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Virginia Republicans Traded Control of State Senate for Tax Hike by Scrapping Redistricting Plans

Do you remember the big tax hike the Republicans pushed through last year? $6 Billion dollars of our money went to transportation – about 60% – and the rest to growing government. But part of the deal to get Democrats to vote for the tax hike (which shows how astute Republicans really are – who […]

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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MANY SOURCES: SARVIS running for US SENATE against WARNER and GILLESPIE

I knew this for several days but I did not have authority to discuss it because there was some chance it would not happen.  But it’s official:  Robert Sarvis, the libertarian candidate for governor, is going to seek the US Senate seat of incumbent Democrat Mark Warner. Of course I will give Sarvis fair ink […]

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 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. <span style=”font-size: large;”>“Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.” -Sir Walter Scott, Marmion <br /> <span style=”font-size: large;”>“People never lie so much as before an election, during a war, […]

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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Get Paid for Being a Poll Watcher Jan 21, 2014 – $150.00 + Hotel!

January 21 is a Special Election in Northern VA for the vacated VA State Senator seat of Liberal Democrat Mark Herring who won the Nov election to be the next VA AG. The current NUMBERS of R vs D in the VA Senate are DEAD EVEN, so which ever party wins this seat will have […]

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 Is Your Reaction To Harry Reid’s Using the Nuclear Option To End Filibusters?

Every week on Monday morning , 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 simply day to day living. This week’s question: style=”text-decoration: underline;”> style=”font-weight: bold;”>What Is Your Reaction To Harry Reid’s Using the Nuclear Option To End Filibusters? […]

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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OPEN POST to CONGRESSMAN CANTOR: JUST STAY OUT OF SYRIA!

Since the President has decided to graciously allow Congress to have their say, it’s time for Congress to do what it did not do when we attacked Serbia:  Stop the war! First, if the best they can do is panicked phone calls from Syrian officials to chemical warfare chiefs about the so-called chemical strike, 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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DECEMBER 4 is the DAY! THE VOTE on the UN DISABILITIES TREATY! TALK TO YOUR SENATOR!

parentalrights.org reports that Tuesday, December 4 is the date for the vote in the Senate on the UN Disabilities Treaty.  Let’s just say NO!  Here’s why! 1.  It hurts parental rights.  All disabled children (and every child who ever have had an IEP or 504 plan could be considered disabled) will be subject to bureaucrats […]

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 SLANDER of RICHARD MOURDOCK is OUTRAGEOUS! I STILL SUPPORT HIM and STAND WITH HIM!

Richard Mourdock, the state treasurer of Indiana, the one who stood up to the intimidation that was the Chrysler bankruptcy, yes that one, who is being condemned for these words in a debate: “I struggled with it myself for a long time, but I came to realize life is that gift from God,” Mourdock said. […]

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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Democrats Hoping for Another Recession

Are Dems Open To Another Recession? Dems Admit Willingness To Go Over Fiscal Cliff, ‘Plunge The Nation Back Into Recession,’ And ‘Raise Unemployment’   ‘Democrats Are Making Increasingly Explicit Threats,’ ‘Refuse To Budge’   “Democrats say they are prepared to go over the so-called fiscal cliff at the end of the year …” (“Democrats Risk Fiscal […]

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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SUPPORT the AMERICAN SERVICEMEMBERS PROTECTION ACT!

This op-ed in the Washington Post supports a thoroughly bad idea:  Repeal or substantial repeal of the American Servicemembers Protection Act (ASPA): Next month’s anniversary is an appropriate time for Congress to review U.S. policy toward the court and whether the restrictions (including the authorization to invade The Hague) in the American Service-Members’ Protection Act […]

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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GREAT NEWS out of ARIZONA! RIO DECLARATION (and ICLEI, too!) only a HOUSE vote away from BEING BANNED in ARIZONA!

While bills banning ICLEI have been introduced in several states, the best effort was quietly done in Arizona.  The Senate and a House committee have voted to prevent the state and all its political subdivisions from implementing the Rio Declaration (That’s where Agenda 21 comes from!) and it bans ICLEI in Arizona!  It passed 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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Upholding Obamacare Would be the Ultimate and Final Act of Judicial Activism and Render the Constitution Moot

Article III Section II of the US Constitution created the Supreme Court and reads in part: “The judicial power shall extend to all cases, in law and equity, arising under this Constitution, the laws of the United States…” Yesterday, Obama said: “Ultimately, I am confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be […]

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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BREAKING NEWS: MY NEW FAVORITE DEMOCRAT is VA SENATOR CHAP PETERSEN!

As my readers know my Favorite Democrat was Rep. Heath Shuler of NC, the former Redskins and Saints QB, and conservative member of the House.  I even nominated Rep. Shuler for President! But I began to sour on Shuler when he refused to vote to repeal Obamacare and he did not run for Governor of […]

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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Allen Increases Lead Over Kaine: Now Up 8%

Roanoke College has released a new poll of Virginians that shows the presumptive Republican Candidate for US Senate George Allen increasing his lead over Democrat Tim Kaine 45% to 37%. As always, I look at the numbers behind the polls to see if they pass my “believability” test, or if the results are skewed and […]

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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STOP SOPA – Internet Censorship Gone Wild!!! Congressman Goodlatte! Are You Listening?

You may have noticed the black banner atop the Virginia Right! Logo in the header section of this blog. Today, the internet has gone on strike. Millions of websites have either gone dark like Wikipedia or have added protest banners and links like we have at Virginia Right! SOPA and it’s bastard sibling in 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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Republicans Take Control of Va Senate – Court Tosses Out Dem Challenge

The sore loser Democrats were just sent packing from an ill advised whine fest to the courts. Senator McEachin, the chief loser in the case needs to drink his sour grapes in the corner by himself and accept the verdict from the voters. The court just tossed McEachin on his ear. How could a legislator […]

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 Stimulus: Designed to Fail

President Obama’s New Stimulus Bill ‘Is More About Campaigning Than Governing,’ ‘He Knows It’s Not Going To Pass’   CAMPAIGN PLAYBOOK   PRESIDENT OBAMA: “If Congress does something, then I can’t run against a do-nothing Congress.” (President Obama, Press Conference, 10/6/11)   “Obama looked to the presidency of Harry S. Truman, who castigated… a ‘do-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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Boehner Plan FAR WORSE THAN I THOUGHT! Only Cuts $24 Billion NEXT YEAR! Obama Gets $1 Trillion NOW!

And not one dime of the cuts is certain! Shawn Hannity is interviewing Speaker Boehner now. This plan is worse than I thought. FAR worse. Basically, Obama gets $1 Trillion immediately in exchange for a promised $24 Billion in cuts the first year. That’s it. $24 Billion. And a gang 12 – 6 Democrats and […]

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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2011 Richmond Tax Day TEA Party Attendance: Mission Accomplished Syndrome?

It seems the media is making hay with the lower than previous year’s attendance at last night’s Tax Day Rally put on by the Richmond TEA Party. Here are the facts. First, last night’s rally saw between 1,100 and 1,500 people attend the event. The attendance was off from the previous two years, that 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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Tom White Says:

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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