Goochland Treasurer Arrested for Embezzlement

By at February 4, 2011 | 9:04 am | 0 Comment

Goochland Treasurer Brenda Grubbs was arrested on Wednesday February 2, 2011 and charged with embezzlement.  According to County Administrator Rebecca Dickson, the Attorney General has been assisting and the State Police have begun an investigation.  The Times Dispatch is running the story here.  Latest reports are citing as much as $135,000 as being stolen.  The more...

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Urgent Call to Action – HB1721 (February 4)

By at February 1, 2011 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

Do you think decisions regarding private property rights should be made by your local county supervisors who breathe Goochland county air and visit regularly with its citizens or mandated by state of Virginia bureaucrats who have never even crossed the county line? You have only a few days to influence who decides your future! HB1721, introduced by Delegate more...

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School Board Adopts FY 2012 Budget

By at January 26, 2011 | 8:14 pm | 0 Comment

Near the conclusion of its roughly three-hour workshop meeting on January 25, 2011 the School Board adopted a budget in an amount that one member suggested was about $1,000,000 in excess of what County Administration had requested.  A link to Ken Odor's online article in the Goochland Gazette is here.  To this observer - I attended the last two workshops - the more...

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View Rep. Bachmann’s SOTU response

By at January 26, 2011 | 9:15 am | 0 Comment

Click here for the text and video of Representative Michele Bachmann's response to President Obama's State of the Union speech - January 25, more...

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“The Tea Party is a positive development in our politics”

By at January 22, 2011 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment

“The Tea Party is a positive development in our politics”

In an interview published in the January 22-23, 2011 Weekend Edition of the Wall Street Journal, Walter Williams notes that the tea party movement is long overdue.  And he hopes the movement has staying power.  The interview draws from Mr. Williams' new autobiography, "Up from the Projects". An excerpt from the interview article is copied below.  WSJ Online more...

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We The People…

By at May 12, 2010 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

We The People…

The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States of America: "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for more...