Thursday, February 17, 2011

Bloggers' Day at the Capitol

Lt. Governor Bolling Hosts Citizen Journalists


SWAC Bloggers at the Governor's reception.

Bloggers had the opportunity to observe the Senate in session...

Why Citizen Journalism Matters

There's an old saying: "Nobody's life or property are safe when the legislature is in session." Case in point: Family Foundation Blog writes: "Just beginning to explain the twists and turns of what is happening in the Virginia Senate over property rights would rival War and Peace. Forget about the whole story. So much to say, so much to keep confidential. Maybe a book, one day, is in the offing, or a screenplay. Okay, maybe an op-ed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. You have to have goals." If you didn't have the Blogosphere, you might be tempted to believe that Virginia had taken care of the problem by statute after Kelo.

Contact your senator and urge him or her to vote for HJ 693, (Delegate Johnny Joannou, D-Portsmouth) to support your property protections from big government and big corporations: by e-mail; by General Assemby office phone. Limiting government’s power of eminent domain limits government growth and intrusiveness.

Family Foundation Blog [click to read] has more on the subject.

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At 6:00pm, Lt. Governor Bolling returned to the Capitol to preside over a late session of the Senate.

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