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Vote for Jack Trammell twice on election day

For whom should you vote?  Dave Brat offers only Tea Party rhetoric.  He won’t face anyone in real debate.  Jack Trammell has appeared all over the 7th District answering all questions directly, honestly, intelligently and with care and concern. He wants legislators to start working together to solve problems and end the gridlock in Congress.  And, you can vote for him twice — once for the term starting in January 2015 and again as the candidate to fill Eric Cantor’s unexpired term — vacant since Aug 18.

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Friday 10/24/2014
READER'S VIEWS: What is David Brat's common sense approach?
Posted: October 24, 2014

I read through Dave Brat’s campaign flyer, website and editorials from his supports, and for the most part, I was not very impressed and somewhat confused on the stance he is taking on some issue which seems to be contrary to Republican ideology and even common sense. Something similar Eric Cantor was doing when he was trying to rebrand himself. Here are a few examples.

FRESH & LOCAL: Martha Boneta gets a hearing on her harassment claims
Posted: October 24, 2014

An excellent article about Piedmont Environmental Council’s continuing harassment of Martha Boneta was posted this week by investigative reporter Kevin Mooney on the DailySignal.com website.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Hypocrisy and ethics in politics
Posted: October 22, 2014

Anyone  running  today  for  public  office  or  been  intimately  involved  as  a  volunteer  knows  all  too  well  the  sacrifice  these  candidates  make.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Take the slow train somewhere and see the bigger picture
Posted: October 21, 2014

This weekend I boarded an Amtrak train for a beautiful short trip from the Irvine station to Solana Beach in Southern California.

Monday 10/20/2014
This week events shine light on domestic violence
Posted: October 20, 2014

This week is perhaps the most notable locally for Domestic Violence Awareness Month events. Two big  public events are scheduled:

Sunday 10/19/2014
It's Oct. 19, do you know where our forces are?
Posted: October 19, 2014

Two-hundred-thirty-three years ago that question would have been rather easy to answer — Oct. 19, 1781 was the date that General Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered the British forces at Yorktown, Virginia to General Benjamin Lincoln, General Washington’s second in command.

Friday 10/17/2014
FRESH & LOCAL: Why economic freedom for cottage food operations is important
Posted: October 17, 2014

Last week, I wrote about Joel Salatin’s book “Everything I Want to Do is Illegal.”  The book argues that food safety laws in many cases do very little to protect people, but instead do a great deal to kill off or stifle entrepreneurship, homemade artisanal foods and cottage food operations.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
Virginia's choices for the House of Representatives
Posted: October 15, 2014

Nov. 4 is just around the corner, so I would like folks in the 7th District to know about the candidates for the House of Representatives, Dave Brat (Republican) and Jack Trammell ( Democrat).

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