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Vote YES on Constitutional Amendment

By Lynn R. Mitchell

There will be a proposed constitutional amendment  on Tuesday’s ballot. Below is the explanation of this law that would help the spouses of military members killed in action.

Proposed Constitutional Amendment

Proposed Constitutional Amendment to be voted on at the November 4, 2014 Election

Article X. Taxation and Finance. Section 6-A. Property tax exemption for certain veterans and surviving spouses of soldiers killed in action.

Ballot Question

Question: Shall Section 6-A of Article X (Taxation and Finance) of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to allow the General Assembly to exempt from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any member of the armed forces of the United States who was killed in action, where the surviving spouse occupies the real property as his or her principal place of residence and has not remarried?


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It’s called respect … Obama and the Marine

By Lynn R. Mitchell

The video shows what has been dubbed the “latte salute” by President Barack Obama to United States Marines.

It seems quite a contrast with President George W. Bush and his respect for our military.


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‘Nuff said.

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Independence Day 2014 message from former President George W. Bush

George W. Bush 2By Lynn R. Mitchell

Former President George W. Bush had an Independence Day message for America on this July 4, 2014:

“Laura and I wish our fellow Americans a Happy Independence Day. We are fortunate to be citizens of this free land, and we are grateful to the brave men and women in uniform who call the United States home. Happy Fourth of July, and may God continue to bless America.”

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