Thursday, April 26, 2012

THE VINDICATOR HELPING DEMOCRATS AND PAINTSIL

“Paintsil completes Deputy Voter Registrar Training” is one story among at least three political stories in this weeks edition of what use to be the most read newspaper in Liberty County that clearly advocate for a candidate and/or a political party. This story on Connie Paintsil and the story (or non story should I say) on the Liberty County Democratic Convention are exclusives and that could imply to readers that The Vindicator has “special relationship” to those involved in these stories.

This “new story” informs its readers that “Connie Paintsil was the first one to complete the Deputy Voter Registrar Training in her office.” There is absolutely nothing new or unique about this training, but it is interesting that it is being reported that Paintsil has completed it. Connie Paintsil is the person Commissioner Todd Fontenot has made sure is on the county payroll so he can make sure she will get out the vote for Democrats. She has an office on the ground floor where she spends a significant amount of time on her “church work” which includes organizing the get out the vote for Democrat candidates and preparing for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. And lastly so she could get paid by Liberty County to help the Democrat party with our tax dollars.

Paintsil’s past employment as a dispatcher for the sheriff’s department and as a clerk who people paid their city bill, all had negative rumors swirling around it at the time. Her relationship to John and Nancy Archer and to a scheme that tries to influence voters as they ride in a van to the polls has also been a subject of much concern in some Republican circles.

Quotes like this one in The Vindicator where Paintsil says, “If I go out into the community and tell people how important it is to vote, they can hand their voter registrar card directly to me. I am deputized as a voter registrar,” are also disturbing.

Paintsil’s claims to be “educating the voters”, but taxpayers should be concerned she is educating them at our expense. Her message is, and always has been clear, vote for all of the Democrats. She has a first amendment right to preach that message, but should Republicans and Independents have to pay for it? Fontenot may try to justify Paintsil’s job, but if you pull people over that work in the courthouse and ask them what she does... you will easily find another place to cut the budget. It is not likely however that Paintsil’s job will be eliminated until Fontenot is defeated. Until then Obama and Fontenot may have a boiler room operation in our courthouse!

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Vindicator has now proven its nothing but a rag...

Anonymous said...

I will never spend one red cent on that toilet paper Vindicator and that goes for ads or other.

Anonymous said...

I hear she's telling everyone in Prec. 1 to vote for that RINO, Tim Allison, for constable. They are trying to infiltrate the Republican base. Don't let them take us for fools. Vote NO against Tim Allison!

Roy House said...

There is an "article" promoting my candidacy in this week's Vindicator. The article was written by me after receiving permission to submit it from the Vindicator following an article published the prior week promoting Darla Diaz for JP1.

I contacted the Vindicator regarding fairness to all the candidates in the JP1 race. After all, Mrs. Diaz made an inital free announcement on Dec. 14th. I was advised that an error was made and I would be allowed to submit an article also. My article also had a political disclaimer attached which I believe would have been more appropriate, but no disclaimer was printed on either my or Mrs. Diaz' articles.

I do thank the Vindicator for taking action by allowing me to respond with an article. Other JP1 candidates might want to consider contacting the paper to get an equal coverage.

Anonymous said...

Vindicator, like so many others, has always been a democrat rag. So, why is anybody surprised at their political bias and content?

Anonymous said...

To the lady named Sue who writes stuff on Eddie Shauberger's blog: Bless your heart Sue, you just don't read with good comprehension. Fortunately most people do. Fairchild is just one witness to Patterson's first known installment to the good ole boy system as sheriff. Ray Akins is not worshipping Fairchild, he is exposing Little and Patterson. Shauberger hates Fairchild and he wants to make this about Fairchild instead of Henry and Little. Fortunately for all of them,there are multiple witnesses and a letter and, for all practical purposes, a confession.

Anonymous said...

Everyone should boycott the Liberty Vindicator.

Anonymous said...

The Vindicator is a 150 years old hemorrhoid on Liberty County's butt. The Vindicator is the last voice of the corrupt Liberty County courthouse syndicate.

Anonymous said...

I can tell this, if ANYONE advertises in the Vindicator, I will NOT vote for them no matter who they are, PERIOD!