John Guevara, Candidate for Sully District Supervisor

Conservative John Guevara has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Sully District Supervisor. His press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2015 Press Contact: Chris Farmer, Campaign Manager 703-431-9243 John Guevara Announces Run for Sully District Supervisor Conservative candidate to fill the vacancy left open by the retirement of Michael Frey FAIRFAX- John … More John Guevara, Candidate for Sully District Supervisor

Major Snowstorm Predicted, Schools Closed in Loudoun and Fairfax, Election in the 33rd Senate District to be Held

Fairfax County and Loudoun County have announced their schools will be close tomorrow, January 21st.  Even though the schools will be closed due to the latest prediction of 4″ to 8″ of snow, all polls in the 33rd district will be open their regular voting hours,  6:00 am to 7:00 pm.  Since the snow is not … More Major Snowstorm Predicted, Schools Closed in Loudoun and Fairfax, Election in the 33rd Senate District to be Held

Why John Whitbeck is the Best Candidate in the 33rd Senate District and Why You Should Care

Two Republican candidates are running for the nomination in the district Senator Mark Herring will vacate if he wins the recount for Attorney General. Voters in the 33rd Senate district will make their choice in a Mass Meeting to be held on Monday, December 16th, at Park View High School, 400 W. Laurel Avenue, Sterling, … More Why John Whitbeck is the Best Candidate in the 33rd Senate District and Why You Should Care

The Washington Post Plays Fast and Loose With the Truth to Support Liberal Joe May

Today’s Washington Post editorial criticizing 33rd Senate District Republicans for supposedly forcing Joe May to run as an independent misses the mark entirely. The Post either failed to do its research or is intentionally trying to mislead its readers. POST: The editorial claims local Republicans should have chosen an open primary to nominate their candidate.  FACT: This is nonsense. Virginia law … More The Washington Post Plays Fast and Loose With the Truth to Support Liberal Joe May

Democrat Jennifer Wexton Declares Candidacy for State Senate With a Couple of Problems

On Wednesday Leesburg attorney Jennifer Wexton declared her candidacy for Mark Herring’s senate seat in district 33.  Herring has not vacated his senate seat because he has not been declared the winner of the race for Attorney General.  It’s unlikely that the recount in that race will be finished before mid to late December.  No winner will … More Democrat Jennifer Wexton Declares Candidacy for State Senate With a Couple of Problems

Top 20 conservative colleges and universities in the US

Conservative students and parents are often lost in a sea of liberalism when it comes to choosing a college.  The list below was compiled by the Princeton Review based on an 80 question online survey of college students.   In addition to this list are four additional conservative Virginia schools, Washington and Lee University, Liberty … More Top 20 conservative colleges and universities in the US

Loudoun County Republicans Love Eugene Delgaudio!

Just as republicans in the General Assembly grossly underestimated republican outrage after their vote for the largest tax increase in the history of the Commonwealth, so did the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors underestimate republican outrage over their vote on Wednesday night to censure one of their own, Eugene Delgaudio, and remove the funds to … More Loudoun County Republicans Love Eugene Delgaudio!

BIG win for democrats, Scott York, and RINOs in Loudoun!

Tonight the Loudoun Board of Supervisors voted to censure Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio, remove him from all committees for the remainder of his term, and remove all funds for his office and staff.  His young aide, who has nothing to do with any allegations against Delgaudio, is out of a job.   Citizens in the Sterling … More BIG win for democrats, Scott York, and RINOs in Loudoun!

Mid-year financial filings for Virginia Candidates

In June 3,741 people contributed to  the campaign of Ken Cuccinelli  for a total $1.1 million.  Cuccinelli currently has $2.7 million on hand. Terry McAuliffe took in $2,232,412 in June and now as a whopping $6,012,697 on hand. Lt. Governor candidate E.W. Jackson raised $118,608 in June and currently has $90,025 on hand.  During the same period Ralph Northam raised $226,412 and … More Mid-year financial filings for Virginia Candidates

Governor McDonnell’s approval ratings tank

According to a new PPP poll in Virginia the Governor’s approval ratings have dropped 12% in the last month.  For the first time his disapproval percentage is higher than his approval percentage, 46% of those polled disapprove of the job he’s doing as Governor while only 36% approve.  That’s a 30% drop in approval ratings … More Governor McDonnell’s approval ratings tank

Governor McDonnell to Resign on Monday

So says the well connected Mike Belefski.   Mike was the Northern Virginia Field Director for Bill Bolling during his run for Governor.   Much more about Mike on Google.   Mike has posted today on his Twitter account and on his Facebook page that Governor McDonnell will resign on Monday. Watchdog.org is reporting that the Governor … More Governor McDonnell to Resign on Monday

Artur Davis to run in Virginia’s 10th district?

Artur Davis is testing the waters in Virginia’s tenth Congressional district, a seat held for decades by Frank Wolf.   Davis recently polled 432 republicans in the district asking  which of these candidates they would prefer to run for Congress next year:  State Senators Jill Vogel (not currently a resident of the 10th district) and … More Artur Davis to run in Virginia’s 10th district?

It’s good to be the Governor of Virginia!

Looking at Governor McDonnell’s statements of Economic Interests since 2008, I am struck by the all the fun things a Governor gets to do, courtesy of the state and friends in high places.  While the Governor’s salary  is not exorbitant at $175,000, there are definitely some nice perks.  It takes many years of hard work to … More It’s good to be the Governor of Virginia!

Only In Politics! Corry Bliss finds Employment, despite his record.

Last month I wrote about Corry Bliss, adviser to Joe May in his primary race against Dave LaRock for the 33rd district in the House of Delegates.  Joe’s campaign had turned nasty and vicious as campaigns generally do under the guidance of Corry Bliss.  Despite being a 20 year  incumbent, Joe May lost big.  Dave … More Only In Politics! Corry Bliss finds Employment, despite his record.

How Much Worse Can it Get for Governor McDonnell?

The Washington Post is reporting that the McDonnells accepted a total of $145,000 from Jonnie Williams in 2011 and 2012.  Last year Mr. Williams gave $70,000 to a corporation owned by Governor McDonnell and his sister.  The money was not reported as a gift or a loan as required by law.  Previously Mr. Williams had … More How Much Worse Can it Get for Governor McDonnell?

Governor McDonnell hires the Big Guns to Defend Him

Decades ago there was saying in Washington DC,  “if you know you’re guilty hire Edward Bennett Williams“.  Conversely when a person hired Edward Bennett Williams, people assumed he was guilty.    Williams was the founding partner of the famous DC law firm, Williams and Connelly.   He defended such people as Senator Joe McCarthy and Jimmy … More Governor McDonnell hires the Big Guns to Defend Him

Governor McDonnell to Resign?

So says Bearingdrift.com.  It’s not exactly a surprise after the Washington Post’s steady drumbeat of scandal, after scandal,after scandal, after scandal involving the Governor. My concern is, how do these scandals effect Ken Cuccinelli?   It’s hard to believe that his staff kept the knowledge of these scandals involving Star Scientific secret from the Attorney General.    The … More Governor McDonnell to Resign?

Historic photos of Leesburg, Fredericksburg, and Washington Recreated

I came across this Business Insider site with some old photographs imposed over current day photos  Click on the picture to see a much better view of these amazing shots.  This is but a small sampling of what’s on the website.   Market and King Streets in Leesburg:         King Street Leesburg, … More Historic photos of Leesburg, Fredericksburg, and Washington Recreated

Sacre Bleu! The FDA goes too far, holding Mimolette hostage!

For the last 2 months I have been unable to find my favorite cheese, a French hard cheese, Mimolette. Louis XIV ordered the first production of Mimolette.   It has been imported to the US for decades.  I am lover of cheese, all kinds of cheese, and Mimolette is the best cheese I have ever … More Sacre Bleu! The FDA goes too far, holding Mimolette hostage!

Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio Witch Hunt Yields Nothing

After a Special Grand Jury investigation  lasting over 6 months interviewing 31 witnesses and hundreds of pages of material, no charges will be brought against Sterling Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio. At the end of the investigation the Arlington Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos,  who was in charge of proceedings, declined to ask the Grand Jury to hand … More Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio Witch Hunt Yields Nothing