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|SCOTUS Weakens Citizen United
In an opinion authored by Chief Justice Roberts the Supreme Court has rejected a First Amendment challenge to Florida’s ban on the personal solicitation of campaign contributions by judicial ...
|F the Poor
Our Republican North Carolina Governor, his Republican Senate and House Have just decided to F the poor. A committee for the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors issued a much-...
|All is Well in NC
It is going to be a beautiful fall day in North Carolina, a terrific day to go out and vote. Kay Hagan is up by 4 % in the last two polls (Likely Voter) and is leading by 7 with registered voters. ...
|This is Hilarious!
We are running a phone bank for Kay Hagan out of our house. It is going great. Almost all the Democrats we call support Kay Hagan. Sometimes they need a little encouragement, but they say they ...
|North Carolina Weekend Numbers are Great!
The numbers for the weekend of early voting are in and, to quote Tony the Tiger, Threeeere Great! Using the numbers from ncvotetracker.com which is a project of the Civitas Institute: 48.4 % of ...
|A Beautiful North Carolina Day
Right now it feels like the very early light in the dawn before a great battle. But this, fortunately, is a battle of the ballot box. In the few counties publicly reporting, the numbers of voters ...
|Voting in Chapel Hill, NC Today
The wife and I voted today at 4pm, at the Seymour Senior Center in Chapel Hill and our son voted first thing in the day at the State Board Of Elections in Hillsborough, the county seat. This is ...
|Fox News is discouraging young women from voting
Huffingtonpost Reports: Fox News is discouraging young people from voting again, but this time the target is more specific: young women. "The Five" co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle said Tuesday that ...
|Only Democrats can Win the Senate in November
I am assuming the September momentum will carry on through election day in North Carolina (more later), Colorado, and Iowa. I am not concerned with New Hampshire, Shaheen seems to have that sewed ...
|Cutting Taxes Still doesn't Create Jobs -- NC Edition
If cutting taxes creates jobs then you would have to give a little time for the extremely wealthy to get off their asses (or more likely stay on them and make phone calls) and make all of those ...
|Getting Out the Vote
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: Now is the time for every Progressive and every Democrat to work to get out the vote. There are only three and a ...
|Winning the NC Senate
How do we in North Carolina take our state back? The good news is that progressives are motivated in 2014, we are running good candidates and everyone hates the Republicans in the legislature. I ...
|Thom Tillis -- the Stupid it Hurts
Thom Tillis is running for senate in North Carolina. Last year the GOP house, senate and governor initiated a "War on Teachers", cutting resources, teacher aids and trying to eliminate tenure. Now ...
|NC Tillis and GOP to Cut Health Care for the "Medically Needy" Aged, Blind and Disabled
What a brilliant, politically popular idea the NC Senate has come up with...a real winner: Cut healthcare funding for the medically needy aged, blind and disabled. Doesn't that have a real nice ...
|A local race with big implications for marriage equality in NC
Tonight is primary night in North Carolina and in one particular county, Orange, the home of UNC, there was a Democratic primary race for Registrar of Deeds. Now you might be asking yourself why is ...
|An Astroturf Idea
I clicked on the National Association for Gun Rights banner ad right here on Dailykos. I do that from time to time to transfer a penny from a right wing group to a progressive web page. The ...
|NC Koch Judgeship Steal Alert
North Carolina has a strange way of electing judges. Since judges are suppose to be "non-partisan" the primary is used to reduce the number of judges to the two that will contest the spot in the ...
|Team Mitch Website
I clicked on the ad for Team Mitch on this web site just because I do sometime. I may be wrong but I think that it transfers $.01 from some 1%er to Dailykos. If it doesn't don't tell me because I ...
|NC -- Most massive moral rally in the South since Selma!
Despite predictions of freezing rain, a record number of people of all ages came today to Raleigh for the Moral March (aka HKonJ) to protest the corrupt Republican Legislature and Governor that ...
|The Ted Cruzade and the GOP
Breaking: the GOP has a new anthem. It is the anthem of an age old crusade of angry young men who know the futility of their fight but just can't help themselves. To the barricades!!! One ...
|GOP AR Senator Accidentally Shoots Teacher
Yes we know that the GOP hates teachers, just as they hate government workers of all stripes. However, this was not a hate crime it was just a stupid. Arkansas state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson (R) is ...
|Our NC GOP Nannies
Fresh off of making it a felony for women to expose their nipples as a political protest, but not illegal to expose their nipples in a strip club and right after introducing a bill to establish a ...
|When is a Nipple not a Nipple?
NC Stupid – A Woman’s Breasts are for Men. OK fellow Kossacks, what is wrong with this bill? With the Republicans in charge of the state government we are off to the races to get “Big ...
|Allen West for Speaker?
Quick not really a diary, but it looks like Allen West of Florida is getting some votes. Democrats are praising Pelosi when they vote for her. It also looks like Cantor did not vote when it was ...
|An Every Vote Counts Story
One year, long ago, in a small rural New York village everyone running in the local election was running unopposed. The town prankster spent election day in the bar across the street and counted ...
|Ohio's Nightmare Voting Scenario
As reported by Cincinnati Enquirer Reporter Barry Horstman In an effort to convince the world that many if not most Republican politicitons are stupid: Under Secretary of State Jon Husted’s ...
|NC - Day Five Quick Note
Just a teaser before MattTX comes out with the next edition of his wonderful series of Diaries. African American votes (200,766) passed Republican votes (195,719). This is early voting and ...
|NC -- Day Two of Early Voting
Another beautiful day in North Carolina. A great day for all those thousands of Democratic canvassers who are going out to knock on doors today. 17 days before the election, during the great ...
|NC -- What a Difference a Day Makes
Yesterday the Republicans were leading in NC (absentee) 55.51% vs 26.32% for Democrats. That was 37,521 Republicans vs 17,792 Democrats with 12,184 Unaffiliated voters. 90.17% of these voters ...
|NC Voting -- Lines out the Door!
Especially in NC where the campaigns can find out that you have voted, an early vote is worth more. That is because we don't have to bother trying to get you to the polls. So if you live in NC, ...
|A Proof of Dark Energy
From time to time when I hear of an exciting astrophysics discovery I wait a day and see it reported on all over the main stream media. So when I saw that the current theory for Dark Energy had ...
So when Romney advertises on Dailykos how does Romney transfer his wealth to Dailykos? If they are paying for clicks, as I think they are, then we are all obligated to click the ad. You don't need ...
|What Debate? Gallup +1 Obama (50-45)
Short diary with good news. The Gallup Daily Tracking poll which includes one day after the debate has Obama ticking up one percentage point. Guess lying, bullying, flip flopping and drinking ...
|The Bounce Begins
From Gallups daily tracking polls: Obama Approval 52% +3 Obama Disapproval 43% -2 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION Obama 48% +1 Romney 45% -1 7-day rolling ...
|Quaker Meeting Expresses Opposition to NC Amendment 1
I would like to share with you a moving "Minute" against Amendment 1 to the North Carolina Constitution. A "Minute" is a written expression of the "sense" of the members of the entire meeting on ...
|Trump proves that Romney would be a Weak Leader
The most important job of the President of the United States is that of chief negotiator with other foreign leaders. Upon this skill rests the foundation of our national security. The President's ...
|Laid Off by Bain—My Story
In May of 1999, I went to work for Interpath, a “dot com” company owned by Carolina Power & Light. This local power utility formed Interpath in order to use its existing fiber optic network and ...
|Congratulations to Senator Burr
I can’t believe it but the Republicans are actually true to their word about fiscal discipline. By filibustering the entire defense spending bill and killing Obama’s tax cut plan we ...
|My Teabag Issue
I am mad a hell and I am not going to take it any more! Some nattering nabobs of negativism (and even some of those Democrats that we gave money to and supported) are plotting to take away my tax ...
|Gov. Jindal was Right! (And I was wrong)
When Governor Jindal said that the language in the stimulus bill was forcing him to change the Louisiana state unemployment law, I thought he was just blowing typical GOP smoke, but I was wrong and ...
|A Fair, Non-Regressive, Potentially Popular Gas/Carbon "Tax"
Taxing carbon and/or gas is a good idea. Carbon pollution is a hidden cost to society and should be a market factor. Market forces are the "best" way to direct the consuming public's choices. And ...
|If You Got a Little Money? It’s Time to Spend Some!
Most of us still have jobs, still have good jobs. Most of us didn't run up our credit cards or hit the home equity ATM. We are still in OK shape, but the tendency right now is to "save just a ...
|A Solution to Save a Good Idea
The purpose of a carbon tax is to save the environment, and by extension humankind, by reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and thereby slowing climate change. It can be implemented by taxing ...
|NC Early Voting Extended
The State Board of Elections is forcing commissioners in all counties to meet today to consider extending early voting hours from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, the last day of early voting.
|Obama Stole My Good Idea
It just seems like Obama stole every good idea that I have had for his campaign. Except his timing was way better. Like pointing out in Florida that McCain thinks Social Security is disgusting and ...
|My NC Voting Experience
It is a rare rainy day here, the students are on break so I expected my early voting experience to be kind of mellow. But there was a steady stream of voters, one arriving every minute or so. ...
|The 11th hour.
World War I was scheduled to end at the 11th hour of the 11th day of November (the 11th month) in 1918. At the very last minute every artillery gun on both sides of the conflict fired one last ...
|Why is it Always Women With Him?
Yes this diary should be a comment in the Recommended diary above, my apologies in advance. But every time McCain is a real jerk to a reporter it is always a woman. What is with that? Are all the ...
|Cindy's Excellent Adventure
Cindy Goes to War! Yep just in time for the Democratic Convention Cindy McCain is going to Geogia! Why you ask? To assess the civilian casualties due to the Russian invasion.
|Dream Catcher Family
I have always be bugged that the US taxpayer subsidized McCain's campaign plane which was owned by Cindy's corporation and all expenses were a tax write-off, but not only do we subsidize McCain's ...
I met an amazing woman at an Obama organization meeting. She is the county voter registration coordinator. She says carry your clip board everywhere (with an Obama bumper sticker on the back) and ...
|My NC Voting Experience
With "One Stop Early Voting and Registration" we here in the Tar Heel State can vote Monday through Saturday for over a week and a half. I work near the polling place so I usually go over sometime ...
|Watch a Candidate for President Lie
Check out this interview of Mick Huckabee: The Today Show Interview with Mike Huckabee "That floating cross is a bookshelf......
|War Tax/Carbon Tax Ideas
I thought what our Democratic Congress should have done the last time around when they "had" to vote to approve the additional war funding was at least spend the money in a "fiscally responsible/...
|Which Party is Fiscally Responsible?
Democratic candidates out raised Republicans by $30 million this quarter. But when it came to spending the funds, the GOP candidates spent like the foolish money wasters that they are.
|Sacrificing a Franklin ($100) for Freedom||NCJim||08/21/2006||3||3||-||2|
|Roe v. Wade and Originalism||NCJim||12/06/2005||9||3||1||-|
|Right wing war on Christmas||NCJim||12/02/2005||9||3||-||-|
|Plame, Rove, and grains of salt||NCJim||10/25/2005||7||1||-||-|
|Fitzgerald knew Libby was Judy's source||NCJim||10/24/2005||9||3||-||-|
|What did Democrats vote for in 2002?||NCJim||10/23/2005||26||12||1||5|
|Richard Cohen Does it Again||NCJim||10/20/2005||17||7||1||-|
|If you live in NC, NYT is free||NCJim||09/21/2005||3||3||-||-|
|Where are Richard Burr's sons?||NCJim||09/20/2005||6||5||-||-|
|Democrats on Roberts||NCJim||09/16/2005||1||1||-||-|
|Republicans and pregnant teens||NCJim||08/10/2005||27||4||-||-|
|Brooks and Will'- links||NCJim||05/05/2005||3||-||-||-|
|Brooks & Will write same column||NCJim||05/05/2005||8||1||-||-|
|Sample Living Will||NCJim||04/11/2005||3||1||-||-|
|Which is in "Crisis"?||NCJim||02/22/2005||1||-||-||-|
|Valentine's Day / Marriage Rights Day||NCJim||02/14/2005||4||1||-||-|
|Time to Start Writing Your Senator!||NCJim||01/07/2005||3||2||-||-|
|A Faith Based Initiative||NCJim||12/22/2004||4||2||-||-|
|From now on the deficit is to be known as the "Hidden Flat Tax".||NCJim||11/12/2004||5||3||-||-|
|Reclaim America Rally!||NCJim||11/01/2004||-||2||-||-|
|Keep Dem Voters at Polls! Bring flowers, chocolate and music to polling places.||NCJim||10/30/2004||5||6||-||-|
|New Bagdad Burning Blog Entry||NCJim||09/15/2004||6||11||-||-|
|Bush: The Child is Father to the Man||NCJim||09/14/2004||9||5||-||-|
|A New Plastic Turkey||NCJim||08/28/2004||5||-||-||-|
|A Castle of White||NCJim||08/27/2004||1||-||-||-|
|Why is the President against free speech?||NCJim||08/23/2004||5||-||-||-|
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