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Virginia Right! News Hound for 7/17/2010

Saturday July 17, 2010 Roundup:

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place.

The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, these links are mostly outside of the Mainstream Media. This feature is designed to save you the time of sifting through dozens of websites and blogs. Buckle up. It is going to be a bumpy ride.

The Other McCain:

It’s FDIC Failed-Bank Friday!

Redstate:

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D, MD) and the imaginary Berwick confirmation hearings.

Daily Caller:

NAACP resolution may have strengthened Tea Party

American Thinker:

Liberty, Sovereignty, and Arizona

American Jeopardy: What is Fascism?

Big Government:

The Ku Klux Klan, Terrorist Wing of the Democratic Party

Big Hollywood:

Daily Gut: CNN Guffaws as Kathy Griffin Trashes Scott Brown’s Daughters

Breitbart TV:

FLASHBACK: Louis Farrakhan Declares War on ‘Negroes’ at 1997 NAACP Conference

Hidden Cameras Show Illegal-Immigrants Streaming Across AZ Border

Michelle Malkin:

Illegal Alien Gets Taxpayer Funded Penis Pump

A Sheila Jackson Lee Twofer

Ken Salazar needs another ass-kicking

And the Award for Best Supporting Role in Fetal Murder Goes To…

Newsbusters:

HEADS, OBAMA WINS; TAILS, BUSH LOSES: AP’S INCONSISTENT ‘RECESSION’ DEFINITION

Introducing The Obama Bumper Sticker Removal Kit

Jack Cafferty: Dems Should Be ‘Euphoric’ Over Sarah Palin’s Popularity

Dallas Tea Party Calls Olbermann, Matthews, Schultz and Ratigan Racists

Politico:

California tracking fight gets heated


And From the Virginia Blogs:

Remember: Visit Old Dominion Blogs for all the Virginia Blogs under one roof!

Project Virginia:

2012 GOP Presidential Frontrunners On Twitter

From On High:

There’s Talk. And Then There’re Actions.

Fishersville Mike:

A mid-summer’s political outlook

SWAC Girl:

WaEx Editorial: “Holder should drop the Arizona Suit”

Mason Conservative:

George Allen Is Running, No Doubt

Crystal Clear Conservative:

Obama’s Gaffe

Tertium Quids:

Through the looking glass with Bill Bolling

United Conservatives:

Arizona-Lebanon In America?

USA Today iPad App to Remain Free Through 3Q

Blog: ProjectVirginia posted by: Ford and Steve

Gannett CEO Craig Dubow said during the company’s second-quarter earnings call that its iPad app for USA Today would remain free-of-charge and ad-supported at least through the third quarter of this year,paidContent reported. Dubow also said USA Todayapps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android platforms have been downloaded more than 5 million times over the past 18 months, adding that three companies signed on as sponsors for the iPad app: Coca-Cola, Chrysler, and Barnes & Noble, according to paidContent.

Continue reading USA Today iPad App to Remain Free Through 3Q

2012 GOP Presidential Frontrunners On Twitter

Blog: ProjectVirginia posted by: Ford and Steve

Twitter stats for the early frontrunners for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination:

Newt Gingrich: 1,308,757 followers, 1,925 tweets
Sarah Palin: 191,164 followers, 347 tweets
Mike Huckabee: 83,297 followers, 1,188 tweets
Tim Pawlenty: 16,464 followers, 235 tweets
Mitt Romney: 14,347 followers, 241 tweets
Haley Barbour: 6,357 followers, 264 tweets
Mitch Daniels: 3,451 followers, 457 tweets

Continue reading 2012 GOP Presidential Frontrunners On Twitter

Introducing the Obama Bumper Sticker Removal Kit

Blog: Virginia Right! posted by: Tom White

H/T – Newsbusters

Folks, this is a funny video. If you are looking for a laugh, this is great. Also, the web address takes you to American Tees, which is a really great marketing gimmick.

Continue reading Introducing the Obama Bumper Sticker Removal Kit

Mathieson Aide Embezzled More Than $52,000

Blog: ProjectVirginia posted by: Ford and Steve

Amended campaign documents show a former legislator’s aide who was recently sentenced to prison spent more than $52,000 on unauthorized trips to night clubs, liquor stores and restaurants.

Jason Robinson was sentenced last month to three years and ordered to pay back the money that he took from former Del. Bobby Mathieson‘s campaign funds. Robinson’s illegal spending spree lasted from January 2008 through September 2009, when he also used the funds for convenience store purchases and for a personal gym membership. That’s according to an analysis of the reports provided by the Virginia Public Access Project, a nonprofit tracker of money in Virginia politics. The 26-year-old had worked for the Democrat Mathieson since 2007. Mathieson was defeated last year.

Continue reading Mathieson Aide Embezzled More Than $52,000

George Allen: Raising Money Like He’s Running

Blog: ProjectVirginia posted by: Ford and Steve

He may not be formally running for office at the moment, but former Sen. George Allen (R) posted impressive fundraising totals for the reporting period ending June 30. According to records filed with the Federal Election Commission, Allen’s political action committee Good Government for America collected $314,595 from April 1 to June 30. After spending $86,458 during the period, the committee ended the period with $252,074 in the bank. Allen’s political future is the focus of intense speculation in Virginia. Asked whether he might challenge Sen. Jim Webb (D) to regain the Senate seat Webb won from him in 2006, Alllen has repeatedly said “perhaps.” He gave that answer as recently as Wednesday.

Continue reading George Allen: Raising Money Like He’s Running

Virginia’s Vulnerable Dems Have More Cash

Blog: ProjectVirginia posted by: Ford and Steve

Virginia’s four potentially vulnerable Democratic members of Congress all have commanding financial leads over their opponents, giving them a key strategic advantage as they battle anti-incumbent head winds between now and November.Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show that Democratic Reps. Rick Boucher (VA-9), Gerald E. Connolly (VA-11), Glenn Nye (VA-2) and Tom Perriello (VA-5) each ended the second quarter of the year with at least $1.3 million in the bank, while their four GOP challengers each had less than $300,000 available as of June 30.

Continue reading Virginia’s Vulnerable Dems Have More Cash

There’s Talk. And Then There’re Actions.

Blog: From On High posted by: Jerry Fuhrman

Ben White:

The White House has launched a coordinated campaign to push back against the perception taking hold in corporate America and on Wall Street that President Barack Obama is promoting an anti-business agenda.So the White House has launched a campaign to help instill that confidence, highlighted by Obama’s remarks on Wednesday stressing his commitment to lifting trade barriers as a way to spur economic growth.  [link]

Continue reading There’s Talk. And Then There’re Actions.

Arizona-Lebanon In America?

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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    Tom White Says:

    Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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