VA 5th District GOP Candidates Take the 10th

There’s a horse race afoot in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. No less than seven candidates are vying to run against vulnerable freshman Democrat Tom Perriello. Six of them because they feel that the GOP’s anointed nominee, State Senator Robert Hurt, lacks the fortitude to champion small government in Washington. Considering that in 2004 Hurt supported…

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Medical Marijuana and Constitutional Confusion in Virginia

From CBS affiliate WTVR.com in Richmond: Delegate Harvey Morgan, a Republican from the 98th district, is introducing legislation that would give more patients access to medical marijuana, as long as they had a doctor’s prescription. This could be another positive step toward ending decades of incredibly costly and embarrassingly futile prohibition efforts, at least in…

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Let Them Eat Health Care

Newsflash: Congressional Democrats don’t care what you think! In fact, they don’t even care what members of their own party think. From a report on USNews.com Democratic Leaders Plan Secret Health Reform Deliberations Despite their claims to the contrary, the way that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have handled the…

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NYTimes: 10th Amendment Really Just a Plot By Big Health Insurance

As it so often does, the New York Times gave much-deserved credit to its readership’s intelligence Monday, with an article describing the brewing battle over health care “reform” at the state level as the work of insidious insurance lobbyists, who have apparently been plotting for years to derail the ever-shifting corporatist giveaway known as ObamaCare.…

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Nullification at Work: California to Legalize Marijuana?

An initiative to legalize marijuana in California has garnered enough signatures for placement on the 2010 ballot, according to its supporters. From NBC: The [regrettably titled] Tax and Regulate Initiative has far more than the nearly 434,000 signatures needed to make the statewide ballot, said Richard Lee, well-known Oakland medical marijuana entrepreneur and the initiative’s…

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