from the list. How’d the voting turn out? 1. Universal health care 64.9% 2. Economic recovery and job creation 62.1% 3. Build […]
Hey, unless it’s a trillion dollars, don’t bother with a stimulus package, says the Congressional Progressive Caucus. I agree…let’s not do it.
While I have some trouble agreeing with these guys from time-to-time, there is no doubt that the worthy successor of “Raising Kaine” (when they close up shop later this month) is the “New Dominion Project.” I’ve heard rumors that another statewide leftosphere blog is on the way, “Blue Commonwealth”, but “New Dominion” has a nice […]
John Wesley Hill’s Quixotic lawsuit hit a predictable snag yesterday when Judge Everett Martin denied Hill’s request for an injunction, effectively allowing Norfolk’s Vice Mayor Anthony Burfoot to serve as deputy Treasurer to former Speaker of the House and current Norfolk Treasurer, Tom Moss. The judge said that Hill could “re-file” an amended complaint in […]