RTD Virginia Politics Blog: Kaine gets his own... →
virginiapolitics: BY WESLEY P. HESTER Now they’ve each got one. The day after it was reported that a Super PAC had been launched to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate George Allen, Democratic rival Timothy M. Kaine got one of his own. Virginia Democratic strategists Steve Bouchard and Mark…
Why I am Leaving the Empire →
After almost 12 years, first as a summer intern, then in the Death Star and now in London, I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its massive, genocidal space machines. And I can honestly say that the environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it. To put the problem in the simplest terms, throttling people with...
News at 11
haguenite: Person who held high positions at a major international bank for a decade and probably has more money than God is able to resign on ethical grounds, unlike the rest of us because we have to, you know, be able to make money so we can eat and shit, and while resigning publicly manages to tells us everything we already knew about banks. APPLAUSE
Will Virginia Be Next? →
barticles: WSJ: Texas Law Requiring Voter IDs Is Blocked Virginia’s General Assembly recently passed a similar measure. And Virginia, like Texas, still labors under Section 5 preclearance of the VRA.
Medicaid providers in the 27 states suing the gov’t over Obama’s healthcare law...– Bloomberg Government
Santorum Concedes: He Can't Win The Nomination... →
joshsternberg: Via Buzzfeed: The memo, to be distributed today, indicates that the Santorum campaign seems more concerned with arguing that Romney will not win a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention, rather than making the case for why he will. Indeed, the over-2,000-word memo only addresses the possibility of Santorum reaching a majority in its final paragraph, and only...
The Strongest GOP Candidate
huskerred: To win back the Oval Office, the GOP nominee needs to be strong in Ohio, Florida, and Virginia. The red states listed on the map (Santorum) are largely safe GOP states. Santorum won’t beat Obama in swing states. Romney or Ron Paul might. That’s the case for electability. As always, Nate Silver at the 538 Blog is a must follow during election season.
Business groups press for on-time budget
virginiapolitics: BY OLYMPIA MEOLA A collection of business groups are the latest to put pressure on state lawmakers to pass a budget bill — on time. Without a budget, Virginia’s sterling bond rating and “the prestige and reputation as the best state for business” could be threatened, the groups wrote in a letter dated March 5 to Virginia senators. Among the signatories are the Virginia...