Carl Mumpower, a conservative blogger from Asheville, clinical psychologist, former Asheville City Councilman and former GOP congressional candidate, accuses the legislature of the "theft" of the Asheville water system.My party's Republican majority in Raleigh, under the local leadership of State
"Representatives Tim Moffitt, Nathan Ramsey, and Chuck McGrady are a few days away from commandeering Asheville's water system. Asheville's City Council is to be commended for their decision to fight back with one of the few cards remaining in their deck. Taking legal action merits support and enthusiasm by all citizens - especially those with a firm interest in fair play. Much repeated misassumptions merit challenge-
1. "This is a waste of money" - No, just the opposite. Spending several hundred thousand dollars in the attempt to salvage a billion dollar plus asset is a smart .investment. Surrender will result in a lifetime burden for city residents and taxpayers.