McDonnells’ Trial Kicks-Off With Bombshells

During the opening arguments in the trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen, it was disclosed (or at least claimed by the defense) that the McDonnells were barely on speaking terms and she had an “inappropriate” relationship with businessman Jonnie Williams who showered the first couple with lavish gifts. OUCH!!! At first… More McDonnells’ Trial Kicks-Off With Bombshells

Cuccinelli Gave $25K to RPV Yesterday; Why Is Bolling Still Sitting On $334K?

From an email sent out today by RPV Chairman Pat Mullins: [New RPV Exec. Dir. Shaun Kenney] had a pretty good first day on the job, too. Ken Cuccinelli stepped up to the plate and gave us $25,000 to help us put all of our attention on Mark Warner going into the fall! Ken hasn’t… More Cuccinelli Gave $25K to RPV Yesterday; Why Is Bolling Still Sitting On $334K?

Why Election 2013 Was Like 2001 (And 2014 Will Be Like 2006)

A Republican Attorney General popular with the social conservative movement bests a Republican Lt. Gov. rooted in the business community for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.  A multi-millionaire Democrat nominee for governor with no elected experience and a questionable history about how he made his money.  An unexpected Republican nominee for Lt. Governor popular with the… More Why Election 2013 Was Like 2001 (And 2014 Will Be Like 2006)

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

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?

Top 7 Ways that E.W. Jackson is Better than Bill Bolling

Cry-baby Bill Bolling (RINO) is now running to the media to badmouth Bishop E.W. Jackson, the man that Republicans nominated as his successor on Saturday.  In (dis)honor of Bolling’s incessant whining, we present to you the Top 7 Ways that Jackson is better than Bolling… Jackson cries out of compassion, love, pain, or sorrow. Bolling… More Top 7 Ways that E.W. Jackson is Better than Bill Bolling

Bolling Announces New Initiative Promoting Mediocrity and Simple Mindedness; Virtucon Honors His Service As LG To The GOP

BOLLING ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF THE VIRGINIA MAINSTREAM PROJECT -Virginia Mainstream Project will focus on electing mainstream, conservative Republicans to public office and promote responsible policy solutions to the most important challenges facing the Commonwealth- RICHMOND – Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling today announced the formation of the Virginia Mainstream Project.  The Virginia Mainstream Project is a… More Bolling Announces New Initiative Promoting Mediocrity and Simple Mindedness; Virtucon Honors His Service As LG To The GOP

BREAKING! BOLLING BAILS ON INDY RUN

BOLLING SAYS NO TO POSSIBLE INDEPENDENT CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR Lieutenant Governor cites financial, political and personal reasons for decision; pledges to continue working to build a better Virginia Richmond – Lieutenant Governor Bolling today released the following statement: “When I suspended my campaign for the Republican Party’s nomination for Governor, I indicated that I wanted… More BREAKING! BOLLING BAILS ON INDY RUN

The gory details on the tax hike “compromise”

The numbers are out on the conference committee’s tax hike plan…and if anything, it’s worse than we thought. For starters, the plan raises taxes by $682 million annually (once fully implemented) at the state level for transportation, and by another $135.5 million for other stuff. That’s over $817 million in tax hikes, just from Richmond… More The gory details on the tax hike “compromise”

Quinnipiac confirms: backing a tax increase hurt Cuccinelli

I suspect that most of the discussion on the latest Quinnipiac Poll will be about the effect of Bill Bolling in the race as an independent. However, Quinnipiac had already included Bolling in its January 9 version of the poll. Bolling’s numbers did not change; he’s still at 13%. What did change was Cuccinelli’s numbers:… More Quinnipiac confirms: backing a tax increase hurt Cuccinelli

Could the taxpayers be spared by a Richmond train wreck?

If what Steve Contorno (Washington Examiner) hears is correct, Democrats in the State Senate could be so wedded to Frank Wagner’s tax hike that they’ll refuse to support something too close to McDonnell’s tax hike, while Republicans who backed the latter may not like anything to close to the former: “As long as the [final… More Could the taxpayers be spared by a Richmond train wreck?

Oh the irony…

Well, the Senate passed Frank Wagner’s tax hike plan, as expected… Not long after, Bill Bolling dropped is support for McDonnell’s tax hike in favor of Wagner’s. So…all three statewide Republican nominees in 2009 – who ran on platforms opposing tax increases – have different tax increase of their own: Governor McDonnell has his own, Lieutenant… More Oh the irony…

Is Bill Bolling TRYING To Get Kicked Out Of The Party?

“Bill Bolling continues to insult Cuccinelli (on a book he hasn’t even read!) and lavish praises on the Democrat. Bolling now even supports expanding Medicaid. What a political opportunist; he should be ashamed. Pride goeth before a fall…” – Jamie Radtke With Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling’s increasing attacks on A.G. Ken Cuccinelli – the only… More Is Bill Bolling TRYING To Get Kicked Out Of The Party?

New Poll: Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Tied (Bolling Irrelevant)

Now THIS is interesting: McAuliffe gets 40 percent of registered voters to 39 percent for Cuccinelli in a head-to-head matchup, a result relatively unchanged from a November Quinnipiac survey that gave McAuliffe a narrow 4-point lead. A trial heat in the new poll including Bolling gives him 13 percent and McAuliffe and Cuccinelli 34 percent… More New Poll: Cuccinelli, McAuliffe Tied (Bolling Irrelevant)