Saturday, September 3, 2011

Current Events ....catching up.

I've been full on in the pursuit of a new business venture these days.... and since my addition to the contributors over at Virginia Virtucon, there isn't alot of time to keep this blog updated. Most of it is just cross-posted from V V anyway.

But sometimes, it comes in handy for stepping out to call it like it is.

A lot of turbulance has occurred at the TooConservative blog for the last year or so.
It’s pretty much a given that Loudoun Insider has been on a freefall into oblivion, but recently, it took a much more sinister turn in a desperate grasp for readership.

Having the full cast of liberal comments and personalities, Vince Harris appears to have taken the final step in the liberal saturation method….all liberals, all the time. One has to wonder if he’ll actually start representing democrats in his professional life from now on.
His liberal blog will most definitely be a point of contention with potential clients…or worse yet, their competition.

I’ve worked beside many of these colorful characters…only if it was some years ago. They’re all completely fine with shooting down republicans who have lost their way…but when the tables are turned, they have difficulty ridding the people of wayward democrats. In pointed fact, they’re the most one-way jackovs you’ll ever encounter.
My record on calling it as realistically as was possible is documented HERE . One can readily peruse where I stated back then that the way to beat a candidate that you didn't care for was to rally support for another candidate. As usual, not one of these jackovs lifted a finger. They whined and ripped themselves apart over the results of Aug. 23...but not one of them actually DID ANYTHING to change the outcome except expel hot air.

Take the current issue of Dick Black. Most of these liberals have NEVER had a moment of conversation with the Colonel. Their blind hatred of the man is very close to mentally unbalanced…and they’ve never even had a conversation with the man.

Now, I have a few bones to pick with Col. Black, too. But all in all, I think he’s matured as a candidate and as a possible public official. Gone are the plastic fetuses and the witch hunts at the Loudoun Libraries. As Governor McDonnell has shown us, you can be pro-life but you don’t need to wear it on your sleeve all of the time. When economic common sense is needed, you really have to be able to shift gears.

I believe that Col. Black has learned that important lesson. And he understands that he doesn’t have the luxury of getting side-tracked with social issues while we’re as deep an economic hole as we are. It’s MUCH more helpful in getting spendy liberals out of control in Richmond, and the sooner - the better.

So, in the long shot….if anyone opposes Black for something he did 10 years ago, and hasn’t had the decency to actually sit across a table from him and give it to him pointblank… they have no room to evaluate anything. I have actually been on the other side of that table…and I did not pull any punches, either. I’m known as a straight shooter…and my exchange with Col. Black was no different.

I must, in the interest of full disclosure, offer the following. In the aftermath of a hard-fought campaign for the 13th District in which I supported John Stirrup, my name was floated to help in the 72HR campaign for Col. Black.
I am humbled to have been thought of in that important effort, and excited to have accepted it.

Now… let the Loudoun Insider meltdown commence. He’s getting it from both ends these days. He’s not the lead dog in his own house…and he’s never led anything outside of that house. Perhaps a shopping trip (ala Speakman/Ohneiser) is in his future. Having been thru the Republican camp, they continue on to the democrat camp….and when refused there, they become independents that sway where ever the wind blows.


Lovettsville Lady said...

Great post. You've nailed it.

The Bulletproof Monk said...

Lovettsville, it's not something I take lightly. I went toe-to-toe with Black last time, because I had seen what he did to the State's representation at the behest of some of his more frenzied supporters.
Thankfully, those former supporters are in total meltdown-- having stabbed Delgaudio in his back and then twisted that knife over his acceptance of Scott York.
And true to the post above, I'll guarantee that NOT ONE of THEM has ever had the decency to sit down and fire point blank at Scott York to get it out of their systems.

There was a movement in one of the Carolinas sometime ago to remove the party identification from Ballots. One could run and advertise as an R or a D, but those letters and endorsements would not appear on the final ballot. I'm kinda partial to that system. It made voters sit up and pay attention to the people running for those offices...and it killed the straight ticket for folks who never paid attention to the substance , but voted for the letter.
Anyone who sits down with Col. Black (and thoroughly understands the fiscal hole that we're in)will vote for him.All the baggage from 15 years ago has fallen off of his wagon, and it's been replaced with a firm commitment to getting us out of the hole.