Category Archives: Politics

Purple to Blue

Virginia stopped being a red state a decade or two ago. Despite a Democratic sweep of all statewide elections (U.S. senators, governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general), one could maintain the pretense that Virginia is a “purple” state thanks to … Continue reading

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June Primaries Accelerate Virginia’s Leftward Drift

It’s hard to dissect a battle while the smoke is still clearing, but the June 11 Virginia primaries demonstrated again the state’s continued and steady move away from its conservative past.  It was not a Great Leap Forward for the … Continue reading

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Does She Know Where This Leads?

(Editor’s Note:  Given the events of last weekend in Lexington and the predominance of Administration – any Administration — appointed officials living in Virginia, this column in National Review struck us as particularly timely.  Our nation is heading down the … Continue reading

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Ideas for the Next General Assembly

The elections this fall brought a philosophical sea change to the General Assembly.  The dynamics have changed.  But critical issues remain and good ideas can hopefully prevail if the goal is to truly improve Virginia in a few critical areas. … Continue reading

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Confusion, Muddle, Obfuscation and More

Winston Churchill called Russia a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. We could say Obama’s energy and climate policy is confusion wrapped in muddled thinking inside obfuscation – and driven by autocratic diktats that bring job-killing, economy-strangling, racist … Continue reading

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