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Chesterfield Republicans Censure Lindsey Graham

Republicans in Chesterfield County, S.C. voted overwhelmingly this week to censure U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (RINO-S.C.) for “not consistently representing some of our most valued, time-honored tenets.” Wait … some tenets? More like all of ’em if you ask us … It’s the second time within a week that a local GOP…

Republicans in Chesterfield County, S.C. voted overwhelmingly this week to censure U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (RINO-S.C.) for “not consistently representing some of our most valued, time-honored tenets.”

Wait … some tenets? More like all of ’em if you ask us …

It’s the second time within a week that a local GOP organization in South Carolina has formally rebuked the liberal lawmaker. Six days ago Republicans in Greenville County, S.C. introduced a resolution calling on Graham to be replaced for acting in a manner “fundamentally inconsistent with the principles of the South Carolina Republican Party.”

The Chesterfield resolution received the support of 98 percent of local party members – a nearly unanimous rebuke.

“The Chesterfield County Republican Party upholds traditional conservative Republican principles and we expect those who are elected under its banner to also adhere to this same standard,” Chesterfield County Republican Party Executive Committeeman Glenn Gulledge stated. “Lindsey Graham has committed a long series of actions that we strongly disapprove of.”

We agree … although sadly there are plenty of “Republicans” in Washington, D.C. who are not all that dissimilar to Graham.

Graham is a warmonger. And a special interest whore. And a fiscal liberal. And a Barack Obama abettor. And a support of the spy state. Oh … and a damned liar. But then again so are a lot of other “Republicans” in Washington, D.C.

Which is the problem … or at least part of the problem.

Greenville and Chesterfield aren’t likely to be the only counties which rebuke Graham in the coming months.

“Mr. Graham has lost the confidence of this body in his ability to serve as our Senator representing the people of South Carolina in a manner consistent with our platform,” county chairman Jack Parker said. “We know that a significant number of members of the South Carolina Republican Party across the state feel the same way, and we expect to see more actions, like we have taken, to continue at future county meetings.”

While Chesterfield Republicans did not indicate a preference in the race to replace Graham, Gulledge is openly supporting the candidacy of Lowcountry businesswoman Nancy Mace.

Social conservative Richard Cash, an attorney from Piedmont, S.C., is also running against Graham – as is S.C. Sen. Lee Bright. Meanwhile former State Treasurer Thomas Ravenel and former GOP lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Bill Connor have also expressed an interest in the seat.

South Carolina is a runoff state – which means the top two vote-getters in a primary election face off two weeks later in a runoff in the event no candidate receives more than fifty percent of the vote.

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44 comments

Alvin's Bailbondsman August 13, 2013 at 10:52 am

Being a warmonger, special interest whore, spy state supporter, and damned liar should make Lindsey the poster child of the GOP. A text book example of a true Republican.

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shifty henry August 13, 2013 at 1:20 pm

Is that a direct quote from Alvin?

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Alvin's Bailbondsman August 13, 2013 at 10:52 am

Being a warmonger, special interest whore, spy state supporter, and damned liar should make Lindsey the poster child of the GOP. A text book example of a true Republican.

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shifty henry August 13, 2013 at 1:20 pm

Is that a direct quote from Alvin?

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GOP Stronghold of Chesterfield August 13, 2013 at 11:43 am

Just throwing this out there….there are MAYBE 10 people that go to a Chesterfield GOP meeting (and more power to them because there are about 30 people that vote in a GOP primary in the whole county).

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Actually for the 2010 primary there were 4,306 voters out of 22,117 registered voters. For the 2010 general election there were 11,321 voters out of 22,415 registered voters. There may be only 10 people at the GOP monthly meetings but that only highlights what I have said before about a small group of people running the party (in this case of 22,415), if you don’t like what is happening get involved, particularly at the precinct level and at the county level. If you and 10 friends show up at the Chesterfield county GOP monthly meeting you can have a profound impact (IF in fact only 10 people conduct those meetings), but griping here does absolutely nothing.

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Scooter August 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Just where the hell is Chesterfield?

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 3:34 pm

On the North Carolina border just East of the center of South Carolina.

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nitrat August 13, 2013 at 2:02 pm

“Actually for the 2010 primary there were 4,306 (GOP or total ?) voters out of 22,117 (GOP or total ?) registered voters. For the 2010 general election there were 11,321 (GOP or total ?) voters out of 22,415 (GOP or total ?) registered voters.”
I’m just curious, can you clarify your numbers? I assume that the 22,000+ numbers refer to all registered voters, but you know what happens when we assume.
Oh, any reason 2012 numbers aren’t listed? Since that was a national election year, it would be interesting to compare to an off-year election. Thanks.

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 3:50 pm

No need to be snarky

The numbers were total voters and registered voters; I used 2010 as that was the primaries for state wide offices.
I used http://www.scvotes.org/2010/09/08/election_results to retrieve the data.

For 2012 there were a total of 2,798 primary voters (Chesterfield county), 1,126 (approximately 40%) of whom voted in the Republican primary and a total of 23,920 registered voters, if the percentage held 9,626 of the registered voters would be Republican. Since SC does not require registration by party there is no way o tell how many of those that voted in the Republican primary were actually Republicans or for that matter how many that voted in the Democrat primary were actually Democrats.

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Justin Alexander August 13, 2013 at 5:04 pm

50 Members voted for the censure, 1 against.

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Frank W August 14, 2013 at 9:39 am

Don’t exaderate, there are about 7 that attend the meetings, I used to go but then I left and started going to Florence County, because they actually get off their asses and work for the party as a whole and not singled out candidates. Their chairman is also 76 years old, his name is JACK PARKER and won’t listen to any advice, the state committeewoman has “chronic headaches” and always absent. Glad I moved to Florence, they aint worth the shit time. Delinda Riddings is sleeping with Curtis Loftis…just saying.

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:36 am

Don’t tell lies about a meeting you did not attend. Jack Parker is a wonderful chairman and Glenn Gulledge and Ritchie Yow are hardworking members as well. We are all proud to be members of CCGOP. I for one am glad you took your negative attitude and moved to Florence. They are not lucky to have you. Democrats are ruining our government locally and nationally. All of the crooks named below happen to be Democrats!!!!!

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:48 am

You are wrong about the number of people to come to CCGOP meetings. We are getting more members weekly as more citizens realize that the Democrats are ruining our local, state and national government. We are coming for you so watch us grow and prosper. We are for the citizens of our great state .

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GOP Stronghold of Chesterfield August 13, 2013 at 11:43 am

Just throwing this out there….there are MAYBE 10 people that go to a Chesterfield GOP meeting (and more power to them because there are about 30 people that vote in a GOP primary in the whole county).

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Actually for the 2010 primary there were 4,306 voters out of 22,117 registered voters. For the 2010 general election there were 11,321 voters out of 22,415 registered voters. There may be only 10 people at the GOP monthly meetings but that only highlights what I have said before about a small group of people running the party (in this case of 22,415), if you don’t like what is happening get involved, particularly at the precinct level and at the county level. If you and 10 friends show up at the Chesterfield county GOP monthly meeting you can have a profound impact (IF in fact only 10 people conduct those meetings), but griping here does absolutely nothing.

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Scooter August 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Just where the hell is Chesterfield?

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 3:34 pm

On the North Carolina border just East of the center of South Carolina.

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nitrat August 13, 2013 at 2:02 pm

“Actually for the 2010 primary there were 4,306 (GOP or total ?) voters out of 22,117 (GOP or total ?) registered voters. For the 2010 general election there were 11,321 (GOP or total ?) voters out of 22,415 (GOP or total ?) registered voters.”
I’m just curious, can you clarify your numbers? I assume that the 22,000+ numbers refer to all registered voters, but you know what happens when we assume.
Oh, any reason 2012 numbers aren’t listed? Since that was a national election year, it would be interesting to compare to an off-year election. Thanks.

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EJB August 13, 2013 at 3:50 pm

No need to be snarky

The numbers were total voters and registered voters; I used 2010 as that was the primaries for state wide offices.
I used http://www.scvotes.org/2010/09/08/election_results to retrieve the data.

For 2012 there were a total of 2,798 primary voters (Chesterfield county), 1,126 (approximately 40%) of whom voted in the Republican primary and a total of 23,920 registered voters, if the percentage held 9,626 of the registered voters would be Republican. Since SC does not require registration by party there is no way o tell how many of those that voted in the Republican primary were actually Republicans or for that matter how many that voted in the Democrat primary were actually Democrats.

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Justin Alexander August 13, 2013 at 5:04 pm

50 Members voted for the censure, 1 against.

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Frank W August 14, 2013 at 9:39 am

Don’t exaderate, there are about 7 that attend the meetings, I used to go but then I left and started going to Florence County, because they actually get off their asses and work for the party as a whole and not singled out candidates. Their chairman is also 76 years old, his name is JACK PARKER and won’t listen to any advice, the state committeewoman has “chronic headaches” and always absent. Glad I moved to Florence, they aint worth the shit time. Delinda Riddings is sleeping with Curtis Loftis…just saying.

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:36 am

Don’t tell lies about a meeting you did not attend. Jack Parker is a wonderful chairman and Glenn Gulledge and Ritchie Yow are hardworking members as well. We are all proud to be members of CCGOP. I for one am glad you took your negative attitude and moved to Florence. They are not lucky to have you. Democrats are ruining our government locally and nationally. All of the crooks named below happen to be Democrats!!!!!

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:48 am

You are wrong about the number of people to come to CCGOP meetings. We are getting more members weekly as more citizens realize that the Democrats are ruining our local, state and national government. We are coming for you so watch us grow and prosper. We are for the citizens of our great state .

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CorruptionInColumbia August 13, 2013 at 12:16 pm

I’m glad to see there are increasing numbers of people who tire of Lindsey and his incessant “reach arounds” he does for the enemies of liberty and of the United States.

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CorruptionInColumbia August 13, 2013 at 12:16 pm

I’m glad to see there are increasing numbers of people who tire of Lindsey and his incessant “reach arounds” he does for the enemies of liberty and of the United States.

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GreenvilleLwyr August 13, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Not sure where you get your information, but Cash is not a lawyer.

http://www.richard-cash-for-senate.com/about-richard/

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GreenvilleLwyr August 13, 2013 at 5:02 pm

Not sure where you get your information, but Cash is not a lawyer.

http://www.richard-cash-for-senate.com/about-richard/

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Sarah Palin Forever! August 13, 2013 at 7:54 pm

Hell Graham oughta drop out now with this much opposition!

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Sarah Palin Forever! August 13, 2013 at 7:54 pm

Hell Graham oughta drop out now with this much opposition!

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Rainbow Activist August 13, 2013 at 8:59 pm

More gay bashing by the GOP, shame on them.

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Ann Smith August 14, 2013 at 9:41 am

uh, chesterfield cty is full of faggots and u know what’s its disgusting….why would someone want their pee stick in a mud hole? If gays were born that way, I was born a heart surgeon LOL

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Rainbow Activist August 13, 2013 at 8:59 pm

More gay bashing by the GOP, shame on them.

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Ann Smith August 14, 2013 at 9:41 am

uh, chesterfield cty is full of faggots and u know what’s its disgusting….why would someone want their pee stick in a mud hole? If gays were born that way, I was born a heart surgeon LOL

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barney fife August 14, 2013 at 9:31 am

Richard Cash is not an attorney. He owns ice cream trucks and a buy here pay here car lot. You need to fact check.

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barney fife August 14, 2013 at 9:31 am

Richard Cash is not an attorney. He owns ice cream trucks and a buy here pay here car lot. You need to fact check.

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Guy that sued CCGOP August 14, 2013 at 9:36 am

LOL!!!! Who cares if stupid Chesterfield County GOP censures Senator Graham. Their party’s chairman is 75 years old, that is no lie! The other officers are chronically ill and barely attend the meetings. The whole entire county is a laughing stick in the entire state. That’s the exact local chapter who endorsed candidates in the primaries, needless to say their 12 member party isn’t worth the time nor day. SCREW YA ALL!

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Guy that sued CCGOP August 14, 2013 at 9:36 am

LOL!!!! Who cares if stupid Chesterfield County GOP censures Senator Graham. Their party’s chairman is 75 years old, that is no lie! The other officers are chronically ill and barely attend the meetings. The whole entire county is a laughing stick in the entire state. That’s the exact local chapter who endorsed candidates in the primaries, needless to say their 12 member party isn’t worth the time nor day. SCREW YA ALL!

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fart face August 14, 2013 at 9:45 am

Now remember, Chesterfield is the same county that has consistently re-elected TED VICK, DUI x2 – JAY HODGE, Baby/Kid Rapist, TAX $ Thief – SAM PARKER, Sheriff

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fart face August 14, 2013 at 9:45 am

Now remember, Chesterfield is the same county that has consistently re-elected TED VICK, DUI x2 – JAY HODGE, Baby/Kid Rapist, TAX $ Thief – SAM PARKER, Sheriff

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Fastmouth August 14, 2013 at 10:50 am

As long as Rev. Ted Vick, Co. Council Chairman Matt Rivers, Probate Judge Edwin “Brother” Davis, Coucilman Crawford Moore, Councilwoman Lenora Powe, Councilman Robert Cole, and the other established politicians have their way, Jesus Christ could run on the Republican ticket for something and this bunch would not support him! For that matter, they would support Glen Thigpen, the town drunk in Chesterfield against the good master.

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:39 am

As I stated in my above reply to Frank W, all the above named are “Democrats”

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Big Daddy August 14, 2013 at 10:50 am

As long as Rev. Ted Vick, Co. Council Chairman Matt Rivers, Probate Judge Edwin “Brother” Davis, Coucilman Crawford Moore, Councilwoman Lenora Powe, Councilman Robert Cole, and the other established politicians have their way, Jesus Christ could run on the Republican ticket for something and this bunch would not support him! For that matter, they would support Glen Thigpen, the town drunk in Chesterfield against the good master.

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Diane Brewer August 15, 2013 at 10:39 am

As I stated in my above reply to Frank W, all the above named are “Democrats”

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