Mass meeting April 20, 1861, to support the Government at Washington’s equestrian statue in Union Square NYC (from here)

It happened lifetimes ago now. Our nation suffered from a terrible division. Some people insisted upon having their own way, even to the point of forcing their fellow human beings into slavery. These people divided our nation. Only firm resolve, leaders with fortitude, and the grace of God kept our union together. Today we face similar issues. Will we exhibit the same resolve? Will we elect men and women with the fortitude to preserve both our Constitution and our unity? Will we repent of our pride and turn to God?

Here is the final post in this series about what motivates  Shak Hill‘s quest to become Virginia’s 10th Congressional District’s Member in the House of Representatives.

What were the topics of the previous two posts?

What is the topic here?

How Can Shak Hill Win?

Who wins an election depends upon two things.

  • Who is running?
  • Who is voting?

We have already talked about the candidates. What about the nature of the voters in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District? How do they tend to vote? Consider the graphic below.

What does the graphic show? Even when the rest of the state votes for Democrats, the 10th Congressional District votes for Republicans. The 10th Congressional District is relatively conservative, more Conservative than Congresswoman Barbara Comstock. So Shak Hill‘s immediate problem is to win the nomination, and the odds for that are looking good.

  • Hill has turned in almost twice as many petitions as he needs to get on the Republican Primary ballot (Candidates for Congress and Senate file petitions to run (
  • The Democrats will have their own ferociously contested primary in 10th Congressional District (2018 Democratic Primary (6/12/2018) ( That makes it unlikely that Democrats will crossover to the Republican Primary and vote for Comstock.
  • The Republican Primary Election for the US Senate will boost the turnout of Conservative voters (2018 Republican Nomination Contest (6/12/2018) ( Many of these US Senate candidates are Conservative. Thus, the Republican Primary Election for the US Senate will help Hill to encourage Conservative voters to go the polls.

What does Hill need at this point? He needs people who care enough to come out and support him.

Consider why the Civil War became necessary and unavoidable. Our nation too long ignored the problem of slavery. Not enough people became outraged against slavery until the slave masters gave them no other choice. When the slave masters insisted that everyone had to agree with them or else, the People finally realized they had to say “NO”. No compromise was possible.

History is repeating itself. However, instead of just one major issue, we now have a plethora of social issues dividing our nation. Yet it comes down to the same basic problem. Instead of protecting everyone’s God-given rights to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, Democrats want to give some people more rights than other people. Instead of allowing individuals to make their own decisions about their own lives, Democrats want to make ALL our moral decisions for us. Using “tolerance” as their excuse, Democrats have become monstrously intolerant, almost unable to forbear with any disagreement. Hence they speak of transforming our society.

Are you outraged yet, or are you okay with being transformed by a Secular/Socialist Government? Do you fear for the rights of your family, friends, and neighbors? Does the absurd inability of the Federal Government to control its spending alarm you? Are you prepared to do what you must do to defend our constitutional republic, intelligently participate in the political process? Then take the time to meet Shak Hill. See if he is the kind of citizen you want to send to Washington D. C. to represent you.

You can meet Shak on March 16th. Check out the flyer below.






  1. Unfortunately I’m not a resident of Virginia so I cannot take part in this election but everything I’ve read about Shak (and his family) has impressed me.

    “Shak Hill spent 9 years as a pilot in the Air Force, upon graduating from the United States Air Force Academy, and flew combat missions during Desert Storm. During his time at the Academy, Shak and Robin met, fell in love, and were married right after his graduation. It was the beginning of a storybook romance. After their daughter was born, Shak and Robin were thrilled with the news that their second child was on his way. But it was soon discovered that not all was well with Robin.

    During the pregnancy, Robin was told that she had an aggressive form of bone cancer. To make matters worse, her cancer was estrogen-fed, meaning that as her body was developing the life of her child, it was attacking her own life. The doctors informed her that her pregnancy would likely kill her. She was told that she needed to terminate the pregnancy immediately to begin life-saving treatment. Shak and Robin are aware of a great truth. Every child conceived is created in the love of God.

    Shak and Robin chose life. And miraculously today, Shak and Robin are alive and well, adding new chapters to their storybook romance every day. Their son Jake is now twenty-one years old. Although born two months premature and with his own medical issues, Jake is today very healthy and his story has an even more fascinating twist as portrayed in Shak’s presentation: “Every Life Matters.” And being pro-life doesn’t stop at birth. Robin and Shak became foster parents, and since 1997 have fostered 46 children and adopted a sibling group of four. Robin and Shak are also proud homeschoolers of their children.

    Recognizing the need to bring integrity and morals back into our national governance, Shak ran for the Republican nomination for the U. S. Senate from Virginia in 2014. Though he was unable to garner enough votes to win the election, he ran a remarkable campaign that brought the importance of character and morality back into the public discourse. Shak is an inspirational speaker, author, business owner, Family of the Year Award Winner, combat pilot, MLS Soccer official, elected official, U. S. Senate Candidate, foster father, dad, and husband.”

    Can we make this guy president?!?

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