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Monthly Archives: July 2011

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    Obamacare Helps to Further Bankrupt Nation

    Posted in Healthcare, Legislative Activity By Karen Duquette | Tagged , , ,

    A new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) report has found that nationwide healthcare spending will rise under Obamacare.  In 2014, the year Obamacare takes full effect (unless repealed), the growth rate in healthcare spending would be 8.3 percent.  This rate is more than double the 3.9 percent in spending in 2010, the year […]

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    MSNBC: Perdue "The Thin Blue Line" Against Conservative Policies; More Liberal Than Obama?

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Neal Inman | Tagged

    Gov. Perdue was the focus of an eleven minute segment on MSNBC's liberal Rachel Maddow Show last night. According to guest host Melissa Harris-Perry, Gov. Perdue "and her giant veto stamp became North Carolina's thin blue line" against pro-life legislation, Voter ID, and the Republican-supported budget. She even says that Perdue is "Nice change from […]

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    Have a witty caption for this photo?

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Civitas Staff

    The above photo shows a PODS storage unit in front of the NC Capitol building. Do you have a funny caption for it? Share yours here by adding a comment or visit our Facebook page and like your favorite there. We"ll announce the winner at the end of Friday.

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    28

    Historic 2011 Session Adjourns

    Posted in Legislative Activity By Karen Duquette | Tagged , ,

    The General Assembly has officially adjourned until September 12, 2011.  Among many accomplishments for this legislative session, legislators worked diligently through the end to override several of Governor Perdue’s vetoes. The legislature managed to override the Regulatory Reform Act of 2011 (SB781), ESC/Jobs Reform (SB532), Medical Liability Reforms (SB33), Woman’s Right to Know (HB854), and […]

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    Even the New Black Panthers Would Require ID

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

    You must listen very carefully at about the 30 second mark to hear the gentleman with the night stick asking for the videographer’s identification card.  This famous video is of the two Black Panthers that were charged with voter intimidation stemming from their actions at a Philadelphia polling place on Election Day 2008.   The charges […]

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