Category: NCGOP

When Thom Talks, WE listen …

  The Charlotte area is riding high in our fair state capital these days.  The governor is a former mayor of The Queen City.  The lieutenant governor is the son of the city’s longtime mayor and congresswoman.  The speaker of…

Anti-GOP march or Krispy Kreme PR stunt? You make the call.

  Well, The McClatchy Gang hit us with THIS headline about an event that took place in Raleigh on Saturday: Thousands march in Raleigh against GOP policies in NC legislature We also got this gem from McClatchy about a Saturday…

Ugly Power Grabs vs. PRETTY ONES

    Our local paper — the first and only lesbian-owned and -operated thrice weekly Nobel Prize-nominated community paper in The Carolinas — is beside itself about those dastardly Republicans in Raleigh. Specifically, the newsroom’s ire is aimed at legislation…

The N&O’s John Frank: ObamaCare’s Gunga Din

Gunga Din was immortalized by Rudyard Kipling in literature — and later in movies.  He was a poor, hapless, shuffling, kowtowing, water-carrying man-servant to some British soldiers in India.   The character has become synonymous with people and institutions that dutifully…