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  1. Jul

    Should the South Ban '18'?

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    NC Capitol Connection's Matt Caulder continues his columns on the Confederate flag controversy.

  2. Jun

    The Real History of Confederate Flag in SC

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    NC Capitol Connection's Matt Caulder has an insightful take on the Confederate flag controversy in South Carolina. The key is looking at what the flag really meant to Democratic segregationists in the 1960s, and what it really means for Southerners today.

  3. 1

    Budget Brinkmanship in Raleigh

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , , ,

    There's a $700 million gap between the NC House's and Senate's spending format, but the numbers only hint at the real divisions.

  4. Jun

    Ferry Fiasco a Reminder of Govt. Limits

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    A news story is a good reminder of why government needs to be limited, as some of our supporters have pointed out. According to the AP , "A ferry designed to take school children from Corolla across Currituck Sound is about to become scrap metal without ever carrying anyone to class." Money for the project […]

  5. Jun

    Will Heads Roll?

    Posted in Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen

    Over at NC Capitol Connection, Matt Caulder had a story giving one explanation about why the legislature undermined the voter ID law: a state agency had chop-blocked the state's legal case, by trying to charge for state ID's that by law were free. A bigger question might be: Why did this happen? Who's was responsible? Will anyone be […]

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