There's always one --  Sen. Alexander at this week's joint session for Duke U. celebration.

Morning Post for May 21, 2015

Good Morning, if you’re getting the idea that the House budget seems lacking in crazy, remember that is traditionally the Senate’s job. Elections & Politics […]


Fracking permits on hold until constitutional challenge settled

A Wake County court handed down an order today that would temporary stop the state’s Mining and Energy Commission from issuing any fracking permits. More to come. Here’s the ruling: Haw River v. MEC Order May 2015 Via SELC this morning: Court Temporarily Enjoins N.C. Mining and Energy Commission from Accepting or Processing Fracking Permits […]

Gimme some budget

Morning Post for May 19, 2015

Good Morning, tells you something that state employees are really, really excited over a possible 2 percent raise. Elections & Politics • Gimme Some Budget: If you like numbers, hypothetical questions and people in suits ‘splaining stuff, head on down to the legislature for the all day meeting of the House Appropriations Committee as it […]

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Morning Post for April 30, 2015

Good Morning, civil disobedience, arrests and an after-midnight House session. Just like old times. Elections & Politics • While you were … More

Morning Post for April 10, 2015

Good Morning, Oh Good God, the 2016 campaign has started already hasn't it? Elections & Politics • Another redistricting bill, another lawsuit: … More

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Morning Post for May 5, 2015

Good morning, Lawsuit over fracking rules, bill to eliminate background checks for handgun purchases, cow pies along the French Broad and about that I-77 toll contract.


Burr, Tillis explain themselves for signing Iran letter

Both of North Carolina’s Republican U.S. senators joined 45 others last week in signing a letter to Iran’s leaders, in an attempt to undermine a nuclear deal between Iran and the Obama administration. Outrage ensued. President Obama said he was embarrassed for them.” In the Washington Post, retired Major Gen. Paul D. Eaton called the […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott

Florida’s ‘climate change’ language ban? Ask NC what that’s like

While the nation scorns Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott for banning his Department of Environmental Protection from using the terms “climate change” or “global warming,” it’s important to remember that North Carolina preceded the Sunshine State by about two years in censoring climate speech…

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