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A Primary or Convention for the 97th Delegate District?

Not very often the news comes to me but Monday night I got an urgent call from Del. Chris Peace. Yes it was a robocall. It informed me about a meeting set for this Saturday, January 19 at 11 am at the VFW Post on Bell Creek Road in Mechanicsville. Apparently a committee of one […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Friendly Warning: COS before the Virginia General Assembly (Again)!

I dearly wish I did not have to be so negative about the Article V Convention of States issue. It would be nice if the states and people could take back their founding document and restore the Republic through a COS. But the risk is too great. And I see my delegate, Chris Peace, is […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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A Dem Running for President who will Get Some Love at This Blog: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawai’i

I have been alarmed at several of the Dems running for President: Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke and Kamala Harris. If the Dems are smart, they would draft West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin. And Joe might be available! Unless he helps Trump! But here’s one hopeful that will get some love at this blog: Hawai’i US […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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The ERA Cannot be “Ratified” by Virginia (or any Other State) Without a Constitutional Crisis

I wondered for a moment or two this week if I had stumbled into a singularity or time warp. I had to ask myself: Is this 2019? I once debated the chair of the Wright State University student government on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in – wait for it – 1979! (Maybe it was […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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New Year’s Resolution 2019: Good Riddance Day

I have long adopted something from my mother Emma Louise Rochelle Fauconier; whom her loved ones called her Emma Lou for short. Ma always spent time with God. I remember often descending from my second floor bedroom in my childhood home to find my mother on her knees in prayer with the Bible open with […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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A Frightening Article in the Atlantic on the Emergency Powers of the President; Libertarians Need to Add This to Their To Do List!

I am skeptical of the Atlantic; good writing of course. I respect good writing. But they seem too anti-Trump for my liking. This article is both good writing and too anti-Trump. But this article got my attention right away: What the President Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency Here is the link […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Book Review: Becoming the HODLer: The Ultimate Cryptocurrency Investor

As we approach New Year, 2019, many of us are moving to make “change” by setting resolutions for ourselves.Resolution: A firm decision to do or not to do something.I originally met Carl Loser back in January of 2015. Carl Loser was the Libertarian Candidate for Virginia State Senate District 10. Carl selected me to be […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Is a Dem Going to Run Against Sen. McDougle? Maybe…

As I watch the Alabama football game and listen to the glorious BBC coverage of the Brexit election, I got news for the blog. I do know and have even had some lunches with a person who is very seriously considering seeking the Democrat nomination for the Fourth Senate District against Senator Ryan McDougle. I […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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The Lukewarm Response to Criminal Justice Reform

I have been asked to contribute to this blog as joint venture with my brother in Christ Sandy Sanders. I have known Sandy through Toastmaster International, the Richmond Crusade for Voters and and via church invitations and Bible study. Think of this as a bi-partisan coverage of news which we both think is important.“Somebody, tell […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Grand Disenfranchisement

Disenfranchise: to deprive someone of the right to vote, deprived of power right or privlige. In the mainstream media especially of late our friends on the left have alleged that the right is participating in “voter suppression”. And since the right is allegedly doing so on such a grand scale, the liberal press has been […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Second Amendment Conversations

In the state of Georgia, we introduce legislation to start conversations.” Stacey Abrams CNN interview November 4, 2018. The 2018 Midterm elections were to the edge of your seat action. One of the races that Americans were watching closely was the Georgia Governors race. I watched a CNN interview after the race and was very […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Has Jeff Hewitt Shown the Virginia (and Other States, too) LP the way?

Jeff Hewitt is the big story for the LP this election cycle. Yes, there are some satisfying accomplishments and victories for the Libertarians: In several states, ballot access was secured: The Libertarian Party has also laid solid groundwork for future electoral success by gaining high enough vote totals to secure automatic ballot access in Indiana, […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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GREAT NEWS: Olympic GOLD Medal Curler Tyler George Comes to Richmond!

I just read this yesterday and I told everybody – right after church I’m off to see this! Come hang out with Olympic gold medalist Tyler George and the Curling Club of Virginia! We’ll be playing shuffleboard at Tang & Biscuit and will be able to answer any and all questions you have about curling […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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NOW Is THE Time: Here are the Members of the College Football Playoff Committee – Politely Let ‘Em Know: UCF SHOULD BE FOURTH!

Earlier yesterday afternoon, I thought:  I will not write this post.  UCF Knights were behind (so was Alabama!) 24-7 to a tough Memphis and the Knights did not have their star QB. It looked bleak.  I went to a church Christmas Party.  Found out UCF had made a game of it – 41-35 with Memphis […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Music Review: A Clan Called Wu Enter the Maurader

No political talk right now. Just the feelgoodness of Hip Hop music. Raw I’ma give it to ya, with no trivia Raw like cocaine straight from Bolivia My hip-hop will rock and shock the nation Like the Emancipation Proclamation…… Verse 1 first two bars Wu Tang Clan U-God Da Mystery of Chessboxin’ Enter the 36 […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Democratic Reform Manifesto Part 1 of 8: Automatic Voter Registration

Definitions: Democrat: one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States. Reform: v, to make changes in something typically social, political or economic institution or practice in order to improve. Manifesto: n, a public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate. A […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Feed, Help and Love

You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about. That’s why I believe, if we are fortunate enough to win back the House and/or the Senate, that’s when civility can start again. But until then, the only thing that the Republicans seem to recognize […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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Time to Take Action: Contact the College Football Playoff and (Politely) Insist: If all four teams (Ala, Clem, ND and UCF) are undefeated they all go to the Playoff!

It’s time for ACTION:  Here is where you can contact the College Football Playoff and I suggest you should do so. If the four teams – Alabama, Clemson, ND and UCF – are undefeated, the CFP should take those four teams.  Just that simple. Be polite and civil of course, incivility will not help your […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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A Tribute to Thanksgiving

“I’m takin’ ya back come follow me. On a journey to see a for real emcee……” How Many MC’s Buckshot Shorty Black Moon Enta da Stage October 19, 1993 We are heading into the 2018 holiday season. It is during this time that I fondly think back to my childhood. Growing up in New York, […]

About Corey Fauconier

Corey “Sage” Fauconier is a native of Cambria Heights, Queens, New York who currently resides in Henrico, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampton University with a degree in Political Science (1994) and a Paralegal Studies Certificate (1996). Former Libertarian Candidtate for Virginia State Senate 2017. First Black Communications Chair of the Libertarian Party (2016), Hip Hop voice for the Libertarian Pary of Virginia and North Carolina.

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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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