At the first meeting of this year’s newly elected BCGOP Executive Committee, the Chair held up an American Silver Dollar and asked, “What do you see?” “An eagle,” was the answer, to which his response was, “I see Lady Liberty – which one of us is right?”

“And so it is with Buncombe Republicans,” he said. “We see our view so clearly that we sometimes forget other Republicans may have a different angle on things. As elected Party leaders, our job is to stand on the edge of the coin – and bring both sides together.”

Afterwards the Chair “loaned” each member of the Executive Board a new Silver Dollar. “Carry it and use it to remind you of our mission – being an ‘edgy’ leader.” “If you ever see me forget to uphold that pledge or otherwise betray our Party’s platform and principles, let me know – I promise to give you the Silver Dollar I have and start again with a new one.”

To get the BCGOP where we need to go, we all need to make a Silver Dollar Promise…



REPUBLICANS – You know, the folks who still believe in the word normal –
and in supporting the only political movement capable of countering those who don’t…

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