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Obama Demands Unlimited Authority To Raise The Debt Limit; McConnell: It’s “A Power Grab”

The AP notes today that President Obama is calling for an elimination of the debt ceiling, in part because of the leverage it gives Republicans to push for spending cuts and deficit reduction.   “Speaking to corporate executives [yesterday], Obama set down a hard line: ‘If Congress in any way suggests that they’re going to tie […]


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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Va Senate Debate – Roanoke – Live Updates

Opening statements – 2 minutes each. George Allen, E.W. Marshall, Bob Marshall, Jamie Radtke Question 1 to Allen: Debt limit has been increased over 17 times. If elected, would you vote to increase the limit. Allen: Now is different. The Amount of debt has increased under Obama. Our credit was downgraded. Deficits over $1 Trillion. […]


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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McConnell: Without Tea Party there would be no spending cuts

Without Tea Party Republicans, Congress wouldn’t be cutting any federal spending, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said.   “What I would say to our friends in the Tea Party movement — without them we wouldn’t be having this discussion. We wouldn’t be cutting anything,” McConnell said Monday to Neil Cavuto on Fox News. “But […]


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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U.S. Senate Candidate Jamie Radtke’s Statement Regarding the Proposed Debt Ceiling “Compromise”

The following is a statement by Republican United States Senate candidate Jamie Radtke, regarding today’s announced compromise legislation to raise the federal debt limit without significant reductions in spending:   I am both angered and dismayed by the total lack of leadership and courage this deal represents.   Last week I warned that our biggest […]


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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McConnell, WSJ, CNN’s Borger: Only Obama Still Clinging To Tax Hikes

Reacting to President Obama’s speech last night, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said on the floor this morning, “Last night the President explained to the nation the crisis that we face right now as he sees it. . . . Unfortunately, the situation the President described last night bears very little resemblance to the realities […]


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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Cut, Cap and Balance: Today The American People Will Now Know Where We Stand

`The reason we’ve got a $14 trillion debt is because no matter how much money Washington has, it always spends more — and the only way to cure the problem is to stop enabling it.’ Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement on the Senate floor Friday regarding 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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McConnell: Obama Presented Us With 3 Choices: Smoke & Mirrors, Tax Hikes, Or Default. Republicans Choose None Of The Above.

Speaking on the floor this morning, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made major remarks on the debt limit negotiations, saying, “[A]fter years of discussions and months of negotiations, I have little question that as long as this President is in the Oval Office, a real solution is unattainable.”   He explained, “I was one 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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Democrats Still Demanding Tax Hikes Though Obama Once Said, ‘You Don’t Raise Taxes In A Recession’

  Reuters reports today, “After months of effort, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans are right back where they started as they try to avert a looming debt default: arguing over taxes. . . . Democrats say new tax revenues need to be part of the equation, while Republicans say they won’t back any increase […]


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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YOUNG TURK SAVID JAVID CALLS FOR UK TO HAVE A DEBT LIMIT! MORE YOUNG TURK NEWS!

Since we are in the midst of the debate over increasing the debt limit in the United States, it may be useful to read this article by Young Turk MP Savid Javid.  Here it is at Conservative Home! Some highlights: This (the crisis negotiations in the US on increasing the debt ceiling) is exactly why […]


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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Tax Increases ‘Most Important To Us Democrats’

‘The Talks Frayed Over Democrats’ Insistence That Tax Increases … Be Part Of The Final Deal’ SENATE DEM MESSAGE MAN: ‘Tax — You Know, Revenue Increases’   “Baucus made clear that the talks frayed over Democrats’ insistence that tax increases of some sort be part of the final deal.” (“Baucus: Revenues In Debt Limit Deal […]


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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Democrats Can’t Seem To Agree On How To Approach Debt Limit

As Congress begins to focus on the next major fiscal issue, whether to raise the nation’s debt limit, Democrats can’t seem to agree on how to approach the issue, even as they fall all over themselves to explain why they think it’s vital to raise the limit now but eagerly voted against doing so 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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Obama Observes 30 Days of Silence on Egypt

No matter the disaster we know we can count on President Obama to be AWOL on leadership. As the images of a meltdown pour in from Cairo and all over Egypt, Obama plays the Nero card and fiddles around, hoping someone else will do something. We saw this inability to lead during the financial meltdown […]


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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