No to states’ rights. Yes to a Third Reconstruction.

"All we ask is to be left alone." -Jefferson Davis This arch traitor and leading contender for Worst American Who Ever Lived, knew what his kind needed to maintain their unjust ideal. To leave the South alone meant, simply, to deprive Southern black Americans of their...

Gerrymandering day

Today is gerrymandering day at the Supreme Court. The court will hear cases from North Carolina and Maryland to determine whether extreme gerrymanders in redistricting are constitutional or not. In North Carolina, Republican legislators drew districts that gave them a...

No collusion, just corruption. MAGA!

The Mueller report finally dropped. The special counsel found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agents or interests to influence the outcome of the election. Mueller also noted that while he did not find conclusive evidence of obstruction...

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...

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