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King Richard: Albemarle Supervisor Rick Randolph’s Really Bad Parking Job

| February 18, 2016 | 2 Comments
King Richard: Albemarle Supervisor Rick Randolph’s Really Bad Parking Job

It’s good to be King! And recently enthroned Albemarle County Supervisor Rick Randolph is wasting no time in availing himself of the royal benefits of Supervisorship. To wit, King Randolph’s recent two-space parking job at Mill Creek Market on the morning of February 17 exemplified the “I make the rules; I don’t have to follow the rules” […]

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Islam-a-Nation: Virginia high schoolers assigned transcription of Muslim faith statement

| December 15, 2015 | 197 Comments
Islam-a-Nation: Virginia high schoolers assigned transcription of Muslim faith statement

Parents of students at Greenville, Virginia’s Riverheads High School were shocked by a recent assignment given in World Geography class. Classroom teacher, Cheri Laporte, asked students to practice “calligraphy” by copying the Muslim statement of faith, also known as the shahada, which translates as: “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger […]

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Albemarle County Real Estate Tax Bills Contain Erroneous Information

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

The Schilling show has learned that nearly 23,000 Albemarle County taxpayers have received Real Estate Tax Bills containing erroneous information. Following is a clarifying statement from Albemarle County spokesperson, Lee Catlin: During the process of uploading mortgage company files as part of the Finance Department’s tax bill processing work for the 2015 2ndHalf Real Estate […]

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Schilling Show bestows 2nd annual Citizen Patriot Award

| February 4, 2014 | 1 Comments
Schilling Show bestows 2nd annual Citizen Patriot Award

Greg Quinn is the 2013 awardee of The Schilling Show Citizen Patriot Award, presented for exemplary service to the cause of liberty. Mr. Quinn is a hard-working stone mason and a local political activist. His persistent inquiries of elected officials through public and private channels have been instrumental in encouraging the public’s dialogue with Albemarle […]

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Guest editorial: HB1219 property rights benefits far outweigh costs

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
Guest editorial: HB1219 property rights benefits far outweigh costs

by Mark Fitzgibbons Localities have responded with their opinions of the potential financial impact of HB 1219 (the Commission on Local Government Fiscal Impact Study (“FIS”), January 28, 2014).  HB 1219 was introduced by Delegate Bob Marshall, and provides remedies for when localities abuse zoning (land use) ordinances to violate constitutional rights. Zoning is an […]

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Breaking news: Buyaki, Strucko call for Dumler’s resignation

| February 21, 2013 | 16 Comments
Breaking news: Buyaki, Strucko call for Dumler’s resignation

Jason Buyaki, Rivanna District representative to the Albemarle County School Board, and Eric Strucko, Samuel Miller District representative, independently have called for the resignation of embattled Albemarle County Supervisor, Chris Dumler. Among an otherwise stone-silent school board, both members cite concern over Dumler’s sexual battery conviction, the message projected by his continued presence on the […]

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Song parody: The Blue Spade sings “Push the Dialog”

| February 11, 2013 | 1 Comments
Song parody: The Blue Spade sings “Push the Dialog”

Courtesy of The Blue Spade, aka, Scott Bandy, following are the lyrics to his most recent music parody, “Push the Dialog,” a song about Charlottesville’s proposed Human Rights Commission, which in turn was spawned by the city’s overhyped  “Dialogue on Race.” Sung to Taco’s version of Irving Berlin’s, “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” this live performance occurred […]

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Petition of Recall for Christopher J. Dumler

| February 9, 2013 | 6 Comments
Petition of Recall for Christopher J. Dumler

[Note: The following described process is intended for Albemarle County residents who do not reside in the Scottsville Magisterial District. Scottsville District residents desiring to sign a Petition of Recall for Supervisor Christopher J. Dumler, please contact Earl Smith.] CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE PETITION In response to the interest generated by the current situation regarding Scottsville Magisterial […]

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Marijuana: Charlottesville should just say NO

| December 13, 2012 | 6 Comments

An open letter to the Charlottesville City Council regarding proposed marijuana decriminalization in the city of Charlottesville by Charles Winkler   Dear Mayor Huja and Councilors Szakos, Galvin, Norris, and Smith, At the Council meeting held on Monday May 7th you considered a resolution submitted by Mr. Jordan McNeish – an ex-convict[i],  probationer[ii], pro-marijuana activist[iii], activist in the […]

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John Douglass: Embodiment of a ruined election system

| October 26, 2012 | 2 Comments
John Douglass: Embodiment of a ruined election system

by David Swanson In April I had a chat with Democratic Congressional candidate John Douglass who had just about wrapped up his party’s nomination for Congress here in Virginia’s Fifth District. Douglass is a retired Brigadier General, a former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, and a former deputy U.S. military representative to the NATO Military […]

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