Hilarious Spin: Why Employee Free Choice Didn’t Matter in Virginia

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 2:40 pm

A bit groggy this morning, I scrolled through my email and reader for a good analysis of what happened in yesterday’s election. If I drank coffee, I would’ve spit it all over my screen when I came across some hilarious spin about the Virginia gubernatorial race.

Keeping a straight face, the corporate-funded “Workforce Fairness Institute” blasted a breathless email claiming that the Employee Free Choice Act was the central issue for voters.

Tim Kaine to DNC: Help or Hurt Terry McAuliffe’s Guv Chances?

By: Sunday January 4, 2009 3:04 pm

Virginia GOPs are already calling Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and former head of the Democratic National Committee Terry McAuliffe “Chairman.” Will Obama’s choice of incumbent governor Tim Kaine to helm the DNC help or hurt Terry’s chances to be elected Kaine’s successor?

All the Pretty Houses (Part II): Lifestyles of the Rich & Befuddled

By: Friday August 22, 2008 12:45 pm

Behold the grand foyer of John and Cindy McCain former home. This Phoenix mansion is 14,000 square feet, with 9 bedrooms, and 8 baths. Amenities include 2 guest houses, his and hers dressing cabanas, a spa, 3 ramadas (2 w/full bar set-up), a pavillion, a large lap pool, and a detached 7-car garage. It was a simpler life, unburdened by the real estate confusion that besets the senator today.

Mark Warner’s Fun Ride

By: Monday June 23, 2008 10:41 am

Former Virginia Governor Mark Warner is the Democratic nominee and heavy favorite to pick up retiring Senator John Warner’s (no relation) open seat. He left the governor’s mansion with some polls showing him with up to an 80% approval rating, as he solved an ongoing budget crisis that was caused by–naturally–the guy who now also wants to occupy that senate seat–former Governor Jim Gilmore:Democrat Mark Warner has widened his lead against