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Will Populism Destroy the TEA Party ?— A Good Question , but the Wrong One! by Bob Shannon

By Bob Shannon   King William On one of the other popular blogs this past week my good friend and intelligent voice in the Patriot movement Steve Tucker engaged the subject of whether or not Trumps populist/nativist appeal will destroy the TEA Party movement. Steve raises some valid concerns and the respondents ( many I personally […]

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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If Only Richmond had a King William Tea Party to Deal With the Schools!

How do you like this ad: (Click Ad to Enlarge)   You should see this ad shortly in King William.  Is this effective:  I heard second-hand that one person refused to run for a KW office because his wife did not want to see her husband’s name on those “damned signs”.  Good. King William County […]

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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Fraudulent Language Becoming Common Among Public Officials

By Bob Shannon Central Garage I left the Joint BOS & School Board meeting Tuesday evening feeling elated. It was quite a contrast to the night before and the surreal atmosphere shamefully brought on by just such use of the now common fraudulent language being employed so public sector officials insure they get their way, […]

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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Did they miss the election in King William?

By Bob Shannon Central Garage Our critics portend to speak for others , is it possible that the local TEA Party indeed represents the views of those very voters who sent 3 sitting Supervisors packing ? Perhaps these same folks who use terms like “ we” when referencing just who wants higher levels of spending […]

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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Two or Three or so More Ideas for Ambitious Politicians!

Some of this will be review for my legislative readers and some might be new but try out these ideas for next session: Term Limits – the GOP should simply sign on to Del. Rasoul’s bill (actually a state constitutional amendment) on term limits. Initiative and referendum – yes there are states with ridiculous ballot […]

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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GUEST SUBMISSION from BOB SHANNON in KING WILLIAM COUNTY!

My friend and political colleague Bob Shannon wrote this for submission: This past week , KW B.O.S Chair Terry Stone laid bare her frustrations that illustrate the message of the opposition is indeed getting through. In a letter responding to my comments the previous week on this years Budget Theater she drove home two points that […]

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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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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SHANNON: REFLECTIONS on FIFTH ANNIVERSARY of the KING WILLIAM TEA PARTY

Guest post submitted by Bob Shannon:   The 5th Anniversary of the King William TEA Party is perhaps a good time for reflection. What progress have we made, what have we done well, what not so well, where are we headed ?   Are we making a difference, do elected officials pay us any mind ?   Do we have leaders […]

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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VIRGINIA TEA PARTY LEADER ENDORSES the SARVIS CAMPAIGN!

Guest post from Joe Enroughty who has his own Internet radio show (The Old Dominion Libertarian Radio Network – last week Joe had Judge Gray – the 2012 LP VP candidate!) and knows lots of Libertarian candidates and leaders.  He has a breaking story about someone I know and admire: Robert Shannon, founder and past […]

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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CATCH LIBERTARIAN ROBERT SARVIS on WRVA MONDAY AM! TEA PARTY LEADER also ENDORSES the LIBERTARIAN!

The exciting campaign of the Libertarian Robert Sarvis continues to criss-cross the Commonwealth! Monday at 735AM, Sarvis will be on the Jimmy Barrett show on WRVA.  If you are outside the Richmond area you can listen on-line here. Also a leading Tea Party activist (not me by the way!) has endorsed the Libertarian:  Bob Shannon […]

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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LIBERTARIAN ROBERT SARVIS made a SOLID SHOWING TONIGHT at the KING WILLIAM TEA PARTY!

I was there tonight to finally see Libertarian candidate for Governor Robert Sarvis speak – at the King William TP meeting at the KW Government Center. Sarvis is impressive.  He actually has a bit of charisma; is very smart and knows why he wants to be governor.  He mentioned a law – the Certificate 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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Why Tolerate This?

At a little league baseball game Friday night I heard for the second time an announcement over the loudspeaker that in lieu of the National Anthem we would hear the Little League Pledge. As quaint as the Little League Pledge may be it left me wondering why the abandoning of our National Anthem seems to […]

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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DOC THOMPSON is COMING to MECHANICSVILLE: LIVE and the LIFE CHURCH – sponsored by the MECHANICSVILLE TEA PARTY!

On Thursday, May 16 at 7 pm – the Mechanicsville Tea Party has the distinct honor of having former WRVA radio host Doc Thompson. Bob Shannon, MTP President, says that “[n]o single person, certainly no one from the media, did more for the patriot movement in central Virginia than Doc Thompson.  We are indebted to […]

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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Bob Shannon: Put Up or Shut Up!

Kudos to Joseph Pierro for his brilliant suggestion for those advocating more tax dollars for anything — period. It’s time to put up or shut up. The hypocrisy of the left is so easily exposed with such little effort. The president himself talks incessantly about the rich paying just a little more, yet “ Fair […]

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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PRESS RELEASE from the MECHANICSVILLE TEA PARTY!

Mechanicsville Tea Party Elects New Officers Energized Grassroots Organization Issues Challenge to GOP Establishment At its December 19 meeting, the Mechanicsville TEA Party (MTP) concluded business for the year by electing its 2013 slate of officers. Bob Shannon, a founder of both the MTP and the King William TEA Party, was selected as president. Also […]

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 TALE OF TWO CITIES by Bob Shannon

This post was written by Bob Shannon The  performances  of  the  Republican  U.S. Senate  Candidates   was  widely  reported  without  much  news  being  made,  the  candidates  stuck  very  close  to  their  platforms.  E. W  Jackson  was  to  have  scored  some  points  with  his  impassioned  and  fiery  delivery. Outside  that  one  note  it  was  not  far  off  […]

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 NEXT STEP FOR PATRIOT MOVEMENT by Bob Shannon

Yesterday  Thomas  Hurt  (  Washington  Times )  answered   what  impact  the  TEA  Party  would  have  on  the  upcoming  elections.    Mr.  Hurt  was  not  denigrating  us  when  he  referred  to  the  movement  as  the  “Rodney  Dangerfield”  of   politics.  He  was   making  the  point  that  in  spite  of   the  number  that  identify  themselves  as   supporters  of  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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NEW DEFINITION OF CONSERVATIVE by Bob Shannon

This post was written by Bob Shannon of King William, Va. When  John  Taylor  of  Virginia  Policy  Institute  spoke  at  our  meeting  in  March  he  explained   how  the  word  “Conservative”  had  been  redefined . Today’s  “conservative”  believes   if  government  is  kept  in  check  at  current  levels  the  goal  of  that  philosophy  has  been  met.  Fueling  […]

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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Op Ed: Will We Ever Learn?

The following is a letter from Bob Shannon, a leading local activist. There are a lot of people urging Governor McDonnell to sign HB 1160. Virginia Right! also urges the Governor to sign the bill into law. WILL   WE   EVER   LEARN  ? Once  again  we  find  ourselves  wringing  our  hands  and  burying  each  other  with  […]

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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