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MCRC to Hear From Local Candidates

Some candidates vying for local office will speak to the Middlesex County Republican Committee (MCRC) at their upcoming meeting, Thursday, August 15, 7:00 p.m., at Cooks Corner Public Conference Room.

Persons scheduled to speak include:

  • Jon Farinholt, candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue;
  • Reggie Williams, candidate for Harmony Village District Supervisor;
  • Elizabeth Whitaker, candidate for Jamaica District Supervisor;
  • Lud Kimbrough, candidate for Pine Top District Supervisor;
  • Blair Sibley, candidate for county Sheriff.

Each candidate will be given opportunity to introduce himself/herself and tell the committee why they wish to serve in office.

Previously addressing MCRC has been

  • Kathy Thrift, candidate for Treasurer;
  • Mae Burke, candidate for Commissioner of Revenue;
  • David Eberline and Michael Hurd, candidates for Commonwealth’s Attorney;
  • Kathy Swinehart, incumbent candidate for Harmony Village District Supervisor;
  • Chip Holt, incumbent candidate for Pinetop District Supervisor; and
  • David Bushey, incumbent candidate for county Sheriff.

Incumbent candidate for Jamaica District Supervisor Wayne Jessie will speak to the Republicans at the group’s September meeting.

All candidates are seeking office as Independent Candidates with no party affiliations. 

Questions about MCRC, including how to become a member, can be directed to Chairman Feigum, 804-776-0833. 

 

Guests and Members are invited to attend.
 


    


  Trevor Loudon’s 2019 list of socialists and communists in Congress


Horn’s Middlesex ACE Hardware owners recognized with award

Horn’s Middlesex ACE Hardware at Cooks Corner was recognized this week with the Middlesex County Republican Committee’s first-ever Free Enterprise Award. Extending congratulations for completing their second year in business, Grayland and Krystal Horn were thanked by members of the Republican committee for choosing Middlesex County in which to do business.

 

According to the Horns, Middlesex ACE employs about 10 people and the business is going extremely well. Accepting the award, the Horns said Middlesex County is an excellent place to do business. “The people are friendly, county government personnel are eager to help, the public school system is great; we love it here,” they said.

 

Feigum said the award, initiated by the county Republican Committee, helps recognize the importance of free enterprise in our county and our country. “The Virginia Republican Creed states it well, we believe the free enterprise system is the most productive supplier of human needs and economic justice.”

 

Citing new and existing businesses across the county, Feigum said, “Free enterprise and economic development are happening daily in Middlesex thanks to business owners, the people they employ, their customers, and the goods and services they offer. We want these businesses to know we’re glad they’re here.”

 

Left to right, Sharon Phelps; Jean Rhame, Trudy Feigum, Krystal and Grayland Horn, Tom Feigum, Middlesex Economic Development Authority; Lynda Muller

 
A Common Sense Video
 

The White House 10 April 2019
 
 
RADICAL GOVERNMENT TAKEOVER: “Medicare for All” is a total government takeover of healthcare that will end private insurance as we know it, hurt seniors, and cripple our economy.
 
LESSONS FROM THE OBAMACARE DISASTER: Congressional Democrats lied to the American people about healthcare once, and they are doing it again.
 
REAL SOLUTIONS FOR AMERICAN PATIENTS: President Trump and his Administration have taken action to help ensure Americans have access to affordable, quality care and lower healthcare costs.
 
 

President Donald J. Trump’s Economic Agenda is Working for All Americans
Fact Sheet: Economy & Jobs  19 March 2019
 
"In just over two years since the election, we have launched an unprecedented economic boom." President Donald J. Trump

GROWING THE ECONOMY FOR ALL AMERICANS: The economy continued its historic boom in 2018, benefiting all Americans as job creation soared and wages rose.

  • The economy outperformed expectations for the second year in a row in 2018.
  • Gross Domestic Product grew 3.1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018, the fastest such growth in 13 years.
  • More than 2.6 million jobs were created in 2018 and the number of job openings surpassed the number of unemployed workers for the first time on record.
  • The unemployment rate remained at or below 4 percent for the past 12 months, the longest streak in nearly five decades.
    • The unemployment rate hit 3.7 percent in September 2018, a near 50-year low.
  • The booming economy paid off for American workers last year – with nominal hourly wage growth exceeding 3 percent for the first time in almost a decade.
    • Nominal wages grew 3.4 percent over the last 12 months, the fastest pace since 2009.
  • The Trump economy has helped raise people out of poverty and increased self-sufficiency.
    • Since the election, more than 5 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps.

ROLLING BACK BURDENSOME REGULATIONS: The Trump Administration has rolled back business killing regulations to unleash an economic boom across all sectors of the economy.

  • President Trump has rolled back rising regulatory costs that stifled economic growth.
    • In 2018, Federal agencies issued 12 deregulatory actions for every new significant regulatory action, saving $23 billion in regulatory costs.
  • The President’s deregulation has unleashed the power of American energy, enabling more access to minerals on Federal lands and lowering costs that discouraged energy production.
    • Under President Trump, oil and natural gas production have both hit all-time highs.
  • The Trump Administration has taken a measured approach to financial regulation to preserve stability while addressing the failures of the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Last year, President Trump signed legislation providing regulatory relief to small banks.
  • The Trump Administration has enhanced choice and price competition in the biopharmaceutical markets, resulting in a record number of generic drug approvals that saved Americans $26 billion during the first year and half of the Administration.

THE TAX CUTS ARE WORKING: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has spurred more business investment and put more money in the pockets of American workers.  Americans are better off today thanks to President Trump’s historic tax cuts.

  • The tax cuts are allowing American families to keep more of their hard earned money.
    • Real disposable personal income increased by $2,300 from the end of 2017 to the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • Business investment and productivity are on the rise thanks to the tax cuts.
    • Capital Expenditures are up $300 billion from 2017.
    • Private nonresidential fixed investment by nonfinancial businesses is up 9.2 percent.
    • Business sector productivity grew at an annual rate of 1.9 percent, nearly twice the rate of the expansion prior to the tax cuts.

Do Illegal Aliens Have Any Impact On You?  
 
Folks, You can click onto any state and see the effect that illegals are having on that state.  It is a huge problem that needs to be dealt  with quickly.   Hang on to this and remind your Senators and House of Representatives of the cost to you in taxes you pay.  This is money taken directly out of the economy that could be helping economic growth.
 

No wonder the coffers are bare and every governor wants to raise taxes.  

 

Check-out the numbers for California. We’ve known for some time many Illegals don’t pay taxes, because they work for cash, yet they get a lot of government freebies like food stamps, phones, school, medical, utilities, rent, etc. We appear to be taking care of illegals rather than American citizens in actual need of assistance.

 

 State by state detailed infographics on how much illegals burden you and your state:

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Accomplishments of President Trump

 


BEST POLITICAL QUOTE OF ANY ERA: 

 

"The Budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed, lest Rome will become bankrupt.  People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance."

 

Cicero, 55 B.C.

 

So, we've evidently learned nothing over the past 2,073 years!


THE COYOTE PRINCIPLE

California
 
1.     The Governor of California was jogging with his dog along a nature trail.  A coyote jumped out and attacked the Governor's dog, then bit the Governor on the ass.
  
2.     The Governor started to intervene, but reflects upon the movie "Bambi," and realizes he should stop, because the coyote was only doing what is natural.
  
3.     He called animal control.  Animal Control captured the coyote and billed the State $400 testing it for diseases and $700 for relocating it.
  
4.     He called a veterinarian.  The vet collected the dead dog and billed the State $800 testing it for diseases.
  
5.     The Governor went to hospital and spent $4,500 getting checked for diseases from the coyote, and, on getting his bite wound bandaged. 
  
6.     The running trail got shut down for 6 months while Fish & Game conducted a $400,000 survey to make sure the area was now free of dangerous animals.
  
7.     The Governor spent $50,000 in state funds implementing a "coyote awareness program" for residents of the area.
  
8.     The State Legislature spent $2 million to study how to better treat rabies and how to permanently eradicate the disease throughout the world.
  
9.     The Governor's security agent was fired for not stopping the attack.  The state spent $150,000 to hire and train a new agent with additional special training on the nature of coyotes.
  
10.    PETA protested the coyote's relocation, and filed a $15 million suit against the state. 
 
Texas
 
1.     The Governor of Texas was rolling along in his wheel chair with his dog along a nature trail.  A coyote jumped out and attacked his dog.
  
2.     He shot the coyote dead with his state-issued pistol, and kept rolling.  The Governor spent $2.50 on a .45 ACP hollow-point cartridge.
  
3.     Buzzards ate the dead coyote.
 
And that, amigo, is why California is broke, and, the great State of Texas prospers.


Looks like Florida has a sheriff like Arizona had.
 
Polk County Florida Sheriff - "You kill a policeman it means no arrest....no Miranda rights...no negotiations...nothing but as many bullets as we can shoot into you...PERIOD." 

 
POLK COUNTY FLORIDA SHERIFF, GRADY JUDD

An illegal alien, in Polk County, Florida, who got pulled over in a routine traffic stop, ended up "executing" the deputy who stopped him.  The deputy was shot eight times, including once behind his right ear at close range. 
 
Another deputy was wounded and a police dog killed.
 
The murderer was found hiding in a wooded area.  As soon as he took a shot at the SWAT team, officers opened fire on him.  They hit the guy 68 times.
 
Naturally, the liberal media went nuts and asked why they had to shoot the poor, undocumented immigrant 68 times.
 
Sheriff Grady Judd told the Orlando Sentinel: "Because that's all the ammunition we had."
 
Now, is that just about the all-time greatest answer or what??
 
The Coroner also reported that the illegal alien died of natural causes.
 
When asked by a reporter how that could be, since there were 68 bullet wounds in his body, he simply replied: (BEST QUOTE ever) . ..
 
"When you are shot 68 times you are naturally gonna die."

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. 


 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

Visitors are welcome!

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Mailing Address:  MCRC, PO Box 396, Hartfield, VA 23071

 

Trudy Feigum, Chairman

Lynda Muller, Vice Chairman

Jean Rhame, Secretary

Garth Wheeler, Treasurer

 


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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