Letter: Trump and his WNC followers

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I have submitted this letter to Mountain Xpress because one of the key players … is Sidney Powell, who has a home in Biltmore Forest, and because I believe Xpress readers are intelligent enough to get it. I also believe that North Carolina as a whole will have a severe problem when and if Trump and his family are arrested. Asheville is my hometown, and while I was there a few years ago, I saw the Trump campaign rally and believe there are a large amount of Trump die-hards in Western North Carolina.

Trump, his family and others, including Republican national and state politicians, realize that the only strategy many of them have to jail in the near future is to whip up as much political violence and calls for insurrection as they possibly can to their heavily armed followers so that the state attorneys general who are after them will be told to drop the charges or face armed civil war. This is not a joke, and if you do not believe this is going on now today, well, please think seriously about it.

— John Penley
Las Vegas

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24 thoughts on “Letter: Trump and his WNC followers

  1. WNC

    There appears to be civil unrest and maybe, (but hopefully no more) in large and small anti Trump cities across America. Black, white and every other race can’t even walk to the grocery store if there’s still one that has closed shop.
    Court houses police station’s, cars, businesses, schools are attacked by anti Trumpers.
    Authority of every level is disrespected as instructed to do so by parent (often not parents), “leaders” who tell residents they aren’t capable of achievement.
    You are accusing the residents from much of WNC of potentially acting like Liberal, Socialists , Marxist well the Democratic Party of 2021 do daily in non Trump strong holds on a daily basis.
    I’m not a particular fan of the Trump family but compared to Hunter Biden, Joe’s brother etc. they seem pretty tame. There seems to be more than enough evidence to have already put Hunter away for years ( Joe stated Hunter is the smartest man he’s ever met and that explains a lot).
    WNC >Virtuous Vegas

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  2. Taxpayer

    Surely there is a worthy concern in Las Vegas you can write about or all the problems on the planet in WNC?

  3. Feel the Burn

    Total “TDS” Trump Derangement Syndrome. These folks are eat up with hate and insanity. Trump lives rent free in heads.

  4. Enlightened Enigma

    I believe that Sydney Powell sold her Biltmore Park home and resides in TEXAS , but she does own a farm with her brother
    somewhere in NC. Love her.

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    • NFB

      She was served her lawsuit papers at her house in Biltmore Forest where she was hiding out because she was too much of a coward to face up to the consequences of her actions.

      Her defense? Her defense is that “no reasonable person” would believe what she has said about the election. That’s the only sensible thing she has said, but then again ever a stopped clock is right twice a day.

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  5. NFB

    The replies here to this letter are further proof of how Trump always manages to bring out the worst in people.

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  6. Biltmore Forest Hippie

    Sidney Powell hides all info about who she was married to and has a son with ? There is some speculation that this is because her husband was black and they have a mixed race son together. Check this out for yourselves and you will see that what I am saying is true. It also makes sense since Trump’s white supremacist base would really not like this and neither would her conservative white associates and friends.

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