ere are several things you need to know if coming to the VCDL Lobby Day on January 20th.
Education What we are seeing is a government mandated education system creating a generation of liberal activists. We are teaching "fairness," "climate change," "diversity," "tolerance," and "humanism," but not the 3 R’s. Is there a way back to the basics of education? Overview: B.F. Skinner famously said “Give me a child and I’ll shape him into anything.” Lenin said “Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.” Are you [...]
Energy and Environmental Issues $15 per gallon gas. A ban on fireplaces and wood stoves. No natural gas or oil for heating. Government-mandated vegetarianism. This could be our future. The overriding themes are political power and economic control, not saving the planet. Overview: Energy policy is in the news daily. From “climate change” proponents and opponents, to how Dominion and Appalachian Power operate within Virginia, to what your gas and electric bills will be in the future, it touches [...]
BUDGET AND THE ECONOMY If you are a Tea Party member, you most likely remember the quote “it’s the economy, stupid!” Well, it still is. We believe in free market capitalism! Instead of addressing the need for appropriate checks and balances to ensure a balance between employer and employees, the current discussion in the media and among progressives is to demonize Capitalism and glorify Socialism. The conservative platform is less regulation, free markets, and fair compensation in a mutually beneficial [...]
THE SECOND AMENDMENT The Constitution contains statements about our God-given rights and enumerates freedoms that we have in the United States, including the Second Amendment right to bear arms. Over time, these rights have become restricted as laws – such as those prohibiting felons from possessing guns, requiring background checks, or setting a minimum age to own a firearm – have been passed. After each tragic act of violence, one response is usually to encourage gun ownership so that [...]
Welcome to the first edition of the weekly Elections and Values newsletter. We will be focused on the November elections in Virginia. The purpose of this missive is to offer you information and perspectives on major issues that will be discussed in the current election cycle. Virginia is one of only a few states holding elections to statewide offices this year, so significant attention and money will be spent here as a run-up to the national 2020 elections. This [...]
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As of today, we're at only 30 days remaining until the fall conference on September 22nd. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers and sessions for you, and we hope that everyone can find something of interest. We'll even hear from 2 of the US Senate candidates in the fall election! Head on over to the event site to learn more information (and to register) by clicking the button below. We hope to see you there! Register Now! [...]