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|Options for violence
Bush's war in Iraq should have never been fought. There is no disagreement among honest people about that. It was a spectacular waste of political and economic capital. I believe the same will be ...
|Upper crust or dead meat?
I cross-posted my commentary about the need for the rich to go on a shopping spree on Facebook yesterday. It caught the attention of ...
|On the upper crust
As the reality of the recession sinks in, consumer confidence has reached frightening lows. People all across the income spectrum are hunkering down – and worse. With job losses reaching ...
As some of you know, I'm on a global mission to promote the wisdom of Do good, be nice, have fun. Just in time for the new Obama administration. So I was more ...
|My first sermon
Yesterday I had the privilege of being a guest speaker at the Unitarian Univeralist Congregation of Hillsborough (North Carolina). I was asked to talk about the philosophy captured in my new novel,
|Independent Progressive Blogger Needed
There's a Big Happening this Sunday in the Big Apple, and the conference organizers are looking for a blogger to report out to the Intertubes. If you're interested in attending the event for free ...
|Thank you, Jesus General
One of the most wonderful things about online living is the amazing sense of community that can get built in the click of a mouse. A few weeks ago, ...
|Writing on writing: The perfect swarm
As part of the communications plan for Jesus Swept , my new novel, I was asked to write a column about writing. This is the sort of thing I usually float ...
|The longest night
The tubes today are bristling with seasonal commentary. As real news slows to a trickle, writers everywhere turn their ...
|Jesus Swept: My first novel is published!
After eight crazy years in the making, I'm happy to announce that my first novel, Jesus Swept , is now available for your reading enjoyment, at the ...
After 30 years in business, I know a thing or two about risk. For example, I know that there are two fundamentally different kinds of risk: rewarded risk and unrewarded risk. The former is smart ...
|Junior Johnson, NASCAR Hall of Famer, endorses Obama
Junior Johnson has just endorsed Barack Obama blogging at BlueNC .
|All times approximate
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|From one Naval Academy grad to another
You may have heard bizarre stories about how upperclassmen abused plebes at the US Naval Academy back in the day. But no matter what you may have heard, the truth is even stranger. You see, ...
|Daddy needs to whip their ass
I changed my registration early this year from Democrat to unaffiliated, hoping to gain a clearer look at the political landscape. It worked. I feel little sense of obligation to the Democratic Party.
Upsets happen every day. We spill our coffee. The water heater fails. We have a fender-bender. The contractor doesn't show up. Somebody says mean stuff about us or our friends or some candidate we ...
|NC Governors Debate on BlueNC Tonight
How cool is this? The first-ever virtual (online) debate among the Democratic candidates for Governor in North Carolina. It's been months in the making and tonight it'...
|When you've lost my wife, you've lost
My wife Jane is a feminist's feminist from way back. In the 60s, she helped poor women in Kentucky get to New York for safe abortions. Her office at her university is cluttered with decades of Ms. ...
|Obama. The bigger picture.
With so much drama being generated in the Primary Wars, I've found myself getting burned out on blogging. I told the other front-pagers at BlueNC on Friday that I was slipping into an obsessive ...
|More Blackwater Bullshit
Blackwater isn't doing its own political dirty work this time, they're depending on a wannabe used car salesman. Marshall Adame, Democratic Congressional candidate in NC-3, received the ...
|Blackwater intimidation ignored by NC media
Yesterday you learned about Blackwater's organized campaign of intimidation against Marshall Adame, a Democratic ...
|Blackwater VP Threatens NC-3 Dem Candidate?
Updated with question mark at the end of the title. Some are arguing this doesn't constitute a threat. So let's frame it as a question. Threat? Pure stupidity? What'...
|The folly of abstinence-only
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|Charlotte Headline: Did Dems Avoid Gay Candidate?
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|He was so sad
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|Blue in NC: I registered as an Independent today
I've been working for Democrats since 1972 when I went door to door for McGovern. I was an Ensign in the Navy at the time, and I learned first-hand what it's like to be on the receiving end of right-...
|Out gay businessman challenges Dole: NC newspapers yawn
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|Will Jim Neal beat Liddy Dole?
If you weren't around BlueNC yesterday morning , you missed what may very well be the biggest story in North Carolina politics in decades. ...
|The Army is turning
Much of the debate at Leavenworth has centered on a scathing article, “A Failure in Generalship,” written last May for Armed Forces Journal by Lt. Col. Paul Yingling, an Iraq ...
|If boiling people alive best served the interests of the American people
If boiling people alive best served the interests of the American people, then it would neither be moral or immoral.
While I appreciate the hard work of Congressman Price to begin the long process of bringing mercenary armies under control, the legislation approved today goes not nearly far enough to mend the ...
|Breaking Blackwater: Prince Cancels Real Estate Deal
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|How To Take Down Blackwater
Over the past five years, the United States of America has become a heinous distortion of itself. We are now outsourcing our wars to mercenaries with a vested interest in conflict without end. That ...
|Pro choice? Cancel your Verizon service
I just did. Because of this unbelievable stupidity. Saying it had the right to block “controversial or ...
|NCPOG Denounces Markos
The chair of the North Carolina Party of Greed today denounced Markos, calling for Tarheel Democrats to repudiate the hate-...
I add my voice to those demanding the real thing. Filibuster. It's time to go nuclear. Push the red button, Harry. Demand REAL filibuster. Shut down the god-forsaken government, one unpassed ...
|Not so fast, Liddy
Now that the wheels have been completely blown off Republicans' Insane War in Iraq, and now that public opinion has pegged the bottom of the barrel in judging this administration and it's ...
|Let's make a deal.
One risk of being as partisan as I am is the risk of myopia. Indeed, it’s easy to buy into whatever the power-brokers serve up, even when you don't know you’re doing it. For example, ...
|NC Wacko Rep: ' You liberals can . . . '
Here in the purple hinterlands, we find ourselves dealing with a special breed of moron on a regular basis: elected officials in the North Carolina House. One such creature is a man named Larry Brown.
|Up against the wall in North Carolina
I've learned there are lots of NC Kossacks who don't read BlueNC. So I'm writing to ask for you to all come out of the woodwork and help us with a gigantic budget crisis: I'm ...
|Justice Ginsburg speaks for me
A fascinating story in the Times about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her new-found voice dissenting with her ...
|**** you, Mr. President
I hate this chickenshit coward. On Monday, Bush will mark his sixth Memorial Day as a wartime president with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. He is to lay a wreath at the Tomb of ...
Mostly when I'm pointing people to other sites, I'm blog-whoring for my darling BlueNC. But tonight I'm doing god's work for a site I know nothing about other than the fact that it totally rocks. ...
|Breaking? Rudy Sez 'Troops in Retreat'
After Rudy Giuliani's performance in Raleigh today, it's hard to say who's more pathetic - the crowd of Republicans drooling over the hapless ex-mayor or the pandering clown himself. Either way, it'...
|BlueNC Veterans Day
Veteran. It’s such a weird word, implying all sorts of common ground in terms of experience and patriotism. And yet we are as varied as our fingerprints. For my part, I have struggled with my ...
|First we dump Dole. Then Burr.
I'm a fan of Jack Betts, the Charlotte Observer columnist and blogger. He's all over the junior senator for North Carolina, Richard Burr, and he's already softening him up for 2010. Betts'
|The Child King Visits Walter Reed
The Child King paid a visit to Walter Reed hospital today, eager for a photo-op with the troops to bolster his illusion of leadership. He was ...
|Pace's Problem: Army of None
By now you've heard the solemn words of the Theocrat currently serving as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
|NC veterans fight again: This time for peace
Among the many things that anger me these days, the widely held belief that the Republican party represents people in the military is at the top of my list. Nothing could be farther from the truth. ...
|The sexualization of Girls: Mrs. Anglico on CNN
I don't write much about my wonderful wife, but today I feel obliged to ...
|Admirals sell out troops . . . Dole joins them||Anglico||02/02/2007||28||17||-||25|
|Bush Issues Gag Order: Screw the Goose
This should be surprising, but it's not. This is typical of strong-arm tactics being used by the United States Navy to deprive North Carolina family farmers access to information they can ...
|BlueNC and Presidential Politics
Unlike lots of other political blogs, BlueNC is not a forum that's focused on the 2008 presidential race. Yes we have folks who are strong and vocal supporters of individual candidates, but by and ...
|Stand up, stand down, fight, fight, fight
If I hear the Child King talking about this one more time I'm just about going to go postal. It makes me sick.
|Hayes (NC-8): Iraq hinges on "spreading message of Jesus"
Originally posted by LiberalNC at BlueNC. Our local weekly ...
|NRSC's Nick Dumps Dole For Another Loser
How Stupid Is Brian Nick? You know things are falling apart in the Party of Greed when an aspiring gubernatorial candidate in North Carolina has to scrape ...
|BlueNC is one year old!
I know one year is equal to a gazillion years out here on the Internets, but all the same, I want to take this opportunity to celebrate. Our little micro-Kos in North Carolina is officially one year ...
|Elizabeth Dole in hospital: Death possible
As you may have read at BlueNC , Elizabeth Dole, the Very Senior Senator from North Carolina was hospitalized this week for hip ...
|Why not 30,000?
I did my time in the military (Navy) and trained at Annapolis and I can tell you this: 20,000 is just an arbitrary bullshit number that somebody pulled out of his ass. It means nothing. It could be ...
|Clear as glass in North Carolina||Anglico||11/15/2006||38||14||-||22|
|Veterans Day Confession||Anglico||11/10/2006||17||28||-||17|
|NC Chief Justice Candidate Plagiarizes Bork!||Anglico||11/02/2006||9||5||-||9|
|Charles Taylor (R): Iraq = Quagmire||Anglico||10/28/2006||10||4||-||-|
|Things that break your heart||Anglico||10/23/2006||9||15||-||18|
|Updated: Redstate Founder Endorses Brad Miller for Congress!||Anglico||10/14/2006||104||97||-||36|
|BlueNC to Republican Voters: Join Us!||Anglico||10/08/2006||12||16||1||16|
|Called 2 Hate?||Anglico||09/16/2006||11||12||-||10|
|How BlueNC Took Down the Puppetmaster||Anglico||09/11/2006||19||45||2||135|
|UPDATED: It's time to bomb England.||Anglico||08/10/2006||49||13||-||27|
|Whack-a-mole: North Carolina-style||Anglico||07/24/2006||4||6||1||-|
|In case you haven't noticed||Anglico||07/15/2006||15||7||-||8|
|Flag burning vote UNDERWAY NOW||Anglico||06/27/2006||55||3||-||-|
|NC Wackos On the March - Only They're Dems||Anglico||06/21/2006||40||6||-||9|
|See Dick (Burr) Cry||Anglico||06/14/2006||8||7||-||-|
|Senate Poised to Send Me to Jail||Anglico||06/13/2006||52||23||-||18|
|US House Thinks About Doing Its Damn Job||Anglico||06/12/2006||10||8||-||-|
|Update on the NC Coup: Email Trail of Slime||Anglico||06/10/2006||5||6||-||8|
|Taking sides in the NC coup attempt||Anglico||06/06/2006||9||13||-||-|
|When Liars Lie: Wingers Staging Coup In North Carolina||Anglico||06/05/2006||75||252||4||26|
|Meet Art Pope: NC's very own Karl Rove||Anglico||06/04/2006||15||25||-||112|
|Markos comes to NC and all hell breaks loose||Anglico||05/11/2006||14||11||-||6|
|North Carolina Coup||Anglico||05/03/2006||11||15||1||11|
|Just in case there is any confusion||Anglico||04/21/2006||12||6||-||7|
|Killing them softly||Anglico||04/12/2006||8||6||1||-|
|Tarheel Wingnuts Hold Pity Party||Anglico||04/09/2006||10||9||-||-|
|SD Governor Explains Abortion Law||Anglico||04/04/2006||13||8||-||-|
|Sorry Sergeant Major||Anglico||03/31/2006||18||8||-||-|
|Fighting Dems. What about Fighting School Teachers?||Anglico||03/26/2006||55||19||-||14|
|Dear women ricochets||Anglico||03/17/2006||30||12||-||-|
|God: Ok to whip kids with plastic pipes||Anglico||03/16/2006||35||19||-||-|
|NC-4: In praise of moderation||Anglico||03/15/2006||6||11||-||10|
|'Wait Wait' Laughs at Dems||Anglico||03/12/2006||10||5||-||2|
|Delaware Dem Does Dkos||Anglico||03/11/2006||12||14||-||1|
|Dem Strategy: Problem Solved||Anglico||03/07/2006||7||4||-||-|
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