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Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Zero 'Class,' But Of Course You Already Knew That
May the statement Donald J. Trump made about a dead statesman haunt him for the rest of his life: "Wonderful to see Colin Powell, who...
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
From Price to Cawthorn: North Carolina's Slide Into Hair-Brained Mediocrity
The 4th CD is losing a scholar and a gentleman in David Price. I can't begin to do him justice here, so I'll quote Ned Barnett : I...
Sunday, October 17, 2021
The Arc of Nathan Tabor
Nathan Tabor is currently in jail in Brunswick County, with a list of charges I'll get around to summarizing below. Way back in 2004, ...
Saturday, October 16, 2021
AppState Denies Any Involvement in the Appalachian PAC
On Monday, Oct. 11, AppState political science major Adam Zebzda addressed a letter to the university administration "respectfully re...
Friday, October 15, 2021
Oh the Maps They Can Draw!
Lekha Shupeck reports that this redistricting map below may be one of the finalists for final adoption because it was drawn by a member o...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Define 'Trumpism'? See Mark Robinson
Our lieutenant governor since last year's election, Mark Robinson, has a bully's instincts: pick on the weakest on the playground....
The Appalachian PAC Endorses Two Candidates for Boone Town Council
The announcement came yesterday on AppPAC's Facebook page : Eric Woolridge and Benjamin Ray About as anti-climactic as any political e...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
The Man in the Silly Clothes Backs Down
Less than a week ago, Rep. Jeff McNeely (R-Iredell) led two other members of the NC House Freedom Caucus (Rep. Bobby Hanig, R-Dare, and Re...
Monday, October 11, 2021
PamsPicks Has Published Her "Take" on This Year's BooneTown Elections
Pam's Picks, including her extensive research, discussion, and endorsement of 2021 candidates for the Boone Town Council, has gone liv...
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