Letter: Rose will work hard for all of us

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I am writing this in regard to Mollie Rose, N.C. House candidate, District 116. Mollie has a passion for this position that only a mother, grandmother, former school counselor, mental health worker and family advocate could possibly possess. Mollie has worked on the Clean Water for North Carolina board and the Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project, where she obtained a knowledge of environmental issues. By participating in the Building Bridges program, she learned how racial prejudice is affecting the citizens of Buncombe County.

Mollie stands for a quality education, with the parents making the decisions on what the children should be taught and where they should go to school. School choice should be allowed, as it improves the quality of education for everyone, as the free market system improves the quality of goods and services.

Our citizens need to know that our elections are safe and secure. Mollie will support the North Carolina Election Integrity Team and work to eliminate Electronic Registration Information Center out of our state.

Small businesses and free enterprise are important to the integrity of our people, and it is Mollie’s desire to support sensible, limited regulations and red tape to ensure that business will succeed and at the same time, protect our resources and the natural beauty of our mountains.

I have known Mollie for several years and know her as a hard worker who will continue to work for all of us. Please support and vote for Mollie as she seeks to better the quality of life for the citizens of Buncombe County.

— Bobbie Shiplett


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2 thoughts on “Letter: Rose will work hard for all of us

  1. Keith

    A Republican election denier, posing as a liberal in the MountainX letters? Seems like a fine line to negotiate if MAGA voters thought she was a RINO..

  2. ohiogurl

    Mollie won’t be working for all of us. Republicans like to say “parents should decide” what kids should be taught, who teaches them, and by what rules. But proponents of political interference in school curriculum want SOME parents to decide for ALL children, based on their personal biases and values. They want to sand the rough edges off our history, and pretend it didn’t happen. They are uncomfortable with recognizing the diversity in today’s classrooms, and so target children and staff members who are different in race or sexuality. They want to ban books and topics that make them uncomfortable. Parents already have a voice in the school, through the democratic process, by voting for school board members. Because parents disagree, I prefer that experts make decisions about curriculum.

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