Considering Ted Budd

Considering Ted Budd

ShareSince Republicans first redrew North Carolina’s congressional maps in 2012, the state’s U.S. House delegation has bristled with Trumpists and proto-Trumpists. Ted Budd lands emphatically in that group. The gun store owner-turned-congressman has built...
NC Senators propose HB2 on steroids

NC Senators propose HB2 on steroids

ShareIn the five years since HB2 tore the state apart, North Carolina Republican legislators have remained notably unrepentant. While cutting a deal to gradually phase out the law, they never renounced their motivations for passing the so-called “Bathroom...
NC’s racist poster boy

NC’s racist poster boy

ShareYou’d think it difficult to supersede Madison Cawthorn as the greatest disgrace to North Carolina currently serving without honor in our delegation to the U.S. Congress, but Greg Murphy has got the young man beat. Joining in a twitter mob against Rep. Ilhan...
North Carolina’s History of Resilience

North Carolina’s History of Resilience

ShareSouthern history resembles chaotic weather on a dark winter day. Hail and sleet pelt the landscape, long stretches of time pass with no break in the clouds to reveal the shining sun, and, every so often, our solar system’s reigning star emerges in a moment...

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