Economy

The Obama Doctrine, an article in The Atlantic

The Obama Doctrine   The U.S. president talks through his hardest decisions about America’s role in the world. By JEFFREY GOLDBERG Photographs by Ruven Afanador Click here to read the article.    

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You’re invited to a special Culpeper County Democrats meeting, February 27

February 27th Culpeper Dems meeting. February 27th, 7 p.m. at 102 North Main St. Culpeper (A.P. Hill building on the corner of Main and Davis in downtown Culpeper). Guest Speaker – Andrew Patrick from Virginians for Responsible Gun Laws 7:30 – Movie – Inequality for All by Robert Reich Inequality for All is a 2013 documentary […]

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Remembering How Far We’ve Come

From Academy Award®-winning director Davis Guggenheim: “The Road We’ve Traveled.” Narrated by Tom Hanks.

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Andy Schmookler on Bob Goodlatte’s Budget Amendment: “Amendment would cripple government, devastate Americans”

The Roanoke Times recently asked 6th district Democratic congressional candidate Andy Schmookler to write a rebuttal to congressman Bob Goodlatte’s balanced budget amendment. In the piece (http://www.roanoke.com/editorials/commentary/wb/299978) he characterizes Goodlatte’s amendment as a “bad idea offered in bad faith.” Some excerpts: Goodlatte’s rules would mean inevitable cuts to Social Security and Medicare — programs seniors rely upon for […]

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Van Jones Launches “Rebuild the Dream” Movement

At the Rebuild the Dream launch in New York City on June 23, Van Jones listed four lies we’re being told by politicians and the media and he explains why they aren’t true. LIES: 1. We’re broke. 2. Asking the super rich to pay taxes hurts America’s economy. 3. Hating on America’s government, wrecking America’s infrastructure […]

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The American Auto Industry Saved

From Shenandoah County Democrat Tony Dorell: Recent auto industry announcements: 5/19/11 – Chrysler announced it had repaid government loans of $7.6 billion. 5/19/11 – General Motors (GM) announced they would spend $2 billion to create 4,200 jobs in 18 plants in 8 states. These announcements on top of some similar accomplishments in the past two […]

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Terry McAuliffe’s Green America: The Huffington Post Interview

Huffington Post’s Natalia Brzeknski recently published an article about former gubinatorial candidate, Terry McAuliffe. The political maverick, famous for his prowess as a formidable negotiator, had a 135-page business plan for Virginia when he ran in 2009. But in the past two years he has brought his plan to life, doing what most successful candidates don’t […]

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The New Federal Budget – How does it effect you?

For a summary of the new federal budget, click here.

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Terry McAuliffe in Culpeper

On February 3rd, the Culpeper County Democrats held a “meet and greet” with Terry McAuliffe in conjunction with their monthly general committee meeting. Lots of interesting topics were discussed over food and drink. Steve Beatty of the Rappahannock Democrats spent time with Terry to discuss issues such as bringing green jobs to Virginia and responsibly […]

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Teachers vs. CEOs

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