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REALITY CHECK NEWS AND OBSERVER. RUCHO SETS OFF NED

Posted on 03. Mar, 2015 by .

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Ned Barnett has a short fuse when it comes to State Senate Republicans. And Senator Bob Rucho really angered the editorial page Editor with a few recent comments. First, the Senator noted North Carolina is creating jobs thirty percent faster than the nation as a whole. And Ned can’t stand that fact showing conservative reform […]

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REALITY CHECK. NEWS AND OBSERVER. YOU CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS

Posted on 17. Feb, 2015 by .

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A few weeks ago, the News and Observer was attacking the conservative majority in the Legislature for not doing something on infrastructure and declining gas tax revenue. Now they’re mad the State Senate passed a plan to stabilize gas tax revenue in order to fund an infrastructure program. You can’t have it both ways, fellas. […]

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REALITY CHECK LABOR FORCE DROPOUT

Posted on 13. Feb, 2015 by .

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Since learned Editors like Ned Barnett and Doug Clark have suddenly begun writing about people dropping out of the Labor force in North Carolina, predictably bashing the Republican Legislature over it, here’s some perspective the Republican bashing Editors ignore. First, people’s declining willingness to seek jobs is a national trend. Labor force participation peaked in […]

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REALITY CHECK NEWS AND OBSERVER. WHERE IS THE TOLERANCE, NED?

Posted on 03. Feb, 2015 by .

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It seems the people who preach tolerance the loudest are the most intolerant people of all. Republicans have been in charge of state government, the Legislature and Governor’s Office, for 2 years out of the last 100. Bitter doesn’t even begin to describe the tone of News and Observer editorial page Editor Ned Barnett who […]

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REALITY CHECK NEWS AND OBSERVER. UNEMPLOYMENT

Posted on 02. Feb, 2015 by .

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The good old biased News and Observer just can’t admit the North Carolina economy might be better since Governor McCrory and the new conservative majority in the Legislature began cleaning up the fiscal hole of deficits and high taxes Governor Perdue and the Democrats clobbered us with. A breathless breaking story says our real unemployment […]

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REALITY CHECK FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER. SHOW US THE MONEY.

Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 by .

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In an editorial, the Fayetteville Observer gripes about Senator Phil Berger opposing ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion . They say “Ideology is trumping the health of state residents ” But then they say “Teacher pay will be in the spotlight too, as it should be. Lawmakers provided gains last year, but not nearly enough.” Excuse us for […]

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