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We’re So Surprised, Said Nobody Ever | 06-14-2019

Get ready for a shocker – no state is more fun than California! According to a new Wallet Hub survey , based on 26 different metrics the Golden State tops the other 49 when it comes to having fun, be it indoors or out. Some of those include weather...

But Do You ‘Like’ Like Him? | 08-10-2018

If this political year hasn’t already been weird enough for you, try this on for size: a Virginia Congressional candidate is denying his interest in legendary forest creature Bigfoot is sexual in nature. Yes, as Vox reports , candidate Denver Riggleman...

Dogging It | 12-08-2017

The Virginia governor’s mansion, meanwhile, is getting set to host a new resident of its own. That’s right, a black Labrador pooch named Murphy is going to be kicking it big time around the home’s stately grounds for the next four years...

Pretty in Pink | 03-10-2017

Hunters in Virginia have for years been required to wear a Day-Glo orange vest to make sure their fellow hunters can more easily discern them from Bambi before firing off a few rounds. But if Virginia state Sen. Richard Stuart has his way Old Dominion...

Gunning for the Governor’s Job | 12-16-2016

Speaking of guns, it’s pretty much a requirement these days for a Republican candidate for any office – and in some states, Dems too – to be to the far right of Yosemite Sam when it comes to firearms. Hence, Prince William County Board...

Contradictions In Contradictions | 11-18-2016

Donald Trump’s surprising victory last week has roiled households, workplaces and the public square. Supporters are of course elated while opponents are not. That very scenario is playing out in earnest at the University of Virginia, where the Washington...

Kaine, Kean, Who Cares? | 08-05-2016

Okay, picking just one of Donald Trump’s gaffes to make light of is akin to eating a single potato chip: how do you stop at just one? But for the sake of brevity, let’s take a short trip back down memory lane. Really short - as in just a few...

Let He Who Is Without Porn Cast The First Stone | 05-20-2016

Virginia Congressional candidate Mike Webb wasn’t happy about losing in the June primary for the Old Dominion’s 8 th Congressional District to GOP rival Matt Wavro. He was in fact quite ticked, feeling that Wavro had sabotaged him. But it...

By Any Other Name | 04-08-2016

George Mason University was understandably excited to receive $30 million recently from a few folks – including the Koch brothers – to rename the school’s law school after recently-deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. University...

Cheaters Gonna Cheat | 01-29-2016

Hard as it might be to fathom in the year 2016, adultery is still illegal in over a dozen states. This includes Virginia, where the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that lawmakers last week killed legislation to decriminalize infidelity. The bill’s...

Profiles in Lack of Courage | 11-06-2015

It is safe to presume that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn’t think much of Sen. Bill Stanley’s intestinal fortitude. Or lack thereof, to be more precise. As Washington D.C. radio station WTOP reports , Stanley recently called police over...

Chickening Out For Real | 07-31-2015

When he was running for office, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised his kids that if he won they could get some chickens. And as any parent knows, kids never forget a promise. So as the Washington Post reports, there is now a quartet of hens at the...

Cocktails and Crullers | 03-20-2015

Many a politician over the years has been caught up in the relentless pursuit of power. But for Virginia Del. Robert Krupicka Jr., there is an even more tantalizing pursuit: donuts. Yep, as the Washington Post reports, Krupicka has announced he will not...