Hurricane Irene and Republicans actually want to raise payroll taxes, showing that they are only for tax increases that hurt average Americans.   




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27 Aug 2011
August 27, 2011

Civil Wars

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      What happens when the Center cannot hold, the Left can’t get its act together, the Revolution is betrayed, good people do nothing, and evil triumphs.




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The DPVA and OFA need to collect a minimum of 10,000 signatures (including 400 per congressional district) to get president Obama on the March 6, 2012 Virginia Democratic Primary ballot.  If the President is the only candidate who meets the filing requirements, he will be declared the winner and the Democratic primary will not be..




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President Obama’s reelection campaign has launched Project Vote – an effort to increase voter registration, grass roots organizing and get out the vote.  See below for a discussion of the effort and its leaders.




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24 Aug 2011
August 24, 2011

Extending Election Hours? Not Likely.

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Yesterday, election day trauma again brought calls to extend the hours for voting beyond the statutory 7 pm cut-off.  This was the first earthquake-related request, but recent years have brought similar requests due to too many voters, too much rain, ice-storms, and/or bad traffic and delayed public transportation.  Virginia law provides that election hours may..




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None of whom have GOP opposition!  Also to Barbara Favola and Janet Oleszek – who definitely have GOP opposition and I hope will benefit from a unified Democratic Party.




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23 Aug 2011
August 23, 2011

Sacco & Vanzetti

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Executed August 23, 1927.  




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23 Aug 2011
August 23, 2011

Obama on the Ballot!

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At many primary polling places today, volunteers are offering petitions to place President Obama on the ballot for 2012.  We need 10,000 signatures statewide.  So, after you vote today, please sign the petition.  Thanks.




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From now until 7 pm.  Check here for your polling place information.  Check here for my comments on the races.  I hope you will join me in supporting Alfonso Lopez and Theo Stamos.




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George Allen told a Martinsville Bulletin reporter last week that he now opposes raising the debt ceiling, something he voted for four times during his six years as a failed Senator. The cynical flip flop is nothing new from a candidate who says he wants to cut spending after supporting a $3 trillion increase in the..




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