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17 Aug

Whiskey Rebellion fermenting in Virginia?

By Steve Bussey August 17, 2012 Is there a new Whiskey Rebellion fermenting in Virginia? If you recall your early American History, the Whiskey Rebellion was an insurrection in...

16 Aug

Virginians Taste The Police State

TheRealRevo.com, August 16, 2012 10:15 pm The Fauquier County (Va) Board of Supervisors recently decided to abuse their authority by implementing a Winery Ordinance which gives their appointed petty-tyrant...

14 Aug

Examiner Editorial: To protect ethanol, Obama seeks to inflate meat prices

Campaigning in Missouri Valley, Iowa, yesterday, President Obama announced yet another government spending program — this time designed to inflate meat prices in Midwest swing states. “Today the Department...

13 Aug

Virginia Farmer Holds Party for Little Girls, Sells Tomatoes and Yarn, Gets Slammed With $15,000 in Fines

Katherine Mangu-Ward; Aug. 13, 2012 3:17 pm Reason Magazine Martha Boneta owns a small farm in Fauquier County, Virginia, where she recently hosted a birthday party for eight 10-year-old...

10 Aug

Pitchfork-wielding Virginia farmers rally against birthday party fine

By Perry Chiaramonte, FoxNews.com Pitchfork-wielding Virginia farmers rallied to support a woman who claims local officials came down on her for, among other things, hosting a children’s birthday party...

10 Aug

Va. Farmers Hold ‘Pitchfork Protest’ After One of Their Own Is Threatened With Fines for…Hosting a Child’s Birthday

By Madeleine Morgenstern, TheBlaze.com Posted on August 10, 2012 at 11:41am When Martha Boneta hosted a birthday party for a friend’s 10-year-old daughter on her Virginia farm, she didn’t...

08 Aug

Virginia farmer threatened with $5K fine for hosting child’s birthday party

By Mary Katharine Ham, HotAir.com Fauquier County is only about an hour from the nation’s capital but it feels like a different world-rolling hills dotted with vineyards, idyllic horse...

03 Aug

Agrarian Unrest comes to America

A farmer zoning matter involving a bullying, lawbreaking bureaucrat, and featuring the “pitchfork protest” in Northern Virginia’s Fauquier County on August 2 has gained an unusual amount of national...

29 Jul

Examiner Local Editorial: Fauquier County steps over the line

Farmers in Fauquier County are planning to bring their pitchforks to an Aug. 2 hearing before the Board of Zoning Appeals to protest the arbitrary treatment of one of...

17 Jul

Bureaucrats Bully Family Farms in D.C. Exurbs

Fauquier County, Virginia has become a new battleground against the sprawl of Washington-style government bullying.  Under the guise of business zoning authority, Fauquier is now depriving an agricultural community...

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