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Judge denies Stein’s latest request to block potential prosecution for campaign lies

U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles has denied N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein’s latest request in his lawsuit challenging a state law against campaign lies. Eagles will not block her earlier ruling against Stein while he continues his appeals.

CJ Staff
Opinion

Big tent for me but not for thee: Cooper’s Democratic Party

The Democrats pride themselves on being a big-tent party; they claim to be the most diverse and welcoming among the two main political parties. However, they’re only welcoming and inclusive in practice if you are flying the same banner of progressive ideology and purist loyalty.   The “NCPOL Universe” got a dose of this in the past primary election...

André Béliveau
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Locke’s Mitch Kokai discusses FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Florida home. Kokai offered these comments during the Aug. 12, 2022, edition of PBS North Carolina’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.”

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Stein asks judge to block ruling, cites state elections board’s investigation

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein has asked a federal judge to block her own ruling against Stein in his challenge of a state law against campaign lies. The attorney general cites newly released evidence from a state elections board investigation of his 2020 campaign.

CJ Staff
Opinion

Biden now claims ‘zero inflation’ and other outrageous stories

White House Spox Karine Jean-Pierre Refuses To Say If Biden Is Weaponizing DOJ, FBI Against Political Opponents Certainly, not the reassurance many of us were hoping for right now. A simple “no” seems like a more ideal answer. After 35 years missing, an Air Force captain mysteriously reappeared in the Bay Area I vaguely remember...

Ray Nothstine

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Federal Appeals Court denies Democrats’ bid to block Green Party from N.C. ballot

The 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a motion from two Democratic groups that tried to block the Green Party from appearing on the N.C. general election ballot. The decision paves the way for Green Party candidate Matthew Hoh to compete in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race.

David Larson, CJ Staff
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National GOP group supports Greens’ bid for ballot access

A national Republican group working to help elect Ted Budd to the U.S. Senate is urging the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Democrats’ efforts to keep the Green Party off North Carolina’s election ballot. The National Republican Senatorial Committee filed a motion Thursday in Richmond to submit a friend-of-the-court brief. The brief...

CJ Staff
Opinion

Conservatives have a lot to learn from the past

A review of “The Right: The Hundred-Year War for American Conservatism” by Matthew Continetti. A master at synthesizing information is one way to describe Matthew Continetti’s 100-year history of conservatism. In the weeds and details of the conservative movement is where his account shines. Overall, despite his joyous recollections of the glory days of mid-2000s neoconservatism, the account...

Ray Nothstine
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Stein to appeal ruling against him in challenge of N.C. law against campaign lies

Lawyers for N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein and two other plaintiffs plan to appeal this week’s ruling against them in U.S. District Court. They want federal courts to throw out a 1931 state criminal law against campaign lies. The one-sentence notice of appeal arrived Wednesday in the federal court.

CJ Staff
Opinion

Is Cheri Beasley playing possum?

People connected to Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley are complaining to the national press that Democrat allies are not stepping up to the plate and spending outside money to lift her candidacy.  But is Beasley playing possum? According to Dictionary.com, to play possum is to:  To pretend to be dead, a trick used by...

Dallas Woodhouse
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Federal judge rejects Democrats’ request, questions their role in Greens’ ballot battle

Democratic groups attempting to block the N.C. Green Party from the state’s election ballot “do not appear in this court with clean hands.” That’s the assessment of U.S. District Judge James Dever. He issued an order Wednesday denying Democrats’ request that he block — or stay — his own Aug. 5 ruling placing Green Party candidates on the general election ballot.

CJ Staff