Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: September 2011

  1. 14
    Sep
    30

    More Crony Capitalism Here in NC

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

    This article does a nice job investigating and connecting the dots behind the corporate welfare scam economic incentives package being crafted by state lawmakers and unelected officials to lure a tire plant to North Carolina. A state lawmaker and a group of Democratic political donors with ties to Gov. Beverly Perdue are poised to sell […]

  2. 3
    Sep
    29

    Mainstream Media Seeks to Perpetuate Negative Tea Party Stereotype

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

    The headline writers at the N&O are at it again, this article by T. Keung Hui does a good job reporting on campaign mail being sent out by liberal groups attacking conservative candidates running for Wake County School Board, but the headline "Fliers try to tar Wake school board candidates with tea party label"  reinforces […]

  3. 1
    Sep
    29

    Heritage Scholar: Perdue Comments Ironic For Governor That Vetoed Voter ID

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Neal Inman | Tagged ,

    Heritage Scholar Hans A. von Spavosky hits Gov. Perdue for her hypocrisy regarding Voter ID in light of her recent controversial comments. From the National Review Online's the Corner: Besides being anti-democratic, Perdue’s proposal is also quite ironic. At the end of June, Perdue issued a press release trying to justify her veto of a voter-ID […]

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    Sep
    28

    Obamacare Heads to Supreme Court

    Posted in Healthcare By Karen Duquette | Tagged , ,

    The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal the Eleventh Circuit Obamacare ruling.  The NFIB case represents not only the organization but also 26 states, often referred to as the Florida lawsuit. The Department of Justice (DOJ) had announced earlier in the week that it […]

  5. 11
    Sep
    28

    Listen to Perdue's "Suspend Elections" Remark

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Brian Balfour

    The N&O's Under the Dome has audio of Perdue's remarks here. Of course the spin coming from the governer's mouthpieces is also telling. As reported by wral: Perdue's press secretary Chris Mackey said the remark had been taken out of context. “Come on," she wrote in an emailed statement. "Gov. Perdue was obviously using hyperbole […]

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