Ray Nothstine, Carolina Journal opinion editor, discusses his column, “Why Mark Robinson is smart to focus on first principles.”
Parents Bill of Rights passes NC Senate; all Democrats vote ‘no’
The North Carolina Senate passed a bill Tuesday evening establishing rights for parents with school-aged children. The Parents' Bill of Rights passed 29 to 18 and went to the House Tuesday. If the House passes it as well, it would go to Governor Cooper, who will likely veto it.
Hey, big spender: Biden’s speech pitches billions in new programs
In Tuesday night’s State of The Union speech, President Joe Biden focused his comments on a theme to “finish the job,” proposing new taxpayer-paid benefits, focusing on the more than 20,000 projects related to the infrastructure bill, and highlighting climate policy in the Inflation Reduction Act.
ACLU NC stands by lobbyist’s sexually explicit Twitter tirade
On Tuesday, an ACLU North Carolina lobbyist, Kristie Puckett Williams, made graphic, sexually harassing comments to conservative radio host Pete Kaliner during a Twitter discussion regarding N.C. Senate Bill 49, the Parents' Bill of Rights. Puckett Williams, Deputy Director of Engagement at the ACLU of N.C., tweeted at Kaliner criticizing his support of the bill and used more graphic directions for performing sexual acts.
Koch group will not support Trump in 2024 election
A well-known political network that focuses on limited government says it’s time to look ahead to the future for Republican presidential candidates for 2024, and that future doesn’t include former President Donald Trump.