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September 2012 Wandering Minds Archive
Rove: Obama's Biggest Opponent Is the Truth.
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additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 29, 2012 What’s the BIG deal about having
the Pep Rallies? When I was at STHS, we had a Pep Rally each Friday in
the gym!!! The gym was large enough then to accommodate the students,
why isn’t it now? We had more students when I was in high school than
they have now! It makes no sense to me for these kids NOT to have a Pep
Rally during football season each Friday!!!!!! So what if it takes away
45 minutes of class time. They are already taking away from class time
with the useless REBEL RECON!!!!! web posted September 29, 2012 1.
is not good supervision at the pep rallys if it has
become such a problem.
2. I think it is unfair to the good
students to have to pay to attend pep rallys. Even the bad
students can attend and still disrupt for the sum of 75 cents. Instead,
if a student is caught
acting up, they get one written warning. The second time start
charging them $3.00 to attend the pep rally each time for the rest of
the year. They probably won’t attend. If they still attend
and disrupt again, the charge goes up to $5.00 to attend. If it
costs them enough, maybe they will stop attending. This way the
good students are not penalized. Question: Where do the students
go who do not attend pep rallys and are they supervised???? web posted September 29, 2012 Who gives a [removed] about some
stupid pep rally? We have to get racist Norman Dorn off the county
council!!!!!! Gee wizz people! Pay attention to what matters! Who
cares? Vote Dorn out! He's gotta go once and for all. He's just like
Obama, lie, lie, lie, pimp race, call people names, ignore his sorry
[removed] record. For God's sake wake up! web posted September 29, 2012 I have quite a dilemma to figure
out. I need a new phone but it is hard to justify the cost of some of
these phones. If I get the one that will best serves my needs, I may
not have a lot of extra money left over to help pay for Obama phones. I
would just hate to not provide someone with a new phone, especially if
that new phone motivates them to vote for Obama.
If you are a Drudge Report reader, don't miss the one on the Obama
phones today. It is amazing and actually hard to believe that someone
is as dumb as this woman appears to be.
I sat here trying to figure out why she is so angry. She has all the
handouts. What more could she possible want? Oh yes, she wants four
more years of this debacle- after all she will need a new phone within
the next four years, right? It is so nice to know that those of us who
work hard can be sharing our "wealth" with these kinds of people.
No wonder this country is in the mess it is in. Heaven help us all!!! web posted September 29, 2012 Re: Editor's note: I agree,
but where do you draw the line between a "breeder" and someone who owns
several hunting dogs that has a few litters a year that they offer for
As soon as they offer them "For Sale" they are, IMHO, professional
breeders. "Free To Good Home" would surely relieve them of the
additional four-legged mouths to feed. Not to mention they are
irresponsible for not having their pets spayed and neutered. But
also, "Licensing" is not going to stop the illegal puppy mill. web posted September 29, 2012 RE: Executive Orders
President Obama has signed 139 Executive Orders to date during his
Here are the Obama voters: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tpAOwJvTOio web posted September 29, 2012 Don't believe the polls on the
Presidential race. I heard two reasons why these skewed numbers are
suppose to help the President. It would be easier to claim voter fraud
if Romney were to win when the President has high poll numbers. Also,
they are trying to discourage the base. I just have to keep thinking
about the turn out at Chick Fil A. I know the base is there and we have
to keep motivated. If the other side thinks it is in the bag,
hopefully they won't see the need to go to the polls.
Also, real voter fraud almost happened in WI. Our servicemen and women
were given the wrong date to get their votes in (they were given a date
past the deadline). It was discovered and corrected (thank you
conservatives) so it shouldn't be an issue. Hopefully their mail will
get there in time!!! After all, a lot of people in the service vote
Republican. Gee I wonder how a mistake like this almost happened????
It is so nice to sit here in my jammies and drink coffee while I write
to wandering minds. I too worked, retired and now have a little time
(that I earned) to actually follow much of what is going on in the
world. Maybe that is why seniors seem to be pretty informed of what is
going on. We have also lived long lives and just might have some wisdom
about what actually works in this country. We just can't let the lies
and scare tactics take hold. Gray power!!!!
Editor's note: Readers would do themselves a service to read the Media Research Council and Newbusters. web posted September 28, 2012 Reason being: they were going to do
away with the pep rallies all together because of discipline. Students
would misbehave at them.
What about football games and students misbehaving, are we going to do
away with football games? web posted September 28, 2012 charging for a pep rally is
STUPID...as a former student, the pep rallies at ST suck anyways.
No one wants to go to them. web posted September 28, 2012 RE: "What's the big deal about
charging students to attend a pep rally at STHS? This is a simple way
to raise money for much needed supplies for the school while at the
same time assuring that only students who really want to be there
Typical liberal response. Always devising ways to put your hand
in the wage earners pocket! And always when the economy is tough
on a lot of families. If the schools didn't waste money on stupid
stuff, they would have the supplies needed. It's a school pep
rally! Intent - to instill camaraderie, esprit de corps, and a
sense of pride in one's school and teams. Everyone should attend
That's what's wrong with this country, we give people a way out
especially when it comes to showing pride in one's nation, one's
beliefs, one's culture. This is exactly what is wrong with the
black culture. It's not the racism that RACE BAITERS like BIBBS,
COOKS, REVERAND NAACP, DORN, BRIGHT, and let's not forget the diamond
in the rough, COCAINE JACKSON, pedal. It's always giving someone
an excuse not to do something. The black community has a real
good opportunity to start reversing that trend- VOTE OUT BIBBS and
DUFUS, oops, DORN!
We need to start rebuilding pride in America! And we need to
start getting, and keeping, people's hands out of our pockets!
This $3 charge won't last long. GUARANTEED!
Editor's note: The fee has been removed. web posted September 28, 2012 RE: If she [Abel] was going to be just fined why
wasn’t the cost of all the agencies coming down here with all their
rigs and the medical care that had to be given to the animals
Good question! I am hoping that HSUS and PetSmart charities (which are
bearing the cost of the raid, the vetting and the boarding of the
animals) SUE Callie Abel in civil court (just like Nicole Simpson's
family sued OJ Simpson in civil court after he got off the murder
charges) . If you cant put em behind bars, at least hurt them in the
In addition this entire situation shows the need for stronger animal
protection laws, making animal cruelty a felony (not a misdemeanor) and
licensing breeders would be a start in the right direction.
Editor's note: I agree, but where do you draw the line between a
"breeder" and someone who owns several hunting dogs that has a few
litters a year that they offer for sale? Or, for that matter, someone
who has a pair of dogs who may have a litter of 6 to 12 at a time?
Perhaps it should be more of a revision of the laws on what "animal
cruelty" is opposed to "ill treatment of animals". web posted September 28, 2012 One thing that disturbs me...As I
sit here and check my Food Stamp balance on my Obamaphone...Is the way
that we"ve all been set up for a class battle by the Washington power
This has less to do with how much we spend on the poor than how much we
lavish on inefficient economic sectors...from higher education to
health care..and all those entitlements for people who really don't
need them...well-off retirees and homeowners...Social Security and tax
reductions for the wealthy retirees and mortgage deductions for the 30%
of the taxpayers that actually itemize...not to mention all the
business deductions...to send jobs overseas...
It's sort of like that big movie last year..."The Hunger Games" in
which teenagers from different parts of the country are forced to fight
to the death...Not much difference here...and yes, for many of us IT IS
a fight to the death...When medicines are cut and access to quality
care is curtailed...While we debate whether people making over $250,000
get a tax cut...When will this madness end ?
Yes, Obama's made mistakes...shoving more and more borrowed money into
programs that are flawed ...But, Romney and the Republicans can't come
up with anything more than demonizing the 47%...
We're running these big deficits...not because we're letting poor
people get away with anything but maybe...because too many powerful
groups, on both the left and the right, have a big stake in making sure
this big, big party doesn't stop...
Think about this when these politicians...on either side...Attempt to
hoodwink you with a bunch of rhetoric about how evil so-and-so is...Be
sure and check THEIR back pocket...
Now, where's the free beer??? web posted September 28, 2012 ST charging for a Pep Rally is
ridiculous. Pep rally’s are supposed to be fun and full of
excitement and energy. Even when I was in school there were those
students that tried to cause problems and become to rowdy, but they
were warned the 1st time and if the problem continued they were
escorted out and disciplined to a week in the “hole” (in school
suspension). Deal with the individual students and allow the other
students to embrace their team spirit! If you have issues with
students and their behavior in class what do you do with them?
This is no different you remove the problem, issue discipline and move
on. As adult’s you are to take charge and correct the
The schools systems ask for money all the time and I don’t mind doing
my part, but to charge for a Pep rally is a bit much. Due to the
economy families are doing all they can to provide the necessary items
needed for themselves and now you want to charge $3 for a Pep
rally. If your goal is to get rid of the Pep rally then just stop
having them. I think not having them is really sad, because I
have great memories of our past Pep rally’s. All of my friends
getting pumped up for the football games and the fun of watching the
Football players dress up like cheerleaders for the homecoming game;
etc. Take charge and get rid of your problem students, but don’t punish
all students for the few that are issues.
As for the use of the monies to purchase items for teachers that is
good, but a sad way to get funds. Has the school system reached out to
some of the industries across the county to see if they would be
willing to donate these items or provide a monetary donation or maybe
adopt the school to assist with these much needed items? Just a
thought.. web posted September 28, 2012 Re: editor's post: "It is rare that
departs from a plea all parties signed off on. I disagree with most
plea deals worked out be it in Magistrate Court or General Sessions
Court, but that is irrelevant. I'm not a judge."
The judge does not have to accept the plea offered by the state or the
defendant prior to sentencing and Judge Carpenter could have sent this
woman to jail for the better part of a year. I know that you know that
and I don't know why you are trying to cover for Carpenter.
Editor's note: I don't think anything I have said was an attempt to
"cover" for Chief Magistrate Carpenter. I have stated I strongly
disagreed with the sentence and the fine and that I am against plea
deals to move a case along just for the sake of getting it off the
books. Judge Carpenter was presented with an agreement reached by all
parties and she went with that, it is standard operating procedure. I
disagree with that as well, but that is the system and I can only
report the facts.
She could have throw that out, but, let's face facts, judges don't do
that as often as they shouls in my opinion. And that is all it is, just
my opinion. web posted September 28, 2012 Charging students $3.00 to attend a
pep-rally that will only last 30 minutes is the craziest thing I have
ever heard of. I wouldn’t like it, but I would almost be ok with my
child paying $1.00 to attend a pep-rally, but not $3.00 for the few
minutes. Come on people, find a way to make this work for all the
students so everyone can participate – if it means moving the pep-rally
outside to the football stadium.
Think about the kids here!! web posted September 28, 2012 RE: “What's the big deal about
charging students to attend a pep rally at STHS?”
The big deal is that many families in Edgefield may find $3.00 a week
(and that’s if you only have 1 child in high school) a bit of a
hardship. With having to supply children notebooks, backpacks, pens,
paper, calculators, and who knows what else, the school district just
keeps piling it on those who may not be able to afford more. I remember
when my children went to STHS and what was required of me and my wife
to have to supply them. We had three children at STHS at one time and
it was somewhat overwhelming for us. We both pulled down a fairly
decent income and we were hard pressed to come up with the money back
then. Also, who determines where and how this money is spent? One
writer stated that this decision was made to control discipline
problems. Really, this is the answer our educators came up with to
control discipline? Make the innocent pay to keep out the guilty.
Whatever happened to the concept of making those who refuse to follow
the rules pay the consequences for their action? I am one happy man for
not having children in the Edgefield County school system. I have
watched for years our school system go steadily downhill. But I will
admit this problem is not only in Edgefield, but country wide. Our
educators and administrators are losing control and I believe it is
tied directly to the liberal morals that are infecting our country. The
days of parents taking responsibility for raising respectful children,
for people having to accept the consequences for their actions, for
teaching our children right from wrong and making them pay when they
make the wrong decision, for schools not tolerating those actions that
disrupt the learning process, seem to be in the past. Today parents,
educators and administrators seem afraid to discipline these children.
Instead they come up with the ingenious plan to make those who follow
the rules pay for those who refuse to. What really drives my point home
are the posts by those individuals who don’t see anything wrong with
this thought process. It just reinforces to me that good common sense
is a thing of the past. I guess I’m just an old dinosaur who remembers
a time of strong discipline for children, who learned at a young age,
to respect the rules of society. I’m the dinosaur whose children, who
are now in their late twenties, still say, “yes sir and no sir”. Who
have learned a strong work ethic, Who have and sometimes continue to
make bad decisions, but have to pay the price for those decisions. I
love my children and do not enjoy seeing them suffer in anyway. But I
do not jump in and bail them out when they get out of line. They have
learned that there are consequences for their actions, both good and
bad. If these kids want to disrupt a pep rally with unacceptable
behavior, make them pay for that behavior. Teach them that, if they
want to act a certain way, there is a price to be paid. On the other
side teach those kids, who know how to act properly, that they will be
rewarded for good behavior. Is this really a difficult concept? REALLY?
web posted September 28, 2012 RE: Black Muslim president
What is the matter with this picture?!?!?
First we have DearLeader endorsing & pushing the gay agenda.
And now Madonna, in her potty-mouth fashion, states that he is a “Black
Muslim”, and praised him for his support of the gays.
Say what?!?!! How can one endorse the gay lifestyle & at the
same time be a true Muslim??? Didn’t think the Koran
approved that lifestyle. That combo sure doesn’t work very well in
Iraq. According to a recent report by BBC in UK, (“Witch Hunt in
Iraq” by a Becca Heller) Iraq has been targeting the gay community and
systemically killing them.
So how does DearLeader reconcile mixing 2 polar opposite
stands? web posted September 28, 2012 EXECUTIVE ORDERS ISSUED…
Teddy Roosevelt 3
FDR 11 in 16 years
Truman 5 in 7 years
Ike 2 in 8 years
Kennedy 4 in 3 years
LBJ 4 in 5 years
Nixon 1 in 6 years
Ford 3 in 2 years
Carter 3 in 4 years
Reagan 5 in 8 years
Bush 3 in 4 years
Clinton 15 in 8 years
George W. Bush 62 in 8 years
Obama 923 in just 40 months ! web posted September 28, 2012 Coil of Rage
When you've read to the end, come back and read this first paragraph
A Coil of Rage
The character of any man is defined by how he treats his mother as the
years pass .... need I say more about this person below other than
there is no character, no integrity but there is a ton of attitude and
arrogance that defines his shallow past and hollow future..... I rest
I bought and read Obama's book, Audacity of Hope. It was difficult to
read considering his attitude toward us and everything American. Let me
add a phrase he used to describe his attitude toward whites. He harbors
"COIL OF RAGE". His words, not mine.
THIS IS OUR PRESIDENT -- HE'S RUNNING AGAIN, YOU KNOW! Is anyone
out there awake?
Everyone of voting age should read these two books by him: Don't buy
them, just get them from the library.
From Dreams From My Father:
"I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age of 12 or 13, when I
began to suspect that by doing so I was ingratiating myself to whites."
From Dreams From My Father :
"I found a solace in nursing a pervasive sense of grievance and
animosity against my mother's race."
From Dreams From My Father:
"There was something about her that made me wary, a little too sure of
herself, maybe and white."
From Dreams From My Father:
"It remained necessary to prove which side you were on, to show your
loyalty to the black masses, to strike out and name names."
From Dreams From My Father:
"I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates didn't speak to my
own. It was into my father's image, the blackman, son of Africa , that
I'd packed all the attributes I sought in myself: the attributes of
Martin and Malcolm, DuBois and Mandela."
And FINALLY ............... and most scary:
From Audacity of Hope:
"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an
I don't care whether you are a Democrat, a Republican, a Conservative
or a liberal, be aware of the attitude and character of this sitting
If he is re-elected, remember the above and realize that, as a
second-term president he will no longer have to please anybody and he
will be wielding the EXECUTIVE ORDER! web posted September 28, 2012 OBAMA KNEW LIBYA ATTACK WAS AL
QAEDA WITHIN 24 HOURS BUT DIDN'T TELL THE COUNTRY THE TRUTH
There were no felony charges brought and Abel was not charged for
operating a puppy mill. Whether or not that will change in the future
(which I doubt) has nothing to do with the charges Able faced in
Magistrate court on warrants issued prior to the raid - they were used
to obtain the search warrant for the raid.
I still think that stiffer penalties should have come from this, and
they may still, but if Abel does not complete her part of the plea
within 60 days, she could face up to 210 days in jail. So there is
hope. web posted September 27, 2012Strom Thurmond
is charging $3.00
per student for the pep rally. This will be a sad day when we
charge our students to attend a pep rally.
Editor's note: I remember every Friday (1976-1980) school letting out a
half hour early and everyone went to the gym for the pep rally.
Everybody got fired up and were at the game that night - home or away.
This is a school function and charging for it is questionable at best. web posted September 27, 2012 How can we help George Prescott
with his write in election? I will send him money etc. We need someone
else on our County Council and I am glad someone is stepping up to the
plate. One hint with a write in-be sure everyone voting has a piece of
paper with his name written on it when they go to the voting booth. It
does need to be spelled correctly and it can be tricky.
Editor's note: WARNING -
Video included in the report contains vulgar language. web posted September 27, 2012 Yes my son told me the same thing
about the fee to go to a pep rally at the high I think this the crazy
!!!!!!!!!!!!! web posted September 27, 2012 What's the big deal about charging
students to attend a pep rally at STHS? This is a simple way to raise
money for much needed supplies for the school while at the same time
assuring that only students who really want to be there attend. web posted September 27, 2012 RE: " I raised 3 kids and can
pretty much do whatever I want because as I said “I’m entitled to”!!
You're [darn] right you are! But you're entitled because you
earned it. Obviously not an Obama supporter. If you were,
it wouldn't matter what you were entitled to, you'd have to share it
with those that weren't, aren't, oh you know what I mean. Share
the wealth, your earned retirement. After all, under the Bamster,
they, oops, you earned it. Oh wait a minute. You didn't earn, and
you didn't build it. Sorry, my apologies. web posted September 27, 2012Charging for a pep rally? What's
next? Charging to attend a school board meeting? web posted September 27, 2012 The students do pay for the pep
rally. Reason being: they were going to do away with the pep
rallies all together because of discipline. Students would misbehave at
them. So instead of canceling them all together they took a
suggestion from some of the teachers & students to charge for it
because those who didn't want to be there anyways (& potentially
cause problems) would not pay to come. This allows for a safer, more
enjoyable environment. The money, which is very little goes to new
technology for the school (ST only). For example, they bought
several teachers new projectors for their classrooms this past week
with this very small pot of $.
Remember, ST is a good, no wait, a great school! People need to get a
life & quit trying to be so negative and start stupid stuff on WM
about it!! Gooooo Rebels!! web posted September 27, 2012 There are seven things that will
destroy us: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge
without character; Religion without sacrifice; Politics without
principle; Science without humanity; Business without ethics."— Mahatma
Gandhi web posted September 27, 2012 The link speaks for itself.
http://www.wnd.com/2012/09/obama-eligibility-odds-1-in-62-5-quintillion/ web posted September 27, 2012 Editor's post:
To all those angry about the fines imposed on Callie Abel, understand
these were misdemeanor charges. It is true she could have been fined
more and even sentenced to jail time, but was not. You can take your
own opinion on that aspect. I was there, I saw what I saw, and this
woman - in my opinion - needs to be behind bars. I think Chief
Magistrate Brenda Carpenter does a fine job most of the time, but she
missed the boat on this one. This is why I disagree with plea
deals. web posted September 26, 2012To the person
who wrote about
Seniors having nothing to do but write long comments to Wandering
Minds. I am a senior and I will admit I do write (not long)
comments in my jammies. I also on a cold day with a hot cup of
coffee pay my bills early in the morning online. I also besides
doing that run a cattle farm and that is something that goes 24 hrs a
day and I am up at 6:00 in the morning. In the winter when they
are calving you can be out there at midnight or putting a calf out for
her mama at 5:30 in the morning and hope the mama takes the calf
because she has spent the nite in your kitchen as you doctored it
through the nite. Actually when I think about it – I am a Senior
and if I want to sit at my computer in my jammies – I will because I am
entitled to do whatever I want. I raised 3 kids and can pretty
much do whatever I want because as I said “I’m entitled to”!! web posted September 26, 2012 I am outraged over the $350 fine
that was placed on the puppy mill owner. How could Brenda
Carpenter give her such a fine. If she was going to be just fined
why wasn’t the cost of all the agencies coming down here with all their
rigs and the medical care that had to be given to the animals
considered? $350 doesn’t even pay for the cost of feeding the
animals. I just emailed Sen. Knoxx and hope he shows more of the
same outrage now that he did when they went into that puppy mill.
This is a disgrace. web posted September 26, 2012 Is it true that Strom Thurmond High
school is charging the students to attend the pep rally?
Editor's note: That would be news to me. web posted September 26, 2012 Gee, more outrage over the fine set
for an animal abuser than for the sentence given a murderer.
But I guess an animal is worth more than a human - a man recently was
sentenced to six years for stealing a pit bull; Tammy Boatwright was
sentenced to five years for killing a man.
Justice? web posted September 26, 2012 Too bad we don't have a leader in
this country. Our "President" doesn't have time to meet the leader of
Israel or other country leaders at the UN meetings this week. I am so
glad he could squeeze in an appearance on The View yesterday. It just
shows his priorities and his fear of having to really deal with any
situation that might put him in the role of a real leader. He is a
celebrity and loves that role, not the role of leader-all the glamour,
none of the responsibility.
So sad he sees the death of four US citizens as a "bump in the road".
Yes, a bump in the road that affects his possibility of being re
elected. If you were a family member of one of these heroes that were
killed do you suppose you look at it as a "bump in the road"?
Funny thing about it is to see his reaction to being criticized for the
remark. Boy, he can dish it out but sure can't take the heat
himself-tells you something about his character. web posted September 26, 2012 Listen folks!
I am not a fan of Howard stern but you have got to listen to
this. Amazing, sad, but also funny. This is what is really
voting this year.
IF YOU CAN'T FIX IT WITH A HAMMER, YOU'VE GOT AN ELECTRICAL PROBLEM. web posted September 26, 2012 Another way for DemocRATS to buy
Obama USDA offering women, Hispanic farmers over $1.3 billion in
http://teapartyorg.ning.com/forum/topic/show?id=4301673%3ATopic%3A994762&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_topic web posted September 26, 2012 RE: Abel Pays $350
finefor Puppy Mill
Carpenter needs to be removed from the bench! Contact your government
officials and let them know how you feel! Please pressure your county
council person, state representatives, sheriff and other elected
officials for better laws! $350.00 what a shame and shame on any
attorney that would represent her!!!!! web posted September 25, 2012 How can you be caught running a
puppy mill and get a slap on the wrist and a fine of $350 bucks and go
about your buniness. She did this in Aiken County and will just move
again and do it all over again. What a sham! I read where she could
have been put in jail for over 100 days! HELLO!... Where is justice? It
sure ain't in Edgefield County!!!!! web posted September 25, 2012I pay for my child to have a hot
lunch everyday at johnston Elementary, and then I find out that they
have been giving these kids peanut butter and jelly for two days
because something is broken in the kitchen. They also gave these kida a
slice of cheese just like the kind you slap on a sandwich. What is this
crap that's going on? They praise how they are going to feed the kids
such nitritious meals this year and they don't even cook anything web posted September 25, 2012 How do you mistreat 300 animals and
walk away with a $300 fine? web posted September 25, 2012 How amusing that someone pictures
senior citizens in their pjs writing to wandering minds. I doubt that
is a truism and I wonder what this person is basing their opinion on.
Could it be because some of these posts actually have a grasp of
history-probably the writers of the long comments were in school when
one actually learned history? Don't know but I just thought it was a
funny comment based on assumptions of some sort. Oh do the minds
wander... and as far as telling people what to do with their time,
maybe this critic should worry about how they spend their own time. It
is sure easy to tell someone else what to do isn't it? How does this
critic know that these people don't spend their time productively
helping others. More assumptions... and you know what happens when you
assume. web posted September 25, 2012 Will the editor or a reader provide
more clarity regarding exactly where the Enova Energy Company will be
located along Hwy 121?
Editor's note: Dean Campbell, Chairman of the Edgefield County Council,
has not released any information about the announcement. No one else on
the county council knew about it except him when it became public. So
much for "transparency". web posted September 25, 2012 FOUND : Horse Tack @ Woodyard Rd
area, Call to Identify (803)-270-7949 web posted September 25, 2012 re: usc's hard schedule
don't worry...clemson won't be ranked long after they lose to boston
college, georgia tech and probably a couple of other teams as well. LSU
looked really over-matched for most of night against a very bad Auburn
team so no worries there either. Only Florida and Georgia are good
teams. of course, if I was a chicken fan I'd be really scared about
Georgia. This makes the USC schedule not that bad!!! 11-1 seems
very possible!!! web posted September 25, 2012 I have shoes smarter than Norman
Editor's note: I have a pile of dog manure in my front yard that is
smarter than Norman Dorn. web posted September 25, 2012 "On every question of construction
of the Constitution, let us carry ourselves back to the time when the
Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the
debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the
text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it
was passed." ~Thomas Jefferson web posted September 25, 2012 Given the very public Democrat
Party’s opposition to the word “God” and recognition of Jerusalem as
Israel’s capital, combined with the blatant affront to Catholicism with
Obamacare and the continued Liberal assault on Christian values, can
faithful Jews, Catholics or Protestants truly support that party or its
post web posted September 25, 2012Whitehouse silent on insults to
Christians. Well of course. They wouldn't want the muslins to think
they are siding with Christians. The link speaks for itself.
To send your comments click here,or refer to our contact page for
additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 24, 2012Join me with
the Down with Dorn
campaign...Next time you see him give him a thumbs down.It really makes
him madd!!!!! LOL
Editor's note: Not going to reply, it is just too easy... web posted September 24, 2012 Paradoxical Quote of The Day From
"Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen
to prove they are insured... but not everyone must prove they are
Now add this, "Many of those who refuse, or are unable, to prove
they are citizens will receive free insurance paid for by those
who are forced to buy insurance because they are
citizens." Think about it when you vote in November !
w Democrat: Traditionally shown
to be the color blue.
Republican: Traditionally shown to be the color red.
So I am driving around the "booming metropolis" of Johnston when I see
something startling. "It's a sign" I told myself. A Dean Campbell
sign. Sure enough and it was brilliant in it's "blueness".
Could it be a subtle message from our "fearless" leader Campbell?
No No not that surely ! He is a democrat, in fact, but claiming
to be a republican? Hmmmmm. web posted September 24, 2012 To the parent from MERRIWETHER, YOU
MUST visit the Youth Dentition Center in JOHNSTON better known to most
as Johnston Elementary. The student's can't talk in class, in the
halls, the lunchroom no social skills what so ever.They even have the
little Robots to walk with their Hands behind their backs in a straight
line (DJJ) AND still made an F on their reports card. My daughter told
me that the teachers sit
at a table and talk the entire lunch.Hum if they (Students) talk they
have to walk laps,maybe the teachers need to lead by example. Quiet
lunch means QUIET Lunch so be quiet or start Walking Laps. What a joke!
So Merriwether if it's not broken don't fix it, you did receive a good
grade. web posted September 24, 2012 The "author" of that comment has
missed their calling for sure! That would make a great Dr. Seuss
book. You are so creative. There are a few rude folks in
the office and some always have been. It was worse though when
Mr. M was in charge because he was right there to back them up on their
rudeness. I am certain a fresh new face with new ideas has to be
better for MES than what was there the last couple of years. web posted September 24, 2012 Sometimes we need to stop and have
a good laugh:
A minister was asked to dinner by one of his parishioners. The
churchgoer was known for being a terrible housekeeper.
When the minister sat down at the table, he noticed the dishes were the
dirtiest he had ever seen in his life.
"Have these dishes ever been washed?" he asked the hostess, running his
fingers over the filthy dishes.
She replied, "They're as clean as soap and water could get them."
He felt a bit apprehensive but said grace and started eating. It was
quite delicious, despite the dirty dishes.
When dinner was over, the hostess took the dishes outside, whistled and
yelled, "Here, Soap! Here, Water!" web posted September 24, 2012 Re: Editor's note: You brag about
SC teams and then say "go Dogs"?
Um, yes. The Citadel Bulldogs. Last time I checked Charleston hasn't
seceded from the Union AGAIN! Some people ...
RE: Go DOGS at the end of my post was meant for The Citadel Bulldogs
and not that other school across the river that shares the same mascot.
I think the Citadel mom meant the Citadel Bulldogs when she said "Go
Editor's note: Yes, I feel like an idiot. When you are a USC fan and
here the words "Go Dogs"... well, the rest is self evident. web posted September 24, 2012 Bishop E.W. Jackson's Message to
Black Christians tells it like it is.
Editor's note: The date of the report is correct. It was placed around
9:30 am on September 20 after many had already read the morning reports
and placed again on September 21. web posted September 22, 2012 I thought it was great news about
the new company coming to Edgefield
County, but how did this happen out of the blue? Did I miss
something. I don't read everyday but I always try to read back to the
days I missed and never saw any mention of this being discussed.
Editor's note: There was never a release about Edgefield County being
considered as a location of the new industrial plant. Obviously Dean
Campbell, Chairman of the Edgefield County, thought the people and the
rest of county council did not need to know about this until the
company blew his cover. web posted September 22, 2012 RE: ".....Also the new staff that
are there, are just as rude as the ones that have been there. I called
the school the other day and a new guy picked up the phone. He is so
rude! I have been seeing him around the school. I am not really sure
what he does but I don't like him. I am just fed up with all these
Man, you sure have missed your calling! Since Dr. Seuss passed
away, we need someone to fill his shoes. His books were so good
and we all remember reading them as a child. You should see if
you can start publishing!
Your first book could be: The Man on the Phone and it'll read
like this, ".....Also the new staff that are there, they are, they are.
Just as rude as could be, just so rude to me, they are, they are, just
as rude as could be. More rude then the ones that have been there, they
are, they are, so rude, so very very rude. I called the school the
other day, just the other day, and what did they say. A new guy picked
up the phone, he did, he did. He is so rude! So rude, so rude, is he. I
have been seeing him around the school, seeing him around, and around,
and around. My my, he's been around. I am not really sure what he
does, but he does what he does because he's always around. And I don't
like him, no I don't. I don't like him one little bit. Neither
here nor there, I don't like him anywhere, not one little snit. I am
just fed up, fed up I am, with all these changes!!!
ROTFLOL web posted September 22, 2012 First I am a Citadel mom so yes I
am very biased. but I am proud to say that The state of South
Carolina has three teams in the top 10 in the FBS poll The
University of South Carolina at #7, Clemson University at #10 and in
the in the FCS poll The Citadel is Number 10 having earned their
ranking by defeating two ranked teams, in #3 Ga Southern and # 7
Appalachian State. As our governor likes to say, Its a great day
in South Carolina!So if USC and Clemson want to argue strength of
schedule, I have on thing to say; Go DOGS!
Editor's note: You brag about SC teams and then say "go Dogs"? web posted September 22, 2012 I have a question. If you can't buy
alcohol until you are a responsible adult how can you vote for
President at 18?
Editor's note: Good question. There is no Constitutional right to vote
for President, just FYI. That is done by the Electoral College. The
Electoral College consists of the electors appointed by each state who
formally elect the President. web posted September 22, 2012 Obama 50 in ohio romney 43
Obama 49 in virgina romney 44
Obama 49 in florida romney 44
Keep watching the fox.
Editor's note: Keep listening to the biased media who have been caught
doctoring audio and video tapes and
polls. The "media" is showing its bias in spades this election.
Funny how they run an altered Romney tape but
a socialist that he has
confirmed are him?... the MSM is for stupid people and you eat it
up. web posted September 22, 2012 Why don't some of you
more-than-likely senior citizens spend more of your time getting
involved in your communities and schools rather than posting these
lengthy postings on this website. Churches all over the county
can use your help, many senior citizens live alone and need visiting,
children need your mentoring, and the Lord's work needs doing
everywhere. When I see these postings of such great length,
I picture a retiree in their pajamas sitting at a computer with too
much time on their hands. web posted September 22, 2012 Thanksgiving 2022
" Winston, come into the dining room, it's time to eat," Julia yelled
to her husband.
"In a minute, honey, it's a tie score," he answered.
Actually Winston wasn't very interested in the traditional holiday
football game between Detroit and Washington . Ever since the
government passed the Civility in Sports Statute of 2017, outlawing
tackle football for its "unseemly violence" and the "bad example it
sets for the rest of the world", Winston was far less of a football fan
than he used to be. Two-hand touch wasn't nearly as
Yet it wasn't the game that Winston was uninterested in. It was
more the thought of eating another Tofu Turkey . Even though it was the
best type of VeggieMeat available after the government revised the
American Anti-Obesity Act of 2018, adding fowl to the list of
federally-forbidden foods, (which already included potatoes, cranberry
sauce, and mincemeat pie), it wasn't anything like real turkey.
And ever since the government officially changed the name of
"Thanksgiving Day" to "A National Day of Atonement" in 2020, to
officially acknowledge the Pilgrims' historically brutal treatment of
Native Americans, the holiday had lost a lot of its luster.
Eating in the dining room was also a bit daunting. The unearthly
gleam of government-mandated fluorescent light bulbs made the Tofu
Turkey look even weirder than it actually was, and the room was always
cold. Ever since Congress passed the Power Conservation Act of
2016, mandating all thermostats - which were monitored and controlled
by the electric company - be kept at 68 degrees, every room on the
north side of the house was barely tolerable throughout the entire
Still, it was good getting together with family. Or at least most of
Winston missed his mother, who passed on in October, when she had used
up her legal allotment of life-saving medical treatment. He had
had many heated conversations with the Regional Health Consortium,
spawned when the private insurance market finally went bankrupt, and
everyone was forced into the government health care program.
And though he demanded she be kept on her treatment, it was a futile
effort. "The RHC's resources are limited," explained the
government bureaucrat Winston spoke with on the phone. "Your mother
received all the benefits to which she was entitled. I'm sorry for your
Ed couldn't make it either. He had forgotten to plug in his electric
car last night, the only kind available after the Anti-Fossil Fuel Bill
of 2021 outlawed the use of the combustion engines - for everyone but
government officials. The fifty mile round trip was about ten
miles too far, and Ed didn't want to spend a frosty night on the road
somewhere between here and there.
Thankfully, Winston's brother, John, and his wife were flying in.
Winston made sure that the dining room chairs had extra cushions for
the occasion. No one complained more than John about the pain of
sitting down so soon after the government-mandated cavity searches at
airports, which severely aggravated his hemorrhoids. Ever since a
terrorist successfully smuggled a cavity bomb onto a jetliner, the TSA
told Americans the added "inconvenience" was an "absolute necessity" in
order to stay "one step ahead of the terrorists."
Winston's own body had grown accustomed to such probing ever since the
government expanded their scope to just about anywhere a crowd
gathered, via Anti-Profiling Act of 2022. That law made it a
crime to single out any group or individual for "unequal scrutiny,"
even when probable cause was involved. Thus, cavity searches at
malls, train stations, bus depots, etc., etc., had become almost
The Supreme Court is reviewing the statute, but most Americans expect a
Court composed of six progressives and three conservatives to leave the
law intact. "A living Constitution is extremely flexible", said
the Court's eldest member, Elena Kagan. " Europe has had laws like this
one for years. We should learn from their example," she added.
Winston's thoughts turned to his own children. He got along
fairly well with his 12-year-old daughter, Brittany, mostly because she
ignored him. Winston had long ago surrendered to the idea that
she could text anyone at any time, even during Atonement Dinner.
Their only real confrontation had occurred when he limited her to
50,000 texts a month, explaining that was all he could afford.
She whined for a week, but got over it.
His 16-year-old son, Jason, was another matter altogether. Perhaps it
was the constant bombarding he got in public school that global
warming, the bird flu, terrorism, or any of a number of other
calamities were "just around the corner", but Jason had developed a
kind of nihilistic attitude that ranged between simmering surliness and
outright hostility. It didn't help that Jason had reported his
father to the police for smoking a cigarette in the house, an act made
criminal by the Smoking Control Statute of 2018, which outlawed smoking
anywhere within 500 feet of another human being. Winston paid the
$5,000 fine, which might have been considered excessive before the
American dollar became virtually worthless as a result of QE13.
The latest round of quantitative easing the federal government
initiated was, once again, to "spur economic growth." This time, they
promised to push unemployment below its years-long rate of 18%, but
Winston was not particularly hopeful.
Yet the family had a lot for which to be thankful, Winston thought,
before remembering it was a Day of Atonement. At least, he had his
memories. He felt a twinge of sadness when he realized his
children would never know what life was like in the Good Old Days, long
before government promises to make life "fair for everyone" realized
their full potential. Winston, like so many of his fellow
Americans, never realized how much things could change when they didn't
happen all at once, but little by little, so people could get used to
them. He wondered what might have happened if the public had
stood up while there was still time, maybe back around 2011, when all
the real nonsense began. "Maybe we wouldn't be where we are today
if we'd just said 'enough is enough' when we had the chance," he
Maybe so, Winston. Maybe so. web posted September 22, 2012 Jon Voight Probably Just Ended His
This actor may never have another movie again after reading his letter
CLICK AND WATCH THE SHORT VIDEO...this took real guts by Voight, he
probably just ended his career in Hollywood .
(maybe if we make you read the jumbled letters you will understand
because we have told you and you still have done nothing) web posted September 21, 2012 can you print a map of the county
council race. You may have printed this, but maybe I missed it.
Editor's note: Here is a
2012 elections. You can
zoom in to street level to see the actual lines. It's a large file, so
dial-up users made take a while to download the map. Once you do, save
it on your computer for easy reference rather than downloading it each
time you want to view the map. web posted September 21, 2012 re: Clemson fan whining about
potshot on schedule.
That's what I have always hated about Clemson fans...they can't take it
when anyone even mentions "their" team in a halfway negative way! You
can't talk about football with a Clemson fan without them getting
mad...they are so jealous of USC being in the SEC while they are in the
Almost Counts Conference...it is almost pathetic. poor Clemson fans.
never any success and when they have it, they choke in the Orange Bowl
against the Big East. sad web posted September 21, 2012 RE: "All I got to say is I am just
fed up with Merriwether Elementary. All these new rules are rediculous"
Well, there's the door. Don't let it hit you in the @$$.
Send your student to JET or Douglas. You probably don't like the
change because it is instilling a little discipline and you're used to
roaming the halls, signing your kid out early, etc. A little
discipline goes a long way. And if the truth is known, what
little discipline or regimentation they get at school is more than they
get in some homes. Teaching your child bad habits this young only
carries over into their adult life. And then they become one of
the 47% Romney was talking about.
Did you ever stop to think that what they are doing is going to provide
a better opportunity for your child someday. No one wants to hire
a straggler, someone who is late all the time, someone who wants to
leave early, someone who wants to be a gossip hound. Those people
that do the hiring want responsible and disciplined people.
Go whine somewhere else. And learn how to use spell check.
Oh wait a minute, that's another rule. web posted September 21, 2012 You cannot bring about prosperity
by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big
men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot
lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help
the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by
spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of
man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed
money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's
initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing
for them what they could and should do for themselves. ~William Boetcker web posted September 21, 2012 Remember the Obama ad that tried to
convince people that Mitt Romney caused the death of a woman? Well, how
about a politician whose policies actually DID lead to the death of
Obama was elected because he was black.
Crenshaw was hired because she was black.
Obama is incompetent and ran the country into the ground.
Crenshaw was incompetent and she ran three school districts into the
Obama surrounds himself with thugs and racists.
Crenshaw surrounds herself with thugs and racists.
Obama will be fired in November because he is incompetent.
Crenshaw was fired because she was incompetent.
Obama has a website calling for his firing www.fireobama.com.
Crenshaw had a website calling for her firing at www.firecrenshaw.com
Both rely on the race card.
Now, when Obama is fired in November, do you think he will file a
lawsuit against the American people claiming racism? Crenshaw did.
When Obama is fired in November, do you think he will sue citizen
groups for speaking out against failed policies and incompetence?
When Obama is fired in November, do you think he will sue citizen
groups for conspiring to have him ousted? Crenshaw did.
And if Obama sees that the lawsuit against citizens for speaking out is
in fact a frivolous lawsuit, do you think he will sue the congress for
conspiring against him? Crenshaw did. (she's now suing the
school board for conspiracy and racism)
So which is it DR. Crenshaw. Did the citizens conspire against
you because of their racist tendencies, or was it the school board that
conspired against you because they are racists?
Man, there is a racist behind every tree. Oh. Look. Over
there. There's one behind that tree. Oh, and another.
And another. OMG. They are all conspiring against me!
Maybe a little a delusional. Maybe time for a psych eval.
OMG, the golly woggles are going to get her.
If this wasn't so funny, it would be pathetic. web posted September 20, 2012 Looks like a lot of good things are
going on in Merriwether. It's about [darn] time! web posted September 20, 2012 All I got to say is I am just fed
up with Merriwether Elementary. All these new rules are rediculous. Why
can't my kids talk at lunch, why can't I go up and sign my child out
when I want to. I am just fed up with it. Also the new staff that are
there, are just as rude as the ones that have been there. I called the
school the other day and a new guy picked up the phone. He is so rude!
I have been seeing him around the school. I am not really sure what he
does but I don't like him. I am just fed up with all these changes!!! web posted September 20, 2012 My grandson's eighth grade SC
history lessons go to great politically correct efforts to "sanitize"
the slave trade during the 18th and 19th centuries, even going so far
as to repeatedly saying that the "African
Americans" were brought to the colonies aboard ships that picked
up their human cargo in Africa. It's the "African Americans" this
and the "African Americans" that.
Excuse me? AFRICANS were brought to the colonies ... and the next
generation to be born were Americans.
There were no African Americans in Africa and there were no African
Americans in America. There were Africans of the first generation
and then Americans of African descent after that.
There's no excusing the cruel and inhumane treatment the African slaves
experienced during those horrific times, but it was what it was, and
there's not a darn thing anything can do about it now except learn from
it and do better.
Okay, I'm done venting now! web posted September 20, 2012 RE: There is always more to the
story than the end result.
How stupid are you? How heartless are you? Are you related to this
The conditions were disgusting that those animals were living in. There
are no excuses for leaving decaying spinal columns lying on top of
kennels with living animals. It causes diseases and the smell is
horrible for humans and animals. Imagine how they must have felt
watching other animals die from disease and starvation, wondering when
was there time to be starved and die the same way. The animals I saw in
the videos were terrified. Water containers have to be cleaned daily.
It's what good and responsible animal owners do.
The neighbors were saddened and horrified by what was happening there
and many had complained. Some did approach her to help. She wasn't
interested in doing better or getting help. Her standard response to
any type of questions regarding what was happening on her property was
"its the way I do things'. She has the same history in Aiken County and
is no longer permitted to own animals in that county. Makes arguing
that she didn't know better pretty pointless. She knew enough to cover
her tracks. Her motivation was money and nothing else really mattered.
Seriously, you should find a new cause to stand up for...one that
doesn't make you look like an ignorant barbarian. And since you find
nothing wrong with the conditions on that property, when can Ms. Abel
expect you to move into her back yard?
I hope there is a special place in hell for her.
Thank you to the brave soul that found the strength to go undercover to
get the information needed to shut her down. I can only imagine how
difficult it was to be there and to leave those poor animals after each
visit. God Bless you!!! The world needs more people like you. web posted September 20, 2012 HSUS bashers make me ill. This
'lady' was not a 'hoarder' or a poor dumb cluck who needed help taking
care of her animals, she was breeding 'designer dogs' for resale. And
no, she didnt want anyone's 'help', she had her 'operation' hidden away
back in the woods so the public could not even see what was going on
(for obvious reasons) And duh, its pretty easy to keep algae from
growing in your buckets, you
simply change the water daily. Thank God this horror was finally
exposed and ended. And I hope our state or at least our county soon
DOES have a license law so horrors like this can be prevented in the
future web posted September 20, 2012 Why do you feel the need to take a
pot shot at Clemson’s football schedule in a thread where you are
touting the Gamecocks #7 ranking?
There are many Clemson fans who read your site and support the Tigers
just as much as you support your Gamecocks.
Both fan bases should be proud of their team’s current rankings while
they last. It is a long way before the end of either team’s season.
Editor's note: The conversation stems from a good natured rivalry
(ribbing) between myself and a frequent poster. Nothing more. web posted September 20, 2012 There is so much talk and so many
commercials, about the percentage of taxes that Mitt Romney pays.
"Mitt Romney paid 14%. Probably less of a percentage than you
did"... That's what all the commercials say. What they DON'T say
is... He paid the taxes the law said he was to pay. Do YOU pay
more than the tax law says you should? Then why should he?
The laws are put in place for everyone, not just a select few. web posted September 20, 2012 A public memorial service was held
for Neil Armstrong at the magnificent National Cathedral. Fellow
astronauts, NASA officials and various dignitaries were in attendance.
Conspicuously absent were the President of the United States and the
Vice President of the United States.
post web posted September 20, 2012 Bet you won't see this promoted by
anyone who really wants citizens to think for themselves. This
should be mandatory reading for all who want to vote. I guess I
have always danced to the beat of a different drum because I have never
voted because of party. I have always been independent and voted
for the person I thought would represent my values. Race, gender
nor wealth level never mattered. This takes a while to read but
well worth it for the information you get.
http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blog/show?id=4301673%3ABlogPost%3A977495&xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_post web posted September 20, 2012 A video of our President talking to
a Russian leader and telling the leader that he (our President) will
have more flexibility to cut our nuclear defenses after the election
or...a doctored video of a candidate stating the truth about his
own background and the dependency of 47% (disgraceful) of the American
population. Which is scarier for the American people? Gee,
I guess Mitt Romney grew up in a rich household. Does anyone not know
that? Why is that a crime? We don't really know what kind of household
Obama grew up in-he certainly lives the life of a king and a celebrity
now! People need to quit demonizing people who are successful. Who is
going to pay the tab for all those on financial aide from the
With all the issues in the middle east (and this new leaked video of
Romney which is a great distraction from the failures of the US over
there) do we want to be less prepared to face the risks we have in the
world? This administration has already weakened us but the goal is to
weaken us more. Then they think we are dumb enough to think this was a
"spontaneous" event, happening on 9/11, coordinated in various
countries, warned about etc. Boy, when I tend to believe the leaders of
these countries rather than my own leader, it gives me pause. I guess
there is a reason for that.
Do you feel safer today than you did four years ago? web posted September 19, 2012 Two tickets to the USC/Missouri
game. Sec 307 Row 30 Seats 31&32 Face value. email:
firstname.lastname@example.org web posted September 19, 2012 EXPOSED!!!!!!!!!!!!! Obama In 1998:
"I Actually Believe In Redistribution" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge3aGJfDSg4 web posted September 19, 2012 We often he the end result of a bad
issue, but we never hear what caused the problem. Had the family
been stricken with illness, death, financial loss or what, and If so
what action did the fine people in your county do to help this poor
There is always more to the story than the end result. Here are
some things to explore:
1. If this lady was having any problems.. What services or help was
available to her?
2. If there is nothing, check to see if your state provides assistance
3. Check to see if there are dog breeder clubs in the area who had
knowledge of these issues.
4. Check with her neighbors and see if they were aware she needed help
and if what did they do tom help her?
5. Check with animal Welfare office and ask to see the inspections if
any or records of any visits paid to the property, Often we find in
your state the authorities cowtow to the people like the HSUS and do
nothing to earn their pay.
6. Investigate with the courts to see how the warrant to go to the
property and steal these animals was arrived at. The mere
presence of bones does not violate any law.
7. The dogs in your pictures look to be in good coat and fed
8. Algae in a water bucket is not against the law. In the south
it is impossible to prevent if from growing in any water vessel I would
venture the city water supply (Lake or Spring) has the same
before being treated with chemicals.
Does your state have a kennel license law? Yes or no
I hope I have stimulated some questions and actions for you to find out
the real story.
The HSUS and the County will fabricate stuff to protect themselves from
you finding out.
You should know the HSUS is presently involved in a RICO suit as the
Editor's note: Now it is the county's fault that she didn't take care
of the animals? You must be an Obama voter. After all, "She didn't
build that"... right? web posted September 19, 2012 THE FENCE TEST, THINK ABOUT THIS,
IT IS TRUE.
You can't get any more accurate than this!
This is straight forward country thinking...by Jeff Foxworthy
Which side of the fence?
If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a
If a Republican doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one.
If a Democrat doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.
If a Republican is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat.
If a Democrat is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for
If a Republican is homosexual, he quietly leads his life.
If a Democrat is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.
If a Republican is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his
A Democrat wonders who is going to take care of him.
If a Republican doesn't like a talk show host, he switches channels.
Democrats demand that those they don't like be shut down.
If a Republican is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church.
A Democrat non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced.
If a Republican decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping
for it, or may choose a job that provides it.
A Democrat demands that the rest of us pay for his. web posted September 19, 2012 Does anyone know anything about the
student who was arrested for having three guns on the campus of Strom
Thurmond on Monday? He obviously was arrested and spent the night in
" The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us
tie the second down with the chains of the constitution so the second
will not become the legalized version of the first." ~Thomas Jefferson
"Evil is Powerless if the GOOD are Unafraid". ~Ronald Reagan
What do you think would have happened IF a Caucasian president had ever
produced and published a You Tube video for ALL WHITE PEOPLE to
unite for a WHITE PRESIDENT .
Seriously, what do you think would have happened? In my opinion, this
is the MOST SIGNIFICANT DEMONSTRATION of INTENTIONAL DIVISIVE RACISM by
ANY PRESIDENT in the history of OUR COUNTRY that I recall having seen.
WHOSE PRESIDENT IS HE? THIS IS A DANGEROUS VIDEO.
Obama announces the 2012 launch of African Americans for Obama. This is
what racism smells like. It can't be explained away. Would you vote for
a white person who did this? I wouldn't, and I think they would be run
right out of town if they tried it. This is just some food for thought
if you're pondering your vote in November.
Can you imagine Santorum or Romney, Newt or Paul putting out a call for
all the white brothers and sisters to vote for him because he's white
and so are they? If this video is not alarming to you, simply delete.
If you are offended by what's taking place, please pass it on.
Editor's note: At this time, no one. web
posted September 18, 2012 I have lived off
Sweetwater Rd for 15 years. I never knew there was a building where the
community center is located until I saw the fire department working out
there. They should name the building after the Cooper family that
donated the land and the building. I'm thrilled about this. The county
is taking an interest in Merriwether. It is long over due. web
posted September 18, 2012 I took my mom to
see the Sweetwater Community Center today [Monday] and she was thrilled
to see it was still standing. I sent her a link to the story and she just had
to go and see it for herself. I want to thank the county and the Cooper
family for making it possible to save this landmark. web
posted September 18, 2012RE: Gamecocks keep winning, now #7.
I think they should have let Shaw sit out another week to heal - now
he's hurt again. The real tests for rankings will begin this weekend.
How Clemson ranks so high with a super easy schedule is beyond me
Can’t say that I would call East Carolina or UAB a very tough schedule
so far either…
Editor's note: I was speaking on the entire schedule, not the games
played. Compare USC's schedule of top ranked teams and Clemson's. Night
and day. web
posted September 18, 2012 Re: Marlin
False. They were bought by Remington, and did close an old plant in
Connecticut, but still are manufacturing guns. The holding company that
bought them has some well know conservative, 2nd amendment
supporters, like Dan Quayle, as stock holders. Snopes.com is a great
site for checking internet rumours.
Editor's note: This was already linked to Snopes. web
posted September 18, 2012 Re:The old NWTF
management team believed in God, family and country.........
I do agree with some of [a previous] post. The old team did
belittle women, encourage sexual advances and scare employees, but at
the same time, it needs to be said that only half of the management
team was let go and that is still disturbing! If this was the reason
for those people's dismissal, then why wasn't one of the biggest
parties in such things fired along with them? I honestly do believe
that more former employees should come forward and band together to
really get ALL of the truth out! Not just from the old management team
but also from the NEW management team and the way they just tried to
push everything under the table and shut everyone up! I, for one,
really wish there was a REAL investigation into the practices of HR
abuse and employee abuse at the organization, past and present! I can
say with 100% certainty that it would shock alot of folks! web
posted September 18, 2012 You will see why
clemson is ranked so high come Nov 24!!
Editor's note: I can't wait. web
posted September 18, 2012 Bishop E.W.
Jackson is making a war cry: “Let God’s people go!”
Jackson, a Marine Corps veteran, graduate of Harvard Law School and
adjunct professor of law, is echoing the words of Moses in a campaign
to persuade Christians of all races that the time has come for a
wholesale exodus of Christians from the Democrat Party.
The former candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia points to what he
calls the Democrat party's “cult-like devotion” to abortion; the
rejection of the traditional biblical model of family; the hostility
hurled at those who express a Christian viewpoint such as Chick-fil-A
president and Chief Operating Officer Dan Cathy; the actions of
organizations such as the ACLU and the Foundation For Freedom From
Religion in suing cities and towns for displaying crosses at memorials
or mentioning the name Jesus in prayer at official events.
Beyond all of this, Jackson says, Democrat operatives are also
attacking Gabrielle Douglas, the 16-year old black American who won the
2012 gold medal in gymnastics.
“The accomplished young lady had the nerve to give glory to God for her
win,” Jackson says. “This apparently offended liberals.”
Case in point: Mary Elizabeth Williams, journalist for the progressive
online magazine Salon.com, wrote, “I've often wondered what it is about
Christians like Douglas that unnerves me so ... Douglas and her ilk
seem to espouse a faith based on what is commonly referred to as 'The
God of Parking Spaces.'”
Jackson, founder and president of STAND (Staying True to America's
National Destiny), responds: “Progressives are indeed 'unnerved' by
devout Christians. That's why they resort to ridicule, even of a
16-year-old Olympic medal winner. Williams says we worship 'The God of
Parking Spaces,' but I would prefer Gabby's God of grace and kindness
to the leftist's god of ridicule and persecution.
“Our Heavenly Father loves us and helps those who are humble enough to
Later this month when Democrats make same-sex marriage part of their
official Party Platform, the former practicing attorney says they will
be spitting in the face of every Bible-believing Christian in America:
“They will be saying, 'We don't care what you think, what you believe,
or what the Bible or the God of the Bible says. We know better than
Jackson's message to Christians is, “The Democrat Party has turned its
back on Christians. It is time to turn our backs on the Democrat Party.” web
posted September 18, 2012 Obama Took $1
Million From Liberal Anti-Islam Filmmaker
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jet tonight for academy
meeting. I was not impressed. An email would have been suffice or maybe
even the Facebook page.
This used to be a good program.
I wasn't thrilled either. As an 8th grade parent, I was
shocked knowing the quality the program had been the two previous years
my child has been in it. I was even more shocked at the fact the
principal can't even give credit where it is due knowing Mr. Smith
organized and planned every detail of the program for the school.
Under his leadership and the teachers, the academy flourished. We
know the truth but nice try.
Now MMS has two of JET's finest: Mr. Butler and Mr. Smith.
Mr. Hampton can call MMS anytime he needs help. They'll be back Monday
posted September 17, 2012 I stopped
by when I saw all the fire trucks at the old community center on
Sweetwater [Rd] thinking there had been a fire. Low and behold they
were fixing the place up and it looks great! One of the young men
showed me around and it brought back so many memories from my
childhood. I read about the Coopers donating the property but it didn't
dawn on me that is why the fire department was out there. You see fire
trucks and think the worst I guess.
This is fantastic for Merriwether and the county. Too many of these old
and historic sites have been lost because nobody cared. It's about time
somebody cared about Merriwether and Sweetwater.
We lost the original Big Stevens Creek Church building because nobody
wanted to step up and it is a national historic site. web
posted September 17, 2012I read the story on Crenshaw's lawyer calling
everybody a liar. After it [the lawsuit]
was reported I got a copy to read it for my self and I was stunned!
It made me wonder if Crenshaw's lawyer even bothered to read it before
he sent in his public response. I'm not a lawyer but I am a businessman
and have had to deal with lawsuits more often than I would like. For
this to be debated in the news makes me believe that Crenshaw's case is
so flimsy they are willing to try it in public before it ever gets to
court to stir up the race angle. I would encourage the Editor to put a
copy online so others can read it.
Editor's note: The copy we have in pdf form is 3.62 MBs and we are
working to make it a smaller file so it can be downloaded. So far those
attempts make the document unreadable. web
posted September 17, 2012RE: "The District’s effort to
portray Dr. Rice Crenshaw as incompetent is completely ridiculous. Dr.
Rice Crenshaw lead the Edgefield County Schools in a competent manner,"
Looks like she has found another bozo to represent her. Boy where
does she find these people? Seems that is one of the things she
does very, very well - surround herself with incompetent (Clinkscales),
misguided (Cooks), drug running (Nathaniel Jackson), sexual predator
(Schillit), racist (Bibbs and Reverend NAACP) thugs.
Obviously this attorney hasn't reviewed the latest results of his
client's tenure. And there is no way she can blame that on Dr.
Tobin and Greg Anderson.
This ought to be real fun - if anyone has a case of racism, its the
parents of this school district that had to endure what the racists
Bibb, Cooks, Viola Jackson, Mary Alice Jackson hired - Crenshaw!
Based on nothing but RACE!
But this ought to be a teachable moment. Covar, Shane Massey,
Linsdey Graham, John McCain - they always want to be moderate, reach
across the aisle, play nicey nicey with these thugs for fear of being
labeled a racist. Well how did that work out for ya? Not
tooooooo gooood. You see, these moderates never learn.
These people are thugs. They don't want to get along with you,
they don't want to do what is best for the children or their
constituents, they want to enrich themselves because they are "owed"
it. And they don't want you to get in their way - and they will
do anything to achieve their objective, hence, thugs. When will
you moderates learn, to do battle against these thugs, you have to draw
the sword of facts and justice and lop their ideological heads
off. In this case, reaching across the aisle still got you what
you were trying to avoid in the first place - being labeled a racist.
The silver lining is - they played the race card. You know you're
winning when they play the race card. Trouble is, their so stupid
as not to realize, that dog doesn't hunt as well as it used to.
People have caught on. Thank you Obama.
And this speaks volumes: "If Dr.Crenshaw was fired because she was
Black. What color was she when she was Hired? When does race become a
Factor? She was employed by taxpayers nobody owes her
Wonder if her new brain trust of an attorney will ponder that
question. That is like the snake in the soda can. Watch
what happens when it is opened. web
posted September 17, 2012 The old
NWTF management team believed in God, family and country.........
You keep on telling those lies and someone who worked there with those
folks will tell you the truth. Heck, matter of fact, I'm
just that person. I can tell you firsthand about the vulgar jokes told
of women. I can tell you about the misuse of company equipment and
"favors" provided to that glorious management team by sponsors. I
can tell you about how they hated each other so badly that it was
impossible to work among them for fear of reprisal. I can tell you
about the beastiality jokes made, "just to see the Christians squirm."
You see, I was there and I lived it.
God, country, family was a marketing ploy, nothing more. Those
people didn't live by that credo, they simply whored it out. So
you keep posting your misinformed lies about how great those folks were
and how simply awesome it was to work for them, you obviously weren't
there. And if you were, you didn't work in close contact with them.
I witnessed on several occasions their language embarrass employees
into total silence. I witnessed and felt the fear of reprisal if ever
you dared to disagree. So don't tell me about how Godly these
were. It's a lie. I have a feeling it won't be long before these truths
come out in a court of law right here in Edgefield. web
posted September 17, 2012 Do you feel
safer today than you did four years ago? Are you better off today than
you were four years ago? Some questions to ponder for sure.
A President apologizing for this country, a President that chooses to
go to Vegas and fund raisers other than lead us during a crisis, an
absent President during the attacks on our embassies (he went to bed),
a President and State Department not sure if Egypt is an ally (depends
on how you define the word "ally" ???? Sounds a little like another
President that had a problem with a definition ) , a President not
meeting with the head of a country that is/was an ally, spending
billions of dollars in countries that hate us and kill our citizens, an
economy that continues to decline, gas prices at least double from when
he took office, many more folks on assistance, our national credit
rating downgraded again (unbelievable and totally unacceptable), a
tumbling economy and a repeat of bad economic "solutions" (printing
more money), and a candidate having to decide whether to combat the
President's untruths during the debates or share his own plans for this
country (sad),. All of these things happening in just one
week-what about another four years?
The answers to the two questions are obvious to anyone who is honestly
looking at the condition of our country today. I just have to look at
my own life today versus four years ago-not better, not safer. web
posted September 17, 2012 Jay Carney,
Obama's press secretary, says the protests are not directed at the US
but is in response to an offensive movie. What???? Is Carney out of his
mind? Or maybe he just thinks we are that stupid. He is hoping we are.
Did he not know they are chanting for the demise of the United States?
Did he not know they have a four foot poster directed at Americans? Or
that the targets were US Embassies?
Did he not know that they murdered the American Ambassador and three of
CARNEY: We also need to understand that this is a fairly volatile
situation and it is in response not to United States policy, and not
to, obviously, the administration, or the American people.
Faily volatile?? Faily volatile???? How many Americans would they
have to murder for it to be very volatile? Give me a number
Oh yeah, of course it's not in a response to the "administration" or US
policy. We wouldn't want anyone to think OBAMA had anything to do with
this. After all, he is up for reelection.
Two Arabs made the movie, so they kill Americans. Now tell me that
makes sense to Carney. The real reason for the attacks was simply an
excuse for the fatherless attackers to do what they have been planning
for years. And Obama is continuing to finance them to the tune of
billions of US Taxpayer dollars. The world is laughing at the USA. web
posted September 17, 2012 O Lord,
bring righteous people who fear You to lead our nation into the future.
Establish godly leaders who glorify You as they lead, and let their
tenure be as welcome as the light of morning at sunrise and like the
brightness after rain that brings green grass to the earth. web
posted September 17, 2012 Obama
Flashback: The Day I’m Inaugurated Muslim Hostility will Cease
posted September 17, 2012 If
Dr.Crenshaw was fired because she was Black. What color was she when
she was Hired? When does race become a Factor? She was employed by
taxpayers nobody owes her anything. web
posted September 15, 2012 RE: "What needs to
happen, is every 'white' employee that left the district because of
unfair administrative practices under her "reign" needs to get together
and sue Crenshaw, Bibbs, Cooks, and Clinkscales collectively"
Absolutely right! It only takes seven to file a class action
lawsuit-and with the likes of those thugs, it sure wouldn't be
hard. But you know what? Those that were subject to the
RACISM of Bibbs, Cooks, Viola Jackson, Mary Alice Jackson, Crenshaw,
and Reverand NAACP, are better then that, they would not stoop to such
gutter BS. They pull up their bootstraps and move on, unlike
those RACISTS (Bibbs, Cooks, Viola Jackson, Crenshaw, Reverand NAACP,
et al) that like to constantly dwell in the past, pass their hatred on
to their young, but only really use it to enrich themselves and not do
for the next generation, they are better than that! Most people
who want to succeed, who want to improve their live and the lives of
their children don't dwell in th past and remain victims of their own
hatred. They drive on, put the past behind them and seize every
opportunity to excel. I sure pity the black community. With
leaders and so-called mentors like those RACISTS Bibbs, Cooks,
Crenshaw, Viola Jackson, Reverand NAACP, they don't have a chance, and
that's a shame. They should rise up against their so-called
leaders, for they are the ones keeping them down, more than
any white person has ever done.
When Sister Sallie was impotent enough to be elected to the school
board, what did she start driving-a black Mercedes. And when Bro
Bibbs was impotent enough to be elected to the school board, what did
he start driving-a black Mercedes. Must be the status symbol of
Racists In Charge (RIC). So, now ask yourself- since they all
impotent and pimp around in their Mercedes, has the education of your
children improved? Let's look at the graduation rate of blacks
under their tenure. Be honest with yourselves-are your children
better today then when Bibbs and Cooks took office? Guaranteed
not. The racism that Sister Sallie, Bro Bibbs, Reverend NAACP,
and ole Nat King Coke peddle, doesn't pay the bills or create
success. But they surrrrrrre have done well for themselves
haven't they, and at your children's expense.
Wake up black community-it's the racism of the race baiters that are
capitalizing off your perpetuated poverty, all the while enriching
It is hard to comprehend a Marine would stand by and allow themselves
to be duped by a thug racist spouse. That's great for the
namesake and legacy. There's great honor for ya! A dumb [arse]
led by a dumb [arse]-gives real Marines a bad name. But you know
what they say-there's always one. web
posted September 15, 2012 I am
appalled and embarrassed by the reaction of our Government to the
attacks against America. Does anyone else realize or care that an
attack on an embassy is an attack on Sovereign US soil? What would
people say if a mob attacked the embassy’s in the U.S. of Libya or any
other Muslim Nation? Obama should be tried for treason and/or impeached
for apologizing for the United States of America. web
posted September 15, 2012 As you may know
you no longer need four wheel drive to get out of our local fast food
posted September 15, 2012 The NWTF was once
an organization that believed in God, family and country. The
management team that believed in all 3 of those is no longer
there. The old management team cared and they managed! They
did both and did it well! I pray that God will take care of all
of the old management team and their families along with all the other
employees that have been let go (mostly employees with 15+
years). Even though I for one don’t believe in suing in many
cases, I believe this one is justified. Why not clear your name
when in fact, you did nothing wrong. THERE WERE NO WRONGDOINGS BY THE
OLD MANAGEMENT JUST DIFFERENCES IN OPINIONS!!! I can guarantee there
are many NWTF board members from 2008 questioning their personal
motives now. Well, if they really care about the NWTF they would
I along with many other past employees wish we would have took a stand
against all the WRONGDOINGS the NWTF board managed to plan out.
The NWTF board intimidated a lot of employees, scared they would lose
their own jobs and in the end, did not defend Rob, Carl or Dick when
they should have.
I laugh at the comment made about the new HR helping past employees
find new jobs. Really?!! The new leadership at the top is the
reason this former strong non-profit organization is failing. And
that’s that! I just really feel sorry for the current employees
there- if you were there when the old management team was there you
know how true this is. THE NWTF WILL NEVER EVER BE THE SAME web
posted September 15, 2012 In all the years
since D-Day 1945, there are only three occasions when the sitting
President of the United States of America failed to go to the D-Day
Monument that honors the soldiers killed during the Invasion.
Only Three Times...
The occasions were:
1. Barack Obama 2010
2. Barack Obama 2011
3. Barack Obama 2012
For the past 68 years, every single president, except Obama, has paid
tribute to the fallen American soldiers killed on D-Day.
This year, instead of honoring the soldiers, he made a 3,000 mile
campaign trip on Air Force 1 to California to raise funds for the
Priorities? - - It speaks volumes... web
posted September 15, 2012 Crime.. you guys
need to jump into the tech age... yes yes yes.. start putting camera on
your Property and start catching these Thief's.. get a hunters camera
(you know the ones that only take pics when you walk in front of them -
motion sensored) they cost 100 a piece - and that ain't bad to keep
what you have earned- and start nabbing these guys.. Come on man!!! - I
will be on here more just bc I want to help you realize that these
probs can be fixed.. you all run around in circles on the site.. its
sad to be from here.. no one offers explanations on how to fix any
issues they complain about them.
well usually.. come on man!!! My apologies to the editor this was so
long.. Peace and much love from Cali------ and hey bc the people of
cali have an open mind and like to try to work things out.. seems like
I am happier the schools are better here and really the people are too.
be the light of this world...Please stop your wandering mind and be
more open minded... web
posted September 15, 2012 Better off today
that 4 years ago? Gasoline Prices More than Double Under Obama: $1.84
to $3.85 cnsnews.com/news/article/gasoline-prices-more-double-under-obama-184-385 web
posted September 15, 2012 President Supports
Islam but has Repeatedly Trashed Christianity
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additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 14, 2012How can someone (Crenshaw) sue her
employer who met the terms of her contract? Do employers now have
to guarantee someone a job for as long as they want it? Even if
their performance is below par? And they've had some shady
practices while they were employed at the school? I mean,
really....she was paid not to work...and did she collect unemployment
during that time? This is just another example of NAACP people
feeling they are "entitled". So what if they do a bad job?
So what if their contract was met; just because the employer decides to
go in another direction, they should STILL have their job as long as
they want. Free money....that's what's wrong with this country
Editor's note: Welcome to an insight of the Democrat Party. Everybody
is a "victim", unless you are a Republican working to pay the taxes
that supports those who don't. web
posted September 14, 2012 RE:"Crenshaw
Sues White BOE Members: Claims Racism"
I [darn] near fell out of my chair laughing so hard! That's so
funny because it is so pathetic. It has been said before and we
can say it again, when they play the race card, they have lost because
they have absolutely no facts to substantiate their argument or debate
the issues. For someone who is supposed to be educated, she sure
is stupid. Ah, let's see. The school district just recently
received their report card from the state-they received a "B".
Two of the schools received an "F". One of the schools is on
protected status. The district almost did not get
certified. Okay Obama, oops, I mean Crenshaw - you can't blame
Greg Anderson for those results, nor can you blame Dr. Tobin -
together, they weren't in charge long enough to run the district into
the ground. There was only one with those qualifications - it was
Crenshaw. She was highly qualified. After all she ran two
other districts into the ground! Guess she can't find a job so
now she wants to try and hit the lawsuit lottery. I hope when all
is said and done, both parties of her frivolous lawsuits take her to
the cleaners and recoup their expenses.
Hmmmmmm. Let me see now, that evil Covar is just like George
Bush. Bush could steer Hurricane Katrina into New Orleans because
he was a racist. And now Covar with his super secret voting
machine was able to change the votes of people that would have normally
voted for Ms. Seconds, God bless her soul, and those that would have
voted for Viola Jackson-yup he did it, he changed there votes.
And it surely wasn't the racism of Bibbs, Sister Sallie, Viola Jackson,
and Mary Alice that hired the idiot in the first place was it?
They new she was not qualified - but they did it because they are the
racists. They even tried to get a Cocaine trafficking felon
elected so they could try to maintain a majority on the Board so they
could protect her. It sure is a great day! This absolutely
exposes them for what they are! They are the racists! If I
were a Marine, I sure would be embarrassed to be married to an idiot
like that, jeopardizing our livelihood and dragging my name through the
mud. Sure must be a miserable life to go through always having to
play the race card because your incompetent.
Guess she hasn't moved back to Hemmingway. They probably don't
want her there either. web
posted September 14, 2012 So Crenshaw
is suing the district over racism. Guess she is showing her true
colors. How many times has this district been sued over racism? What
has been the outcome of those cases? web
posted September 14, 2012 Well, isn't
this nice that Crenshaw is suing the school district? What in the world
is she doing? I am sure the district has their ducks in a row and that
she does not have a leg to stand on. I am sick of some of these people
who throw accusations of race around as an excuse for their own
lack of ability. Hey, it is not what is on her outside that got her
dismissed, it is what is on the inside. She was obviously not qualified
for the job. Being black does not automatically qualify someone for a
difficult job. Maybe someone should look into some of her actions
against other races when she was in the job here. Were there any
preferences shown for those of her race? I don't know but I would think
it would be worth looking into. Often someone accuses others of
what they do themselves. web
posted September 14, 2012 Mitt Romney
recently CRITICIZED Obama's response to Tuesday's anti-American
hostilities in Egypt and Libya.
Ann Coulter: 'You Know Romney’s Statement Was Devastating to Obama
Because the Media Is Screaming Bloody Murder'
musta hit a nerve, huh? web
posted September 14, 2012 I do hope
that white trash Abel woman knows she better move out of our county.
[removed] May she burn in Hell!!!!! PRAY FOR ME SISTERS TOO web
posted September 14, 2012 So now that
Dr. Crenshaw's money tree has withered, she's gonna sue....
What needs to happen, is every 'white' employee that left the district
because of unfair administrative practices under her "reign" needs to
get together and sue Crenshaw, Bibbs, Cooks, and Clinkscales
Just when the District begins to heal...more drama. God help us. web
posted September 14, 2012 How awkward
your editors post concerning Chairman Campbell must be for Councilwoman
Blackwell. They seem to get along just fine and work well
together. I have only heard Mrs. Blackwell speak kindly of Mr.
Everyone knows the chairman likes meetings. Who cares? Good
things are taking place in Edgefield County, only there does seem to be
a lot of new restrictions being discussed lately. Maybe the council
just needs to slow down a little bit instead of trying to make so many
appearances around the county and take more time before putting all
these laws in to place. I was excited to hear about the land donation
on Sweetwater Road though.
Editor's note: Everything I said is true. I don't worry about
Vice-chair Blackwell, she's a professional and deals with bigger egos
than Dean's on a daily basis.
The donation of the land was great news thanks to the efforts of Mrs.
Blackwell, Linda Anderson, Merriwether Fire Chief Joey Smith and Fire
Board member Ray Johnson and most importantly the Coopers. Can't wait
to see how Dean takes credit for that in his next "Chairman's Update"
to sing his own praises about what "his administration" has
accomplished when he didn't have anything to do with it. But, she gets
things done and doesn't worry about getting credit and refuses it when
That's the difference between a leader and a narcissist. web
posted September 14, 2012 "Let every
nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any
price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose
any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty."~President John
Editor's note: Maybe Obama should be using more of JFK's words than
Jimmy Carter's. web
posted September 14, 2012 Hello!
We have been using DSL in Edgefield, and were recently offered cable
broadband from Northland Cable. Is anyone out there that can
attest to the reliability of this Internet service in this area?
Thanks in advance! web
posted September 14, 2012 education..
alright time to drop talking all this smack.. work together for once.
Can no one here get over themselves enough to simply stop talking and
let nature take its course.. education in edgefield can be fun if you
wanted it to be... (in fact edgefield raises some dang good lawyers
docs IT pros etc for such a small town lots of success comes from here
none of which ever come back) there are simply not alot of fun people
here so hence all your probs... loosen up. Take one day at a time work
together for the children.. Looking at all this chatter makes me think
that we are in the middle of some education divorce or something... may
sound like a hippie but seriously.. come on man! I mean if I had it my
way I would be firing people who came into my office that had prob with
other teachers etc... why? "so and so teacher did this" YOUR FIRED! Why
Sir? Bc seriously your crime is that you do not play with others well
making it hard for all to be successful as the whole.AND bc they are
part of a larger prob.. people who talk not listen... its sickening to
see on this on here.. honestly.. when I have kids only bc I see none of
you teachers can get along with your bosses.. naw not my kid.. no no..
I would rather go to Mccormick .. kind of sad huh? I am not the only
one that feels this way.. I am not a wandering mind here.. this is a
clear thinking judgement upon you people.. you cant get along page
after page of this blog and its obvious.. you dont listen. Be better to
your neighbor... web
posted September 14, 2012 Editor's post:
I got a real kick out of "Dean Campbell, Chairman of the Edgefield
County Council", stating how he and the council learn so much from his
stupid "field trips" to other elected officials meetings. "At each stop, we have learned
about what each entity was working on, and they learned more about the
County’s work and goals".
He walks in, makes sure everyone
knows he is the "Chairman of the County Council", gives his spill and
then leaves the meetings.
He has forced staff to attend almost four years worth of meetings in
the last year without extra pay but puts the County Attorney on the
agenda to secure extra pay for him for far less (which was shot down).
Isn't that special? Oh, the "staff" is all females. Hummm. It was
amusing to see his county council agenda shot down this past Monday by
those in his own party.
To send your comments click here,or refer to our contact page for
additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 13, 2012 I was at the [County Council]
meeting Monday and want to know why [Chairman] Dean [Capmbell] would
not shut [removed] Dorn up after going off on everything that was
posted September 13, 2012
response to the killing of four U.S. citizens, one being the Ambassador
to Libya, is "make no mistake, justice will be done". Hmmmm
I wonder what that will involve...a longer speech from Obama? He has
not done one thing that will deter this kind of action by these
animals. He snubs our only friend in the Middle East, Netanyahu, he
goes to Cairo and makes some apology speech and compliments them on all
their art, he has the Muslim Brotherhood come to the White House etc
etc. All he does is talk, talk, talk, and most of the talk is not
good for U.S. policy. He continues to tout the killing of Osama Bin
Laden and that does not make them real happy over there. The
animals outside the embassies were chanting something to the effect of
"we are all Osamas" and something to do with Obama .Yes, I am sure he
will make sure justice is done. Problem is...justice for whom? web
posted September 13, 2012
evil person the Abel woman is. She belongs in the same category with
Nazis who torture their victims and attempt to burn up the evidence.
There is a special place in Hell for you Abel woman. Congratulations to
all involved in shutting down this evil place where innocent creatures
were abused and killed. A special prayer for the person who saved
as many of the innocents as possible. Your love and dedication in
saving these innocents is why you are a special person and God loves
you for it. The Humane Society is a wonderful group and their action to
save these innocents from further abuse is what make them great. Should
we congratulate the great Sheriff? He was there for the photo
op....otherwise he nor his band of Merry men would not be there to have
saved these abused creatures. They were there because they had to
be...nothing else. So don't waste our time explaining how great this
Will justice make this evil Abel woman pay? I can only impune the
pathetic Edgefield court system
which on regularity lets evil people back into our community with
little justice served. We can thank the liberal Dem judges who pollute
our courthouse when holding their joke court sessions. The only justice
to be served to the Evil Abel woman will be her day checking into Hotel
note: Sheriff Dobey very seldom wants to comment during an
investigation and prefers that the credit being given to his
Investigators and staff. He "ducked out" of many photos that were taken
while we were on scene when he saw the cameras. web
posted September 13, 2012
Mill Raided, Owner Arrested
this woman lives a mile from my house!! We have called animal
control on her plenty of times!! my best guy friend worked for her, she
had so many litters of puppies she knew nothing about. she had dogs in
small cages eating their dinner from other dead dogs!!!!! horses were
skin and bones. WE EVEN RESCUED A DOG FROM HER!!! You don't even
understand how bad this woman did these poor animals!! it was very
sickening!!! bless the lord for saving these poor animals!! she is
filth and deserves plenty of jail time!! web
posted September 13, 2012
know. One of these days Dorn, Reverend NAACP, Bibbs, Cooks, and
Cocaine Jackson will take the eternal dirt nap. And after they're
gone, no one will utter their name, no one will remember anything good
about them. Their legacies will be the hatred they spewed.
And most assuredly, there will not be one child that would say, "It's
sad, they did so much for me." Instead, those children will grow
up cursing them because they were given the legacy of hate, and they
too will always remain at the bottom, never seizing an opportunity to
That's a shame. To be forgotten so easily.
And if, if they even get to the pearly gates, God will ask, "What have
you done for my children that love me so?" But He will already
know the answer, and will forever assign them to the pits of
hell. Not only for denying His children an opportunity, not only
for denying His children love toward one another, but for disgracing
the the church. Calling themselves reverends, pastors, ministers,
so as to elicit some type of phony levity from the population in order
to profit from. If any of you have ever doubted God's mercy and
forgiveness - if it wasn't so, then those highly successful people like
Dorn, Reverend NAACP, Bibbs, Cooks, and Cocaine Jackson would not have
been allowed to walk the earth for as long as they have. There
would have been one helluva lightning storm in the Johnston/Trenton
So for those of you in Dorn and Bibbs' districts, if you're sick and
tired of the empty promises, if you're sick and tired of the constant
hate, if you're sick and tired of the race baiting, if you're sick and
tired of them taking and your children not receiving, VOTE THEM
OUT! And after you VOTE THEM OUT! Run them out of town! web
posted September 13, 2012
I am a
young man. Born and raised in Edgefield. Of course, I ran across the
site much love to the editor of the site. I like the political side of
this town BUT not how it operates. So being from here.. I guess I just
wanted to express an opinion. I'll go political first.. been seeing
some stuff thats like Bush was awesome this and that the economy was
better under Bush - well look.. the economy was actually better under
Clinton than BUSH!! (You can keep going back and honestly say this over
and over) so basically lets cut to the chase.. these guys in Washington
work for themselves not you. Lets re-evaluate
voting rep or democrat and get someone without a degree in office.. for
some reason I think they might have the avg. person on their mind more
than their business and overseas accounts.. trillions in debt..
yo wake up.. we are all being chumped.. web
posted September 13, 2012
"Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our
allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity.
Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our
country shall be righteous as well as strong." -James Bryce web
posted September 13, 2012
jet tonight for academy meeting. I was not impressed.
An email would have been suffice or maybe even the Facebook page.
This used to be a good program. web
posted September 13, 2012
of Johnston has been going down hill for a while now. There are a few
young boys who walk around the town that do not go to school nor do
they have jobs in particular that carry guns and drugs around on them,
who are also stealing, driving with no license, starting fights yet
nothing is done. Just because the mother has worked for the
county, they always get slaps on the wrist. They do nothing but bring
the town down to look like its full of scum bags. I am ashamed to tell
anyone I'm from Johnston with kids walking around like that. Something
needs to be done!! web
posted September 13, 2012
it’s nice to read that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
has done something good, and reportedly hands-on this time. For years
they’ve been all hat and no horse—good at fundraising and horn blowing
but little else. HSUS should not be confused with The American Humane
Society (AHS), the real good guys in the animal-welfare domain. As far
as I know, HSUS is still one of the most virulent anti-hunting groups
out there. I wish they would stick to promoting spaying, neutering, and
doing hands-on rescues like the one in our county. web
posted September 13, 2012
once said a billion here and a billion there and pretty soon we Are
talking about a lot of it,sources explain it this way..........picture
a million Dollars as a four in. stack of thousand dollar bills,a
comparable billion stack Is 358 ft. tall........A trillion dollar stack
of thousand dollar bills stands 67.9 Miles high,staggering to me and
maybe to some of you,as you can see it's a LOT Of money,but there are
some who feel we are not giving away enough! web
posted September 13, 2012
No Record of Intel Briefings for Obama Week Before Embassy Attacks.
Must have had some important tee times.
Councilman Norman] Dorn is an embarrassment to the county. I hope that
[name removed] can beat him as a write in. Something has to change.
Editor's note: We are attempting to contact the potential write-in
candidate for confirmation of his run for office. web
posted September 12, 2012
what is going on with the County Council, the County attorney etc.
Sounds like some things that need to be straightened out for
sure. I do have a real concern that one Councilman can have so
much freedom to share his tirades. Is there no decorum for the
meetings? If he is reelected, some rules or some guidelines need to be
in place so that other people don't have to sit and waste their time
listening to someone so clueless. He needs his own little room to be
sent to for a time out and a place to express his frustration by
himself-kind of like a little padded cell or something. Just joking,
but seriously?????? Can't someone control of this situation like
calling him out of order or something? web
posted September 12, 2012
again to [removed] of Charlie's Angel's Rescue for helping bring Callie
Abel to justice! [removed] had reported this to HSUS months ago and
provided pictures and evidence that spurred them to investigate along
with Edgefield County Sheriff Dept. A big thank you also to Sheriff
Adell Dobey! The owner Callie Abel was said to have been previously
charged in Aiken County for a similar offense.
Check her website at Calabel Farms, she sells dogs online.
Here is what Charlie Chapee said on FaceBook tonight "This has been an
emotional day for me. I had been pulling dogs out of a puppy mill for
several months now. I had been unable to discuss the true extent of the
dogs and the conditions that I had been dealing with. Well it has all
finally come to an end. After gathering enough evideince against them,
they were finally raided and shut down for
I can't explain the feelings I get now looking at the pictures of all
those dogs that I had seen with my own eyes up close and personal. The
dogs that I had to leave behind everytime I was able to save just a
few. There was nothing I could do to save them all until the time was
right. I had to bide my time and get whatever dogs I could and do it
with a smile on my face. I had to turn away from all those faces locked
up in those cages and pretend it was okay to keep them that way. I
couldnt blow my cover. It was the only way to get what was needed to
save them ALL. It took time and it took patience, but most of all it
took willpower (that I did not know I possessed), to see that and then
go home with only a few and knowing I had to leave the rest to sufffer
I sit here and continue to cry with such an overwelming feeling of
relief, knowing that all these babies are in a safe and clean
enviroment for the first time in their lives. They will never have to
live in their own filth again. They will have clean water, soft beds
and grass to walk on. Some of these dogs have never seen grass, never
walked on grass...All they have known is a small rabbit hutch with bars
and wire for a floor.
So for those that have asked were so many of my rescue dogs have come
from..now you can see..." web
posted September 12, 2012
[heck] is with [County Attorney Michael] Medlock doing threatening the
county council that if they don't approve motre money for him he won't
show up for court? Really? Did he actually say that in the meeting?
Sounds like extortion to me.
A man is
sitting in a bar in Texas and far from home when Barack Obama comes on
The man looks at the TV and says, "Obama is a horse's ass.." Out
of nowhere, a local jumps up and punches him in the face, knocking the
first guy off his bar stool, then stomps out.
He gets back up, rubbing his cheek and orders another beer. Shortly
after, Michelle Obama appears on the TV. He looks at the TV and
says, "She is a horse's ass too!"
Out of nowhere, another local punches him in the other side of
the face, knocking him off his bar stool again.
He gets back up and looks at the bartender, "I take it this is Obama
"Nope." replies the bartender. "Horse Country." ! web
posted September 12, 2012
taking office in January, 2009 (a date which will live in infamy), the
President of the United States has spent 600 hours playing golf. That's
a lot of time spent putting something other than the economy in the
hole. So, how does that 600 hours break down?
In the time President Obama has spent playing golf, you could watch 193
NFL games or the Lord of the Rings trilogy 53 times. You could take the
Disney World Magic Teacup Ride 24,000 times.
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Watch this short 2 minute video and pass it on to all the seniors you
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Transparency in action? I think you should know this.
President's $8 Billion Coincidence
Forward this to every senior you know and ask them to pass this along.
Very important they all know what is going to happen.....
Remember what FDR said, "There are no coincidences in politics..." http://my.brainshark.com/The-President-s-8-Billion-Coincidence-356086344 web
posted September 12, 2012
I have nothing to add to the conversation below. Some comments have
been withheld until Wednesday.
I had to include
this instructional video on how to train your children to be good
Obama and Democrat supporters. After all, "You didn't build that." Priceless! web posted September 11, 2012
to the DNC recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, that is the
point...that the U.S. is "recognizing" Jerusalem as the capital,
not that the U.S. is "deciding" what the capital of Israel is . It is a
crucial point for the Israelis and it shows whether we are still
support Israel or whether we are supporting the Palestinians. It has
nothing to do with us deciding anything for them, it is deals with our
fundamental support of the nation of Israel. It is actually a very big
issue for Israel but you have to understand what is going on there in
order to understand why it matters. It makes a huge difference where
the DNC (and the RNC for that matter) stands on this issue.
That whole vote was a sham-it showed how the DNC disrespects the
democratic process and how it maneuvered things for political gain.
What they did was a joke, but probably not to Israel. web
posted September 11, 2012
The last four letters in American . . . . I Can
The last four letters in Republican . . . I Can
The last four letters in Democrats . . . Rats
End of Lesson
Test to follow in November web
posted September 11, 2012
seems to have a really good football team this year. Strom Thurmond
also has a really good team. After the season, the two teams should
play each other for a fundraiser for each school. The gate could be
split 50/50 with each school deciding where they wanted the money to
go. It could be a win win for each school. This would bring in big
money for each school. Just a thought. web
posted September 11, 2012
I HATE IT
WHEN THE TRUTH GETS IN THE WAY OF A GOOD STORY. ( IN THIS CASE I REALLY
They say this is a false rumor. web
posted September 11, 2012
"Editor's note: All candidates are welcome to send in Op-Ed's stating
their case for office."
Are you just chiding Dorn? You know he can't even spell Op-Ed.
Good for Smith. Maybe others too will see what poison the likes of
Dorn, Bibbs, Cooks, and the NAACP Reverand. It's always everyone else
against them. Or, like Reverend NAACP likes to say, "you just gives us
da crumbs." Did they ever stop and think they could get the whole loaf
if they didn't always turn everything into a racial issue? Who
wants to hire, contract, consult, or even be around people that act as
they do. Any reasonable person wouldn't want to provide them any
opportunity because they are afraid of the looming consequence. If they
did a bad job, didn't provide a quality service, or just did the bare
minimum, you couldn't scrutinize them because they would immediately
play the race card. To them, it wouldn't be because they are
incompetent, it's because of race to them. So, why give them even a
slice, let alone a loaf. Seems they have perpetuated their own lack of
success by prescribing such poison. And because they have venom in
their minds they want to teach their young to do the same, all the
while perpetuating the cycle. Moreover, such a statement about just
giving them the crumbs is very revealing in itself. They really are
seeking those positions to ingratiate and financially gain for
themselves. They're not doing it for the children or for their
people-they're doing it for themselves! After all, Cooks
initially said she wouldn't step down unless she were to receive a full
time position in the district. Since her several attempts failed, she
relegated stepping down once her replacement was "indoctrinated.". And
who is her "indoctrinated" replacement? Latoya - who is kin to
Reverand NAACP! And hasn't ole Bro Bibbs been looking for a position in
the county? Seems he has been unsuccessful too! Could you imagine
him as a Magistrate? And let's not forget Mr. Cocaine Jackson. Since
his failed bids at securing a position on the school board, he too
beats the drums of race baiting.
I pray that those in Dorn's district have finally seen the light. No
value added by his tenure of two decades, plus! Same goes for
Bibbs. Let's pray that those in Bro Bibbs district have also seen the
light and elect someone that truly does have character-Monica Mimms.
Bibbs is a thief-remember the suite life. Yea he be wantin da vote so
he can pimp around town in his Mercedes and his blue toofeses in his
ear like he important.
Get rid of these two! It really is time for a change!
web posted September 11, 2012
another end run around the US Constitution.
New rules make it easier for ATF to seize guns without due process
I was at
the JET football game Thursday against Batesburg. I didn't think
the principal was there until the very end of the game when he pokes
his head out of the press box with Mr. Moore. You would think
someone that hasn't built relationships or cared to connect with our
community could at least sit with us in the stands to pull for our boys. web
posted September 10, 2012
Creek I guess the same person that keeps their softball
stats keeps the football stats. This school is full of high
school All-Americans!!!! WOW!!!! web
posted September 10, 2012
Editor] said something about an other write in for county council but
you never said where? So... where?
note: I have not been able to make contact with the candidate
expressing his intentions to run for a county council seat at this
time. I do know that he has made contact with at least two county
officials about his intentions to run for the seat. Until it is
official, I cannot say which district he may, or may not, run in for
the November elections.
posted September 10, 2012
argument about the kids and what "rules" should be followed is stupid.
The kids have to follow the rules..period. If not we are teaching our
kids that they can disobey the "rules" and then later the "laws" they
don't agree with. If the PARENT doesn't agree with the rules they can
work to change them at the school but not by telling the kids they
don't have to follow them because the parent doesn't agree with them. I
agree there are some stupid rules like "zero tolerance" rules that go
way too far. We have to have common sense and use it!!!
But don't teach your kids that you can tell them what rules they have
to follow and those they don't. You're just asking for more trouble.
Let's work together to make things better and not create a big rift
between teachers, parents and students. Thank you.
posted September 10, 2012
chickens looked pretty good Saturday. Enjoy it while you can. UGA
is gonna whip your [team].
Editor's note: That remains to be seen. web
posted September 10, 2012
sad day for our country.
MARLIN FIREARMS CLOSING ITS DOORS
Marlin Firearms is already closing its doors! They are doing it
to us, America! Even if you do not own a gun you need to know
this. This needs to be spread to all gun owners and
sportsman. We cannot rely on the media to inform us of these
types of matters.
Something You May Not Know That Is Happening ... Who is
buying companies, manufacturing guns??? For the last several
years a company called The Freedom Group has been buying up gun and
ammunition manufacturers. Some of the companies are Bushmaster,
Marlin, Remington, DPMS, Dakota Arms and H&R. Some people
worry that this Freedom Group is going to control most of the firearms
companies in the United States . If you control the manufacturers
you can decide to stop selling to civilians.
What a perfect way to control guns. Now if you do some digging
you will see that The Freedom Group is owned by a company called
Cerberus Capital Management. Guess who controls Cerberus???
GEORGE SOROS!!! He wants to restrict or ban all civilian
guns. Please pass this on to all your freedom loving
friends. This needs to come out. Why have we not heard
about this in the "mainstream" media? I would think this would be
BIG news. (Soros also owns Progressive Insurance). If you don't
know who George Soros is, you need to do some Research. He backed
Obama with millions of dollars and Obama is a puppet on a string
controlled by Soros. web
posted September 10, 2012
[videos] say it all. Watch the one below first, then the second one.
Big Oops! Apparently, Harvard Law Review did not cleanse its 1991
Who wrote or provided the copy for this Harvard University 1991
yearbook and/or whom approved it for publication - typically it is the
student or is his/her responsibility to insure accuracy of all
university published materials?
And surprisingly, Snopes verifies this is True, with an error excuse.
looking at the individual stats for area High School football players
in the local paper. I was impressed to see how many solo tackles Fox
Creek players had. They had 135 SOLO tackles in 3 games. That's
averaging 45 a game. How many solo's are they going to have on their
off week??? web
posted September 8, 2012
with the numbers at the bottom of [reports]?
Editor's note: I thought I addressed this earlier in another Editor's
note. This is a record keeping system that we have adopted to track
criminal reports or arrests.
What I would like to know is when did any country get to decide
where/what the capital of another country is???? If Israel says
Jerusalem is the capital, it is the capital, period. Just
shows how arrogant this administration is, POS web
posted September 8, 2012
the original writer
In the great words of RR, "There you go again." Hey stupid-common
sense is a part of the decision making process. Of course no one
would follow a rule that you had to jump of the Brooklyn Bridge.
But, there you go again. Always going to the extreme to prove
some idiotic point. And notice, you stumbled into your own
argument. No one would jump because it was a stupid rule-the
operative words No-one! That poster is talking about making rules
to conform to one person, or if one person doesn't like the rule, then
it needs to be changed. Now that's stupid.
Oh, and "Do you sit silently when you eat lunch? I bet
NOT!!!" Sure do! My mom taught me not to talk with my mouth
Noticed you didn't have the engrained honor to your branch of service
to name what branch you served in. Must be ashamed, or must not
have really served. web
posted September 8, 2012 RE: As I
read the complaints some parents were writing about Merriwether
Elem..... Rules are there not only for protection, but order!
AMEN!! To those complaining, have you EVER been in a class where a
parent has detained the teacher for what they consider a brief meeting
or quick gossip session because the parent thinks it's OK? Do you think
the children sit quietly waiting for them to leave so their teacher can
do her job? NO!! They begin talking, just like you, and playing. So
after they leave, the teacher has to take additional time to restore
ORDER! Have you been in the lunchroom while the children should be
eating lunch instead of talking? Just like you, in a crowd of
talking people, they get louder and louder so they can hear each other
over the noise. So, the teacher's and administration have to restore
ORDER! AND, they don't eat their lunch. What about when the children
walk down the halls wanting to talk, giggle and play? They draw
the attention of those in the class room, and again, the teacher has to
restore ORDER to get them back on task. Yes the car line is a
mess, but when you were picking up your child and stopped to talk to
other parents, what was your child doing? Running around playing
because they lost your attention. Then, YOU have to restore order
by yelling and fussing at them! Oh...excuse me... I know, YOUR child is
not like that! (sarcastically) Give me a break! Kids are kids.
Left unattended, they entertain themselves. If they get in
trouble for talking, teach them that instructional time is a quiet
time to listen and raise their hand if they don't
understand. Yes it's a long day to be sit quietly. But
HELLO, it's school...a learning place. PLEASE, give me one rule
at MES that is unethical or unlawful or that you or your child should
"analyze"before following. If it is unethical and/or unlawful, I
will be right there with you wanting it changed. Oh yeah, if the
teacher caught your your child acting up and warrants telling you,
guess what, the teacher lied to you. (sarcastically) Cause you and I
both know, your child ain't like that. Yeah right! Your blind and
arrogant and your child is acting like their role model. YOU!! If
your unhappy with MES, home school. I hope it is as easy for you as it
is with the teachers who teach 20 children for 6 1/2 hrs a day, 5 days
a week. By the way, when is your instruction time? I might want
to come by and chit chat while your teaching, you know, bring some
friends and all. Have you ever been a substitute teacher? You should
try it! Really! See first hand, a minute part, of what these
teachers do. web
posted September 8, 2012 NFL star urges
blacks not to vote for Obama
posted September 8, 2012 So, did anyone
catch the vote to put God and Jerusalem
as the capital of Israel back in the platform? What a joke!! As I
thought about it, I had to smile. God doesn't need the Democrats to
recognize Him. God knows exactly where He is at all times. I don't
think He was wringing His hands in hopes that the Democrats would put
Him back in their platform. Does it mean anything if they do? I
am not saying the Republicans have a corner on anything, but the fact
that the Democrats are using this as a political ploy is really
ignorant on their part. They got a lot of flack yesterday on both
exclusions so they made a political decision. God is so much bigger
than any of these arrogant people. It reminds me of what happened with
King Saul-so many good lessons in that account.
The question remains. Are you better off today than you were four
years ago? Some of these DNC people say yes. What world do they live
in? Ask those small businesses that have gone out, ask the folks who
have been out of work, fill your gas tank or go to the grocery. Prices
are up. I bought coffee and the price was the same, the amount in the
can was smaller. Same with ice cream. We are not stupid.
Enough fancy talk from these folks-just think about your everyday life.
posted September 7, 2012 As I read
the complaints some parents were writing about Merriweather
Elementary I could not help but think no wonder our teachers have so
many problems with students. I began teaching many years ago and
I absolutely loved it. The parents were supportive and stood
behind the authority/rules of the school. As the years went by I could
not help but see changes in parents that reminded me of spoiled
children. I do not teach anymore, but with the way a lot of
parents are today I would probably discourage anyone wanting to
teach. Parents, rules are there not only for protection, but for
order. Whether you agree or not with the rules you need to follow them
and encourage your children to follow them. I would love to go
down Martintown Rd. at 65 miles per hour, but I do not because it is a
law (rule). Teach your children to respect authority! When they are
teenagers you will be so glad you did. Parents, quit acting like
you are better than the rules set or that you are so 'special' you do
not have to follow them. My goodness, if car lines and you not
being able to walk in the halls or students not being able to talk at
lunch are enough to make you complain then you truly have a
problem or should I say you are the problem... be thankful your
children are healthy and able to attend a great school! I have a
feeling these parents that are complaining are just complaining people
in general. Life is too short to complain about things like this
... be thankful, be helpful, be someone who encourages, use your time
wisely ... for things that matter! In other words ... grow up and
be an adult! web
posted September 7, 2012 RE: "I am teaching
my children to stand up for themselves. They should not blindly
follow rules set by others. They need to analyze these rules to
determine if the rules are ethical and lawful....."
This is directed solely at the two responders to the post.
I agree with this statement. I was in the US Military, and
even our leaders said---"You are to follow orders as given as long as
you do not feel they are unlawful and unethical" Following every
rule without question is STUPID. If it was a rule to have to jump
off the Brooklyn Bridge would you jump. We do not
live in 1985 Russia. Think about it. Some things have to be
questioned. I also teach my children to think for themselves and
to not do anything that is against the law or against their
morals. On the same token, I have taught them true
history instead of what the Democratic society of our school
system would have them believe.
And as for this statement---
"A recent US Army survey showed that only 26% of the military think the
Army is going in the right direction-The others believe the political
correctness has run awry and is destroying leadership. This is
what you're advocating, that everyone should question a rule to see if
it applies to them-what an idiot! " You are an idiot, because
apparently you did NOT read what the original writer stated--Please
God must love stupid people---because there are so many around. web
posted September 7, 2012 He is a hero.
Colonel Alan West; congressman from Florida. Palm Beach gardens. Let’s
all support this great American!! America needs 434 more like him
in the house & 50 in the senate! http://www.therightscoop.com/west-i-dont-regret-whatsoever-my-comments-about-progressives-being-communists-i-will-keep-calling-a-spade-a-spade/ web
posted September 7, 2012 OMG! DEMONcraps
put a [removed] illegal alien saved from deportation by Obama ignoring
THE LAW as a speaker at the DNC convention? Hello!!! Why didn't ICE
arrest her on the spot. She admitted she was breaking the law!!!!!!! If
ya wanna know why this country is so [removed] up... just look at Obama
and the DEMONcrats..... http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/5/young-face-put-on-illegal-migration/ web
posted September 7, 2012 You may remember
Steve Bridges as the guy who imitated George Bush so well on the Jay
He has now started imitating Obama and REALLY does it really well. The
Administration has tried to
put a stop to Bridges' act, because Obama has made it known that he is
deeply offended. Yes, he's that good.......
Editor's note: Steven Bridges died
2012 from an unexplained
allergic reaction to an unknown substance as noted by his own website. web
posted September 7, 2012 Editor's post:
Looks like another County Council race may see an additional candidate
very soon. As I have said before, this is the craziest local election
cycle in my memory. It reminds me of the old 1970's game show "Almost
Anything Goes". To send your comments click here,or refer to our contact page for
additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 6, 2012RE: "I am teaching my children to
stand up for themselves. They should not blindly follow rules set
by others. They need to analyze these rules to determine if the
rules are ethical and lawful....."
Sounds like you're what is wrong with this country! If everyone is
analyzing a rule to see if it fits them, then you have nothing but a
broken chaotic society. A recent US Army survey showed that only
26% of the military think the Army is going in the right direction-The
others believe the political correctness has run awry and is destroying
leadership. This is what you're advocating, that everyone should
question a rule to see if it applies to them-what an idiot! Most
challenged the last principal because he was an arrogant pompous rectal
orifice who had no people skills or leadership skills. And now,
it's already starting to carry over with him at STHS. For someone
tat deals with people he sure lacks the skills. Time [removed] to
move on. web
posted September 6, 2012 I just wanted to
say that as much as I don't like the car line at Merriwether
Elementary. It is nice to see that there are nice people Mr. Steven
Bell out there talking to you and smiling. Thanks for everything. web
posted September 6, 2012 Re: I am teaching
my children to stand up for themselves. They should not blindly
follow rules set by others. They need to analyze these rules to
determine if the rules are ethical and lawful.
Gee I guess I hit a nerve. I would suggest you print out a copy of your
post. When your children become rebellious teenagers you may want to
eat your words. If you fight every rule you don't like why shouldn’t
posted September 6, 2012 The Democrats
removed God from their platform. The Democrats removed Jerusalem as the
capital of Israel in their platform. The Democrats endorse tax payer
abortions in their platform.
Just a side note... remember who went against Chick Fil A and their
right to free speech?
Enough said!!!!!!!!!! web
posted September 6, 2012 RE: Why did two
elementary schools in the same county have grandparents day on the same
day? Imagine the grandparents put in the position of having to choose.
Yea, poor, poor grown [removed] people. How about imagine how the
children that don’t have grandparents or have sorry ones that are “SO
BUSY” they can’t find time to be in the childs life. This is a
stupid event anyway. web
posted September 6, 2012 Great quote!!!
"If we want to keep our nation's secrets a ' SECRET ' then we should
store them where President Obama stores his college transcripts and
-Gov. Mike Huckabee web
posted September 6, 2012 I think that all
of this fussing at MES is distracting from what is important...our
children!!! Let's go back to the common sense approach and instead of
saying everything is for "security", go back to what worked!! Sometimes
over thinking has caused more problems than leaving things alone. When
we were growing up, we all survived with less crime, less problems,
less mental problems, less fussing...more common sense! web
posted September 6, 2012 Whats up with the
numbers under some of the stories lately? Sometimes two rows of numbers.
Editor's note: It is part of a new filing system we are undertaking on
reports of criminal reports for future reference. web
posted September 6, 2012 BOUDREAUX &
CLARICE..... Boudreaux buys Clarice a new automatic Jaguar XF.
She drives the car perfectly well during the day, but at night,
the car just won't move at all. After trying to drive the car at
night for a week (but without any luck), she calls the Jaguar dealers
and they send out Thibodeaux, their best technician to check it
out. Thibodeaux checks the car and can't find nothing wrong with
it. So he axe Clarice: Are you sho you be using the rat gears,
you? Clarice is mad now, yeh: You Fool, you idiot, how on earth
you could axe me such a question? I might be a blonde but I ain't
dumb you know! Of course I'm using the rat gears; I use dat D during
the day and dat N during the night. web
posted September 6, 2012 Why did two
elementary schools in the same county have grandparents day on the same
day? Imagine the grandparents put in the position of having to
posted September 5, 2012 RE: Food Police
"I have cut everything in my budget , that i can possibly cut. I use
public internet or my sisters. I changed my home phone over to a yearly
pay service ( magic jack)"
Doesn't Magic Jack require a broadband connection? As Boortz might
say......"This person is Foxtrot, Oscar, Sierra!" web
posted September 5, 2012 Enough with the
schools!! It's time for this month's Bozo Report. Hooray!!!
This month's Bozo's are the idiots that can only drive in the left hand
lane on a four lane road. You come around the curve, or crest the top
of a hill in the left lane and you almost run into the back of the
slowest driver on the road in the left lane. There are no other cars
around, the right lane is clear, but this Bozo will not pull over, plus
they are always on the phone!! And have you noticed, 9 out of 10 of
them are black. Why?? What is the fascination with the left lane when
there are signs that say slower traffic keep to right. Another group
for the Bozo Report is the Town of Johnston Sanitation Engineers, or
for those of you who went to Strom Thurmond, garbage men. I have a
neighbor who's is truly a pig. He throws raw garbage
in the pail, never bags it, plus his pail is broken, it has no bottom
to it, he just puts a piece of card board over the hole. These Bozo's
pick up his pail and drop most of the garbage in the road. I'm talking
chicken bones, fish bone, just a lot of nasty stuff. They have no broom
on the truck, nothing to pick up what they drop, they just look at it,
jump on the back of the truck and keep going. Hey Mr. Mare, how about
putting some equipment on the truck so they can clean up after
themselves, or do you have to send them to school to learn which end of
a broom to use?? web
posted September 5, 2012 Reading about the
number of dead people still registered to
vote in NC just confirms the reason anyone is against voter ID to
vote. All those poor dead folks can't vote without an ID! I would hope
that when I am dead , I can still vote. Come on, isn't that one of my
rights? How dare anyone try to suppress my voting when I am dead, or
another dead person's voting, by asking for an ID. Forget about those
charming Black Panthers who were suppressing the vote in the last
election. It is so much more oppressive to ask for an ID.
Sarcasm aside, I heard Jesse Jackson talking about voter ID yesterday
and he said a utility bill or such should be enough to prove who you
are. So, when you are driving, boarding a plane, buying beer at Kroger,
etc. be sure you have your water bill handy. Oh sorry, I guess that is
sarcastic too. I guess the only way to keep sane these days is to be
sarcastic. If we actually took this stuff seriously we would go
crazy. Maybe if it was really taken seriously, this country
wouldn't be in this mess. It doesn't take a genius to figure out why
anyone is against voter ID.
I wonder how many dead people are on the rolls in SC and every other
state. It would probably be a good thing for the Republicans to find
posted September 5, 2012 RE: I am
shocked by the hostility being shown to the new principle of
Merriweather Elementary School.
Why are you shocked at the hostility? These parents were just as
hostile to the last principal when we didn't feel he was doing what was
right for our children.
I am teaching my children to stand up for themselves. They should
not blindly follow rules set by others. They need to analyze
these rules to determine if the rules are ethical and lawful.
If the students were talking quietly during lunch, I would be okay with
it, but their NOT. They are having to sit silently--like little
soldiers. Do you sit silently when you eat lunch? I bet
NOT!!! I would rather my children talk during lunch than during
I am not sure keeping parents out of the hallways is keeping the
children safe. Most of the parents "hanging" around could
identify someone who didn't belong faster than the teachers could
identify them. And we are not causing disruptions. If you
cannot teach with someone in the hallway, you need to get out of
teaching. You know Marchant said he put the car line in for the
safety of the children, but riding around with a sign with your
children's names on it is DANGEROUS!
I agree parents should get their children to school on time and only
get them out early if it is necessary. Though, the policy the new
principal was trying to implement was illegal and unenforceable.
All parents should be knowledgeable of district and state policies
before they sign any school paperwork.
And for your information, my children are learning to adapt to
change. They are doing it through questioning. No one
should just accept what someone else tells them to do, they should
question the change to make sure it is the best change possible for all. web
posted September 5, 2012 After driving the
U.S. more deeply into debt than any other President, this should make
you shake your head. If George Bush's daughters or Bill Clinton's
daughter had done this, it would have been all over the news and the
voter's would have been calling for heads to roll 24/7. But with the
"chosen one", you hear nothing on the major media.
Want to know where Obama’s 13 year-old daughter went with 12 friends?
On “spring break” in Oaxaca Mexico , on your dime, she took two jets,
12 friends and 25 secret service men. A thirteen year-old? WTF?
Why haven’t you heard about it?
The Obama Administration has had the Secret Service scouring the web
ordering that any website mentioning this be taken down because letting
the travel plans out could have endangered the president’s daughter’s
Yeah and I know what that information is. The'sensitive and classified
info exposes the lies that came out of the White House as to what
happened on that mission. Would you believe a Navy Seal or the
propaganda from the Obama administration which was designed to make
"Empty Chair" look good??
Easy question, huh?
They are quick to want to prosecute this Navy Seal, but they let Holder
skate on putting guns in the hands of drug runners that killed a border
Happy Birthday to my bride. Still fine at 49. To send your comments click here,or refer to our contact page for
additional email addresses or contact information. web posted September 4, 2012I think we will hear a lot this
week about the Republicans' war on women and war on the poor. I don't
have a problem giving a hand up to someone in need. The problem is that
sometimes it becomes a way of life. Temporary assistance is good and it
helps folks get through a tough time. Assistance as a way of life is
not good and the more it is used as an alternative to working it holds
back an entire group of people from becoming independent and
productive. In a lot of ways it is just another form of slavery and not
just for blacks. It affects all races and it affects them in a
controlling and devastating way.
As far as the war on women goes, what is more of a war on women than
aborting female babies and not giving them a chance for life? Abortion
is a war on women and on men. Does anyone think about the number
of abortions (deaths) that happen in this country on a daily basis? Is
that not a war on our own people? The numbers are staggering. They say
it is all about women's rights...well what about the rights of the
women to be (and the men to be) that are being aborted? They have
no rights. So sad...
We will hear a lot of fancy gibberish this week from the DNC. Hopefully
we can discern the truth in the midst of all the lies and mudslinging.
I am amazed that anyone in this country still believes any of the hype.
The question is, are you better off today than you were four years ago?
Just fill up your gas tank and ask yourself that question. I know what
my answer is. NO WAY! web
posted September 4, 2012 To the poster who
complained about the way JET and STHS look compared to Parker: If
you really want to get your knickers in a twist, look at the inside of
the district office facilities and then the classrooms at Parker.
You might also compare computer resources. web
posted September 4, 2012 This is in
response to the person who said that the school district needs to get
on a maintainence plan so WE Parker could get painted. If you would
ask, as I did, you would find out that the school district is on a plan
and that the district has spent $53,487 more than any other school on
maintainence at WE Parker in the last 3 years alone. The schools in
Merriwether cannot even get a good wifi connection. So please quit
listening to the venom spewed by the principal at Parker. She has been
telling anybody who will listen that WE Parker never gets anything but
that is not true. Remember, this is the same principal that got run out
of Merriwether. If you identify yourself, I will be happy to show you
the numbers and the long term plan a BOARD MEMBER gave to me. People
like you who do not know the facts but think you do, make me sick. web
posted September 4, 2012 I am so glad to
see people wakeing up to food stamps.Did you know I have several times
been in stores when some one will be paying with food then turn around
and buy lottery tickets and beer and cigs.They go to other stores and
buy junk food I see it every day.I agree they should have tickets for
only rice beans etc. Not steaks and roasts that I can only look at. I
work full time and have never had help. These people all long as they
can be given the chance to buy such food why should they work!!!! web
posted September 4, 2012 Re; "Talking softy
at lunch will teach your child self control" Was not aware that was
going on at MES,thank you for informing me of the policy. I would
expect this rule to be age/grade considered. The 4,5 and 6 year old
kids would consider lunch time to be kind of like playground time, but
with Teacher's limits. They have hours of "talking softy and learning
self control" during class room time, let them have some social time
while they are enjoying lunch. I would think the Teacher's guidance
during that time is all that is really needed, that is part of the job. web
posted September 4, 2012 Regarding the NWTF
Fact is I'm a Reagan Republican. I've never voted for a Democratic
candidate in my life, including Dog Catcher and have no plans of ever
changing. So I'd submit to you that you "popped" of without
knowing the facts. Here are a few more facts for you to put in
your pipe and smoke. I've been employed by the NWTF long enough
to have seen the good, the bad and the ugly.
As for the former employees being escorted out. That's the policy
towards all former workers. Several years ago, before we
had a competent HR Department to help facilitate this type of thing,
former employees were allowed to come and go for several days after
termination. They were allowed to enter and re-enter the
building. This was fine until one individual decided to do
thousands upon thousands of dollars worth of damage to equipment in the
Thankfully we now have qualified, professional HR folks who handle this
type of thing with dignity and class. Furthermore, our HR
Department works with the former employees to help find them new jobs.
These folks are caring and sensitive to the situation. In closing
I would submit that you're all about to find out just how insensitive
the former management was when the lawsuit they've brought against the
NWTF reaches court. You'd better come early, get a good seat and
be prepared to pick your jaw up off the ground. web
posted September 4, 2012 Re: Looking at the
enrollment numbers from the Edgefield County School District, why are
there close to 700 children at Merriwether Elementary and roughly 400
at Merriwether Middle?????? Where are these children going when they
leave 5th grade? Do principals earn more money if their schools have
have more students?
Alright, let’s have a math lesson.
MMS has more students by percentage than MES. This isn’t rocket
science. MES serves grades preK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th
grades (6 grade levels). MMS serves 6th, 7th, and 8th grades (3
MES has a population of 676 students. Divide this by 6 grade levels it
gives you 113 students/ grade level. Before you say it, I
understand that some grades have more students than others. This
is called an average. MMS has a population of 386 students.
Divide this by 3 grade levels it gives you 129 students/ grade level.
MMS has more students per grade level than MES. This has nothing
to do with Murphys Village as this makeup doesn’t make that much of an
NOW---let’s look at the Johnston/Edgefield area. JET Middle
School has a total of 504 students. They also serve 6th, 7th, and
8th grades. That is roughly 168 students/ grade. They have
3 elementary schools that feed them, not just one. JES, WEParker,
and DES have a combined total of 1104 students. They all serve
preK, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades (6 grade levels). If you
take the 1104 students (all 3 elementary schools that feed into JET)
and divide it by 6 grade levels, you get 184. If you take a grade level
coming from the elementary schools and multiply it by 3 grade levels
(from the levels JET serves (6, 7, and 8th grade), you get 552 which
JET is actually losing students, not the Merriwether area. Most
parents in that area of the county will not send their kids to
JET. JET has pool of 428 more students in the area than
MMS. MES-706/ JES-Parker-DES- 1104
So, let’s recap. MMS has one elementary school that feeds into
it. JET has THREE middle schools that feed into it. MMS
serves more students based on the student population from one
elementary school than JET does at three. By percentage, MMS has
more students per grade level from what serves them than any other
middle/elementary school in the district.
It really is simple math.
So the question is, why are all the Johnston, Edgefield, and Trenton
students leaving the district after elementary school? As far as
if principals earn more, I am not sure of that. I know that other
counties pay based off of student population.
Editor's note: Now I feel just as stupid. That's what I get for working
on the WM's as the last section of the night when I am tired. web
posted September 4, 2012 The on-line
application for Aiken Tech still allows for a GED score http://www.atc.edu/p220.aspx
To the WM post about they wont, please cite your sources. web
posted September 4, 2012 Re: Enrollment
Why is it so surprising that MMS has less students than MES? It
doesn't take a genius to realize that MES serves students in grades CD
- 5th. That is six grade levels compared to three at the middle
posted September 4, 2012 RE: Where
are these children going when they leave 5th grade?
Merriwether Elementary has seven grade levels (K3 through 5th grade)
with about 100 students in each grade level. Hence, the 700
students enrolled at MES.
Merriwether Middle has three grade levels (6 through 8) with about 100
students in each grade level. Hence, the 400 students enrolled at
There are very few students leaving either school including the Murphy
Village students. Most of Murphy Village in located in Aiken
County, so they must attend elementary and middle schools located in
Actually, the overall enrollment numbers for Edgefield County schools
have been decreasing for the last 5 years. Very few people with
school age children have been moving into Edgefield County. If
you look at Edgefield County's age demographics, most residents are
past the age of having school age children.
Administrator's pay does depend on the number of students enrolled at
the school. Though, this is not the only determination of pay for
administrators. There is a whole formula for determining their
posted September 4, 2012 Re: Enrollment
Differences between MMS and MES
MES has a 4K class, Kindergarden, 1-5 grades. So, in
that one building you have seven different age groups of kids. At
MMS you have 6-8 grades or three different age groups of kids.
Naturally when you have twice as many garde levels (MES) you are going
to have twice as many kids as the middle school. The Editor is
also correct with Murphy Village kids but that only accounts for a
small fraction. web
posted September 4, 2012 Today we mourn the
passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for
many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth
records were long ago lost in
bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such
valuable lessons as:
- Knowing when to come in out of the rain;
- Why the early bird gets the worm;
- Life isn't always fair;
- And maybe it was my fault.
Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend
more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children,
are in charge). His health began to deteriorate rapidly when
well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports
of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a
classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch;
and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened
his condition. Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers
for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining
their unruly children.
It declined even further when schools were required to get parental
consent to administer sun lotion or an aspirin to a student; but could
not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an
Common Sense lost the will to live as the churches became businesses;
and criminals received better treatment than their victims.
Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a
burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault.
Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to
realise that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in
her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement. Common Sense was
preceded in death,
-by his parents, Truth and Trust,
-by his wife, Discretion,
-by his daughter, Responsibility,
-and by his son, Reason.
He is survived by his 5 stepbrothers;
- I Know My Rights
- I Want It Now
- Someone Else Is To Blame
- I'm A Victim
- Pay me for Doing Nothing
Not many attended his funeral because so few realised he was gone. web
posted September 4, 2012 A lot of people
agree there should be more thorough investigation by police departments
before charges are drawn up in a warrant. The man that was
arrested for the crime on Park Street turned himself in to the
police station after he was told law enforcement was looking for
him. He says he has no knowledge of the crime. There is
proof that he was in another location with many witnesses at the time
of incident. The Edgefield police department should do more
thorough investigation. This case will get
thrown out because he does have proof of his whereabouts and reputable
witnesses to testify for him. It is true that being arrested for
a crime does not prove guilt but many people are falsely accused
everyday and most of the time when the charges are dropped it doesn’t
make the headlines of Edgefield Daily. I hope
this case will be an exception to the rule and you as the editor will
be true to your word.
Editor's note: When cases are thrown out and we are advised we report
the charges being dropped. If not, we cover the charges being dropped
or found not guilty in our reports on General Sessions Court. A report
of the arrest does not imply guilt, just that the person has been
posted September 3, 2012 once again, the
food police has reared its ugly head. I am on food stamps due to
job loss. I am working 2 pt jobs just to try and keep the lights
on, I have cut everything in my budget , that i can possibly cut. I use
public internet or my sisters. I changed my home phone over to a yearly
pay service ( magic jack), I changed my car insurance, parked my big
SUV and am driving a 1000.00 car that gets decent gas mileage. Who are
you to judge me? just because I am forced to ask for help does not mean
I am not worthy of buying real food. I am a person, if I want a twinkie
for my lunch, then i will buy it. You try to run a household with
three in college on 600.00 a month. If I want to purchase
that steak that is marked down, i will. I can use it for several
things. If I chose to use coupons and save some money from the previous
month so I can have a special dinner for my sons birthday, then I will.
that person you are blindly judging has a story, we are not all lazy
bums. Most of all we are Humans, not some animal. last I looked,
we will still live in a republic not a socialist state ( for now at
least) until that time changes, then I reserve the right to
purchase real food for my family. web
posted September 3, 2012 Looking at the
enrollment numbers from the Edgefield County School District, why are
there close to 700 children at Merriwether Elementary and roughly 400
at Merriwether Middle?????? Where are these children going when
they leave 5th grade? Do principals earn more money if their schools
have have more students?
Editor's note: I do not have any facts to back this up, but most
children from Murphy Village do not go to school beyond Elementary
School. That could play a large roll in the decrease in numbers. web
posted September 3, 2012 Re:NWTF
It's not the heart of keeping employees. Its the way these employees
were walked out. Yes, businesses are run by numbers and they should be.
The past administration cannot still be blamed for the state of
the federation now. The point is that you have one of the largest
businesses in our county and the reductions are never reported on.
Hopefully Mitt Romney will get in office and do away with all of the
earmarks that keep so many of these worthless businesses open. Tax
money would do better to go to worthy charitable organizations, such as
hospitals and schools! web
posted September 3, 2012 what is going on
with our state colleges and universities? forst out state TECHNICAL
colleges are no longer accepting the GED for admission. I
did not realize their standards are as lofty as Harvard. I
thought that was one of the reasons for our technical schools. this is
ridiculous. it does not affect me or my family but its a stupid rule.
you now need a 3.0 to be accepted into some programs at our technical
schools,. again why are we keeping people who are Passing from
accomplishing their goals and dreams, I remember the saying 2.0 and go.
My biggest complaint is WHY on earth is USC building a college
welcome center on King street in Charleston. how is this a good use of
our tax payer dollars? whose pet project is this? tuition has increased
over 25% in 5 years and we are paying for a welcome center in one of
the priciest addresses in the state. WHY? so glad they are
looking out for the little guy. web
posted September 3, 2012 I am shocked by
the hostility being shown to the new principle of Merriweather
Elementary School. These parents are teaching their children to fight
the rules not follow. Yes there are times when rules need to be changed
for the better but school has been in only a few weeks. The rules being
imposed are for the safety and well being of all the children. Parents
think about what do the rules do before you complain. Talking softy at
lunch will teach your child self control, keeping parents out of the
hallways will protect your child from strangers and keeps the
distractions down so school can start on time. Requiring a written note
for child pick up will keep your child safe.
Getting you child to school on time will help the teacher spend as much
time as possible teaching your child. By picking your child up early
you are denying your child the lesson being taught and disrupting the
Children have enough stress with out you creating more because you
cannot adapt to change. Teaching a child to adapt is a very import
lesson your child should learn from you if you want your child to grow
as a person. If you don’t like to follow the rules try putting
your child in a private school or home school. But teaching your child
to throw a temper tantrum when he/she doesn't like something is no
going to take them far in life. Parents if your OCD is controlling your
life it is time to start medications and leave running the school to
the principal. web
posted September 3, 2012 WOW! What's the
deal at Wardlaw? How many long term students are no longer enrolled???
Satisfied parents don't let their children withdraw and go to Thurmand
or King or other private schools. How many are gone and what does that
tell us? web
posted September 3, 2012 I am tired of
riding by Strom Thurmond High School and JET Middle School and seeing
how nice they look on the outside. The paint looks real nice from the
front. Then I drop my child off at Parker and there is paint peeling
from the top and down spout drains. The only thing that looks nice on
the exterior is the front entrance. The rest is an embarrassment. I
wish the School Board would ride around and look at the quality of
maintenance of the exterior and even the interior of each and every
school. It's a disgrace. There needs to be a maintenance plan for each
and every school. PTO should not have to pay for maintenance needs for
each school. Where is the maintenance plan and budget from the district
for each school? Can we know the plan for our schools? web
posted September 3, 2012 Thank you Mr.
Editor for pointing out to the NWTF apologist that voting for Obama
will only bring more local job layoffs. Seems to me this "facts are"
comments come from a Democrat type always trying to lay the blame
Editor's note: My comment was not directed at the NWTF, it was directed
at Obama and what would happen if he's re-elected. He will see to it we
spend, spend, spend and become the next Greece so he has pull a Hugo
posted September 3, 2012 Kidnapped Marine
Speaks Out: ‘I’m Scared For My Country’
posted September 3, 2012 GO BIG REBS! The
Rebs wasted Saluda 35-3. Here we come! Get ready for another run for
the state title! GO BIG REBS! web
posted September 1, 2012Can someone please
get the Edgefield County School District website up and running?
It is a mess. web
posted September 1, 2012 NWTF.....
You don't run a successful business with your heart and in tough
economic times like these, tough choices have to be made. Sure,
the NWTF could have kept all the employees who were let go and in
another two years, the 90 or so workers left here in Edgefield would
also be looking for new jobs.
Know this for FACT. The NWTF is paying for the sins of the former
management. So much so that if they hadn't been removed, the NWTF would
have already been shut down. It's amazing to me that you never
hear anything about the NWTF until someone loses a job. We never
hear about all the amazing things this organization does for our
community throughout the year or the fact that it still employees
almost 100 workers locally.
Seldom do we ever want to see our coworkers terminated or let go,
however I for one am thankful that we have a management team in place
that isn't afraid to make tough decisions.
Editor's note: Vote for Obama and watch even more lose their jobs. web
posted September 1, 2012 When the Democrats
say the Republicans have a war on women, I have to scratch my head in
wonder. When you look at the female leadership in the Republican party
it is amazing to me. The women that spoke at the convention are strong
leaders and are the kind of women I want representing me. I don't agree
with all of them on everything, but they are on the front lines,
fighting for this country. I loved hearing these quality, well spoken,
strong women speak about this country and their hopes for this country!
If Stephanie Cutter, Janet Napolitano and some of the other Democratic
women are examples of their best then we have an issue. Stephanie
Cutter has been caught in a number of lies and anyone who would believe
anything she says, must not be very discerning. I will put the
Republican women up against the Democratic women any day.
Listening to Ann Romney this morning just made this clearer to me. She
was told the Obamas chose not to watch any of the RNC and she was asked
if she would watch the DNC. She said she would because she wants
to hear what the President has to say and she would like to hear
Michelle. Who is the bigger person in this scenario? To me, the Obamas
were either afraid to listen or they don't take the Republicans
seriously. It is childish and arrogant to say they didn't watch the
RNC. You can bet if they didn't watch it, they got a blow by blow
account of all of it. Come on. If you can't show your opponent a common
respect, it says a lot about you as person.
There is no war on women. It is just one more attempt to divide this
country. I like the positive message of the Republicans and I am tired
of being dragged through the mud by the Democrats. Who wants to live in
a mudhole? web
posted September 1, 2012 I think it is sad
when those employed in law enforcement break the rules such as Robbie
Shorter has done. How could he possibly ever work to convict someone of
DUI if he has done the same crime. I personally know his family, and I
know that he was not raised in this manner. His mother was employed as
a public school teacher for many years in Saluda and always worked to
provide him with a stable home and nurturing environment. I know she
must be heartbroken over his actions. web
posted September 1, 2012 Former Democratic
Alabama Rep. Artur Davis, who introduced President Barack Obama in 2008
at the Democratic Convention in Denver, appeared before the Republicans
in Tampa on Monday and fired up the crowd with a powerful speech. He
said that he regretted his vote and spoke directly to the nation's
independents and Democrats who do not support Obama anymore. "May it be
said of this time in our history, 2008 to 2012: mistake corrected,"
said Davis. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcsVnkwmDok
Editor's note: The main stream media would not run his speech, or those
of other black Republicans who spoke because it did not fit their
template that Republicans are racists. They also refused to carry the speech
Love. Who is racist? web
posted September 1, 2012 They don't make
too many like that anymore. I am afraid America will never return to
this. With Gods help it can. A tribute to Reagan. http://www.youtube.com/embed/OvN1jTkzXbY?rel=0 web
posted September 1, 2012 For almost four
years we have heard the President, and the rest of his Democratic
(socialistic) co-horts, spew venom about the evil rich not paying their
fair share. Who are these selfish citizens? Check out this link. Oh,
and check their political affiliation also.