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Signs, smoke, and mirrors

A new memo from the county zoning office staff to the Ever So Perplexed New Supervisors further points out the absurdity of the phony assumptions and arguments the new supervisors advanced to justify their quick and fact-free abolition of the volunteer program for cleaning up illegal advertising signs posted along the roadways.

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Ken Reid’s driving record and the quality of mercy

One of the more creative arguments offered by apologists for the Board of Supervisors’ abrupt termination last month of the volunteer illegal-sign cleanup program was offered the other day by the editor of the Loudoun Times-Mirror (motto: One of the World’s Newspapers): he suggested that “for most of us, illegal signs in the VDOT right of way seem like just another nuisance with those signs being illegal in the same sense that driving 60 mph in a 55 mph zone” is illegal.

Ken "Ken" Reid, Exhibit A

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A busy month for our hard working public servants

Yes, it’s certainly been a busy and productive first month in office for the new all-Republican Loudoun Board

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of Supervisors: amazing how much you can get done when you don’t need to listen to differing opinions, conduct wearisome discussions in public—or even think! . . . just adopt the legislative program e-mailed over from the development lawyers who funded your campaign and who run the Loudoun Republican Committee.

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Ken Reid and the art of political payoffs

Nimble Thinker and proud new GOP Loudoun Supervisor “Ken” Reid (R-Leesburg) has certainly been coming up with some creative explanations for the new all-Republican board’s snappy 8-1 vote to pay off the developers who backed their election with hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions.

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