We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?”

IS IT TRUE last week the Vanderburgh County Democratic Party Chairman Scott Danks was overheard saying that he has candidates ready to challenge every Republican candidate who is running for National, State and County offices in this coming General election?  …he predicts that the many people will be surprised to find out who the candidates are?

IS IT TRUE if our elected officials don’t make additional increases to the Evansville Police Departments budgets we may have to depend on the “Penguin” to help protect us?

IS IT TRUE that last Saturday morning the local Vanderburgh GOP held its monthly breakfast gathering? …this event was well attended?  …that District #2 Republican primary candidate Mike Duckwork gave an impressive and informative and well-received speech?  …we were pleased to hear that Mr. Duckworth primary opponent Steve Hammer never interrupted Mr. Duckworth one time during his speech?  …we were told that Mr. Hammer and Mr. Duckworth was seen talking and laughing with each other right after the speech?

IS IT TRUE over the years Congressman Larry Buschon addressed the GOP monthly breakfast group many times?  …Dr. Richard Moss attended several GOP breakfast meetings over the years that the Congressman spoke at and sit quietly, listened and didn’t interrupt him one time even though he disagrees with some of the things the Congressman was saying?

IS IT TRUE were told that 8th District Republican primary candidate Dr. Richard  Moss gave a passionate and a conservative based speech at last Saturday’s GOP breakfast gathering? …we were informed that 8th District Congressmen Larry Buschon was openly upset with a couple remarks made by his fiery primary opponent Dr. Richard Moss a surgeon from Jasper? …were told that Congressman Buschon interrupted Dr. Moss several times during his speech? …Congressman Buschon seemly took issue with a couple of comments made by Dr. Moss during his speech concerning his official residence and the ranking of his voting record by the conservative Heritage Foundation?  ..that the Congressman openly stated that Dr. Moss wasn’t telling the truth a couple of times during his speech? …we were told that several people in attendance felt that  Congressman Bucshon’s behavior toward Dr. Moss during his speech was out of line?

IS IT TRUE we were told that right after Dr. Moss speech Congressmen Buschon got in Dr. Moss’s face and started poking his finger in his chest and verbally attacking him at the dismay of those that witnessed this encounter?  …we were told that Dr. Moss stood his ground and didn’t allow Bucshon to get away with bullying him?  …we were told that a couple of people in attendance had to break up this face to face confrontation initiated by Congressman Bucshon?  …we hear that anger management classes don’t cost that much and could be extremely helpful to those who need it?

IS IT TRUE that the CONSERVATIVE REVIEW did publish that Indiana 8th District Congressmen Larry Bucshon was ranked a mere 48%?  …that the HERITAGE ACTION FOR AMERICAN group ranks 8th District Congressmen Larry Bucshon conservative voting record at 52%?  …that the average voting record of House Republicans voting on the conservative issues is around 68%?

IS IT TRUE we were told that Dr. Moss did raise the question of Congressman residency status during his breakfast speech GOP? …attached are links to the articles that appeared in the Evansville Courier and Press about Congressman Buschon setting up roots in Washinton, DC and Buschon lives in Washinton DC and Evansville?

Todays “Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel that Congressman Buschon should have treated Dr. Moss with more respect during and after his speech?

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    • Amazing. isn’t it Joe, how those who get their information from fact-free sources such as you have linked to here immediately demand the NRA be “killed”, along with Fox News and all Republicans, and another “gun control bill” be passed.
      Meanwhile, the first question that should be asked is: how in the world was a person not even a student at the school able to enter the school, which is legally a gun free zone,with an AR15 and commit this carnage.

  1. Obama Democrats unite: Resist Trump and those other racist conservatives trying to deport those peace loving law abiding illegal aliens:

    “Law enforcement officials said that Miguel Angel “Noctorno” Ayala-Rivera, a 24-year-old MS-13 member who illegally entered the U.S. from El Salvador, ordered his fellow gang members to beat a 15-year-old girl with a baseball bat. “Noctorno” reportedly pimped out the victim along with other underage girls, the Daily Mail reported from Montgomery County court records.

    Police have also charged Yervin Josue Romero-Rivera, a 21-year-old illegal immigrant, and 20-year-old Alexis Pena-Rodriguez in the case.

    According to a law enforcement source, “Nocturno” and his two fellow MS-13 members dragged the teenage girl into the backyard of their Kensington, Maryland, hideout. “Noctorno” and four other men took turns beating her with a baseball bat, the news outlet reported. She received a total of 28 blows on various locations on her body. Records indicate she suffered an “indented” buttocks, discolored arms and legs, and visible bleeding from her neck-down.”

  2. No it is not true. As a high school student in attendance of the GOP Breakfast, I observed many things. For starters, the open attack of Congressman Bucshon’s family led to a simple statement, “Leave my family out of it.” Further, the confrontation between Bucshon and Moss was not initiated by Congressman Bucshon, rather when Bucshon went to shake Dr. Moss’ hand he was met with a verbal attack by Moss. This was all followed by a rather classless, provocative statement filled with false statements used as attacks against the congressman.


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