READING IS STILL FUNDAMENTAL

With all the varying degrees of contentious focus on the Inauguration in Washington, D.C., it is actually nice to look at what’s going on right here in the Old North State on January 20, 2021. Looking ahead to the NC General Assembly settling in to its “long” session when it comes back next week, it appears the NC Senate will … Read More

STUDY SHOWS COLLEGES UNDER INDOCTRINATION

An Idaho study released last week by the Idaho Freedom Foundation and the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life examines how social justice ideology has pervaded Idaho’s state universities. It looks at the way activists infiltrate universities and seek to impact students’ ideas and belief systems. What is amazing about this study is that Idaho is a … Read More

The Socialist Seep

The NC General Assembly is headed back for a short visit today, then they’ll go back into session in earnest at the end of the month. Issues will be debated. Policy will be modified and adjusted. And ultimately votes will be taken that will affect the lives of North Carolina families and the bottom lines of NC businesses. One thing … Read More

BENCHMARK BEFORE THE TURNOVER

So here we are in the first week of January, 2021. As I write this, the big question is what the results will be tonight from the Georgia U.S. Senate run-offs. Once we find out those results, and Congress casts its votes for President tomorrow based on the Electoral College’s December vote, another chapter of our history will begin to … Read More

TOP THREE BEST MOMENTS IN POLITICS/POLICY IN 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic becoming the overarching factor in virtually every event in 2020 starting in mid-March, finding good moments for the year is a little tough. Here goes with some observations of the three best… State Auditor Seeks Transparency We noted in an early June blog how State Auditor Beth Wood exposed the NC Department of Transportation in a … Read More

Top Three Lowest Political Moments of 2020

After struggling to find the top Best Moments of 2020 that had to do with policy and politics, we decided to go with three easier ones, the Top Three Lowest moments.  Of course, COVID-19 was the overall lowest moment for us all and had the most impact on public policy and election outcomes. But that’s too easy. So here we … Read More

TO THE LEFT MARCH

We’re getting real life pictures of how the new world will look like under the Biden regime.  A friend passed on information from a CPA tax update seminar reviewing changes expected to come out of the Biden-Harris administration’s liberal bag of tricks. It’s not a pretty sight, but really no surprise. The Left’s primary strategy is to go after businesses … Read More

WHY CHIEF JUSTICE MATTERS

Why are liberals going all out to extend the post-election vote counting processes to win the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice race between current Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby? Part of their desperation has to stem from the fact that in virtually every other important race in North Carolina, liberals came up short in the … Read More

TWITTER STUDY REVEALS POLITICAL BENT

During the heat of the election, the Pew Research Center put out a fascinating report that described the differences between Democrats and Republicans who used Twitter. A study of U.S. Twitter users conducted between November 11, 2019 and September 14, 2020 showed a very small minority of users create the vast majority of tweets that among U.S. adults. “Just 10% … Read More

LIBERAL COURT RULING REVERSED

There’s hope. In a great victory for the Reform Majority, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals voted unanimously Wednesday to reverse a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Loretta Biggs, who in December 2019 enjoined a Voter ID law passed by the NC General Assembly in 2018. The result: Voter IDs will now be required … Read More