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An American Thanksgiving 2020

2020 has been an eventful year to say the least and not always in a good way. Today is Thanksgiving in America and like everything else 2020 it will be different.  All that said I have   many things to be grateful for as an American and even more so individually.  Let’s explore. Continue reading An American Thanksgiving 2020

Bad; Then (Almost Unbelievably) Worse

If you are looking for an example of what a Republican dominated, Trump led Washington will look like Raleigh, North Carolina might be a good place to start your quest. Here is a warning: It is ugly and even more dysfunctional than most progressives think it will be. Let’s explore. Continue reading Bad; Then (Almost Unbelievably) Worse

The Endorsement Of Gil Johnson

Almost all the attention is focused on the presidential race. Democrats generally do a good job of turning out to vote in presidential years; not so good the rest of the time. That is one of the reasons we have too many states controlled by Republicans and gridlock in Washington. If you followed politics closely since 2011 you know that most harm has been done at the state level. Today I’m asking my readers to focus on a down ballot race that will only appear in a relatively small geography in North Carolina. That is certainly not a reason to dismiss it! Races like these often have a life and death effect on everyday Americans.   Continue reading The Endorsement Of Gil Johnson

The Endorsement Of Roy Cooper

I first met Roy Cooper about two years ago. When we spoke I asked him to run for the Governorship of North Carolina in 2016 and promised him that if he did I would endorse him. Today I’m fulfilling that promise. He will have at least one primary opponent who he will crush. Baring something totally unexpected he will face incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory in November of 2016. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Roy Cooper