Okay, we’re exaggerating a little bit, but only a little bit. And we’re hoping that God, the gods, or the cosmic yin and yang of the universe punish us by proving us wrong.
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On October 11, 2016, the Muckraker issued a long post called “Corey Stewart’s Trump Gambit.” The post discussed in depth Stewart’s relatively open-book approach to politics, his political acumen, and the possible advantages for his political future of association with Trump, win or lose, and regardless of the fact that Stewart had just been fired by the Trump campaign. We even speculated that Stewart might have purposely got himself fired, or at least anticipated the possible advantages if that occurred.
Continue reading Alt-Right Anti-Semitism Infiltrates Top Levels of Trump Campaign
One of the things about the 2016 Presidential race that has confounded some is the continued strong support Donald J. Trump has among conservative, predominantly-white, religious groups. This hasn’t been a source of consternation solely to Democrats. After all, with opposition to abortion and reproductive rights being such a core issue for religious conservatives, it’s relatively easy to explain their support for any Republican nominee over a Democrat.
Continue reading Mormons Lead the Way
One can’t call U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) or Prince William BOCS Chair Corey Stewart (R) “cold and timid souls.” McCain and Stewart have taken strong, diametrically opposed positions regarding Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump.
At the Muckraker we think Trump is abhorrent on multiple levels, even if the events of the last month had never occurred nor come to light. We laud John McCain for his stance in revoking his endorsement of Trump. We’re appalled that Corey Stewart sides with Trump, but in his steadfast support find it impossible to accuse him of the cowardice that would place him with the “cold and timid souls.”
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Some readers have complained that the Muckraker hasn’t been appropriately critical of Prince William BOCS Chair, Corey Stewart. As you might expect, those complaints have reached a fever pitch in recent days, especially after Stewart’s firing yesterday by the Trump campaign. It’s a fair criticism, and in responding we’re going to take the opportunity to debut a new feature. While we will continue with our traditional coverage, we’re now adding periodic analytical articles on relevant local topics. Today we start the latter with what we have entitled, “Corey Stewart’s Trump Gambit.”
Continue reading Analysis: Corey Stewart’s Trump Gambit
According to their web site, the “Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 ‘to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure just and fair treatment to all.’ Now the nation’s premier civil rights/human rights agency, ADL fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.”
Continue reading Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Supports Chairman Sawyers’ LGBT Protections
He released it to great fanfare. Or at least with what passes for great fanfare in the Haddow-Candland Cabal echo chamber. We’re speaking, of course, about Gainesville Supervisor and Mac Haddow protégé Pete Candland’s “Transparency and Accountability Project.”
You remember his description, right? It is “designed,” he wrote, “to set aside the personal attacks, and focus solely on a set of public policy reform recommendations that will serve to restore trust that the citizens are entitled to have in the operations of their government. It will provide a greater level of transparency and accountability for every dollar of taxpayer money spent by Prince William County government.” So said Pharisee-in-Chief, Pete Candland.
Continue reading Candland Renews His Transparency and Accountability Charade
According to InsideNova, Dumfries Mayor and low-level Haddow-Candland Cabal operative, Jerry Foreman, has unsurprisingly pled “no contest” to the reduced charge of trespassing for his illegal activities last April.
As the Muckraker reported on May 2, Foreman has come to fully embrace the unethical, sometimes illegal, tactics of the Haddow-Candland Cabal after having served as a foot soldier in the Cabal’s failed Republican primary/convention attempt to unseat Coles Supervisor Marty Nohe. Foreman canvassed for Haddow-Candland candidate and acolyte, Paul O’Meara, and it was also Foreman supporters of his failed State Senate run who were involved in the serious misconduct at the PWC Electoral Board.
Continue reading Haddow-Candland Cabal Member Plea Bargains
You read it correctly, folks. Things just got a bit more serious.
The Muckraker has learned that the FBI has opened an investigation into Prince William County’s transactions with Quality Business Engineering (QBE), the local firm where Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland now holds the position of Executive Vice President.
Continue reading FBI Investigating QBE Transactions
Well, we’ve been compelled once again to succumb to the logic of the argument.
Three months ago we would have thought this irrelevant. But we’ve been inundated with convincing counterarguments.
Continue reading Willie Deutsch’s Disdain for the Law