Tag:Donald Trump

  • Joe’s dirty dozen…so far

    When former president Barack Obama warned us about Joe Biden, he did it in no uncertain terms. He said (and since this is a family publication, I’ll edit as necessary) that we were never to underestimate Joe’s ability to mess things up. “Mess” is the kind word for the f-bomb…

  • North Carolina is leading by example with conservative budgeting

    At $6 trillion, President Joe Biden’s first budget calls for an unprecedented level of federal spending. Republican members of Congress who criticize the president’s plan are understandably reminded by Democrats that the GOP did not do much to resist—and even contributed to—excessive government spending during President Donald Trump’s time in…

  • Will there be a second coming of Donald Trump?

    The recent American election in November 2020 may have put a new president in the White House, but there was little settled on the political and social landscape. Approximately 79 million people voted for Donald Trump. However, a majority of Republican voters believed the election contained irregularities. This included things…

  • Congresswoman Virginia Foxx keeps going and going

    As families across North Carolina headed to the beach, festivals, and family celebrations for Memorial Day, Rep. Virginia Foxx, R- N.C,  is on the move. On Sunday, the nine-term congresswoman who calls Banner Elk in Watauga County home is traveling an hour and 15 minutes via mountainous and windy N.C.

  • Unnecessarily delaying elections denies voting rights

    Elections should be free, fair, and regular. Those principles are the basic standard for making sure that governments reflect the will of the people. For that reason, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (which represents national legislatures worldwide) states in the first principle of its Declaration on Criteria for Free and Fair…

  • Learning from Donald Trump’s return to North Carolina

    Donald Trump remains the most polarizing figure in politics. Even in defeat, Trump still sucks energy and oxygen from his detractors. Many still lose their minds. Trump remains beloved by many loyal supporters. A state Trump won twice, North Carolina, has been good to the former president. It’s a major…

  • Trump to headline N.C. GOP convention

    Former President Donald Trump will deliver the featured remarks at next month’s state Republican Party convention in Greenville. The state GOP announced the news this morning. Trump will speak at the convention dinner June 5.  Governor Kristi Noem of South Dakota will also speak at the convention. “President Trump…