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Michele Bachmann’s Response to State of the Union

(Washington, DC) Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-6) responded tonight to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Below are her remarks, as prepared for delivery: Good evening, my name is Congresswoman Michele Bachmann from Minnesota’s 6th District. Two years ago, when Barack Obama became our President, unemployment was 7.8 percent and our national debt stood at […]

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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 Candidate Jamie Radtke Statement Regarding Senator Allen’s Candidacy Announcement

A few moments after George Allen became the second Republican to enter the Virginia Senate race for the seat currently occupied by Democrat Jim Webb, the first official candidate wasted no time acknowledging Allen’s entry and challenging him out of the gate. This is going to be a good race! Ms. Radtke’s statement: Jamie Radtke […]

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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AFP-Virginia Statement Regarding Senators Webb and Warner’s Votes on Banning Earmarks

RICHMOND – The U.S. Senate today failed in a formal attempt to ban earmarks through fiscal year 2013.  Virginia Senator Mark Warner voted in favor of addressing the proposal, but Senator Jim Webb did not.  Americans for Prosperity’s Virginia State Director Ben Marchi today issued the following statement: “Evidently, too many members of the United […]

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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It’s the Way Earmarks are Used the Makes Them Evil

What is an earmark? According to Taxpayers Against Earmarks: In general, it is a provision inserted in the text of a Congressional bill or report that allocates money or a tax benefit for a specific project, program, or organization, circumventing a merit-based or competitive allocation process. There are many reasons to be “against earmarks.” Earmarks […]

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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Eric Cantor Op Ed: A step toward curing Washington’s spending disease – eliminating earmarks

Congressman Cantor has an excellent OpEd column on Politico today: House Republicans took an unprecedented stand in March, imposing an immediate moratorium on earmarks for the remainder of the Congress. Yet, because the governing rules of one Congress cannot bind the next, this moratorium will expire on Jan. 3, 2011. I do not believe 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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