Monthly Archives: February 2011

Dick Wadhams Out

In 2006, I had the noted displeasure of working with the Colorado GOP. Unhelpful, uncoordinated, and with the notable exception of one staffer directly attached to our slice of Colorado, unsophisticated at best. And pretentious as hell. So I shed … Continue reading

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Governor McDonnell on Federalism

I’ve always preferred the role of Vice President as the philosopher-king, the one who constantly speaks to the nations conscience rather than merely being the president’s hatchetman. McDonnell seems to be angling for just that role… despite not truly “angling” … Continue reading

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I want one of these. Especially if it does ePub books.

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Statement of Fr. Thomas Euteneuer: ‘Setting the record straight’

LifeSiteNews has the following statement from Fr. Tom Euteneuer, former president of Human Life International and a good and holy man. While I would much prefer to allow this public act of contrition to stand alone, I regret having to … Continue reading

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Fluvanna County: pop. 25,691

The latest data shows that Fluvanna County down just slightly from the previous 2009 estimate of 25,732, but added 5,644 new citizens — of which I am responsible for eight of those new additions. If you’d like to see a … Continue reading

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Progressives on Justice Thomas: “Put Him Back in the Fields”

The next time someone mentions the “racist” nature of the Tea Party, remind them of this: Skip to the 1:00 mark for the racist stuff. I’ve said it once before, I’ll say it over and over again: Republicans spent the … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Boom

AEI’s Mark Perry talks about American Productivity: What’s even more striking though is that the U.S. economy was able to produce $13.38 trillion of real output last quarter with only 139 million employees, compared to the more than 146 million … Continue reading

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Borders Filing Bankruptcy?

So sayeth this article from Bloomberg: The retailer received a financing commitment of $550 million from the General Electric unit on Jan. 27. The funding had several conditions including securing $175 million from other lenders and $125 million in junior … Continue reading