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My Interview with GOP National Committeewoman Candidate Cynthia Dunbar

It’s a rare privilege when you blog about politics to get to speak with and meet your heroes:  Governor Bobby Jindal, Ambassador John Bolton, Congressman Ron Paul are three that come to mind.  Here’s one more to add to the hero list:  Cynthia Dunbar. Cynthia Dunbar was one of the brave and courageous State Board of Education members […]

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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Vince Haley to Challenge John Whitbeck for RPV Party Chairman

Today, at the urging of many Virginia conservative activists and grassroots leaders from across the Commonwealth, and hopeful for the support of thousands of like-minded grassroots conservatives who believe we need a party run by and for conservatives, I have made the decision to run for RPV State Party Chairman. My bottom line?  We need a Republican […]

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: Rep. Brat Votes to Protect Access To Affordable Retirement Investment Advice

Rep. Brat Votes to Protect Access To Affordable Retirement Investment Advice WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Congressman Dave Brat (R-Va.) today issued the following statement following the passage of H.R. 1090, the Retail Investor Protection Act:   “As a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee and a co-signer of Rep. Ann Wagner’s (R-Mo.) letter […]

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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Education in America

One of the most distressing decisions that parents of a constitutional, libertarian, or conservative political persuasion are faced with today, is the choice between sending their children to a government run school system, choosing to send their kids to a private school, or choosing to provide a free-market curriculum at home.  As our national economic […]

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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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Partying At The Brink Edition

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole […]

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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Education Facts ALL Parents Need to Know by Bruce D. Price

This article was submitted by Bruce D. Price a leading Virginia expert on Education. Oddly enough, public schools often use failed theories and methods. Some of these have been around for 75 years and are known to create problems. Local media such as the Virginian-Pilot should explain what’s going on, but they won’t. So, it […]

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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IS THERE a INTERNAL CUCCINELLI POLL showing SARVIS at over TEN PERCENT? I’M HEARING JUST THAT! MARCUS DEFECTS to McAULIFFE!

I have been around all over both geographically and politically – I was just at an event in the last several days featuring Terry McAuliffe and he wants to both accept the Medicaid expansion and spend the money from the Feds for education!  (That is in contrast to what Michigan Governor Rick Snyder wants 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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Reader Opinion: Forgotten Hanover Group: The NO tax Group

More Taxes!  Less Taxes!  More education funding!  Less education funding!  BLAH!  BLAH!  BLAH!   I’m writing to advocate for the forgotten group; NO TAXES!  My only child attends private school so I should be able to opt out of funding the government run schools which I don’t really approve of anyway.  And the people who want […]

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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Donald McEachin: Shut Up and Pass The Damn Budget Already!

Senator Donald McEachin is leading the charge to hold Virginia’s budget hostage in hopes of getting back some of the power voters took away in November. This is not about funding this or funding that. It’s about McEachin getting a bigger office and having more power, plain and simple. There is not a dimes worth […]

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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VOTE YES for the TIM TEBOW BILL! HOMESCHOOLERS should be allowed to DO SPORTS in their school district!

Thanks to Lynn Mitchell (SWAC Girl) for reminding me that the vote on HB 947, the bill that allows homeschoolers to compete in sports as if they were in the public schools. Here’s Lynn’s FB comment: “Tebow Bill” HB 947 will be voted on today in the House. I’m asking my delegate Dickie Bell 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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A SOLID CHOICE IN THE THIRD DISTRICT – CHUCK SMITH

Chuck Smith and I have two things in common:  We are both lawyers and we almost share a birthday (Smith was born on the 4th of July and I was born on the 5th but in different years).  Actually, we have two more things in common:  We are both conservatives and don’t mind fighting despite […]

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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The Five Factions of the Tea Party Movement: Part 2 – The Left Flank

In part one of the series we discussed the five factions that make up the Tea Party. Part 2 will define the group at the left most position in the Tea Party. Depending on one’s point of view, these people could be considered the moderate faction. The number of members of the Left Flank would […]

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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SO WHO IS THE WINGNUT?

David Harsayi at the Denver Post says it well.  Click HERE for the article from Real Clear Politics. Some highlights: Let’s start with Angle, who believes it would be prudent — get this — to start defunding the Department of Education. The Department of Education! You must be aware that the vast majority of Americans […]

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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Michelle Malkin and Dick Armey Attend Bloggers Bash

FreedomWorks hosted an after hours CPAC event for bloggers and several media folks. Kegs on the outside deck were kept nicely chilled in the below freezing temperatures. Inside, the temperature was warm and cozy and the conversation hot and spicy like the BBQ. We really didn’t expect to see Michelle Malkin when we walked 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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Democratic Candidate Tom Shields Answers Virginia Right! Open Letter Questions At Town Hall

In case you missed last week’s posts on this blog, let me give you a little background as to what went on last week. While looking around the Virginia blogs on Blog Net News, I noticed a photo I took at an event for Republican Delegate O’Bannon posted on several Lefty Blogs. The photo was […]

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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Voters Now Trust Republicans More On Health Care

A new Rasmussen poll shows that for the first time in over 2 years, voters now trust Republicans over Democrats on Health Care 44% to 41%. Last month Democrats held a 4 point lead and in June, Democrats held a 10 point lead. Now, support for Obama’s Health Care bill has fallen to just 42%, […]

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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