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This was Moral Monday 18. This one was a “Youth” led event complaining about SB 589 also known as VIVA. The turn out was the biggest event ever! About two dozen turned out from the looks of the ABC 11 shot:
#MoralMonday 18 underway at Baptist church on Wilmington #NAACP #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/qzISocX73o
— AngelicaAlvarezABC11 (@AlvarezABC11) September 16, 2013
Protest Fatigue or have they worn out their welcome like Occupy? Maybe both.
I found two live streams of the event and both kept the camera zoomed in on the speaker. When they did pan, all 3 or so dozen people were clapping wildly and I am including the throng around the podium in that assessment. (Stream 1, Stream 2)
By the way, Reverend Barber got up last and went on to talk about the Birmingham bombing. Barber went on to say that the blood of those 4 girls who were murdered in Birmingham 50 years ago was now on the hands of the members of the NCGA, Speaker Tillis and Governor McCrory. Continue reading
In my travels this morning, I spied an article at New Republic about Public Policy Polling entitled, There’s Something Wrong With America’s Premier Liberal Pollster – The problem with PPP’s methodology. The article points out that PPP has been deleting questions to avoid criticism, following no consistent methodology, bad sampling and, in essence, weighting questions to get the results they like.
Excerpts with emphasis added:
After examining PPP’s polls from 2012 and conducting a lengthy exchange with PPP’s director, I’ve found that PPP withheld controversial elements of its methodology, to the extent it even has one, and treated its data inconsistently….. Continue reading
There’s been a bit of a stir about the pay raises of two NC DHHS employees in the last week or so. The entire story, to me, seems like a giant deflection play by various groups who lost argument about the education budget. At any rate, this past week, the AP was reporting that these positions were never “posted”. I had a suspicion as to why these positions were raised they way they were, so I did some poking around and digging.
I reached out to a few sources who know how state employment works and did a little bit of reading over at OSP. Here’s the link, in case someone out there needs to research: ARTICLE 1 – Chapter 126 – State Personnel Act.pdf
I’m going to break down the article addressing the big things one at a time; my findings are in bold. Via CBS Charlotte: Continue reading