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No, Texas didn’t turn blue. Why, is worth reviewing.
Can there be unity and healing with attacks on religious liberty and an erosion of rights?
NCAE said they would “change the players in the game.” Did they? Part II
With four new Republicans in the House, it’s likely the chamber may be even less hospitable to the NCAE. The Senate has one more Democrat endorsed by NCAE. What the results say about NCAE and its political influence is another topic. Waning political influence usually goes together with an organization that has been bleeding members for years. NCAE invested a lot to reverse those trends and flex its muscle once again. The effort failed to produce the political change the organization worked so hard to achieve.
Former NC elections official weighs in on Chief Justice Beasley attempts to change ballot totals
State Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley lost her reelection bid to Justice Paul Newby by 406 votes (as of November 19). Not conceding defeat yet, Beasley has requested a recount, as allowed by state law. Some counties have completed their recounts and voters can follow the progress on the official state electionwebsite. It is...
Will elections boards permit “Cheri-mandering” of early and provisional ballots?
NC Chief Justice Cheri Beasley’s protests over early and provisional ballots are filled with false claims. Her campaign’s claim of wanting to ensure that “every single vote has been counted” is a mask for a partisan attempt to manipulate election boards. Election boards that entertain Beasley’s protests run the risk of violating voters equal protection...
Robeson delivers conservative magic once again
If Republican Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby’s 406 vote lead survives a recount and he makes history as North Carolina’s 30th Chief Justice he can thank a once Democratic stronghold that has gone red for providing his margin of victory. It was a long weekend for Dr. Phillip Stephens, chair of the Robeson County Republican...
No, Gov. Cooper, the economy is not a light bulb controlled by a ‘dimmer switch’
Conservative tax reforms paying off for NC families
Karen Pence making progress on occupational licensing reform for military spouses
NC Democratic Socialists of America serve up woke but gloomy agenda
A tale of two recessions: Conservative budgeting has NC far better prepared to weather Covid recession compared to Great Recession
NCAE said they would “change the players in the game.” Did they?
In North Carolina, bad ideas have electoral consequences
Tillis-Cunningham senate race, most expensive ever
North Carolina embraces a conservative agenda again
The math of post-election ballot counting with a NC Supreme Court race hanging in the balance
How would you grade the media for their election coverage?
FACT CHECK: Ad for Democrat candidate for Lt. Governor misleads on teacher pay, tax cut record
Affirming America’s founding or a return to the dark ages?
Court packing is a sign of a banana republic
The principles of 1776 vs. 1619 wokeism explains what is going on today
Turkeys, toilet paper droughts, and looming shutdowns
The future of travel and conservative gains in North Carolina
Elections in limbo, the future of the GOP, and the changing NC judiciary
When the polls go sour: An interview with Joseph Campbell
Confirming ACB, presidential visits, and the politics of celebrating Halloween
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