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Corey Stewart Goes Yuge

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And I always thought it was the great Darrell Hammond of "Saturday Night Live" that did the best impression of Donald Trump. I must acquiesce that I was wrong. Instead it is Corey Stewart, Virginia Chairman for the Trump Campaign. From egregious falsehoods blaming Lt. Governor Ralph Northam and Hillary Clinton for inciting police violence to supporting remarks that Trump made about a judge in a heinous fashion to threatening retribution for Republicans that support Gary Johnson for President, Stewart has doubled down on the outrageousness of Trump, himself, even drawing ire from the Trump campaign for his statements.

Of course, you didn't need me to tell you about all of these items, but I believe that Stewart is out-Trumping Trump.

Back in December, I wrote about my concerns with Stewart joining the Trump campaign, stating that, just by joining the campaign, he was going to burn bridges necessary to lead Prince William County properly as well as the state, as he intende…

Some Thoughts on the Appointment of a Temporary Brentsville District School Board Member

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While there is nothing wrong with having an opinion, there is a problem with having an entitlement to rules that act only in one's own favor.

In politics, this happens much too often. One example includes the minority party's use of the filibuster in the Senate. The filibuster appears to only be terrible when the minority party benefits from it and efforts to get rid of it have been led by both parties at separate times, depending on which party controlled the Senate at the time. One can legitimately argue whether the minority party's use of the filibuster is good tactic or an abusive one, but it should not be viewed in a partisan lens.

What numerous Republicans and certain right-wing blogs have done has been reprehensible in the wake of Brentsville District School Board Member Gil Trenum's announcement that he will be going into active military duty. Frankly, their tactics and grandstanding have been disrespectful of their fellow Republican, Mr. Trenum.
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