Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Virginia’s Langley Air Force Base Set To Welcome Squadron Of F-22 Raptors

The estimated amount of jobs that are said to come to the Hampton area associated with the relocation of the squadron sits between 600 and 800, and, of course, really, really cool airplanes.

BREAKING: Gillespie Wins Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Endorsement

Northern Virginia's business community followed up on Gillespie's outstanding performance with the best possible choice for Virginia's economy...

Amid The General Decline For Coal, Some Miners See A Bright Future

Although there has been a gradual trend away from coal towards natural gas, towards renewable energy sources, leading to the eventual closing of hundreds of coal-fired generators across the U.S. in the coming years, not every coal company sees a bleak future.

Dulce Et Decorum Est: Second Thoughts on Syria

Rather than attempting $82 million dollars of warfare, one might consider what $82 million of peace would provide.

Trump’s Middle East Team Pushing For Peace

As the Trump Administration is set to send a White House contingent to the Middle East to engage in peace talks, they will have to deal with regional malcontents that have let hatred of Western ideals cloud their judgement.

Winsome Sears Shifts Campaign Into High Gear; New Hires

Sears is shocking the media by holding her Democratic opposition even in the polls.

House Democrat Slams Own Party’s Redistricting Plan As A Self-Serving Political Power Grab

Delegate Stephen Heretick (D-Portsmouth) came out against the House Democratic redistricting plan calling it "gerrymandering in response to gerrymandering. It's tit-for-tat. It's, in the immortal words of baseball great Yogi Berra, 'it is deja vu all over again.'" 

Senators Rush Back To D.C. To Deliberate $5.7 Billion Bill Funding Border Wall

The House of Representatives adjourned less than an hour ago, ensuring that the legislation is now in the hands of a Senate that is unlikely to pass the funding measure before midnight tonight.

Democrat Dick Saslaw Discovers Uber; Wants To Tax It

Enter freshman Delegate Emily Brewer, who took to the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates to excoriate the septuagenarian Saslaw.  

Virginia State Police Engage In Crackdown On I-66 HOV Lane Drivers

During the hours of 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. eastbound and 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. westbound (Monday through Friday), drivers with at least two people traveling can use I-66 for free, but with an E-Z Pass Flex turned to "HOV-mode."