A Lesson From Ocasio-Cortez

A Lesson From Ocasio-Cortez

ShareJust one month ago, a heretofore unknown player emerged on the political scene: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At just 28, she is running for the United States House of Representatives, and barring some wild occurrence, should win in November and become the youngest...
Fear and Loathing in Raleigh

Fear and Loathing in Raleigh

ShareWhat ought to be appalling has now become routine in Raleigh. Republican leadership has beckoned their lackeys back into the state’s capital to go about their usual business: the methodical and disgraceful dissolution of our state.  The stated reason for their...
Robbing the Governor

Robbing the Governor

ShareThe devil is in the details. We continue seeing the truth of this statement as news trickles out of Raleigh this week. The latest Republican stunt: stripping the governor of his appointment powers. Taken individually, the bills that this legislature passed to...
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...

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