Virginia Congressman Eric Cantor’s pants are on fire

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Virginia’s 8th district congressman Eric Cantor will be second in command just behind house minority leader John Boehner of Ohio if the Republicans take control of the House of Representatives Tuesday. Cantor appeared on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart last week with a claim that shot off the charts on the “Truth-o-Meter.” Cantor says […]

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Science Museum of Western Virginia announces major gift

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Science Museum of Western Virginia announces major gift

Roanoke, VA (October 11, 2010) – The Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Jr. Charitable Foundation Trust has presented a check for $30,000 to the Science Museum of Western Virginia, allowing the Museum to move forward with plans to develop a career profile installation that will highlight Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-based careers throughout […]

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Roanoke’s Mayor gets no credit for initiative to ban K-2

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Roanoke’s Mayor gets no credit for initiative to ban K-2

Salem City council on Monday adopted a resolution to ask the General Assembly to ban K-2 also know as “Spice” at its 2011 session. The substance is a marijuana substitute or “synthetic marijuana.” It is believed that it was first used as a spray on dried flowers and tobacco. When smoked it is many times more […]

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SurveyUSA says Griffith now leading in the 9th

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

SurveyUSA says Griffith now leading in the 9th

It is really is a dead heat with margin of error but this was a Griffith press release: ROANOKE _ The latest News7 SurveyUSA poll released Tuesday morning shows a change in the numbers between long-time incumbent Rick Boucher and Republican Morgan Griffith. Just a few weeks ago, Boucher appeared to be cruising to another […]

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McDonnell announces 700 jobs coming to Henrico County in 2011

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

RICHMOND – Governor Bob McDonnell announced today that Virginia-based Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) is expanding its Virginia workforce by more than 1,000 new positions in 2010 and 2011; 700 of those positions will be located in Henrico County. Capital One recently purchased two new commercial office buildings for its campus in the Innsbrook […]

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Irish Republican group endorses Griffith

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

CHRISTIANSBURG _ The Irish American Republicans (www.IrishGOP.com), a 130-year-old coalition of Irish Americans who support the principles of free markets, low taxes, limited government, individual liberty, and US support for Peace and Justice in Ireland, are proud to endorse Morgan Griffithfor election to the US Congress.  The group said: “The Irish American Republicans are calling […]

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City Planning Commission to tour Countryside property

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

City Planning Commission to tour Countryside property

The schedule is set according to Chris Chittum Roanoke City Planning Administrator. The Planning Commission will create and recommend a master plan for the 100+ acres once a public golf course. Thursday at 4:00 p.m. planning commission members will start a tour of the property beginning at the 11th fairway. This is the fairway carefully […]

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Jim McKelvey seeks legal council over Perriello mailers

Monday, October 25, 2010

Jim McKelvey seeks legal council over Perriello mailers

Jim McKelvey who lost the Republican primary for the 5th district to Robert Hurt formed a Political Action Committee (PAC) named “Take Our Country Back.” In a June e-mail McKelvey said that he would be making no endorsements of any political candidate in the Commonwealth. He would only be using the PAC to evaluate candidates […]

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Tom Perriello’s 24-hour tour – video

Monday, October 25, 2010

Congressman Tom Perriello is tired today after his 24-hour overnight whirlwind tour of the 5th district. He had at least 14 stops. Here is is twitter feed with picture links taken along the way. Check out Blue Virginia great coverage and pictures as he followed Perriello through the night:   12:13 pm Stop 14: Altavista YMCA #24HoursOfTom […]

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Pat Boone spokesman for seniors’ group honors Griffith

Saturday, October 23, 2010

 Pat Boone spokesman for seniors' group honors Griffith

Seniors’s group and NTLC recognize Griffith. ALEXANDRIA _ Legendary entertainer Pat Boone, spokesman for a national non-partisan senior citizen group, announced today that Morgan Griffith has won the 60 Plus Association’s Honorary Guardian of Seniors’ Rights award. Griffith is a Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in VA-09. Boone, still performing at concerts, […]

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Rick Boucher’s new ad says Griffith is “full of it”

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Rick Boucher’s new ad says Griffith is “full of it”

Incumbent 9th district Congressman Rick Boucher (D) and his Republican opponent Morgan Griffith met for the first time at a debate held by WSLS Channel 10 Thursday, October 21. At the debate Griffith made a point that Boucher’s Democratic colleage Congressman Nick Rahall voted against Cap and Trade saying it would cost coal jobs and raise […]

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Healthcare with Rick Boucher and Morgan Griffith (a must read)

Friday, October 22, 2010

Healthcare with Rick Boucher and Morgan Griffith (a must read)

THERE IS SOME REVEALING GOOD STUFF HERE SO READ THIS ALL! The WSLS Channel 10 debate was packed full of budget balancing and Cap and Trade wrangling. The half-hour whizzed by for moderator Jay Warren Thursday evening. I got a chance to ask them both afterward – How would you vote if the current healthcare […]

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