Category Archives: Election 2012

Democratic Party demand for Re-redistricting. How quaint!

  In a recent public forum, Bob Phillips of the left-wing group Common Cause spoke fervently of the dire need for North Carolina to revisit the legislative redistricting that the Republican led State Legislature enacted following the 2010 Census.  He … Continue reading

Posted in Election 2010, Election 2012, Media and Reporting, NC Politics | 2 Comments

You are Wrong, Ann McCracken. Someone Always Pays!

  Ann McCracken, Lee County Democratic Party’s newly anointed party chair, in her post-Obamacare decision gloat, made a very profound statement. “People should not have to pay for their healthcare…”  Why not Ann?  Who will?  Nothing in life is free, … Continue reading

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Stereotypes Are True, Just Not Always, Maybe

  Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. wrote an article for the 05/06/12 edition entitled Trayvon ‘killed by stereotype’.  Not withstanding the fact that Mr. Pitts makes his living as a writer by ferreting out any potential of racial conflict … Continue reading

Posted in Crime & Public Safety, Economic Development, Education, Election 2012, Jobs & Workforce Development, Lee County Politics, NC Politics | Leave a comment

Poverty, the Never-Ending War

  I cannot conceive how we could ever end the war on poverty.  There simply are too many people who depend upon the existence of a poverty class in the United States for poverty to end. Face it, from the county level … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Election 2012, Jobs & Workforce Development, Media and Reporting, NC Politics | 2 Comments

Wealth Redistribution- Unfairness in Lee County Taxing Policy

  The allocation of sales and property taxes in Lee County has become an ugly point of divisiveness.  This issue really needs to be a point of healthy debate. This argument shouldn’t be about those mean old conservative commissioners trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, City of Sanford, Election 2012, Lee County Politics, Taxes & Fees | 1 Comment

The Truth About LEED-PAC

  As the faces and motives of the Lee Education and Economic Development Political Action Committee (LEED-PAC) are becoming known, it is apparent thy feel maintaining the traditional status quo in Lee County is of paramount importance.  Let’s face it, things have … Continue reading

Posted in City of Sanford, Economic Development, Election 2012, Jobs & Workforce Development, Lee County Politics, Media and Reporting | 1 Comment

Stereotypes and the LEED-PAC

  Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. wrote an article for the 05/06/12 edition entitled Trayvon ‘killed by stereotype’.  Not withstanding the fact that Mr. Pitts makes his living as a writer by ferreting out any potential of racial conflict … Continue reading

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