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Ryan: ‘If we control the White House next year things will be different’. Yea. Right.

By Bob Shannon – King William Listening to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Tuesday when he pledged that come September the Congress would return to the normal Appropriations process, funding the next budget with 12 separate appropriations bill left me cynically pondering recent history. In 2010 it was ………..” if only you give us […]

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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How a Balanced Budget Amendment Would Give the Federal Government Lawful Power Over Whatever They Want

By Publius Huldah   Does our existing Constitution permit the federal government to spend money on whatever they want?   No! It contains precise limits on federal spending. Federal spending is limited by the enumerated powers delegated to the federal government. If you go through the Constitution and highlight all the powers delegated to Congress […]

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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Beware the Son of Magnitsky: Global Meddling at a Whim of Congress or the President! It MUST BE Stopped!

I just posted on the original Magnitsky Act, which was a gross meddling in the internal affairs of Russia and which named names and convicted those as human rights abusers.  It violates in my view the clear provision of the US Constitution that states as follows (Article I, Section 9): No Bill of Attainder or […]

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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Ration Roulette: U. S. House debates ObamaCare’s Death Panels

Reader Submitted Now that Democrats have had five years to read the health care law, most of them agree with the GOP: we need to kill at least part of the bill — before it kills Americans! The Independent Payment Advisory Panel (or “death panel,” as it’s been dubbed) has been a major sticking point […]

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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Senate Passes Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

Yesterday, the Senate overwhelmingly voted to pass the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, the bipartisan bill authored by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to ensure Congress has a say on any deal the Obama administration makes with Iran. Speaking on the floor, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell emphasized that while this bill doesn’t […]

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 STATES have SANCTIONS against IRAN? GENERALLY, NO…

This was a fascinating article about states have sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran.  I started to see red.  States cannot constitutionally have a foreign policy.  It is clear and here is the Constitutional provision: “No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, orConfederation; …” *** “No State shall, without the Consent of Congress,…enter […]

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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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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Key Vote On Keystone XL Bill Tonight; Will Democrats Back It?

This evening, the Senate will have its first critical vote on advancing the bill authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline. Sixty votes will be needed for the Senate to eventually approve the bill and send it to President Obama.   Six Democrats are cosponsors of the legislation: Sens. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Joe Manchin […]

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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Gohmert says he’s rounding up 29 votes to defeat Boehner

From Washington Examiner One of the two Republicans pledging to challenge the re-election of House Speaker John Boehner said conservatives are rounding up the 29 votes needed to defeat him. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told Laura Ingraham on her radio show that the effort to overthrow Boehner stands a better chance than a failed coup […]

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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Rep. Dave Brat selects chief of staff, other staffers for congressional office

Washington, DC (November 17, 2014) – Newly sworn-in Virginia Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA) announced the hiring of three key staffers for his congressional office today. Erin Siefring will serve as chief of staff.  Siefring comes from Heritage Action for America, where she was director of House relations.  Prior to that, she served as the legislative […]

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 We Vote: An American Enigma

On Tuesday we vote. Well, some of us vote, while others, helplessly disenchanted with the process or otherwise disengaged, do not. Yet, many do vote and they vote for candidates who, normally, have worked their way up through the political parties and have gained the support of powerful special interests willing to fund their campaigns. […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graduated 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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Four Fair August Questions For House GOP Candidates

Reader submitted I. The Constitution, Using The House’s Appropriations Powers To Preserve Congress’ Legislative Powers: Speaker Boehner has said here he will urge a “continuing resolution” running until early December, into the after-election lame-duck session. Q: During this lame-duck session, will you speak and vote for regular order here on appropriations – i.e., insisting on […]

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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MY INTERVIEW with FIRST DISTRICT LP CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE XAVIAN DRAPER!

Here is an interview I did some time ago with First Congressional District Libertarian candidate Xavian Draper: I spoke over the telephone with the Libertarian candidate (provided he gets on the ballot – he needs 1000 signatures – which he feels fairly confident he’ll get 1500) for the First Congressional District here in VA:  Xavian […]

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 House Majority Leader McCarthy (R-CA) has a Freedom Index score of 50% for voting in accordance w/ the Constitution

User Submitted House Republicans replaced House Majority Leader with Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) His latest Freedom Index score for voting in accordance with the Constitution, is 50% * He won’t take your email if you aren’t in his district. However, as the new House Majority leader, he should know your viewpoint on issues of national importance. […]

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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Policy is No Longer the Policy of Politicians

Policy, is no longer the policy of our politicians. Their “policy” is to let the unelected bureaucracy write the laws and make the rules, the expediency and convenience of which is not lost on the men and women who must actually illicit our votes. Congress, instead of pursuing a foreign policy, or an economic policy, […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graduated 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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Come One, Come ALL & Meet Dave Brat for Congress this Thursday at Bass Pro Shop in Hanover at 7pm

Come One, Come ALL Meet Dave Brat this Thursday April 24th at 7pm Bass Pro Shop in Hanover off I95 near Lewistown Rd www.DaveBratForCongress.com 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 […]

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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WHO AM I ?

(Reader Submitted) WHO AM I ? I am an ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE in the U.S. Congress. I am the MAJORITY LEADER of the U.S. House of Representatives. I am a 14 YEAR CAREER POLITICIAN of the U.S. CONGRESS. I voted to increase the DEBT CEILING 10 TIMES in 14 years. I contributed ~ $14 TRILLION 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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Mid Peninsula Tea Party to General Assembly – ‘Oppose a Constitutional Convention’

Members of the Save Our Constitution (SOC) committee met to discuss plans for pointing out the pitfalls of applying for a constitutional convention, sometimes known as an Article Five Convention or a Convention of the States. In the Virginia State legislature of 2014, the five constitutional convention related bills were all voted down with bi-partisan […]

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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Dave Brat for Congress Grassroots Kick Off Saturday 2/22/2014

Gorgeous Weather on Saturday   …  Get Out of the House  …     Dave Brat will lead volunteers in first big neighborhood door knocking drive.   Contact Zac ASAP.    Info below: This coming Saturday, the 22nd at 9AM we will be meeting to do our first big door knocking/petition drive. We are meeting at the Starbucks […]

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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