North Carolina

Republican Leader In North Carolina Threatened To Fire Election Official If He Wasn’t Given Illegal Access To Voting Machines

A local Republican leader in North Carolina threatened to get an elections director fired if he wasn't given illegal access…

9 months ago

North Carolina Is Investigating Mark Meadows For Criminal Voter Fraud

Former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is being investigated for criminal voter fraud in North Carolina.

11 months ago

Richard Burr Faces Censure from North Carolina GOP for His Vote to Convict Trump

The North Carolina Republican Party is set to vote later today to censure Senator Richard Burr for his vote to convict former…

2 years ago

On Trump’s Last Day, Richard Burr Announces That He’s No Longer Under Investigation by the DOJ

Senators and congresspeople have access to information that the American public doesn't. It is expected that they don't use these…

2 years ago

Nearly A Million People Have Already Voted And Data Suggests The Majority Are Voting For Biden

State data reveals that over 864,000 Americans have already voted, and in states where party data is available it suggests…

2 years ago

North Carolina Election Official Suggests Trump Committed a Felony By Telling People to Vote Twice

An election official in North Carolina has suggested that Donald Trump could be investigated for potentially committing a felony after…

2 years ago

GOP Senator Says He Regrets Not Wearing a Mask During RNC

Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) says he regrets not wearing a mask to protect himself from contracting the novel coronavirus during…

2 years ago

North Carolina Will Relax Social Distancing Guidelines for Republican National Convention

The state of North Carolina will relax its restrictions on public gatherings for the Republican National Convention (RNC) scheduled August…

2 years ago

Biden’s Lead over Trump Grows in North Carolina, Suggesting N.C. is in Play for Democrats

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump has grown in North Carolina, a state increasingly in play…

3 years ago

Trump Threatens to Find New Site For Republican Convention If N.C. Gov. Can’t Guarantee Full Attendance

President Donald Trump threatened to find a new site for August's Republican National Convention (RNC) if North Carolina Governor Roy…

3 years ago

Out Of Control Trump “Jokes” About Trashing The Constitution And Serving 4 Terms

Trump responded to audience chants of four more years at a taxpayer-funded event by telling the crowd to chant 12…

3 years ago

Woman Says She Was Paid To Take Absentee Ballots in North Carolina

A woman said Monday that a Bladen County, N.C., Republican election official paid her to illegally collect absentee ballots from…

4 years ago

Trump’s Unpopularity May Cost Republicans Up To 4 House Seats In North Carolina

A combination of the overturning of the Republican gerrymander and Trump's unpopularity could flip up to 4 House seats to…

4 years ago

Hurricanes Have Finally Convinced Republicans That Climate Change is Real

President Donald Trump continued this week to deny the effects of climate change in the face of overwhelming scientific agreement…

4 years ago

Trump Just Realized That Water Moves

Trump had another one of his "moments," when announced that the flood water in North Carolina will be moving to…

4 years ago

NC GOP Gerrymandering Case May Flip the House

Yesterday a three-judge federal panel ruled that Republican-drawn congressional districts in North Carolina have been gerrymandered in such a way…

4 years ago

North Carolina Passes $15 State Employee Minimum Wage

North Carolina Republican legislators surprised critics when they passed a $15-per-hour "living wage" for 10,000 state workers. The increase will…

4 years ago

Opinion: NCAA “Reluctantly” Embraces North Carolina’s LGBT Discrimination

The NCAA said “this new law is far from perfect," but it will reward the discrimination-minded N. C. by reopening…

6 years ago

Opinion: Former N.C. Governor McCrory Feels Persecuted For Supporting the Toilet Law

“If you disagree with the politically correct thought police ... you’re a bigot, you’re the worst of evil. It’s almost…

6 years ago

Under Republican Rule North Carolina Is Not Classified As a Democracy

North Carolina does so poorly on the measures of legal framework and voter registration that it ranks alongside Iran and…

6 years ago

North Carolina GOP Facing Legal Challenges After Failing To Repeal ‘Bathroom Bill’

"The legislature may not be willing to undo their unconstitutional overreach and respect the rights of LGBT people, so we’ll…

6 years ago

North Carolina GOP Legislature Plans To Subvert the Will of the Voters

It's part of a larger trend that’s occurred over the last eight to 10 years to manipulate state supreme courts…

6 years ago

Long Lines at Polling Places a Result of Republican Voter Suppression Efforts

"Only In States Controlled By Republican Legislatures Has Early Voting Been Reduced"

6 years ago

The New White Voters That Trump Was Counting On Are Supporting Hillary Clinton

New polling shows that newly registered and voters who sat out the 2012 election are breaking strongly for Hillary Clinton…

6 years ago

North Carolina Republicans Sued For Rigging the Election For Trump

The voter suppression tactic is right out of the GOP [election rigging] playbook to suppress the Black vote in North…

6 years ago

Obama Draws Twice As Many People To Same NC Venue As Trump Crowd Size Plummets

A sign that the Trump campaign is dying a slow death on the ground can be seen in the fact…

6 years ago

Obama Obliterates Every Republican Still Supporting Trump With A Single Sentence

With a single sentence, President Obama explained why every Republican who is still supporting Donald Trump is unfit to serve…

6 years ago

In a Microcosm of National Politics, Bigotry May Cost Republicans Dearly in North Carolina

"I wouldn’t vote for anybody that does something like that. The logic, I just can’t figure it out at all.…

6 years ago

Rachel Maddow Breaks Big News As Democrats Lead In North Carolina Early Ballots

Rachel Maddow broke some huge good news for Hillary Clinton, as Democrats have an eight-point lead in the early balloting…

6 years ago

North Carolina Is Tilting Blue As Clinton Leads A Close Race In The Tar Heel State

A new poll of North Carolina shows Hillary Clinton leading a very close race 44%-42% over Donald Trump.

6 years ago

Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Vote Suppression Law

"North Carolina’s provisions deliberately target African Americans with...surgical precision...to depress Black turnout at the polls."

7 years ago

N.C. Republicans Rob Disaster Fund To Defend Toilet Law In Court

Governor McCrory and Republicans "diverted" $500,000 from North Carolina disaster relief to defend an unconstitutional theocratic edict in court.

7 years ago

Donald Trump Praises Brutal Dictator Saddam Hussein At North Carolina Rally

Why does Donald Trump repeatedly compliment barbaric dictators?

7 years ago

The Obama Administration Will Direct All Public Schools to Let Transgender Students Use the Bathroom That Matches Their Identity

The Obama White House takes a huge stand in the fight to expand the rights of transgender Americans.

7 years ago

School Board Allows Pepper Spray In School Suggesting Use Against Transgender Students

"It may be a pretty valuable tool to have on the female students if they go to the bathroom, not…

7 years ago

Pat Robertson Loses it Over Invented 19th Century Category of ‘Homosexuals’

Robertson offers old, outdated beliefs even he doesn't understand or really care about except as a cloak to sanctify his…

7 years ago

DOJ Warns North Carolina Its Bathroom Law Is A Serious Civil Rights Violation

"North Carolina's HB2 is deeply discriminatory and violates civil rights law in all kinds of manners."

7 years ago

Women Are Stalked and Accosted For Daring To Use Women’s Bathrooms

"I wanted to make sure she was going to the right place. Because in times like these, you can never…

7 years ago

Two More GOP States Pass Laws Nullifying the Constitution

Religious Republicans passed unconstitutional legislation denying a wide swathe of the population their constitutional rights.

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton’s Southern Surge Crests with Huge Win North Carolina

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's southern surge crested tonight with a huge win in the North Carolina Democratic primary…

7 years ago

Trump Denies Promising To Pay Violent Supporters Legal Fees

By withdrawing his promise to pay violent supporters' legal fees, Trump proved he would turn on his supporters because it’s…

7 years ago

Scalia-less SCOTUS Lets Stand Lower Court Ruling Against NC Gerrymandering

A federal district court ordered North Carolina to redraw two gerrymandered maps. NC wanted a stay but without Scalia, they…

7 years ago

Bible, Not Gays, is All the Diversity School Needs, Say Parents

Wielding crosses like pitchforks, parents at a public school in North Carolina want a gay club out of their school…

7 years ago

ALEC and Duke Energy Going After A Small N.C. Non-Profit And Church For Going Solar

The school is not paying Duke Energy for the electricity being generated by that clean source of electrical power, the…

7 years ago

Ted Cruz and His Mad Scramble for the Hate Vote

Ted Cruz picked up the endorsement of notorious bigot Sandy Rios, wowed the haters at a Texas megachurch, and won…

7 years ago

New Poll Shows Biden Would Be Strongest Democrat Against Republicans In North Carolina

A new poll found Biden performing better than both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in head to head contests with…

7 years ago

North Carolina GOP Rep Refers To Obama As An “Islamic Son Of A B*tch” On Facebook Page

North Carolina GOP State Rep. Michael Speciale sunk to new depths by posting a meme that referred to Obama as…

7 years ago

The Crazies Overrun North Carolina As Trump Leads In New Poll

Trump leads Clinton 45-42 in North Carolina, raising GOP fears that he might be more electable than his critics realize.

7 years ago

Political Corruption, Like Cream, Rises to the Top in North Carolina

Republican political corruption in North Carolina is even worse than you thought, as the Paul Foley episode reveals

8 years ago

Too Bad Scott Walker, SCOTUS Doesn’t Think Forced Ultrasounds Are Cool

What makes this decision particularly noteworthy is that the Justices agreed with a Circuit Court ruling that disabused evangelical Republicans,…

8 years ago

Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic Laws

Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the…

8 years ago

GOP Has Reason To Fret As Clinton Leads Bush 47-40 In North Carolina

A PPP poll found Democrat Hillary Clinton enjoying a modest 47-40 lead over Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush in North…

8 years ago

The Koch Agenda Brings Pain And Woe To People In Republican Controlled Red States

Because they own most of the Republican state's governors and legislatures, it is there that the Kochs' ideology is doing…

8 years ago

President Obama Strongly Condemns The Murder of 3 Muslim Students In Chapel Hill

President Obama issued a statement on the murders of three students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, saying, "No one in…

8 years ago

Bishops Join GOP Drive To Make Women Celibate Or Birth Machines

American Catholic bishops are taking advantage of the power bestowed on them by the conservative Catholics on the Supreme Court…

8 years ago

Lynching Obama

Republicans just can't get over the fact that they can no longer get together and lynch the black guy they…

8 years ago

Republican Who Attacked Obama Girls Was Arrested as a Teenager for Misdemeanor Larceny

Elizabeth Lauten was arrested as a teenager in December 2000 for misdemeanor larceny, according to court records reported by the…

8 years ago

When Republicans Mess With Legislation, People DIE!!!

Our right-wing brothers and sisters who go fiddlesticks berserk over the possible presence of the dreaded Ebola, but most likely…

8 years ago

Pat Buchanan Says Democrats Have Forced GOP to Become Party of White People

Pat Buchanan presents an America where Republicans are the black voter's best friend and where whites are forced to be…

8 years ago

Voter Suppression Helped Pave The Way To A Thom Tillis Victory In North Carolina

The impact of North Carolina's voter ID law has already been felt. This impact will only grow more marked as…

8 years ago

Midterm Madness – Meet the Latest Republican Crazies to Hold Office

Gordon Klingenschmitt brings his demonic obsessions to the Colorado State Senate and Michael Peroutka his neo-Confederate secessionism to Anne Arundel…

8 years ago

NC GOP Senate Candidate Thom Tillis Attacks Same-Sex Marriage With Frivolous Lawsuit

United States District Court Judge William Osteen for the Middle District of North Carolina , a Bush appointee, allowed Tillis…

8 years ago

Chris Christie Advocates For Election Rigging By Republicans Controlling The “Voting Mechanism”

Christie may not have the anti-voter credentials of some of his Republican brethren, but he does not support the right…

8 years ago

Kay Hagan goes on NC First Tour While Desperate Thom Tillis Talks to An Empty Chair

While Kay Hagan spent Tuesday on a NC First tour meeting with diverse groups of voters across the state, a…

8 years ago

Hillary Rodham Clinton Going To Charlotte NC To Join Kay Hagan For An Early Vote Event

On October 25, Hillary Clinton and North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan will appear together for an early vote event at…

8 years ago

A Great Time For Gay Marriage? Not So Fast!

There are two issues guaranteed to get the wing-nuts to the polls even if they have to crawl on their…

8 years ago

Don’t Let The Republican Tactic of Suppress and Confuse Steal Your Voice

One of the ironies of court wars over vote suppression laws lies in the fact that proponents of suppressing the…

8 years ago

Ferguson October: Young Protesters Reject Message Delivered By Older Religious Leaders

As the gathering wore on, younger activists, who have been on the ground in Ferguson since an unarmed Michael Brown…

8 years ago

Republicans Say Rainbow Flags Remind them of Nazi Flags – But Actual Nazi Flags Don’t

Mike Huckabee says he's tired of this. All I've got to say is that we're tired of it too, and…

8 years ago

How North Carolina Represents A Microcosm Of Marriage Equality

This monumental victory for North Carolina concluded a historic week nationwide for marriage equality. Ten states in the past week…

8 years ago

In NC Senate Debate Talking Point Addict Tillis Says Hagan uses Talking Points

Senator Kay Hagan outperformed her Republican opponent Thom Tillis and Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh during North Carolina's third and final…

8 years ago

North Carolina Could Join the Ranks of States That Recognize Marriage Equality

It's time for the Supreme Court to officially recognize that marriage equality triumphed over homophobia.

8 years ago

The Supreme Court Allows North Carolina Vote Suppression Law To Stand

Since North Carolina passed its version of a vote suppression law, it has been one long battle in the courts.

8 years ago

The Media Finally Catches On That Democrats Are Running The Better Senate Campaigns

Don't look now, but even the mainstream corporate controlled media are catching on that Democrats are running more effective Senate…

8 years ago

After Tuesday’s Shootings, America Has Witnessed 86 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

On Tuesday, not one but two shootings occurred at high schools in this nation. These two shootings represent the 85th…

8 years ago

The Koch Brothers, ALEC and the GOP Are Trying To Win The Election By Destroying Democracy

Crucial to their success is Republicans' heavy dependence on one of the Koch brothers' legislative arms, the American Legislative Exchange…

8 years ago

A Fracking Disaster: Scientists Directly Link Fracking To Earthquakes and Health Hazards

The team of U.S. Geological Survey scientists found a wealth of evidence "directly linking" an increase in Colorado and New…

8 years ago

Republicans Faithfully Follow ALEC’s Refusal to Support Democracy

Over the past six years, at least, there has been a steady assault on democracy from state level Republicans with…

8 years ago

Why Police Treated Cliven Bundy Differently Than Michael Brown Is As Clear As Black and White

Contrast law enforcement's overwhelmingly violent military response to peaceful, and unarmed, African Americans protesting the cold-blooded murder of an unarmed…

8 years ago

Jon Husted Freaks Out When Another Court Blocks His Latest Attempt at Vote Suppression

On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus blocked the Republican Party's attempt to suppress the vote in Ohio.

8 years ago

In A Victory for Public Education Judge Says NC School Vouchers Are Unconstitutional

The judge, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood, identified the Republican legislation, "Opportunity Scholarship Program," as a scam to "siphon money…

8 years ago

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor Declares War on the U.S. Constitution

Dan Forest told the Faith and Freedom Coalition this weekend, "America is at a great crossroads where it must decide…

9 years ago

GOP Senate Candidate Thinks White People Are The Only ‘Traditional’ Americans

In a story posted by Daniel Strauss of Talking Points Memo on Tuesday, Thom Tillis, North Carolina's State House Speaker…

9 years ago

Politico’s Poll Showing Democrats In Trouble This Midterm Election Is a Total Crock

This week, political news site Politico released a poll showing that Democrats are at a seven-point disadvantage against Republicans in…

9 years ago

Republicans Bring Back Child Labor On Tobacco Farms In The South

it was left to Human Rights Watch (HRW) to push the federal government to take steps to protect children working…

9 years ago

Judge Smacks Down North Carolina’s Discriminatory School Voucher Law

Superior court Judge issued an injunction against North Carolina's school voucher law because it is likely that suits challenging this…

9 years ago

Republicans Says Climate Change is In God’s Hands as Taxpayers Foot The Bill for Dirty Coal

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory knows the dirty coal industry is polluting the environment in North Carolina because his state's…

9 years ago

NC Republicans Fight Subpoena of Voter ID Emails Saying Accountability is a “Burden”

Republicans in North Carolina are trying to quash a subpoena for emails regarding the "rationale, purpose and implementation" of House…

9 years ago

Clay Aiken Announces He’s Running For Congress Against Republican Renee Ellmers

Singer and former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken officially announced on Wednesday that he will run for Congress against Rep.…

9 years ago

Hearing for North Carolina Election Law Challenge Set For July 2014

Last week, federal Magistrate Judge Joi Elizabeth Peake scheduled a hearing for July 2014, to impose a temporary injunction on…

9 years ago

Republican State Senator Moronically Compares ACA to Nazis and Terrorists

On Sunday, State Senator Bob Rucho, a Republican out of North Carolina, took to Twitter and decided to make a…

9 years ago

Tissues for the Tea Party’s Issues

The tea party is the intersection of cognitive dissonance and reality. It's certain to become a reality show. Oh wait…

9 years ago

North Carolina Will Be America’s National Nightmare if Republicans Control Government

North Carolina is the true predictor and portent of tragedy inherent when Republicans hold the reins of power.

9 years ago

Southern Comfort: Why The South Ain’t So ‘Backwards’ Anymore

The south is becoming more and more socially progressive, which is leading to an educated populace that should no longer…

9 years ago

Republicans Reach Out to Minorities by Celebrating Vote Suppression and Jesse Helms

This week's Republican attempt to reach out to minorities was the latest lesson in how to become less popular than…

9 years ago

North Carolina University Student Beats the GOP’s Vote Suppression Road Show

ECSU student Montravius King fought the GOP vote suppression effort and won in North Carolina.

9 years ago

In North Carolina ‘Eligible Voter’ is Newspeak for Rich White Male Republicans

In Republican newspeak, eligible voter is code for voters who are rich, white, male and Republican.

9 years ago

Note to Republicans: Americans Know Not to Trade Cookies For Their Civil Rights

The American people are not stupid, and can't be tricked by Republicans carrying plates of cookies into giving up their…

9 years ago

ALEC Continues to Push Failed Market-Based Educational Reforms

Market-based educational reform is an utter failure, and yet we still can't shake the nasty remnants of its bad policy…

10 years ago

This is What a Subsidiary Of The Koch Empire Looks Like

\When one looks at each law passed by the NC Republicans in isolation, it's easy to dismiss them as bad.…

10 years ago