Tagged: Virginia

More and Better Women in Politics

I am adding a few new names to my endorsement list today, and their common theme is that they are strong, passionate voices in politics today, and they strengthen the representation of women at...

A LieberDem Tied to War Profiteer

In today’s Washington Post, Amy Gardner has called Fairfax County official Gerald Connolly an opponent of the Iraq War and “war profiteers”, even though his employer SAIC could be considered a profiteer. And as...

An Email Faux-Pas

My enthusiasm for Mark Warner running for the Senate is dampened just a bit on the manner in which he made the announcement. Basically, he leaked to the mainstream media that he would be...

Macaca The Sequel?

The Post reports on a potential new angle to the ongoing Senator-Allen-is-a-racist storyline. Apparently, saying your mother’s father was in a Nazi concentration camp (implying he was Jewish) is fine, but being asked by...

Foot in Mouth Epidemic

So, Senator George Felix Allen has thrown away a large lead over Reagan Democrat Jim Webb because he called a campaign volunteer “macaca” twice within a minute to a crowd in SW Virginia. “Macaca”...

All In the Handshake

As I was leaving the Pentagon City station during my commute home today, I was startled when someone walked up to me cheerfully and shook my hand. He was an older guy, and I...

Realignment?

In one breath, liberal bloggers are happy about their party’s first victory since the 2000 Senate gains. In the next breath, looking back at the bad news, the President’s low approval numbers (35%-37%), and...

NoVA Speaks Up

Virginia’s Governor Warner has launched his presidential campaign with a bang – winning the off-year election to succeed him for his current lieutenant, Tim Kaine. The margin, 52%-46%, was actually larger than Warner’s four...