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Why Did THEY WANT The Gas-Tax Hike Increase? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Staff Report   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

In March of this year the SC legislature ended debate on a gas-tax hike meant to add $1.2 billion a year to the budget supposedly needed to fix SC roads and ease congestion and instead went with an alternative plan by the GOP to provide $400 million in additional funds with the reform of the state Transportation Department.

Why then is Greenville-Pickens, South Carolina, the Federal Government and ultimately the UN surging ahead with surveys and studies and plans to restructure our transportation system?

Horizon 2040, Greenville-Pickens new Long Range Transportation Plan under the auspices of GPATS (the Greenville-Pickens Area Transportation Study) is planning for the provision of regional transportation for a 777-square-mile area that’s home to more than 500,000 residents.  It covers most of Greenville and Pickens counties and smaller portions of Anderson, Laurens and Spartanburg counties.

When completed, Horizon 2040 will identify improvements to be funded through the year 2040.  The plan considers all travel modes, including automobiles, bicycles, pedestrians, transit and freight.  It insists that it is interested in the residents concerns and offers a prepared list of categories to which residents can respond.

Traveling With Terry Visits The Clinton House Museum PDF Print E-mail
Written by Terry M. Thacker   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

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UDC Chapter Holds Monthly Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pam Durham   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00


There were many special and exciting moments at the first meeting of the year for Winnie Davis 442 in Greenville, SC.  The meeting was held at the home of Chapter President Pamela Durham.  She opened the meeting with ritual and prayer, and then welcomed all members and visitors.  

The first action of the meeting was the installation of 2nd Vice President & Treasurer Dona Morgan of Taylors, who was absent from the May meeting in which the rest of the Chapter officers were installed.  The next item on the agenda was the presentation of new member and supplemental certificates.  

Dona Morgan of Taylors received certificates for the research on service of her ancestors John T. White, Marshall Frank Fowler and James L. Fowler.  Pamela Durham of Greenville received certificates for the research on service of her ancestors John Hamilton and John Ogletree.  Julia Barnes of Honea Path received certificates for the service of her ancestors Isaac Smith, Wesley Sexton, and Francis B. Davis.  Angela Gray of Honea Path received a certificate for research on her ancestor Richard Sentelle Osteen.  Rhonda “Ziggy” Spearman of Honea Path received a certificate for the service of her ancestor Micager Camp.  

Royal Lao Airborne 15th Annual Banquet PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tony Dunn   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00



Why Hillary Can’t Be Trusted PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Scruggs   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

A Tree Is Known by Its Fruit - Part 1

As I began to write this article on Friday evening, October 7, ABC News anchor, David Muir, excitedly introduced the evening news that Donald Trump had made some crude remarks in an all male locker room situation 11 years ago. Trump tweeted that he had played golf with Bill Clinton and had heard a lot worse than that. But later, Trump made a sincere apology for the impropriety of his past remarks.  I was not pleased to hear his locker room language of more than a decade ago, but I am not willing to sacrifice my country by focusing on issues of comparatively trivial future consequences. Proverbs 28:13 (ESV) provides timeless wisdom: “Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will find mercy.”
The other major point of political news was that the Democratic National Committee believed the Russians might interfere with the November 8 election.  I am not too worried about the Russians actually trying to interfere with our elections. Being a realist and a former Republican County Chairman in both Alabama and North Carolina, I believe there is a much greater chance that the Democrats will attempt to elect Hillary Clinton President by sweeping voter fraud, including the use of illegal immigrant voters. Call me a conspiracy theorist if you like, but I fear that Barack Obama might even try to nullify a potential Trump victory by halting the election and blaming it on the Russians. Muir and ABC covered Hurricane Matthew a bit and went on to the usual relentless hammering of Trump on every trivial issue imaginable, while protecting Hillary Clinton’s from any serious attack.

Don’t be Distracted by Diversions PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

The differences between the candidates for President have never been more clear. Hillary Clinton is defending the legacy of Barack Obama, attempting to avoid criminal charges, and also attempting to protect the Washington/Liberal political establishment that benefits both political parties and Wall Street money interests.

Donald Trump is appealing to the Americans who have been shut out of the political process in the past, because they have resisted becoming politically correct clinging to the Constitution of the United States and the teachings of the Holy Bible.
The Republican establishment is supporting Hillary because they can make a deal with her and the Wall Street Bankers. The leaders of both houses of Congress are not supporting Trump, which translates into support for Clinton. These establishment Republicans fear Trump because, if elected, Trump will destroy their crooked and corrupt activities. They do not want to risk that happening. On Sunday night during the debate, Hillary stated that Trump should never be allowed to be in control of law enforcement too which Trump replied: “Yes, you would be in jail.”

Transparency PDF Print E-mail
Written by Frank Hall - Greenville, SC   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

I didn’t actually see this happen. It took place several months or years before I got there, but the students and faculty were still talking about it. A boy named Bobby walked into Professor Candy’s Psychology class shortly after it began that day. “Ah, there you are! I thought I could find you here,” he shouted. “You gave me an ‘F’ on my term paper! Well, revenge is so sweet! You will never give me another ‘F.’” Bobby pulled out a gun and shot Professor Candy twice. Meantime the professor had reached into a drawer of his desk and pulled out a gun and shot Bobby three times. Both men collapsed and sprawled on the floor. Five men opened the door and came in. Four of them carried off the bodies. The fifth was one of the other Psychology professors, and he took over the class. Up to this point in time the stunned students did not know that both guns were loaded with blanks. It was all a theatrical performance.

Glassy Mountain Fire Department Celebrates New Fire Engine with Traditional “Push In” Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Releas   
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

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LANDRUM, SC – Glassy Mountain Fire Department (GMFD) officially places into community service its new 2016 Pierce Saber fire engine during an invocation and traditional ceremony historically known as a “push in” by department staff.  
The origin of pushing a fire truck into the station dates back to the time of horse drawn equipment.  Firefighters had to push the fire pumpers into the fire station because horses were incapable of backing in the equipment.  The new GMFD engine includes a 1250 GMP pump and a 1,000-gallon water tank with a compressed air foam system that will provide superior firefighting power over water alone. 

Chief Bob Staples, Glassy Mountain Fire Department, said, “We are very grateful to our community for their support.  Our new engine will allow us to better serve our communities for many years to come.  We believe it will greatly enhance our ability to combat fires and reduce property damage.”

Featured Cartoons PDF Print E-mail
Written by Gary Varvel   
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 00:00




Trump Anounced Plan to Reform VA PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00

Trump Will Ensure that Every Veteran has the Choice to Seek Care at the VA or at a Private Service Provider of Their Own Choice.


On Monday July 11, Donald Trump announced his plan to reform the Department of Veteran Affairs.

Trump said we need to protect those who have served and protected us. “Veterans should come first in the country they fought to protect, and under the Trump Administration they will. We are going to fight for our military the way they have fought for us.”
Trump announced a ten-point plan to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs:

Louisiana Re-brands Common Core in Attempt to Dupe Citizens PDF Print E-mail
Written by Alex Newman   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00


State officials in Louisiana tried to deceive citizens last week by approving what amounts to, essentially, a glorified name change for the deeply unpopular Common Core education standards pushed by the Obama administration. Basically, policymakers rebranded the scheme as “Louisiana Standards,” while pretending that there had been some “revisions” to the widely loathed education-nationalization effort. However, according to experts and activists involved in the process, the politically toxic national education standards imposed on state governments with federal funding and pressure remain almost entirely intact in Louisiana, despite the new name. Similar scams by government officials have taken place in states across the country.  

A Nation Led into Chaos and Anarchy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00
There are strong indications that the Clinton/Obama political machine intends to steal the presidential election through election fraud. They will be voting hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens in critical districts as well as convicted felons and duplicate voters. Anyone who interferes or accuses them of fraud will be accused of interfering in voting and possibly jailed. Suits filed against those committing election fraud will be decided after the election when the crooks will have already won the election. The winner will continue to own the FBI and the Department of Justice.
Texit Will Follow Brexit PDF Print E-mail
Written by Winston McCuen - Ware Shoals, SC   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00

Great Britain has seceded from the European Union and the world is different now.  The British people have voted for freedom, independence and national identity. Tax-paying Brits have thrown off the yoke of Third-World tax consumers. By using secession to free their country from socialistic tyranny, the Brits have reversed the world-wide trend toward globalism and political centralization.

Hillary Clinton Cartoon PDF Print E-mail
Written by Gary Varvel   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:00



Times Examiner Website Suffered a Major Crash PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 19:09

Our Website suffered a major crash. Due to the crash we lost all past article images and PDF viewer for Web Version does not work and needs to be rebuilt. Until then we will be placing all future PDFs within its own link on TE PRINT ISSUES ONLINE page - only those who are subscribers can access it. We plan to rebuild site by end of year anyways. All future articles and their photos should work from this point forward. Thank you for your patience!

Bright Calls on Scott Talley to Condemn Supporter’s Comments PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christopher Sullivan   
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:00

Talley-backer calls conservatives “ignorant” and “nuts”

Roebuck, SC – The Lee Bright for Senate campaign today called on Scott Talley to disavow the deeply offensive and highly inflammatory statements made by one of his main supporters, David McGraw. McCraw was caught on tape using foul language and rudely disparaging Republican conservatives who support a strict-construction of the United States and South Carolina Constitutions.

Last Wednesday, Talley formally and publicly accepted McCraw’s endorsement, and McCraw, by his own admission, met with Talley to coordinate their mutual goal of ousting leading conservative Lee Bright from the Senate.

Donald J. Trump Addressed Terrorism, Immigration, and National Security PDF Print E-mail
Written by Donald J. Trump   
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

“I want to protect our citizens – all of our citizens.”

DonaldTrump_Page-01This was going to be a speech on Hillary Clinton and how bad a President, especially in these times of Radical Islamic Terrorism, she would be.

Even her former Secret Service Agent, who has seen her under pressure and in times of stress, has stated that she lacks the temperament and integrity to be president.

There will be plenty of opportunity to discuss these important issues at a later time, and I will deliver that speech soon.

But today there is only one thing to discuss: the growing threat of terrorism inside of our borders.

The attack on the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, was the worst terrorist strike on our soil since September 11th, and the worst mass shooting in our country’s history.

So many people dead, so many people gravely injured, so much carnage, such a disgrace.

Blood of Victims on their Hands PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

The Obama Administration and their fellow advocates for more gun restrictions and dangerous gun free zones, have more blood on their hands after the massive slaughter in Orlando, Florida on the eve of celebration of our independence.

On Sunday morning we were awakened to the bone chilling news that more than one-hundred celebrants in a “Gay” night club in Orlando, Florida  had been mowed down by an American born Muslim armed with a rifle he had legally purchased a few days before.

The obvious terrorist attack was well planned and executed by a trained marksman who was employed by a security firm with sensitive government contracts, including security for nuclear weapons material.

Put the Wall in the Platform PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phyllis Schlafly   
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00

The promise to build a wall along America’s southern border with Mexico has carried Donald Trump to his remarkable victory in the Republican primaries for president. Now it’s time to put that promise into the official Republican Party Platform.

Many would be surprised to learn that a border security fence or wall was not already in the Republican platform. After all, President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act which Congress passed in 2006 with the support of many Democrats including then-Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

A No Vote Is A "Yes" Vote PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ray Simmons   
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 00:00
Political Cartoons PDF Print E-mail
Written by Gary Varvel   
Monday, 20 June 2016 21:29


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