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  • Chicago Teachers Union Strike: A Parent's Perspective

    This week marked the second week of school in Virginia for my two elementary-level children. And as I began to navigate the “get to know you” phase of the new school year, I had a dismaying new perspective on the current teacher union strike in Chicago. There are a lot … More

    Will 2010 Be an Earmark Free Zone?

    According to Roll Call, during a Democrat strategy session last week Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) broached the idea of suspending earmarks during the 2010 appropriations process. And even though the reasons cited were mostly political – this fiscal restraint would come as welcome relief to the average everyday American. Earmarks … More

    The States Fight Back: Virginia Rejects Obamacare's Individual Mandates

    Yesterday the U.S. Constitution and federalism won a key battle. The Virginia Senate, which has a Democrat Majority, passed a bill prohibiting a requirement for Virginians to purchase health-care insurance. Five Democrats from swing districts joined all of the Senate Republicans in voting in favor of the measure. And with … More

    10,000 Rally Against Obamacare

    U.S. CAPITOL WEST STEPS – Last Thursday a call went out from talk radio to conservatives to gather today, at noon, for a press conference on Obamacare. Over 10,000 people have shown up so far to raise their concerns about the health care discussions currently under way. We are halfway … More