The Republican Standard

Shaun Kenney
Virginia's Public Square
Created 09 Jun 2020
  • Putting Out Fire with a Hammer
    10 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    Kudos to Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares, who is already hammering hard against an astounding $36,000 FOIA request in Loudoun County: The parent, Michelle Mege, was informed $36,000 would be the ...
  • Miyares Knocks First Hire Out Of The Park; Sears Shines at ALEC
    08 Dec 2021 • 6 min read
    Some good news this morning as Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares announced his first major hire by selecting Andrew Ferguson as the next Solicitor General. Ferguson comes with high marks for distin...
  • Will Youngkin Do What Only Gilmore Could?
    30 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    Republican Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin has finally installed his transition team, and from the looks of it the list is a veritable who’s-who of Republican adults — a sign that Youngkin is going to p...
  • Norfolk Police Officer William Kelly Deserves His Job Back
    22 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    My grandfather used to tell me that what separated the United States from the Soviet Union was this single principle. You see, in the United States we would allow 100 guilty people to walk free if it ...
  • Shifting The True Costs of Marijuana Legalization To Taxpayers Isn't Liberty But License
    15 Nov 2021 • 9 min read
    EDITORS NOTE: Many years ago, I had the privilege of working for the US Drug Enforcement Administration with the Office of Diversion Control. The opinions expressed here are strictly my own and do not...
  • Democrats: Burning Smut Bad; Burning Bibles, Flags and Small Businesses is Patriotism
    11 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    BLM/Antifa domestic terrorists in Portland, Oregon burning Bibles and American flags during the August 2020 riots. source: Twitter/Flopping Aces "Dort, wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man am Ende a...
  • A More Gentlemanly Sort of Politics
    10 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Lynn Mitchell over at my former roost at Bearing Drift offers the following thoughts regarding the tenor and tone of today’s campaign environment: What would make people be so coarse that they would d...
  • Earning The Right To Govern
    09 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Governing — much like warfare — is politics by other means. Democrats instinctively know this, as they continue to campaign in January while Republicans for whom government isn’t the center of everyth...
  • Winners and Losers: Youngkin Edition
    03 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    The whole election came down to 70,000 votes. For me, this is the fun part where I look at my own MS Excel charts — yes, old habits die hard — with my own special math and reflect on what I got right ...
  • Youngkin's Victory Boils Down To GOP Enthusiasm on Tuesday
    29 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    First things first. If you are a seasoned political analyst and you believe for a moment that Virginia swung 13 points in just two weeks? Put your head in a glass jar so we can all examine you for pos...
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