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The #NeverTrump Mechanicsville T.E.A Party Leader is Clueless Can the Government RepublicRATS lose control of Virginia House – so what?
 
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The #NeverTrump “Conservatives” Never Fail to Astonish Me With their Intentional Ignorance

We see it almost every day in the media and on social platforms. People that absolutely hate Donald Trump and everything he does insist on putting out garbage that is designed to erode support for this president. Much of it is derived from CNN and MSNBC and it often has their “conservative” perspective woven into […]

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Mechanicsville T.E.A Party Leader is Clueless

  In a fawning (almost sickening ) letter in the last edition of the Mechanicsville Local,  the  Leader of the M.T.P praised Congressman Rob Wittman for his vote to lower taxes. Given Wittman’s decade long tenure in Congress he has a record , and not one that most conservatives get excited about. Did you know […]

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Can the Government “Judge Shop” to Obtain a Wire-tap Warrant from the FISA Court?

Judge shopping. We see it all the time. Liberals have found that if they want to “resist” President Trump on any front, a good place to stop is Hawaii Federal Judge Derrick Watson. Watson has sided against Trump at every turn in Trump’s attempts to ban immigrants from countries that make it impossible to vet […]

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RepublicRATS lose control of Virginia House – so what?

Anyone watching the cliff hanger with a single Delegate seat settled with a Democrat winning it to tie the House of Delegates can’t be too surprised, all things considered. RepublicRATS controlled all 3 power positions, the House and had a precarious 20-20 split in the State Senate from 2009—2012.  What came of that period , […]

The Lengths Scientists Will GO to Protect Evolution: Octopi Came From Another Planet!

May 19, 2018

I thought this had to be click bait at first: Scientists declare octopi life from another world But I had to see what this was all about and here’s the paragraph from Boing Boing Evidence of the octopus evolution show it would have happened too quickly to have begun here on Earth. Published in the […]

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Another Libertarian who Can WIN: Mark Ash for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

May 19, 2018

In an irregular series on Libertarians who can win election (and Senator Laura Ebke is one) I spoke with several weeks ago is Texas attorney Mark Ash, who is running for a seat on the Court of Criminal Appeals – and Ash only has one opponent in the way of ascending to the bench:  District […]

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Senator Ebke Advances to General Election! Will Face Brandt in November!

May 16, 2018

The Journal-Star newspaper in the state capital of Nebraska reports: Ebke runs second in District 32 race where governor’s pick is ousted More: LEGISLATURE: State Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete, the Legislature’s only registered Libertarian, advanced to the general election with a second-place finish in District 32. But Jefferson County farmer Tom Brandt, a Republican, led […]

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11 PM in Virginia; Ten PM in Nebraska and it is promising for Senator Ebke…

May 15, 2018

The election results are a bit slow from Nebraska but here is a partial result from District 32: Tom Brandt – 2814 Senator Laura Ebke – 1867 Al Riskowski – 1262 Riskowski was the one endorsed by Governor Ricketts and it looks promising but way too early to call the race (The top two advance […]

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A GREAT Letter From Constitutional Scholar Publius Huldah on the Dangers of the Article V Convention of States!

May 12, 2018

I know I’ll get a bunch of comments on this but here it goes [My comments will look like this]: Honest discourse about Article V convention needed By Publius Huldah Whether States should ask Congress to call a convention under Article V of our federal Constitution is one of the most important issues of our […]

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New CURLING Club in the Old Dominion: Say HI to the Roanoke Valley Curling Club!

May 12, 2018

Curling appears to be “sweeping” across the land since the Miracurl on Ice (USA wins its first curling gold medal at this Olympic Games) this year.  And now the fun has spread to Roanoke: Troutville resident Emily Morris recently founded the Roanoke Valley Curling Club, and the group had its first public event Saturday, taking […]

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July 17, 1918: The Date Communism Showed Its True Face; May 5, 2018: The Date the EU showed Its True Face

May 5, 2018

On July 17, 1918, the abdicated Czar, Nicholas II, his wife Alexandria and his entire family, including his five daughters (and son) were brutally murdered in the basement of the Ipatiev House in what was then and when is now called Yekaterinburg, Russia. With all due respect to General Walter Krivitsky, who thought the crushing […]

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A “Cinco de Mayo” I Will NOT Celebrate: The Bicentennial of the Birth of Karl Marx

May 5, 2018

When I lived in Germany, I was fascinated with Communism.  Not to become one.  I am sure i would not do that.  August 1968 had seared into me a hatred of any empire than might force sovereign nations and peoples into tyranny and the USSR had crushed the hopes of the Czech people into pieces. […]

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Cinco de Mayo: A Great Libertarian Anti-imperialist Holiday!

May 5, 2018

Most people do not know the origins of Cinco de Mayo (The Fifth of May) and at the risk of being accused of cultural appropriation, no it is not Mexican Independence Day but rather is celebrates the defeat of the French army in 1862 (yes May 5!): Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is […]

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Let’s ALL Libertarians and Friends of Liberty: Give a Lincoln for Laura for Liberty!

April 30, 2018

I did something I promised yesterday I’d do and it is a historic moment for Sandy the blogger:  I gave money to a political candidate.  Now if you do not consider some items I purchased from the Ambassador Alan Keyes 2000 Presidential campaign this is a first.  Maybe since the candidate was me! I usually […]

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Is It The ZOMBIE Apocalypse? I AGREED with Senator Lindsey Graham for SEVENTEEN minutes!

April 29, 2018

I think I need to lay down.  I need a sweet tea with DOUBLE sugar! I just saw this video at the Conservative Tree House and it was Sen. Lindsey Graham on one of the Sunday talk shows talking for 17 minutes on Trump and the Nobel Prize, North Korea, China, Iran and Jim Comey.  […]

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Nebraska GOP Running Misleading Ad Against Senator Laura Ebke

April 29, 2018

Here is a mailer from the Journal Star in the state capital in Nebraska running by the Nebraska Republican Party reported in a brief article.  I am hesitant to show the ad – so click on the Journal Star instead!  But it accuses Senator Laura Ebke of supporting open borders and benefits for illegals. One […]

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More Reasons to Support Nebraska State Senator Laura Ebke!

April 28, 2018

I started out last week, perhaps feeling a bit radical, urging people around the country to support this Libertarian state senator from Nebraska, Laura Ebke and now there are more reasons to support her. First, her seminal occupational licensing bill was signed by Governor Ricketts.  Here is the report from the Institute for Justice: Nebraska […]

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Proud of This Story For TWO Reasons!

April 26, 2018

I was wary I admit – more wary than proud – wary of this event: ‘It’s a little bit like the bike race except we’re not going to close any streets’: Richmond wins bid to host 2020 Menuhin Competition I was grateful no streets were going to close (I had this image of violinists in […]

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WITTMAN INSULTS OUR INTELLIGENCE WITH HIS SURVEYS

April 25, 2018

Those of us who have more than a modicum of an understanding of our national issues, primarily those of us still capable of doing basic math find it insulting that a member of Congress who now has more than a decade under his belt sends out using taxpayer resources such ridiculous surveys. This week is […]

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I Hereby Endorse Nebraska Senator Laura Ebke in her Election; Here’s How you Can Help Her!

April 22, 2018

In my prior blog post, I spoke on this wonderful piece of legislation that is on the verge of becoming law in Nebraska, introduced by Libertarian state senator Laura Ebke. NOW I say:  Get out there and help her!  Here is how you can go to Nebraska (I wish this primary was August 22 of […]

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What A Wonderful Idea (See What An Elected Libertarian Can Do?): Occupational Licensing and Registration Reform

April 22, 2018

In Nebraska, the only state in the Union with a unicameral (and officially non-partisan) legislature, there is a former GOP state legislator (the members of the unicameral legislature are called senators and that is what I will title her hitherto) named Senator Laura Ebke.  Ebke actually comes from a political family – her father was […]

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Trump Should Pardon Jack Johnson – and Everybody Else Convicted Under the Mann Act Who Were Not Pimps or Traveled With an Underage Partner

April 21, 2018

Let’s go back in Dr. Emmet Brown’s DeLorean to say 1985 and let’s suppose that there was a doppleganger Sandy Sanders – the unholy twin of a certain future blogger (I got nowhere trying to convince the other Sandy not to do it or that Donald J. Trump was the President of the US in […]

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Another Snarky Tweet Quoting the Washington Post From Delegate Chris Peace

April 11, 2018

It was bad enough several weeks ago to see Del. Chris Peace cite the Washington Post on Medicaid expansion that seemed to say Virginia did not spend enough on Medicaid and that this failure was shameful. ICYMI "Virginia … per capita Medicaid spending is close to the bottom of the 50 states. There’s a word […]

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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