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Shaun Kenney

Shaun Kenney is the Senior Editor for The Republican Standard.

Check Out This Incredibly Stupid “Top Gun” Parody Ad in VA-10

"How old do you need to be to understand that this clip is a parody and to know what it’s lampooning? Forty?"

Virginia’s Bond Rating Under Threat; Senate Medicaid Would Blow $1.2 bn Hole in Budget

Between bond ratings and Medicaid solutions from Washington, the tension between state revenues vs. public demand remains a cautiously navigated tightrope. 

Northam Continues To Feel Like Bailout; Gillespie a Serious Investment

Two reasons for confidence? $47 million in the RNC warchest; RGA ready to invest more while Northam's donors look to "drag him" across the finish line.

Adams Has $250K Total Matched; Vogel Strong At $400K Raised

Republican Jill Vogel's bid for lieutenant governor stands at $2.3 million raised so far; Adams gets significant match from RAGA.

Richmond Isn’t Charlottesville; Laws Will Be Enforced

In the wake of Confederate flag supporters demonstrating on Monument Avenue, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney is showing how to properly handle a demonstration.

Virginia Supreme Court Rules 6-1 Upholding Clean Power

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled 6-1 in favor of HB 1349, the General Assembly brokered plan to tackle the Paris Climate Agreement.

Public Intellectuals and Public Partisanship

When an entire society consists of postmoderns, it is almost a wonder as to why public intellectuals seem to have gone the way of Buckley and Vidal.  

UVA Faculty, Students Cover Jefferson Monument With Black Tarp; Issue List of Demands

UVA is one of the best public institutions of learning in the world.  That reputation should not be sullied by those who seem bent on weaponizing academia.  

Retention Remains Real Hurdle For Virginia’s Community College Students

The General Assembly has the leverage it needs to help VCCS students see the value in their own education, even if the current system puts them at odds.

Planned Parenthood Consumes Ralph Northam With $3mil Ground Game

The dogma lives loudly in Ralph Northam... and by "dogma" we mean aborting babies.