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Good riddance to “Howdy”

The N&O issued a tearful goodbye this morning to the “education judge.”  SCREEEEEEEEEEEEEECH!  (The what?)  : Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning Jr., best known for his oversight of state compliance with a landmark education ruling, has reached the state’s mandatory retirement age for judges…

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Judicial tyranny at its worst …

Superior Court Judge Howard Manning has said the state MUST fully fund pre-K classes, and that state legislators have no recourse but to do what he says.  Wow. One lawyer in black robes, elected by a few counties, has the power to create a constitutional…

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Look at me! I’m on TV !!!

Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning, Jr. is quite passionate about educating North Carolina’s children.  He is so passionate about it that he often tiptoes up to the line, which separates the state’s legislative and judicial branches, and calls for  changes in education policy…