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Trial over Judicial Primary cancellation will begin in June

2 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Which ironically is just 11 days before the postponed Judicial filing period begins: A trial over the legality of a North Carolina law canceling primary elections this year for state appellate court judgeships is scheduled for late spring. During a hearing Thursday, U.S. Show More Summary

Friday News: Ineffective and incompetent

3 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

MOORE SAYS NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO DEBATE GUNS, CAN'T WE LOCK THE SCHOOL DOORS? “Folks want to try to drag the gun debate into it,” Moore said in the television interview. “Look, that’s a discussion for another time.” The state Democratic Party condemned Moore for rejecting a debate about guns. Show More Summary

Thursday News: Because the Constitution

GOP FACES ANOTHER LAWSUIT OVER FOUR WAKE COUNTY DISTRICTS: Attorneys for the state NAACP, League of Women Voters, Democracy North Carolina, the A. Philip Randolph Institute and four named voters want the courts to change four Wake County districts back to what they looked like in 2011. Show More Summary

Coal Ash Wednesday: Duke Energy pockets $231 million from Trump's tax scam

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And that's just for the last three months of 2017: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure recognized fourth quarter 2017 segment income of $826 million, compared to $483 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. In addition to the drivers...Show More Summary

Another round of layoffs at the Greensboro News & Record

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

So much for Warren Buffet coming to the rescue: BH Media Group, a division of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A), citing a decline in advertising revenue, has laid off employees at its two newspapers in Greensboro and Winston-Salem,...Show More Summary

Wednesday News: Not-so-silent Sam

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

UNC WARNS OF POTENTIAL WHITE NATIONALIST RALLY ON CAMPUS TODAY: UNC-Chapel Hill officials warned of possible trouble on campus as rumors swirled of a white nationalist rally planned for Wednesday. Kevin Guskiewicz, dean of the College...Show More Summary

Tuesday News: PC Police?

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

CONSERVATIVE DOTARD DEVELOPS USELESS SOLUTION FOR SCHOOL SHOOTINGS: In the wake of a shooting in Florida that left 17 high school students dead, a North Carolina legislator is encouraging people to report suspicious behavior – even if it means defying what he called the “PC police.” State Sen. Show More Summary

Tuesday Twitter roundup

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Talk about a spike in attendance. There's usually only about 20 or so people at this monthly meeting: .@MomsDemand Standing room only in Raleigh NC for our monthly meeting. We have had it with inaction from our elected officials. #NCPol #ExpectUs — Christy (@christyuclark) February 20, 2018 And as a companion Tweet to that one:

NC House seats that need Democratic challengers

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

At this point there appears to be 33 House Districts unchallenged, with 9 days left in the filing period. Republican (incumbents or open seat challengers) candidates for each seat are listed: HD4 (Jimmy Dixon) HD9 (Greg Murphy) HD10Show More Summary

Monday News: Tone deaf and self-absorbed

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

SHOOTING SURVIVORS BLAST TRUMP FOR USING MASSACRE FOR POLITICAL ATTACKS: Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. Show More Summary

Sunday News: From the Editorial pages

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

NO FREE RIDES IN 2018 ELECTION: There is one very important reason. Every candidate, particularly incumbents, should be forced to account for their actions and views. There is no better way than through election campaigns with persistent...Show More Summary

Saturday News: It's Mueller time...

5 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

13 RUSSIANS INDICTED FOR MEDDLING IN 2016 ELECTION: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 13 Russians as a brazen scheme “with the stated goal of spreading distrust” toward the U.S. political system, butShow More Summary

Missouri episode exposes motives and methods of Russian propagandists

6 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Throwing a gas can onto a tiny campfire: Russian Twitter trolls pounced on the University of Missouri’s woes in 2015 using the same techniques they applied to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, a U.S. Air Force officer wrote in an article published recently in Strategic Studies Quarterly. Show More Summary

Friday News: Unfair and Imbalanced

6 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

FOX NEWS' CONSERVATIVE PARROT TUCKER CARLSON TO LECTURE UNC JOURNALISM STUDENTS: Fox News TV commentator Tucker Carlson will be the featured speaker in a distinguished lecture series at the UNC School of Media and Journalism in April – a choice that has drawn scorn on social media. Show More Summary

Bumpy road ahead for Robert Pittenger in NC9

Might be time to sell some of that property, dude: In a much more expensive race in North Carolina’s 9th District, Republican incumbent Robert Pittenger is facing well-financed challengers in both the primary and the general. Pittenger...Show More Summary

Thursday News: How about "Laws & Regulations" instead of "Thoughts & Prayers"?

THE 18TH SCHOOL SHOOTING IN 2018 CLAIMS 17 LIVES IN PARKLAND FLORIDA: The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed 17 people and wounded more than a dozen others, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Show More Summary

Coal Ash Wednesday: Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Duke Energy

When you have yet to clean up your mess, but still want to go outside and play: A Duke Energy lawyer told a trio of judges on the state Court of Appeals the lawsuit filed by the state's environmental protection agency and joined by conservation groups should be dismissed. Show More Summary

Patrick McHenry goes swimming with the loan sharks

Proving that weasels can swim if the mood hits them: If you ever harbor any questions as to what Trumpism looks like in all of its corrupt, dog-eat-dog, predatory splendor, there are two classic examples from our nation’s capital today...Show More Summary

Wednesday News: Resegregation

GOP LEADERS PONDER BREAKING UP SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO COURT SUBURBAN VOTERS: State lawmakers will begin studying next week how to break up North Carolina school districts, potentially paving the way for splitting large school systems like Wake County and Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Show More Summary

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