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Occupy Monday GA – Chant-tastic!

They waved signs made on bed sheets and generally channeled Occupy Wallstreet by chanting: “The people united will never be defeated!”
Occupy Monday GA => “Hundreds” chanting: The people united will never be defeated! http://t.co/OBEfzDC2EM | Veooz 360 http://t.co/JH4Lvw5saT

— LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) April 20, 2014 Continue reading

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NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Updates

For those following along, I’ve been outlining and looking into the Supreme Court races in North Carolina this year.

The NC Supreme Court Races
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race
NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Part 2

I have some updates to report. I have received some communications from Justice Martin and from Judge Lewis. With regard to some of the media reports I recounted in the article NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race, Judge Lewis weighed in. Continue reading

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Atkinson Accuses Common Core Opposition Of “Bearing False Witness”

This past Wednesday, an attempt at a town hall for “Friends of Education” was held at Cox Mills High School in Cabarrus County. In the previous article, I touched on the comments made by Dr. Atkinson and said I would follow-up with more in another article. This is that article. For more details read: Town Hall Or Campaign Event?

Here’s a brief summary to bring readers up to speed:

Citizens who attended reported to me that in addition to a 15 minute speech by NC State Superintendent Dr. Atkinson followed by a short question and answer session, the event was begun with a campaign speech by Democrat Earle Schecter. Mr. Schecter made claims directly attacking his opponent Rep. Larry Pittman. This political speech identifying and attacking his opponent arguably qualify this “town hall” a campaign event. The public was notified of this “town hall” in the local online paper the day before, yet Democrats in the area were aware as early as April 5th. No Republican candidates were present or invited.

I also gave a quick look at a few of the comments made by Dr. Atkinson. This is where we pick up. The Independent Tribune has an article up, but it misses quite a bit of what was reported to me by attendees and instead, goes mostly with the teacher pay issue. Read it here, I’ll be referencing it later on. Continue reading

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NC Supreme Court Races: Chief Justice Race Part 2

In the past week, I’ve been covering the NC Supreme Court races. In the first installment, I laid out who the candidates were and talked briefly about some last-minute changes to the line ups in those races. In the second installment, I covered one of the candidates running for the Chief Justice position – Judge Ola Lewis. This article will deal with the other candidate running for the Chief Justice spot, Sr. Associate Justice Mark Martin. Continue reading

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Town Hall Or Campaign Event?

Update: Welcome, Carolina Plott Hound Readers! On Wednesday evening at Cox Mills High School, there was a town hall meeting held. Or was it a Democrat campaign event? Hard to tell since it opened with a campaign speech yet closed … Continue reading

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