Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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Appalachians Against Pipelines: “One of the Two Tree Sits…Has Been Taken Down by [MVP]...

From Appalachians Against Pipelines: Up on the mountain ridge — on the West Virginia side of Peters Mountain, at the original tree sit site —...

Reps. Beyer, Connolly Request Investigation of Pruitt Ally, Banned Banker Albert Kelly

Good work by Congressmen Connolly and Beyer! Dem Leaders Request Investigation of Pruitt Ally, Banned Banker Albert Kelly Beyer and Connolly seek Inspector General review of...

Governor Northam: Stand with Your Citizen Board and Respect its Authority

From the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition: Governor Northam: Stand with Your Citizen Board and Respect its Authority On April 23, 2018, the Dominion Pipeline Monitoring Coalition sent...

# 2 The Neglected, Essential Component of an Effective Anti-Trump Strategy

The main thrust of this piece, as of this whole series, is an idea that will be familiar to some readers here on Blue...

BREAKING: Republican Delegate Glenn Davis will not run for Virginia Beach Mayor

by Adam Siegel After what was likely heavy pressure behind the scenes, Republican House of Delegates member Glenn Davis just announced that he will not...

Sen. Tim Kaine: “I have serious concerns about the situation in Southwest Virginia along...

I'm really glad to see the following from Sen. Tim Kaine - this is called leadership! I have serious concerns about the situation in Southwest...

“We should applaud Commonwealth Attorney Michael N. Herring for his decision to stop recommending...

Guest column by Steve Descano, who spent six years as a federal prosecutor, is a current member of the Fairfax County Police Civilian Review...

Tuesday News: Mike Pompeo In, Ronny Jackson Out?; “Sarah Drunkabee Sanders”; “What is wrong...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Tuesday, April 24. After Trump intervenes, Senate panel narrowly endorses...

Video: VA-06 Dems Debate in Lynchburg

See below for video of tonight's VA-06 Democratic debate in Lynchburg. The candidates are Jennifer Lewis, Peter Volosin, Charlotte Moore and Sergio Coppola. Topics...

“MVP is demanding complete submission by the ‘treesitters’ to its legal demands prior...

Check out the following legal exchanges - I know, so boring! LOL - between the Terry family "treesitters" and the fine folks (ok, maybe...

Video: In Nick Freitas’ Warped World, It’s NEVER EVER the Guns

When it comes to gun violence in this country how many things other than the most obvious - uh, guns, like the AR 15...

Audio: Del. Tim Hugo (R) Claims Virginia “One Heart Attack Away From Being Massachusetts...

Oh, Tim Hugo, friend of rich country club owners, how do we love thee? Right, we don't love thee; in fact, we think you...

Fracking Dominion’s Plans: Virginia’s Earth Day Heroes 

by Peter Volosin, Democratic candidate for Congress in VA-06 Climate justice is one of the civil rights issues of our time, but the majority of...

1Q2018 Virginia Candidates’ Campaign Finance Numbers Coming In… [UPDATED 4/23]

First quarter 2018 fundraising numbers are due to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) by April 15, but some candidates report before then.  I'll post...

Monday News: “Trump’s travel ban faces U.S. Supreme Court showdown”; Hannity Linked to Shell...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Monday, April 23. On the Union Hill Baptist Church video,...

3 Arrested Attempting to Resupply Monopod Blockade

From Appalachians Against Pipelines 3 ARRESTED AT THE MONOPOD BLOCKADE WHILE ATTEMPTING A RESUPPLY ON DAY 26 Donate: bit.ly/supportmvpresistance This afternoon, 3 supporters were arrested at the monopod blockade...

POLL: Who Do You Support for Mayor of Alexandria? City Council?

On June 12, in addition to primaries for U.S. Senate (on the GOP side) and for U.S. House, there will also be primaries for...

Attention AG Mark Herring: Here’s What Other States’ AGs Have Been Doing to Protect...

Before I get into this, let me state up front that I think Mark Herring has done a number of very good things -...

Shouldn’t the Dems Be Slamming Mitch McConnell Now?

It's hard to see how anyone with their head screwed on straight could be anything other than a Democrat in these times. Of America's...

Of Trump, Milo, Conservatism, Toxic Masculinity and the Poor, Addicted, Misunderstood Lab Rat that...

For political extremism to become policy, a hyperbolic extreme must present itself in the marketplace of ideas. These lightning rods are necessary to allow...

Sunday News: “What Does Kim Jong-un Want?”; “The Global Crisis of Plastic Pollution”; Earth...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Sunday, April 22. What Does Kim Jong-un Want? The U.S....

Alarming Increase in Number of Boating Fatalities in Florida

SPONSORED CONTENT By Kogan & DiSalvo, personal injury law firm located in Florida. According to statistics from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the number of...

Arlington County Adopts FY19 Budget; Chair Katie Cristol Calls It “not fiscally conservative” but...

From Arlington County Board Chair Katie Cristol: We have adopted a FY19 budget. This year was the most challenging budget process that this community has...

Running Tally of Results for the VA-05 Democratic Caucuses [UPDATED 4/21]

See below for a running total of delegates for each candidate (Leslie Cockburn, RD Huffstetler, Andrew Sneathern, Ben Cullop) for the VA-05 Democratic nominating...

Chesterfield Activist Group That Knocked 80,000+ Doors Asks Northam to Stop MVP and ACP

by Cindy The Liberal Women of Chesterfield County is a grassroots community of mostly women who have come together since the 2016 presidential election. They...

An Idea that Might Diminish the Likelihood of a Catastrophic War

A significant threat to world peace -- of which, I suspect, most Americans are unaware -- is looming on the not-very-distant horizon. The following...

The Race To 100% Renewable Is On In Virginia: Floyd and Blacksburg Lead In...

by Ivy Main, crossposted from Power for the People VA On October 24, 2017, deep in the heart of Virginia, the mostly Republican supervisors of...

Saturday News: DNC Chair Says “Russian and Trump campaign conspiracy ‘abundantly clear to me'”;...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Saturday, April 21. North Korean leader says he will suspend...

Age Discrimination Lawsuit Filed by 62-Year-Old Would-Be Student

SPONSORED CONTENT  A 62-year old man who applied for and was denied admission to a Georgetown doctoral program filed a lawsuit in Washington, D.C. district...

Henry Howell III: Why aren’t the Governor and the Attorney General stepping up to...

by Henry Howell III “THAT ALL POWER IS VESTED IN, AND CONSEQUENTLY DERIVED FROM, THE PEOPLE.”    ARTICLE I, SECTION 2, THE CONSTITUTION OF VIRGINIA After suing...
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