The Roanoke Slant

This file is a very brief journal and scrapbook and LTEs of some examples of the Roanoke Times slant. Comments to: lbhagen@roanokeslant.org

Friday, August 01, 2014

 

Congressman Eric Cantor

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Subject: Eric Cantor Makes Major Announcement
Email Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:05:00 -0400

Time of Transition
Serving Virginians has been my highest honor
BY ERIC CANTOR

It has been the highest honor of my professional life to serve the people of Virginia’s 7th District in Congress. That is why it is with tremendous gratitude and a heavy heart that I have decided to resign from Congress, effective Aug. 18.
As I reflect on this amazing opportunity, I think of the sacrifices made by so many along the way. It starts with my grandmother who fled religious persecution in Eastern Europe and found herself a young, Jewish widow raising my dad above a grocery store in Richmond. She worked hard to make a better life for those who came after her. Never would she have imagined her grandson would sit in the U.S. House of Representatives. I have indeed lived the American dream.
My wife, Diana, our three wonderful children, and our entire family have been a part of this journey. They have always been the inspiration behind my desire to serve and I am forever grateful for their unending support.
During this time of transition for me and my family, it is my foremost desire to ensure that representation is maintained for the people of the 7th District. For this reason, I have asked Gov. McAuliffe to hold a special election on Election Day, at no additional cost to taxpayers, so my successor can be sworn in immediately in November.
It is vitally important that the constituents have a clear and strong voice during the consequential lame duck session of Congress. I believe and hope that voice will be Dave Brat. The issues that will be considered during the lame duck session this year will be crucial to the future of our country. These debates will continue into the new Congress, and the people of this district deserve to have their new voice representing them and engaging on their behalf.
This will also offer my successor the opportunity to get a head start on the incoming freshman class and provide him with seniority that will ultimately benefit the citizens of the district.
As I return to private life, Diana and I will make decisions about the future. I certainly look forward to doing what I did when I first became a Republican: advocating, as a private citizen, for the conservative solutions to the problems we face that will secure our nation’s greatness and provide a better life for all Americans.
We must protect families and respect faith. Communities should be free to flourish without government’s heavy hand. America must always be the land of equal opportunity, where hard work is rewarded and the American dream is open to all. And we must always protect the most vulnerable among us, and support those who seek liberty around the world.
One of the special things about America is that these principles and the conservative solutions that will help us reaffirm them aren’t the exclusive property of those elected to government. These ideas and the opportunity to fight for them and see them achieved belong to all Americans.
Our country faces many challenges. Too many Americans have lost confidence in the country’s future, and it is not hard to see why. The American Dream often seems to be in retreat at home, while American power and principles are receding abroad.
Too many children are condemned to a bad school because of their ZIP code. Access to a quality education is the civil rights issue of our time and I will continue fighting for reforms that empower children and parents wherever they live and whatever their income. Addressing our education challenges also includes the skyrocketing cost of college. Government has been driving up that cost and public policy has to switch gears.
I believe that we can once again have an economy that produces well-paying jobs that not only put food on the table but help put money in the bank. Reforming taxes and regulations to promote growth is one important step. But we must also keep working to bridge the widening skills gap by ensuring that workers have the opportunity to learn new skills so they can access and keep quality jobs.
Our economic strength is intertwined with our global presence. We have been shrinking from the world in recent years, abandoning the mantle of leadership that generations of brave Americans fought to attain. The result has been growing instability, declining American influence and gathering danger. Our allies no longer trust us, and our enemies no longer fear us. The Middle East is in chaos. Terror is on the rise. Iran is marching toward full nuclear capability and Russia has invaded a sovereign nation with few consequences.
Earlier in my lifetime our country went through a period of precipitous decline, but then recovered. I became a Republican because I heard Ronald Reagan, Jack Kemp, Dick Obenshain and so many others advocating the ideas that created that recovery. While these were all great men, what was truly powerful were the ideas they were advancing.
While my days as a congressman will soon be behind me, my days of fighting for those ideas as a citizen are ahead of me. I’d like to thank the voters, my neighbors, my friends, for giving me the extraordinary opportunity to serve, and I look forward to continuing to work for an America that works and an America that leads.
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Eric Cantor was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 7th Congressional District in 2000.
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There’s something sad about self-inflected wounds and misdirected hostility! Especially when it benefits Obama, Reid, Pelosi and the DNC!
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A To Do Item:
Ask your TeaParty friends to explain what they gained vs. what they and the GOP and Virginia and The American People lost.
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TeaParty Wins And GOP Loses
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/teaparty-wins-and-gop-loses.html
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TeaParty Wins Another Bad Trade

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/teaparty-wins-another-bad-trade.html
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Cantor: Yet Another Example Of TeaParty Misdirected Hostility
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/cantor-yet-another-example-of-teaparty.html
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TeaParty-Fundamentalists Take Virginia By Storm
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/01/teaparty-fundamentalists-take-virginia.html
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Lois Lerner Your Nasty Foul-Mouthed IRS Executive

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Emails Show Lerner Called Republicans A--holes and 'Crazies'
http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/07/30/emails-show-lerner-called-republicans-holes-and-crazies
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Your Tax Dollars And Government At Work!
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A key component of any allegation of wrongdoing is motive.  This element has had major increases in perspective with the addition of “hate crime” criteria that makes major increases in the severity of wrongdoing.
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We now see in Obama’s IRS Executive, Lois Lerner, a professed nasty attitude toward Obama’s Political Adversaries.  This motive will become a major part of the ongoing investigation of the abuse of Americans using the IRS and sheds a bright light on how Obama’s minions are carrying out their responsibilities.
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There is no longer a “smidgeon” of doubt that the IRS was used as a political weapon for partisan political objectives by Obama’s bureaucrats.
Was that not a KEY element of the Nixon Articles of Impeachment?
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Obama The IRS And The Missing Emails Caper
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Not A Smidgeon Of Truth From IRS Learner And Obama
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/not-smidgeon-of-truth-from-irs-learner.html
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Obama’s IRS Queen Lois Lerner Abuses US Senator
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/obamas-irs-queen-lois-lerner-abuses-us.html
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Obama And The IRS Missing Emails
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/obama-and-irs-missing-emails.html
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The Faces Of Official Washington Arrogance
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/05/the-faces-of-official-washington.html
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

 

Pravda Media Hypes John Kerry Yet Another AGW Global Warming Buffoon

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John Kerry proclaimed in an Aug. 31, 2009, op-ed in the Huffington Post, that the Arctic would be “Ice Free” by summer 2013.
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2009/sep/02/john-kerry/kerry-claims-arctic-will-be-ice-free-2013/
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Kerry in ’09: Ice-Free Arctic by Summer 2013
Despite all the doomsday predictions, global warming just isn’t living up to the hype. The newest item in the list of predictions that simply didn’t pan out: John Kerry’s 2009 claim that we would have an ice-free Arctic come 2013.
http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/362354/kerry-09-ice-free-arctic-summer-2013-alec-torres#!
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Was the Arctic Ice-Free in the summer of 2013?
Not only NO but the ice sheet grew by One-Million Square Miles
That’s 50% larger than Alaska our largest state.
Just more Al Gore and Mike Mann Heifer-Dust being broadcast and propagated by the Pravda Press as truth & facts!
What If The Arctic Ice Sheet Grew By One-Million Square Miles And No One Told Us?
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/09/what-if-arctic-ice-sheet-grew-by-one.html
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At what point are these apoplectic draconian scare pronouncements not just wrong but straight out lies with a misdirected energy agenda driving them?
The great tragedy of Science — the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact. Thomas Huxley 1860
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The facts are That:
*  There has been no Global Warming caused by mankind or nature for the past 17 years.
*  There has been less than one degree warming in the past 150 years coming out of the Little Ice Age.
*  Nature is the source of most of the atmospheric CO2 and has been the source for millions of years.
*  The climate is changing – the climate has always been changing -- which one would you like? 
*  The Gore Inconvenient truth was based on Mann’s Hockey-stick that has been totally falsified by Mother Nature.
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Click links for some prior blog items that reflect light – not smoke!
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Global Warming Meets Mother Nature
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/01/global-warming-meets-mother-nature.html
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What If The Antarctic Gained 2 Million Square Miles Of Ice And The Roanoke Times Didn’t Tell Us?
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/what-if-antarctic-gained-2-million.html
Alaska is approximately 1/2 Million Square Miles
Texas is approximately 1/4 Million Square Miles
So the 2 Million Square Miles of ADDITIONAL ICE is
4 times the size of Alaska
8 times the size of Texas
That’s a lot of ICE --- Where’s the Global Warming?
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Perspective On Carbon Restrictions

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/perspective-on-carbon-restrictions.html
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Arctic Ice Melting Yet Again
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2011/12/arctic-ice-melting-yet-again.html
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It’s The Thick Ice That’s Bad For Alaskan Polar Bears
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/04/its-thick-ice-thats-bad-for-alaskan.html
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EPA Outlandish Claims Go Unchallenged

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/epa-outlandish-claims-go-unchallenged.html
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Famous Presidential Lies

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Source Not Clear but very insightful and right on-target!
Written by, To The Point News???

LBJ:

  • We were attacked (in the Gulf of Tonkin)
Nixon:
  • I am not a crook
GHW Bush:
  • Read my lips - No New Taxes
Clinton:
  • I did not have sex with that woman... Miss Lewinski
GW Bush:
  • Iraq has weapons of mass destruction
Obama:
  • I will have the most transparent administration in history.
  • The stimulus will fund shovel-ready jobs.
  • I am focused like a laser on creating jobs.
  • The IRS is not targeting anyone.
  • It was a spontaneous riot about a movie.
  • If I had a son.
  • I will put an end to the type of politics that "breeds division, conflict and cynicism".
  • You didn't build that!
  • I will restore trust in Government.
  • The Cambridge cops acted stupidly.
  • The public will have 5 days to look at every bill that lands on my desk
  • It's not my red line - it is the world's red line.
  • Whistle blowers will be protected in my administration.
  • We got back every dime we used to rescue the banks and auto companies, with interest.
  • I am not spying on American citizens.
  • Obama Care will be good for America.
  • You can keep your family doctor.
  • Premiums will be lowered by $2500.
  • If you like it, you can keep your current healthcare plan.
  • It's just like shopping at Amazon.
  • I knew nothing about "Fast and Furious" gunrunning to Mexican drug cartels.
  • I knew nothing about IRS targeting conservative groups.
  • I knew nothing about what happened in Benghazi.
  • I have never known my uncle from Kenya who is in the country illegally and that was arrested and told to leave the country over 20 years ago.
  • And, I have never lived with that uncle. He finally admitted (12-05-2013) that he DID know his uncle and that he DID live with him.
And the biggest one of all:
"I, Barrack Hussein Obama, pledge to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America."

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

 

EPA Outlandish Claims Go Unchallenged

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Roanoke Times, 7-29-2014, Pg 1, 12:  EPA rules help Roanoke, advocates say.  People with health problems will benefit from the agency’s new standards for pollution, supporters said at a forum.
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The Roanoke Times is so fair and balanced; NOT!  The RT loves to challenge “some of those” who submit LTE’s, requiring them to submit sources for comments made in their LTE and then rejecting those they don’t agree with.  Yet they gleefully publish all kinds of outlandish claims made by those they mentor and support as is evidenced in this article.
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This article is full of totally unsupported and exaggerated statements about how reducing CO2 from coal-sourced utility electricity generation will help to solve health issues of thousands of  Roanokers suffering from asthma, cardiovascular and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Nowhere in the article does it show how CO2 relates to any of these issues.  Actually all these people are breathing out CO2 in much greater concentrations than exist in the air in Roanoke.
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Also not mentioned is the major increase in energy costs associated with killing coal-based utility electricity generation (which is the real reason for these Obama-EPA actions)!
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/perspective-on-carbon-restrictions.html
Germany and Denmark have made reducing coal a priority and their electricity prices have been driven to 36 cents and 40 cents per kWh, respectively. In comparison, AEP charges less than 13 cents per kWh.
Wonder how the RT is going to handle a 3X (three-times) increase in their electric bill?  Oh yes – they will just raise their prices until they don’t have a survivable circulation!  Something about chickens coming home to roost!
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Roanoke does indeed have air-quality issues based on having a concentration of population in a major depressed topology surrounded by mountains.  It is particularly unacceptable during times of inversion when smog stays near the ground.
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Apparently, the political and economic leaders of Roanoke are not too worried about Roanoke’s air quality since they all are clamoring to get I-73 routed right through downtown Roanoke!  What a gas!
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/07/refueling-interstate-i-73-at-elm-street.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/obama-and-agw-alarmists-launch-energy.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/08/obamas-rogue-epa.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2011/06/roanoke-times-obama-cuccinelli-coal-and.html
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 

Obama The Problem Solver

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CNN: How did this happen? Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Libya all in flames
http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/16/world/meast/mideast-region-in-flames/
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Isn't it about time for the Norwegians to give Obama another Nobel Peace Price?http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/12/from-nobel-peace-price-to-liar-of-year.html

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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-helps-ukraine-freedom-fighters.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/children-of-violence-fleeing-homeland.html
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Sunday, July 27, 2014

 

LTE: Ed Gillespie You Made Us Proud


Letter To The Editor 
 

The July 26th debate between Ed Gillespie and Mark Warner went very well for Ed Gillespie!  Warner struggled mightily to distance himself from Obama; however, it is very difficult for conjoined twins to do so; only the voters can make that happen in November.

The good news is that Warner doesn’t always vote; the bad news is that he votes 97% of the time with Obama’s choices.  Warner shares a major flaw with Obama, it is not what they say; it is what they do and how they vote, that is the problem!

Ed Gillespie showed himself to be totally up-to-speed on all the major issues facing Virginia and America both domestically and internationally.  Ed Gillespie has solid proposals to guide us back to financial accountability, development of private sector jobs, promote personal responsibility, and ensure government compliance with the Constitution of the U.S. 

Ed Gillespie will confront this administration’s misdirected and harmful policies of centralized government control of our lives, our healthcare, our economy, our energy systems and the wanton taking of private property.

Ed Gillespie will promote actions that will empower our businesses and our people to be all they can be!

LB Hagen
Scruggs Virginia
 http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com
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Prior Blog Item: There’s No “Challenger” On The Ballot
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/theres-no-challenger-on-ballot.html
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Click to view Ed's debate highlights:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNCy41lXjcY&feature=youtu.be
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To validate the 97% Warner votes with Obama -- please see:
http://www.politifact.com/virginia/statements/2014/may/15/republican-party-virginia/virginia-gop-says-warner-voted-obama-97-percent-ti/
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To validate the "doesn't always vote: item -- please see:
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/mark_warner/412321
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Out Of Libya - Another Obama Foreign Affairs Accomplishment

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US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes in Tripoli
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/07/26/us-evacuates-embassy-in-libya-amid-clashes-in-tripoli/?intcmp=latestnews
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Three years ago Obama said Assad would be gone from Syria; he's still there!
Now it’s the US that’s gone from Libya!
Yet Another Obama Foreign Affairs Accomplishment!
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Although it was sad to see our American delegation leaving our Libyan embassy in a “refugee convoy”;  At least we got out before our embassy turned into another Benghazi!
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/05/benghazi-happened-long-time-ago-in.html
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Three years ago there was an opportunity to provide meaningful support to those who were fighting to remove Assad from Syria and stablize the area.  Obama chose NOT to do that.
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/obamas-syrian-strategy-leading-from-his.html
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Obama's removal of Gaddafi from Libya has not resulted in success. It now appears that Libya has joined Syria in becoming a cauldron of Radical Muslim Terrorists who have now poured out of Syria and into Iraq as the ISIS Army, where they have taken over a large part of that county and two major cities.
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/what-are-5000-people-doing-in-us.html
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CNN:   How did this happen? Iraq, Syria, Gaza and Libya all in flames
http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/16/world/meast/mideast-region-in-flames/
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Isn't it about time for the Norwegians to give Obama another Nobel Peace Price?
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/12/from-nobel-peace-price-to-liar-of-year.html
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Has there ever been such a sad collection of inept and incompetent people running the United States of America? I think not!
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Saturday, July 26, 2014

 

There’s No “Challenger” On The Ballot

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New Good News 7-26 PM:
We are proud of Ed's performance in the first debate with Mark Warner
It's now clear why Warner hasn't agreed to anymore debates
And it's clear why the Roanoke Times called Ed Gillespie "The Challenger"
Click to view Ed's debate highlights:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNCy41lXjcY&feature=youtu.be
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Roanoke Times, 7-25-2014, Pg 14: Very LARGE BOLD print heading
Poll: Warner has huge lead over “Republican challenger”
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7-26-2014, Pg 11: Heading:  What the first (Va Senate Race) poll tells us
Fine Print:   “Gillespie is going to need to become a lot better known”
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Yes, Gillespie needs to get much more “name recognition”!
Perhaps the RT in their 7-25 article could have been more fair and balanced by calling him GILLESPIE instead of “Republican challenger”! 
You think?
How can I minimize and marginalize you?  Let me count the ways!
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The good news is that Warner doesn’t always vote; the bad news is that he votes 97% of the time with Obama’s choices. Warner shares a major flaw with Obama, it is not what they say; it is what they do and how they vote, that is the problem!
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Perhaps the following graphic will become more visible to more voters and result in significant realistic-publicity for Mark Warner:
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Unfortunately Warner shares a major flaw with Obama:
It’s not what they say – It’s what they do and how they vote that’s the problem

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/02/is-va-d-senator-mark-warner-trying-to.html
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Friday, July 25, 2014

 

God Bless America

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An inspiring rendition of one of our most patriotic songs
And
A nostalgic reflection on some great American Entertainers
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10203900770857211
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Putin Helps Terrorists --- Obama Helps Ukraine Freedom Fighters- NOT

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Putin to Ukraine Separatist-Terrorists:  I CAN help you!
Hi-altitude antiaircraft missiles
Low-altitude antiaircraft missiles
Tanks
Artillery guns
Mortars
Rocket Launchers
AntiTank weapons
Armored personnel carriers
Automatic weapons
Troops and Trainers
Artillery fire from Russia across border onto Ukraine Troops
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Obama to Ukraine Army Freedom Fighters: I CAN’T help you!
Here are some more MRE’s:   Meals Ready to Eat
And stop calling me – I’m busy fund-raising for the DNC!
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Obama To Putin: Please Play Nice Please
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/03/obama-to-putin-please-play-nice-please.html
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Thursday, July 24, 2014

 

Thank You Mr. Dwayne Yancey

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Roanoke Times, 7-24-2014, P 14: Editorial by Mr. Dwayne Yancey, Editorial Page Editor.
Sadly, politics as usual.  The trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell will be uncomfortable for all.
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Click to view:
http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/editorials/our-view-sadly-politics-as-usual/article_5b4efd04-5d04-542f-8dad-63716ac52838.html
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This editorial is the very best and fairest summary of the criminal case against Gov. Bob McDonnell that has been published in the Roanoke Times since the story broke mid-last year (just in time for the fall election cycle).
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Thank You Mr. Dwayne Yancey
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July 20th Blog Item:  Major Schadenfreude At The Roanoke Times
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/major-schadenfreude-at-roanoke-times.html
It would be reasonable and prudent if now the Roanoke Times publishes a detailed account of all the gifts and donors of gifts received by former governors Kaine and Warner. Just the gifts to fund their inaugurations would be a good place to start. We then can reflect on their activities in office and determine for ourselves what quid pro quo’s have been overlooked on their behalf.
Not that three wrongs make a right – but being fair and balanced would be a nice touch!

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Thompson: Thoughts on Medicaid reform

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Roanoke Times, 7-24-2014, Pg 15, Opinion:Thompson: Thoughts on Medicaid reform
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Click to view:
http://www.roanoke.com/opinion/commentary/thompson-thoughts-on-medicaid-reform/article_e947f96c-bce6-5e78-a62b-854898a5fc84.html
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One of the best articles I’ve read that crisply, logically, and humanely summarizes the case for careful consideration of the alternatives to jumping into the Massive Medicaid Expansion of ObamaCare.
Clearly the Expansion  program has the potential to swamp the state budget with drastic impacts to taxes and all existing state supported programs.
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Thank You Mr Michael Thompson for your facts, insight and guidance.
Hopefully all our representatives in Richmond will carefully read your article.
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/04/democrats-still-pushing-obamacare.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/virginia-budget-on-governors-desk.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/04/virginia-voters-reject-obamacare.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/03/mcauliffe-pushing-obamacare-expansion.html
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More Anti-Israel Propaganda From AP and RT

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More New Bad News"  7-26-2014:
Hamas fires rockets toward Israel after terror group rejects truce proposal
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/07/26/official-says-israel-leaning-toward-extending-gaza-truce/
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More New Bad News: 7-25-2014 AM
Hamas resists Kerry's attempts at Gaza cease-fire deal
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/07/24/kerry-attempts-to-coax-cease-fire-agreement-out-hamas-as-gaza-violence-rages/?intcmp=latestnews
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Roanoke Times, 7-24-2014, Two-thirds of Pg 3, US steps up pressure for Israel-Gaza truce.
Civilian casualty numbers raise questions about Israel’s assault.
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Not one word about the number of rockets fired into Israel by Hamas.
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Not one word about Hamas rejecting the Egyptian cease-fire proposal.
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Not one word about Hamas storing rockets in a UN Run School and after they were discovered they disappeared – (somewhat like Lois Learner’s Emails)!
You think that Hamas moved them into another staging location to be fired into Israel?
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Not one word about Hamas forcing people to stay in the civilian places Hamas has used for storage and launching of rockets – in the face of Israel announcing plans to hit those targets.    Something about the Geneva Convention and using civilians as shields!
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Not one word that Israel's enemies clearly state that it's their objective to kill all the Jews and wipe Israel off the map.  How does one negotiate with that kind of enemy?  Something about the Pope negotiating with the SS.
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Not one word from the RT Editors about what to do if rockets started falling into Roanoke.  They already have what looks like a shot down large aircraft in their midst.
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The plight of the Palestinians since the UN actions of 1946 is indeed sad. And the saddest part of their plight is the way their cousins in the surrounding countries, instead of helping to assimilate them, have instead used them as a perpetual weapon against Israel including arming them and enabling their military endeavors.
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Israel surprised by number, sophistication of Gaza tunnels
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http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/07/24/israel-surprised-by-number-sophistication-gaza-tunnels/
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More Roanoke Times Anti-Israel Bias
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/more-roanoke-times-anti-israel-bias.html
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 

Harry Reid D-Nv Says "The Border Is Secure"

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Children Of Violence Fleeing Homeland
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/children-of-violence-fleeing-homeland.html
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Obama Indictment - 60,000 Counts Of Child Abuse

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-indited-60000-counts-of-child.html
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Obama Wants $3.7 BILLION For His Adopted Kids
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-wants-37-billion-for-his-adopted.html
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Obama’s Diabolical And Insidious Exploitation Of Children
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obamas-diabolical-and-insidious.html
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Community Organizers Block Illegal-Immigrants
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/community-organizers-block-illegal.html
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Obama Immigration: The Breaker Says He’s A Fixer
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-immigration-breaker-says-hes-fixer.html-
Obama-Democrat Illegal-Immigration Machine
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-obama-democrat-illegal-immigration.html

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The Invasion Of 60,000 Children

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-invasion-of-60000-children.html
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

 

Honk If

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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/04/roanoke-times-sponsors-condom-sunday.html
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Sunday, July 20, 2014

 

Major Schadenfreude At The Roanoke Times

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Roanoke Times, 7-20-2014, Pg 1, 9:  Former governor prepares for court.
One-third of front page and all of page 9 with 7 X 10 color photo of former governor Bob and Maureen McDonnell!
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This after many major stories set in a gleeful tone of righteous indignation.
The reality is that this is a sad situation for the McDonnell family and very disturbing to the people of Virginia.  Had the McDonnell’s received $12 Million for a book deal for a book that hadn’t been written yet, things may have been different.
Perhaps It would be appropriate to reserve one’s glee for the outcome of the trial. 
It’s unfortunate that the editors of the Roanoke Times are treating this like great fun at the Colosseum in Rome.
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The ongoing saga is of course the charges against the McDonnell’s that they accepted gifts in return for significant political favors.
Accept gifts they certainly did as have former governors Kaine and Warner.
What significant political favors they did in exchange (quid pro quo) is the focus of the upcoming trial which is not really necessary after one has been reading the many stories in the Roanoke Times.
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It would be reasonable and prudent if now the Roanoke Times publishes a detailed account of all the gifts and donors of gifts received by former governors Kaine and Warner.  Just the gifts to fund their inaugurations would be a good place to start.  We then can reflect on their activities in office and determine for ourselves what quid pro quo’s have been overlooked on their behalf.
Not that three wrongs make a right – but being fair and balanced would be a nice touch!
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2010/01/yet-more-roanoke-times-petty-bias-and.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/04/what-happens-to-rogue-prosecutors-who.html
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Children Of Violence Fleeing Homeland

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The “news” tells us that the 60,000 children that have arrived here from Central America are poor, deprived and victims of violence.
The “news” doesn’t tell us how their parents happened to have $5,000 per child to pay ‘Coyotes’ to take their children to the US.
Being placed in the 'Coyotes' possession is truly a major escalation of fear and violence  and abuse over anything these children had seen before!
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Talk about children trapped in violence!
Democrat Mayor Ron Emanuel’s Chicago had shooting spree: 22 people shot in 12 hours
So far in 2014, according to data from the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,254 shooting victims in Chicago.
 http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/19/chicago-shooting-spree-22-people-shot-12-hours/#ixzz3816UPBYM
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You remember Ron Emanuel – he was Obama’s Chief of Staff!
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What are Obama and Emanuel doing to get all these victims of violence out of War-torn Chicago and into other communities throughout the US?
How many of those parents have $5,000 per kid to relocate them?
Why are "we" pandering to Central American kids while leaving our own kids in an even worse situation?
Wouldn’t have anything to do with politics, would it?
After all -- Black votes are in the bag – Latino votes are up for grabs!
How sad is that! And these jerks think they’re on the high-ground!
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New News: Misperceptions about U.S. immigration policy behind surge of illegal children, report says --
Actually it really is Obama's fault - who could have guessed?
A new intelligence assessment concludes that misperceptions about U.S. immigration policy – and not Central American violence – are fueling the surge of thousands of children illegally crossing the Mexican border.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/16/misperceptions-about-us-immigration-policy-behind-surge-illegal-children-report/
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Obama Indictment - 60,000 Counts Of Child Abuse
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-indited-60000-counts-of-child.html
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Obama Wants $3.7 BILLION For His Adopted Kids
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-wants-37-billion-for-his-adopted.html
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Obama’s Diabolical And Insidious Exploitation Of Children
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obamas-diabolical-and-insidious.html
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Community Organizers Block Illegal-Immigrants
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/community-organizers-block-illegal.html
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Obama Immigration: The Breaker Says He’s A Fixer
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/07/obama-immigration-breaker-says-hes-fixer.html
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Obama-Democrat Illegal-Immigration Machine
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-obama-democrat-illegal-immigration.html

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The Invasion Of 60,000 Children

http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-invasion-of-60000-children.html
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