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    Mar
    26

    Newspaper Gets a D in ID of Mayor

    Posted in Crime, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Guess which word is missing from a 1,500-word Charlotte Observer story about the arrest of the mayor on federal corruption charges? Here's the beginning: Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on public corruption charges after a four-year investigation, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte announced. Cannon was charged with theft and bribery after an […]

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    Mar
    26

    Charlotte Mayor Arrested of Federal Corruption Charges

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon has been arrested on charges of federal corruption today. From WSOCtv.com: Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents for alleged violations of federal public corruption laws, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. ….. The complaint and law enforcement affidavit allege that […]

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    Mar
    18

    Raleigh’s Russian Connection: Capstrat & Ken Eudy

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Surprisingly the Russia/Ukraine conflict story has a Raleigh connection. That would be the Ken Eudy led Capstrat, the Raleigh PR/consulting firm which has ties to the Democratic party, and which was bought by the DC Lobbying firm Ketchum.  Ketchum just announced it was sticking with Putin and keeping Russia as a client.  "Ketchum has worked for the Russian government since 2006, when it […]

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    Feb
    10

    NC Democratic Party Hiring Another Sexual Harasser?

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged ,

    The rumor mill is lighting up that Ben Chavis is in line to become the next Executive Director of the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP). This comes after the sudden firing this weekend of the recently hired ED  David Harris. What is most interesting, if this rumor turns out to be true, is that his short […]

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    Nov
    27

    "Professor" Nichol Can’t Resist Another Slur – 'Thug'

    Posted in Education, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Today the Raleigh News and Observer reported on Civitas' request for Gene Nichol's emails and other public information in accordance with §132 of the North Carolina General Statutes. Nichol heads the Center for Poverty at UNC. Apparently we have upset some of his colleagues and they have complained to the media. We at Civitas wrote on […]