Does anybody still wonder what the point is? Intentional demographic replacement. Breitbart ‘In a letter this week, the Office of Refugee Resettlement threatens states concerned about resettling Syrians with punitive responses if they refuse to accept the refugees. ORR explains that states may not refuse ORR-funded benefits for refugees on the basis of religion and […]
CIS Among the findings: The total number of working-age (16 to 65) immigrants (legal and illegal) holding a job in North Carolina increased by 313,000 from the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2014, while the number of working-age natives with a job declined by 32,000 over the same time. The fact […]
The Republic RALEIGH, North Carolina — An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has made the GOP too extreme. In a statement on his website Thursday, former U.S. Army Sgt. Jason R. Thigpen […]
VIA Plott Hound RALEIGH — A bill that would protect North Carolinians from the use of foreign law in family courts won overwhelming support in the Senate last month and passed by a 2-to-1 margin in the House but still awaits the signature of Gov. Pat McCrory. “It’s important that the Governor hear from Christians […]
I was not aware of SB 870, signed by Perdue, before today, though I am not surprised it exists. Here’s the votesmart synopsis: Vote to pass a bill that requires the General Statutes Commission to review all general statutes and the North Carolina Constitution and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding ways of changing […]
Via Plott Hound The John Locke Foundation’s Locker Room Blog asks if anybody noticed that a proposed Constitutional Amendment snuck through the House. The amendment “would enshrine eminent domain protections into the N.C. Constitution.” Its not a done deal yet, though. Civitas Institute of NC tells us that: “On Wednesday afternoon, the North Carolina Senate […]
After 400 “teens” ran amok and beat up a liberal yankee in Greensboro, the City Council voted 8-1 to reinstate a curefew for anybody under 17. The first link has two videos which I, being technologically inept, can’t get to embed including security camera footage.. Fox News The Greensboro, N.C., City Council approved an ordinance […]
The Republican Party and the Democratic Party are locked in mortal combat. Its been noted ad naseum that there isn’t a “dimes worth of difference” between the two, but voters still rally and vest enormous effort and emotion in their team’s efforts. Every now and then, a lonely blog commentor says they’ve given up voting […]
The Tea Party screams at the GOP constantly and all they get is a pat on the head every election cycle. Its almost like GOP leadership isn’t worried about the Tea Party vote, like they don’t think there’s an alternative to the [not so] Grand Ol’ Party. Well, there really isn’t at the moment. A […]
Is this the new tourism? I hope not. Over 150 radical leftists and professional protesters from California, New York and Florida were arrested at the North Carolina legislative building this week. Far left groups are holding weekly protests to encourage GOP lawmakers to spend more money and allow same-day registration and voting. Something N.C. NAACP […]
…in Ocracoke. Island Free Press Ocracoke Island was in an uproar over the weekend when two state troopers made their presence known during a big tourist weekend that ended with the patrolmen’s cars getting vandalized. Troopers from Troop A, District 4 in Washington (Beaufort County) arrived on the island Wednesday and left Saturday morning, First […]
Yahoo Autos Tesla Motors has become the belle of Wall Street over the past week after revealing its first quarterly profit and receiving the top score ever from Consumer Reports for the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan. But those accomplishments haven’t played well yet in North Carolina, where the state Senate unanimously passed a […]
Via Free NC News and Record RALEIGH, N.C. — A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is being taken down after civil rights leaders raised concerns. The decision was announced Friday evening, hours after the Associated Press published a story […]
Hat Tip Free Nc Fox RALEIGH, N.C. – A new driver’s license expected to be issued to some illegal immigrants in North Carolina has prompted state lawmakers and immigrant rights groups to voice concerns over the proposal. The proposed North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles license has a bright pink stripe and the bold words “NO […]
Daily Haymaker: A loyal reader of this site forwarded me a recently-published piece in National Review by John Hood, president of the Raleigh-based John Locke Foundation. Hood’s piece, about conservatism “thriving” at the state level, singles out our newly-elected governor Pat McCrory as a “conservative.” Yep. THAT is what it says. Since the departure […]
WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — State transportation officials announced Thursday that they will begin issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards March 25 to some immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children but qualify under a federal program that blocks deportation and grants work permits. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program blocks […]
LOS Rebellion Blog Our theme: “Grassroots Political Activism” Expect serious discussion, dialogue, and practical political solutions.Members are expected, guests are most welcome. Time: Saturday, 9 February, 11AM-3PM, Allred Banquet Room, K&W Cafeteria, Burlington, NC Conference admission is $10 per person, $15 for husband & wife. NC LS Conference Schedule: 11AM: Conference Welcome – Bernhard Thuersam, […]
Found on Plott Hound: NC man sentenced for punching Gabon Ambassador. Oldest dated house in NC. Newfound Gap Road (US 441) washed out by landslide. Pics Parking lot laws. Politicians making noise: Burr Ellmers Hudson Package deal! Fox, Burr, Ellmers, Watt, Hagan, Coble News and Record says its not that bad. House Pundit disagrees.
VIA Plott Hound: Daily Haymaker explains bias in NC media. Time Warner suspends commercials from Surf City Guns and Ammo over AR-15. Triangle mayors for gun control.
Good weather for the annual Oyster Roast to benefit the Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association. With slide show. Shoaling is still troubling the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry. Suspensions during low water. Ongoing going fight over beach use with Park Service.
VIA SFMedic: The truth is that the United States of America is a constitutional republic. This is similar to a democracy because our representatives are selected by democratic elections, but ultimately our representatives are required to work within the framework of our constitution. In other words, even if 90% of Americans want something that goes […]
Carolina Plott Hound Former Rep. Shumer goes to work for Duke Energy proving, once again, that Congress is just try outs for lobbying. Mary Lee swims up Cape Fear River. Laurie Foreman arrested, again. Illegal Mexican re-imported to get custody of his kids. I think, if he’s going to get custody, then the kids should […]
According to Rob Schofield of NC Policy watch, our new Lt. Governor Dan Forrest is a fundamentalist nut job. Of course, I would say that Rob Schofield is a liberal, atheist nut job. Potato, potahto. Apparently, Forrest is a homeschooling, abortion and tax opposing conservative. Or, in other words, a conservative. My only hope is […]
As Mayor of Charlotte McCrory was seen as a moderate conservative. Campaigning for Governor, McCrory’s rhetoric shifted to the right. As the first Republican Mayor in two decades and the first to have a Republican controlled legislature in over a hundred years, this Bloomberg article wonders which way our gov will go. For the record, […]
Reading and following links and reading some more, that’s what I do. Well, I came across this piece from The Economic Collapse Blog about the coming hike in the estate tax and lowered threshold to get screwed by it. This got me thinking about local farms and ranches. I’m creating a new link category for […]
Via NC Renegade: If you are a constitutionalist and may be close to NC on Dec. 1st this event may be for you. The Inaugural Meeting of the North Carolina Citizens Constitutional Caucus http://www.meetup.com/Citizens-Constitutional-Caucus, will be held Saturday, Dec. 1st in the Capital Conference Room at the Hampton Inn. The North Carolina Citizens Constitutional Caucus is a […]
“Police leaders will explore whether they can use a private identification card to help them identify undocumented immigrants, police told residents at a forum Sunday.” “Winston-Salem police accept identification cards issued by the nonprofit CHANGE to help them tell who someone is if the person doesn’t have a government-issued ID” So they can arrest them, […]
I keep hearing that the republic was overthrown four years ago when Obama took office. I’m tired of people with short memories and I’m tired of the GOP. The republic was overthrown in the 19th century. Even before Abe “I-Wipe-My-Ass-With-the-Constitution” Lincoln took office, indeed, before there was a Republican Party, Nathaniel Macon, in 1832, said […]
McCrory won’t exclude Dems from cabinet. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/N/NC_NC_GOVERNOR_MCCRORY_NCOL-?SITE=NCWIN&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
I attended the NC LoS Fall Conference Saturday. I have been following the blog for some time, and I enjoy the Free Magnolia online, but wanted to get a better sense of who they are and what they do as a group. If I’m honest, I wasn’t expecting much. The conference was held in the […]
From the Charlotte Observer: “Lew Ebert, CEO of the North Carolina Chamber, stopped by the Observer editorial board Wednesday to talk about it. Ebert said the unemployment debt — not taxes, not regulations — was the single biggest cloud hovering over the state’s economy. Those other issues can’t really be tackled until state leaders deal with the debt, […]
NC Secession petition now has 26,ooo signatures. See all petitions at http://rtr.org/pages/Tracking-Secession#.UKLU2YLtiqs.facebook
The NC Chapter of the League of the South is having their fall conference this Sat. Nov. 17 in Burlington. Info here. I’m going, hope to see you there.