“However, I get confused applying the term conserve, as stated by Mr. [Carl] Mumpower, to a few of the 95 regulations the current administration has rolled back.”
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Letter: Progressives, conservatives should look in mirror and dictionary
“My greater point is this: If Webster’s definition of conservatism was in reality what Mr. Mumpower and his far-right-leaning friends were adhering to, we would all be living in a much more peaceful town and world.”
From the vaults: a 2007 look at Yelton, Asheville’s local far-right
With Don Yelton’s controversial remarks on the Daily Show making national news, here’s some context about local right-wing activism. In 2007, Xpress profiled the Carolina Stompers, a local hardline conservative activist group including Yelton and then-future Buncombe GOP Chair Chad Nesbitt, known for flamboyant tactics and its promises to “stomp” liberalism.