Category: Media

A surprisingly thoughtful piece by an N&O reporter …

        The debate over abortion frequently gets clouded by PR spin and code-words like “choice,” as well as sign-wielding activists screaming at each other.  Earlier this year, the state legislature passed bills defunding Planned Parenthood and requiring…

OK. Which one is it, N&O?

      Here they go again.  Our state’s flagship newspaper is at it again — offering readers contradictory information on their page, sometimes within the same day and other times within  week. Last week, chief political correspondent (and newsroom…

A vacancy at DPI?

  It is looking like there may be an open seat on North Carolina’s Council of State in 2012.  Rumors are swirling about a possible retirement by incumbent N.C. Department of Public Instruction Secretary June Atkinson.  (Atkinson is not exactly…

Regulating Mother Nature

      Nothing coming out of Washington surprises me anymore.  Thanks to our thrice weekly Pulitzer Prize winning local paper here in Moore County,  I learned that the EPA punishes businesses if the exhaust from their operations blows across…

Hawaii 6-0: Hawaii is in Asia?

  The media, Hollywood, and a lot of university faculty have raved since 2008 about what a brilliant president we have.  BarryO told us that he had visited 57 states (and had one more to go), and the media gave…

NC prosecutors seek an end to ‘Racial Justice Act’

        North Carolina’s elected prosecutors are seeking the legislature’s assistance in overturning one of the worst travesties to ever pass through Jones Street: The Legislature should act quickly to repeal a new law that gives death row…

DIAPERS FOR EVERYONE! D.C. Dems propose Pampers stimulus

        The Einsteins in Congress are at it again.  We have a $17 trillion federal debt, two wars, record  unemployment, and a devastating recession.  These geniuses think they have the answer to fix the country’s economic woes:…

Chapel Hill cops jack up local OWS loonies …

        It just brings tears of joy to my eyes when cops manhandle lefties.  I’ll have to admit that it was a shock to see this happening in our state’s Loony Left HQ: A police tactical team…

Ok, N&O: Which one is it?

    N&O reporter John Frank may be in danger of losing his job.  He breaks the news about Boss Bev’s “suspend the elections” fantasy, and now he is contradicting in-house wonderboy Rob Christensen.  In the N&O newsroom, EVERYONE knows…

Wake County GOP fires back at Raleigh News & Observer

        In a recent newsletter, Wake County Republican Party chairman Susan Bryant lashed out at her local paper: SAY NO TO THE RACIST N&O As I sit writing this, the subscription notice from the News & Observer…