Monthly Archives: June 2008

Marshall on HB 6055

(forwarded by Delegate Bob Marshall — reprinted with permission) Can Virginia fix transportation without raising taxes? Yes, but unless you contact House of Delegates members before July 9 you may be facing higher taxes and fees, not just from Democrats … Continue reading

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Cure for Cancer?

Maybe so.

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Israel: A 60-year-old start-up

CNET News has a rather interesting take on the State of Israel: Maybe it’s the Israeli knack for compartmentalization, but the entrepreneurs and venture capitalists I’ve been meeting on this trip take the security question more in stride than do … Continue reading

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Wait — I Thought Abstinence-Only Wasn't Working?

Via NPR, we see the latest version of media-induced panic. Namely, that movies such as Juno and other young and pregnant celebrities are driving up the teen pregnancy rate : Jane Brown, a journalism professor at the University of North … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World of Viral Marketing

Gatorade paid for this, though I wonder whether I would have gotten the point if every blog in the universe wasn’t screaming how Gatorade did indeed pay for the ad.

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New Virginia Blog: I’m Surrounded By Idiots

New-ish blog from Caroline County native Timothy Watson entitled I’m Surrounded By Idiots. More than happy to up bloggers from my old stomping grounds!

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UK Telegraph: Bill Clinton says Obama must ‘kiss my ass’ for support

DAMN. It has long been known that Mr Clinton is angry at the way his own reputation was tarnished during the primary battle when several of his comments were interpreted as racist. But his lingering fury has shocked his friends. … Continue reading

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Good Sense: Live Blog w/ the Barr Campaign

Charlie Fugate over at Good Sense scores an interview with the campaign spokesperson for LP nominee Bob Barr.

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Deo Vindice: Regional Government Reveals the Rot in the Republican Party

Jim Bowden reveals his thoughts on the second coming of HB 3202: HB 6055 puts billions of dollars in the hands of the Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) The con the Republican bill HB 6055 is running skips putting … Continue reading

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Roanoke Red Zone: Frederick Confirms He’s Raising Money for Re-Election

RPV Chairman Jeff Frederick revokes his promise not to run for re-election to the House of Delegates in 2009, as former Senator Brandon Bell opines: I’ve got some friendly, albeit unsolicited advice for Jeff. Pick one. If you want to … Continue reading

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