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McConnell Statement on Sen. DeMint’s Departure From the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement today regarding Sen. DeMint’s departure from the Senate in January to lead the Heritage Foundation: “I thank Senator DeMint for his uncompromising service to South Carolina and our country in the United States Senate. Jim helped provide a powerful voice for conservative ideals 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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Marriage Reduces Child Poverty in Virginia

Note – This is a special guest post By Robert Rector Robert Rector, a leading authority on poverty and the welfare system, is senior research fellow in domestic policy at The Heritage Foundation. He is author of the new report “Marriage: America’s Greatest Weapon Against Child Poverty” with related papers and charts for Virginia  and the other states. […]

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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DON’T DO IT! DON’T RATIFY ANY UN TREATY but ESPECIALLY NOT the CONVENTION on the RIGHTS of PERSONS with DISABILITIES!

The Senate is considering what seems on its face like a non-controversial UN treaty:  the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. But it is controversial or it ought to be!  I have blogged on this before.  (Remember Sandy’s rule on UN Treaties:  Bad UN law is repetitious!) But as Heritage Foundation testified today […]

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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Obama, Liberals Reveal Their Hypocrisy On Disclosure

Liberals fond of regulating and restricting political speech have come out of the woodwork to attack Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell for his speech last week warning of their threats to First Amendment. From Fred Wertheimer, to former DCCC chair Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Daily Kos, Robert Reich, Ed Schultz and Norm Ornstein (who recently wrote a book accusing Republicans and tea partiers 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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McConnell Blasts Obama Admin For Spending $20 Mil To Promote Obamacare At A Time Of Record Debt & Deficit

Discussing reports yesterday that “[t]he Health and Human Services Department has signed a $20 million contract with a public-relations firm to highlight part of the Affordable Care Act,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor this morning to blast the Obama administration for spending taxpayer money to promote legislation most Americans disapprove of.   “While […]

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 Admin To Use $20 Mil In Taxpayer Money For Obamacare Ad Campaign

  The Hill reports today, “The Health and Human Services Department has signed a $20 million contract with a public-relations firm to highlight part of the Affordable Care Act.” According to PR Week, which first reported on the contract, “‘The campaign will inform the American people about the many preventive benefits now available to those […]

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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LOOK TO TALLINN: ESTONIA’S FREE MARKET SUCCESS: HERITAGE

This from the website of the Heritage Foundation is useful for those looking for evidence to fight tax and spend liberalism and Krugmanism.  It’s about Estonia – the tiny Baltic republic liberated nearly twenty years ago and one of the freest nations in the world today: In the midst of a world embroiled in economic […]

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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Boehner Plan FAR WORSE THAN I THOUGHT! Only Cuts $24 Billion NEXT YEAR! Obama Gets $1 Trillion NOW!

And not one dime of the cuts is certain! Shawn Hannity is interviewing Speaker Boehner now. This plan is worse than I thought. FAR worse. Basically, Obama gets $1 Trillion immediately in exchange for a promised $24 Billion in cuts the first year. That’s it. $24 Billion. And a gang 12 – 6 Democrats and […]

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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EUROPEAN UNION CALLS FOR DEEPER TRANSPARENCY! GOOD! START WITH THE $30 MILLION THEY SPENT TO INFLUENCE US DOMESTIC POLICY!

The official website of the European Parliament is reporting that the Union will seek deeper transparency “…aimed at increasing openness in the EU decision making process.”  Good!  I’d start with these items reported Special Report 92 for the Heritage Foundation written by Sally McMamara in the EU budget to attempt to influence our domestic policy: […]

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 EUROPEAN UNION “DONATES” THEIR TAXPAYERS’ MONEY (SECRETLY IN MANY CASES) TO INFLUENCE US POLICY! $30 MILLION WORTH!

I have said frequently that the European Union is NOT our friend.  Here’s proof:  The Heritage Foundation is reporting that the EU has given about $30 million dollars to US causes to influence our policies as to so-called “global warming”, opposition to the death penalty, and the International Criminal Court.  Here’s some examples: However, according […]

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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Senate Is Expected To Vote on Obamacare Repeal…

… as soon as tomorrow! The momentum is really picking up to stop this law.  The Republican controlled house passed H.R. 2. just a few weeks into the 112th congress.  Yesterday, Federal Judge Roger Vinson became the second federal judge to rule Obamacare as unconstitutional.   In the U.S. Senate, Sen Jim DeMint was able to […]

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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Virginia Right! News Hound for 1/1/2011 – 1/1/11

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/27/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/19/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/18/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/16/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/15/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/7/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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Virginia Right! News Hound for 12/6/2010

New!!! Virginia Blog Roundup – Old Dominion Blogs – now online and FREE! Read all the Virginia Blogs in one place. The Virginia Right! News Hound surfs the ‘net to take the pulse of the world every day. The links published below are opinions and takes on the news that we find interesting. By design, […]

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.

Read the full story

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