Author Archive | Bob Harris

UNC, STATE BAR LOBBY AGAINST PEOPLE ‘S RIGHT TO VOTE ON JUDGES

The Daily Haymaker reports UNC’s $437,000 a year general counsel, who is also State Bar president, is ginning up opposition to allowing people to elect their judges every two years. So who is Mark Merritt? And why is he lobbying against electing judges every two years? Well, our taxpayer-paid, university lawyer and Bar president would […]

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COOPER’S NAKED POLITICS

There’s a reality show called “Naked and Afraid.” Governor Cooper would star in “Naked Politics.” Even the Charlotte Observer certifies it. Here’s what the liberal editorial board said about the governor’s demand for a redistricting special session: “On Wednesday, the governor called for a special 14-day session for the legislative branch to draw new maps […]

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WHAT HAPPENED ON JULY 8, 1996?

That’s the day Senate Redistricting Committee Chairman Roy Cooper told Attorney General Mike Easley it wasn’t feasible to draw new districts before the November election. See page 26 for yourself. And now Cooper wants new districts in two weeks? The Governor must not live in the Governor’s Mansion. He lives in a glass house of […]

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ROY’S FEEBLE MEMORY

Governor Cooper must have a fading memory. He’s fuming about alleged racial gerrymandering and partisan redistricting and demanding an immediate redrawing of legislative districts before a single judge has ordered it. Hmm. That never bothered Roy Cooper when he was Chairman of the Democrat’s Redistricting Committee in the 1990s and specialized in racial gerrymandering and […]

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