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Shaun Kenney

Shaun Kenney is the Senior Editor for The Republican Standard.

Voyeurism Isn’t Good for the Soul (or Politics)

The scandal of the week involving Susanna Gibson is an indictment of our politics. Shame on us all for participating in it. HAMLET  Get thee ⟨to⟩ a nunnery. Why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners? I am myself indifferent honest, but yet I could accuse me of such things that it were better my mother had not borne me: I am very proud, revengeful, ambitious, with more offenses at my beck than I have thoughts to put them in, imagination to give them shape, or time to act them in. What should such fellows as I do crawling between earth and heaven? We are arrant knaves ⟨all;⟩ believe none of us. Go thy ways to a nunnery. — William...

Since When Did the RTD Become TMZ?

So much for journalistic integrity over at the RTD. 

POLL: Inflation Top Issue for Virginians; Democrats Position on Abortion Rejected Overwhelmingly

85% of Virginians reject abortion on demand despite Planned Parenthood's efforts to push for unrestricted abortion laws.

Yes, Virginia Democrats Really Do Want Abortion Up To 40 Weeks (and Beyond)

Jen Psaki wants to convince voters that it is "misleading" only because they know campaigning on a pile of dead babies doesn't poll well...

HANER: Virginia’s Balance Sheet Almost Embarrassingly Strong

Virginia's budget is awash in taxpayer money, writes TJIPP's Steve Haner -- almost too much.

Webb’s Last Ditch Attempt to Save the Confederate Monument at Arlington

The Biden administration has ordered the removal of the Confederate memorial at Arlington by the end of 2023. 

Who Are Those Rich Men North of Richmond?

VCU Wilder puts Youngkin at a more modest 49% approval rating, but that 57% number sure sounds better to the Wall Street Journal. First things...

Milton Against the Book Burners

If even the greats of the Western Canon such as John Milton can't convince those defending "good speech" over free speech, can anyone? I have...

How Much Has Inflation Really Gone Up Since 2021?

50% for food, 25% for energy -- and it was all planned. How much longer should we tolerate it? Great news, товарищ! Inflation only rose...

Why Should Virginians Pay for Youngkin’s Billion-Dollar Stadium Project?

Maryland and D.C. are already bidding to saddle their taxpayers with a multi-billion dollar sinkhole. Don't we have other problems to address in Virginia first?