More evidence that the UNC Board of Governors is doing Phil Berger’s bidding

Asked about recent turmoil on the UNC Board of Governors, Phil Berger intoned, "the board is making some changes to to the university functions and operates. That's going to result, I think, in some folks not being fully happy with that." Those "folks" encompass...

Another quality candidate from the GOP

Last week, former GOP Congressional candidate and possible election fraudster Mark Harris announced he wouldn’t run in the special election set for the seat he once tried to claim. He cited ill-health as the reason for taking a pass but the real reason was bad...

Not Ready for Prime Time

The next best hope for North Carolina Republicans is, apparently, not too great at reading legislation from a General Assembly his own party controls. Current lieutenant governor and aspiring gubernatorial candidate Dan Forest shared a Fox News article from his...

Perspective: February 28th

We talk about Mark Meadows, Mark Harris, and Judge Collins' decision overturning the Income Tax Cap and Voter ID amendments. Here’s where you can find us:  Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Breaker, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, and Stitcher.

Student IDs Slighted for Voter ID

Last 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 and, for...

In NC-09, the GOP’s continued assault on democracy

Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed Democrats for the election fraud that led to a new Congressional Election in NC-09. Mark Harris, after announcing he will not run in the special election, endorsed a man who told the Charlotte Observer, “I’m...

A General Assembly of Usurpers?

Let 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 Thursday,...

Holmes brings a needed perspective

Last week, the riveting and explosive testimony at the State Board of Elections hearing on NC-09 sucked the wind out of all other political news. It threatened to do so again when former failed governor Pat McCrory started talking about the new election in the...

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