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Some dogs are more equal than others in Fauquier County

Some dogs are more equal than others in Fauquier County

Fauquier County supervisors are considering a new noise ordinance at the July 10 hearing. The proposal includes some improvements, including a reduction of overbearing and ridiculous penalties.  What were Class…

“With Pitchforks, Prayers and Persistence, ‘Paris Barns’ is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! The Boneta Bill Rules”

“With Pitchforks, Prayers and Persistence, ‘Paris Barns’ is OPEN FOR BUSINESS! The Boneta Bill Rules”

Tom White’s headline to his superb article says it all on this Independence Day. Those who have been to Martha Boneta’s Liberty Farm can relate to Tom’s article, which captures the…

Appeal Shows Fauquier GOP Chairman Needs to Keep Better Company

Appeal Shows Fauquier GOP Chairman Needs to Keep Better Company

As The Bull Elephant reports, “Fauquier Canvass Overturned by 1st District Committee.” Appellant Cam Jones provided ample evidence that the March canvass filling the Fauquier GOP Committee seats was so…

Solving Illegal Immigration

Solving Illegal Immigration

by Anton Afterwit The Illegal Immigration issue has surfaced to the forefront again with the recent wave of minor children crossing the border.  This is a direct effect of the…

Liberal Immigration Policies Harming Children

Liberal Immigration Policies Harming Children

By Anton Afterwit I often make fun of the Liberal Left for their cries of, “But if we could only save one child” that they often trot out to support…

Citizen’s Review of Fauquier Public Schools

Citizen’s Review of Fauquier Public Schools

by Rex Hoover, Sumerduck Upon review of the Fauquier County educational system, I found: Of the total budget to operate Fauquier County, 53% funds the Public School System. According to…

Chicken Little Redux

Chicken Little Redux

by Rex Hoover, Sumerduck The Remarkable Story of Chicken Little was published in 1840. In the book the character Chicken Little kept warning everyone that the “sky was falling” which…

Congressman Rob Hurt’s Pyrrhic Victory

Congressman Rob Hurt’s Pyrrhic Victory

Dear Fauquier Free Citizen: I was privileged, along with eleven other 5th District Republicans, to attend our 5th District Republican Convention this past Saturday [17 May] in Farmville, VA. The…

What’s a Republican to do these days?

What’s a Republican to do these days?

Friends, Yesterday I witnessed one of the saddest days in Virginia Politics (on top of the terrible days in Campbell and Fauquier Counties).  While I was not personally there, I…

Two Boys Kissing – Education or Indoctrination?

Two Boys Kissing – Education or Indoctrination?

by Rex Hoover, Sumerduck My wife and I have lived in Fauquier County since 1972. Our two children grew to adulthood here and I have felt like Fauquier was home…

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