Letter: Progressive causes remain intact

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Mr. Carl Mumpower claims Asheville progressives’ original dedication to “liberty, progress and humanity,” have been kidnapped [Asheville Progressives Are Losing Ground,” Aug. 1, Xpress]. I disagree and thank him for his recognition of the causes many are dedicated to. How unfortunate that those three standards appear to have been rejected by Mr. Mumpower and the administration he supports. Rather than trying a dialogue, he prefers to add his own fuel source.

He may call what I stand for whatever he wishes; that is his right. However, it has become quite evident that progressives will never support bankrupting or compromising our country simply to appease the extraordinarily destructive, narcissist vanity of one man as heartily as Mr. Mumpower does. Liberty, progress and humanity are what great nations guarantee their people, no matter what.

— Dinah Williams

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8 thoughts on “Letter: Progressive causes remain intact

  1. cecil bothwell

    Indeed. Any pretense of honor that Mr. Mumpower once claimed has completely failed as he joined the other toadies in their support of a corrupt and venal president.

    • Lulz

      Oh really? You mean the same honor where a poll was used for a downtown park to proclaim it a done deal? Or was is that phony bond issue. How in the hell can an area that’s experienced growth and tax revenues such as this need to also push bonds unless of course the money was wasted, Is that why the city’s finances are on shaky ground? You don’t suppose you had anything to do with that?

      Green is taking down the heretics in the county, Odds are there’s another one just like her in the city. Cause one hand knows what the other is doing. The two share too many of the same faces not to be. And if I were you, I’d really stop ignoring the corruption right here where you people seem to think it’s going away, Every week we learn something new. It’s actually getting ridiculous but not surprising.

    • Enlightened Enigma

      Cecil you were an enemy of Asheville as you NEVER called for ANY accountability from the Housing Authority of Asheville, our BIGGEST ENEMY that blights the whole city.

      That’s what the current adm. is being labled as well for this heinous deriliction of duty to protect the citizens.

  2. Lulz

    LOL you are bankrupting it. You foolishly think open borders and a huge welfare state are sustainable especially on those jobs are never coming back 2% GDP? LOL toss in a bunch of Wanda Greens and that’s leftist Eutopia. No thanks.

    Problem with progressives is they are the intellectual class of unintelligent morons. Never had to really work, don’t step out of their circle of comrades, and have zero understanding of economics. And the people they support are due not to any ability, but title, status, or physical characteristic.

    • Lulz

      And one last thought. Since Warren believes in that fluff legislation of hers called saving capitalism but is actually FASCISM, maybe you leftist should face the facts that you are what you label others. Let’s see what leftist actions such as PC speech, centralized control of production, and ridding society of political opposition is defined as:

      Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and strong regimentation of society and of the economy, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe

      Don’t like conservative groups? Weaponize the government and use the “law” to rid them. Don’t like conservatives period? Chase them from the public sphere and “shame” them. Ban them from communicating online. Don’t like conservative whites and wish to change society? Blame them for the past, place undue restrictions on how they can apply for jobs, admitted into education, government, insure they can’t form families and open the borders. Claim the Earth is overpopulated but pay for the often multiple children of illegals and incentivize more of them. Allow them to vote first in “school board” electionsbut of course that doesn’t stop til it’s national. Claim elections were a fraud if lost though, Use a political dossier from a democrat candidate to acquire a FISA warrant while withholding the information that the document was paid for by the democrat party. Spy on political opposition and try to dig up any dirt to convict them. And finally label the supporters of your political opposition as racist, sexist, bigoted, rednecks, dumb, take their jobs away, and wonder why they don’t vote for your candidates.

      You are exactly what you proclaim others to be progressives.

  3. Stan Hawkins

    Liberty, Progress, and Humanity; do you mean the kind that we can find in such destinations as Baltimore, Chicago, and Detroit? Or, we could take a look at the liberty, progress, and humanity in what used to be a thriving middle class destination, Venezuela?

    The old rock and roll tune by Dire Straits has a line; “money for nothing”. The questions should be what are you willing to do, and how much are you willing to give to get what you want?

    • Lulz

      People need to wake up and realize that progress isn’t bans. If someone is banning something, that means they’re afraid of freedom. All the leftist seek is power, And they’ll do anything to get it.

  4. Enlightened Enigma

    facebook group welcoming ‘Angry Buncombe Taxpayers’ and rumors of even MORE democrackkk crimality coming forth soon …

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