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My fellow South Carolinians, it’s up to us to change the course of the Republican nomination process.

There is the tendency of voters to jump on the bandwagon, voting for whoever takes the early lead. But in our desire to displace President Obama, we could select a nominee who varies little from Obama.

Only Newt Gingrich has demonstrated the wisdom and courage to lead the restoration of our nation to greatness – even addressing the issues of Christian oppression and of activist judges who routinely overstep there bounds and have usurped the executive and legislative branches of government while no one dares to challenge them or call for their impeachment.

Like Ronald Reagan, who was ridiculed for his bluntness (recall the “evil empire”), Newt calls it as he sees it, and such honesty is essential to effecting change.

Democrats have catered to many special-interest groups, putting conservative voters in the minority. Yet conservatives are maligned more than any other group (no protection of our rights), while our principles that made this nation great are trampled upon. It appears that, generally, it is white conservatives against all others, with blacks being deceived by their self-appointed leaders, keeping them in economic bondage to justify their own positions; and Hispanics appearing to side with other people of color, to their own detriment – as when they overwhelmingly chose Obama over John McCain, who was most sympathetic to their causes.

Of course, a white person cannot make certain statements regarding blacks without being labeled as racist. But where is the racism when nearly 100 percent of black voters vote for a black candidate, such as Obama, when there seems to be no basis but race for that vote? I would like to pose the question to blacks and Hispanics: What has Obama done for you?

D. Michael Taylor

Graniteville, S.C.

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Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 09:48 pm
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Obama wants total power, to

Obama wants total power, to by-pass Congress and make his own decisions; that looks like a dictatorship in the making to me. And how about that national debt, not high enough for you yet?

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harley_52 01/13/12 - 09:53 pm
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Hey Willow, I just heard Newt

Hey Willow, I just heard Newt at a campaign stop in Greenville, SC. He was pretty good. I may be leaning that way again.....if it's okay?

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/13/12 - 10:03 pm
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Hey, harley, were you in

Hey, harley, were you in Greenville? It's more than okay with me, I may even join you.

harley_52
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harley_52 01/13/12 - 10:10 pm
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No, saw it on C-SPAN. He was

No, saw it on C-SPAN. He was in Greenville. He gave a very good speech, answered a lot of questions, and did a very fine job. He's rising in the polls and it looks, now, like a close race in South Carolina. He may be the one....

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allhans 01/13/12 - 11:32 pm
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OH no. Say it is not so.

OH no. Say it is not so. All we need is for that loose cannon to occupy the White House. Newt talks good, but Newt is for Newt. Not for the party, not the country and certainly not for you or me.

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Jake 01/14/12 - 12:44 am
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I just talked to a person who

I just talked to a person who thought nothing has been better since 1960. He may be right unless he is talking about civil rights. Just think, this newspaper used to run ads for rewards for capture of runaway slaves. They also ran ads for the sale of said individuals. Good paper. Have only progressed a little bit, reluctantly.

Willow Bailey
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Willow Bailey 01/14/12 - 09:48 am
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allhans, a vote for anyone

allhans, a vote for anyone else is a vote for improvement.

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allhans 01/14/12 - 10:53 am
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I know that is the truth, but

I know that is the truth, but the 'anyone else' has to get past the Democ
rats.

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