Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: April 2010

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    Early Voting Comparison (4/30/2010)

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    A comparison of early voter turnout (5 days prior to election day) for 2006, 2008 and 2010 primary elections.   Voter Party 2006 Voter Party 2008 Voter Party 2010 Ballot Request Party 2006 Ballot Request Party 2008 Ballot Request Party 2010 Lib – – 43 – – 48 Una 7,723 52,379 22,151 839 755 701 […]

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    30

    "Police killing trial delayed"

    Posted in Public Safety By Kasey Ginsberg | Tagged

    A headline from today's Charlotte Observer says it all. Thanks to the Racial Justice Act (passed last summer), the families of murder victims, including Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police  Officers Sean Clark and Jeff Shelton, must continue to wait for justice. Yet, what makes this case even more interesting is the accusation by Sen. Malcolm Graham (D – […]

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    Apr
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    Some Thoughts on the Gulf as it Relates to Drilling in NC

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Chris Hayes | Tagged , ,

    Since the left seems to be thinking they can capitalize on the mess in the Gulf of Mexico to hamper efforts to increase offshore energy exploration let's add a bit of sanity to the knee-jerk reactions. 1. The well that is leaking is leaking about 42,000 gallons of oil per day at current estimates. 2. […]

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    Early Voting Comparison (4/29/2010)

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

      A comparison of early voter turnout (6 days prior to election day) for 2006, 2008 and 2010 primary elections.   Voter Party 2006 Voter Party 2008 Voter Party 2010 Ballot Request Party 2006 Ballot Request Party 2008 Ballot Request Party 2010 Lib – – 37 – – 42 Una 6,575 43,336 19,235 774 682 […]

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    Golden LEAF: The Best Propaganda Money Can Buy

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Today's N&O has an excellent piece on some very questionable dealings by the Golden LEAF Foundation. A foundation set up to help rural economic development has given about $300,000 over two years to UNC-TV, the public television network, which used the money to air positive stories about the foundation's work. The grants are from the […]

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