Civitas Review

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    Feb
    27

    Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation – Harmed by the Blueprint NC Scandal?

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , , ,

    Yes Weekly in the Triad published a story today by Jim Longworth, LEAKED MEMO RAISES CONCERNS, which explores what the Blueprint NC scandal may mean to one of the largest charitable trusts in the Nation, the Z. Smith Reynolds (ZSR) Foundation. “As soon as this story surfaced last Friday, I spoke with ZSR Executive Director Leslie […]

  2. 24
    Feb
    22

    What WRAL Isn't Telling You About BlueprintNC

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

    While the media is reporting on an important political story, WRAL is leaving out key information about its deep connections to the group at the center of the story . The Charlotte Observer posted a story on BlueprintNC, a liberal group responsible for coordinating activities on the left, after a "confidential" 38 page strategy memo was leaked. Wral picked […]

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    Oct
    31

    The Ghost of ACORN

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

    Just in case you have ever wondered about that seemingly innocent and mild-mannered group – The League of Women Voters (LOWV) – here is a story out of Wisconsin that will help you better understand the organization. The former Wisconsin State Director for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), Carolyn Castore is now working […]

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    Oct
    14

    Tom Ross Revealed: An Agent of Far-Left Change

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Andrew Henson | Tagged , , , ,

    "We want to be a change agent in the state," Tom Ross told Todd Cohen in an interview for the Business Journal of Charlotte back in 2002. And so he was. Flying in the face of all the noise and cries of “besmirching” one of North Carolina’s great leaders coming from NC Policywatch’s Rob Schofield, […]

  5. 2
    Sep
    02

    NC Policy Watch Viciously Fights to Defend the Hand that Feeds It

    Posted in Education By Andrew Henson | Tagged , , ,

    While discussing my article concerning heir apparent to the UNC Presidency Tom Ross on the Bill Lumaye Show, and conversing with the condescending Rob Schofield of NC Policy Watch, I regret that I was cut short in my attempts to bring complete clarity to the issue at hand and respond sufficiently to my left-wing counterpart. […]