Tag Archive | "Politics"

Tea Party Returns to Court Square

Friday, April 16, 2010


April 15. Tax Day. Many spent the day scrambling to get their taxes in the mail by midnight. Others sat back and made plans for the refund check they’ll be receiving. For others, it was an occasion to make their voices heard. Several hundred anti-tax protesters gathered on Court Square in Harrisonburg Thursday evening to demonstrate […]

Candidates on “Green” Policies

Sunday, November 1, 2009

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hburgnews.com reader Anne Nielsen surveyed all the House of Delegates candidates running in any part of Rockingham County (on behalf of the Climate Action Alliance of the Valley). See part one of this series here. Below are the results to the second question from her survey; What is your interest in policies designed to improve […]

What’s on Tuesday’s Ballot?

Friday, October 30, 2009


If you haven’t been bombarded with the McDonnell – Deeds attack ads on TV, you might be surprised to learn there’s an election this coming Tuesday. All races are for state or local offices. Here’s what’s on the ballot in Harrisonburg:

Tax Day Protest at Court Square

Wednesday, April 15, 2009


“I guess we’re domestic terrorists now,” says Jason Kirby, referring to a recently released report by the Dept. of Homeland Security warning of right-wing extremist threats. “George Washington and the other founding fathers were terrorists, and thank goodness for them,” adds another man nearby, holding a large flag emblazoned with “Don’t Tread On Me”.  The […]

Is Harrisonburg in play this November?

Monday, July 7, 2008


The Washington Post reported that the McCain campaign is expected to start airing ads in the Harrisonburg area tomorrow. Virginians have supported Republicans for president for more than three decades. But Democrats have won recent statewide races for governor and U.S. Senate, prompting many political watchers to say Sen. Barack Obama, the presumptive Democratic presidential […]

Obama Organized In Harrisonburg

Tuesday, February 12, 2008


Ron Paul’s early start in Harrisonburg

Wednesday, January 2, 2008


No, I’m not trying to start a discussion about presidential candidates here. I’m merely pointing out that while I’ve seen a few bumper stickers for other Democratic and Republican candidates, I’ve been noticing a lot of Ron Paul yard signs in Harrisonburg lately. Some of them actually in yards, others planted in medians illegally. A […]

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    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.