Daily Archives: October 10, 2010

The First Virginia Tea Party Convention: ‚ÄúConstitutional Conservatives‚ÄĚ Claim George Allen is a Liberal by Gregory Hilton

This flier was distributed at the convention while George Allen was speaking on Saturday. Many members of "Virginians for Constitutional Government" are firm foes of the Bush Administration. Photo by Dave Weigel

Over 2,600 people attended the first Virginia Tea Party convention on Saturday. The theme of the two-day gathering at the Richmond Convention Center was “The Constitution Still Matters.” The convention was addressed by Gov. Bob McDonnell, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Reps. Ron Paul (TX) and Steve King (IA), as well as former Senators George Allen (R-VA) and Rick Santorum (R-PA). Continue reading

Obama Warns The Chamber of Commerce by Gregory Hilton

President Obama and the Democratic National Committee have no proof, but today they are accusing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce of “stealing our democracy.” The Chamber receives funds from businesses overseas which are used to fund groups in foreign countries. The President believes those foreign funds are really be used to impact American political campaigns. Continue reading