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McConnell Calls Reid’s Bluff On Tax Plans, Pushes Democrats to Vote on Their Own Tax Plan

Human Events writes today, “Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has an idea for cutting through all the parliamentary maneuvers and political kabuki theater: hold votes on Wednesday, in succession, on all three of the current proposals for avoiding Taxmageddon this January.  Senate Democrats have been notably reticent to actually vote on any of the legislative props they’ve […]

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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BLAME JOHN BIRCH again: OPINION in the MONTGOMERY (AL) ADVERTISER!

In a column in the Montgomery (AL) Advertiser, two research fellows at the (you guessed it) Southern Poverty Law Center have raised the ultimate fear of not being a member of ICLEI:  No grant money for sustainability!  (Of course blame John Birch and call it names!) SB 477 isn’t just pointless; it’s actually stupid. If […]

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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Remember Obama’s “To-Do” List? Senate Democrats Sure Don’t

Earlier this month, President Obama made a big show about rolling out a “to-do” list he had for Congress. In a speech in Albany, NY, he said, “[T]oday I’m announcing a handy little ‘To-Do’ list that we’ve put together for Congress. You can see it for yourselves at whitehouse.gov. It’s about the size of a Post-It note, so every member 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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BOBBY JINDAL for PRESIDENT 2012? COULD HAPPEN if there is a BROKERED CONVENTION!

Governor Jindal of Louisiana was just reelected on Saturday; here is the Virginia Right report on the election.  Jindal is determined to end the Huey Long era in Louisiana and I strongly support him in that regard.  I hope he is not distracted by national developments; it is critical to have a term to implement […]

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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MY HEROES FOR THE WEEK! RYAN RHODES AND FRIEND ENCOUNTER PRESIDENT OBAMA – ASK HIM ABOUT VP BIDEN’S ALLEGED TERRORIST REMARK!

My heroes for the week are Ryan Rhodes, a founder of the Iowa Tea Party and his unnamed friend, when they confronted President Obama about the alleged statement by Vice President Biden that tea party activists were “terrorists”.  Here’s the article from Real Clear Politics: President Obama got into a heated back and forth with […]

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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U.S. Senator Jon Kyl Delivers Weekly Republican Address

Full transcript of Senator Kyl’s Address:   “Good morning.  I am Senate Republican Whip Jon Kyl of Arizona.   “By now, most Americans know that lawmakers in Washington are engaged in a difficult debate about the nation’s ‘debt ceiling,’ the legal limit to the amount of money the federal government can borrow.   “The debt […]

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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President’s Call for Tax Hikes ‘Counterproductive,’ McConnell Says

‘A bipartisan majority of lawmakers rejected the kind of tax hike on small business that President Obama endorsed today, and it was counterproductive of him to revive it. Americans want policies that will create the right climate for job creation — and that means cutting Washington spending, not squeezing family budgets even more than they […]

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 Passes $4 Billion In Cuts In Good First Step, But Democrats Resist Larger Needed Cuts

Senate News Briefing: ABC News reports, “The Senate today passed a stop-gap spending bill to avert a government shutdown at week’s end and buy lawmakers two more weeks to reach a long-term funding deal . . . . The Senate voted 91-9 to pass the two-week extension that would cut $4 billion in funding. 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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McConnell on Earmarks: The People Have Spoken—I’m listening

`Unless people like me show the American people that we’re willing to follow through on small or even symbolic things, we risk losing them on our broader efforts to cut spending and rein in government. That’s why today I am announcing that I will join the Republican Leadership in the House in support of a […]

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 Democrats Cannot Vote on Tax Cuts Before the Election

Take your pick: Damned if you do, damned if you don’t or stuck between a rock and a hard place. Either saying is appropriate for the dilemma Democrats now find themselves in as far as extending the Bush Tax Cuts. On the one hand, raising taxes in the current economy is really not an option. […]

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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ANOTHER GOP REPRESENTATIVE JOINS THE ANTIWAR CAUSE!

The freshman congressman from Utah, Jason Chaffetz, in a surprise, voted against funding for the war in Afghanistan!  This is exciting news.  Chaffetz stated he considered it intently, even calling three family members of servicemembers who died in Afghanistan.  He was surprised to find all three said yes, end the war.  So Chaffetz joined a […]

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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Another ObamaCare ‘Bait-And-Switch’

In another must-read fact check piece on the health care bill today, the AP writes, “Zach Hoffman was confident his small business would qualify for a new tax cut in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law. But when he ran the numbers, Hoffman discovered that his office furniture company wouldn’t get any assistance 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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Democrats Failed To Pass Health Reform by Begging, Borrowing, Stealing and Bribery. Now Cheating Ruled Out

Looks like a game changer, folks. The Democrat’s plan to cheat health care reform through the House is in jeopardy. Democrats efforts to beg the American people to go along with their legislation failed. Democrats efforts to borrow more money to pass the legislation have failed. Democrats efforts to steal money from Medicare to pay […]

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 McConnell: Does It Make Sense to Spend $2.5 Trillion to Raise Premiums, Costs, Taxes?

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday regarding health care reform: “The American people are looking at what’s going on in Washington right now and they’re wondering what the White House and Democrat leaders in Congress are thinking. About Tom WhiteTom is a US […]

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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