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Lenoir County: Stealing and spending

By William R. Toler In an effort to steal more money…I mean…raise revenue, Lenoir County Commissioners are going straight to the state. A bill proposed earlier this week would allow a slight increase (.25 percent) in the local sales tax, … Continue reading

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Libertarians gaining ground

By William R. Toler Amidst the coverage following Tuesday’s election is a story that, of course, isn’t being covered by the mainstream media: Libertarians had one of their strongest showings in ballot box history. Presidential candidate Gary Johnson only garnered one … Continue reading

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Green Party candidate arrested

By William R. Toler Jill Stein wasn’t at Tuesday night’s debate. Not just because as the Green Party candidate she wasn’t allowed to participate…but because she was arrested. According to RawStory.com, Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested after being … Continue reading

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Johnson, Howe excluded from debates

By William R. Toler Despite the best efforts of the two major political parties and the mainstream media, third-party candidates aren’t giving up. According to Policymic.com, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson will join Jill Stein (Green Party), Virgil Goode (Constitution … Continue reading

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To vote, or not to vote?

By William R. Toler Though I haven’t yet read Shakespeare’s Hamlet (one of the many books I have that are on my I’ll-get-around-to-it list), I know a bit about the title character from Jasper Fforde’s Something Rotten. I know the Dane … Continue reading

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Saving third parties, one vote at a time

By William R. Toler Since my interest in politics began, I’ve been a supporter of third-party candidates. During a mock election in the sixth grade, I was the only student to vote for Ross Perot. Since I hit voting age, … Continue reading

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