Fauquier County

“Chicago” Republicans

Michael Giere, Virginia Free Citizen

The Republican Party has become essentially irrelevant. It now exists to ensure the consultants are well paid; but unlike its Dem. opposition, the Repubs. haven't learned how to use the media, social platforms, protests, micro-targeting and organization to back up candidates. 

VA State GOP Comm. Rules Against GOP-E Cheating

Tim Hannigan, Fairfax Free Citizen

Conserv. Cam Jones was called “McCarthy-esque” for challenging the vote in which estab. R's actively urged D's to vote for GOP-E choices, against conservs. Dem & Greenie supporters were elected to the county GOP comm. That election was overturned. Message to GOP-E: don't use D's to defeat conservatives in party races.

‘Conservation’ Rule Fuels Land War in VA

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

“When an American family purchases and invests their hard work, sweat and love into a 64-acre farm zoned rural-agricultural, and then are told they can’t even engage in traditional agricultural practices, it is bait and switch,” says conservative VA farmer Martha Boneta. 

The Racist Roots of Virginia's Land Use Laws

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Fauquier Free Citizen

The deck is stacked against those who challenge unconstitutional and abusive enforcement of local land use decisions. The enforcement provisions are set up to allow localities to discriminate. Under this system, counties are allowed to pick land use winners and losers.

GOP Duels Over Dems Crashing Fauquier VA Party

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

A recent party election is being contested by a group of candidates led by former committeeman Cameron Jones claiming the vote was hijacked by Dems who were called upon to go to the polls and vote for the GOP-E candidate. 

Conservative Critics of Gov't Are 'Freaks' Who 'Will Need Kevlar'

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

The highly charged posts of county supervisor Holder Trumbo came shortly after two recent events, and are emblematic of the civil war taking place within the GOP in Virginia and nationally. 

Farmers Win Land-Use Fight; ‘Food Freedom’ Next

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

VA farmer Martha Boneta calls newly enacted land-use legislation a landmark event that will boost agricultural entrepreneurs and hopes it adds to the momentum for recovering or protecting even more individual freedoms.

Lib. Local Gov't Officials Target Conservative Property Owner

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, CNS News

Property rights bill HB 1219, introduced by Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall, was inspired by the harassment of conservative farmer Martha Boneta, who was excessively fined by her liberal county gov't for holding a perfectly legal kids' birthday party on her farm. 

Farmer Starts Property Rights Revolution

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

For normal Americans, it's "follow the law or face the consequences." It's time to hold bureaucrats to the same standard. Hopefully Boneta Bill 2.0 will be the next of many steps toward stopping the legal loopholes for government, and toward consequences for government bureaucrats who don't play by the rules.

Fitzgibbons Recounts the Harassment of Martha Boneta

We urge you to go to this page on the Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) website to post your comments in support of the Boneta Bill and the goal of enacting legislation to hold public officials accountable if they engage in the kind of harassment Martha Boneta has suffered at the hands of Fauquier County Virginia’s zoning authorities.