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Next Meeting of the Middlesex GOP Committee 

 
The next meeting of MCRC will be November 16th, the third Thursday, at 7:00 pm at Cooks Corner Office Complex, Saluda.  
 
As you probably already know, Delegate Keith Hodges was re-elected to represent our district.  After voter canvasses were conducted, election results changed and two Republican Delegates, Caucus Chairman Tim Hugo and Delegate David Yancey, were re-elected.  Republicans continue in the majority in the Virginia House of Delegates, 51-49.
 
Many good Republicans lost their races.
 
The election and election results will be a topic for discussion at MCRC's 
 
Guests and Members are invited to attend.


  

 
Written by a female
black columnist who grew up in Southeast Texas (see thumbnail bio below) no less ... we (the US) could well do with more of her kind being published and read ... seems the MSM, that's Mainstream Media, doesn't quite what to do with 'em. 
 
Sylvia Thompson is a black conservative writer whose aim is  to counter the liberal spin on issues pertaining to race and culture.
 
Ms. Thompson is a copy editor by trade currently residing in Tennessee. She formerly wrote for the Conservative Forum of Silicon Valley California Newsletter and the online conservative blog ChronWatch, also out of California.
   
She grew up in Southeast Texas during the waning years of Jim Crow-era legalized segregation, and she concludes that race relations in America will never improve, nor will we ever elevate our culture, as long as there are victims to be pandered to and villains
 to be vilified. America is better served without victims or villains.
 

Silvia Brown
 
 
 
I must admit I have never in my life purchased
a ticket to a sports event. I am not a sports enthusiast. But
I am an American black citizen, and I have had it up to the gills with black people who embrace victimhood. I also highly resent my being expected to do the same in order to affirm my “blackness.”
 
Black victims these days, for the most part, are the product of decades of Black Americans being used primarily by white progressive leftists to advance an anti-American agenda.
 
The current brouhaha surrounding the despicable behavior of NFL athletes toward the National Anthem and the American flag is a prime example of what the Left has done to my race.
 
One must assume these players and their guilt-conflicted white coaches and owners (and victimhood-inflicted black coaches) are being manipulated by the Left, because no intelligent, thinking people would deliberately cut themselves off at the knees.
 
Essentially, what these young misguided mostly black men are doing is ensuring the demise of their lucrative paychecks. Further, I would wager that if
these teams consisted of all white athletes, none of this idiocy would be allowed. We are witnessing this travesty because the vast majority of players are black and can whine “oppression” if appropriate action is taken against them for their unconscionable behavior.
 
The twisted reasoning that claims these protests are to highlight “injustice” and “police brutality” is a laughable crock. What they do in fact is dishonor valued symbols of this nation’s heritage and cover over truth about black crime.
 
Black males bear the brunt of police encounters because black males commit disproportionately more crimes. Police encounters with black
men are so often confrontational because so many of these men, especially the young, don’t think “compliance” applies to them. They foolishly assume they are above the law and disrespect for police officers is an act of honor.
 
These young blacks, sadly, took much of
their direction from racists Obama and Eric Holder during Obama’s destructive, eight-year regime and Holder’s corruption of the Justice Department. These two men, abusing their federal powers, gave young blacks the impression they need not heed the law, because laws are somehow unjust when they are applied to black Americans.
The NFL lot, and any other athletes taking a similar stance, are also influenced by Obama’s and Holder’s disdain for law and law enforcement.
 
I am not familiar with one case where a black suspect to a crime was not proven legally to have caused the behavior against him, particularly in cases where the police officer involved was exonerated by facts. Michael Brown of “hands up, don’t shoot” infamy is one good example. Blatant lies were spread to cloud the truth about Brown’s case.
 
Back in the day when I was growing up in the racially segregated South, the opposite prevailed in many cases. There was much injustice particularly toward black men, but not today. Today, too many blacks have been fed the notion that it is now “pay-back” time, and they can flaunt their lawlessness because some whites flaunted theirs during an earlier time in our nation’s history.
 
Although Obama and Holder no longer wield power in this country, some of their minions continue on the pernicious path of “paying back” American whites for wrongs, real or imagined..But as the saying goes, there is a new Sheriff in town and he is not guilt-conflicted. He expects fair play under law and tolerating pay-back is not part of his agenda. Black Americans, when they break the law, can no longer claim victim status simply because they are black. Those days are over.
 
American laws and law enforcement personnel will be respected in America, again; our
traditions and values will not be impugned in America without consequences, again.
Anybody unsettled about this turn of events is welcome to leave this country. I suggest all the black players try a country in Africa, and see how successful they will be at making millions playing games. They will all soon learn what oppression really means.
 
Some self-directed, independent-thinking
blacks (and there are many of us) have offered that if these millionaire protestors want to tackle some real problems, they might consider the thousands of black children killed in abortions annually (by the progressive Left), or perhaps the many, many young blacks murdered routinely on inner-city streets by other young blacks (in cities run by progressive, leftist Democrats), or the downright criminal state of education of black inner-city children, orchestrated by the progressive leftist National Education Association (NEA).
The NEA’s aim is to produce unintelligent pawns to feed the cause of progressivism.
 
I am annoyed by the expressions of “sincerity” gracing the faces of the NFL protestors—as if to convey the “hallowedness” of their cause.
In actuality, they provide a picture of grown men allowing themselves to be made fools of by the progressive Left. I don’t doubt, however, that some of these men have been coerced into compliance with this lost cause, either through threats of violence or shunning (from coaches and players). Alejandro Villanueva of the Pittsburgh Steelers and former Army Ranger is very likely a victim of such threats. He was publicly castigated by his leftist coach for his patriotism. The coach demanded unity behind an ignorant cause.
 
And finally, this issue has nothing to do
with First Amendment rights. President Trump’s speaking out against the clownish behavior of the athletes, on behalf of the majority of American citizens, does not mean he can or would stop any of these misguided people from making fools of themselves. To restrict them, as a government entity, would indeed be a violation of the First Amendment. But their employers, if they were to develop even a modicum of testicular fortitude, could and should fire them for doing major damage to the bottom line of the business.

 
The rest of us non-millionaire “Joes” would certainly be pink-slipped by an employer if we dared to be so clueless about the necessity of profits and so disdainful of the sensibilities of customers.
 
I will wait patiently for the true sports enthusiasts to vent their rage by simply boycotting the games. It will be sweet revenge to witness the slain goose cease producing its golden eggs.
 
 

 
Conservatives and conservationists find common ground on Chesapeake shores

To many Americans, conservatism and environmentalism are mutually exclusive ideologies. But to residents of Virginia's Middle Peninsula, the two go hand-in-hand.

Like his father, his grandfather, and his great-grandfather, J.C. Hudgins has spent his entire life in Mathews, Va., making his living off the Chesapeake Bay.  Read Full Article HERE.

 

 
THOUGHTS about PROGRESSIVE SENSITITY
 

 
 

It’s been in the news recently that the rest of the EU is very upset with Poland complaining that Poland is not taking in its fair share of muslim migrants. Poland is refusing to take them in. So now the EU is proposing strict sanctions to punish Poland. Poland responded in saying that they’ll take the sanctions over the migrants. Ha! Kudos to Poland!  

WELCOME to the Republican Party 

Recently, while I was working in the flower beds in the front yard, my neighbors stopped to chat as they returned home from walking their dog. During our friendly conversation, I asked their little girl what she wanted to be when she grew up. She said she wanted to be President someday. 

 

Both of her parents are Democratic Party members, and they were standing there, so I asked the little girl, "If you were President, what would be the first thing you would do?"
 
She replied... "I'd give food and houses to all the homeless people." 

 

Her parents beamed with pride! 

 

"Wow,... what a worthy goal," I said. "But you don't have to wait until you're President to do that!" 

 

"What do you mean?" she replied. 

 

So I told her, "You can come here to my house, mow the lawn, pull the weeds, trim my hedge, and I'll pay you $50. Then you can go over to the grocery store where the homeless guy hangs out, and you can give him the $50 to use to buy food and a new house." 

 

She thought that over for a few seconds, then she looked me straight in the eye and asked, "Why doesn't the homeless guy come over to do the work, and you can just pay him the $50?" 

 

I said, "Welcome to the Republican Party." 

 

Her parents aren't speaking to me anymore. 


"US" by Paul Genova  
  (Mr. Paul Genova has been President and Chief Operating Officer of Wireless Telecom Group Inc. since June 30, 2016.
 

I haven't said too much about this election since the start....but this is how I feel....

I'm noticing that a lot of people aren't graciously accepting the fact that their candidate lost.

In fact you seem to be posting even more hateful things about those who voted for Trump.

Some are apparently "triggered" because they are posting how "sick" you feel about the results.

How did this happen you ask? Well here is how it happened!

You created "us" when you attacked our freedom of speech.

You created "us" when you attacked our right to bear arms.

You created "us" when you attacked our Christian beliefs.

You created "us" when you constantly referred to us as racists.

You created "us" when you constantly called us xenophobic.

You created "us" when you told us to get on board or get out of the way.

You created "us" when you attacked our flag


You created "us" when you took God out of our schools.

You created "us" when you confused women's rights with feminism.

You created "us" when you began to emasculate men.

You created "us" when you decided to make our children soft.

You created "us" when you decided to vote for progressive ideals.

You created "us" when you attacked our way of life.

You created "us" when you decided to let our government get out of control.

You created "us" the silent majority

You created "us" when you began murdering innocent law enforcement officers.

You created "us" when you lied and said we could keep our insurance plans and our doctors.

You created "us" when you allowed our jobs to continue to leave our country.

You created "us" when you took a knee, or stayed seated or didn't remove your hat during our National Anthem.

You created "us" when you forced us to buy health care and then financially penalized us for not participating.

And we became fed up and we pushed back and spoke up.

And we did it with ballots, not bullets.

  With ballots, not riots.
  With ballots, not looting.
  With ballots, not blocking traffic.
  With ballots, not fires, except the one you started inside of "us"

"YOU" created "US".

It really is just that simple.


 Middlesex County Republican Committee
Meetings are the third Thursday of each month, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Cooks Corner Office Complex
2911 General Puller Highway
Saluda, VA 23149

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Secretary Lynda Muller
Treasurer Clark Waring

 


Virginia Republican Creed

 

We Believe... 

  • That the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice
     
  • That all individuals are entitled to equal rights, justice and opportunities and should assume their responsibilities as citizens in a free society
       
  • That fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints must be exercised at all levels of government
      
  • That the Federal Government must preserve individual liberty by observing Constitutional limitations
     
  • That peace is best preserved through a strong national defense
     
  • That faith in God, as recognized by our Founding Fathers, is essential to the moral fiber of the Nation

Traditions

  • Founding: The party's founding members chose the name "Republican Party" in the mid-1850s as homage to the values of republicanism promoted by Thomas Jefferson's Republican party.  The idea for the name came from an editorial by the party's leading publicist, Horace Greeley, who called for, "some simple name like 'Republican' [that] would more fitly designate those who had united to restore the Union to its true mission of champion and promulgator of Liberty rather than propagandist of slavery".  The name reflects the 1776 republican values of civic virtue and opposition to aristocracy and corruption.   

  • Origin of "GOP":  The term "Grand Old Party" is a traditional nickname for the Republican Party, and the abbreviation "GOP" is a commonly used designation. The term originated in 1875 in the Congressional Record, referring to the party associated with the successful military defense of the Union as "this gallant old party"; the following year in an article in the Cincinnati Commercial, the term was modified to "grand old party". The first use of the abbreviation is dated 1884.
  • Origin of "Elephant":  The traditional mascot of the party is the elephant. The elephant as the Republican symbol first made an appearance during the 1864 presidential election in a pro-Lincoln newspaper Father Abraham.   Father Abraham depicted an elephant carrying a banner and celebrating Union victories in the war. At the time, the well-known slang phrase “seeing the elephant” meant to engage in combat.  A political cartoon by Thomas Nast, published in Harper's Weekly on November 7, 1874, is considered the first important use of the symbol.  Subsequently, the political cartoonist repeatedly used the symbol of an elephant to represent the ‘Republican vote’ and Republicans. 

  • Origin of Color "Red": Traditionally the party had no consistent color identity.  After the 2000 election, the color red became associated with Republicans. That election night, for the first time, all of the major broadcast networks used the same color scheme for the electoral map: states won by Republican nominee George W. Bush were colored red, and states won by Democratic nominee Al Gore were colored blue. Although the assignment of colors to political parties is unofficial and informal, the media has come to represent the respective political parties using these colors.

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