Primary roundup

Primary roundup

The 2002 North Carolina primaries are now in the books. The major races across the state were settled and we won’t see any runoffs, at least for federal office. We’re on to November.  At the top of the ticket, there were no real surprises. Cheri Beasley handily...
Liz Cheney tells the truth

Liz Cheney tells the truth

This morning Liz Cheney Tweeted, “The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and anti-semitism. History has taught us that what begins with words ends in far worse. @GOPleaders must renounce and reject these views and those who hold...
Get the message right on Roe

Get the message right on Roe

If the Supreme Court guts Roe v. Wade, as the leaked opinion implies, then the political landscape going into the 2022 election is almost certainly changed. The election will focus on the impact of that decision and progressives need to take advantage of the new...
GOP family values

GOP family values

I sure hope I can stop writing about Madison Cawthorn after May 17. If I have to talk about him winning the primary, it says more about the Republican Party than it does about Cawthorn. Actually, all of it, his whole political saga, says a lot about the GOP. ...
The McConnell Court

The McConnell Court

If the leaked memo from Supreme Court is correct, Roe v Wade has been overturned. It’s a bit shocking, even if it was predictable. Conservatives are giddy, even if trying to focus more on the unprecedented leak than the impact on low-income women who can’t...

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