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A modern-day poll tax for public notices

By Corey Friedman In the Jim Crow days of the early 1900s, state officials imposed a poll tax to prevent African-Americans and poor whites from voting. It took a decades-long civil rights struggle and a Supreme Court verdict to reverse … Continue reading

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College Greens left out of debate

By William R. Toler It isn’t just on the national stage that third-parties find themselves being excluded. A recent debate held at East Carolina University featured speakers representing several student political groups…except the ECU Greens. I was made aware of … Continue reading

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To vote, or not to vote?

By William R. Toler Though I haven’t yet read Shakespeare’s Hamlet (one of the many books I have that are on my I’ll-get-around-to-it list), I know a bit about the title character from Jasper Fforde’s Something Rotten. I know the Dane … Continue reading

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Hyper partisanship: a Downward Spiral

By Justin A. Chick Since the advent of the United States and its application by our founding fathers, the party system of Democracy was designed to protect and represent our nation’s populace. Unlike the Monarchy of 18th century Great Britain, … Continue reading

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Media bias nothing new

By William R. Toler The media bias on Rep. Ron Paul when it comes to the presidential election is not a new development. It’s been going on since the last election. During the 2008 election I watched as Paul was … Continue reading

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Republican debate Round 1: And the winner is…

By James White Last night was the first of many Republican debates, and it was worth mentioning for several reasons.   Only five candidates showed for the event.  Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty, Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, and Gary Johnson were … Continue reading

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Is independence nearing extinction?

By Nina Kilbride I was in the first grade in 1976.  It was the national Bicentennial, and it was a big deal.  My husband, then 11, redecorated his room in red, white and blue in his enthusiasm.  I can still … Continue reading

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Gun sales go up

By William R. Toler Sales aren’t down for all items. Firearms are starting to see a dramatic increase in purchases, according to the Associated Press. The election of a Democratic president and a congressional majority of Democrats have been said … Continue reading

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