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The Breitbart News Network reports that last Thursday, the Virginia House Militia, Police and Public Safety subcommittee successfully halted Governor Terry McAuliffe’s sponsored gun control legislation. During the gubernatorial election last fall, McAuliffe pledged to support “common sense” gun control measures, which resembled the Colorado gun control laws that led to the recall of two state senators. Governor McAuliffe used last year’s naval yard shooting as an opportunity to reinvigorate support for new curbs on the Second Amendment. Nevertheless, the University of…

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Response to Slantable’s Nicole Bailey

I typically do not respond to criticisms of my writing, yet after my “Nationalism, Not Conservatism” article received some commentary over at Slantable, I felt inclined to formulate a refutation of sorts out of respect for The Virginia Advocate. Although the author (Nicole Bailey) does write eloquently, emotion quickly overtakes her thesis and causes the Leftist labels which I brought up in my original piece to emerge. Because her counterargument is so flimsy, she relies heavily on selective omission of what I wrote…

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Sarvis: A “Libertarian” Liar

In the Real Clear Politics polling average, libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis holds 9.6% of the vote for Virginia’s next governor. His high polling numbers for a third party have baffled libertarians, and not for a good reason: Mr. Sarvis is not a libertarian by any stretch of the imagination. When Ron Paul says it is “insane” to vote for Mr. Sarvis, you know it is bad news. Mr. Paul has no idea how any libertarian could “conceivably vote for someone who would endorse…

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Why Cuccinelli is the Right Choice for Virginia Students

After a long, peaceful summer, it is fall again in Virginia. For the College Republicans and University Democrats, this can only mean that the time has come to mobilize the political machinery and rally the troops for the next batch of candidates. Virginia has the blessing–or curse–of having an election every year, and this year’s gubernatorial election may be the most important race in the country. The choice should be clear: there is only one candidate for governor whose policies will improve…

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Cuccinelli vs. McAuliffe: Gubernatorial Race Update

The Virginia gubernatorial race remains neck in neck as Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli maintain their aggressive campaigns and starkly dissimilar platforms.

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VA Governor Candidate Ken Cuccinelli Opens Top Conservative Conference

The 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was kicked off this morning by Virginia Attorney General and University of Virginia Alumnus Ken Cuccinelli. The conference is put on by the American Conservative Union and has been a major stop in presidential campaigns as well as a launching point for political initiatives. In Cuccinelli’s opening remarks, the gubernatorial candidate spoke of America’s founding principles, his own personal record, and his vision for Virginia. Quoting the Constitution, Cuccinelli emphasized that “Governments are instituted…

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