Category Archives: NC Politics

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

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Control of School Property

  Would a county board of education, Lee County or otherwise, concur with the State legislature’s proposal to wrest control of educational properties from them and trust that responsibility with the respective county boards of commissioners?  No, of course they … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Capital Improvements, Education, NC Politics | 3 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

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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

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Renee, We Hardly Know Ye!

  Freshman Republican Congresswoman Renee Elmers has hit the airways with her reelection campaign radio ads.  Those ads are really good reminders to her constituents in the 2d Congressional District that she was a part of the conservative revolt in … Continue reading

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Republican In Name Only- RINO

Were the people of America, with one voice, to ask, What shall we do to perpetuate our liberties and secure our happiness? The answer would be, ‘govern well, and you will have nothing to fear either from internal disaffection or … Continue reading

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