President Bill Clinton came to town Halloween Eve to support the Macker, Terry McAuliffe, next Governor of Virginia.
There are those who bemoan the difficulty of the choice, having to choose between snake oil and holy water. It really isn’t a difficult choice.
Lots of good writing on the race and on the candidates. My favorite article in the past few days is by Noreen Malone titled
Terry McAuliffe’s Shamelessness Makes Him Loveable
His extremist opponent doesn’t hurt, either
One could always cast a write-in for the fabulous Bomb Dog!
Last Tuesday’s Democratic Primary Councilmanic 2nd place tie supposed to be resolved today at 1330hrs, City Hall, basement conference room.
It was a Republican president who drove the largest expansion of parkland ever (YAY! TR! Teddy!). It was a Republican who started up the EPA.
How many Republicans can you fit under a single tree in a parking lot? At least nineteen.
When did it become a bad thing in the Republican mind to be an environmentalist?
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA was proposed by President Richard Nixon and began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate.– Wikipedia
Local folk, waiting for the Republican gubernatorial ticket, in the shade of crape myrtles.
Democrat Jason Vandever won a special election for Charlottesville treasurer in a landslide Tuesday, defeating independent John Pfaltz 1,280 votes to 397. A total of 1,683 voters hit the polls, said registrar Sheri Iachetta. There were four write-in votes, and two people cast blank ballots.–Daily Progress
Wes Bellamy introduced Kristin Szakos to a gathering downtown. Councilor Szakos is making a 2nd run for the CHO City Council. Charlottesville Tomorrow has the story.
Mr. Fields, Sunday before election day, working to re-elect President Obama.