• Democrats smile at soda taxPolicy

    Vote for Obama because you believed this: “no family making less than $250,000 will see their taxes increase” (Obama’s website) Well, that promise lasted almost an entire 4 months! (I have to check, but that may be a record. It certainly trounces Bill Clinton’s record of about 3 weeks) Democrats have solved the heath care […]

  • McAuliffe only slightly over-exaggeratesPolitics

    Recently, Chairman T-Mac introduced in NoVA. From Salon: “In 2005, I was the chairman of the big national Rock the Vote dinner, and we gave out two awards, and I’m happy to say that we gave Will an award, but we also got to introduce him to our other award winner — the brand-new […]

  • Stanley answers the “What is a Republican” questionPolitics

    Bill Stanley, candidate for chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, sent the following letter out to potential delegates this evening:

  • Deeds agrees with McDonnell on educationPolitics

    Yesterday, Bob McDonnell released his plan on higher education. He has received back-up on his plan from an unexpected source: Sen. Creigh Deeds. Apparently Sen. Deeds ALSO thinks former Gov. Mark Warner and Gov. Tim Kaine have done a poor job funding higher education: h/t: Too Conservative

  • VPOD 60: 2009 RPV State Convention PreviewPodcastsPolitics

    Planners Kim Jorns, Lori-Ann Miller, and Steve Albertson join me tonight to discuss the planning, financing and public information aspects of the 2009 Republican Party of Virginia State Convention and RPV’s relationship with presumptive Republican gubernatorial nominee Bob McDonnell. Lots of info on new media outreach.

    To listen to any of the previous podcasts, […]

  • Daily Progress: Mullins tied to Anti-Cantor adsPolitics

    The Daily Progress reports today on RPV chairman candidate Pat Mullins role in ads released a few years back that attempted to defame Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA07). Mullins was one of a handful of Republicans in early 2000 who formed the Faith and Family Alliance, a 527 political group that mailed out an anti-Cantor attack […]

  • Geraghty: McAuliffe’s favorite presidentPolitics

    With all the national focus on jobs, and job creation, you would think McAuliffe’s favorite president might be the current one. It’s not.

  • Warner concerned about robo-callsPolicy

    So, I got this tweet yesterday from Sen. Mark Warner: @MarkWarner w/Schumer, annc’d FTC probe of car warranty robocalls. Not most urgent issue, but annoying to consumers: I’ll admit, the calls are annoying, but is it worthy of federal oversight? What about political robocalls? I get far more of those than these (I do […]

  • Democrats make jokes about RitalinPolitics

    What is it about Democrats who make fun of medical disorders? A Local Democratic blog calls the current Republican Party of Virginia Chairman Pat Mullins “Jeff Frederick on Ritalin” This after Wanda Sykes wishes kidney failure on Rush Limbaugh. Reminds me of when Al Gore insulted families of those with Down Syndrome by calling his […]

  • Stolle launches campaign for Sheriff right at his opponent

    Sen Ken Stolle, flanked by public safety professionals, elected officials, and citizens, launched his bid for Virginia Beach Sheriff and targeted right into his opponent’s campaign. Stolle talked of his public safety record of abolishing parole, creating truth in sentencing and “three strikes and you’re out”. Stolle told a story of Virginia before that time […]