• Bruce Meyer running for 2nd District ChairmanPolitics

    Bruce Meyer announced Thursday his intention to run for Chairman of the 2nd Congressional District Republican Party. This race will be a rematch between Meyer and the current Chairman, Gary Byler. Meyer has shared what he thinks the big issues are in this upcoming race – party building, making use of technology, and of course, […]

  • Criminal GenerationPolicy

    Al Gore finally broke his silence on the recent backlash against Climategate with an op-ed piece in the NY Times. Despite someone I disagree with on many things, I do actually think Al Gore is a smart, motivated and sincere person. In the op-ed, he lightly acknowledges the recent missteps of “flawed overestimates” and “partly […]

  • Seeking Generation Next: What Can Republicans Do to Recruit the Future?

    Brian and I attending a forum assembled this morning by the leadership of the Virginia Beach Republican City Committee. The original topic was to be how can party leaders effectively court, recruit and involve 20+, 30+ and 40+ year olds into the party. An issue with today’s meeting was there were far too many people […]

  • Voter’s Remorse: Dissatisfaction with Obama is growing in Young VotersCatch-All

    In 2008, Barack Obama was winning the hearts of young voters across the country as he was seeking the Presidency.  Why?  He was young, charismatic, and he offered change. Take for example, my sister who will be graduating from college this spring. She thought Obama would open the doors for more employment opportunities and bring […]

  • Perkins Disinvited because of Opposition to DADT RepealCatch-All

    Family Research Council President Tony Perkins was not allowed to speak at a military event at Andrews Air Force base due to his opposition to repealing the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The letter that was written to him explaining his uninvited status, indicated that the chaplains could not endorse statements contrary to the Commander-in-Chief’s […]

  • Ad critical of the EPA to run in VAPolicy

    The Coalition for American Jobs – an organization dedicated to informing the public about Environmental Protection Agency shenanigans – has started running an ad in eight states, including Virginia, about the latest end-around that the EPA is attempting. As early as March 2010, the EPA plans to issue new rules regulating greenhouse gases from new […]

  • Fightin’ 9th: Griffith Jumps InPolitics

    Morgan Griffith makes it official: He’s running for Congress The Roanoke Times State Del. Morgan Griffith’s campaign for Congress became official this morning when the Salem Republican filed as a candidate for the GOP nomination in the 9th Congressional District.

  • Crist denies rumors that he will play for the other team.Politics

    Facing a strong primary challenge from Marco Rubio, Florida Governor Charlie Crist says that he will not switch parties in his run for the U.S. Senate. H/T The Corner at National Review: Crist Denies He Will Switch Parties

  • Taxing telecommunications in VirginiaPolicy

    Guest post by Duront Walton, the Executive Director of the Virginia Telecommunications Industry Association For the past few years, the Virginia Telecommunications Industry Association has worked with the General Assembly to make telecommunications taxes transparent and user friendly to the Virginia taxpayer. Simply put, that means you should be able to understand what the taxes […]

  • President announces new health-care solution during bi-partisan summitPolicy

    In a shocking move that has shifted the debate over sweeping health-care reform in a new and unexpected direction, Mr Obama announced a plan that would reduce the deficit and extend coverage to all people in the United States, regardless of their citizenship status. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid were […]