August 30, 2016

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6th District Candidates Share Views at Forum at LU

A crowded field of candidates made their cases at a 6th District GOP forum at Liberty University on Saturday, where seven of those seeking to replace outgoing Congressman Bob Goodlatte spoke to local voters.

Congressional Candidate Forum, Warren County – February 3, 2018

Republicans now have eight candidates to choose from in May when they will select a nominee to run for Virginia’s 6th congressional district. The candidates include: Ben Cline, Michael Desjadon, Cynthia Dunbar, Ed Justo, Chaz Haywood, Kathryn Lewis, Elliot Pope and Douglas D. Wright. (Click headline above to see video of entire forum.)

Goodlatte Requests Info from Homeland Security on Bedford County Homicide Suspects – April 4, 2017

U.S Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th, said Tuesday he is asking Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to provide information on three men accused of killing a Lynchburg teenager.

Want to Win again in Virginia, Think Local Win Bigger – March 15, 2017

In recent years Virginia has gone from being a reliably red state to becoming a purple state, to being on the verge of becoming a blue state.  Many so called talking heads want to blame this entirely on Northern Virginia, and are fully and 100% convinced that this trend will likely continue, and that we must accept this fact.

Congressman Tom Garrett Explains the Difference Between Health Coverage and Health Care – March 14, 2017

Watch this CNN interview with Wolf Blitzer.

Texas Attorney General Backs Up Trump Claim of Noncitizens Voting at Polls – March 14, 2017

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton supports President Trump’s claim that noncitizens are voting in U.S. elections, saying prosecutors in his own state have won convictions for voter fraud.

McAuliffe Vetoes Bill on Photo ID for Absentee Ballots – March 9, 2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would require voters to submit photo ID when requesting a physical absentee ballot, calling it an “unnecessary and impractical barrier” to absentee voting.

Liberal Activist Pleads Guilty To 14 Counts Of Voter Fraud—That Thing The Left Says Doesn’t Happen – March 9, 2017

Despite the persistent claim by those on the left that voter fraud doesn’t exist, a liberal activist from Ohio pleaded guilty to 14 counts of voter fraud on Monday.

Thousands of Illegal Immigrants Lurking on Virginia’s Voter Roles – March 1, 2017

Between 2009 and 2014, [Loudoun County] the Washington, D.C., exurb of more than 350,000 residents had disqualified more than 9,000 of them for jury duty because they were not U.S. citizens.

Loudoun County jury pools come from two sources — voter registration lists and Department of Motor Vehicle driver’s license applications. The county’s 9,000 juror disqualifications means that a potentially significant number of noncitizens vote illegally in Virginia.

Whitbeck: Veto of SB 1105 is Inexplicable – February 24, 2017

‘The premise of Senate Bill 1105 is simple: if a Virginia locality has more registered voters than than the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center finds it has voting age-residents, the local registrar should investigate and find out what the problem is.’

Americans Trust Trump More than Media, Says Poll – February 21, 2017

The results of a new nationwide poll reveal that Americans believe President Donald Trump is more trustworthy than the news media.

Arms Dealer Who Threatened to Reveal Clinton’s Libya Dealings Rips DOJ for ‘Injustice’ – October 5, 2016

An arms dealer who had threatened to reveal potentially damaging information about Hillary Clinton’s alleged role in arming Islamist militants until federal prosecutors abruptly dropped their case against him Tuesday, told Fox News the case has cost him everything.

Waynesboro GOP Office Grand Opening – October 2, 2016

Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, warned fellow Republicans at the GOP headquarters in Waynesboro on Saturday that four years with Clinton as president could change the U.S. Supreme Court dramatically. And not for the better.

Former 6th District Chairman Fred Anderson Dies – September 27, 2016

The former longtime Roanoke County treasurer and GOP activist died Tuesday.

Why Is the Republican Party in Virginia Lazy? – September 23, 2016

Now before my fellow Republicans read the title of this article and begin chastising me for such a gross generalization, please read the article first and comment all you want in the comment section below.

A Unanimous Resolution from the 6th District Committee to Congressman Goodlatte re: Lame Duck Session Votes – September 17, 2016

Whereas, At times, during Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, Congressional leaders bring up for a vote legislation that might not be approved in a Regular Session of Congress; and…

Morton Blackwell’s Report on the 2016 National Republican Convention – August 29, 2016

Because last Saturday’s State Central Committee meeting in Richmond had already lasted close to seven hours, I chose not to make my scheduled National Committeeman’s report at that time. I promised to send the SCC members my report by email. Here it is. Because it’s written, I include considerably more details than I would have had time to share with you at our State Central Committee meeting.

Congressman Goodlatte Pushes Internet Sales Tax Plan – August 26, 2016

A new Republican proposal to resolve the long-running fight over taxing internet sales across state lines drew praise from Amazon.com Inc. and House Speaker Paul Ryan, but other retailers and conservative groups remain wary.

Abraham Lincoln on Winning Elections – 1840

The whole state must be so well organized that every Whig can be brought to the polls.