Tag Archives: swing district

David Franke: ‘Fun on Election Day’

Posted by David Franke at LewRockwell.com blog:

I don’t look at voting as a patriotic duty, or as having any intrinsic importance (there isn’t a worthless Fed note’s difference between the major parties). Rather, I look at it as a form of self-expression; whenever possible, you try to give a finger to the incumbent crooks.… Read more ...

Conservatives may defect to independent candidate in swing VA-05 Congressional district

Talking Points Memo reports (excerpt):

The cry of “RINO” in Virginia’s fifth Congressional district is starting to sound a bit familiar as Republicans have opted for a primary election to choose their nominee to challenge freshman Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA).

Tea party activists in the district don’t think the favored candidate Robert Hurt, a state senator from rural Chatham, is conservative enough.

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