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Welcome to 2016 from the Chatham County Republican Party

February 16, 2016
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Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 21:45:25 -0500 From: John Palermo Subject: Welcome to 2016 from the Chatham County Republican Party Welcome to 2016 from the Chatham County Republican Party We hope that you have healthy and wonderful 2016. We thought it would be helpful to share some important dates and information with you as we

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Recommending Cecil Wilson as chair of the Chatham Planning Board

February 16, 2016
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Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2016 12:21:52 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Chair of Planning Board Dear Tom West, May I suggest that you, and maybe Gene, might send another post recommending Cecil Wilson as chair of the Planning Board comparing his qualifications and experience with that of George Lucier. (I can’t do this myself

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Stephanie Talbott believes we have destroyed more than 50% of the world’s forests

February 16, 2016
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Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:08:08 +0000 (UTC) From: stephanie talbott Subject: Climate change and the involvement of our citizens I also chuckled at the irony that of a global warming/climate change committee meeting was cancelled due to the winter weather. However, I was also dismayed by the snarky, insulting, discounting and hostile posts re.

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In Support of the Re-Election of Chatham Commissioner Mike Cross

February 15, 2016
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Date: Mon, 1 Feb 2016 15:12:10 -0500 From: Kachergis Subject: In Support of the Re-Election of Mike Cross I am so glad that Commissioner Mike Cross is running for re-election. He demonstrates a belief that all Chatham citizens should have ownership of their county government. This is illustrated from his statement on his Facebook page.

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Judy Hogan’s quarrel with Mike Cross and Jim Crawford is taking Duke money

February 15, 2016
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Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:40:02 -0500 From: judyhogan Subject: Why I do not plan to vote for Mike Cross Why I don’t any longer support Mike Cross I’ve read Larry Hick’s post. I speak here as an individual only. I worked hard to elect Mike Cross in 2004, and I worked again for him

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John Graybeal is convinced that global warming produces blizzards

February 8, 2016
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Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:33:15 -0500 From: John Graybeal Subject: Global Warming Helps Produce Blizzards It is unsurprising that some climate change deniers had fun pointing out that the meeting of the Chatham County Climate Change Advisory Committee was canceled because lingering snow and ice on County side roads created hazardous driving conditions. Alas,

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Brad Page concerned about people pulling the deniability wool over Chathamite eyes

February 8, 2016
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Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:31:57 -0500 (EST) From: Brad Page Subject: Brian Bock and Tom West Mr. Bock, certainly I think you’re over-reacting. As for deniability regarding climate change you definitely fall down on the job where responsible leadership is concerned. As for joining Mr. West in this chest beating, surely no responsible scientist

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Pittsboro Matters tries to cover up how insincere and inept they are

February 7, 2016
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Pittsboro Matters tries to cover up how insincere and inept they are

Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:52:44 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: RE: Spin from Pittsboro Matters Frankly, I am on the same side of most issues and values with a majority of the folks who support Pittsboro Matters, Inc. and I believe that they raise compelling issues for discussion on growth and other issues such

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Chatham County Carpool to the 10th annual HKonJ on February 13th

February 7, 2016
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Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:35:02 -0500 From: Kim Calhoun Subject: Chatham County Carpool to the 10th annual HKonJ on February 13th Hello dear Chathamites~ The last few years I’ve deeply enjoyed getting to know my neighbors as we carpool to the annual HKonJ People’s Assembly/Mass Moral March in Raleigh. The western branch of the

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Response to whomever goes by Paul Revere

February 6, 2016
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Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:31:42 -0500 From: Diana Haywood Subject: Response to whomever goes by Paul Revere Hi whomever goes by Paul, Just wanted to take a minute and address your assumed satirical comment with: Subject: Global Warming meeting cancelled due to ice I have heard this conversation several times of late (including in

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Global Warming and Ice

February 6, 2016
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Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:40:14 -0500 From: Claire Kane Subject: Global Warming and Ice Hello friends , For those who see ‘irony’ in an open-to-all Climate Change Committee meeting cancelled due to ice, I submit there IS irony only in the derider’s use of the words ‘warming’ and ‘ice’, and then, only in the

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Chatham’s Global Warming meeting cancelled due to ice

January 29, 2016
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Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:59:50 -0500 From: Paul Revere Subject: Global Warming meeting cancelled due to ice The committee that was recently formed to advise the county on best practices to reduce global warming had to cancel their first meeting due to icy conditions. This very important committee is going to advise us on

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You cannot make this stuff up!

January 28, 2016
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Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:07:58 -0500 From: Tom West Subject: You cannot make this stuff up! Chatham County’s Climate Change Advisory Committee Meeting CANCELLED because of cold weather http://www.chathamnc.org/index.aspx?page=19&recordid=6190 The Climate Change Advisory Committee meeting that had been slated for tonight is cancelled due to icy parking area and driveways around the Chatham Community

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Come talk to Senator Valerie Foushee about public education on January 1 at Briar Chapel Clubhouse

January 25, 2016
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Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:25:33 -0500 From: Emily Geizer Subject: Come talk to our senator about public education! Mark Your Calendars! Senator Valerie Foushee will be giving us the insider perspective on upcoming bills impacting education and she’ll be available to answer your questions on topics such as teacher retention, charter schools, and school

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Reply to Duck Decoy

January 23, 2016
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Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 11:46:39 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: Reply to Duck Decoy Yes, Duck Decoy, since my husband died I have become more involved in the county and organizations like my precinct and the Democratic Women. And I do meet with a lot of people and chat with them in order to

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Pittsboro Matters case against Chatham Park was dismissed with prejudice

January 21, 2016
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Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:13:59 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: RE: Pittsboro Matters and Duck Decoy Last week I posted a couple of comments after the latest misleading cyber communications from Pittsboro Matters. I received a few private comments, which prompted me to do more research. What I discovered was that their case was

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Chatham County GOP presents Tea with Susan Tillis on January 21

January 14, 2016
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Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2016 17:38:02 -0500 From: John Palermo Subject: Chatham Cty GOP Presents: Tea With Susan Tillis Chatham County GOP Tea with Susan Tillis Chatham County Republican Party Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:30 PM The Governors Club 11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill Sponsors: Rodney Alsup, Dolores Bilangi, Nancy Clark, Mary Clemmings, Brenda Dowling,

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Will latest fear mongering drivel from Pittsboro Matters put it’s 501(c)(3) status at risk?

January 12, 2016
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Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 23:40:28 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: Behind what doors? This afternoon I received a copy of the latest fear mongering drivel from Pittsboro Matters, Inc. I say drivel, because it is more propaganda and untruth than an actual exercise designed to factually inform the community. I suspect that the letter

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GOP January meeting at Pittsboro Roadhouse Tuesday at 7pm

January 12, 2016
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Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:41:06 -0500 From: Brian Bock Subject: GOP January meeting @ Pittsboro Roadhouse Tuesday at 7:00pm Join us at the Pittsboro Roadhouse in Downtown Pittsboro, Tuesday, January 12th at 7:00pm for our monthly membership meeting. Our special guest speaker is Francis De Luca, President of the Civitas Institute. Mr. De Luca

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Chatham Commissioners Diana Hales, Karen Howard & Jim Crawford already caught lying

January 7, 2016
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Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 12:29:02 -0500 From: Brian Bock Subject: Which is more important; words or deeds? While most of us were spending time with family and friends over the holidays and not paying attention to politics, our commissioners unfortunately were hard at work. After watching the videos of last few meetings I’ve noticed

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