Dunnavant’s Democratic Junta What’s in a party name? 12th district Republican candidate for Virginia State Senate, Dr. Siobhan Dunnavant, an OB-GYN, has run a spirited primary nomination campaign against three rivals for the seat being vacated by retiring 32-year incumbent Walter A. Stosch. The noted physician and small business owner, and sister to House of […]
No Holds Barred and Bare Knuckles with The Donald. Trump unloads on Obama, Republicans, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, TPP, Romney and Hillary.
All Roads to the White House in 2016 Run Through Virginia Will he or won’t he? With the race for the Republican nomination for President in 2016 this wide open, and sporting a potential 19 aspirants, a Donald Trump for President candidacy does not have the air of pure entertainment it had a few cycles back. This time it’s for real — and […]
Ralph Smith: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Election! Virginia’s General Assembly prides itself on being populated by ‘citizen legislators.’ The implied meaning of that is the legislature is the people’s deliberative body. The people select its members. That’s why what is going on in Roanoke County-centric Senate District 19 is so troubling. You see, outgoing […]
Primary Lollapalooza! Now that the filing deadline has passed for Virginia candidates to qualify for the June 9 primary ballot, here are my infamous morning-line odds on key intra-party races. As you know, I’m always right… These are not predictions (those will come June 5) but merely my analysis on where the races stand right […]