My take on the Edgecombe County Democratic Party in 2017 shortly after the election of officers was to try to save the party before it got too far out of control. Well after I seen where the Chair Lawrence K. Taylor, 1st Vice Chair Martha Knight Johnson and 2nd Vice Glenda L. Knight were headed I knew we were going down.
When I think about the Edgecombe County Democratic Party I think about how I didn’t vote for Trump but I wanted him to win so that the nation would hit rock bottom and Democrats would wake the hell up.
I didn’t vote for Lawrence but was willing to work with him but after seeing that he was not going to do what was right, I quickly seen that I was not going to be able to work with him. So therefore I said I will just sit back and watch the Edgecombe County Democratic Party hit rock bottom. Well I be damn if we ain’t hit below the bottom.
I am trying to figure out why it is so hard for some folk who say they are concerned about the status of the party but will not file the petition to get the show on the road.
I have come to the conclusion that until a meeting is called to 1st organize the party because it is not in compliance then nothing else matter. Anyone that is willing to answer to the chair about donating money is just crazy as hell because the party is not in compliance because only 5 precinct packages have not been received by the secretary and she still have them. So where are the other 16 packages? Oh some say they were sent in but the came back returned to sender because the P.O. Box for mailing to the party was closed. But the chair has told some folk he has put information in Vote Builder. So what information did he put in? Maybe he has a couple of precinct packages from the Rocky Mount Precincts but he don’t have them if the secretary has them.
It is a sad damn day in Edgecombe County when good Democrats have allowed the County Party to go to nothing.
So if ya’ll like it, I love it! Ya’ll voted for him so ya’ll created this mess and then on top of it you didn’t question his mess during the meetings such as the minutes and the treasurer’s report. When you did that folk say he saying he has the support of the party and it is just a couple of folk myself and 1 or 2 others who are troublemakers. Damn I know this criminal ain’t calling me a troublemaker, I will accept Agitator because I am a Professional.
I understand the chair is trying to make it about me because I am posting about him on social media. I will continue to post about him until he do the right thing. I be damn if he is going to go around the county trying to make it about me when I have not spent a dime of the party meeting, was not responsible for the closing of the P.O. Box, not providing information about the minutes, treasurer’s report and not advertising meetings.
I have been doing what I do posting about Edgecombe County politics since long before this ignant ass chair was elected and I am not going to change the way I do things.
I understand this chair talking about bringing some kind of code of conduct to the meeting that I heard is coming soon but I don’t get any information from the party and have to hear about it from others. I will be ready and I will attend and do the same damn thing I been doing.
The next meeting I have several questions and I will ask them. I will address the chair as I have done in the past. Don’t get it twisted just because I talk loud and speak with authority because I know what the hell I am talking about.
So Ms. Chair bring on whatever from wherever because I will be ready to ask questions.
Now Run & Tell That!
If you are a Safe Negro just don’t show up at places where the conversation take place!
If you are a scared Negro stay home!
But don’t play it safe around me when I am speaking Truth to Power because I ain’t scared.
Don’t make me have to call you out. You claim to be about what is good for all folk but you want to appease certain folk while hoping things change. Well change don’t take place without sacrifice. If you ain’t willing to stand then stay home.
But the sad part Safe Negroes benefit from what other folk does. You claim to be about what is good for all folk but you want to appease certain folk while hoping things change but you ain’t apart of making the change.
I had the honor to be in the room with this hero over the weekend at my family reunion the Barnes/Battle in Rocky Mount NC. Trooper Wheeler Small Jr; 2nd Airborne Ranger Company, Korean War (1st and only All Black Airborne Rangers) and wife Dr. Ernestine Barnes-Small.
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Trooper Wheeler Small Jr; 2nd Airborne Ranger Company, Korean War (1st and only All Black Airborne Rangers)
Read the article then watch the video, “Confederate monument draws array of opinions – Rocky Mount Telegram”
The Rocky Mount City Council has directed the Human Relations Commission to have community discussions about the Confederate Monument at Battle Park. The discussion is supposed to be about to leave it there or to move it. The reason why the council directed the commission is because of some places across, the nation statues have been removed, torn down and damaged. NC Governor Roy Cooper has spoken and he says the statues need to be moved to certain locations.
Some folk will attempt to make the discussion about the statue all about the Rocky Mount City Council as if the issue around the statues began in Rocky Mount. Actually the Rocky Mount NAACP made a statement at the council meeting asking that the statue at Battle Park Falls Road be removed.
Last week there was the 1st of a series of community discussions and I am pissed because the discussion was not limited to the Confederate Monument but folk were allowed to talk about anything and everything. Poor facilitation especially at the cost of hiring a consultant.
I request that the next meeting and the future meetings be limited to the Confederate Monument. The next meeting and future meetings at the beginning of the meeting there should be some history given about the statue in question.
What is the purpose of having specific questions when the community is not going to be kept on track but otherwise allowing them to talk about other things that they say are more pressing. But at this time the HRC should be focused on the issue at hand the Confederate Monument.
I don’t fault the community for pushing their agenda but I have a problem with the HRC allowing the community to push their agenda on the HRC. I refuse to allow such because to allow the community to come in and push their agenda is a waste of my time.
We cannot get to the root of problems and effectively deal with them unless we stay on topic and talk about the good, the bad and the ugly as it relate to the statue. Anyone who cannot accept the truth then that is their problem and they need to learn how to deal with the facts.
If You Scared, Say It And Get The Hell Out Of The Way!
You don’t want to fix things you want someone else to do it while criticizing the fixer!
And then when the problem is fixed then you want to act like you were working along with the fixer but I don’t recall you saying anything publicly.
It is okay to work behind the scene but stay behind the scene don’t come out like you have done something when you have done ab so damn lute ly nothing at the time mess was happening. If you didn’t say anything then that means to them you have validated their mess. I have heard this so many times.
Dude running around talking about he got some support. One has to be ignant as hell to have supported anything this dude has done so far because I can’t name one thing he has done.
Dude you know who I am talking about since you are running around talking about me and talking about doing a code of conduct for the meetings. Hell dude I have never been out of conduct in meetings so you can bring anything you want. What you need to do is bring the money you have spent since being in office.
Oh I have no problem with calling names because that is what I do but I understand you get ignant when you see that I have posted your name. Ain’t because I am scared it is because I know you know who I am talking about.
I have been doing what I do since the late 80’s so don’t think I am going to stop now.