Sunday, April 22, 2018

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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...

TMac: Lech Walesa (Nobel Prize Winner, but Also Rabid Homophobe and Islamophobe) an “Inspiration...

I think the best you can say about TMac here is that he is, as is so often the case, mostly clueless. Also, anyone...

Video: Stand with Red; It’s a Family Affair

From Water Is Life. Protect It. Those taking direct action to block construction of fracked gas pipelines in Virginia are peaceful and informed. They are...

Virginia GOP U.S. Senate Candidates All Agree on Attacking Mueller, Dismissing Russian Meddling

There was a lot of crazy stuff said in last night's Virginia GOP U.S. Senate debate at Liberty "University" between Nick Freitas, Corey Stewart...

Statement from Roanoke County on Treatment of Pipeline Protesters “Completely Untrue”

by Cindy Yesterday, in response to the enormous public outcry from citizens and Democratic legislators at the inhumane treatment of peaceful protesters, who are living...

Video: #NationalSchoolWalkout in Virginia

I'll add more video (and photos) as I see them. Feel free to add stuff in the comments section as well. Thanks. UPDATE Saturday AM:...

Keep at it, kids! As a delegate, as a teacher, as a parent I...

by Schuyler VanValkenburg (Delegate for the 72nd District in Henrico County and a high school government teacher) and Sam Ulmschneider (a high school government...

Live Blog, Video: Liberty “University” Debate Pits Three Flavors of VA GOP Crazy Against...

And those three flavors are, of course: 1) neo-Confederate/white nationalist crazy, Corey Stewart; 2) Ron Paul-style "libertarian" crazy, Nick Freitas; 3) theocratic/bigoted crazy, EW...

Extreme Tom Garrett in Extreme Trouble: Cook Political Report Moves VA-05 Closer to Toss-Up 

From DPVA: EXTREME TOM GARRETT IS IN EXTREME TROUBLE: Cook Political Report moves VA-05 Closer to Toss-Up  Democratic enthuasiam in VA-05 through the roof as far-far-right...

Friday News: Comey Memos; Putin Bragged to Trump About “Most Beautiful Hookers in the...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Friday, April 20. Here are the 8 most shocking revelations...

Resistance Against Mountain Valley Pipeline Grows: Tree Sits Launched on Family Farm in Franklin County,...

From the Little Teel Crossing Facebook page: Resistance against the Mountain Valley Pipeline Grows: Tree Sits Launched on Family Farm in Franklin County In the farmlands...

Weeks After Being Kicked Out of VA GOP, the Fairfax GOP Brings Back Bigot...

Remember Fredy Burgos? The Virginia GOP Central Committee member who argued that a Jewish Republican shouldn't be elected chair of the Fairfax County Republican...

VA Dems Chair: “Whenever you’re stuck in traffic, don’t get mad at the cars...

From DPVA: "TIM HUGO SOLD US DOWN THE RIVER" Northern VA GOP Delegate fights to keep his constituents stuck in traffic Hugo tanks fiscally sound, bi-partisan...

What Do Nick Freitas, Corey Stewart and EW Jackson Have to Hide from Virginia...

If you pay attention to how much money candidates are raising - and more importantly in many ways, from which individuals, corporate interests, etc....

Joint Statement by 31 Organizations Supporting Expanded Health Care Coverage Access for Uninsured Virginians

See below for a statement from the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA), in which "31 health care organizations active in the Commonwealth issued...

Virginia 7th CD Voters, Please Save Us All from Dave Brat’s “authoritarian vengeance”…Before It’s...

Hey Virginia 7th CD voters! Need any MORE reason to boot Dave "Get those darn women out of my grill!" Brat out of office...

Thursday News: “Democratic House candidates hold fundraising edge after 1st quarter”; 170 House, Senate...

by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Thursday, April 19. Regarding Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), if...
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