Robert Hurt, Congressman from the 5th District, has released another ad. The ad portrays Gen. Douglass (Ret.) as nothing but a lobbyist, and is unfair in doing so. This ad was produced by Scott Howell, who you will remember as the person who put up an ad for Saxby Chambliss in Georgia, portraying VietNam triple-amputee … Continue reading
This is based on an idea in another person’s writing, an editorial. The Editor and Publisher of the Mecklenburg Sun, Tom McLaughlin, wrote an editorial on September 14, 2011 that I think is particularly timely still, even a year later. The premise of the editorial is that there are consequences of Rep. Hurt’s actions, and … Continue reading
Ben Hudson of Fluvanna has thrown his hat in the ring for the congressional seat now held by Robert Hurt, and sought also by General John Douglass of Faquier. (5th CD) Hudson, a retired Lieutenant Colonel, is 51 and has two grown children. He is married to his wife Brenda.
John Douglass, candidate for the 5th Congressional District seat, had a town hall meeting Charlottesville Monday night, in which he used straight talk in comparing what he would do in office and that which Robert Hurt is doing now and for the last almost two years. One of the main points Mr. Douglass made was … Continue reading
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For the past two months, the Cumberland Board of Supervisors have been struggling with a loan that was taken out in 2008 with a variable interest rate. In order to deal with the volatility of an adjustable rate, derivatives were used to try and even out the effect of rate increases.
Let’s shorten this: Robert Hurt wants to ruin your water. His bill, HR4278 would remove key provisions of the Clean Water Act so his rich friends can do what they want with the wetlands and waterways in this country. “Preserving Rural Resources Act of 2012″ Of course, he has named his bill in terms of … Continue reading
While others have written about the UVA mess in terms of deconstructing it and the people involved, I have been taking a look at why the university would want to bring upon itself all this unwanted publicity. I don’t think that any organization wishes to have a situation like this thrust upon them, and that’s … Continue reading
Recently, Robert Hurt made comments on the two-year anniversary of the passage of “Obamacare” otherwise known as the health care reform law or ACA. “It has been just two years since President Obama signed his health care bill into law and with each passing day it becomes clearer that the President’s health care law is … Continue reading
I ran across this handy tool a while back, and I refer to it often. The Commonwealth of Virginia has available a report with plenty of information in it. Everything from current statistics to future employment trends and occupation viability.
On Robert Hurt’s official website, details of visits he has made to the district are available to read. That’s a good thing. What’s not so good is that Hurt does not hold meetings planned so a community can attend, so called “Town Hall” meetings. You might remember our previous representative, Tom Perriello attended in excess … Continue reading
At his blog, Waldo Jaquith has the story of Feda Kidd Morton, who was a candidate in 2009 for the 2010 nomination of the Republican Party for House of Representatives in the 5th Congressional District. Morton actually accused the SBE of committing election fraud, in what she had claimed was an effort of others to … Continue reading