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Can Republicans Nominate a Conservative Candidate? I Don’t Know.

I don’t understand the Republican constituency. Sometimes I think I do, because I converse with you and I read your articles, your facebook posts, and laugh at the memes and the cartoons posted on your pages. I read articles written by Republicans and published in national newspapers. I listen to talk radio, yet I do […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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No Tears for the Christians

As we watch the Egyptians, Jordanians, and Saudis defy the American and Iranian regimes in the Near East, and as we witness the bloodiest age of a barbaric civil war between Sunni and Shi’ite caliphates, and even as we stand dumbfounded before a resurgence of  antisemitism spreading like wildfire across Europe and the United States, […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Glen Beck Abandons Republican Party: Should We All Follow?

So, radio talk show host and Blaze TV mastermind, Glen Beck has abandoned the Republican Party, and who can blame him? I actually came across this article as I was preparing to write a separate essay on the hopeslessness of the GOP. However, as a longtime supporter of a 3rd party, I would caution conservatives […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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GOP Primary Editorial Misses By a Mile

by Bob Shannon (Central Garage) The Editorial in last weeks edition of the Tidewater Review ( Washington Post ) had to have been written by one of the republican establishment folks hell bent on destroying the slowly growing influence by the last few remaining conservatives willing to roll up their sleeve’s and fight.Gillespie’s loss destroys this writers own thesis since […]

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 Antecedent to “The Crisis”

These are the times antecedent to the times that try mens’ souls. These are the days blamed for their promiscuity, resulting in the birth of the crisis. Every generation experiences trepidation in the face of the dangers of its’ time, often overstating that danger, but experiencing them fully as a reality for the first time […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Say No to HR5: Do Not Reauthorize No Child Left Behind

No Child Left Behind was and is a failed experiment in further federalizing and centralizing education standards. This program has not served our students, our teachers, or our nation. The only group of people that seem to benefit from No Child Left Behind are those people working for those companies that write these tests, design […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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How We Lost our Liberty: What we Gave Up. What we Gave Away.

The state of nature has a law of nature to govern it, which obliges every one: and reason, which is that law, teaches all mankind, who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty, or possessions… Locke, John. The Second Treatise of […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Where The Gravy Train Ends

Rush Limbaugh calls them the Ruling Class. Mark Levin calls them Masterminds. Lisa Miller calls them The Larcenous Class (which is my favorite). Ayn Rand calls them The Takers. Whatever you call them, they are in control. Marxist or Corporatist, they survive and thrive through their ability to take the wealth of hard working American […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Virginia’s assault on the Fourth Amendment warrant and the rule of law

By Tutis Libertas In 2015 Virginia commenced an assault of the Fourth Amendment’s requirement of the “warrant” issued by a neutral judge after hearing probable cause. This is a violation of the separation of powers and the Bill of Rights. The 21st Century Fourth Amendment anticipated this, and adds needed clarity to the requirement that […]

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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We Are Beyond the Point of No Return: Let’s Act Like It

I’ve been a Libertarian since I was 18, after reading John Locke and Ayn Rand and listening to Harry Browne. Today, I realize, I am no longer a Libertarian. Nor am I a Republican, or a Democrat, or anything else that has been categorized, fundraised for, or institutionalized. We live in nation that was once […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Biden: The Bastion of Bad News

According to Breitbart, Vice President Joe Biden told college kids that, “Global warming is the greatest threat to your generation of anything at all, across the board“. According to Breitbart, Biden says it isn’t just environmentalists that were worried about global warming. “It’s not just environmentalists … the goo-goos, the good government stuff, the enviros, […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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NPR Clueless?

Reader Submitted NPR posted the following on Facebook today: “Have your wages stagnated? NPR wants to hear from you. As politicians hunt for ways to address this persistent problem, we’re interested in hearing from people living with it. Send your story to nprcrowdsource@npr.org and tell us what kind of work you do, how long you’ve […]

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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Article V Splits Conservative Grassroots

Over the last month, we’ve seen Mark Levin and the Constitutionalist Movement slam full steam ahead into an inconspicuous iceberg called the John Birch Society. Almost instantaneously, conservatives and constitutionalists picked sides, armed themselves with their talking points, and BOOM, you get what we had here last week. They say that when passions rise, logic […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Time to “…start whacking away” at the Constitution”?

Reader Submitted ” There’s a lot of problems with this Constitution. I’ll just get up to this convention and start whacking away.” Virginia Delegate Mark Sickles, Washington Post, 2/3/15 Are you prepared to let radical left-wing progressives like Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid use an Article V Convention to start “whacking away” at […]

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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MUST READ From Russ Moulton re CON CON!

Reader Submitted. Please contact your state senator and delegate now and tell them to vote NO on an Article V Constitutional Convention. Why the Con-Con is a bad idea: Today the General Assembly votes on legislation for Virginia to call for an Article V Constitutional Convention. Many of our long-time conservative leaders and rank-and-file activists […]

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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Article V is our Best Hope

Over the last month, the grassroots have embraced a strange form of hysteria. They have wrapped their arms around the President, around John Boehner and Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid, in opposition to the ground-up pursuit of sanity by the American People, requesting their State Governments to do what their Federal Government will […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Posted in Opinion, Tea Party36 Comments

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‘Fiery’ Blogger Tom White in Richmond Times Dispatch Tuesday Feb 3, 2015

This little blurb was in the Sunday Richmond Times Dispatch announcing that ‘Fiery’ blogger Tom White (me) would be featured in the “Life” section of the Tuesday February 3, 2105 edition of the paper. I started doing this interview back in November, 2014 and early last month the reported and a Times Dispatch photographer came […]

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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Why Our Government Always Wins

There is an insidious relationship between the insanity and greed of our nations powerful rulers and the insanity and need of our nations lowest cultural class. Power is the ability to do work, to set agendas and to see them accomplished. The agenda’s of our idealistic rulers, of their greedy and anti-capitalist corporate sponsors, and […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graducated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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CCRC Chairman Don Williams Jeopardizing the GOP Committee’s Tax Exempt Status

I was talking with a friend about the Chesterfield County Republican Committee meeting the other night. He was quietly using his cell phone camera to record part of the meeting. Committee Chairman Don Williams informed the gentleman that recording was prohibited because the meeting was Copyrighted. Coffee nearly shot out of my nose. As a […]

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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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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