Lt. Gov. Bolling swung though Pittsylvania County on Friday, 14 December, to announce his opposition to lifting the “ban” on uranium mining at the Cole’s Hill property. Sadly, he seems to be more concerned with the myths and fears surrounding uranium than he is in the facts: “…even though two well respected organizations have completed… More Uranium mining issue plagued by myths and misconceptions
An excellent and practical video. It’s well worth the hour you’ll spend watching it, and for those of us who have been extremely discouraged by the results of the election, Bill give a gracious-but-firm kick in the butt!
The Honorable Pat Mullins Chairman Republican Party of Virginia 115 East Grace Street Richmond, Virginia 23219 Dear Chairman Mullins, On August 20th, 2012 the Washington Post launched a scurrilous, yet sadly typical, attack on Republican U.S. Senate nominee George Allen. While Allen had made a statement repudiating Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin’s remarks, the… More Conservative Virginia bloggers demand revocation of Laura Vozella’s press credentials to the RNC
Well, let me distinguish between professional politicians and the public at large. The public is not paying close attention to the ins and outs of how a Treasury option goes. They shouldn’t. They’re worrying about their family; they’re worrying about their jobs; they’re worrying about their neighborhood. They’ve got a lot of other things on… More Obama just scorned the Republic our Founders gave us
It has been rather amusing – and somewhat painful – to watch all the sturm und drang that Harold Camping’s prediction of the world’s end on 21 May stirred up. I wasn’t too surprised when the media et al. hyped it because that’s what they do – and God forbid that they should bring in,… More Thoughts on the END OF THE WORLD™ that, well, wasn’t
You know, technology can be a pain and it can be dangerous – but it can also be a blessing. I was listening to my Christian “channel” on Pandora today, and a song by Shane and Shane came up that was PERFECT for today: “Before the Throne of God Above.” Before the throne of God… More In preparation for Resurrection Day (also known as Easter *grinz*)
The past few weeks, I’ve had the honor of team teaching in my Adult Bible study at church and we’ve been going through the Tale of the Prodigal Son from Luke (chapter 14, vv 14-32). Last week we discussed the forgiveness shown by the father in the parable and it provoked a passionate and intense… More Forgiveness: It Ain’t for Sissies
Obama, as Rush Limbaugh predicted, has in fact now failed. Nancy Pelosi is out of a job. And thanks to Rush Limbaugh, a new generation of Americans is learning that conservatism is not simply cool — more importantly they are learning collectivism isn’t smart. But lest there be any doubt, this fight will continue. Not all… More “Rush Limbaugh will be on the air”
Dear friends, I have a wonderful blog-brother, Kender MacGowan, who is trying to raise some money so he can come and spend Christmas with me – and maybe pad his bank account a little for medical and living expenses *grinz* Kender blogs at Kender’s Musings, and also has an internet radio show: Young Gun Conservative… More Calling out for help!
Well, it’s been a long time since I did a “Songs from my iPod” post – possibly because I haven’t HAD an iPod for about 2 years. Now, of course, I have my wonderful MotoDroid and can get Pandora. I’ve also got an awesome BlueTooth-to-radio device by Motorola that my Beloved Husband got me, so… More A cure for the Monday morning blues…
Yesterday, I had the opportunity of attending a seminar with Del. Bob Marshall and Jim McKelvey (former candidate for the Republican nomination for the House in VA-5),moderated by Pat McSweeny, and I didn’t post anything about it… It was quite interesting, and I wish I had video, but my battery wasn’t properly charged (*facepalm* –… More Ready for Day Two of the Virginia Tea Party Convention
Well, folks, I’m having a wonderful time here – I’ve met up with Tom White of Virginia Right! as well as Norm Leahy of Tertium Quids. Tom is wonderful fun, and Norm, of course, is his charming self😉 (Hi, guys! *waves*) Lynn Mitchell – SWAC Girl – is manning the table at Bloggers’ Row (so… More Tea Party Convention update
I was poking around the Internet yesterday, looking at State parks in reasonable driving distance. We have a lovely RV that hasn’t been anywhere in too long, and I thought I’d look around and see if anything piqued my interest. I remember that may years ago we stayed in the general area of Phohick State… More It’s rather amazing to find such idiocy on a casual search
Please go on over to CatHouse Chat and enjoy the Christmas glory – and I pray that you all have a blessed and joyous Christmas, as well as a safe and happy New Year!
It’s that time of the year again, and I am honored and delighted to announce that CatHouse Chat will be hosting the Carnival of Christmas for the third year in a row. This is the fifth year of the Carnival, which was originally begun by Adam Graham (previous editions are here, here, here, and here),… More Announcing the Carnival of Christmas, 2009
With his state under an emergency declaration because of heavy rain and floods, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine headed to Arkansas for a Democratic fundraiser. via http://www.google.com Well… Ya think? Tim Kaine: GINO (Governor in Name Only)… From an *ahem*unnamed source*cough* BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! (crossposted from CatHouse Chat)
(big kittipurrs to Jim Riley for the post title and the heads-up… ) Go Dan River (which is apparently the Danville Register Bee‘s online presence) is reporting that Robert Hurt, Virginia‘s Senator for the 19th District, has decided to campaign for a seat in the House of Representatives: Confirming what many political pundits have been… More Come 2010, Perriello is in for a world of HURT!!!
R.CREIGH DEEDS, the Democrat running for governor in Virginia, has now unequivocally committed himself to support higher taxes to rescue the state’s sclerotic road system. His stance is nothing more or less than common sense: Virginia needs tens of billions of dollars in new revenue for roads, and it will not materialize without asking taxpayers… More I PROMISE to raise your taxes!
In declaring that it is time for Middle East peace “without preconditions,” President Obama used his speech to the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to fire a warning at Israel that “America does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements.” Obama’s stark declaration, which drew applause, was coupled with a call for Palestinians to end… More Obama is not operating on all cylinders
President Barack Obama called hip-hop musician Kanye West a “jackass” on Monday in an off-the-record comment during an interview with CNBC, an ABC News anchor reported on Twitter. Obama was apparently weighing in on an interruption that occurred the night before during the MTV Video Music Awards where West grabbed the microphone from teen country… More A “jackass”? Yeah, probably
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Swayze, the hunky actor who danced his way into viewers’ hearts with ”Dirty Dancing” and then broke them with ”Ghost,” died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. via http://www.nytimes.com Oh, damn. I liked Patrick Swayze. I loved Dirty Dancing, Road House, and so many of his… More NO!!!! No, no, no, nononononono!!!! Not Patrick Swayze!!!!
Look what I got in the mail today: “Past due.” PAST DUE???? Gentlemen and ladies (I use those terms out of courtesy only) of the RNC: May I direct your attention to this post and this one as well? To paraphrase a very fine man who was a great Republican, “I didn’t leave the [Republican]… More The RNC: the Epitome of “Chutzpah”