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VIDEO: Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) Delivers Weekly GOP Address On The Need To Repeal Obamacare

  U.S. Senator John Barrasso Delivers Weekly Republican Address ‘There should be no doubt: Republicans in Congress will fight to repeal the President’s failed health care law.’   WASHINGTON, DC – In the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) calls for full repeal of Obamacare following the Supreme Court’s decision this week to uphold 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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Contrary To Obama’s Promises, Health Premiums Rise; Obamacare “Accounts For 1 To 2 Percentage Points Of The Premium Increases”

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday, “The health-insurance premiums paid by employers rose sharply this year, with the average annual cost of family coverage passing the $15,000 mark for the first time, according to a major survey. The 9% average increase in family premiums for 2011, reported in an annual poll of employers performed by […]

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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Cuccinelli expresses disappointment in Fourth Circuit’s ruling in health care case

This was not an unexpected result from the 3 judge panel. They were all liberals and I have already written about the predicament they find themselves in. A ruling in favor of ObamaCare and Cuccinelli gets to decide the next venue for appeal: The full court, or the Supremes. The justices were smart and avoided […]

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’ Latest Plan For Budget, Medicare: Do Nothing

With our nation facing a serious debt crisis, it seems that Democrats in Congress have come together on a strategy to address it: do nothing. The Washington Post wrote Saturday, “Senate Democrats have adopted a minimalist agenda. They have blocked bills from the GOP-led House but proposed few broad ideas of their own — hoping […]

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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New e-Book Published by Fellow Watcher ‘Bookworm’

The Bookworm Turns: A Secret Conservative in Liberal Land The Bookworm Room, a fellow Council Member at Watcher of Weasels is one of those unfortunate Conservative souls who must live and work behind enemy lines. The Perils are great, the danger is everywhere and the sacrifices required are immeasurable. But the rewards are many, if […]

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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ObamaCare: GRANDE ‘PRESSURE ON SMALL BUSINESSES’ says Starbucks

Starbucks CEO Says ‘Pressure On Small Businesses’ ‘Is Too Great,’ Other Job Creators Say ‘The Healthcare Law Costs Too Much And Further Jeopardizes The Economic Recovery’ HOWARD SCHULTZ, Starbucks CEO: “I Think As The Bill Is Currently Written And If It Was Going To Land In 2014 Under The Current Guidelines, The Pressure On Small […]

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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Growing Pains of the Tea Party

There was an interesting article in Washington Posts blog by Peter Guluszka, “Virginia Tea Parties need to grow up”. His article brings up some interesting points and some things I have pondered myself. Like this: The well-organized party movement was riding a wave in the run-up to the midterm elections in November. It was taking […]

About Michelle Stanley

A concern citizen, Co-Founder of Richmond Patriots, grass root activist interested in putting government back in its proper role.

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More WH Rhetoric On Working With Business Doesn’t Match Reality Of Job-Stifling Policies

Senate News Briefing: President Obama spoke at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today where he urged cooperation and asked business leaders to support his economic agenda. The Wall Street Journal noted the Chamber includes “some of his toughest business critics” and points out, “Chamber and White House officials clashed during Mr. Obama’s first two years […]

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 Vote To Retain Obamacare: McConnell – ‘This Fight Isn’t Over’

Yesterday, Senate Republicans made good on their promise to force a vote on repealing President Obama’s massive, unpopular health care spending law. Unfortunately, every Senate Democrat present for the vote, 51 in total, voted against repeal. All 47 Republicans voted to scrap the 2,700-page monstrosity and start over.   Following the vote, Senate Republican Leader […]

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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Statement from Candidate Jamie Radtke for Senate regarding Senator Webb’s Comments on Health Care Bill

“Independence is about Actions, not Words, Senator Webb” Webb’s comments on Health Care bill conflict with his votes U.S. Senate candidate Jamie Radtke today questioned Senator Jim Webb’s explanation of his support for Obama-care. “Senator Webb said this week the Obama administration ‘did a really terrible job handling health care reform’ – that it made […]

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 ON SANDY’S FAVORITE DEMOCRAT!

Readers of this blog know well that Sandy’s favorite Democrat (at least among office holders) is Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina (blogger’s note and disclaimer – I am a native of the Tarheel State but I am from eastern NC); Shuler’s the former quarterback of the Redskins and Saints (another disclaimer – geaux Saints!) […]

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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Health Care Reform: Reality Starting To Sink In

This article was written by Michelle Stanley and cross posted at Richmond Patriots. That reality, costs are going up and the blame game is starting. Today, Sept 23, 2010, some of the first reforms will become effective such as, insurance companies can no longer put a dollar limit on essentials benefits (hospital and lab services), […]

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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FACT CHECK: PRESIDENT OBAMA ON HEALTH PREMIUMS

President Obama Repeats Rhetoric On Health Insurance Premiums, Even As New Reports On Rate Hikes Emerge PRESIDENT OBAMA: “All This Is Going To Lower Premiums. It’s Going To Make Healthcare More Affordable” (President Obama, Remarks, 9/22/10) REALITY: “WHOPPING RATE INCREASES ARE COMING SOON” CONNECTICUT: “Health Insurers Are Asking For Immediate Rate Hikes Of More Than […]

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 ALASKA LIBERTARIAN PARTY SHOULD JUST SAY NO TO MURKOWSKI

It must be awfully tempting:  get an incumbent Senator for the first time on your ballot.  But the Alaska Libertarian Party should do a paraphrase of Lloyd Bentsen and proclaim:  “I know libertarianism, some libertarians are friends of mine, and you are no libertarian, Senator Murkowski.”  Here’s a story on the situation. Here’s a precis […]

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 Now Acknowledge Their Health Care Sales Pitch Was False

DEM TALKING POINTS MEET REALITY Dems Now Acknowledge Their Health Care Sales Pitch Was False “Key White House Allies Are Dramatically Shifting Their Attempts To Defend Health Care Legislation, Abandoning Claims That It Will Reduce Costs And Deficit, and instead stressing a promise to ‘improve it.’” (“New Dem Message: ‘Improve’ Health Care, Don’t Talk Cost,” […]

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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Will Washington’s Failures Lead To Second American Revolution?

There is an excellent article in Investors.Com about the sorry state of business affairs Obama has led this country into. People are asking, “Is the government doing us more harm than good? Should we change what it does and the way it does it?” Now, this was a question asked during the Administration of former […]

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 the TEA Party Should Ignore the NAACP

Readers of this blog are well aware that we cover all things TEA. We were the only ones to live blog the Richmond Tax Day rally and we even covered the fund raiser event prior to this year’s TEA party. As a part of that coverage, I attended several organizational meetings in the weeks before […]

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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White House Touts ‘Summer Of Recovery’ As Majorities Disapprove Of Obama Admin’s Economic Policies

Vice President Joe Biden and the Obama administration rolled out their “Recovery Summer” tour to much fanfare last month, but The Washington Post writes today, “In a series of polls, the public has expressed deep skepticism about the economic direction Obama began taking in early 2009. A clear majority now say they disapprove of his […]

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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Happy ‘Independence From Obama’ Day!

Two hundred thirty four years ago, America had had enough. King George had moved from monarch to tyrant. With no constitution to protect them from the ruinous whims of a tyrannical dictator, the colonists declared their independence. Among George’s other offenses, the Declaration charged, “He has abdicated Government here … He has plundered our seas, ravaged […]

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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