Live blogging the Republican debate on Google Plus

September 7, 2011

Lynchburg Times Publisher Dan McDermott and Senior Political Writer Emily Williams will be live blogging the MSNBC-POLITICO Republican Presidential Debate starting at 8 p.m. Eastern on Google Plus: [CLICK HERE] If you do not see an option to comment there, [...]

McDermott Report

Video: The McDermott Report – Today’s News (22)

July 21, 2011

- Mark Zuckerburg is most popular guy on Google Plus even though he and Google hate each other – Dan has lost 20 pounds by not eating junk in a box – Debt Crisis update (important even though it kills [...]

Allen West and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

Rep. Allen West tirade & Why iPads beat other tablets: McDermott Report (VIDEO)

July 20, 2011

Tonight’s topics on McDermott Report: – Allen West tears into Wasserman-Schultz: ‘vile…despicable…not a Lady’ – All about the McConnell-Reid debt limit backup plan – U.S. backup debt plan doesn’t support rating: Moody’s tells Reuters – Moody’s warns could cut 5 [...]

McDermott Report

Video: The McDermott Report

July 15, 2011

- UK phone hacking scandal not yet impacting News Corp. US properties – 7% News Corp. shareholder Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al-Saud says he is ethical. Interesting. – Why is it easier to read news on a Blackberry app than [...]


The Lynchburg Times: July – August, 2011

July 14, 2011

The complete print edition of The Lynchburg Times is free and readable online and downloadable in two different sizes. Highlights: • Public outcry leads to revisions in proposed zoning warrant language • Handicap fines doubled • Scene3 peddles recycled bikes, [...]

Andy Schmookler

Video: Meet Andy Schmookler, candidate for Congress

July 7, 2011

In part one of our series on the 6th District Congressional race we meet Democrat Andy Schmookler. He is running for the seat currently held by Republican Robert Goodlatte. Share this:ShareFacebookStumbleUponDiggRedditEmailPrint


Congressman Robert Hurt’s weekly column: Protecting jobs by defending Virginia’s right to work status

June 27, 2011

By Rep. Robert Hurt Over the past two and a half years, the Administration has imposed several unnecessary government regulations and mandates on the private sector that have destroyed jobs, stifled innovation, and slowed our economic recovery. Despite the fact [...]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s weekly column: Congress must act to cut spending and balance the budget

June 24, 2011

By Rep. Bob Goodlatte Congress must expressly authorize any increase in the amount of money the federal government can borrow. Unfortunately, because of continued out-of-control spending, we are facing a situation where Congress is once again being asked to increase [...]


Congressman Robert Hurt’s weekly column: Promoting a sustainable economic recovery

June 24, 2011

By Rep. Robert  Hurt A year ago, in the midst of over nine percent unemployment and a quickly escalating 13 trillion dollar national debt, the White House launched its “Recovery Summer” tour in an effort to gain support for its [...]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte’s weekly column: The technology sector is vital to our economic recovery

June 21, 2011

By Rep. Bob Goodlatte The technology industry in America is a major driving force and job-creating engine of our economy. The most recent data indicates that Virginia is one of the leading states in terms of the number of technology [...]