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Press Proclaims Setback For Obama As GOP Allows Sequester To Go Forward; Roll Call: “The President Seems To Be At A Loss”

After President Obama spent weeks campaigning against the sequester and demanding that Republicans agree to tax hikes to prevent it, the sequester has gone ahead and many observers are declaring it a setback for the White House spin machine.   Roll Call writes today, “It wasn’t supposed to be like this for the White House […]

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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Putting Hanover County’s School Budget Decrease in Perspective

The persistent whiners in Hanover County are at it again. And it’s time that the rest of the citizens have a good look at exactly what is going on. You would think that America was in the middle of a financial boom listening to the gnashing of teeth from those who believe that schools should […]

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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LOOKS LIKE the APPELLATE DEFENDER bill (Senate Bill 738) will go to SENATE COURTS COMMITTEE next week!

I have written several times about the restoration of the Appellate Defender’s office in Virginia.  The Indigent Defense Commission had to abolish the office due to budget cuts. Now you can do something about it!  Email your senator if you are in his or her district (especially the Republicans!) or can if a Virginia voter, […]

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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WSJ Blasts Top Senate Dem For Obstruction On Tax Reforms

In an editorial today, The Wall Street Journal editors takes a top Senate Democrat to task for a speech staking out a position that would sink tax reform efforts. They write, “The polls say voters want more bipartisanship, and one possibility in 2013 is tax reform that trades lower rates for fewer loopholes. Well, so much for 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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Dems Open To Extending All Tax Rates

Two Years Ago 40 Senate Democrats Voted To Extend All Tax Rates, And A Growing Number Of Them Appear Ready To Do It Again   Top Dem Signals He’s Open   “…on Capitol Hill, some in [President Obama’s] own party are ready…” (“Obama, Hill Dems Differ On Taxes,” Politico, 9/18/12)   ·         “Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of […]

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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Fear of ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Has Industry Pulling Back

The New York Times reports today, “A rising number of manufacturers are canceling new investments and putting off new hires because they fear paralysis in Washington will force hundreds of billions in tax increases and budget cuts in January, undermining economic growth in the coming months. Executives at companies making everything from electrical components and power systems 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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GREAT ARTICLE about GOVERNOR BOBBY JINDAL here! JINDAL WOULD make a GREAT VICE PRESIDENT!

Here is a very favorable article on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.  A few highlights: Members of the Louisiana press corps have learned over the years to ask the governor multiple questions at once, as the only way to avoid spending the better part of a press conference listening to his take on every nuance 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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SANDY’S DEEP BACKGROUND says the VIRGINIA APPELLATE DEFENDER may be before the legislature this SESSION!

I have a special interest in the VA Appellate Defender’s office:  I was the first Appellate Defender in the Commonwealth from 1996 to 2000.  In 2009, the doors were shuttered due to budget cuts and the ancillary fact the appellate defender was not protected by statute.  I promised I would see about restoring the AD’s […]

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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Pennsylvania Schoolchildren To Be Used As Props At May 3rd Leftist-Union Rally

More shameful union tactics exposed by Labor Union Report, which, by the way, is one of the most hard hitting sites on the internet for keeping an eye on Labor Unions as they reach new lows in grabbing for power and money. I suggest you bookmark their site! Here is a quote from this story: […]

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 CARROLL COUNTY REVOLUTION – PART II

Carroll County (MD) Commissioner Richard Rothschild will have a town meeting March 9 from 6 to 7:30pm at K&B Family Restaurant at 142 Church Street in New Windsor.  RSVP at 410.386.2400. Rothschild has a newsletter called Inside the Boardroom and the latest edition is here.  Some highlights are a reduction of the Commission’s cabinet from […]

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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Dems Ignore Nov. Message, Rally Lobbyists To Defend Their Massive Spending Against GOP Cuts

Senate News Briefing: Over the course of this week, Democrats in have made it quite clear that they still have not heard the message Americans sent Washington in November to reduce spending, debt, and the size of government. In contrast to Republicans, who have been working to find ways to reduce spending, lower the deficit, […]

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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FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP

Even As World Leaders “Embrace A Newfound Desire For Fiscal Austerity” The Obama Administration Will Urge The World To Continue “Stimulus” Spending PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL URGE WORLD LEADERS TO CONTINUE STIMULUS SPENDING “The U.S. Plans To Press Its Economic Partners At A Summit To Move Cautiously With Plans To Tighten Their Fiscal Policies while 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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McDonnell Budget Cuts Have Democrats Squealing Like Stuck Pigs

So it appears in the liberal camps Armageddon has arrived. Budget cuts hit schools! Horrors! It looks to me like Governor McDonnell trimming those areas of the budget that have increased massively under the past 2 Democratic Administrations. I, too, would be shocked and screaming about budget cuts in K-12 if there had been 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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Kaine Budget Cuts Produce Public Safety Fears

Former Governor Kaine laid out many proposals in his introduced budget, one of which are cuts to public safety. Due to the current economic climate, legislators will be tasked with making difficult decisions throughout the budget process this session resulting in less spending. Public safety has long been supported by the Republicans in the legislature. […]

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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More Lies From Democrat Creigh Deeds About Education

Bob McDonnell announces almost half a billion dollars more for Schools: About Tom WhiteTom 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 […]

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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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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