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Grassroots activists hold “Honor the Oath” Rally in Raleigh

By Jordon Greene Free the Vote NC On Wednesday afternoon, North Carolina’s state legislators met in Raleigh, NC to open the 2013-2014 Session of the North Carolina General Assembly and to take their Oath of Office to start their new … 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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The Failure Presidency

By Zac Goldstein History does not unfold in a vacuum, and neither do presidential terms. Nearly four years have passed since Barack Obama was elected, and in order to evaluate his tenure in the Oval Office, one must examine the … 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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Golden Rule booed in S.C.

By William R. Toler “[C]an’t believe the golden rule got booed in SC. wow.” That was the status from a Facebook “friend” during the GOP debate Monday night in the Palmetto State. The Golden Rule, treat others as you would … 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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Jon Stewart bashes media for snubbing top GOP contender Ron Paul

By Natalina Extraordinary Intelligence Jon Stewart took the floor (read: desk) to slam the mainstream media for completely ignoring Ron Paul in the current race for the Republican nomination. Ron Paul dominates polls, he wins approval from all sides of … Continue reading

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Republicans rage in Iowa debate

By James White Another Republican debate down.  If nothing else, this one was certainly entertaining. Tim Pawlenty found his spine and attacked Michele Bachmann.  That kitty has claws, though, and she gave just as good as she got (and looked … 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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On 9-11, Murrow’s spirit seethes

By Corey Friedman If Sept. 11 is a day of ghosts, a day consecrated to honor the dead, then add one more name to the 2,998 who perished in the 2001 terror attacks. The ghost of Edward R. Murrow rose … Continue reading

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