• China begins to laugh at AmericaPolicy

    It appears that the vicious modern day triangle trade is on the verge of collapse. The triangle trade that I refer to is national defense being provided by America in the Middle East for the free flow of oil to China, China manufacturing cheap goods for export to America using said oil as an economic […]

  • Candidate Introduction Series: Chris Merola (53 HOD) and Melody Scalley (100 HOD)PoliticsVideos

    Jim Hoeft interviews Chris Merola from Beehive Video on Vimeo. Jim Hoeft interviews Melody Scalley from Beehive Video on Vimeo.

  • Obama reverses another campaign stand

    Barack Obama told Senators this week that he is willing to tax health benefits (Seattle) I screamed “OH MY GOD!!!!” Do campaigns matter anymore? Watch this Obama campaign ad where he absolutely attacks McCain for the same idea. (video) Obama’s ad says “Here’s what he’s not telling you” when it reveals the plan to tax […]

  • Views from the Grasstops: FairfaxCatch-All

    Bearing Drift catches up with Anthony Bedell, who was elected as chairman of the Fairfax County Republican Committee this past December. A Fairfax favorite son is the GOP nominee for Attorney General. What impact do you think Cuccinelli will have on Republican electoral chances this year? Pat Herrity is the GOP nominee for Attorney General? […]

  • Candidate Introduction Series: Sasha Gong – 46th DistrictPoliticsVideos

    Sasha Gong is a former political prisoner in China. She also has a Ph.D. from Harvard. But she is also running for the House of Delegates in the 46th District (Brian Moran’s former district). It’s fitting that this week where we remember Tienanmen Square, that we play this interview with an American success story. Jim […]

  • Video VPOD: Del. Sam NixonPoliticsVideos

    Del. Sam Nixon (R-27), chairman of the House Republican Caucus, takes time after the convention to discuss the necessity of a unified message between the House candidates and the statewide races, as well as the convention itself, the relationship between candidates and the the new media, and the themes and ideas of the campaign moving […]

  • Best Letter to the Editor I’ve seenCatch-All

    Nope, No Bias By Susan Hurley of Virginia Beach. I must have my dates confused. I thought the Democratic primary to choose the gubernatorial nominee wasn’t until next Tuesday and that the largest Republican state convention in 15 years was this past Saturday. However, The Pilot chose to make the three Democratic candidates its front-page, […]

  • PPP: Three Way Tie In Democratic PrimaryPolitics

    Public Policy Polling is showing a statistical tie in the Democratic primary for Governor but the momentum is very much in Creigh Deeds’s favor: Over the last month he has gone from 14% to 20% to 27% in the polls while McAuliffe has dropped from 30% to 29% to 24% and Moran has pretty much […]

  • Fundraising reportPolitics

    D.J. McGuire, Jeffersoniad’s very own candidate this election cycle – and who has now turned-up writing at Virtucon (and doing a fantastic job) – writes about yesterday’s release of fundraising reports from last quarter. His synopsis: McDonnell is already the Republican nominee, and the Dems have one more week to go before primary day. I […]

  • Deeds for the Democratic gubernatorial nominationPolitics

    Deeds scares me. A mere 150-plus voters switching their preference from Bob McDonnell to Creigh Deeds in 2005 and we’d be talking about Attorney General Deeds and Del. Bob McDonnell. In fact, McDonnell would probably just be running for attorney general again…if he could have even won the nomination this year. Oh…how quickly Democrats forget.