Barriers to Democracy

Barriers to Democracy

ShareDoes the last letter of GOP stand for purge? I understand the electoral strategy behind removing certain voters from the rolls, but I fail to comprehend the morality of it. Moreover, I wonder why nominal members of the Republican Party who are not making these...
The SweetTarte Deal

The SweetTarte Deal

ShareAfter poring over the 250+ page budget released late Monday, a special funding scheme came to light which funneled $200,000 to a particular senate district in Charlotte. Jeff Tarte, whose newly reconfigured district pits him in perhaps the most competitive senate...
The Bonkers Budget

The Bonkers Budget

ShareThe cadre of Republicans in Raleigh who basically run the state have streamlined their budget process by making it into a conference report. You have to get into the weeds a little bit to unpack their methods. A typical process might go like this: a bill is...
Trade Wars and Their Discontents

Trade Wars and Their Discontents

ShareA WSJ column by Daniel Henninger this morning piqued my interest. It, like many recent opinion pieces from the Journal, discussed the recent tariff talk and subsequent trade war in which we find ourselves. The Chinese have reacted to Trump’s bluster by...
Democrats: Back to Basics

Democrats: Back to Basics

Share Amidst the fire and fury that is the Trump presidency, two important memos were released this week. No, not the Nunes memo, nor the Schiff rebuttal. I’m talking about Priorities USA and a new poll today from PPP. Both of these should encourage and scare...

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