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RINO rage over DPI’s Johnson

I was a little lukewarm about Mark Johnson when I first met him during the 2016 primary campaign.  But since he’s been in office, he’s done a bang-up job of getting on the last nerve of all the right people. Here’s the latest: The fight over who is running North…

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#ncpol: Cut, baby, cut.

I don’t know about you.  But it boils my blood to see stuff — that,if it disappeared, NOBODY would notice — get routinely funded with our tax dollars.  For instance, about half of the stuff under the jurisdiction of the state Department of Administration.  The NC Department of Public Instruction…

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Cooper wants the lunch ladies evaluating your kid’s mental health

Gun control weenies want to empower the hourly employee at War-Mart’s gun counter to evaluate each customer’s mental state.  Now, Governor Roy Cooper wants to give the same power to the lunch lady at your kid’s school: Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday called for $130 million in the state budget…

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$17 million worth of Dee-versity!!! (Um, yay?)

We’ve got yet another nugget for you to feast on and seethe over the next time some pointy-headed edu-crat tries to tell you there just isn’t enough of other people’s cash to “educate” all of those young skulls-of-mush: Public universities in North Carolina spend nearly $17 million per year on…

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UNC-C(ommunism)

I didn’t think it was possible, but the folks who brought you “Sex Week” have outdone themselves: Last year, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made an announcement to great fanfare: The university would soon open a branch of the Confucius Institute, the Chinese government-funded educational institutions that teach…

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Taxpayers on the hook for High Point pro baseball

Settle back, folks.  This is a story that involves something in Raleigh that you likely don’t hear much about — The Local Government Commission. Here is an explanation of the commission from the state treasurer’s web site: […] In 1931 the North Carolina General Assembly established the Local Government Commission…

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The 21 steps to condom usage

Yep. if you were really wondering WHAT you were getting for your dollars you fork out to UNC for the kiddo’s (kiddoes’) time in Chapel Hill, here’s a taste: A “sexual health activity” at UNC Chapel Hill teaches students how to “correctly put on a condom” using twenty-one steps laid…

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UNC’s $437,000 man quite at home in THE SWAMP

We told you earlier about UNC counsel Mark Merritt – who makes more than the president of the United States — doing a little lobbying  on the side to complement his flacking for the state university system. Well, our fellow butt-kicker-and-name-taker Bob Harris has shined some more light on Mr. Merritt:  […]…

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Look Who’s REALLY fighting FOR North Carolinians

While attorney general Josh Stein whines about “budget cuts” and runs off on quixotic adventures like preserving the Paris Accord and saving ObamaCare, another council of state member is actually working to ensure taxpayers get a fair shake: North Carolina State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, sent a letter today…

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Human Waste, Zombie Sex & Voguing. (Oh, my.)

If you’re bored, and looking for something a little, um, stimulating on October 26th — BOY has UNC-Charlotte got something special for you:  Thursday, October 26, 2017 – 14:00 to 15:30 Shaka McGlotten, Assoc. Prof. Media Studies and Doris and Carl Kempner Distinguished Prof. Media Studies (SUNY Purchase), presents: “The Black Data Project” Public…