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Facts about content of “Two Boys Kissing” – Hearing is Tomorrow

Facts about content of “Two Boys Kissing” – Hearing is Tomorrow

Dear Readers, This is the Amazon review of a book that was the basis of a recent Minority Report Editorial. “… David Levithan…tells the based-on-true-events story of Harry…

More to “Two Boys Kissing” than Amazon review indicates

More to “Two Boys Kissing” than Amazon review indicates

Dear Editor: Your mom is an a–hole who is having a typical a–hole reaction to having Two Boys Kissing in the Fauquier High School (FHS) library. This vulgar…

FCPS holds hearing on controversial book – Venue Has Changed

FCPS holds hearing on controversial book – Venue Has Changed

Fauquier County Public Schools have issued a news release announcing a public hearing on April 23, 2014 to hear opinions, and ultimately to rule on whether or not…

Passover and Easter in an Era of Deception

Passover and Easter in an Era of Deception

by Michael Giere  “The moral clarity that these events celebrate stand in such stark contrast to the determined deception of so much we can see around us.” It’s…

Bloggers Join the Circus

Bloggers Join the Circus

by Rick Buchanan Last week I published a description of the election here in Warrenton to reconstitute the local branch of the Republican Party, The Fauquier County Republican…

The Day the Circus Came to Fauquier

The Day the Circus Came to Fauquier

by Rick Buchanan Past 1st Vice Chair, Events Chair and Elections Chair of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation I have lived in Fauquier County for 10 years…

Fauquier Young Republicans call on BoS to take Code of Ethics seriously

Fauquier Young Republicans call on BoS to take Code of Ethics seriously

Fauquier County Young Republicans Press Release PO Box 3177, Warrenton, VA 20188 • www.FauquierYRs.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2014 CONTACT: Doug Smith – fcyrs@fauquieryrs.org – www.fauquieryrs.org Fauquier…

Grace Episcopal Church welcomes all to Holy Week events

Grace Episcopal Church welcomes all to Holy Week events

Grace Episcopal Church has requested that we post their Easter events schedule, and we are more  than happy to do so! Schedule for Holy Week and Easter 2014,…

Can we fix the problems in the Republican Party of Virginia?

Can we fix the problems in the Republican Party of Virginia?

In a recent article on Right Side News, Mr. Reagan George discusses what the Republican Party of Virginia must do to prevent it from becoming the new Whig…

WMAL’s Chris Plante to Host Virginia 10th Voter Town Hall This Sunday

WMAL’s Chris Plante to Host Virginia 10th Voter Town Hall This Sunday

Virginia 10th District Republican Candidate Forum April 13 Hosted by WMAL’s Chris Plante MANASSAS, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Republicans seeking to fill the slot of retiring…

Small Farmer Shares Benefits of Farm Fresh Liberty Eggs

Small Farmer Shares Benefits of Farm Fresh Liberty Eggs

In an effort to provide fresher, healthier food to consumers, small farmers are offering farm fresh eggs as an alternative to mass-produced eggs. Martha Boneta of Paris Barns…

Dirty little secrets of Medicaid Expansion

Dirty little secrets of Medicaid Expansion

Dear Editor, These people who write in begging and pleading for Medicaid expansion in VA just blow my mind. Hopefully you noticed they are trying to work on…

Editorials

Why the Republicans need the Tea Party

Why the Republicans need the Tea Party

A very insightful article by David Horowitz from National Review. “The very fact that the…

A Ray of Hope in Fauquier County

A Ray of Hope in Fauquier County

by Kate Warzinski, Marshall District Last week, our Supervisors adopted the FY 2015 Fauquier County…

The Case for the Liberty Amendments in Virginia

The Case for the Liberty Amendments in Virginia

While this legislative session has passed, we as conservatives need to be preparing not only…

Fauquier Times Has a Heart for Holder ‘Kevlar’ Trumbo

Fauquier Times Has a Heart for Holder ‘Kevlar’ Trumbo

Fauquier Times is dubbed “The Minority Report” (TMR) for its representation of the views of…

Fauquier schools punished in the name of Conservation

Fauquier schools punished in the name of Conservation

This year, Fauquier County Public Schools may be taking a double hit on funding, first…

Fauquier Board of Supervisors – Would you want this job?

Fauquier Board of Supervisors – Would you want this job?

I have been reading some harsh criticism of the Fauquier Board of Supervisor’s legislative performance…

Fauquier Teachers, don’t despair!

Fauquier Teachers, don’t despair!

Dear Teachers, Have hope. Don’t despair. You may have seen our County Administrator’s proposed 2015…

Congratulations, Scott Russell

Scott Russell won the chairmanship of the Fauquier County GOP today, defeating Cam Jones in…

Russell supporters encouraging non-Republicans to vote

Russell supporters encouraging non-Republicans to vote

An acquaintance in the county forwarded me a letter today “urging” myself, my friends and…

Sore Losers

Sore Losers

Virginia SB 51 was signed into law, limiting the authority of counties to require permits…

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Readers Write

“Two Boys Kissing” challenges the very concept of a healthy society

“Two Boys Kissing” challenges the very concept of a healthy society

Dear Editor: The writer of an earlier Letter stopped short in the development of a quote from David Levithan in an interview for his book Two Boys Kissing. …

Reader responds to FTD Editorial on “Two Boys Kissing”

Reader responds to FTD Editorial on “Two Boys Kissing”

[Editor’s note: The following letter from a reader was sent to the Fauquier Times (Democrat; aka, the Minority Report) over a week ago as a reply to an…

Review of another Levithan book – “Boy meets Boy”

Review of another Levithan book – “Boy meets Boy”

Dear Editor, I was searching for reviews of the book being contested in Fauquier County Public Schools, and I ran across an analysis of another book written by…

Blood Moon Tetrad

Blood Moon Tetrad

Today we are about to witness one of the rarest of celestial events, a “Tetrad”. What makes this series of 4 Blood Moons so unique is their occurrence…

Dirty little secrets of Medicaid Expansion

Dirty little secrets of Medicaid Expansion

Dear Editor, These people who write in begging and pleading for Medicaid expansion in VA just blow my mind. Hopefully you noticed they are trying to work on…

Obama himself has shown Obamacare is unworkable

Obama himself has shown Obamacare is unworkable

Dear Editor, First, the President has essentially admitted that his legacy legislation (the Affordable Care Act/Obamacare) is unworkable by changing/delaying it 20 times. It has been changed another…

Farm News

Drug shift, global markets sealed Smithfield-China pork deal

By Kenric Ward WASHINGTON – U.S. feed subsidies, spotty inspections and a decision to scale back use of a controversial drug made Smithfield Foods an enticing buy…

Young Fauquier County Man Graduates FCU Ag Biz Planner Program

By Jim Haskins                                                                                                                                                                                                                     AgriBusiness Communications Group Over the past several months, a Fauquier Co. young farmer, Ben Smith of Remington, participated in an innovative program designed to…

Fauquier Times-Democrat Receives Reality Check

By FFC Staff A recently published Fauquier Times-Democrat editorial stated that the supporters of HB 1430 are in the minority in Fauquier County. As the official mouthpiece…

CALL TO ACTION: Pitchfork Protest Returns to Richmond!

The Battle for Small Family Farm Rights is not over! HB 1430, The Boneta Bill still needs to pass the Senate without the entanglement of the re-enactment…

Open Letter to Virginia Farm Bureau Spokesman Trey Davis Re: HB 1430, The Boneta Bill

                                                                                                                                                            February 4, 2013 Mr. Trey Davis Virginia…

High School News

The Chronicle – Kettle Run HS Student Newspaper

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The Falconer – Fauquier High School Student Newspaper

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News Tidbits

Fauquier County First Responders Conduct Emergency Preparedness Drill

Fauquier County first responders recently held an emergency preparedness drill called “Epic Freeze” to simulate how they would respond to a sudden winter storm. As the Boy…

Board of Supervisors

Fauquier County Citizens Appear Apathetic about Budget, Tax Increase

By Cameron Jones This year’s budget process is nearing finale, and compared to last year, this year’s budget process has been a cake walk for the Supervisors…

Fauquier County Budget Process Races Toward Final Fence

By Cameron Jones In what has been a relatively uneventful budget process compared to the fireworks of last year, the Board of Supervisors has agreed to adopt…

Additional Public Hearing Scheduled on Fauquier County Budget

Due to an error in the announced meeting schedule for the Fauquier County budget process, the Supervisors have issued a new schedule which will extend the process,…

Fauquier County Budget Process Reaching Critical Mass – Your Input Requested

By Cameron Jones   Government budget for FY 2014.” So begins the Executive Summary of the FY 2014 Budget Proposal from County Administrator Paul McCulla. On the…

Fauquier Supervisors – Put Up or Shut Up on Business Friendly Claim

By Cameron Jones Should Fauquier County be Courting Beretta USA? In light of news coming out of Maryland where the Governor and the Legislature are stomping all…