Tag: media

Poll-working can (apparently) be hazardous to your health.

That’s what it looks like down in, of all places, Robeson County: The former chief judge at the early voting site in Fairmont says he was told he was transferred to another polling place for his own safety. Wesley Clark…

#ncga: Jeff Tarte, down with The Struggle.

We came across a recent episode of a Facebook podcast called “The Millennial Voice.”  It featured state senator Jeff Tarte answering rather vapid questions from a rather bright-eyed, bushy-tailed millennial Charlottean. I had to pause the video and perform multiple…

#ncga: Lucky to hold on.

I had the opportunity to connect this past weekend with some political players who have been very influential in recent years regarding cash and strategy for North Carolina General Assembly campaigns.  Their overall message? House Republicans are not battling to…

#ncpol: The Amendments

There’s been quite a hullaballoo about the six proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot. Hysterical ads attacking the amendments are popping up all over TV and radio like weeds. We’ve taken a cursory look at them.  Some seem pretty…

#nc-09: Um, oh yeah — RACISM !!!!!

I was wondering how long it would take to get here: So, the snide, snobby vegan metrosexual who runs the failing Charlotte Observer’s op-ed page is showing us how brave he is by trashing two dead guys while smearing ONE…