Family Feud: Albemarle Dems Shun Lawrence Gaughan

| April 18, 2015 | 4 Comments
Family Feud: Albemarle Dems Shun Lawrence Gaughan

There is no love lost between Albemarle County Democrats’ chair, Richard Brewer, and Rivanna District supervisor candidate wannabe, Democrat Lawrence Gaughan (née Went). Gaughan, whose anemic semi-campaign to unseat incumbent, Robert Hurt, in last year’s Fifth District congressional race, has taken county voters on a roller coaster ride of in-again-out-again-in-again political announcements. On January 6, […]

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More, More, More: Diantha McKeel’s insatiable appetite for higher taxes (video)

| April 13, 2015 | 2 Comments
More, More, More: Diantha McKeel’s insatiable appetite for higher taxes (video)

Albemarle County’s Jack Jouett District Supervisor, Diantha McKeel, has a thing for taxes. From candidate McKeel’s “all choked up” performance in response to a question on property taxes from Charlottesville Tomorrow, to her present day role as a Statist, tax increase crusader, Diantha McKeel loves her some taxpayer money. Based on a concept by “Singing Susan” […]

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Guest editorial: A Jefferson birthday holiday?

| April 12, 2015 | 1 Comments
Guest editorial: A Jefferson birthday holiday?

A Jefferson birthday holiday? by Lowell Ponte Thomas Jefferson, had he survived, would have been 272 years old on April 13, 2015. Jefferson’s April 13th birthday should be a national holiday for taxpayers. It should be a day off on which we can fill out whichever of 481 Internal Revenue Service forms are required of […]

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The Blue Spade Sings: Who Said We Didn’t Build That

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Blue Spade Sings: Who Said We Didn’t Build That

The long, storied, and sometimes sordid history of Charlottesville, Virginia is put to song by Scott Bandy, aka The Blue Spade. Set to the tune of Billy Joel’s We Didn’t Start the Fire, the Spade covers fertile historic ground—from the original local slave trade to byproducts of today’s Democrat “plantation” overlords. This masterful musical interpretation […]

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Schooled: Potential student turns down UVa over abortion

| April 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
Schooled: Potential student turns down UVa over abortion

Sean Aminali, a highly gifted student from Yorktown, Virginia had a life-long dream to attend the University of Virginia. Then he got some bad news: Mr. Jefferson’s university is in the abortion business. Upon this discovery, Mr. Aminali subsequently abandoned his pursuit of a UVa education and penned the following letter to Dr. Teresa A, Sullivan, […]

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Schilling Show wins Associated Press award

| March 29, 2015 | 2 Comments
Schilling Show wins Associated Press award

Rob Schilling, host of WINA’s The Schilling Show, was recognized with a “Superior Award for Best Investigative Reporting” by the Associated Press. Awards were presented during a Saturday ceremony at Charlottesville’s Omni Hotel; contestants were considered from throughout Virginia and West Virginia. Schilling’s exposé on now former Charlottesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta’s misuse of City-issued credit cards, was […]

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Schilling Show Bestows 3rd Annual Citizen Patriot Award

| March 16, 2015 | 3 Comments
Schilling Show Bestows 3rd Annual Citizen Patriot Award

Chris Winter is the 3rd annual awardee of The Schilling Show Citizen Patriot Award, presented for exemplary service to the cause of liberty. Mr. Winter is a dedicated father, a talented musician, a full-time taxi driver, and a political activist. His public outreach through local, national, and social media outlets has raised awareness of constitutional […]

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Guest editorial: Incumbency Protection is a Despot’s Dream

| March 5, 2015 | 1 Comments
Guest editorial: Incumbency Protection is a Despot’s Dream

By Connie Stevens “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton 1887 One of the main things which so turns many people off of politics is the corruption they see in the political process. People elect candidates who they believe to be honorable and decent but when these very same elected […]

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Guest editorial: PEC’s harebrained Keswick roundabout scheme

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comments
Guest editorial: PEC’s harebrained Keswick roundabout scheme

By Diane Weber The Problem Traffic along Rt. 22/231 has undergone a transition over the last 20 years. The number of vehicles using the road has been steadily rising – along with the number of trucks. Our country road is starting to look like it just isn’t up to the task of carrying all that […]

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Slap: Sheffield blows $575 taxpayer dollars on Smart29 postcard response

| February 16, 2015 | 1 Comments
Slap: Sheffield blows $575 taxpayer dollars on Smart29 postcard response

Currently under fire for ignoring hundreds of constituents and insulting thousands more over the wildly unpopular 29/Rio Grade Separated Interchange (GSI), Rio District Supervisor, Brad Sheffield, now has doubled-down and slapped Albemarle County taxpayers square across the face. In response to a postcard campaign by organized by Smart29.org—requesting Sheffield pause the GSI in deference to neighborhood […]

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