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Sheriff Jett’s Nightmares Come True, Thriller Flash Mob Hits the ‘Burg

Geez, when I suggested that Sheriff Charlie Jett’s visions of flash mobs looting Stafford County convenience stores were affecting his policing strategy, during the #BananaMan brouhaha, I had no idea that several weeks later that Fredericksburg would be the sight

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What Has “BananaMan” Taught Us? It’s Politics, Stupid!

I don’t know about you, but here in the Fredericksburg area—during the early autumn months of odd-numbered years—I am struck by how state roads that for two years prior remained pockmarked with Buick-sized potholes suddenly are milled and expertly paved.

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Chuck Feldbush Calls Out Sheriff Jett for Unnecessary Roughing in “Banana Man” Prank

Chuck Feldbush (I-Stafford), who is running for Sheriff in Stafford County, has just issued a press release on the “Banana Man” incident: STAFFORD, VA — Citing police overreach and overreaction to high school high jinx, Stafford Sheriff Candidate Chuck Feldbush

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Banana Man’s Mom Stunned By Treatment By Police

The Banana Man controversy just continues to grow – you know the student who was handcuffed and placed in a police car for running down the sidelines during halftime of a high school football game in a banana suit, suspended

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Milde’s 40 Million Dollar Memory Problem

If I were Paul Milde (R-Aquia), I’d too want to forget all about the $40 Million public safety radio communication system. I recently wrote about how bad of a deal this was for Stafford taxpayers. At last night’s Board of

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Time to JETTison Stafford Sheriff, Feldbush Officially Launches Campaign

Here’s the transcript of Chuck Feldbush’s (I-Stafford) recent event to kickoff his upstart campaign (my emphasis included): I stand before you as the Independent Candidate for the Office of Sheriff here in Stafford County. When I made the final decision

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Sheriff Jett’s $40 Million Public Safety Radio Communication System

I’m betting many residents are not aware that Sheriff Charlie Jett (R-Stafford) was the lead acquisition official in charge of Stafford County’s procurement of a $40 million public safety radio communications system from Motorola. In past blog posts, I’ve alluded

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