Spending other people's money can be such a thrill, particularly when there is lots of it to spend. On the other hand, when somebody else is spending your money, it is not so much fun. So it is good to place restrictions on those folks we delegate to spend our money for us. The problem?... Continue Reading →
HAVE OUR STATE GOVERNMENTS BECOME WIMPY?
These days I am not very excited about politics. I still see the issues as extremely important, but I don't have any genuine Conservatives running locally that I can support. I still support the Republican Party, but the Republican Party is not doing anything meaningful. They are just waiting for disgust with President Barack Obama... Continue Reading →
OCCASIONALLY WE GET GOOD NEWS!
Here is an email I got from Delegate Bob Marshall on Friday. House of Delegates Law Suits to Protect Marriage and More! Dear Friends, Thanks to your good efforts Delegate Cole’s HR 566 passed 65-32 last night in modified form by authorizing the Speaker to act on behalf of the House of Delegates to defend Virginia’s Constitution or... Continue Reading →
WHY GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE’S “LINE ITEM VETO” IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL
Because Delegate Rob Bell provides such an excellent explanation of why Governor McAuliffe "line item veto," I decided to post his email too. No You Can't, Governor Today Governor McAuliffe announced he would line item veto budget provisions that prohibit him from expanding Medicaid. Here’s why the Governor can’t do what he wants. Last week,... Continue Reading →