Congressman Don Beyer Donations Exposed in Latest DNC Hack

We live in Northern Virginia and, politically, in one of the most Democratic counties of the Commonwealth: Arlington. It is the very proud home of the Pentagon, as well as home to a large number of the brave men and women who serve our nation; however, we also have $1 million bus stops and the politicians have …

Virginia’s Governor Scheduled to Meet with Human Rights Abuser

For friends in Virginia, look at who “our” governor is meeting with next week: Cuba human rights abuser, Rodrigo Malmierca. Malmierca’s official title is Cuba’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment. He is the regime’s face man with foreign investors and for the past few months has been scrambling to secure debt relief from international …

Democratic Party Bosses Must Modernize, Get With the Times

Mandatory Photo ID for Voting Is Necessary The war on ballot integrity picks up steam in Virginia with a federal lawsuit later this year. At its core, and similar battles taking place in other states, it is an ugly side of American politics that the Left uses to scare people from voting. Look at this …

China and Smithfield Virginia, Follow Up

One of the most popular items on this blog is a 2013 post about a Chinese company purchasing Smithfield, the largest meat processing company in the world. A long-time Virginia company, its headquarters are located in the Tidewater region of the commonwealth. The blog post still generates weekly hits, about half from China. I also receive e-mail about it every now and …

Message and Warning for Virginia Republicans

There is a good message, as well as a warning, in this story for Virginia Republicans: John T. “Til” Hazel Jr., a prominent Northern Virginia lawyer and developer who helped build Tysons Corner, said politicians and some business leaders were complacently ignoring the danger posed by sequestration. “There’s still major, major refusal by politicians and business …

Space travel is hard

When you think of outer space exploration, most folks from my generation tend to think of Florida’s Cape Canaveral, rather than Virginia’s Eastern Shore or Wallops Island. However, when it comes to manned space travel or space exploration, there has been a lot more activity in Virginia than Florida the past few years. You probably know nothing …

Virginia Aftershock, A South Floridian’s View

Yesterday, the D.C. establishment was shocked by House Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary loss. Here are some random thoughts from South Florida. This upset serves as a good reminder of the three important lessons that all incumbents need to learn: • It is a privilege to serve your constituents. As Tip O’Neil once said, …