I hesitated to comment about this situation but when something happens in your “backyard” I guess you have a moral obligation to weigh in considering you are more familiar with the turf than most. Sunday the news broke that the Republican Headquarters in Orange County North Carolina was firebombed and graffiti was found in close proximity. Let’s take a look what we know of the event and some reactions to it. Continue reading An Attack And An Expose’
So you don’t have warm and fuzzy feelings toward Hillary Clinton and you think Donald Trump is nuts. Well you are not alone but you still have an obligation to America and those you love. This frustration with the 2016 presidential candidates crosses generational lines but is most prevalent among younger votes including those eligible to vote for the presidency for the first time. Continue reading It Matters!
I met John McNeil this past January as he was just beginning his run for the House of Representatives. At that point it was in North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District. Due to a subsequent court ruling that the Republicans in Raleigh had unconstitutionally redrawn the districts in 2011 he and I now find ourselves in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District. Long story short: John won his primary and ends up facing Republican incumbent “Sleeping” George Holding in the general election anyway. Continue reading The Endorsement Of John McNeil
As I contemplated just what approach to take to this article I thought about some of the similarities of dance and offensive moves in basketball. I know just enough about dancing to know I should refrain from participation whenever possible. My achievements in basketball came much more while wearing a suit and tie on the bench than in short pants and sneakers on the hardwood. However while not very talented at executing the moves I do have a good understanding of them. Continue reading Pivot, Fake or Dance?
You know your campaign is really going poorly when people from both Parties, (yes that includes the one you are the standard bearer of), are openly discussing and writing that they think you are crazy. That is the situation Donald Trump found himself in last week. Continue reading He’s Nuts!