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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 […]

 

Chris Christie’s No Good, Very Bad, Horrible Week

Posted by: ST on March 2, 2016 at 5:23 pm » 5 Comments

When New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attempted to knee-cap Senator Marco Rubio’s campaign at a mid-January New Hampshire presidential debate, it didn’t make much sense. Christie struggled during his entire presidential campaign to gain traction in a crowded GOP field. But instead of pulling out all the stops against frontrunner Donald Trump that night, Christie […]

 

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 […]

 

(Video) National Popular Vote and the attack on the electoral college

Posted by: Phineas on May 25, 2015 at 1:02 pm » 8 Comments

The Electoral College is one of the more obscure features of our government, yet it plays a crucial role: it elects the president, not the popular vote. When people in a state go to the polls, they’re really voting for slates of electors pledged to a particular candidate. The electors have traditionally honored the voters’ […]

 

The Indiana #RFRA, Memories Pizza, and the Left’s Fascist Orgasm

Posted by: Phineas on April 6, 2015 at 4:43 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas (Credit: Michael Ramirez)   “I know there is an authoritarian Left in this country, and I fear it.” —Daniel Patrick Moynihan to Richard Nixon (1970) (Preface: I should clarify something from the start — I am not a religious person. Born and raised Roman Catholic, I haven’t been to a Mass for […]

 

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 […]

 

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz hoisted by her own petard

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2015 at 9:59 am » 5 Comments

And it was a beautiful thing. Via NBC News: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee, walked back comments she reportedly made about the dilution of the Jewish community. The DNC is now walking back those comments, releasing this statement from Wasserman Schultz saying she does “not oppose intermarriage.” “At an […]

 

Welcome to tax season, now prepare to give your #Obamacare subsidy back

Posted by: Phineas on February 2, 2015 at 3:15 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas This item has been sitting in my files for a while (1), but, since we’re deep into tax season, it’s still relevant — especially so for people relying on that federal subsidy to help pay for their “affordable” health care: As many as 3.4 million people who received Obamacare subsidies may owe […]

 

#Hillary2016’s pre-campaign hires spark allegations of “white dudefest 2016”

Posted by: ST on January 26, 2015 at 5:29 pm » 6 Comments

The Daily Beast’s Tim Mak has an unintentionally hilarious piece on the state of La Clinton’s “pre-campaign” hires and how the current “all-white, all-male” cast has Democrat strategists hitting the panic button: Hillary Clinton’s pre-presidential campaign has made some high-profile hires recently—but all of them, so far, are white males. And Democrats have noticed. Does […]