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SO, WHAT’S UP with SENATOR PAUL? NOTHING from SANDY? ONLY ONE THING TO SAY: SENATOR GRAHAM must be DEFEATED in the PRIMARY!

Yes, I was thrilled with the wonderful filibuster by Senator Rand Paul last week.  I also was pleased with the news and commentary about it.  Except for my least favorite senator:  Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.  He and Senator McCain were ridiculous in their criticism of the Paul effort.  Here’s a report from CNN’s Political […]


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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Dem Senator: Discretionary Spending Is Not Out Of Control. McConnell: Taxpayers Are Funding Moroccan Pottery Classes

The Weekly Standard’s Daniel Halper noticed Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) saying on the Senate floor that “I am not going to keep cutting the discretionary budget, which, by the way, is not out of control, despite what you hear on Fox News . . . .” It’s rather amazing that Democrats are so blind to our spending […]


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. Senator John Thune Delivers Weekly Republican Address

‘His latest stimulus bill is so flawed that Senate Democrats have rejected it… It’s nothing but a rehash of the same failed ideas he’s already tried, combined with a huge tax increase.  This is a cynical political ploy that’s designed not to create jobs for struggling Americans, but to save the President’s own job.’   […]


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 Still Stalling Free Trade Agreements While Pointing Fingers At Congress

Yesterday, President Obama told a crowd of workers in Michigan, “Send a message to Congress to come to an agreement on trade deals that will level the playing field and open markets to our businesses –- so we can sell more goods to countries around the world. . . . Those trade bills are teed […]


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 Again Sidestepping Congress, This Time On Education

Politico reports today, “Seeing ‘no clear path’ toward reauthorizing the “No Child Left Behind” education law, the Obama administration will unilaterally issue waivers to states, exempting them from some of the law’s regulations. . . . The announcement comes months after President Barack Obama called on Congress to deliver legislation to his desk by September […]


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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Senate GOP Argues For Cut, Cap, And Balance; McConnell: “Another Virtue: …It Doesn’t Raise Taxes”

As the Senate begins debate on the House-passed Cut, Cap, and Balance bill today, Senate Republicans are calling on Democrats to follow through on their past statements in support of cutting spending, capping spending, and balancing the budget by supporting the Cut, Cap, and Balance bill.   Speaking on the floor this morning, Senate 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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All 47 Senate Republicans Introduce Balanced Budget Amendment

This afternoon, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, after working closely with Sens. Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee, John Cornyn, Jon Kyl, Pat Toomey, John Thune, Jeff Sessions, and others, introduced a proposed amendment to the Constitution which would require the government to have a balanced budget.   The proposed amendment is co-sponsored by all 47 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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MSNBC AGREES WITH RON PAUL? IT SEEMS SO!

MSNBC has a fascinating article about how more and more airports are considering private companies to run security rather than the TSA: “The TSA has grown too big and we’re unhappy with the way it’s doing things,” said Larry Dale, president of Orlando Sanford International Airport. “My board is sold on the fact that the […]


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 Unveil Massive, Last-Minute Spending Bill As Gallup Finds Worst Job Approval For Congress Ever

Reuters reports, “Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled an earmark-laden spending bill that would fund the entire U.S. government, and Republicans who have renounced the pet spending projects quickly vowed to oppose it. The 2,000-page spending bill, months overdue, would enable President Barack Obama to tighten financial oversight, subsidize college tuition bills and move forward with […]


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 8/6/2010

Friday August 6, 2010 Roundup: 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 […]


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’s Audacious, Hypocritical Attack On Unemployment Benefits Is Completely Off Base

This morning, President Obama went to the podium in the Rose Garden to accuse Senate Republicans of blocking an extension of unemployment benefits. USA Today writes, “A Republican filibuster that has three times blocked the extension ‘reflects a lack of faith in the American people,’ Obama said. ‘They’re not looking for a handout. They desperately […]


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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Congress Should Pass a ‘Crippling’ Sanctions Bill On Iran

Last Week, Virginia Right! spoke with Senator John Thune (R-SD) on a media conference call. That post may be viewed here. While that conversation was specific to the Health Care Reconciliation Bill facing the Senate at the time, Senator Thune is also the Chairman of the US Senate Republican Policy Committee. About Tom WhiteTom is […]


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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Senator John Thune (R-SD)

Virginia Right! Conversation With US Senator John Thune (R-SD)

Virginia Right! had the opportunity to speak with Republican US Senator John Thune of South Dakota this afternoon on a conference call concerning the Health Care bill that just passed and the Senate Reconciliation votes taking place this evening. On the bill itself, Senator Thune said: “First off, this is a disaster. It’s passage is […]


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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Al Franken Makes An Ass Of Himself On Senate Floor

In one of the funniest scenes in years by Al Franken, the Minnesota blight on the US Senate, Franken attacks Republican Senator John Thune, who demonstrated that the massive taxes kick in years before any significant benefits from the Senate Health Reform bill actually materialize. About Tom WhiteTom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an […]


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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