The Pols Are Out And So Are Their Grades: American Conservative Union Releases Virginia General Assembly Scorecard

May 16, 2013 | 2 comments

The General Assembly wrapped up its 2013 business, officially, April 3, at the conclusion of the “Veto” session. Since then, a flurry of scorecards have been released by several organizations, including the Family Foundation’s late last week. Usually released… Read more>

Tea Party Queen Radtke Files Paperwork To Run For U.S. Senate

December 28, 2010 | No comments

As we speculated previously (here and here), Jamie Radtke, the organizer of the successful Virginia Tea Party convention in October, will run for office. Specifically, for the U.S. Senate in the 2012 Republican primary, eschewing a 2011 primary opportunity in… Read more>

Virginia News Stand: March 23, 2010

March 23, 2010 | No comments

Annotations & Elucidations Suits And Budgets The news is all about Virginia, as it always seems to be, as it has been for some years now. Must mean we’re an important state. But Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s law suit against… Read more>

That’s One Big All-Purpose Table

October 30, 2009 | No comments

This isn’t so much a slam against Creigh Deeds for his vague, indecisive, obfuscating way of saying he’ll raise our taxes in a recession, as it is the grammarian and rhetorician in me: Can we please cut out the cliches,… Read more>

Are You Ready To Rally?

April 14, 2009 | 4 comments

The time is here. Our moment has arrived. It’s the morning of what historians and political scientists may look back on years hence as the beginning of a new grassroots political movement that created real change. Better stated, the beginning… Read more>