FCRC will hold an “unofficial” meeting during 7:30 – 8:45 PM on Wednesday, January 23, at the James Madison High School Auditorium, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181.
(See the map at the end of the article for where to park and enter the school.)
Meeting check-in will start at 6:45 PM. Light snacks and beverages will be served but NOT dinner.
The meeting is a make-up for the official meeting scheduled for January 15 that was canceled because of school closing.
The meeting is “unofficial” because the near-term date for the meeting does not allow sufficient time for the 10-day meeting call required by FCRC’s Plan of Organization. As an “unofficial” meeting, FCRC will postpone any votes that might arise to the regularly scheduled February meeting. Requirements for meeting attendance will also be waived.
The reasons for holding the “unofficial” meeting are to: 1) provide information about the upcoming special election in the 86th Delegate District; 2) update FCRC members about plans for developing the party and supporting 2019 Republican candidates; and 3) gain the benefit of the presentation on communist / socialist influence on education originally scheduled for the meeting that was canceled.
Meeting Presentation: ACAT Exposes Communist / Socialist Influence on Education. The Anticommunism Action Team (ACAT) will review how communist/socialist ideology and tactics have adversely influenced American education.
The Anticommunism Action Team is an independent, unaffiliated grassroots group of concerned citizens. Its mission is “to discredit communist ideology and counter communist influence here and abroad.”
Led by Chris Wright, a lawyer and liberty activist, the group offers experienced speakers, news updates, opinion articles, videos, an informative website, and even a college course—all focused on exposing “the false allure of communism.”
Call for Mass Meeting to Nominate GOP Candidate in the 86th House of Delegate District
Fairfax Christian School
9:00 AM, Saturday, January 19
The Legislative District of the 86th Delegate District of the Republican Party of Virginia will hold a mass meeting at 9:00 AM this Saturday, January 19, in the Fairfax Christian School, 22870 Pacific Boulevard, Dulles, Virginia 20166.The purpose of the meeting is to nominate a Republican candidate for the office of Delegate to run in the special election scheduled for Tuesday, February 19. The election of former Delegate Jennifer Boysko to the State Senate has caused the vacancy.
The 86th Delegate District covers parts of Fairfax County and Loudoun County. Only Republicans in the 86th Delegate District can participate in the mass meeting. The Fairfax County precincts in the 86th Delegate District follow:
Dranesville District: Clearview, Sugarland, Herndon #1, Herndon #2, Herndon #3, Hutchison, Coates
Hunter Mill District: Stuart, Floris, Fox Mill, Oak Hill
Sully District: Carson, Armfield
The Fairfax County Public Schools has just canceled all activities scheduled for public school grounds after 6:15 PM tonight (Tuesday, January 15). That means our monthly FCRC meeting will NOT take place this evening.
We are exploring options for a meeting next week and will inform everyone if we are able to arrange something with a facility.
Please pass the word to other FCRC members and supporters who might have been planning to attend tonight’s meeting.
*rescheduled* ACAT Exposes Communist / Socialist Influence on Education, FCRC Meeting, 1/15 at 7:30PM
Fairfax County Republican Committee
Membership Meeting, Tuesday 1/15
The Anticommunism Action Team (ACAT) will review how communist/socialist ideology and tactics have adversely influenced American education at the Fairfax County Republican Committee meeting scheduled for 7:30 – 8:45 PM on Tuesday, January 15, at the James Madison High School Auditorium, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181.
The Anticommunism Action Team is an independent, unaffiliated grassroots group of concerned citizens. Its mission is “to discredit communist ideology and counter communist influence here and abroad.” Led by Chris Wright, a lawyer and liberty activist, the group offers experienced speakers, news updates, opinion articles, videos, an informative website, and even a college course—all focused on exposing “the false allure of communism.”
At our FCRC meeting, Mr. Wright and journalist Alex Newman (via video) will examine:
*The role of committed socialist and humanist John Dewey in shaping America’s public school system.
*Charlotte Iserbyt’s heroic work in unearthing evidence of American education betrayal that she documented in her book, “The Deliberate Dumbing
Down of America.”
*How American education has been taken over by the Left.
Come to the FCRC meeting and hear how the Left’s takeover of America’s education system is harming our children and setting the stage for
Call Your Congressmen and Senators
As you know if you watched his address on Tuesday night, the President made a compelling case for building a barrier on our southern border. We currently have 2000 migrants crossing that border illegally every day and, if caught, demanding asylum, often on specious grounds.
According to the Center for Immigration Studies, in 2014, 63 percent of households headed by a non-citizen reported using at least one welfare program as compared to 35 percent of native-headed households. Compared to native households, non-citizen households have much higher use of food programs (45 percent vs. 21 percent for natives) and Medicaid (50 percent vs. 23 percent for natives). In addition, murders, extortion, and human trafficking (i.e., slavery) committed by such gangs as MS-13 are both brutal and widespread.
Clearly, something must be done, but the new radical Democrat Party led by Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer want no part of fixing the problem.
Mr. Trump’s request for $5.7 billion to build a part of the barrier represents 0.13% of the overall budget of over $4 Trillion. Therefore, it’s not about the money,
A group of voters in Mason District have filed a petition seeking the removal of Fairfax County School Board member Sandra Evans. The petition garnered 1307 signatures, representing more than 10% of the voters in Mason District. The petition seeks Evans’ removal from the School Board:
For neglect of duty, misuse of office, or incompetence in the performance of duties when that neglect of duty, misuse of office, or incompetence in the performance of duties has a material adverse effect upon the conduct of the office” per Virginia Code Section 24.2-332.
The petition states Ms. Evans ignored the FCPS survey of students and community that soundly rejected (56% No, 35% Yes, 8% NA) a name change for J.E.B. Stuart H.S. In addition, Ms. Evans would not even consider “Stuart” as a proposed new name but moved to rename the school “Justice High School,” disregarding the voters’ second and third place choices, as well.
Ms. Evans announced yesterday that she will not run for reelection to the School Board seat she currently occupies in next year’s County-wide elections. The Fairfax County Republican Committee supports both the petition
For Immediate Release
Fairfax County Republican Committee objects to Fairfax County Board’s fiscal irresponsibility
Board refusal to support Republican-led comprehensive pension reform lessens County’s ability to provide services to its citizens
FAIRFAX, VA, Dec 6, 2018 – The Fairfax County Republican Committee (FCRC) applauds the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ passage of one pension reform at Tuesday night’s Board meeting but denounces the Board’s refusal to support all of the proposed reforms championed by Republican supervisors Pat Herrity and John Cook.
The Board voted unanimously to eliminate the pre-Social Security supplement for new employees, offering them the option of offsetting that removal by advancing future retirement income.
However, the Board failed to raise the retirement age from 55, thus leaving unsustainable pension costs in place. This takes money from County services and puts taxpayers at risk for future tax hikes. Supervisors Cook, Smyth, and Herrity voted to raise the age to 60.
The Board also voted to maintain the “rule of 85” (age plus years of service) by a vote of 7-3 with Supervisors Cook, Smyth, and Herrity voting against this policy. The Board voted 5-5 (tie votes fail) to increase the salary averaging period to 5 years from 3, with Supervisors Smyth, Cook, Herrity, Gross, and Chairman Bulova voting in favor of the change. Finally, the Board voted to eliminate the additional retirement allowance, which increases the retirement annuity by 3%, by a vote of 6-4. Supervisors Smyth, Foust, Herrity, Cook, Gross and Chairman Bulova voted in favor of the modification. The changes approved will go into effect for employees hired after July 1, 2019 and will not impact current employees.
“FCRC appreciates the relentless work by Republican Supervisors Herrity and Cook to overhaul Fairfax County government’s unsustainable program but is very disappointed the full Board of Supervisors did so little to rein in this budget busting retirement program,” said Tim Hannigan, FCRC chairman. “The Board of Supervisors’ fiscal irresponsibility continues to adversely affect taxpayers and services, and deserves serious attention by county residents.”
Come out and join entrepreneur businessman and former Delegate Joe May, the Republican candidate for State Senator in Virginia’s 33d Senate District, as he kicks off his campaign to fill the seat being vacated by Democratic State Senator Jennifer Wexton when she moves to the House of Representatives in January.
The campaign kick-off will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 8, in the Joe May for Virginia Campaign HQ, 604 King Street, Suite 101A, Leesburg VA.
Mr. May won the Republican nomination at a Republican mass meeting held on November 18 and will square off against current House Delegate from the 86th District Jennifer Boysko in a special election scheduled for January 8.
The 33d Senate District covers parts of Fairfax County and Loudoun County. Registered voters in the following Fairfax County precincts can vote in the election:
Hunter Mill District: McNair, Frying Pan
Sully District: Carson, Franklin, Brookfield
Show your support for Republican candidate Joe May as he seeks to wrest a State Senate seat away from the Democrats.
Paid for and Authorized by Fairfax County Republican Committee and Not Authorized by Any Candidate or Candidate’s Committee
Stabbing Identity Politics to Death: An Honest Way of Reaching out to Women and Minorities in the Trump Era.
The paragraph title is the subject of the talk that columnist and author Ying Ma will deliver to the Fairfax County Republican Committee meeting scheduled for 7:30 – 8:45 PM on Tuesday, December 11, at Luther Jackson Middle School Auditorium, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA 22042.
(See the map at the end of the article for where to park and enter the school.)
Ms. Ma is one of the Democrats’ worst nightmares. As “a woman, a racial minority, and an immigrant” from a working class family who has earned exceptional educational degrees and professional acclaim, she disdains political correctness, opposes illegal entry to our country, champions individual liberty and the rule of law, and rejects identity politics.
By Cathy Ruse; Published on November 7, 2018 by The Stream
One of the most liberal school systems in the country wants parents to know that boys and girls are built differently. Except when that truth is not politically convenient.
The Fairfax County (Virginia) School Board announced an upcoming workshop for parents. It’s called “Jack’s Brain, Jill’s Brain: Gender Differences and Why They Matter.” The workshop will feature child psychologists discussing how “girls and boys learn differently.” Apparently, “rapidly emerging research” shows that “the brains of females and males are developmentally, structurally and functionally different.”
But, do they really mean this? After all, this is the school board that voted to teach children that biological sex is meaningless.
A Search-and-Destroy Mission
Last spring by a vote of 10-2, the nation’s 10th largest school system made a search-and-destroy mission through its 80 hours of Sex Ed (per student). Every reference to human beings having a “biological sex” of male or female was removed. Children are now taught that “sex is assigned at birth” and subject to change.
Why do we have walls? Obviously, either to keep something or somebody out of an area or to confine them to an area. They have been with us since recorded history.
The Walls of Jericho kept residents safe until the traitor, Rahab, let the enemy in to wreak destruction. The Great Wall of China was very effective until technology overtook it. Hadrian’s wall in what is now Great Britain was very successful in keeping out invaders from the north. Castles in Europe were, essentially, walled compounds for the elite. There is a wall down the center of Belfast, Ireland that put an end to “the troubles” in that City, and there is a very effective wall Israel has constructed along its border with the Gaza Strip. All these walls were designed to keep people out.
Presentation at the Board of Supervisors public hearing by Timothy Hannigan, Chairman of Fairfax County Republican Committee
November 20, 2018
On behalf of the Fairfax County Republican Committee, I thank you for making this much-needed assessment of the county’s broken pension plan.
For the many reasons cited by other speakers during this public hearing, the current pension plan defies any semblance of good governance:
- It costs too much, with its asymmetrical growth over the past 20 years raising property taxes and giving the county a multi-billion dollar unfunded liability.
- Its 27% county contribution to each employee’s pension plan provides an excessively generous benefit that is completely out-of-whack with other government and private company 401K plans in the area, AND
- It prevents adequate funding of critical government needs, such as competitive salaries for key employees and teachers.
Fairfax County’s pension plan has developed into such a debacle that it cries out for fixing. While a complete revamping of the plan to align it with other local plans would be preferable, the proposed reforms offer much-needed improvements.
Our Republican creed cites fiscal responsibility and budgetary restraints as core elements. But fiscal responsibility is not solely a Republican virtue. All of us—Republicans, Democrats, independents, citizens—want good government.
Those with experience in organizations know that actually taking productive action to improve government involves careful assessment of problems, hard choices among competing interests, and a lot of hard work.
I applaud all of you for your willingness to take up this pension issue and specifically salute Supervisors Herrity and Cook for their relentless pursuit of pension reform. The County’s pension problem will only get worse if unaddressed, and it will eventually destroy not only the county’s fiscal solvency but the quality of life for county residents.
I strongly urge the Board to muster the political resolve to do the right and responsible thing—to approve all of the proposed reforms before you today as a start toward fixing this pension problem and ensuring fiscal solvency for the Fairfax County Government in the future.