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Onslow Sheriff’s shenanigans could cost his badge

By William R. Toler Poor wording, Freudian slip or blatant declaration? A campaign ad for Onslow County Sheriff Ed Brown contains a line that is disturbing to those who are conscious of the growing police state. The controversial section reads: … Continue reading

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Bill threatens public’s right to know

By Corey Friedman It could qualify as a Freudian slip — in a moment of curt clarity, a North Carolina lawmaker apparently showed us how he really feels about the public he was elected to serve. “I am the senator. … Continue reading

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Lottery ‘reform’ could hurt stores, schools

By Corey Friedman Some lawmakers think North Carolina shoudn’t have a state lottery. Instead of calling for an outright repeal — a gamble they’d likely lose — critics want to weaken the lottery with a growing list of restrictions. The … Continue reading

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Beitler boasts 10 percent

By William R. Toler In a positive upswing for Libertarians, US Senate candidate Mike Beitler garnered 10 percent of a recent poll according to PoliticsDaily.com. Republican incumbent Sen. Richard Burr pulled in a less-than-impressive 38 percent while Democratic nominee Elaine Marshall, … Continue reading

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A congressional con artist

By Nicole Navarro Taking advantage of other people’s misfortune and fears certainly isn’t a new concept. But it is a concept that is spreading — all the way to the U.S. House. As was expected, the recent disaster in Haiti … Continue reading

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What was Biden saying?

By William R. Toler Just what did Sen. Joe Biden, Democratic vice presidential nominee, mean by his statements this weekend? The major networks and other mass media outlets are just quoting the first part of Biden’s remarks: “Mark my words…It … Continue reading

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Obama currency causes controversy

By William R. Toler A novelty note has raised a ruckus in the state of Washington. Three dollar bills feauturing Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama as a Muslim have stirred up Republicans and Democrats alike in Snohomish County. The mock … Continue reading

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