Fearrington Republican Club

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The official polling location for all Fearrington Village & Galloway Ridge residents who are registered to vote in NC is:

The Gathering Place in Fearrington Village
26 Swim & Croquet Road
Pittsboro, NC  27312

Every vote counts as victory for our cause. Please vote!!!  Together, we can restore and rebuild our country.

 

For your information, Fearrington Village is located in:

  • West Williams Precinct 78
  • US House Congressional District 6
  • NC State Senate District 23
  • NC State House District 54

 

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated:  August 2, 2018

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 The Fearrington Republican club is in a holding pattern until the state of North Carolina reopens for public and private meetings. 2021 is a non election year and our normal schedule would be meetings every other month. Jan. / March / May /  Sept. / Oct. We do not meet in summer months or Nov. / Dec.

 

   

Page Last Reviewed or Updated:  December 9, 2020

 

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The Fearrington Republican Club Meeting Calendar is summarized in the table below.

Note:  The date, place, or time of our meetings may change, so be sure to check this webpage regularly for any updates. 

 

The Fearrington Republican Club will next meet on January 27, 2021.(if the State of NC reopens meetings)

 In off election years we meet on an abreviated schedule.

 

 

Date Place Time
1/27/2021 The Gathering Place

7:00 PM

February

No Meeting

0:00 PM

3/24/2021

The Gathering Place

7:00 PM

April

No Meeting

0:00 PM

5/26/2021 The Gathering Place 7:00 PM

June

        No Meeting

0:00 PM
July

No Meeting

0:00 PM
August

No Meeting

0:00 PM
9/22/2021

The Gathering Place

7:00 PM

10/27/2021

    The Gathering Place

7:00 PM

November No Meeting  
December

No Meeting

 



 

 

 Page Last Reviewed or Updated: December 9, 2020


 

NC FAST FACTS

(FY 2011)

 

 

 

North Carolina General Statistics Square Miles 52,669Population (July 2009)9,382,610 % Growth 2000-2009 16.6% State GDP (2008) $400.2 Billion % Growth 2000-2008 20.4% Per Capita Personal Income (2009) $34,719 % Growth 2000-2009 0.6% Unemployment Rate (October 2010) 9.6% State & Local Tax Burden (2008) 9.8 State Bonded Debt (June 30, 2009) $7.0 Billion
North Carolina State Government Operating - State General Fund $20.52 Billion Capital - State General Fund$11.17 Million Total General Fund (state only) $20.53 Billion General Fund Growth (FY01-FY11) 46.3%% Real Per Capita Growth (FY01 - FY11) -0.2% Total State Employees144,974
Tax Rates
Personal Income (Top rate with surtax)7.98% Corporate Income (with surtax)7.11% State Sales and Use Tax5.75% State Gasoline Tax (as of July 1, 2010)31.9¢ / gal
General Fund Appropriations
Millions % of Total Total Education $11,325 55% K-12 Education $7,459 36% Community Colleges $1,055 5% UNC System $2,811 14% Total Health/Human Services $4,993 24%Medicaid $3,405 17% Justice & Public Safety $2,198 10% General Government $439 2% Natural & Economic Resources$468 2% Reserve & Debt Services $1,168 6% Capital $11 0.05%TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS$20,532100%
General Fund Availability
Millions % of Total Personal Income Tax $9,542 46% Corporate Income Tax $1,090 5% State Sales & Use Tax $5,689 28% Other Taxes & Fees $2,566 12% Transfers & Revisions $ 94 0.46% Federal Stimulus Funds $1,573 8%TOTAL AVAILABILITY$20,555100%
Transportation Millions Highway Fund Appropriations $1,793 Highway Trust Fund Appropriations $ 929

 

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The Fearrington Republican Club is one of the leading civic organizations within Chatham County, North Carolina.

We are a diverse group of residents, and we welcome others to join our efforts dedicated to the betterment and advancement of the people of North Carolina.  The Fearrington Republican Club is open to all residents of Fearrington Village and Galloway Ridge. 

The Fearrington Republican Club is a grass roots organization that continues to work towards better government by promoting the principles of the Republican Party.  We support Republican candidates and encourage all Fearrington residents to actively and positively participate in government at all levels. 

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive, community-oriented group with service to the State of North Carolina our main goal.  We take pride in our community activities, and we value our overall quality of life.

We want you for membership if:

  1. You are interested in small but effective government.
  2. You would like a society comprised of initiative and free exchange, and believe that our economic strength lies in the private sector.
  3. You believe in individual responsibility.
  4. You have compassion for those in need and for those less fortunate.
  5. You believe in the importance of tradition.
  6. You believe in family values and pride of country.
  7. You believe in the U.S. Constitution and the Declaration of Independence as keystones of our Republic. 

The Fearrington Republican Club works closely with local political officials to improve our government and to foster pride in our community.  As a club member, you will meet political figures and candidates up close and personal.  You will also have the chance to discuss important issues with them and have your opinions heard.

We welcome all interested registered Republicans and Independents to join us at The Gathering Place the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm to hear stimulating and informative programs on subjects ranging from local issues to those of national importance, to socialize with fellow Fearringtonians, and to enjoy refreshments in an intellectual and congenial atmosphere.  The Fearrington Republican Club does not meet during the months of July, August, November, and December. 

There are absolutely no membership dues to join the Fearrington Republican Club.  However, donations are kindly accepted.  Please make your check payable to “Fearrington Republican Club” and mail it to:        

Fearrington Republican Club

C/O Donna Stewart

4076 Fearrington Post

Pittsboro, NC 27312

 

If you would like to receive free e-mail notifications of our club meetings and local political events, please contact Scott Ferguson at:   FRC-NC@hotmail.com or telephone 919-824-6296.

 

 

 

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated:  December 9, 2020


 

 

Trump's Economic Policies Raise Wages for 99%

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released annual revisions to its personal-income report on Tuesday 7/30/2019, and the data should encourage everyone: Americans' wages have been increasing at a healthy rate since President Donald Trump took office. The Wall Street Journal reports, "The revisions show that employee compensation rose 4.5% in 2017 and 5% in 2018 — some $4.4 billion and $87.1 billion more than previously reported. The trend has continued into 2019, with compensation increasing $378 billion or 3.4% in the first six months alone. Wages and salaries were revised upward to 5.3% from 3.6% in May year over year. And in June wages and salaries grew at an annual rate of 5.5%, which is a rocking 4.1% after adjusting for inflation."

Counter to the Leftmedia's erroneous narrative that credits Barack Obama and not Trump for America's current economic growth, the Journal notes, "Employee compensation has increased by $150 billion more in the first six months of 2019 than all of 2016. Compensation increased 42% more during the first two years of the Trump Presidency than in 2015 and 2016. This refutes the claim by liberals that the economy has merely continued on the same trajectory since 2017 as it was before."

The fact of the matter is that today "Americans are earning more and relying less on government." So, how does this reality comport with the leading Democrat presidential candidates' socialist message of ever more government-provided "free" stuff — stuff that can only be "given" by taking more of the wages of hard-working Americans? For all the overwhelmingly negative press Trump receives, at the very least his policies are proving effective in putting/leaving more money in the pockets of hard-working Americans, giving them more freedom to spend and invest as they see fit. Once again, it's capitalism, not socialism, that is lifting everyone's boats.

 

 

Listen to what they say!

Democrats love to proclaim that they support protecting Second Amendment rights even if they just want more "sensible" gun control. But as conservatives have regularly pointed out, Democrats' "sensible" gun control would do next to nothing to stop criminals from committing crimes with firearms. In fact, the vast majority of Democrats' proposed gun control would only make it harder for law-abiding Americans to exercise their Second Amendment rights.

The fact of the matter is that the Democrat Party's agenda is to essentially eliminate the Second Amendment entirely. On Monday, Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted there should be "no compromise" on guns. Instead, he bloviated, "We're talking about loosening access to have guns, to be able to take them into places of worship. I mean, it is absolutely irrational. ... The idea that we don't have elimination of assault-type weapons, magazines that can hold multiple bullets in them, it's absolutely mindless." Biden then absurdly claimed that what he was calling for was "no violation of the Second Amendment."

Even if Biden's statement on banning "magazines that can hold multiple bullets" was a gaffe — the very purpose of a magazine is to hold multiple bullets, and the vast majority of modern firearms use magazines — Biden's overall message is a clear attack on the Second Amendment.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren attacks the Second Amendment by labeling the issue a "public-health emergency." Warren pontificated, "We need to treat this as the public-health emergency that it is. And it's going to take a lot of pieces and a lot of changes that we need to do to bring down deaths from gun violence." Warren conveniently ignores the truth — that gun-related deaths due to crime have actually been decreasing for years as gun ownership has gone up — so that she can spin her "public health" narrative with the goal being the effective elimination of the Second Amendment.

Democrats have demonized the National Rifle Association, the nation's leading advocacy organization for the Second Amendment that historically enjoyed bipartisan support, as a terrorist organization. Bernie Sanders, who in the past stood up for Vermonters' Second Amendment rights and was endorsed by the NRA, sings a different tune of late. On Saturday, Sanders asserted, "We are telling [President Donald] Trump and [Senate Majority Leader Mitch] McConnell, 'Listen to the American people and not the NRA.' And I would hope very much that we can overcome the fear of the NRA and do what the American people want."

Beto O'Rourke has no love for the Second Amendment either, as he has taken to dropping F-bombs when expressing his disgust over Americans' right to possess "weapons of war." Along with banning "assault weapons" and implementing a national gun registry, O'Rourke also wants a mandatory buyback (a.k.a. confiscation). "Buy those weapons of war back," he thundered. "Mandate that. Not voluntary. Let's be really clear with our fellow Americans."

It has never been more clear that the radical Left has taken over the Democrat Party. And it sees the elimination of the Second Amendment as an essential stepping stone to the ultimate elimination of the Constitution.

Reprinted from the Patriot Post

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