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Reader sees clear choice for Cedar Run Supervisor

Reader sees clear choice for Cedar Run Supervisor

While researching our candidates for Cedar Run Supervisor I discovered some interesting, and I believe pertinent facts. Mr. Sherbeyn’s record is well established. He has been in office…

‘Clinton Cash’ author sees parallels in McAuliffe

‘Clinton Cash’ author sees parallels in McAuliffe

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau “Clinton Cash” — the explosive new book about Bill and Hillary’s road to riches — could spawn a sequel: “McAuliffe Cash.” “He’s been…

Cedar Run Voters turn out strong for Sherbeyn

Cedar Run Voters turn out strong for Sherbeyn

The evening of Thursday May 7th saw supporters of incumbent Supervisor Lee Sherbeyn hosting a Meet and Greet for the Cedar Run candidate at Popular Springs in Casanova,…

Green PAC’s Troubles Compounded by Misleading Scare Tactics

Green PAC’s Troubles Compounded by Misleading Scare Tactics

Late last year Rick Buchanan wrote this article that was posted on the Bull Elephant. A shorter version also appeared in our local paper, the Fauquier Times. Chandler…

Buchanan touches nerve – PEC deflects and smears

Buchanan touches nerve – PEC deflects and smears

by Matthew Groves, New Baltimore In the November 19thth issue of the Fauquier Times, Rick Buchanan, a known defender of personal property rights, wrote a piece in the…

Earth Day – A Call to Worship

Earth Day – A Call to Worship

by Rick Buchanan With the passing of another Earth Day, I have been given even more cause for both concern and amusement while reading the many stories about…

Fresh and Local – Carly Fiorina on CA Water Insanity

Fresh and Local – Carly Fiorina on CA Water Insanity

Carly Fiorina on California’s Water Insanity by Bryant Osborn Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is a potential 2016 presidential candidate, and she was interviewed by Glenn Beck…

Handgun Academy VA open for business in Warrenton

Handgun Academy VA open for business in Warrenton

There’s a new business in town! Handgun Academy VA is a new company based in Warrenton, that offers personalized training in the safe and effective use of handguns…

Fresh and Local – More on VOF, a Boat Pier, and Oil Wells

Fresh and Local – More on VOF, a Boat Pier, and Oil Wells

Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Dishonest Dealing: A Boat Pier or Oil Wells? by Bryant Osborn As I wrote in previous columns, northern Fauquier County farmer Martha Boneta’s battles with…

Fresh and Local – Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Dishonest Dealing

Fresh and Local – Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Dishonest Dealing

Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Dishonest Dealing: Fracking is conserving by Bryant Osborn Northern Fauquier County farmer Martha Boneta’s battles with Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC) have focused a whole lot…

Fresh and Local – Land Trust’s Dishonest Dealing

Fresh and Local – Land Trust’s Dishonest Dealing

Virginia Outdoors Foundation: Another Land Trust’s Dishonest Dealing by Bryant Osborn Piedmont Environmental Council (PEC), which is a private, non-profit land trust, has attracted a whole lot of…

Fresh and Local – More about Wyoming Food Freedom

Fresh and Local – More about Wyoming Food Freedom

Wyoming’s Food Freedom Act: Rep. Tyler Lindholm on Unleashing Local Artisan Foods by Bryant Osborn Wyoming – not California, or the west coast or even New England, but…

Editorials

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…

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…

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…

The GOP Scam

The GOP Scam

“Amnesty Barb goes with the Democrats” by Michael Giere Nothing is more important for the…

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…

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…

Bush’s Ringers Make It Look Good

With much of his address focusing on his support for illegal alien amnesty and ringers…

Bush Ringers Cheer Pro-Amnesty Endorsement

Bused-in Jeb Bush supporters today cheered the former Florida Governor’s endorsement for a “path to…

Santorum fails to connect

Rick Santorum says alot of the right things, but he just isn’t connecting with people.…

Rand Paul excites the next generation, but what about this one?

No one is surprised that the biggest cheers at CPAC were going to go to…

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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 of the purse (withholding appropriations for specific activities) and the impeachment power. Until circa…

Military Under Attack

Military Under Attack

When I decided to run for delegate in the 99th District of Virginia, my mission was to change the debate from the mundane and inconsequential of local politics…

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 is the solution? Amending the Constitution is fraught with pitfalls.  And, if Congress…

“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…

Globalism Disguised as Free Trade

Globalism Disguised as Free Trade

To the Editor: There is no doubt that most Americans would fight with their lives were we to be invaded by a foreign country. Yet, no less serious…