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June 10, 2019

I am sincerely requesting anyone, but most especially a person who might identify as a liberal, to give me some sort of reasonable explanation as to why they oppose the building of a wall on our Southern border in order to allow better control of our sovereignty as a nation and to aid in averting…

June 09, 2019

My name is Curmilus (Butch) Dancy II, the Professional Political Agitator.

I can’t remember the last time I addressed this council but it has been some time. Folk have been asking me when I am going to say something.

I stand before you today to say to this council that I have been attending…

June 06, 2019

We are excited to announce that phase one of Stonewall Manor’s revitalization is complete.

A new roof was recently completed, which was made possible by many generous contributions made over the last couple of years, most generously by the Bryanna Foundation. We have also collaborated with…

June 05, 2019

Putting aside our Democrat, Republican and other party hats, it seems to me that now is the time for statesmanship to prevail to preserve our two-party system in Congress. You were my representative in Congress for six years. I have heard your heart in town meetings. Are you the one…

June 03, 2019

The left was stunned when Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016, so stunned that their hatred of this Republican upstart caused a total breakdown in whatever moral fabric these poor souls could summon up and completely annihilated any last vestige of common sense they had previously possessed.…

June 02, 2019

In every age, wherever people have built communities, the danger of fire has loomed on the periphery.

Calm summer evenings and quiet wintery nights have been spliced by the sound of a fire station alarm. Men and women from all walks of life have scrambled to the call, harnessing equipment and…


June 01, 2019

We should be able to discuss and debate issues without name-calling, red-baiting or insulting remarks in the Telegram forum. For those who think that this country became the world’s greatest power on its own merit, here are some noteworthy quotes 

“I spent 33 years and…

May 31, 2019

The “yes” vote for war in Iraq continues to influence our politics even now, some 16 years afterwards.

That' the thing about out career political class. They have a record. Once a vote is cast, it is part of the record forever.

The decision for war against Iraq looks monumentally dumb…

May 30, 2019

There is a movement in the United States to upend the Electoral College and effectively replace it with a national popular vote.

We believe this to be not only unwise but that it would be a mistake of tremendous proportions and ramifications. In the formation of the union of sovereign states our…

May 30, 2019

Especially with Memorial Day upon us I am pleased to learn that one of our tribe, Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, has been posthumously awarded for his courage and honor with both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star.

Cadet Howell is credited with saving lives during April 30 attack at UNC-Charlotte…

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