If anyone believes the political establishment has a solution to the debt problem, please visit one of Virginia's close-minded "conservative" republican establishment political blog sites, bearingdrift, and see for yourselves. From an article posted there titled "Virginia Candidates React to Debt Ceiling Issue": That the U.S. has a debt ceiling at all is unusual. Most [...]
Gregg: Repeal not best tactic on healthcare law A top Senate Republican suggested Monday night that the party's prevailing strategies to curtail the new healthcare law might not be good ideas. Sen. Judd Gregg (N.H.), the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said that repealing the new healthcare reform law — or looking to [...]
In the wake of defeats of establishment candidates in recent Republican and Democrat primaries around the country, two Virginia Tea Party leaders are personally continuing that trend by endorsing non-establishment candidates in their respective districts. Karen Miner Hurd, Founder of the Hampton Roads Tea Party, privately endorses Ben Loyola for Congress in the GOP primary (2nd [...]
Yahoo News, December 7, 2009 “The response of all those who were polled was Democratic 36%, Tea Party 23% and Republican 18%. Further, the poll found that independents are more inclined to vote for a tea party candidate over Democratic or Republican candidates. While some Republicans have expressed dismay over the emergence of the tea [...]
CBS 4, December 16, 2009 “The Florida GOP race is being followed closely by national political watchers to see what, if any, impact the tea party movement might have amongst GOP voters.” Read More...