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Thursday, February 28, 2008

Candidate shoots the breeze, and everything else





Barrett J. Brunsman, the Enquirer’s Clermont County reporter, filed the following from Batavia:


Archie Wilson hopes voters in Tuesday’s Republican primary realize he’s uniquely qualified to unseat Clermont County Commissioner Mary Walker – and the ardent supporter of our constitutional right to keep and bear arms insists he isn’t just popping off.




"I’m a big-game hunter," Wilson says. "That’s my hobby. I’ve killed the big five. I’ve killed the lion, the leopard, the cape buffalo, the rhino and the elephant.




"So I’m not afraid to take on whatever I got to take on in March," says Wilson, 56.




A Batavia Township trustee, Wilson will compete for votes with Walker (a former Union Township trustee) as well as Miami Township Trustee Ed Humphrey and former Bethel Councilman Melvin A. Dean.




What sets Wilson apart, he says, is that voters can depend on him to clean up "the mess" in Clermont County.




That’s not just because of his background as a plumber, Wilson says, but also because he knows how to draw a bead on unethical behavior.




"If we don’t have the right ethics, we have nothing," Wilson says.




All three of the men view Walker as vulnerable because the Ohio Ethics Commission is investigating her in the wake of her vote for a $58,500 county contract for an engineering company run by her son, Mark Walker.




Wilson says nobody would get away with something like that if he were elected to the Board of County Commissioners.




"I know how to pull out a big gun If I have to," Wilson says. "You know what I mean?"




A 1969 graduate of Amelia High School, Wilson has experience managing multimillion-dollar budgets as both a Batavia Township trustee and a partner in Midwestern Plumbing Service.




"I’m still just a common man," Wilson says. "I’m just a poor country boy, (but) I run a tight budget."




However, it will also take courage to remedy what’s wrong with Clermont County, Wilson says.
"I’m about change," Wilson says. "That scares some people.




"I’ve spent time all over the world (hunting dangerous animals), and I’m not afraid," Wilson says.




"That’s my passion – because my heroes were people who hunted in Kentucky, like Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone, and it’s just my heritage," says Wilson, a native of Harlan County, Ky.


66 Comments:

at 4:51 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger PatriotwithoutaPin said...

Archie Wilson, you make me ill. Ohhh a "big game hunter". Do you know what an anachronism this is in today's world? How impressive that you can kill endangered animals with your BIG GUN. What endangered species is next on your "list"? Maybe Thane Maynard could help you pick out a REALLY rare species. What a small man you really are. Obviously you are so entralled with your hunting "hobby" that you needed to make some specious connection with it to your ability to perform the Commissioner's duties. Not only does that not make any sense, it shows your infantile way of thinking.

 
at 5:21 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pat w/o Pin, you have a pin. Look in a mirror at your head. Your politically-correct sarcasm is as anachronistic and infantile as you say Archie Wilson's thinking
is. What cutsey-wutsey, effeminate comments. They make me ill.

Archie Wilson is a no-nonsense, git 'er done kind of guy who will make an outstanding Clermont County Commissioner. His impeccable personal and business reputation, his community service and charitable work and his highly developed work ethic will serve him well on the Commission and enable him to serve the growing communities of Clermont County in an outstanding fashion. Go for it, Archie! Make it happen!

 
at 5:34 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This makes me embarrassed to say I live in Clermont County. It shows me that this guy will destroy anybody and anything that gets in his way of a thrill and profit. This means if he is elected the residents and their rights to quality of life will continue to be ignored and the "club Republican" will continue to abuse their priviledges for their own gain.

 
at 5:35 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger PatriotwithoutaPin said...

"Anonymous"-
Please explain to me the connection with big game hunting and "git'ering" the job done as Clermont County Commissioner. My comments are not meant to be "politically correct" but to point out the flaw in character that would lead a person to think that blowing away endangered animals with heavy firepower is somehow relevant to the job of Commissioner. How fair is such a situation? If Mr. Wilson is so enamored with shooting, why not volunteer to go to Iraq where the quarry will be much more difficult.

 
at 5:38 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

He should hunt a lion without tools like the lions do themselves, and see how far he gets.

 
at 6:14 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow... this is the scariest thing that I have ever seen. Does this guy think that THIS makes him qualified to hold office?!??!?!

 
at 6:35 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wilson's country-boy schtick might work in Batavia Township and other such places, but it will kill him in Milford, Miami Twp, and Union Twp, and that's where most of the people live in Clermont.

 
at 6:45 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

""I’m a big-game hunter," Wilson says. "That’s my hobby. I’ve killed the big five. I’ve killed the lion, the leopard, the cape buffalo, the rhino and the elephant."

And still his manhood is below average. What a loser.

 
at 7:14 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I guess the pro choicers like Wulsin can say "I'm pro choice - I kill babies". At least the animals have a chance.

 
at 7:36 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh----my-----God....
Just the picture of this idiot sitting next to his kills is just bizarre. Hint: if you go out and kill beautiful animals, and you don't need them to feed yourself and your family, don't broadcast it. It just makes you look insane.

 
at 7:38 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous rms said...

Maybe it's me, but it takes a really sick person to shoot rhinos and lions----and then just be proud of it...

Holy cow....

 
at 8:24 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous fair-a-con said...

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Typical in-bread wRong wingnut whacko spewing the elephant dung propaganda !

Yelp-em buddy, we be-a chewing our back-eeee b-fur a pick'n - up'n -hour cousin for the 'foot-tapping', cow-pie, social !

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Hawwwwwwwwwwwwwwww !

You know what they say about guy's who need a long-rifle, don't you ?

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 8:37 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous a Reagan Republican said...

Patriotwithoutapin

you are not a patriot, you are a pinhead.
Why not send him to Iraq, very classy. You are probably voting for Hillary and going to support her ignoramous decision to pull those men and women out of Iraq to subject the "real" Americans and patriots to another attack and you are probably "Pro-Choice" because they're not babies yet, right?
Turn off CNN and and read Genesis 1:26.
"Vote For Archie"

 
at 8:56 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

None of the "Big Five" are endangered. Before the pie hole opens make sure you know the facts.

Good Day

 
at 9:09 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This man has the grammar skills of a three year old. I am embarassed to say I am from Clermont County!

 
at 9:12 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone PLEASE send this to Jay Leno!!!!

 
at 9:12 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Somewhere a village is missing its idiot. Is Batavia a village??

 
at 9:51 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

Wow, I am ashamed to write anything considering the majority of your are blithering idiots that have completely lost touch with reality! First Patriot(though doubtful) you really should look up a fact or two before spewing your rhetoric. The organized hunts in africa do far more to benefit the african animals than you sitting on the sofa here in the Cincy area. The funds for these licenses helps ensure the continuation of these beautiful African animals. Why you would put the hunting of these animals on a different plane than our domestic animals is beyond me, or are you saying that all of us that hunt fit your bill? Newsflash without men like Archie Wilson this country would not be the great nation it is. If we were a nation of pacifists, constantly spouting peace, love, and butterflies we would have ceased to be our own nation a long time ago. Moderated hunting within the limits of the law is what brought back our own deer population from the brink of annihilation not so long ago. As for the rest of you, I suppose none of you have hobbies that are questionable? Do any of you enjoy a leisurely drive on a Sunday afternoon? Wow how atrocious!! the toxins, the gasoline! what an idiot we must all be for taking a drive. I belive most of us could find fault for something in everyone. The fact of the matter is however, that Archie Wilson has done a wonderful job in Batavia township. He has done wonders for the Batavia township area. He has built a thriving business from nothing. Most of you just clock in and out counting on someone just like Mr. Wilson to pay your sorry checks. I would rather have someone that is not afraid to stand up and say what he believes, and more importantly beleives in what he says, than someone that decides what they beleive because its what they think people want to hear. I applaud Mr. Wilson, his courage to be the man that he is, his fortitude to put up with blithering morons like the majority of you that have spoken here, and his conviction to do what is right for his community. What we should be saying here, is thank you Mr. Wilson for wanting to devote your time, your energy and your unique abilities to our failing, and troubled county.

 
at 9:57 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

While I am at it, fair-a-con do you know what kind of people need to use a long rifle? The people that fought, and died for our independance so that absolute morons such as yourself can live and breathe. To bad someone like you is to much of a coward to actually use a long rifle yourself to protect your country, we all are pretty certain what you think a long rifle is for. I'm genuinely surprised you can even type.

 
at 10:02 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

To the idiot that posted "He should hunt a lion without tools like the lions do themselves, and see how far he gets." I suppose you believe a contest between a five hundred pound lion bristling with claws and fangs and a one hundred eighty pound man with fingernails, and teeth great for chewing is somehow a fair fight? Its a good thing our ancestors didnt think like you, if they had I am fairly certain that we would be reduced to a few hundred people living in fear on an island somewhere hoping that the big baddies dont get us. Wow you people should think about where we are, and just as importantly how we got here before you open you mouths.

 
at 10:09 PM, February 28, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

I dont usually make this many comments, but I rarely find this many morons in one place. With that said I feel I must also make a comment to whomever wrote "Wow... this is the scariest thing that I have ever seen. Does this guy think that THIS makes him qualified to hold office?!??!?!" Did you read the same article I did?? I dont recall anywhere in that article where Archie Wilson stated that being a hunter qualifies him to run for political office. Actually I beleive he is probably relying on his years in public office, his experience with building a multi million dollar business from a pickup truck and some hand tools, as well as his common sense, and his get it done attitude. See before I post anything, I actually read about the subject... If more of you would do that I think you will find things work much better that way.

 
at 10:19 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

My gosh, the man has a hobby, and it's hunting. Gasp! How savage!
How uncivilized! How gauche! The article about his hobby and his campaign presented a stick figure instead of the well-rounded public servant, hard-working, smart businessman and devoted family man. And all you damned dem/libs are reacting to the stick figure. Well, I know and respect Archie Wilson, I'm proud to live in Clermont County and I'll be voting for Archie on 3/4. If you can and you don't, you and Clermont County will be missing an opportunity to elect a man of integrity, energy and values.

 
at 11:00 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Archie is an idiot... it has nothing to do with whether he hunts or not.

 
at 11:04 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

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"..."So I’m not afraid to take on whatever I got to take on in March," says Wilson, 56."

We'n a reck'n that the long-rifleman with the short pistol wil be'n 'foot-tapping' around his'n third grade righting skills !

I got ?

Even'n we'n no'n it be'n:

I gotS !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 11:25 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

To truebeliever, he's using this to campaign. He obviously feels that it is relevant to his candidacy. And obviously you didn't read the whole article (or read it well).

Quoting: "However, it will also take courage to remedy what’s wrong with Clermont County, Wilson says.
"I’m about change," Wilson says. "That scares some people.

"I’ve spent time all over the world (hunting dangerous animals), and I’m not afraid," Wilson says."

Wilson clearly sees a correlation between his hunting experience and his qualifications for office.

You aren't as smart as you think that you are.

 
at 11:28 PM, February 28, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Truebeliever,

Are you serious? The whole big-game thing was an analogy to taking down corrupt politicians. Wilson himself created the analogy.

"Wilson says nobody would get away with something like that if he were elected to the Board of County Commissioners.

"I know how to pull out a big gun If I have to," Wilson says. "You know what I mean?""

Geez. EVEN IF you did read the article, you certainly didn't read it well.

 
at 1:01 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

way to kill a lion for no reason you coward.

 
at 1:02 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

way to kill a lion for no reason you coward.

 
at 3:00 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a creep.

Oh, and truebeliever: try decaf.

 
at 4:24 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! I'm in Hamilton County. I wish we had candidates like this. We get trust fund babies and sissies...

 
at 6:54 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett? This guy is unreal. I did not know people like him really do live in Clermont County!

 
at 9:36 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've met him many times and he's a total idiot. Now I can add great shot...to my list of things I know about him.

 
at 10:04 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous anonymousincincinnati said...

it's a good thing Teddy Roosevelt's not around any more...you whack libs would string him up...

 
at 11:17 AM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Chris Seelbach said...

These photos make me sick.

 
at 1:19 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous fair-a-con said...

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Someone tell Archie "bunker' will-son that there are a couple of RINO's running loose on the west side of Cincinnati !

If he can catch them at the right moment then he may be able to get two with one shot ?

A glorious day, indeed !

We're surprised that Archie (I'm whacko, in the 'BUNKER') doesn't promote stringing them up, as well !

Archie could then reveal his true conservative: HIDE !

PATHETIC 'family values' !

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 1:51 PM, February 29, 2008 Blogger PatriotwithoutaPin said...

trubeliever:
I do hope it is therapeutic to call whomever disagrees with you derogatory names. It appears that is a typical reaction around here and with the Republicans in general. The fact of the matter is that Mr. Wilson did in fact point to his big game hunting experience as something that would make him suitable for Commissioner. Please re-read the article. An analogy? Come on. Analogy is defined as a form of logical inference or an instance of it, based on the assumption that if two things are known to be alike in some respects, then they must be alike in other respects. This is not a logical inference by any means.


As regard to the one of many "anonymous" comments regarding the "big five" not being on any endangered list. Sorry, incorrect. 4/5 (depending on where Mr. Wilson conducted his "sport") are indeed on the list (www.nature.ca). All but the lion,so I guess that makes them "fair game". Whether or not they are on the list is really not the point. The point is that these large animals are all being encroached upon and it is up to us to be stewards for them and not to wantonly kill them for "sport". As a voter in Clermont County, this speaks to the selfishness of this person.

If he acts quickly, he can probably bag a Polar bear before they disappear. I hear that is still legal.

 
at 2:15 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

This Archie Wilson guy did not just fall off the turnip truck, he got hit by it! How in the heck did he get elected to anything?

 
at 3:15 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Jenna Jammison said...

He can give me a shot in the face anytime!

 
at 4:46 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous greg harris said...

Does he shoot immigrants too?!

 
at 6:42 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Say what you want about Archie, but he is not doing it for the money and he is not being investigated either!

 
at 7:13 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know Archie and Clermont County should be thankful that a man of his honor and integrity would consider the job. The money spent by legal hunters helps pay for better game conservation.If this is the best you people have on him,you might as well give up now.We could all vote for Mary Walker. Then we could have commissioner meetings via the phone.That is if the county will accept charges??Vote wilson on 3/4 and you will be voting for change in a county that is in desperate need of a change.

 
at 9:41 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh boy- Comparing public office to big game hunting is certainly an over reach in Clermont County... Honor some say- this voter can not agree.....I say no to this kind of behavior and killing- and to his bid for public office....Vote no for Mr.Wilson

 
at 10:18 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vote for Archie on March 4th if you got the check he sent you in the mail.... he thinks he can buy the seat on the County Commission. We'll see if he's right on Tuesday.

 
at 11:16 PM, February 29, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am not sure who I am going vote for but all I am reading from the Democrat side is negative information. I claim independent which makes me just as likely to vote for either side. I have researched the candidates and I feel that Archie represents the majority of my beliefs. I am leaning toward Archie but I wanted to read as much information on here to make a wise decision but I cant get anything from your posts besides name calling and other rhetoric.

Pin are you seriously telling me that Archie is so special he can hunt endagered species when everyone else will be prosecuted for it. You have to have more common sense than that to say he is hunting endgagered species.

 
at 1:21 AM, March 01, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

My dearest patriotwithoutapin, you really should try stepping off of your soapbox and take a look at the vast majority of the negative name calling posts on this blog. If you do a quick once over I believe that you might notice that your fellow dems do more than their fair share of name calling themselves. As for the rest of what you wrote I have to disagree. Archie Wilson never stated that his big game hunting experience makes him suited for the post as Clermont county commissioner. He does state controversial things such as "If we don’t have the right ethics, we have nothing,", and
"I’m still just a common man," Wilson says. "I’m just a poor country boy, (but) I run a tight budget.", or how about… However, it will also take courage to remedy what’s wrong with Clermont County, Wilson says. "I’m about change," Wilson says. "That scares some people. Aghast… I can see why the liberals here must be quaking… While I agree that Mr. Wilson does make inferences to big game hunting his message is clear. Our county is corrupt, and it will take someone who is not afraid to speak out, and take action to clean it up. We can sit and go around all day on the hunting issues. I have several very liberal friends and have come to realize that we must just be wired different. Most of the liberals I know are horrified that people hunt animals, or horrified at the methods used to kill livestock for processing, but think nothing of marching their sorry butts down to the local abortion clinic for some “oops look what I did” birth control. If our world has seriously gotten to the point where we value the life of an animal higher than that of an unborn human we are truly in a very very sad state of being. Yes we can go abort a human baby, but harming an egg of an eagle is a fine of $100,000 ($200,000 for organizations), imprisonment for one year, or both, for a first offense. Penalties increase substantially for additional offenses, and a second violation of this Act is a felony. That is according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. As for the hunts, before casting the stones you really should educate yourself further on the subject. The hunts are mandated, and controlled by organizations such as CITES, and the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre. These organization decide what can be hunted, how many can be hunted and more importantly why these animals should be hunted. As I had mentioned earlier, and if anyone cares to do the research had it not been for hunters our own whitetail deer might be extinct. At times herds need culling. Granted in the case of most of these animals the herds need culled due to human expansion and environmental conditions, but I am fairly certain that Archie Wilson is not directly responsible for any of the conditions that dictate these animals need to be taken. Archie just likes to hunt, procured legal documents from organizations which are more than likely more qualified to make these judgments than yourself, and went hunting. As a voter in Clermont County it would be in everyone’s best interest if you truly educate yourself before condemning a man. While you have every right to dislike hunting, and you may not agree with the killing of animals at least find out what would really happen to these same animals if we did not regulate their numbers. Before making decisions based on this one controversial article, find out what the man is really about. I have met him, and he is exactly the type of person that could actually clean this county up. We need someone that isn’t afraid to say what he means, and someone that isn’t afraid to carry out the actions that need to be carried out no matter how unpopular those actions may be with his fellow constituents. This is what I believe Archie Wilson meant in this article… he is not afraid to what he must, he is not afraid to do what is right. He will not back down from this fight. He will tackle the tough job of cleaning up this county and making it a better place for all of us here. I truly believe this or I wouldn’t be saying it. Patriot please take the hard road, step outside of your box look at the information that is available maybe even make a phone call or two to wildlife personnel. This is my challenge for you.

 
at 1:44 AM, March 01, 2008 Blogger truebeliever said...

Lets start with poor fair a con... talk about someone that can manage to say absolutely nothing of any value whatsoever, wow. and anonymous... I will let you figure out which one(s) you are. I did indeed read the entire article. You manage to take a couple statements out of an article piggy back them, then tell me what Archie Wilson meant by it. I believe, and I wont even tell you that this is what Archie Wilson meant... this is just what I think he meant... Archie Wilson is speaking of cleaning up coruption in our local government. He is simply stating that he is not the type of man that lives in fear. He is the type of man that takes action. Whether that action is the action of a rifle, or the actions needed to sweep our local government clean of corruption he is not afraid. Many of you sit behind your computers judging men like Archie Wilson spewing forth your ignorance and contempt. You seem to forget that you can sit behind your computer safe from harm, because of men like Archie Wilson. Men that arent afraid to stand up for what they believe. Men that take matters into their own hands, in an attempt to fix things while you sit and talk about it. I am as guilty as the rest of you on that account. I have never run for political office, nor have I went out of my way to fix problems entrenched deep within our government. I just sit and push forth my opinion on the rest of you. This is probably the closest most of us will ever come to a political debate, of course some of the peoples comments on here could hardly be classified as a debate. What it boils down to, is that if you dont agree with a mans political beliefs, and if you do not think a man capable of a job then say that. If your problem is that you believe his supposed analogy between hunting and politics disqualifies him somehow from office then there really is no need to speak with you any further. If you truly believe that then you might as well just vote for whoever has the slickest tongue.. and the best campaign manager. When did we stop voting and caring about the morality of men? When did we stop putting stock in a mans word, or a mans ability to take nothing and make it something.... these men are leaders whether they be Republican, Democrat, or Independant... it is men like these that we should want to be in office. Not the polished speaker that somehow never manages to say anything offensive to anyone... there are some people that need to be offended. Lets judge Archie Wilson for his beliefs, and his accomplishments, and not how some reporter manged to spin a story. In this I truly believe.

 
at 1:33 PM, March 01, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

TrueBeliever, "faracon" is a homosexual male who is full to the brim with rage and guilt. His hate-filled chthonic blithering has been a blight on this blog for months. I've learned to pay no attention whatsoever to his rantings. They are gibberish and are totally without merit. He is not worth your time or effort.

Thanks for your thoughtful comments about my friend, Archie Wilson.

 
at 4:20 PM, March 01, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was going to vote for Archie but am now convinced he is a nut case. Bragging about shooting wild animals, some of which are endangered. Hardly an act of bravery. Stupidity is a better word. And, what in the world does that have to do with being an effective county commissioner?

 
at 6:09 PM, March 01, 2008 Anonymous fair-a-con said...

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"..."If we don’t have the right ethics, we have nothing,",..."

Yelp'em buddies them there 'bush-whackos' they be-an a have'n them thar ethics but they be'in them a wRong kind-of'n ethics !

Ya reckon ?

Now, an't that some 'schmidt' !

PATHETIC 'HypocRites'

HAD ENOUGH, VOTE DEMOCRAT 2008 !

 
at 8:29 PM, March 01, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have been watching all the post about Mr. Wilson and wondering what is wrong with people. Finally, TRUEBELIVER tried to make sense of the whole hunting delimia. I know that we are all entitled to our own opionions, but come on.... What I can't undrstand is why aren't people looking at what someone can do for the Clermont County Community. This is why I will vote for Archie Wilson...
Archie is a LEADER! Clermont County needs a leader someone who will stand up for right and wrong. He has proven his leadership at the Township and Buisness level, with great sucess.

Mr. Wilson is a very caring and generous person who donates his time and money to charities. I know that there are people that have seen him speak on some of his charities and notice how emotional he is about helping others. That is a testiment to the quality of individual he is.

Archie is wanting to cleanup the mess that has been left behind by others and try to do right by the community. Give Archie a chance, look at what he has done for the community. Everyone can find something they don't like about someone, it is one of our flaws, that make us human. Mr. Wilson is the man for the job. I have no idea what Eddie and Mary(under investigation) have done. They don't have the leadership qualities this county needs and that has been proven by on of our curent commissioners! Vote for Archie Wilson!!!!!!

Peace and May God be With You!

Go Archie!

 
at 11:47 PM, March 01, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had the chance to see Archie in action at the IHOP in Milford this weekend. He is truly crazy.

 
at 9:41 AM, March 02, 2008 Blogger PatriotwithoutaPin said...

Trubeliever-
What do you truly believe? Your points are poorly made and full of inaccuracies and assumptions that are based on your own narrow minded visions. We should thank the hunters for the comeback of the white tailed deer? Guess again. By 1904 there were no deer left in Ohio thanks to over hunting. Culling a rhino herd? Oh come one. The only reason that these herds need to be culled is because of their limited territory- which human beings have reduced.

 
at 10:33 AM, March 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I suppose you believe a contest between a five hundred pound lion bristling with claws and fangs and a one hundred eighty pound man with fingernails, and teeth great for chewing is somehow a fair fight?

Yes, it is a fair fight. Or you could just leave the lion alone, since he isn't fighting you.

Its a good thing our ancestors didnt think like you, if they had I am fairly certain that we would be reduced to a few hundred people living in fear on an island somewhere hoping that the big baddies dont get us.

Of course, the big baddy lions would have taken over the world by now had our ancestors thought like me. You're dumb.

I support the right to bear arms, by the way. I just think this guy deserves our scorn for senselessly destroying some great animals, all for "bragging rights".

 
at 4:00 PM, March 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Earlier someone posted that Archie Wilson is a leader? What has he ever "led" in his whole life?? If I need a plumber I will hire Archie Wilson to come and unstop my toilet. However, we are talking about multi-million dollar budgets and representing Clermont County regionally. Daniel Boone sitting at one end of a conference table with leaders from Hamilton County and Fourth Street isn't going to do anything to improve the image and bargaining power of Clermont County.

 
at 4:22 PM, March 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Make no mistake, Republicans got their keesters kicked in 2006 b/c of their inability to clean their own house...after speaking with all of them, Wilson is clearly the only candidate running for Commissioner with the ability and brass ones to tell the emperor that he's buck fricking naked.

So who do you want running things, Mary Walker? If so, I hope she's allowed a phone line in prison. Perhaps Kay Rogers can facilitate that little road block. Or what about wussy, weak, milk toast "yes man" Ed Humphrey? Oh yeah, I'm sure he'll really clean things up...NOT.

Funny that Barrett doesn't report the fact that Joe Braun has been promised Humphrey's Miami Twp. Trustee position if old sick Ed wins. Like we need more backroom deals out of Miami Twp...(according to Ed, that is how Uecker became Rep and he is running for Commissioner, it's all a very coordinated plan). I'm wondering who put Miami Twp. snobs in charge of deciding our choices...no better than the DC establishment.

And note to Joe Uecker...for the first time, I left your race blank and cannot wait to do so again in the Fall. Your actions and use of my tax dollars to rent Ed's building and put your "state rep" title on all of Ed's material in addition to the participation in the foul-mouthed sign tirade does NOT make you MY state rep. I never thought that you believed that the ends justify any means. You are no better than Tom Brinkman and his cabal.

I'm disgusted that our Miami Twp. elected officials act like they're better than everyone else. They are absolutely disgraceful and will be the reason Ohio goes bright blue.

 
at 4:32 PM, March 02, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

You think there is a lot of drama now with Archie's big guns and animals. Just wait and see what happens when Archie is elected. Fireworks are going to fly. You have no idea what is going to be swept out from underneath the county rug! And Archie is going to clean it up. Vote for Archie and see all the excitement.

 
at 10:22 AM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I can agree that Mary Walker being elected means that a phone line will need to be run from the state prison to conduct public meeetings.
My understanding is that the only elected offical supporting Archie Wilson is Linda Fraley -- whose candidates never get more than 30 percent in any race and always lose.

 
at 10:27 AM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Archie Wilson is elected as the Republican candidate for Commissioner it will be the reason that Ohio will go blue and Theresa Conover will become Clermont County's next County Commissioner. YOu can check out her website at:
http://www.voteconover.com/index.htm

 
at 11:37 AM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

To the Retard Anonymous that said "What has Archie Lead?" You better take a closer look at the Company he owns? Look at the multi-millions budgets they have to over see and what he has done for Batavia TWP.! Give me a break, am I in a county of retards and kiss a***?

By the way since your so smart tell me Ed has done.

Vote Archie!!

 
at 11:51 AM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Unfortunately Archie Wilson -- by his own admission -- has not a single thing to show in the way of economic development in Batavia Township. I believe his term as county commissioner would be riddled with abstentions for conflicts of interest and potential investigations of his past dealings such as all those deals with his developer buddies. As for his plumbing business, he has made a lot of money off dozens of TIFed projects. The same TIFs he opposes as an elected official. So it's ok for him to make money off TIFs, but not for anyone else to benefit from them.
You ask what Ed Humphrey has done? Perhaps you should be asking what Mary Walker has done for Clermont County. She has brought development to the County and responded to the needs of her constituents. She has been convicted of NOTHING.
As for Ed Humphrey, he has done a lot for economic development and like it or not Miami Township is not a bad place to live as a result of his work. I don't hear many people saying they want to live in Batavia!
Mary Walker and Ed Humphrey each have a lot to offer Clermont County. Archie offers coonskin caps and rifles just like his idol Daniel Boone!

 
at 4:34 PM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Patriot without a pin I couldnt help but notice that while true beliver pointed out some very specific resources for his/her information you seem to have glossed over that fact completely. I was on the fence about this election but anyone that can raise this much controversy needs another look. True believer I wish more on this site would follow your lead with specifics. BTW I followed TB advice, contacted my local game and wildlife commision.. guess what the white tail deer population was nearly wiped out not due to overhunting, but disease and starvation due to large herd sizes. It was the G&F administration that brought their numbers back wiht permitted hunting. Now I think I will check on the other things that were written. Thanks believer!!

 
at 8:27 PM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mary Walker has done a fantastic job! For the well being of her own family. Wait until after the election and see what comes of it. She will be easy to reach at the Cross Bar Inn!

 
at 9:18 PM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you really believe Archie is just a "poor country boy" you are just plain stupid. Not many poor country boys travel the globe hunting wild animals, not many country boys fund their own campaigns to the tune in excess of $82,000. Get real! "I know how to pull out a big gun If I have to," Wilson says. The man is completely devoid of intellect if this is how he thinks. My god, Clermont County needs to be rescued from the cesspool of Republican candidates that are up for election.

 
at 9:38 PM, March 03, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is quite obvious this has become a blame game blog and a way for those threatened by the possibility that Archie will very likely be the next commissioner in Clermont County. You can crack your jokes about Archie's reference to Daniel Boone or his bad grammar but I would hope the voters in Clermont County would look deeper into the candidates they are electing. Archie has a heart and soul that reaches so deep for the people of Clermont County. He has worked hard and created his own American Dream. He wants the people of Clermont County to have that same opportunity. He is not a politician trying to move his way up so that others can take his place. He doesn't work that way. He sees the opportunity to improve Clermont County and he wants to take action. Let's face it, there is a lot of cleaning up to do in the county. Archie is the person for that job. You can try and create all these false ideas that he will cut deals with developers that would cause of conflict of interest. Archie in his 30+ years as a business owner and 7 years as a Trustee never put himself in that position. Why??? would he do that now???? He would not. These false ideas that his opponents are trying to put in the voters head are only tactics they are using because they feel threatened. What has Archie done??? He donated the plumbing to the Jim Sauls Homeless Shelter, he turned down the opportunity to bid on a large addition at his church because he didn't want to mix the two. They cannot promote their own achievements they have to create false ideas.

I truly hope and I pray that the voters of Clermont County will go out and vote on Tuesday and cast their vote for Archie Wilson. It will be a decision that they will not regret. I look forward and feel confident about my vote for Archie. Join me!

 
at 12:14 AM, March 05, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mission accomplished.

 
at 8:24 AM, March 06, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Paul M. Angle wrote a book on the coal mining industry violence around the turn of the century called "Bloody Williamson." Williamson county Illinois was the scene of the book which included a description of the infamous 'Herrin Massacre.' Angle called Williamson county ALONG with Harlan county (Kentucky) as the most violent locales in the country. As Wilson origin has his origins in Harlan county, he ought to give an account on what he knows about it and perhaps he can be vetted further based on his statements to the past citizens' behaviors.

 
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