Appalled? Bill Reed III of South Carolina, stop with the letters to the Post and be concerned with you local government in your own state. Bill you do not live here so stop calling Ms. Phillips names. She does more for her party in a day than you do all year. All you know how to do is to write long letters that like most right wing Republicans have nothing to really say. Bill, suck it up, there will be a Democrat in the White House and maybe we can correct the damage that your friend George Bush has caused here in America and all over the world. You go on and vote for McCain, someone your own age, and sit back and watch the youth in this country work for peace and justice for everyone. Bill, do not respond to this letter because you need to spend time in your new community and leave the people in Ashe County alone. Please!