In late October, parent and education reform advocate Zia Tompkins joined WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show, to discuss new efforts to recall members of the Fairfax County School Board. Tompkins, who ran for school board in 2019 with the Fairfax GOP endorsement, said that current board members have turned county students into “guinea pigs”
11th District Republican Congressional nominee Manga Anantatmula joined WMAL’s Larry O’Connor this week to discuss her bid to unseat liberal incumbent Gerry Connolly.
“Shock the world! Help her out. Volunteer,” O’Connor implored his audience.
8th Congressional District GOP nominee Jeff Jordan was a guest on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Thursday afternoon, discussing his bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Don Beyer.
Jordan noted that Beyer is to the left of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, according to ratings from the American Conservative Union.
“We’re talking about liberty here,” Jordan said. “Liberty and socialism cannot co-exist.”
Over the summer, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) paid Critical Race Theory advocate Ibram X. Kendi $20,000 for a one-hour Zoom call. In addition, FCPS paid Kendi $24,000 for copies of his books on race. The lucrative contract between Kendi and the county schools was uncovered by investigative journalist Asra Nomani.
Kendi recently made headlines with his tweets attacking interracial adoption. “Some White colonizers ‘adopted’ Black children,” Kendi tweeted…
Following a marathon session of comments from the public, including concerned gun owners, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors enacted a new gun control ordinance early Wednesday.
“The ban applies to the possession, carrying and transportation of guns, ammunition or components
Manga Anantatmula, the Republican nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 11th District, discussed her candidacy on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Friday afternoon. Anantatmula is running to unseat incumbent Democrat Gerry Connolly (“the poster child for term limits,” as O’Connor called him).
Anantatmula blasted Connolly’s “far-left” record, noting that he votes with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 90 percent of the time.
Republican U.S. Senate nominee Daniel Gade was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show this week, discussing his campaign to unseat incumbent Democrat Mark Warner. “Mark is a big-government liberal who thinks that everything should come from DC,” Gade said. “That’s what he’s always been.”
During his WMAL interview, Gade stressed that he supports the U.S. Constitution, to include the 10th Amendment, which reserves power for the states and the people. A wounded combat veteran, Gade’s motto is “Same Oath, New Mission.”
Former school board member Elizabeth Schultz was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Wednesday afternoon, discussing Fairfax County Public Schools’ decision to start the new academic year with zero in-person classes. Democrats on the school board were driven by ideology, not science — and the county’s disadvantaged students will be harmed the most, Schultz lamented.
Daniel Gade handily won the Virginia GOP nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. The very next day, Gade joined WMAL’s Larry O’Connor to discuss his candidacy and why the incumbent, Mark Warner, needs to go.
“What we need to do is return to our Constitutional founding principles — among those are, of course, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” Gade said.
Fairfax GOP Chairman Steve Knotts was on WMAL’s Larry O’Connor Show Monday afternoon, to discuss how (and why) Fairfax County Public Schools are bungling distance learning.
In contrast to many school districts and most private schools in the area, Fairfax County Public Schools closed for a month, during which no effort was made to educate children remotely