Civitas Review

Legislative Activity Archives

  1. 8

    Who Is Endorsing Rev. Barber's Moral Monday Demands?

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca

    The short answer is NOBODY actually supports Rev. Barber except for his protesters! As documented by Brian Balfour, and others, the demands of the "Rev" William Barber will add up for NC Taxpayers to the tune of around $10 Billion. That is a lot even by Dr. Evil standards. At yesterday's protest we asked legislators and Protest leaders (Picture […]

  2. none

    What Right Do Protesters Want Only for Themselves?

    Posted in Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    The Moral Monday protesters want to barge into the legislature whenever and however they want. But they themselves insist on conducting their meetings the way they want, with special treatment for their leaders. The rallies are well scripted and carefully organized. An emcee, even NAACP head William Barber at times, will gently move speakers on […]

  3. 14

    "Moral Monday" Protester Demands Would Cost NC Taxpayers $10 Billion Each Year

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Legislative Activity By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Yesterday Civitas posted an article estimating the cost to taxpayers of a partial list of the demands of the Moral Monday/NAACP crowd.  Then yesterday evening, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger's office released a draft of a budget amendment that was drawn up by General Assembly staff that included several of the MM/NAACP demands. The […]

  4. 1

    You won’t believe what the head of the NC Chamber said about Common Core

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Staying with the untested Common Core education standards, which 45 states are using, is somehow being “competitive”? Yes that is what Lew Ebert, president and CEO of the NC Chamber (35,000 members) said according to the Raleigh News and Observer when he said "HB 1061 sends a signal to job creators in North Carolina and every […]

  5. none

    Monday News Flash: Fracking Isn't New

    Posted in Environment & Energy, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen

    One problem with the Monday protests is what lies between the lines. Listening to speakers today on Halifax Mall, for instance, you'd think fracking is something new and experimental and, therefore, dangerous. But fracking isn't something new and untested. Fracking was pioneered in 1947. A baby born then is now collecting full Social Security. There […]

Raleigh Web Design, WordPress & Web Development