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Mis-informed Citizens contribute to the problem

In America we treasure the right for every citizen to express their point of view, even when it encourages & contributes to a problem only becoming worse. This occurs because of a unwillingness or a apathy towards the labor required to learn the facts before expressing their views.  The May 4 edition of the Country […]

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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PROFILES IN COURAGE —— DOES IT EXIST ON THE K.W BOARD OF SUPERVISORS?

Decades ago citizens decided the way to raise revenue for local gov’t was to tax personal property, land, homes, and various other forms . What seemed to appear equitable has today morphed into a quagmire of selective exemptions and special tax breaks . At every level of gov’t (including local ) the tax code has […]

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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Ted Cruz May Be Mathematically Eliminated On or Before April 26, 2016 – State by State Analysis

Updated 3/24/2016 to reflect the results of 3/22/2016 in Arizona and Utah and the finalization of previous contests. Net results after 3/22 Trump -5 Cruz +40 as a result (mostly) of the Utah race. Bad news for supporters of Ted Cruz in the 2016 Presidential nominating contest. Cruz may be mathematically eliminated as early as […]

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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Polls: Trump +16 in California (172 Delegates) and +12 in Arizona (58 Delegates)

Mathematically, Ted Cruz needs 87% of the remaining delegates to reach the 1,237 needed to become the nominee. Two new polls show some bad news for Cruz. In California, Landslide/NSON shows Donald Trump with 38.3% of the vote and Ted Cruz with just 22.4%. And with less than 10% undecided, there will not be 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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ELECTED OFFICIALS NEED TO MEASURE THEIR WORDS by Bob Shannon

As the school budget debate heats up and the newly elected members of the KW B.O.S weigh in on the topic, voting this past week on a approach that allows the B.O.S to channel funds into specific categories ( the measure lost 3-2) School Board Member Kathy Morrison made the public statement “we’ve done nothing […]

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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Del. Sam Rasoul Wows the Richmond Crusade for Voters Tuesday Evening!

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-11th district – Roanoke) was one of the guest speakers at the Richmond Crusade for Voters meeting last night and he did not disappoint. This blogger, who is actually a member of the RCFV (although I need to renew that membership at the next meeting), was at the meeting wearing a GOP […]

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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Ryan: ‘If we control the White House next year things will be different’. Yea. Right.

By Bob Shannon – King William Listening to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Tuesday when he pledged that come September the Congress would return to the normal Appropriations process, funding the next budget with 12 separate appropriations bill left me cynically pondering recent history. In 2010 it was ………..” if only you give 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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Glenn Sturtevant Betrays Republicans his First Week in Office, Backs McAuliffe

Newly elected Virginia State Senator Glenn Sturtevant has said he will not back the Republican nomination for the State Supreme Court, Virginia Court of Appeals Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. Instead he will back the judge that Terry McAuliffe, taking a page from Barack Obama’s playbook, used a ridiculous “recess appointment” to place his pick, Justice […]

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! Named to Top 50 Fabulous Blogs for 2015

Well, it is that time of year again. Santa has come and gone for the good little boys and girls, Christmas Dinner is now a ghost of Christmas past (and for some present) and Doug Ross has tabulated the results and double checked his list. And Virginia Right! has been been named one of 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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Forum: What Are Your Thoughts This Thanksgiving?

Every week on Monday, the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question:What Are Your Thoughts This Thanksgiving? Fausta’s Blog : Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It is, as Mark Steyn says, “…very small scale, […]

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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HERE It Is: Sandy’s Interview with Del. Chris Peace!

Here it is:  As promised.  My written interview with Delegate Chris Peace: Question: Tell the blog readers your take on the Justice Roush/Judge Alston controversy? Could this thing turn into a constitutional crisis as Steve Emmert suggests in his blog (www.virginia-appeals.com) and what would you propose to prevent it? Answer: As an attorney and state […]

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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Hanover Residents: Raise Real Estate Taxes or Reinstate Proffers?

[yop_poll id=”6″] One of the first acts of Hanover’s all Republican Board of Supervisors nearly 4 years ago was to eliminate proffers for developers. Since then, the same board has approved a number of high density / low income housing in the area despite vocal opposition to this type of growth. And with the per […]

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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NFL Predictions 2015/2016

I’ve been making NFL Predictions for years and have had quite a bit of success prognosticating, but never with Virginia Right. This year, however, I am taking a tact toward pessimism with regard to the AFC. While the NFC has, over the last six years, rebuilt itself into the dominant conference in the NFL, this […]

About Steven Brodie Tucker

Graduated with a degree in Philosophy from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Also studied economics and political science at George Mason.

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Charleston Shooter Was on Drug Linked to Violent Outbursts Like Many Other Mass Shootings

Once again we find out that Dylann Roof, the Charleston Church shooter was taking SSRI drugs. You would be hard pressed to find a mass shooting in the last 20 years – including Columbine – where the shooters were not on prescription drugs used to treat mental health problems. This does not mean that everyone […]

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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GUEST SUBMISSION from BOB SHANNON in KING WILLIAM COUNTY!

My friend and political colleague Bob Shannon wrote this for submission: This past week , KW B.O.S Chair Terry Stone laid bare her frustrations that illustrate the message of the opposition is indeed getting through. In a letter responding to my comments the previous week on this years Budget Theater she drove home two points that […]

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 Budget Dance

Bob Shannon  Central Garage KW Board of Supervisors met all day Friday April 17th , I was there and it was a colossal waste of time , if for not the feigned drama that played out for the handful in attendance. If Ronald Reagan was a B actor their has to be a C class for these folks. Much […]

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 SELLOUT is ON: SOME GOP LEADERS want to GIVE PRESIDENT OBAMA TRADE POWER to GET TPP!

It’s here:  The sellout.  By certain GOP leaders to give the President the fast-track (generally no ability to amend – yes or no vote – laden with pork and tax breaks to get enough votes to win) authority to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership (and maybe a trade pact with the EU, too!) – yes 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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VA-12 Senate Race: The ‘Stolle Follies’

Folly: : the lack of good sense or judgment : a foolish act or idea : foolish behavior : a very unusual or fancy building that was built in a garden for decoration or amusement in the past   So what’s in a name? If the name is Stolle and you live in Virginia Beach, […]

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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Dave Brat (Budget Committee member) on the passage of House budget

WASHINGTON, DC (March 26, 2015) – Following is a statement from House Budget Committee member Rep. Dave Brat on the passage of the House budget: “The House passed a budget that takes aim at fixing some of the greatest threats facing our nation – Washington’s habit of spending more than it takes in each year, […]

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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