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Local Republican Leaders Ignore Big Event

Local Republican Leaders Ignore Big Event

[Editor’s note: This letter and the previous letter from Mr. Sherbeyn, were both submitted to the new Fauquier PEC Times. Even though the new owners of the local paper have…

Fauquier Republican leaders shun GOP candidates

Fauquier Republican leaders shun GOP candidates

It is obvious to me that a personal grudge by the PEC has a great influence upon the so called leaders of our local Fauquier County Republican party.…

VP Candidate Mike Pence to speak at Liberty Farm Festival!

VP Candidate Mike Pence to speak at Liberty Farm Festival!

We previously announced the Liberty Farm Festival which is being held from noon until 6pm on Saturday, September 10th. You can read that article HERE. Martha Boneta and…

God uses broken pottery

God uses broken pottery

“Is Donald J. Trump dangerous, odd, and unfit for office?” by Michael Giere A few of my faint-at-hearted, squeamish friends are having a lot of heartburn over the…

Is the Piedmont Environmental Council boosting its credibility at the expense of a local publisher?

Is the Piedmont Environmental Council boosting its credibility at the expense of a local publisher?

Yesterday we published an article about the new PEC Times investors, and in that article we named Mr. Lawrence Emerson, owner of Fauquier Now as a contributor to…

New PEC Times – Paper of Record, Record Breaking Paper, or Just Plain Broken?

New PEC Times – Paper of Record, Record Breaking Paper, or Just Plain Broken?

It seems the new PEC Times is off to a rocky start. For the second week in a row, and in fact for all the weeks of its…

The new Fauquier Times investors – who are they really?

The new Fauquier Times investors – who are they really?

In May, Fauquier Free Citizen broke the story that the Fauquier Times was being purchased by a group of investors associated with the Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC). The…

Don’t miss the fun!! – Liberty Farm Festival

Don’t miss the fun!! – Liberty Farm Festival

On September 10th from 12- 6 PM, Martha Boneta is opening her beautiful Liberty Farm in Paris, VA for the Liberty Farm Festival.  This is a family oriented…

Jill Vogel Receives Endorsement of Grassroots Leader

Jill Vogel Receives Endorsement of Grassroots Leader

Jill Vogel’s campaign announced today that she has received the endorsement of Rick Buchanan, Chairman of the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation, and 5th Congressional District Vice Chair…

Fauquier resident Ken Rietz releases his autobiography.

Fauquier resident Ken Rietz releases his autobiography.

by Cameron Jones Long time Fauquier resident Ken Rietz has released his autobiography titled “Winning Campaigns, Losing Sight, Gaining Insight“. Rietz and his wife Ursula Landsrath have lived…

The Smearing of Michael Del Rosso – Part II

The Smearing of Michael Del Rosso – Part II

“We’re Going to Take Him Down”  Part II The Blogosphere Defense By Rick Buchanan See Part I HERE The 5th District Convention is long past. In the political…

But PEC, WHICH Stonewall Jackson slept there?

But PEC, WHICH Stonewall Jackson slept there?

When the Piedmont Environmental Council was looking to sell a piece of Ovoka farm in Paris, Virginia to prospective landowners, they promoted the property as historic. This was…

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Why We Need Michael Del Rosso in Congress

Why We Need Michael Del Rosso in Congress

I write this as a resident of Fauquier County in the 5th District, and as…

Grass Roots Delegates Be Damned

Grass Roots Delegates Be Damned

Attending unit meetings and being involved at the local county GOP level can be a…

Fauquier Republicans must unite and grow

Fauquier Republicans must unite and grow

After running a business for 35 years and raising a bunch of children I reached…

Get Our House back to Regular Order!

Get Our House back to Regular Order!

The House of Representatives has two sovereign remedies to cope with runaway presidents, the power…

Military Under Attack

Military Under Attack

When I decided to run for delegate in the 99th District of Virginia, my mission…

Let’s use the Tenth Amendment

Let’s use the Tenth Amendment

We are distressed by the federal government’s overreach and disregard for the Constitution. But what…

“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…

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;…

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…

Blood Moon Tetrad

Blood Moon Tetrad

Today we are about to witness one of the rarest of celestial events, a “Tetrad”.…

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The Congressional Appropriations Power and Same-Sex “Marriage”

The Congressional Appropriations Power and Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Virginia Delegate Robert G. Marshall If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that states must recognize so-called same-sex “marriage” does that mean that proponents of real marriage have…

Cedar Run Supervisor choices are well defined

Cedar Run Supervisor choices are well defined

by Cameron Jones, Catlett Carefully considered, the language of our Zoning Ordinance, Article 2, 2-102, General Effect tells the citizens of Fauquier that they may not to do…

A sad, dishonest characterization for political purposes

A sad, dishonest characterization for political purposes

Leslie Cheek of Warrenton — a recent and controversial addition to the Fauquier County Republican Committee — doesn’t like “property rights advocates,” as evidenced by his frequent attacks in…

Fauquier County needs Prudent Planning

Fauquier County needs Prudent Planning

by John Green, Bealeton When a business plans they must consider their bottom line. When the government plans they have taxpayers. You might say that’s unfair, but if…

Virginia General Assembly weakening respect for law enforcement

Virginia General Assembly weakening respect for law enforcement

Good law enforcement begins with law enforcement officials themselves following the law. The Bill of Rights are law, and the Virginia General Assembly acts lawlessly when it tries…

The GOP Scam

The GOP Scam

“Amnesty Barb goes with the Democrats” by Michael Giere Nothing is more important for the integrity of our Republic than public officials doing in office what they promised…

WaPo article misses the point of Virginia GOP unrest

WaPo article misses the point of Virginia GOP unrest

An article in the Washington Post about the perceived troubles of the Republican Party of Virginia gets most of the facts right, but only scratches the surface on…

Conservation Republicans maybe not so Republican after all

Conservation Republicans maybe not so Republican after all

by Matt Grove, Warrenton In the February 4th edition of the Fauquier Times, Mr. Leslie Cheek III authored the Community Voices column, and as usual painted defenders of…

Bush’s Ringers Make It Look Good

With much of his address focusing on his support for illegal alien amnesty and ringers in the front cheering nearly every word, Bush shifted back to his Florida…

Bush Ringers Cheer Pro-Amnesty Endorsement

Bused-in Jeb Bush supporters today cheered the former Florida Governor’s endorsement for a “path to citizenship” for illegal aliens. Comments comments…