Added by Ray Waddell on February 20, 2009 at 9:42am —
For those of you who have the experience in government contracting and are interested in maintaining strict spending accountability at National level, here is the:
“Initial Implementing Guidance for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
This memorandum transmits the first installment of government-wide guidance for
carrying out programs and activities enacted in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
(“Recovery Act”) of 2009. Please bring this… Continue
Added by Ray Waddell on February 20, 2009 at 5:29am —
The AG tells the story:
“Edward Bell was executed tonight for the 1999 murder of Winchester Police Sgt. Ricky
Timbrook. On the evening of October 29, 1999, Bell, a drug-dealer, shot and killed Sgt.
Timbrook during a police pursuit. Timbrook’s murder left his family, including
his wife who was pregnant with their first child, devastated.
The jury’s… Continue
Added by Chuck Young on February 20, 2009 at 12:28am —
Fox News reports
on Opinion Dynamics' latest poll.
One month into Obama's term, 60 percent of Americans approve of the job he is doing as president, down from 65 percent three weeks ago (27-28 January 2009). Similarly, the portion of people that… Continue
Added by Chuck Young on February 20, 2009 at 12:27am —
I am trying to reconstruct a small family farm in southside Va.I remember when I was growing up we had all kinds of crops and livestock. Now I am trying to create a small fruits and vegetable farm. With this stimulas the Democrats got us into I have no idea how I am going to expand from having to pay back his money.
My question is how is this stimulating my farm and others like me? If our money is taken away to pay for someone else and not what we need to do for our family how is this… Continue
Added by Lewis Hawthorne on February 19, 2009 at 4:58pm —
Added by Ray Waddell on February 19, 2009 at 2:22pm —
Added by Ray Waddell on February 19, 2009 at 1:19pm —
Here is H. R. 1 the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”. Regardless of your probable bias against it, it is law and it allocates a “ton” of your money for someone to spend. I have found a very small area of expenditure that could benefit Virginia; and, I have made my Republican Virginia Senator and Delegate aware of that provision that might be implemented to their own political benefit as well as to an economic benefit to our Commonwealth.
Many of you have far more… Continue
Added by Ray Waddell on February 18, 2009 at 6:42pm —
Wow, I had a wonderful visit to the Capital for the open house for my Delegate Mark Cole
. He had a wonderful line up of Great Conservatives. Delegate Mark Cole had a lot of committee meetings that morning but he was able to make an appearance later in the morning.
Delegate Mark L. Cole
Member Since 2002
R - 88th District
Counties of Fauquier (part), Spotsylvania (part), and Stafford (part)
The first person who spoke was Virginia… Continue
Added by Sharon Evans on February 18, 2009 at 4:30pm —
Added by Ray Waddell on February 18, 2009 at 8:55am —
I am happy to announce that SJ#315 and SJ#390, which called for a Constitutional Convention, have failed in the Rules Committee (for this session.)
Added by Elaine Charles on February 17, 2009 at 10:57am —
This week, Sen. Mark Obenshain joined me on Virginia Politics On-Demand
. We spoke about the budget and last week's near power sharing agreement in the senate.
Added by J.R. Hoeft on February 15, 2009 at 2:04pm —
Buffalo Man Who Launched TV Network to Show Muslims in Positive Light Arrested -- for Beheading His Wife
By Greg Mitchell
Published: February 13, 2009 2:20 PM ET
NEW YORK A prominent Buffalo area businessman who founded the BridgesTV network to improve the image of Muslims in the U.S. has been arrested and charged with murdering his estranged wife – by beheading… Continue
Added by Donald Joy on February 14, 2009 at 10:26pm —
Saturday, February 14, 2009 Despite the fact that they don't have George W. Bush to kick around any more, the pathological need that comedians and other celebrities have to put their ignorance on display clearly hasn't taken a hiatus.
Bill Maher can be a funny guy, but he really knows very little about politics or policy. So it's absolutely infuriating when this guy gets an hour on Larry King Live to pretend he's a pundit. That must be what… Continue
Added by Dan Joseph on February 14, 2009 at 6:52pm —
February 13, 2009
The gigantic government rip-off.
By Charles Bloomer
Today, the House of Representatives passed the multi-billion dollar "Stimulus" package to the tune of over $700 Billion. No Republicans voted for the bill and seven Democrats voted against it. The Senate is expected to pass the bill later tonight. Three Republicans will vote for it -- Specter (PA), Snowe (ME), and Collins (ME). So far, more Democrats have voted against the bill… Continue
Added by Chuck Bloomer on February 14, 2009 at 12:47pm —
There is recent talk of VA voting in for the call for a Consitutional Convention. This must be stoped! There is only one reason for such, to abolish the United States of America as we have known it. Any such conclave would have the authority to completly dispose of the "Bill of Rights" as well as the Constitution as written by the Founders.
There may be well intentioned legislators who feel they could control the process to a tightly limited topic. Nope, it doesn't work that way.… Continue
Added by Philip Charles on February 14, 2009 at 12:25pm —
Added by Ray Waddell on February 13, 2009 at 8:11pm —
Added by Ray Waddell on February 13, 2009 at 11:19am —
I've been thinking about a few Constitutional Amendments to improve government:
1. No person having more than two years of higher education in the law or who has ever practiced law shall be permitted to run for public office
2. No person who has never served in the armed forces or been continuiously employed in a private sector, profit making enterprise for less than ten years shall be permitted to run for public office.
3. No candidate for public office may… Continue
Added by George Daily on February 13, 2009 at 7:22am —
Sarah Palin has formed a Political Action Committee that will enable her to build a national organization and travel to a town near you to speak before community groups, Click Underlined Link:
Alaskans Benefit From Sarah Palin's Economics
There is new book by Lorenzo Benet on Sarah's career, Click Underlined Link:… Continue
Added by Steve Lee on February 11, 2009 at 7:33pm —