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Catlett Sewer – Now or Never

Catlett Sewer – Now or Never

There are only a few days left to sign up for county sewer and the opportunity that many have been waiting 40 years for will be gone. That…

Facts Unsettle Climatists

Facts Unsettle Climatists

by Cameron Jones There have been a spate of letters from Climatists in the Times lately. All of them make the usual claims that Earth is being destroyed…

There Is No “Hope” in Aspirations 2.0

There Is No “Hope” in Aspirations 2.0

by Rachel Hill, New Baltimore I found it ironic that so many people would turn out for a four-hour Fox News event in town on Friday July 17th,…

Time to comment on FCPS Aspirations 2.0 is now!

Time to comment on FCPS Aspirations 2.0 is now!

by John Green At their Monday night [July 27th] meeting the School Board voted to remove Aspirations 2.0 from the agenda in order to have more time to…

Investigation of IRS Piedmont Environmental Council collusion continues

Investigation of IRS Piedmont Environmental Council collusion continues

“The IRS’s internal watchdog has spent more than two years investigating claims that the agency improperly targeted a Tea Party owner of a small Virginia farm whose repeated…

The New Normal

The New Normal

by Rick Buchanan I have always had great respect for Walter E. Williams, a self-made man who holds a PhD in economics and was the former Chairman of…

Lack of interest in Aspirations 2.0 puzzling

Lack of interest in Aspirations 2.0 puzzling

by John Green It is often said our future is our children. We can’t deny it so why don’t we take more interest in what they learn? Our…

Boneta Film Wins 2 Awards at Vegas Freedom Fest

Boneta Film Wins 2 Awards at Vegas Freedom Fest

Documentary about Virginia farmer’s triumph over corruption, cronyism wins Anthem Film Festival Awards “Farming in Fear” is the story of Martha Boneta’s Struggle against Power and Privilege PARIS,…

American Solutions

American Solutions

by John Green Tragedy struck Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday night June 17, 2015. A deranged young man sat through an hour of…

Crucial Vote for the Future of the VA Republican Party

Crucial Vote for the Future of the VA Republican Party

Crucial Vote for the Future of the Virginia Republican Party “The base must be able to discipline the politicians they nominate and elect, and they can only do…

PAC Issues Call to Hold Congressman Robert Hurt to Promises

PAC Issues Call to Hold Congressman Robert Hurt to Promises

The Virginia Vision PAC is calling for conservatives to hold the feet of three Virginia Representatives to the fire. The PAC wants these Congressmen, one of them being Congressman…

Re-Elect Lee Sherbeyn, a True Conservative Republican with Integrity

Re-Elect Lee Sherbeyn, a True Conservative Republican with Integrity

Integrity, honesty, sincerity, fairness. These are the traits which come to mind when I think of Cedar Run District Supervisor Lee Sherbeyn. He is a true Conservative Republican…

Editorials

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…

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,…

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…

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Readers Write

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…