The GOPe and the rest of the Raleigh cartel have just now finished their high fives and victory laps after successfully conning the people of North Carolina out of TWO BILLION DOLLARS. But, as one astute observer pointed out to us this week, there may be a particularly smelly foreign object floating in their punchbowl.
“(d) The form of the question as stated on the ballot shall be in substantially the following words: “Shall the order authorizing $ _______ bonds plus interest for (briefly stating the purpose) and providing that additional taxes may be levied in an amount sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds be approved?
[ ]YES [ ]NO””
The issuance of two billion dollars ($2,000,000,000) State of North Carolina Public Improvement Bonds constituting general obligation bonds of the State secured by a pledge of the faith and credit and taxing power of the State for the purpose of providing funds, with any other available funds, to fund capital improvements and new facilities for the State, including, without limitation, the construction and furnishing of new facilities and the renovation and rehabilitation of existing facilities for, without limitation, the University of North Carolina System, the North Carolina Community College System, water and sewer systems, the State’s National Guard, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, attractions and parks, and the Department of Public Safety.