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Greenville County Sheriff Candidates Appear At County GOP Executive Committee Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Gilbert Scales   
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 00:00
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Ben Carson Advising Trump to “Tone it Down” PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 00:00

“I’ve had Talks About Being Presidential, About Toning It Down a Bit, Appealing to a Broader Group of People”

Retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidate  Dr. Ben Carson says he is a good influence on Donald Trump, the candidate he has endorsed. “You did notice that he wasn’t nearly as caustic in the last debate. People appreciated that. It’s a matter of cultivating and capitalizing on that,” said Carson in a recent Carson News release.

Some observers were surprised that Dr. Carson endorsed Trump rather than Senator Ted Cruz. In many respects Carson and Trump are alike. In reality, both Carson and Trump are outspoken and fearless. Carson is quiet and diplomatic and Trump is  the opposite.

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Islam: The End of the European Union? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Johan Deckmyn (Brussels, Belgium))   
Friday, 19 February 2016 00:00

Since the Islamist attacks of November 13 in Paris something has fundamentally changed in Europe.  Europeans also now realize that they will never be completely safe from Islamic terrorism.  This is a feeling that the Americans have already known since the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York on 9/11.

But unlike the US, Europe is for Islamization - much worse.  It is a problem that has already dragged on for several decades.  Beginning in the ‘70s of the last century, the first large-scale economic immigration sought refuge in Europe.  It came mainly from North Africa and Turkey: Islamic countries.  Initially, the intention was that they came to work and then return to their country.

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Senator Mike Fair Announces His Re-Election Campaign PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Release   
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 00:00

TE_Page-03State Senator Mike Fair (R-Greenville), a lifelong native of Greenville, announced today that he will seek re-election to represent the people of Greenville in Senate District 6.

“It has been an honor serving in the State Senate, and I am proud of my conservative record of cutting taxes, supporting economic development, promoting a pro-job environment and protecting our state’s most vulnerable citizens,” said Senator Fair. “I’ve lead real reforms that have made our state an economic powerhouse, strengthened our protection of innocent human life, and made our streets more secure. While I am proud of these accomplishments, I know there is more work to be done. That is why I am announcing today that I will seek re-election to the State Senate in 2016.”

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Greenville County Dreaming of Ten-Story Office Building PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Monday, 08 February 2016 22:56

County Administrator Joe Kernell working deal with city and unnamed developer

During the first Council meeting of 2016, Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor announced that one of the priority projects for the county during 2016 would be to proceed with plans to construct a new county office building.

Rumors of a deal with a local developer that wants to get control of the choice property occupied by Greenville County offices have been circulating for a couple of years. This, however, is the first official announcement of the project. Unexplained entries in the budget, such as a $2 million entry for a much cheaper crane has been question by citizen watch dog Ed Paxton.

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Lawmakers “Pulling Tricks and Political Shenanigans” PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:00

South Carolina Policy Council is uncovering deception and fraud in county government. Needs volunteers and financial support to be more effective

AshleyLandess_Page-01Ashley Landess, president of the South Carolina Policy Council was guest speaker at the January 28 luncheon of the Greenville County Republican Women’s club. The Policy Council is a research organization that keeps citizens informed as to what their elected representatives are doing  behind closed doors.

Landess has been president of the South Carolina policy Council since 2008. “The General Assembly is planning to raise taxes and use tricks and political shenanigans to disguise their actions,” Landess explained. They know they have plenty of money and do not need to raise taxes. They are just spending the money they have the wrong way.

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Pickens County Republican Party January 21st Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Steve Haynie   
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00

The January 21, 2016 meeting of the Pickens County Republican Party was attended by 28 people.  Lower than normal attendance was attributed to the impending winter storm blowing in for the weekend.  Among those in attendance were Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark, Pickens County Councilman Ensley Feemster, and School District of Pickens County School Board member Phillip Bowers who also serves as chairman of the Pickens County Republican Party. 

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