Leave the NRA out of it

Leave the NRA out of it

ShareMonday morning seems a great time to attract the scorn of my friends on the left, so here goes. The gun debate highlights the problems Democrats have winning policy debates and elections. Instead of focusing on the problems and the solutions, they’ve defined it...
At least Rubio showed up

At least Rubio showed up

ShareWe should applaud Florida Senator Marco Rubio. He showed up at a townhall meeting hosted by CNN, aired on national television, in front of an audience he had to know would be hostile to many of his positions. Some would say that he was only doing his job. In...
When #MeToo meets #NeverAgain

When #MeToo meets #NeverAgain

SharePolitical pundits and analysts have focused on the potential of a wave election this year. Donald Trump’s numbers are in the tank, the generic ballot favors Democrats, Republicans have few real accomplishments despite controlling the federal government and...
No easy fixes to gun violence

No easy fixes to gun violence

ShareThe legislature is forming a new committee to consider how to keep our schools more safe. Among the considerations is arming teachers. Speaker Tim Moore made sure to emphasize that no decisions have been made about what to do and that a lot of options are on the...
A newfound voice of outrage

A newfound voice of outrage

ShareThe horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, is bringing out the cultural divide that mars our politics but it also shows the shift that’s happening in our country. On one side state Rep. Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County expressed sentiments that many...

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