Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: June 2012

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    High Court's New Motto: Caveat Emptor

    Posted in Healthcare, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen

    I thought the most revealing thing Justice Roberts wrote about the Obamacare decision was this: “It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.” And that includes their choice to believe things even a moment's thought will reveal to be nonsense, lies, or some combination thereof. Please note […]

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    Racism at BlueNC?

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Clark Riemer | Tagged , ,

    I was scrolling through today (a generally distasteful job but someone has to do it) when I stumbled across this little gem from James Protzman: To get to this point, not only has McCrory hitched his wagon to the racist Tea Party, he has also climbed into bed with Mitt Rmoney, confident that even a […]

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    Gov Perdue Vetoes Legislative Budget

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , , , ,

    Governor Beverly Perdue called a press conference Friday morning to say she was going to veto the budget passed by the General Assembly. Click on the video report…

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    First Day of One-stop Early Voting in 2nd Primary Data Now in Vote Tracker

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

    NC Vote Tracker is now updated with the 2nd primary's first day of one-stop early voting (yesterday). While you are there, check out the May 8 Primary database.  It is now updated with Election Day votes.  The numbers in NC Vote Tracker don't match the official tally at the State Board of Elections website, but since we […]

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    Senate Budget Leader: Obamacare Could be Straw to Break the Camel's Back

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Healthcare By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , ,

    Budget writers at the General Assembly are doubly anxious about the November election after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare. That appears to be the only hope with a Republican President vowing to reverse course on universal healthcare. If there is any silver lining in that ruling the high court said the federal government couldn't […]

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