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Where’s Vanessa Griffin? Not in Aquia, But in Paul Milde’s Pocket!

It wouldn’t be an election in Stafford without a residency controversy. And, Stafford’s non-resident Commonwealth Attorney Eric Olsen is at the center of controversy again – this time sweeping someone else’s residency issue under the rug. Aquia School Board Candidate

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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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Did Stafford County Supervisor Paul Milde Break the Law?

I was recently made aware of some footage of Stafford County Supervisor Paul Milde (R-Aquia) at a 2009 fundraiser at Hope Springs Marina in Stafford, VA. In the video, Milde spent quite a bit of time thanking everyone for their

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Stafford County Republicans Spend $60 Per Day on Each Inmate vs. $21 Per Day on Each Student, Education Clearly Not a Priority

The Republican majority on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors sent a clear message on Tuesday evening to county residents and potential new businesses, “They do not value education and would prefer to play politics with our children’s future.” They

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Cord Sterling Sheds Moderate Myth, Comes Out of Closet as Tea Bagger

On April 10, 2010, Supervisor Cord Sterling (R-Rock Hill) addressed his fellow tea baggers at a Tea Party rally in Stafford, VA. Sterling is the worst type of politician: one who will say or do anything to further his political

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Stafford Republicans and the Art of Twisting the Facts

In case you missed it (given all of our winter weather), the Republican majority on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors repealed the Business, Professional and Occupational License (BPOL) tax on February 2, 2010. I pretty much said that this

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Stafford Republicans Poised to Reinstitute Merchants’ Capital Tax

Unless you have been living under a political rock, everyone should be no doubt aware of a public hearing scheduled for tomorrow to reinstitute the merchants’ capital tax and nix the BPOL tax. Republicans made BPOL a key issue during

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