‘We, the People’ have spoken

Mr. Frady, Mr. Hearn, and Mr. Horgan,

I am a natural-born citizen of the United States of America, and a Republican. I have been a Republican voter all these long years. I also consider myself an independent thinker.

My realization through this journey of politics is the fact that the original intent of “We the People” may have been lost through the years. We need to get it back; regardless of claiming to be Republican, Democrat or Independent. It has become more of “I am the People,” no matter what the citizens want.

The intent of our Founding Fathers, while constructing the Constitution, was never to have long term politicians. They were wise enough to know that in our nature of simply being human beings can and will lead to dishonesty, corruption, and apathy.

“We the People” means having representation of the people. It’s as simple as that. People come in all sizes, shapes, some with disabilities, some may not be great speakers, or have endless amounts of money to run a campaign.

Most of our Founding Fathers were brilliant, but just a few were wealthy, their educational backgrounds were quite diverse; some were businessmen, merchants or shippers. Several in later years had to claim bankruptcy. This is true representation of “We the People,” don’t you think?

My point in this letter to you three is to ingrain in your mind, to never underestimate “We the People.” The citizens of Fayette County have spoken in this Primary Election.

Mr. Hearn, you are in a runoff with Mr. Ognio. With the lead Mr. Ognio had, who is in touch more with the citizens of Fayette County? Not you ....

Mr. Horgan, thank you for the time and work as one of our Commissioners. I personally wish you well in your next career endeavors.

The people have spoken, Mr. Oddo, congratulations.

Mr. Frady, thank you for your time and work all these years as one of our Commissioners. I wish you well in your retirement. I believe that the people of Fayette County will come out again, and surprise you when Mr. Barlow and Mr. Ognio get elected. This means that Mr. Barlow will be in your old seat.

To all Fayette County citizens, please remind yourself that voting is a privilege; don’t lose this privilege by listening to disgruntled incumbents and not voting in the runoff because of your apathy. Stay true to good morals guided by faith, and let’s take back our county. Continue to be a responsible voting citizen who stays true to “We the People.” Make plans for the runoff election on August 21, 2012.

Cherie Werginz

Fayette County resident since 1986

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Herman Cain's passionate crazy side

I had the honor and privilege of speaking at two events where Herman Cain was the keynote speaker. Fortunately for me, I spoke before him as he simply blew the crowd away with his passionate crazy speech.

I admire and respect anyone who has his drive and passion for their country, their county, their city, and their neighbors.

David Barlow has that passion and he is someone anyone would be proud to call a friend and a neighbor.

He is a man of high moral convictions and is the most friendly and genuinely decent and honest guy that I have ever known.

Vote for Barlow and Ognio!

Jim Richter

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Actions speak louder than words, pay attention

David Barlow has been in the trenches week after week for years battling the Frady-Hearn-Horgan majority on the Board of Commissioners. Sheila Huddlestion has not sat through an entire meeting the since she qualified to run. After she wound up in the runoff, she missed workshop meeting the same week.

When Jack Smith and Mayor Ken Steele lied to us about not supporting mass transit in Fayette County, David Barlow worked tirelessly to get them out of office and the voters responded. Steele spoke out in favor of the TSPLOST and ridiculed me and people like David Barlow who fought the deal. The voters responded, again.

David Barlow drove hundreds of miles all over metro Atlanta to video tape the TSPLOST debates and forums so the people in the metro area could see and hear for themselves what was going on. He gladly did this for everyone without complaint at his own personal expense.

Huddleston's website says, "We need to be innovative and come up with a new plan, by revising the Land Use Plan.” She is teaming-up with Commissioner Lee Hearn, daddy of the West Fayetteville Bypass, and saying we need to start changing the county's land plan.

Wake up Fayette County! Vote David Barlow and Randy Ognio.

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Husband and Fat...seems you have a Huddleston agenda

You are very much entitled to decide and form your own opinion. However, I take exception to your statement, “There are too many negative marks for Mr. Barlow. One should not have to be advised by Mayor Haddix or Councilman Brown to tone down his religious speeches. He needs to understand that he will be representing people of all religions.”
Why do you think Mr. Barlow won’t have the capability to represent people of all religions? What an injudicious statement. It is apparent that you have a personal agenda to be online, promote your candidate, possibly a friend, or maybe Huddleston herself. I too Husband and Fat… have read all candidates web sites, and researched on my own. If it is true about toning down his faith, that is a far cry from hooking up with Mr. Hearn who is tied with Peter Pfeifer and Greg Dunn. Oh, and don’t worry about representing all religions, Barlow is quite ethical and a man of honor. Why can I state this, because I’ve spoken with him directly. Have you?

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I do not have an agenda

I am a citizen of Fayette County who has done my research on all candidates. Mr. Barlow scares the heck out I me. He has shown that he does not represent anyone other than the people of his faith. His behaviors in public settings is not how I want my representative to behave.

I would much rather have an educated person like Ms. Huddleston.

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I do not have an agenda - but I'm crazy bout my

Ya know when I read comments jabbing those with passion, I always smile and remember all the recent events I've listened to the Herman Cain's shout!!!! "Let em think I'm crazy, yep I'm crazy alright, crazy bout my country/county, crazy bout my freedom, crazy bout my..........."

These are the people/nuts with passion who ultimately make a difference in our lives, in our community - and I welcome each and every one of em! This is when differences are exposed and opens doors for discussion. . . . . . . . .

This is YOUR freedom ringing out loud! Don't ever give it up!!!

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Representing people of all faiths? Really?
McGerkin88 wrote:

You are very much entitled to decide and form your own opinion. However, I take exception to your statement, “There are too many negative marks for Mr. Barlow. One should not have to be advised by Mayor Haddix or Councilman Brown to tone down his religious speeches. He needs to understand that he will be representing people of all religions.”
Why do you think Mr. Barlow won’t have the capability to represent people of all religions?

Uh....because Barlow went ballistic over what religious faith Presberg is or isn't right after he got appointed? Was that not a clue for you at all? A sparkly letter to the editor from Barlow demanding to know Presberg's religion is what I call a big red flag to "representing people of all religions."

If that wasn't enough, he tied TSPLOST into God along with acting like a jackazz to Terry Garlock and Gene Drake. Not only do I not think he can represent people of all faiths; I don't see where he can represent people of no faith either. That and two bankruptcies and I have no idea why the crazies think this is THE MAN to represent them.

FC already has a multiple tax lien dude in Horgan that just got booted. McCarty had two other tax liens besides his RV fiasco. Please tell me how these clowns are representing you, me or anyone else, regardless of religion, faith or whatever?

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What an injudicious statement. It is apparent that you have a personal agenda to be online, promote your candidate, possibly a friend, or maybe Huddleston herself. I too Husband and Fat… have read all candidates web sites, and researched on my own. If it is true about toning down his faith, that is a far cry from hooking up with Mr. Hearn who is tied with Peter Pfeifer and Greg Dunn. Oh, and don’t worry about representing all religions, Barlow is quite ethical and a man of honor. Why can I state this, because I’ve spoken with him directly. Have you?

I didn't agree with everything Greg Dunn did while in office, but he was a helluva better than the bozos that are there right now. I guess you have a hate on for Pfeifer since he's for Huddleston and not the Messiah, but he wasn't that bad either.

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NUK, we are pals now.

Why NUK, thanks for saying I wasn't that bad. I am truly flattered. Does this mean we're friends now?

Peter

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Werginz

Nice Post but I don't necessarily agree with your predictions. Like you, I moved here in 1986-- from Heidelberg, Germany--but until 2001 was fully engaged in work and paid little attention to county politics. Not to say I dwell on it now but at least I'm more aware.

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We the people

Very well said, Mr. Werginz. We the people need to come out and VOTE.

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Pips & Cherie Werginz

You really think Cherie is a "Mr"? Using that logic, I guess even "Ginga" could be a "Mr"--some funny households around here!

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Voting

It will be a triumph if more than 50% of the eligible voters vote on August 31!!!

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Well if they did vote on August 31 that would really be something to see. The vote is August 21, 2012. Early voting starts tomorrow.

Also, Ginga and Werbinz are most definitely women.