More evidence that the UNC Board of Governors is doing Phil Berger’s bidding

Asked about recent turmoil on the UNC Board of Governors, Phil Berger intoned, "the board is making some changes to to the university functions and operates. That's going to result, I think, in some folks not being fully happy with that." Those "folks" encompass...

In the name of Trump

Fealty to Donald Trump requires debasing yourself. Ever since Chris Christie went from presidential frontrunner to Trump errand boy, we’ve watched a string of otherwise self-respecting Republicans embarrass themselves to stay in Trumps good graces. It’s not enough...

Tillis needs to stop the bleeding

A poll conducted by ProgressNC Action shows that North Carolinians overwhelmingly support the Mueller investigation and want Senator Thom Tillis to call for the report to be made public when it’s released. Two-thirds of voters say they’ve heard a lot about the...

The most pernicious NC senator

Three Republicans have put forward a proposal that would be extraordinarily destructive. The bill would give our teachers a raise--if they carried firearms in the classroom. All the bill's boosters represent the base-pandering rancidity of the GOP legislature. But the...

Weasel

Yesterday, I wrote “We’re about to see if Thom Tillis stands by the courage of his convictions.” Well, he doesn’t. His convictions are about as firm and malleable as modelling clay.  After penning an op-ed that laid out the case for opposing Donald Trump’s...

A Tillis-Walker primary?

We’re about to see if Sen. Thom Tillis really stands by the courage of his convictions. A couple of weeks ago, he wrote an op-ed explaining why he would vote to block Trump’s emergency declaration to secure money for his border wall. Tillis laid out a plain case for...

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