Response: Damn while I was at the Candidates Forum held by the Edgecombe County Human Relations Commission at 6:00 PM WRAL was running a story on Ty Richardson about his DWI arrest. I went to work at 7:00 AM and worked 9 hours until 4:30 PM and stopped and got me a meal before arriving at the forum around 5:30. I received a call a few minutes asking me did I see the news about Ty Richardson. I told them I was at the forum and now downloading the pictures and the video from the forum and Ty was there. I immediately went to the WRAL TV website to find this story.
Okay now I am totally pissed. I had endorsed Ty and now l learned that he has issues. This is why I don’t normally ask anyone to vote for a candidate but only tell them how I am going to vote. Damn I had endorsed Ty but I have not voted yet and now after learning about his issues it ain’t no way that I am going to vote for him. My reason is as follows: Ty is quoted saying, "I really don’t feel as if it has anything to do with the current situation and the working conditions of the people of the state of North Carolina," he said. "I have been a good neighbor. I have done the things that are necessary. I haven’t hurt anyone." Well Ty sir wrong answer. Damn my brother you got some issues and you don’t think they are serious. Brother man you could have had an accident and hurt and/or possibly killed yourself and others but I am so glad the article does not say anything about you have had an accident and someone was hurt.
Ty you have lost my vote and my trust because you called me a couple of months ago when I met you in Goldsboro at the African American Caucus Banquet however I am familiar with your previous run. You never once mentioned to me about your issues. I didn’t get back with you after the last time you called me and maybe something was trying to let me know something was not right. I was willing to give you my vote but now. Not!
Raleigh, N.C. — A Democratic candidate for North Carolina labor commissioner has been charged with driving while impaired five times in the past 22 years, according to a review of court records.
Ty Richardson’s latest arrest came in December in Wake County. He is scheduled to appear in court on the charge later this month. (More)