Times have changed. Now, even the most local of elections cross county lines. These are the times of the internet-the electronic transfer of information. Actual paper newspapers are a thing of the past. Newspapers, like the Shelby Star, are going…

Politics of Roads by Robert A. Williams

The importance of Roads has been known for over 2,000 years. The Roman Empire was a major road builder, then railroads, the German Autobahn, the American Interstate system. Roads are necessary to move goods and services. The better the roads…

Lonely at the top?

Rick Shaffer, District Attorney for District 27-B: “I’m a Democrat, but some people may say I ain’t much of one”… just watch it for yourself and see.


The following series of four featured articles show a long term (40+years) pattern of corrupt politics, government agency incompetence capped off by lies and cover-up. There are many more examples but this should be plenty enough to give Cleveland County a wake-up call.

Politics By George:

Politicians are crooks anyway you reckon. Maybe that is so to a degree, but the ability to get rid of bad people, corrupt people or incompetent people in elected office has to be the first order of business at the…