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The Real National Emergency

Maybe you’ve heard this one before… September, 1787.  Ben Franklin, the oldest of the Framers is exiting Constitution Hall in Philadelphia at the closing of the Constitutional Convention.  A crowd approaches him and asks what kind of government the delegates had created. Old Ben replies, “A Republic, if you can keep it”. Flash forward to […]

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Who are the real patriots?

The primaries are over and Democrats across the country are gearing up for the General Election (November 6th!).  With the barrage of political ads we’ve all been subjected to, I’ve been wondering for a while now: Who are the real patriots these days?  Who is carrying forward the vision of the country’s founders? The GOP […]

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Primary Wrap-Up

Primary season officially ended at 7pm last night, and the Oconee Democrats would like to take a moment before we all dig into the General Election (November 6th!) to extend our thanks to all candidates for a great race.  Remember, it was only 2 short years ago when Congressman Hice ran unopposed, and we had […]

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Leaving Paris Accords: A Bad Idea

Early this month, the president announced that the U.S. is pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement.  We have now joined Syria and Nicaragua as the only three countries in the world who have not signed this agreement.   The Paris Agreement is a non-binding agreement that asks countries to set goals for reducing greenhouse […]

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