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Down-Ticket VA Races

Posted on | October 24, 2012 | 13 Comments

by Smitty

Just because Northern Virginia is infested with Commies does not make it acceptable to roll over:

8th District: In their second matchup, we like Republican Patrick Murray over 11-term Democratic incumbent Rep. Jim Moran. Yes, this is the second-most Democratic congressional district in Virginia, and voters there have long overlooked Moran’s questionable ethics and legendary temper. But Murray — a 24-year Army veteran who served as a military attache to the United Nations Security Council and was on Gen. David Petraeus’ staff during the Iraq surge — is clearly the better choice. Murray has justly attacked Moran for doing “exactly nothing” about looming sequestration, which threatens to crush Northern Virginia’s local economy. The prospect of gutting our military — or adding to our $16 trillion national debt — should scare even die-hard Democrats to vote for a change.
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11th District: Democratic incumbent Rep. Gerry Connolly was instrumental in pushing through the $6 billion Silver Line boondoggle when he served as chairman of the Fairfax County board. He hasn’t changed his stripes. Connolly’s voting record in Congress earned him an “F” from the National Taxpayers Union. He has supported virtually all of President Obama’s domestic agenda. Former Green Beret Chris Perkins is a moderate Republican of the sort reminiscent of Tom Davis. He would undoubtedly be a much better steward of taxpayers’ money than this big-spending Democratic partisan.

Patrick Murray VA-8


Chris Perkins VA-11

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13 Responses to “Down-Ticket VA Races”

  1. Bob Belvedere
    October 24th, 2012 @ 8:04 am

    So…if these are ‘downticket races’, does that make Barry’s quest for re-election a ‘down-low race’???

    I denounce myself.

  2. smitty
    October 24th, 2012 @ 8:13 am

    At least you didn’t make a Downs Syndrome reference.

  3. Bob Belvedere
    October 24th, 2012 @ 8:19 am

    Do I look like Ann Coulter!

  4. smitty
    October 24th, 2012 @ 8:24 am

    Sure, with the lights out.

  5. Bob Belvedere
    October 24th, 2012 @ 8:50 am

    Ah! That explains how you Navy guys explain it away, eh?

  6. scarymatt
    October 24th, 2012 @ 10:22 am

    Hmm…I haven’t gotten the “moderate Republican of the sort reminiscent of Tom Davis” vibe from Perkins (for whom I’ll be voting, even if that’s accurate).

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  8. GeneTheHappy
    October 24th, 2012 @ 11:00 am

    Sigh, I was redistricted from the 11th to the 8th. I was looking forward to voting against Connolly, we came so close last time. I claim credit for two votes against Connolly in 2010, I voted early and took a liberal on a business trip on election day.

  9. Wombat_socho
    October 24th, 2012 @ 12:17 pm

    Well, this time you get to vote against Moran, who is just as big a putz.

  10. disqus_1lDnydx7Y0
    October 24th, 2012 @ 2:01 pm

    Project Veritas busted Jim Moran’s son regarding voter fraud!

  11. Mike G.
    October 24th, 2012 @ 5:59 pm

    @Bob_Belvedere:disqus you really gotta watch those Navy guys. IYKWIMAITYD

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    October 24th, 2012 @ 5:59 pm

    […] gravy train rolling”.Nevertheless, as I was noting this very morning, before this news broke:Just because Northern Virginia is infested with Commies does not make it acceptable to roll overHence my presence here, on Twitter, Facebook, and most nearby Tea Party events. These Commies […]

  13. richard mcenroe
    October 24th, 2012 @ 10:02 pm

    ok you Virginia federal parasites. Here’s the deal. Vote for Moran and we kill your funding and jobs.