Tag: Charles E. Jett

Breaking News: Colonial Forge Principal’s Heavy-Handed Past

UPDATE: In addition to what appears below, apparently Principal Spillman was hired for a job at Strasburg High School and resigned 15 days later. What happened? What did they find? The plot thickens. Karen Spillman is no stranger to controversy.

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Banana Man’s Mom Stunned By Treatment By Police

The Banana Man controversy just continues to grow – you know the student who was handcuffed and placed in a police car for running down the sidelines during halftime of a high school football game in a banana suit, suspended

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ACLU: Colonial Forge Violating Student’s Right to Free Speech, Banana Man Controversy Grows

The controversy surrounding Banana Man and the reaction by Colonial Forge High School and the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is growing ever louder by the minute. Students across the area, in a show of solidarity, have been wearing yellow t-shirts

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Sign the Petition to Free Banana Man!

UPDATE: After you’re done signing the petition, check out the Free Banana Man Song (at the bottom of this post)! The Free-Lance Star finally got around to covering this great injustice, which I wrote about here. It’s about time. Sign

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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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Stafford County Going Bananas

Has everyone in Stafford County gone bananas? No, really? This story is so ludicrous; I don’t even know where to begin. According to myFoxdc.com, a Colonial Forge High School student was “handcuffed and placed in a police car for running

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Time to JETTison Stafford Sheriff, Feldbush Officially Launches Campaign

Here’s the transcript of Chuck Feldbush’s (I-Stafford) recent event to kickoff his upstart campaign (my emphasis included): I stand before you as the Independent Candidate for the Office of Sheriff here in Stafford County. When I made the final decision

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