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Government bullies and the First Amendment

When you take cash from the government at any level — even though they confiscated it from you and your friends and family initially — you should expect to be giving up SOME freedom. But two different cases here in North Carolina showcase government entities…

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Want to get BIG money out of politics? Shrink Big Government.

$100 million for ONE US Senate race. Most of it flooded in from out of state.  What is this all about?  Why are all of these people willing to fork out so much for a US Senate seat from North Carolina?  If it can be…

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Judicial tyranny (You may now kiss the, um, “bride”)

Why bother having elections?  We have these unelected law school graduates in black robes regularly stomping all over the will of the people and their elected officials.  Want to make a rule or a law?  Run it past a judge first.  The judicial branch was…

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Chipping away at our rights in the name of efficiency and national security

We’ve got some pretty big races for US House and US Senate on the November ballot here in North Carolina.  One very significant item on the November  ballot is not getting the attention it deserves:  a proposed amendment to the state constitution allowing you to…

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VAWA 2013: Backdoor assault on First AND Second amendments

  Who could possibly be against protecting women against violence?  The renewal of the disingenuously-named Violence Against Women Act sailed through the Senate with 78 of 100 votes and 238 votes out of 435 (87 GOP votes)  in the House.   Never mind that the…

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Trickle-down bias: NPR & our local media

        Steve Bouser, the op-ed page editor at the Southern Pines Pilot, has been listening to NPR again (and the kookiness is a-flowing from the pages of our local Pulitzer-Prize winning thrice weekly rag.) : Suppose the government said you could worship…