Suzie James: Enough with the attacks |

Suzie James: Enough with the attacks

An objection to Duane Strawser is that some of his backers supported the Tea Party. This information, gleaned from a left-leaning blogger, viciously implied there is some corruption going on and some incestuous relationship between Americans for Good Government and the Tea Party.

There doesn’t seem to be any objection to the Democratic Women (not exactly an agenda-free organization) making a large contribution to Heidi Hall. Perhaps some of her other contributions should be scrutinized as well.

Why are the Heidi Hall supporters attacking Duane Strawser, a moderate, decline-to-state citizen of Nevada County who has the best interests of the county in mind? The same guy who put out thousands of his own dollars to insure the high profile bicycle races came through our county knowing it would bring money into our local economy. He did it without any guarantee of repayment.

Duane has been a business owner in Nevada City for years, donating his time, money and unlimited energy. After meeting Duane, it is apparent he is running for supervisor because he cares about our county. He wants to use his expertise from being on many Nevada County boards and commissions to make sure the county uses its resources wisely.

He stepped in and offered an alternative to the left-leaning and very ambitious Heidi Hall who has set her sights on the board of supervisors after being soundly defeated in her previous congressional race.

Suzie James

Nevada City

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