Just plain desperate

Just plain desperate

ShareThom Tillis is in trouble and his backers know it.  Despite massive amounts of money thrown at his candidacy from outside support groups he still hasn’t been able to break Kay Hagan’s consistent three point lead.   With the possibility of a Republican takeover of...
Stifling dissent

Stifling dissent

ShareIt’s no secret that many in the current Republican majority in the legislature have little tolerance for differing opinions.  From arresting demonstrators to talking down to, and sometimes outright insulting constituents, they have shown a paternalistic “We know...
Completely out of touch

Completely out of touch

ShareUnlike a lot of current members of the NC General Assembly I have a great deal of respect for teachers.  My mother has been a teacher, librarian, and technology specialist in the WCPSS for over 20 years.  The mother of my daughter is a teacher, as are her mother...
The cost of loyalty

The cost of loyalty

ShareGovernor Pat McCrory’s ties to Duke Energy are well known here in North Carolina.  McCrory worked for Duke for nearly 30 years before becoming governor, but a recent study by the National Institute on Money in State Politics show how deep the utility company’s...

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