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Conservatism needed in 3rd District

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

In 2014 I had the opportunity to intern for Congressman Walter Jones. I was a junior in college, new to the political arena, and excited to be helping with what I thought was a "good cause." I was stuck in thought that Rep. Jones was going up against an "evil lobbyist" trying to sell out our district.

However, after that race, I began to do my own research. To my surprise, I saw parts of Jones’ record that many people do not know, and I was disappointed at what was behind the curtain. From missing Armed Service Committee meetings (the only committee he sits on), to voting against our National Defense Authorization Act, voting against Israel (he received money from J-Street Lobbying Firm, an anti-Israel lobbying group) and as of late, voting against the Republican Tax Plan.

As a conservative, I know that the principles of a conservative are to have ethical understanding of topics restored while seeking limited government and standing up for individual rights.

Scott Dacey, knows the true meaning. His conservative values align with this district and he truly has the best interests of eastern North Carolina in mind. He will stand up for life, smaller government, and free market principles to put our economy back to work. Dacey has worked hard as county commissioner, from helping lead the battle against of the opioid crisis to standing up for Cherry Point Air Base in Havelock.

President George W. Bush once said in an address to the nation, “We're in a fight for our principles, and our first responsibility is to live by them.” I have great respect for Congressman Jones, but after seeing his record, I believe eastern North Carolina deserves better.

That's why I strongly encourage my fellow Republicans to support Scott Dacey for Congress.

Blake Belch

Greenville

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