Category Archives: News and Observer

Context Is Everything. What Newton Said and What He Meant. [Video] – #HB2

An article by Colin Campbell reads, NC Republicans embrace pro-HB2 religious groups; Democrats distant from NAACP’s Barber.

I am not sure if Campbell realizes how hilarious that headline is to the majority reading it. It’s like saying water is wet and Democrats are allergic to their own dirt.

The article is mainly about the Pro-HB2 rally. Near the end it highlights that Senator Buck Newton spoke at that HB2 Support Rally on Monday, April 25th.

Local media, like Campbell, is making hay over Newton’s comments in an attempt to boost his opponent in the NC Attorney General’s race — former Senator Josh Stein.

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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News Observer’s Fact Check on Teacher Pay Misses A Big Point

The headline at News and Observer reads, Teacher pay above $50,000 still wouldn’t be NC’s best ever.

Oh, really? Let’s rate this claim. Continue reading

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PolitifactNC Gets Its ‘First Pants On Fire’ – #ncpol #hb2

Friday evening, the News and Observer’s Will Doran decided a tweet sent out by Lt. Governor Dan Forest was worth doing a fact check on.

Someone’s pants are on fire here, but it’s not the Lt. Governor’s. Continue reading

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