• How low is Democrat turnout?Politics

    Two Virginia Beach voting locations are locked down for 45 minutes, and “officials asked one voter to return later because of the lockdown.”(pilot) The report was unclear as to which of the two voting locations actually had the one voter who showed up during the lockdown.

  • Some truths used to be self-evidentPolicy

    It’s amazing how little people know about our nation. This letter to the editor in our local newspaper made me scratch my head.

  • Republicans: Vote McAuliffe

    Update: I presume Bwana does not approve of this post. The greatest thing about Virginia is our open primary system. No party identification exists, just a fervent belief in the electoral process as given to us by our founders. Therefore, tomorrow’s Democratic primary offers a perfect opportunity for ALL citizens to participate. As I have […]

  • Weekend Virginia: Election MattersPolitics

    This week on Fred Echols’ ““Weekend Virginia” from WVTF, Waldo talks Terry McAuliffe and the Democratic Primary and I discuss GOP enthusiasm post convention (this was recorded last Friday).

  • PPP: Deeds by 14 (UPDATE WITH SUSA NUMBERS)Politics

    Public Policy Polling last week showed a virtual three way tie in the primary for the Democratic nomination for Governor with Deeds holding a slight lead after lagging in third since the race began.  Now, on the eve of tomorrow’s primary, Deeds has broken away from the pack: Deeds is now at 40%, followed by […]

  • A more important election than Virginia’s Democratic primaryPolicy

    Perhaps. Coming up this Friday, Iran votes for president.

  • A tale of two newspapersCatch-All

    Hampton Roads can enjoy two newspapers’ editorials today. The Virginian-Pilot supports air, and that’s a good thing, because that’s what their argument is.

  • Two key GOP primaries tomorrowPolitics

    In Roanoke, five Republicans are scrambling to fill the vacant seat left by retiring Del. William Fralin. They will face Democrat Gwen Mason. The candidates: Bill Cleaveland, Chris Head, Josh Johnson, Melvin Williams and Mike Wray are all making last-ditch efforts to get voters of the 17th District to recognize them in time for tomorrow’s […]

  • Shaun Kenney joins me in “endorsing” DeedsPolitics

    Update: you can also add Loudoun Insider of Too Conservative to those Republicans who are are picking Deeds. Last week I wrote that the Democrats best chance at competing this general election is with Creigh Deeds. I have been joined in two-part harmony by Shaun Kenney. Kenney cites Deeds’ close race with McDonnell in 2005, […]

  • Auditing the FedPolicy

    In an environment full of bailouts, buy outs, and handouts, many politicians still claim no matter how much they want to spend or tax or both, they are fiscally responsible. If that were true, one would think every member of Congress would jump at the opportunity to easily prove that point by co-sponsoring legislation to […]