What Happened

We lost. Sometimes the best answer is the simplest one. It’s been a rough 24 hours for Virginia Republicans. The Democrats swept the statewide races and came within inches of taking control of the House of Delegates, with several races likely going into recount in the coming weeks. We lost races we never dreamt we’d … Read more…

Making America Great Again With Trump’s Tax Plan

  Let’s get back to the real work that has to be done in this country. Forget Charlottesville. Forget Hurricane Harvey. Forget Antifa. Forget North Korea. Let’s talk about Making America Great Again with tax reform. Enter President Donald Trump – cue the fanfare. On Wednesday, President Trump will speak to yet another roaring crowd, … Read more…

Ed Gillespie Should Bust Virginia’s Liquor Monopoly

Since May 28, 1934, Virginia has held a monopoly on liquor sales in the commonwealth – a scheme that has been fruitful for the state’s government for over 80 years. Now, however, the time has come to relinquish the Prohibition-Era policies and get the government out of the citizen’s lives in Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate … Read more…

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…