Letter: Elect honest, experienced, expert leaders in Buncombe County

Graphic by Lori Deaton

This election is about “progress,” not party.

Is less law and order “progress”? Is the antifa intimidation in neighborhoods “progress”? How about the very serious injury to a news reporter downtown in the progressives’ “peaceful protest”?

Are fewer and worse health care choices, thanks to Asheville leadership’s Mission monster, “progress”? Is having needle disposal parks “progress”?

Is censorship of free speech “progress”? Know anyone kicked off online forums for expressing opinions? I do.

Is indoctrination of children with socialist dogma “progress”? They are required to watch CNN for current events.

Is rampant development, regardless of traffic problems, “progress”? Seen South Asheville lately?

Local “Progressives” define this as “progress.” Do you?

Republican County commissioners (a minority since the 1970s?) tried for years to uncover crooked County Manager Wanda Greene and her cronies. She postponed answers, sustained by the current county chair. He, his higher taxes and personal solar business deals should go.

Honest, experienced and expert leaders can soon run the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners when we elect Robert Pressley — candidate for chair; Glenda Weinert — District 1; Anthony Penland — District 2; Joe Belcher — District 3!

Flip your ballot; flip Buncombe. Locals are listed on the back of your ballot. Choose your future.

— Janet Jones


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4 thoughts on “Letter: Elect honest, experienced, expert leaders in Buncombe County

  1. Charles

    Ugh. Buncombe County is a corrupt mess. Why should any that backed Wanda Greene so vehemently remain?

  2. luther blissett

    Many people are saying that if Republicans take control of Buncombe, Charter will take CNN off the air and replace it with Chad Nesbitt News. They won’t even have to change the name on the lineup. All forced indoctrination of our kids will end overnight.

  3. Jonathan Greene

    Filthy republicans were commissioners and representatives during Wanda Greene and they didn’t do anything but line their own pockets and protect their own interests. Progressives…liberals whatever your name for them is want equal rights and equality and to stop racists heretic speeches. If that’s censorship then it’s much needed. Most upstanding folks call it doing what’s right.

  4. Abby

    I have to admit that I think this whole letter is a bunch of crap and I’m surprised that this paper apparently thinks Antifa is a group and is apparently falling for that.
    Btw, Chad Nesbitt isn’t a reporter. Making stuff up isn’t reporting.

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