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Charlotte Observer Admits Charlotte’s Bathroom Provision Was Never Needed

Posted by: ST on September 15, 2016 at 10:01 am » 3 Comments

It’s always highly amusing when the sanctimonious editorial troupe over at the Charlotte Observer slip up and admit the truth about an issue they’ve been demagoguing for months and months. It happened again Wednesday night regarding the HB2 issue. The state’s HB2 bill is about more than just bathroom access, of course, but bathroom access […]

 

Contact info for the NCAA, the ACC, and NC state legislators

Posted by: ST on September 14, 2016 at 9:03 pm » 2 Comments

If you’re fed up over the demagoguery and nonsense surrounding the opposition to North Carolina’s HB2 “bathroom bill”, make sure your voice is heard. Wanted to create this list so the information would in one place for anyone interested in contacting officials with the NCAA and ACC over their hypocritical, ridiculous decisions to move championship […]

 

#HB2: A Case Study In The “Women’s Rights” Evolution Of The #NCPOL Activist Left

Posted by: ST on March 30, 2016 at 7:58 am » 4 Comments

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The pros and cons of @PurePizzaCLT’s “transgender bathroom” solution

Posted by: ST on January 14, 2016 at 9:21 pm » 5 Comments

My latest at Independent Journal Review is an opinion piece that discusses Pure Pizza, a trendy pizzeria here in Charlotte that has been thrust into the national spotlight after a customer and friend of the owner recently posted a picture of the owner’s unisex bathroom policy on social media, in place for five months or […]

 

Which GOP candidate will benefit most from NC changing its presidential primary date?

Posted by: ST on July 27, 2015 at 5:55 pm » 2 Comments

In my latest at IJ Review, I discuss how North Carolina gearing up to change its presidential primary from May to March could potentially be good news for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker more so than the rest of the crowded but diverse GOP field: In years past, if you were a Republican seeking the GOP […]

 

My latest at IJ Review

Posted by: ST on July 22, 2015 at 9:28 am » 7 Comments

My two most recent posts at IJ Review deal with hot button topics that have captured both statewide and national attention in recent weeks. One has to do with the emerging issue in the south of Confederate monuments/memorials being vandalized, and North Carolina has become no stranger to the issue. There were two back to […]

 

Were 2 NC churches vandalized over the weekend the work of LGBT activists?

Posted by: ST on April 16, 2015 at 1:16 pm » 1 Comment

My latest at Independent Journal Review details two recent incidents of church vandalism in Guilford County, North Carolina that saw windows busted out, landscaping being overturned, and walls and parking lots being spray painted with rainbows and messages like “Gay is OK!” and “Straights Approve!” Law enforcement officials are still investigating. Stay tuned…

 

What does the #BoycottIndiana RFRA “outrage” mean for North Carolina?

Posted by: ST on April 1, 2015 at 9:07 am » 4 Comments

With the ridiculous Code Red outrage that has translated into self-serving “boycotts” of the state of Indiana after last week’s passage of their own version of the President Clinton-approved 1993 federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and with Arkansas expected to be the 21st state after Indiana to sign into law an RFRA passed by their state legislature, […]

 

NC NAACP oversight fail of local chapter’s election causes national org to step in

Posted by: ST on February 6, 2015 at 12:25 pm » 6 Comments

My latest at IJ Review discusses how the national NAACP has stepped in to investigate the Winston-Salem, NC branch after allegations and complaints surfaced of vote tampering, paper ballots (supposedly against the rules), and campaign literature being illegally distributed at a January election of executive board members.   Because there had been so much dissension last […]

 

Moderate #NCDems try to take the state party back

Posted by: ST on February 2, 2015 at 10:24 pm » Comments Off on Moderate #NCDems try to take the state party back

My latest at IJ Review is about how a new group of so-called “centrist” elected Democrats in the North Carolina state house have formed in an effort to show North Carolinians that not only are there still some pro-business Dems left in NC, but also that not the entire party has gone off the deep […]