Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tax Wars (or Edd Houck Strikes Back)!

Doubling the car tax is the fix for all the Senate Democrat’s woes! Great idea guys!  No new solutions, just higher taxes when McDonnell sets the boundaries. Pathetic.  2011 can’t come soon enough.

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Wilder on Campaigning vs. Governing

That’s really the thrust of what former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder is trying to say regarding both President Obama’s leadership and DNC Chairman Tim Kaine’s leadership for the Democratic Party: This is worth watching, if not to see Governor Wilder’s … Continue reading

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Reason #345,390 not to travel in a snowstorm

Share this with others: This was Interstate 64.  No joke — unless you know how to drive in the snow and ice, stay off the roads.


Global Warming Makes Blizzards Worse?

According to TIME it does: There is some evidence that climate change could in fact make such massive snowstorms more common, even as the world continues to warm. As the meteorologist Jeff Masters points out in his excellent blog at … Continue reading


Fear and Gambling

…seems they are more connected than you’d imagine: The researchers compared the women’s responses to 12 people with undamaged brains. They noted this kind of study usually involves only a few people as it is not possible or ethical to … Continue reading


I support HB 570

Bearing Drift has the great news: Currently, when a taxpayer believes he is being overcharged, he faces an uphill battle because the government’s assessment is presumed to be correct in any appeal. Iaquinto’s bill would lift that burden off the … Continue reading

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The 5,000 Year Leap

…is more like lemmings off a cliff. I just finished reading the book, given to me as a gift along with a copy of the U.S. Constitution.  While I readily recognize some of the theories in there as a recasting … Continue reading


USCCB under fire (again)

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Maryland’s condescending paternalism

Government knows better than you. Didn’t you know that? Of course, I tend to believe that individuals are best fit to sort out their own lives, without the government telling you or coercing you into how you should live — … Continue reading


Score one for the 10th Amendment

From the WaPo, Virginia’s Senate rejects the health care mandate from Washington, with five Democrats voting with the GOP minority. Supporters argued that the bill was not about health-care reform but whether the government can mandate that a citizen purchase … Continue reading