Tag Archives: North Carolina

Democrats Try to Clear Path to Cheat at the Ballot Box in North Carolina

(This excellent photo comes from the Reclaimtheamericandream.org site) by Diane Rufino, January 4, 2020 Check out the article posted on January 2 in the Carolina Journal about the ongoing status of our NC Voter ID law. [“NC Attorney General Won’t … Continue reading

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Redistricting in North Carolina: Democrats Find New Avenue of Attack Against Republicans

by Diane Rufino, September 29, 2019 We’ve been hearing a lot about “redistricting” lately. In fact, we heard that a state court invalidated two of the popularly-mandated (that is, approved by voters in 2016) amendments to the state constitution (the … Continue reading

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NC General Assembly Republicans Seize the Opportunity to Make Good on the Promises Made in the State Budget

by Diane Rufino, September 16, 2019 In June, the Republican-dominated General Assembly passed a state budget that included pay increases for our public school teachers and for non-certified school personnel, pay increases for teachers in the state community college system, … Continue reading

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I Voted

by Diane Rufino, July 3, 2019 I voted today. It’s been a frustrating special election season. Tempers have flared, ambitions have run high, and friends have turned on each other. I’ve heard all kinds of reasons and justifications for why … Continue reading

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The Day the Heartbeat Died

by Diane Rufino, June 6, 2019 It was a very sad day in North Carolina yesterday at the NC General Assembly… a very tragic day indeed. Yesterday, members of the NC House had the opportunity to over-ride Governor Cooper’s veto … Continue reading

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The Persistent Racist Accusations of the NC NAACP and Its Continued Attempts to Frustrate a Voter ID Law in North Carolina

(Photo source: Associated Press and the Virginian Pilot) by Diane Rufino, December 4, 2018 On November 6, an amendment to the North Carolina constitution requiring voters to present a photo identification for voting in person (the “Voter ID” amendment) passed … Continue reading

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To the Heroes of the Confederate State of North Carolina (1861-65)

  by Diane Rufino, September 3, 2018 On the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill stood the noble statue of “Silent Sam,” the Confederate soldier who stood vigilant watch over the campus. It stood on McCorkle place, the University’s upper quad, facing … Continue reading

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