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 […]
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Earlier this year, a liberal organizing network called Blueprint NC distributed a memo calling for a “collective statewide strategy” to “eviscerate the [Republican] leadership and weaken their ability to govern.” In the 38-page document, the Eviscerate Network described the need for a comprehensive media strategy “… for getting out the message in non-traditional ways.” Based […]
Public Policy Polling has "drawn withering criticism for tweaking the sample’s racial composition to allegedly tilt the results" in favor of Democratic candidates. Read about it here.
We are into day 3 of the federal government "shutdown" and it appears that as of right now the public at large is unimpressed. Prior to the shutdown I did not see the usual panicked buying of milk and bread we see before impending snowstorms and other weather events. While pundits, reporters and other media […]
In trying to be vigilant against cronyism or even the appearance of cronyism— whether from the left or the right, liberals or conservatives, Democrats or Republicans — I made a mistake. I was incorrect in a previous blog post regarding the N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development (NCIMED) when I wrote: “Still, it may be […]