D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone described in an interview last week that he was working with heroes during the violent January 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. In that interview, written about here at Bearing Drift (link), he said, “I experienced the most brutal, savage hand-to-hand combat of my entire life let alone my…

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Wednesday press release from the Wason Center for Civic Leadership at Christopher Newport University…. NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Virginia voters rank themselves moderate, leaning slightly conservative, but support Democrats’ proposals on health care, immigration, environmental policy and economic fairness, according to a survey released today by the Wason Center for Civic Leadership at Christopher Newport…

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“I experienced the most brutal, savage hand-to-hand combat of my entire life let alone my policing career, which spans almost two decades.” -D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone D.C. Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone was recently on with CNN’s Don Lemon in an emotional recounting of the violent January 6, 2021, insurrection on the U.S.…

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Bearing Drift – oh, how I have missed you. I had stepped away from the keyboard and Grand New Podcast the past few months to focus on my campaign for the Republican nomination for the House of Delegates in the 50th District. You know, the one that a self-proclaimed socialist currently occupies. I thought that…

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In 2015 I ran unsuccessfully for the Virginia House of Delegates for the 74th district. At the time the district was a D+50, a district where all the dominos would have had to fall just right for me to win. During the election and campaign, then House Majority Leader Del. Kirk Cox took time to…

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Politicians are a lot like TV characters. They often read from scripts in carefully staged locations, their approval ratings are a key to their current and future prospects, and they all have their eyes on bigger roles. Consider Gov. Ralph Northam (D), whose bumpy tenure as the leading player on the commonwealth’s biggest political stage…

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