A Better Deal: Democrats to Court Populists by Repeating FDR’s Mistakes?

Earlier this week, Congressional Democrats gathered in Berryville, VA where they announced their new economic agenda, “A Better Deal”. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) where among those in attendance for the press conference to pitch an blatantly “populist” agenda, attempting to hijack the populist wave responsible for electing … Read more…

Emily Brewer Shows Republicans the Way Forward

On Tuesday, Virginians experienced two very different primaries with Democratic turnout blowing Republican turnout out of the water. Of the 909,320 voters who cast ballots yesterday, 543,046 were Democratic and 366,274 were Republican. This year’s Democratic primary drew near 4-times the number of voters than their 2013 primary which drew only 144,435. In the wake … 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…