State Senator Wiley Nickel first to announce for Congress to replace Price

Wake County State Senator Wiley Nickel, D-Wake, will run to replace David Price in North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District. The deep blue district currently covers Orange, Durham, and parts of Wake County. “We have been preparing for this for over a year and we off and running,” Nickel told CJ in an interview. “I have...

Dallas Woodhouse

Mark Twain and Andrew Breitbart ponder curated resentment theory

If you raft on the river of popular culture, then you can hardly do better than to hire Mark Twain and Andrew Breitbart as your guides.  One man lived long enough to become the elder statesman of American letters by 1910, and the other died young in 2012, but both of them paid sharp attention...

Patrick O’Hannigan

Mark Robinson understands that politics solves very little

Mark Robinson was rewarded by conservative voters for having the courage to take a deep dive into the culture wars. Most years, Republicans barely got their toes wet. Many Republicans believed the path to electoral success was to focus solely on economic issues while largely ignoring the left’s long march through the institutions. As long...

Ray Nothstine

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Obama takes credit for today’s economy: A look back at reality

In a recent tweet, former President Barack Obama declared, “Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and job creation.” The tweet set off a debate among the cable news punditry class about which...

Dr. Roy Cordato