Richard Burr Should Resign

Richard Burr Should Resign

ShareLet this serve as a mea culpa. People of North Carolina: I was wrong. Last year, still starry-eyed and idealistic in college at Chapel Hill, I wrote a letter to the editor and submitted it to the News & Observer: 3/4/18 | News & Observer I tried to give...
Folwell, House GOP face off

Folwell, House GOP face off

ShareA few weeks ago I wrote about the simmering battle between the uber-conservative State Treasurer Dale Folwell and his Republican compatriots in the legislature. One might assume that they would be lockstep in their goals, but then one would be incorrect. HB184 is...
GOP Continues Crusade Against UNC System

GOP Continues Crusade Against UNC System

ShareAs is their wont, Republicans in the General Assembly pushed through their chosen candidates to sit on the UNC Board of Governors with little to no input from the Democratic minority. Per the N&O: The Senate’s election came one day after a rancorous debate in...
An Acrimonious Primary

An Acrimonious Primary

ShareRepublicans in North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District need to come together, coalesce behind a candidate and begin raising money if they are going to take what should be a safe Republican seat away from an eager Dan McCready. Instead, they’re...
Profile in Cowardice

Profile in Cowardice

ShareAfter weeks of speculation over who would or wouldn’t vote against the president’s non-emergency emergency declaration, both of our Republican Senators sided with the president. While that ought not be a cause for shock, at least for Senator Burr, Senator...
Cooper’s Quiet Victory

Cooper’s Quiet Victory

ShareGovernor Cooper is not known for booming rhetoric, and in the same quiet way that he might deliver his speeches he has gone about dramatically shifting the balance of the North Carolina judiciary. Yesterday, Governor Cooper appointed North Carolina Court of...

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