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Exactly my Feeling, Erick! Here’s Your Image on the Virginia Right Blog!

Erick Erickson placed this up and sent it as an email to me (and ninety million others) and he asked for it to be posted and shared.  Here is his commentary: I shot holes in the NY Times editorial This is what I think of the New York Times editorial today. The United States suffered […]

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 Real Reason Rino Republicans Hate Conventions and Love Primaries

Excerpt from below: So the Republican worker bees that set up booths in the heat and cold, that pay money at every fund raiser, that pay dues to the local Committee, that give their time at meetings, committees, fund raisers, and any other way they can help should just be pushed aside when it comes […]

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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Obamacare Deductibles ‘Way Higher’

Consumers Shocked By ‘Really High’ Obamacare Deductibles, One Called Them ‘So High… That It Defeats The Purpose Of Having Insurance’       Higher Deductibles Fueling Obamacare ‘Sticker Shock’   “…many people with modest incomes are encountering a troubling element of the federal health law: deductibles so steep they may not be able to afford […]

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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NYT: Obamacare is just like Hurricane Katrina

Say it ain’t so! New York Times turns on Obama: …The disastrous rollout of [Obama’s] health care law not only threatens the rest of his agenda but also raises questions about his competence in the same way that the Bush administration’s botched response to Hurricane Katrina undermined any semblance of Republican efficiency. Man. I bet […]

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 GERMAN ELECTIONS – SANDY’S PREDICTION: TEN PERCENT for the ALTERNATIVE! UPDATE: AfD at 4.9 PERCENT based on EARLY RETURNS!

Heute Abend est Die Deutsche Waehlen!  (Tomorrow is the German Elections!) The New York Times has a great article that I believe shows the hidden strength of the anti-euro (really pro-German taxpayer) party the Alternative for Germany (AfD) in Sunday’s election.  Here’s a highlight or two: Here’s one voter who probably never helped a candidate […]

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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A POSITIVE ARTICLE ABOUT CHURCH FOUND WHERE?

The New York Times published this fascinating article on the benefits of going to church.  That’s right, the Times.  This is an encouraging development for the people like me who have usually in the past virtually always took the opposite tack on things published in the Old Gray Lady. This article actually has a paragraph […]

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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NY TIMES ARTICLE on ALTERNATIVE for GERMANY: POSITIVE!

How do you like this headline in the New York Times: German Elites Drawn to Anti-Euro Party, Spelling Trouble for Merkel I certainly like it.  Along with the wonderful commentary calling for a surgical strike on North Korea, it’s been a good week for the Times!  (Or a bid week for Sandy!) Here’s the article […]

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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MIGHT the NO MOVIE show LIBERTY ACTIVISTS the WAY to PERSUADE the MASSES?

I read in the New York Times last week about the Chilean movie NO, a film based on the successful upset effort to force General Pinochet from power in his country.  (NO has been nominated for Best Foreign Film and I must warm my readers that it is rated R, probably for political violence, and […]

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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ECONOMIC SANCTIONS against ANY NATION must be NECESSARY and TARGETED to those whose BEHAVIOR we seek to INFLUENCE! OTHERWISE they are IMMORAL!

I am ready to take my stand on economic sanctions.  Unless they are necessary and specifically targeted to affect the group or persons whose behavior who we seek to change, they are immoral.  Here’s an article in the New York Times on the sanctions against Iran.  I was chilled by this quote: Obama administration officials […]

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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Observers: Obama & Democrats “Over-Playing Their Hands,” “They Aren’t Bargaining In Good Faith,” “Offering Nothing New To Rein In Spending”

With news reports today noting that in fiscal cliff negotiations President Obama is “sticking to the liberal line and frustrating Republicans on the other side of the bargaining table,” “offering nothing new to rein in spending and overhaul entitlement programs,” and that his unserious offer last week “is attracting praise from the left for his […]

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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WSJ Blasts Top Senate Dem For Obstruction On Tax Reforms

In an editorial today, The Wall Street Journal editors takes a top Senate Democrat to task for a speech staking out a position that would sink tax reform efforts. They write, “The polls say voters want more bipartisanship, and one possibility in 2013 is tax reform that trades lower rates for fewer loopholes. Well, so much for 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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NYT: Reid “Seems Content To Achieve Little”; Flashback: “Senate Democrats Have Almost No Legislative Agenda Of Their Own”

The New York Times writes today, “The 112th Congress is set to enter the Congressional record books as the least productive body in a generation, passing a mere 173 public laws as of last month. . . . Appropriations bills, once the central function of the legislative branch, have been ditched in favor of short-term 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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McConnell Statement on Attacks on Americans in Mid East; Meanwhile, Dems Indicate They’ll Do Nothing On Fiscal Cliff

The New York Times reports today that Moody’s “warned that it would downgrade the government’s debt if no solution [to the fiscal cliff] was found by year’s end. . . . The Moody’s warning comes a year after its rival, Standard & Poor’s, downgraded the United States’ credit worthiness after the protracted stalemate over raising 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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The Council Has Spoken!! This Week’s Watcher’s Council Results

  The Council has spoken, the votes have been cast, and the results are in for this week’s Watcher’s Council match up. Even taking into consideration the normal high level of quality in both the Council and Non-Council entries, this was a tough call with some exceptional pieces to choose from, and the close 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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NYT Reports Insurance Coverage Under ObamaCare “May Be Unaffordable For Millions”

Yesterday, The New York Times reported, “The new health care law is known as the Affordable Care Act. But Democrats in Congress and advocates for low-income people say coverage may be unaffordable for millions of Americans because of a cramped reading of the law by the administration and by the Internal Revenue Service in particular. Under rules proposed […]

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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Fear of ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Has Industry Pulling Back

The New York Times reports today, “A rising number of manufacturers are canceling new investments and putting off new hires because they fear paralysis in Washington will force hundreds of billions in tax increases and budget cuts in January, undermining economic growth in the coming months. Executives at companies making everything from electrical components and power systems to […]

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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Two Years Later: ‘Welcome To The Recovery’

Two Years After Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner Crowed That America Is ‘On The Road To Recovery,’ The Economy Continues To Sputter   SEC. TIM GEITHNER: “Welcome to the recovery … a review of recent data on the American economy shows that we are on a path back to growth … on the road to recovery” (Sec. Geithner, […]

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 Show Americans Blame Obama For Lackluster Economy

The Hill writes today, “Two-thirds of likely voters say the weak economy is Washington’s fault, and more blame President Obama than anybody else, according to a new poll for The Hill. It found that 66 percent believe paltry job growth and slow economic recovery is the result of bad policy. Thirty-four percent say Obama is the most […]

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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NY Dem AG Investigating US Chamber’s Political Spending

In his address at AEI on threats to the First Amendment, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell warned, “[I]f disclosure is forced upon some but not all, it’s not an act of good government, it’s a political weapon. And that’s precisely what those who are pushing [the DISCLOSE Act] have in mind. This is nothing less than […]

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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