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ALERT: Statewide Indigent Defense Bill UP Monday PM in Subcommittee 3!

It’s UP Monday!  The long needed correction to the Virginia justice system:  Each county or city will have a public defender office if HB 1296 passes. HB 1296 talking points: City of Richmond has a PD office but not Henrico, Hanover, Chesterfield, Goochland or Powhatan; no PD office west of Wythe County (neither Bristol nor […]

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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IT’S BACK! The Biometric ID Card for Working in the US is Back!

Several years ago, a number of legislators came up with the idea to require each American legal worker to have a ID card with a biometric reader (biometric means using a distinctive part of a persons’s body to verify the holder of the card is who he or she says he or she is.)  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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Pencil Neck Obstructionist Adam Schiff Creates his Own ‘Counter-Memo’ to Spin Nunes Factual Memo

For those that are not following the biggest scandal in US History, the House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R- CA) has been investigating the Russian collusion accusations along with the committee. They have interviewed numerous individuals and various people who may have some knowledge either substantiating or disproving accusations that the Russians colluded […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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The #SchumerShutdown Eroding Support for DACA “Illegals by Proxy”

Everybody knows that the #SchumerShutdown isn’t about Democrat compassion. They have none. It is about flipping some red states to blue by granting amnesty to the “poor little children” that were brought here by their parents through “no fault of their own”. But thanks to a leaked Democrat memo, we know that this new found […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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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 […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Indigent Defense Bill (HB1296) Has Been Assigned to a House Courts of Justice Subcommittee!

The Virginia legislature works fast and Del. Rasoul’s bill establishing a statewide indigent defense system (HB 1296) has also been assigned to a committee – House Courts of Justice Committee (just as a certain smarty-pants blogger suggested!) and to this subcommittee called Number 3: 2018 SESSION House Courts of Justice Sub-Committee: Subcommittee #3 MEMBERSHIP Adams, […]

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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Initiative and Referendum Constitutional Amendment sent to Privileges and Elections Committee!

The HJR 34, the initiative, referendum and recall state constitutional amendment introduced by Del. Sam Rasoul has been assigned , not to the House Courts of Justice as a certain smarty-pants blogger thought so, but rather the House Privileges and Elections Committee. Here are the members on the House Privileges and Elections Committee: 2018 SESSION […]

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

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 […]

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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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!

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 […]

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 Initiative and Referendum Law Gets Some Press Coverage!

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 […]

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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Another Thoughtful Article from Publius Huldah

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 “Big List” of Trump’s Accomplishments

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. […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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

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 […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Ron Hedlund Responds to RPV Chairman Whitbeck’s Attacks

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 […]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog.Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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Lovettsville Lady has Gone off the Deep End.

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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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Cong. Tom Garrett and the Student Security Act of 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 […]

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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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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