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For liberals, MLK’s “content of their character” dream is long-forgotten.

The day after we celebrated Martin Luther King’s birthday, this happened: Yep.  This is sponsored by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools.  The speaker is something called a “Parent Engagement Specialist.” As you can see, her thesis is that the public schools have a problem because they…

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#ncga: A familiar face from 2012?

Republican Ed Goodwin gave Elaine Marshall a spirited challenge in the 2012 Secretary of State race. Now, it appears Goodwin is eyeing a different route to Raleigh: Eddy Goodwin, a former state ferry director and former Chowan commissioner, says he plans to run for state…

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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…

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NC a national leader in jailed illegal aliens. (*Um, yay?*)

The pro-DACA, pro-amnesty crowd wants to fill us up with sob stories about immigrants wanting to come to America, start a business, raise  and live ‘The Dream.” Well, check out this piece of factual information: […] Ten states account for 63 percent of the nation’s…

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#ncga: Harry Brown for Congress ???

That’s the word on the street (at least the streets in the Third Congressional District).  I’ve heard from a number of movers and shakers in the 3rd district NCGOP who tell me they’ve heard from the North Carolina Senate Majority Leader and folks close to…

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Gettin’ $$$ PAID $$$ (workin’ for the state)

Every time I hear stories like this, my level of sympathy for “the poor, poor state employees” drops another three notches. (*It’s been FIVE MINUTES since they got a bonus or a salary increase!*): North Carolina has billions of dollars invested in stocks, bonds and…

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Throwing out the maps AGAIN. (Thanks, Dave.)

Candidates start filing in February for the May primaries.  Yet, districts for state legislators and Congress are — to put it kindly —up in the air:  A panel of three federal judges on Tuesday ordered the state to redraw its congressional map again, forbidding North…

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Meet The New Boss, Same as the old boss …

The Round Rev has moved on to bigger and better things on  The Soros plantation.  The NC NAACP has a new screaming preacher heading things up, and The N&O is giddy with excitement: With the North Carolina General Assembly scheduled to open a special session…

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NCGOPe’s Love /Hate relationship with Josh Stein

The GOP leadership on Jones Street lashed out hard at Attorney General Josh Stein for hamstringing efforts to carry out death sentences in North Carolina. Meanwhile, another top legislative Republican is teaming with Stein on some legislation in what some observers might describe as a,…

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#ncga: A NCGOP surrender on spending?

Statists LOVE to tell us that spending MORE of other people’s money is vital to good governance.  Democrats live and die by that principle. But the NCGOP — with a tenuous grip on the seats of power in Raleigh — appears to be jumping on…