Month: April 2016

The New Face of Massive Resistance — Anderson, Candland and Lawson Threaten Schools in Defense of Segregationist

The weekly Prince William Today reported in its April 29th edition that Prince William County Republican Supervisors Ruth Anderson, Pete Candland, and Jeanine Lawson have been threatening substantial reductions in school funding in response to the School Board’s recent decision to strike the name of a Virginia segregationist from a Neabsco district middle school. Other

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Are Candland and Lawson Afraid of Sawyers?

Are Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland and Brentsville Supervisor Jeanine Lawson intimidated by School Board Chair, Ryan Sawyers? Why do we ask? Sawyers has been meeting with individual supervisors to discuss the Prince William County Schools budget, which as many of our readers probably know, was unanimously approved by the School Board, 8-0, but is dependent

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More Candland QBE Hypocricy

After last Tuesday’s Board of County Supervisors meeting we received a number of ‘inquiries” expressing outrage that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would vociferously argue for cuts to schools and other county priorities after he cast votes involving taxpayer funds that directly financially benefited QBE CEO Shawn Landry, the chairman of the Candland-support organization Rise Up

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Pete Candland’s QBE/Corruption Conundrum

How do you think Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would have reacted if he had discovered that another sitting supervisor had voted multiple times in support of deals involving taxpayer funds and a privately-held for profit corporation founded and run by the chairman and chief benefactor of an organization set up to market and support that

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Haddow-Candland Cabal Freakin’ Out about Candland’s $3 Million Gaffe

If we weren’t talking about serious dollars it would be funny. The Haddow-Candland cabal is freaking out and has gone into full blown damage-control mode after the disclosure that Candland’s partisanship and a conflict of interest cost taxpayers $3 million. It’s a particularly stinging blow for Candland after he tried to savage the school system

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Pete Candland’s Partisanship and Conflict of Interest Cost Taxpayer $3 Million

We recently discovered that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland’s political games with School Board Chair Ryan Sawyers pre-date Sawyers’s election and appear to have cost Prince William County taxpayers somewhere in the neighborhood of $3 million. The striking disclosure seems to reveal another example of Candland’s hypocrisy, selling out the taxpayer to satisfy partisan political goals

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Pete Candland Throws a Temper Tantrum

Many people who’ve sent a critical email to Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland have probably had this experience. What you get back is a long-winded written temper tantrum from Candland, who comes across as some elementary school kid who can’t accept anyone ever telling him that just maybe he’s done something wrong. Then, depending on the

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Godwin Conclusion — Check out the Counts

We’ve received quite a few inquiries asking for a summary of the Godwin decision at last Wednesday’s School Board meeting. As our “About Us” page notes, we’re more about pointing out hypocrisy, corruption, bigotry and the like, as opposed to reporting on the outcome of specific events. For an excellent summary of recent School Board

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