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NC FREE Executive Director John Davis, like a lot of prognosticators, says this will be a Democratic year. HHHe also raises hopes there will be many more Democratic years. I heard Davis give a presentation in Wilmington this week, and

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We were asked to help promote a new website – www.yallvote.com – which bills itself as an “ad-free, non-partisan web site promoting voter education and participation in North Carolina.” Check it out. Click to Read & Post Comments

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There’s a lot to be learned from the News and Observer’s poll (10-24-06). Let’s start with the School Bond. Supporters say their poll shows voters support the bonds 56% to 37%. The News and Observer’s poll shows almost the exact

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The ACLU is asking the courts to strike down the law Congress just passed (and the President signed) about the military’s interrogation of captured terrorists. They say the law allows interrogations and military trials that violate cherished traditions and civil

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…is to give him a state airplane. The News and Observer reports (10-23-06) “eyebrows were raised” last weekend at the Democrats Vance-Aycock dinner when State Treasurer Richard Moore, who has a campaign chest bulging with money, showed up in a

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I’m afraid my Democrats still don’t get it: politics is about character, not policy. You think we’d learn after Al Gore and John Kerry. But no. The cycle repeats itself this election cycle. Democrats all over the country, it seems

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Unfortunately, there’s another piece of bad news for us Republicans when it comes to the impact of the lottery scandal on Democrats this election. NCFREE, a longstanding, respected, non-profit, pro-business organization has taken a poll. It asked which party is

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Last year, Congressman Walter Jones was met with a firestorm of criticism – much of it from fellow Republicans – when he spoke his mind about Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s handling of the Iraq War. You may or may

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In 1940, the British had a debate about sowing mines in the Rhine River. Opponents of the plan said, No, because mines could harm innocent civilians.’ Three years later, the British and Americans were firebombing German cities; we decided we

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The November 7 election could be a big win for Wake County Democrats. And it could dump a big problem into their laps. Assume two things: The school bond issue loses. Democrats take control of the county commissioners. First task

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