Tag: Fraud

Social Media, Fake News, and Post-Truth Age

On October 24 we ran a post regarding the rise of alt-right, anti-Semitic tweets that originated with self-identified Trump supporters and targeted Jewish journalists. An Anti-Defamation League (ADL) report noted that there is evidence that Trump contributed to the environment in which reporters were targeted, citing Trump’s references to them as “absolute scum,” and his

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Candland Renews His Transparency and Accountability Charade

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

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An Antecedent to Candland Cabal’s 4th of July Forgery?

As our readers know, the Haddow-Candland Cabal, followed by Coles School Board member Willie Deutsch, chose to honor our nation’s founding by producing this past July 4th on their house organ, the Sheriff of Nottingham smear blog, what we demonstrated was a forged document designed to perpetrate a fraud on the people of Prince William.

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Mac Haddow’s “Waiver”

As our regular readers know, the Muckraker has thus far not done a substantive post on the felony conviction of Mac Haddow, Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland’s mentor, sometime staffer, spouse and father-in-law of sometime staffers, appointee on the County Strategic Planning Committee, chair of the Gainesville-Brentsville Budget Committee, denigrator of county staff, character assassin, and

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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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Misconduct at the PWC Electoral Board — Part 1

A couple of months ago local media reported on misconduct at the Prince William County Electoral Board involving its Republican member, Guy Anthony (Tony) Guiffre. Despite the best efforts of reporters and editors, there was more to the story than could be conveyed in a single newspaper article, and there have been significant related developments

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