Category: Columns

Sanctuary city protester with Miami address votes in Durham county

Illegal alien protestors

By Susan Myrick Raleigh, NC – We keep getting new information on the six political activists that were arrested outside of the Governor’s Mansion last Friday. A group of protesters chained themselves together and blocked Blount Street in in order…

High on the hog: UNC salaries dwarf other state agencies’

Living High on the Hog

By Jesse Saffron and Jenna A. Robinson Chapel Hill, NC – The average annual income in North Carolina is just over $40,000. But senior-level bureaucrats in the University of North Carolina system’s General Administration (GA)—who take home six-figure salaries—say they…

WRAL ignores wealthy funders on left

by Susan Myrick Raleigh, NC – WRAL’s Laura Leslie wrote about an Energy Forum held at the Legislature September 9 organized by opponents of renewable energy programs. (Translation from WRAL speak: opponents to taxpayer-funded renewable energy programs.) The central theme…

The real point of ‘Ashley’ revelations

Ashley Madison

By Jim Tynen Raleigh, NC – It’s important to keep the focus on the real issue of government email addresses uncovered at the online affair site Ashley Madison, even as Matt Caulder will continue to look at new developments. Almost…

Happy 4th of July from the Chatham County GOP

Declaration of Independence

by Brian Bock Pittsboro, NC – On Saturday we will celebrate the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Most of us know the opening lines, but not all realize how exceptional it truly is. “We hold these…

Fix-836 (How to repair NC’s R-I-D loophole)

Trust but Verify

Raleigh, NC – The purpose of this article is to delineate, one step at a time, the provisions of HB 836 that open the door to enterprise-level vote fraud. The Reasonable Impediment Declaration (or Determination or R-I-D for short) law…