Student IDs Slighted for Voter ID

Student IDs Slighted for Voter ID

ShareLast year, after years of litigation, struggle and failure, Republicans in the NCGA were finally successful in implementing voter ID. In lieu of a simple statute, they put onto the ballot a constitutional amendment; let the people decide! The amendment passed...
A General Assembly of Usurpers?

A General Assembly of Usurpers?

ShareLet me preface this writing with the acknowledgment that I am not a lawyer. Everything written here is just analysis based upon personal research on what is publicly available.  The past few days have been a whirlwind in North Carolina politics. Just...
Survivor Act Context

Survivor Act Context

ShareI wrote a column this week for the Salisbury Post, where I lauded the bipartisan efforts of the General Assembly and Attorney General Josh Stein in pushing the Survivor Act. Briefly, the act would provide millions of dollars to continue testing the embarrassingly...
No, this isn’t Roy Cooper

No, this isn’t Roy Cooper

ShareOne week ago today, it came out that Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia had apparently posed in either blackface or as a Klansman in his medical school yearbook. Northam waffled on the issue, at first claiming responsibility and then the following day suggesting...
Cooper’s Rescission was Right

Cooper’s Rescission was Right

ShareThough it likely went under the radar for most, Governor Cooper rescinded a controversial choice for the North Carolina Human Relations Commission this week. Lawana Mayfield is currently on the Charlotte City Council, and in December the Governor appointed her to...

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