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    More Golden LEAF Cronyism

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Per the Winston-Salem Journal: A firm owned by a member of the board that oversees the state's Golden LEAF Foundation has received more than $129,000 so far for two projects funded largely by the foundation for work in Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties, according to local and foundation records. The firm, Antaeus Consulting LLC, based […]

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    Gov. Perdue Promises to Raise Taxes in Next Budget

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

    Governor Bev Perdue put out a press release announcing she would raise the sales tax in the budget she will present to the General Assembly for the Spring short session. She said that would pay for education cuts in the plan passed by the legislature. Legislative leaders said they haven't seen the horror stories come […]

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    Edwards trial delayed

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    The ongoing soap-opera that is John Edwards took another turn last Friday when Judge Catherine Eagles granted Edwards and his attorneys a minimum two month delay in his pending federal trial (See article). Eagles said she weighed letters from Edwards’s physicians detailing his condition and treatment before making the decision. The Today Show reported late […]

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    Legislative Leaders Seek Dismissal of Redistricting Lawsuit

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , ,

    State lawyers argued a lawsuit against the new redistricting maps should be thrown out. Below is the video report.

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    Must See Video of Voter Impersonation!

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

    This is how voter impersonation works. If these men had not refused the ballots, they would have voted without ever being detected.   How do we know this isn't happening in every election in North Carolina? We don't. I can hear the echos of the opponents of voter ID this year – Voter ID is a […]