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RepublicRATS lose control of Virginia House – so what? Hypocritical Ted Cruz and his Cruz-bots Demand Roy Moore Step Down from Senate Bid SOS Paul Manafort
 
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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 , […]

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Hypocritical Ted Cruz and his Cruz-bots Demand Roy Moore Step Down from Senate Bid

Remember back in May 2016 during the Republican Presidential Primary? Remember these headlines? Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is trying to survive an explosive “dirt file” on the finger-wagging conservative senator! Dirty Politics! SHOCKING CLAIMS: Pervy Ted Cruz Caught Cheating — With 5 Secret Mistresses! The romps that could destroy his presidential campaign! Cruz denied the […]

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SOS – SAVE OUR SOVEREIGNTY by Sue Long

To his credit, Trump pulled the USA out of TPP, which would have diminished our sovereignty.  However,  he is now misguided about NAFTA ; Instead of getting out of it he is talking about renegotiating. He has appointed as our trade negotiator, twenty-year veteran of the globalist Council on Foreign Relations, Robert  Lighthizer Also, Wilber […]

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Paul Manafort – GOP Establishment Insider – Indicted. Surrender Imminent

Paul Manafort joined the Trump campaign in March of 2016 to secure delegates for Donald J Trump at the GOP Convention in July. At that point, Trump had not secured enough delegates to win the nomination, but the only candidate not mathematically eliminated in mid March 2016 was Ted Cruz. And on March 17, 2016 […]

A Certain Blogger is ON the Radio – Subject: Initiative & Referendum in Virginia!

January 15, 2018

WAT?  Sandy was on the radio again?  It’s not quite the same as a missile warning but maybe we ought to warn the populace anyway. This coming weekend (January 19-21) throughout most of Virginia (not Northern Virginia) Sandy is a scheduled guest on the Tertium Quids/Freedom & Prosperity Radio Network.  The network also will have […]

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Go Buy or Rent the MARSHALL Movie Today – and Contact your Delegate and Senator and ask them to VOTE YES on the Statewide Indigent Defense Bill!

January 15, 2018

The recent MARSHALL movie came out last Tuesday and I of course bought it and it arrived last Friday!  The movie is about a 1940 trial set in Connecticut of an African-American falsely accused of raping a white woman.  it’s great.  I always admire the guy or gal who stands up to the system for […]

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The Initiative and Referendum Law Gets Some Press Coverage!

January 14, 2018

Here are two stories – very similar in tone and language – informative to supportive in tone – on various bills Del. Rasoul has introduced. Here is the IVN story and here is from the Augusta Free Press: IVN: Virginia Delegate Sam Rasoul is no stranger to election reform. He has championed a number of […]

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Another Thoughtful Article from Publius Huldah

January 13, 2018

I received this and was asked to publish it.  I am glad and honored to do so.  I am still pondering some of my responses but I do agree that the simulated convention was not a true experiment.  Some of the proposed amendments are intriguing but Publius is probably right – they add the very […]

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IT’S OUT! It’s FINALLY OUT! Del. Rasoul’s Visionary Bill Establishing a Statewide Public Defender System!

January 10, 2018

After weeks of discussion and waiting:  It’s OUT!  It’s FINALLY OUT! HB 1296, Delegate Sam Rasoul’s visionary bill to bring more equal justice under law to the poor in the Commonwealth. We have the money:  Seven statewide bar presidents signed a resolution in 2012 saying that there was $280m more in funds from the judicial […]

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The “Big List” of Trump’s Accomplishments

January 10, 2018

I ran across a fairly comprehensive list of the accomplishments of President Donald J. Trump. As of now, there are 175 total accomplishments that Trump has achieved. And most of these will never be mentioned in the fake news media because they are interested in tearing down this president. Click here for the big list. […]

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Nick Freitas Opens Door to Jim Gilmore to Lose to Tim Kaine

January 9, 2018

With the weak leadership at the Republican Party of Virginia apparently pushing Nick Freitas into the 2018 Senate race to topple far left Democrat Senator Tim Kaine, Jim Gilmore has to see that as a plus for his chances to win the nomination. And Gilmore will, of course, lose. That’s not a knock on the […]

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Ron Hedlund Responds to RPV Chairman Whitbeck’s Attacks

January 9, 2018

Editor’s Note: I am posting this for Ron Hedlund. After the worst losing streak in Virginia Republican history, it seems John Whitbeck, the Chairman presiding over the disaster that is the RPV, instead of trying to find ways to win, Whitbeck is busy attacking people like Ron Hedlund. It is my personal opinion that any […]

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Lovettsville Lady has Gone off the Deep End.

January 9, 2018

While I have never met Jeanine Martin , as a frequent commentator on The Bull Elephant, I do indeed read her posts and admire her passionate drive to move conservative thought forward here in Virginia. Mrs. Martin never hid her disdain for our current President but in her post today, titled  “ Proof Trump cost […]

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Legal Pot Should Be Protected from Federal Laws

January 6, 2018

I understand that AG Jeff Sessions is about to declare war on legal state marijuana.  I disagree strongly. Understand:  I DO NOT favor or endorse a) the Libertarian Party position on the war on drugs or b) that Virginia should join Colorado, Washington State and California etc. and legalize pot.  I am an agnostic on […]

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NO Excuses! Initiative and Referendum has been Introduced in the Virginia General Assembly!

January 3, 2018

Del. Sam Rasoul has done it again!  Opening up the political system in the Commonwealth!  He introduced a new constitutional amendment governing initiative and referendum and here it is (largely written by yours truly): ARTICLE IVLEGISLATURE Section 1-A. Initiatives, referendums, and recalls. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1, the people reserve to themselves the […]

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Cong. Tom Garrett and the Student Security Act of 2017

December 30, 2017

Couple of good great patriots who DO read this blog (good was raised to great BECAUSE they read this blog!) were concerned about the Student Security Act of 2017, sponsored by Cong. Tom Garrett (R-Va. 5) so I went to the bill to look at it. The bill appeared to swap Social Security benefits for […]

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Pelosi Lies Again, This Time on Concealed Carry

December 29, 2017

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before – a Democrat completely misrepresented our nation’s gun laws to try and push their own flawed political agenda. This time around, it was House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who took to Twitter to whine about H.R. 38, better known as the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. […]

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Public Radio has Enough Revenues to Buy Two Private Radio Stations. FINE! Get Them OFF the Taxpayers’ Dole!

December 21, 2017

This is a disturbing article (Thanks to Style Weekly): WCVE Going To All News, Purchases Two FM Stations For Music Public radio’s corporate owner is going to purchase two private-sector radio stations and convert them to all-music. Although still subject to Federal Communications Commission approval, the two stations purchased from Alpha Media are WBBT (107.3 […]

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RepublicRATS lose control of Virginia House – so what?

December 20, 2017

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 , […]

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Kirk Cox shows why Conservatives have grown weary of the RepublicRAT Party By Bob Shannon

December 18, 2017

In 2004 when former President George W. Bush along with enthusiastic members of his own party pushed Medicare Part D across the finish line I decided I had had enough. A existing program drowning in red ink only to get worse in the coming decades and this “compassionate conservative “ thinks it a grand idea […]

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GREAT NEWS! US Withdraws From Another UN Agreement! I Got Some More UN Treaties for the US to Withdraw From!

December 7, 2017

In another wonderful example of great news unprecedented in recent US history: U.S. Quits Migration Pact, Saying It Infringes on Sovereignty This is the NYTimes article I got the headline from. Isn’t it wonderful?  Let’s try this headline again! U.S. Quits Migration Pact, Saying It Infringes on Sovereignty Here’s a highlight or two: “While we […]

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How My Readers Can Do[ing] The Most Good This Christmas Season!

December 2, 2017

I discovered a interesting fact recently:  The ubiquitous bell-ringers for the Salvation Army who I thought were mostly volunteers – well some are not actually. Mostly in rural areas, the bell-ringers are indeed usually mostly if not all volunteers.  But in more urban areas, and Richmond is one of them, a large number of the […]

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How Did Evolution DO This Amazing Thing? (Hint: It Didn’t!)

December 2, 2017

The Atlantic magazine has this fascinating article on the humble scallop.  Spoiler alert:  Might not want to ever eat a scallop again after reading this article! The eyes of a scallop are like a complex telescope.  Read this description from the Atlantic article: In 2019, if everything goes according to plan, the much-delayed James Webb […]

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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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