Monthly Archives: May 2009

A Conventional Way to Pick Nominees

As I assume everybody knows, the Democratic primary for Governor and Lt. Governor is June 9th.  All the candidates are running hard and chasing the last-second votes.  In the Gov’s race, I think it’s a question of whether Creigh Deeds … Continue reading

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Rolling Thunder!

Today the windows must have rattled at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. as thousands of bikers descended on Washington, D.C. for the annual “Rolling Thunder” motorcycle rally. I’ve been lucky to participate in this event since 2002 when I was a new … Continue reading

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Bring Back the Liberty U Democrats!

Yesterday Liberty University in Lynchburg announced it was abolishing the Liberty University Democratic Club as a student organization.  Since Liberty is a private institution, it can legally do that.  But, it’s hard to imagine a more dull-witted attempt to promote the … Continue reading

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I Was There When Payday Lending Was Legalized

When I was a kid, there was a series of books called “I Was There.”  It was all about onlookers, usually small children, who were there when famous events occurred, like the battle of Lexington or Lincoln’s speech at Gettysburg.  … Continue reading

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Meet Me this Weekend on a Harley or with C. Deeds

“Everybody’s working for the weekend …” Yet another mediocre Top 40 hit from my youth.  Definitely the case for me.  I’ve been in and out of trial for the past three weeks.  Just trying to get a break from work.  … Continue reading

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