Category: NC legislature

NCGOP: tone deaf or trying to change the subject?

“It’s STILL the economy.  We’re NOT stupid.”  — Mitt Romney     April 24, 2012 NC Senate President Phil Berger (R) trumpeted the other day that he had a “major policy” announcement forthcoming.  Everyone waited with baited breath.  Was major…

The Stupid Party rears its head in Raleigh

Columnist George Will coined the phrase “The Stupid Party” to refer to Republicans who run away from winning conservative principles and sign on to more of the same ruling class, bureaucratic nonsense.  Well, it appears The Stupid Party is alive…

Racial Justice Act opens the floodgates …

    Thank Bev Perdue and her comrades on the left in the NC General Assembly for this.  They rammed The Racial Justice Act through the assembly in 2009 over GOP objections.  The lawoffers inmates on death row — even…

The marriage amendment and political whiplash

      It’s unfortunately not all that unusual to see political leaders stop on a dime and change directions on political issues — just to score points with the media and interest groups.  North Carolina State House majority leader…