Prince William County Category Archives
This year’s VEX Robotics state championship at both the High School and Middle School division levels were dominated by a small private school in Manassas. Not some deep-pocketed private school that educates children in state-of-the-art, LEED certified, renewable energy-powered, technology laden campuses delivering a Pearson Education curriculum, but a pretty spartan school that still uses […]
It’s been several years since the FBI moved into their new building in Prince William County, and they’ve finally gotten around to announcing that they’re interested in investigating government corruption. My, will wonders ever cease? A federal agency announces it has an interest in doing its job? What a shocker, I know.
In hopes that there’s actual […]
In Prince William County budget season is once again upon us, and that makes it time for government officials to talk to us about pizza. Apparently we eat too much pizza, as it seems that every year they lecture us that if we do not reduce our pizza intake by some arbitrary amount and hand […]
What will the New Year bring to Prince William County? Hold on to your hats folks, it’s going to be a rather bumpy ride.
Frank Wolf has announced he will not seek re-election in 2014, which is guaranteed to kick off quite a contest to see who the Republican nominee will be.
Does Barbara Comstock have this locked down, or will there actually be a contest? We’re going to find out pretty soon.
UPDATE: Dick Black is looking at a run […]
The likelihood of Brentsville Supervisor Wally Covington getting appointed to a judgeship has had conservatives in Prince William County talking a lot lately, especially after former Planning Commission and Soil and Water Board member Austin Haynes spent a bit of time talking with people about the possibility of running for the spot. Austin is known […]
I am sick of seeing the thirty second propaganda spots running on cable TV that advocate the Outer Beltway, ads that are being financed by YOUR taxpayer dollars. Government using your money to convince you that developers need you to spend money for their benefit is an absolute outrage.
If you want to help support an effort to […]
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Ken Cuccinelli delivered these remarks at the Rally Against The Bi-County Parkway (which I refer to as the Outer Beltway), making it very clear that this November we have a choice for Governor between one person who stands with people, and another whom stands for anyone willing to cut him a check.
With the shutdown of the federal government comes the closure of Manassas Battlefield National Park. You’d expect from this that the doors would be locked at the visitor’s center, that gates might be closed, and that there wouldn’t be any park service employees at the park. On that last point though, you’d be wrong. They […]
Nothing makes you feel more at home at a public candidate debate than to have an officer of the Prince William Committee of 100 invite you to photograph his balls.
For many years I have been an unabashed and strong supporter of Corey Stewart. When citizens had a concern, Corey listened to what they had to say, came up with policy options that might address those concerns, and then either lead or played a major role in getting those policy objectives enacted. As […]
It’s just heartwarming how in the midst of multi-million dollar budget mistakes, inane decisions that gave us logo-gate, and persistent general government malfeasance, Prince William County Government has established a new priority goal that will benefit the whole community: a plan to attack citizens who dare to criticize government. I’m sure when Melissa Peacor is done […]
In the middle of June, Prince William County Schools announced they’d be participating in a USDA program to provide free meals to any children up to age 18 in the county’s Title 1 schools during their summer sessions. No questions asked, a kid shows up and he gets a free breakfast or lunch. At the local elementary […]
Your local taxpayer dollars are now being used to pay county employees to comment on local blogs and root out who the “Sheriff of Nottingham” is? Seriously?
This is utterly ridiculous. Melissa Peacor and Jason Grant have got to go. When government at any level is spending taxpayer dollars in a propaganda war and working overtime to discover […]
Just who runs the Prince William County government these days? Who makes the decisions, and who minds the store?
If you thought that our elected officials, the members of the Board of County Supervisors were in charge, you would be wrong. They certainly have a role, but when elected officials butt heads with county staff about […]
Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what happens inside in the area’s houses of worship. The faithful does what it wants to do, and we don’t concern ourselves with it. That’s how it should be, up until we start seeing these facilities used by agents of hostile foreign regimes. If a […]
The Sheriff was the first to notice that our County Executive took it upon herself to decide that not only did the county needed a new logo, but that she was going to be the one who would determine what it would look like. As a result, we end up with this kind of meaningless, […]
“Everyone who is opposed to the [Bi-County Parkway] and not offering an alternative is a coward.” — Corey Stewart.
The question here is what the alternative is supposed to accomplish. If the purpose is to provide profit opportunities for the developers that contribute to Corey Stewart’s election campaigns, I suppose we could pay them with public […]
Just in case anyone felt there weren’t enough depressing stories out there about how local governments in the area are being wasteful with our tax dollars comes this morning’s PWC Education Reform bombshell about how Prince William County Schools is secretly planning to build not one, but six pools in local high schools. At the same time […]