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Senate Republicans Ask Supreme Court to Consider Case on President’s Unconstitutional “Recess” Appointments

Forty-five Senators File Amicus Brief Urging the Supreme Court to Invalidate Unlawful “Appointments”   “The President’s decision to circumvent the American people by installing his appointees at a powerful federal agency while the Senate was continuing to hold sessions, and without obtaining the advice and consent of the Senate, is an unprecedented power grab,” Sen. […]


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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 Jeff Sessions Delivers Weekly Republican Address

‘We need to grow the economy—not the government…Government has never been bigger or more out of control. They say there is no problem with waste, fraud, and abuse; they say the problem is you; they say you are not sending them enough money; they say they have wisely spent every penny. So, you must just […]


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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Leader McConnell #StandswithRand, Sen. Paul Deserves An Answer; McConnell: “That Filibuster Was Extended, Heartfelt And Important”

In an historic moment echoing the Senate’s great history of long, passionate speeches, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) held the floor for nearly 13 hours yesterday in a filibuster demanding answers from the Obama administration on its legal authority to use force against U.S. citizens overseas.   Roll Call wrote last night, “Senate Minority Leader Mitch […]


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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Betrayed! Only 5 Republican Senators Voted ‘NO!’ to a Tax Increase –

We have been predicting for some time that House and Senate Republicans were going to cave in to higher taxes. Every one of these Republicans has said many, many times “you don’t raise taxes on anyone in a recession – period!” So Senate Republicans would have us believe that they were completely at the mercy […]


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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Reid Says He Wants To Weaken Filibuster

The Washington Times writes, “Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. . . . ‘I think that the rules have been abused and that we’re going to work to change them,’ he told reporters. . . […]


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 Republicans File Amicus Brief in Suit Over Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

‘The President’s decision to circumvent the American people by installing his appointees at a powerful federal agency while the Senate was continuing to hold sessions, and without obtaining the advice and consent of the Senate, is an unprecedented power grab,” Sen. McConnell said. “We will demonstrate to the Court how the President’s unconstitutional actions fundamentally […]


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 Republicans Warn Of “Crippling Defense Cuts, Ask Where Leadership From White House Is

  CNN wrote on Saturday, “Republicans are calling on President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate to act before sequestration takes place at the beginning of next year, saying cuts to the military are ‘not the way to address America’s fiscal challenges.’ . . . The president signed the Sequestration Transparency Act earlier this week, which will require […]


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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Republicans sound free-speech warning as Senate Democrats bring back DISCLOSE Act

Senate Democrats reintroduced a modified version of the DISCLOSE Act this week, and Republicans are sounding the free-speech alarm. “This is the single biggest issue nobody is talking about,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told The Daily Caller Thursday. The law would force corporations, labor groups and super PACs to report the names of donors for every […]


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: Court’s Ruling Underscores the Need to Repeal Obamacare

Court’s Ruling Underscores the Need to Repeal Obamacare ‘Today’s decision does nothing to diminish the fact that Obamacare’s mandates, tax hikes, and Medicare cuts should be repealed and replaced with common sense reforms that lower costs and that the American people actually want.’   Washington, D.C.– U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell released the following […]


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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NRO Profiles McConnell’s Long Fight For Free Speech

In a must-read piece for National Review Online today, Robert Costa looks at Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s long history of battling restrictions on political speech under the guise of campaign finance reform.   Costa writes, “As the elected leader of Senate Republicans, he wears many hats, but on a personal level, no issue has shaped […]


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 Republicans Retain Miguel Estrada in Suit Over Unconstitutional Recess Appointments

‘The President’s decision to circumvent the American people by installing his appointees at a powerful federal agency, when the Senate was not in recess, and without obtaining the advice and consent of the Senate, is an unprecedented power grab. We will demonstrate to the Court how the President’s unconstitutional actions fundamentally endanger the Congress’s role […]


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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As SCOTUS Obamacare Challenge Begins, Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Agrees The Law’s Mandate Is Unconstitutional

The Wall Street Journal writes today, “Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed whether the challenge to President Barack Obama’s health-care law is ripe for a decision, opening three days of argument on the law with a string of skeptical questions for a lawyer who said the high court should wait. . . . The health-care […]


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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Republicans Demand Accountability On Dodd-Frank, Oppose Obama’s Czar To Lead New Agency

With the White House in the midst of a campaign to push Richard Cordray, the president’s nominee to head the unaccountable agency created by the Dodd-Frank bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has filed cloture on his nomination, making a cloture vote likely Thursday or Friday.   But as The Hill reports, “Senate Republicans […]


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 Republicans Block Controversial Obama Judicial Nominee With Troubling Views On Gun Rights, Terrorism

Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) forced a cloture vote on President Obama’s nominee to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, Caitlin Halligan. Senate Republicans opposed her confirmation, and the vote failed, 54-45.   Unfortunately, Halligan has a controversial record with activist views on the 2nd Amendment and the War on Terror. As Senate […]


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 Delay On Keystone XL “A Poorly Disguised Political Punt”; Is Obama Putting His Job Over Jobs In The Heartland?

The AP reported yesterday, “Angered by President Barack Obama’s delay of a proposed oil pipeline from Canada, Senate Republicans are moving to force him to act. A bill introduced Wednesday by 37 GOP senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, would require the administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline within 60 days, unless 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 Supreme Court Decision to Hear Challenge to Obama Health Care Law

‘Americans have rejected the law’s mandate that they must buy government-approved health insurance, and I hope the Supreme Court will do the same’   Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement on the Supreme Court’s announcement today that it had agreed to hear a challenge to President Obama’s health […]


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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‘Immediate Vote’ On Obama’s Stimulus ‘Immediately Blocked’ By Democrats

‘Immediate Vote’ ‘Immediately Blocked’ Senator Reid ‘Quickly Objected,’ ‘Refused,’ ‘Declined,’ ‘Shot Down The Effort’ To Vote On President Obama’s Stimulus Proposal Today   THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: “Senate Republicans offered to give President Barack Obama the vote he’s sought on a jobs bill Tuesday, but the Democratic leader, Sen. Harry Reid, objected.” (“Senate GOP Leader: Vote […]


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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Senate Republicans Block Appointment Of Goodwin Liu; McConnell: “He Seemed…Uninterested In What The Constitution…Might Require A Judge To Do”

The Wall Street Journal reports today, “Senate Republicans blocked law professor Goodwin Liu’s appointment to a federal appeals court Thursday, when Democrats fell eight votes short of the 60 needed to end a filibuster. Mr. Liu, whom liberal legal scholars saw as a rising star, proved more contentious than even President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court […]


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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