The Past, Present, and Future of Richmond’s Monument Avenue

In the weeks after the chaos that enveloped Charlottesville, Virginia, after the clashing of white supremacists, members of the Ku Klux Klan, and what the drive-by media calls the “alt-right” against counter protesters and Anti-fa, states, municipalities, and politicians have been calling for the removal of historic monuments and statues that romanticize the Confederate-Era. Just … Read more…

PRIMARY DAY LIVE BLOG

4:07PM:  Turnout in HoD 72 has finally begun to crawl into the low to mid teens.  We can expect this is also what is occurring in the 56th. Several precincts in Brookland, where Ben Dessart is running for the Republican nomination for Supervisor, are currently reporting between the 10-14% turn out range. —— 3:40 PM: … Read more…

The NEW Grand Old Party

The Republican Party is changing. And no, I’m not talking about the recent populist wave responsible for the election of President Donald J. Trump. The change I’m referring to is not happening at the national level (yet), but at the local level. How ’bout that small government!? Millennials may be America’s largest bloc of eligible voters, but … Read more…

What Republicans Say…

The 2016 Election was both the beginning and the end for the Republican Party. Donald Trump’s shocking success was our wake-up call. Unfortunately, many Republicans would rather press snooze than wake-up and face reality. Let’s get one thing straight: Republican ideology is not the problem… our messaging is. The Grand Old Party has sounded like … Read more…

32 Signs you live in a political echo chamber

You regularly call the other side “misinformed”. Your political news on Facebook all say the same thing when a major event happens. You regularly question how people can “vote against their own interests”. You talk about the other sides “agenda”. You have retweeted or shared news articles you haven’t even read. C’mon admit you have. … Read more…