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Comey Fired By President Trump
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Comey Fired By President Trump

Apparently, James Comey, the FBI Director, has been canned by President Donald Trump according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer UPDATE: Rumors are obviously flying all over the place but the major reason why Trump let Comey go was because of his mishandling of Hillary Clinton’s email case.  No seriously… Rosenstein wrote in the...

Healthcare Reform Optimism
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Healthcare Reform Optimism

Despite the medias and everyone best attempt to paint the GOP’s plan to reform healthcare as DOA. It turns out the GOP may get along much better than anyone anticipated… House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has already been working with Senate Republicans on what changes House conservatives could live with, knowing that the...

More Proof PC Culture HELPED Kill ESPN
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More Proof PC Culture HELPED Kill ESPN

Two weeks ago we had the great piece by Clay Travis who argued that ESPN’s ambition to become MSNBC in hopes of slowing the listener exit actually hastened the decline of the network… Middle America wants to pop a beer and listen to sports talk, they don’t want to be lectured about why Caitlyn Jenner...

Fake Drop
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Fake Drop

The News & Observer thinks President Trump is having a rough start to his presidency.  This is probably true however there choice of proof is pretty laughable.  Elon recently released a poll highlighting Trump’s poor approval numbers… Trump was elected in November with 49.9 percent of the vote in North Carolina, but today only 41.6...

Trump’s Bad Bluffs
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Trump’s Bad Bluffs

The GOP has offered a new plan to ensure the government stays open and it does not include funding for a wall… A new Republican bid to keep the government open past Friday includes no fresh money for the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, diminishing the chances of a last-minute spending fight....

Censorship Spreads
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Censorship Spreads

Conservatives favorite saying when it comes to college students is usually something along the lines of “wait till they get to the real world.”  This is usually in reference to the insane babying that happens on college campuses by bureaucrats who capture these young adults in some sort of time warp where they are adult enough...

Are Parent & Student Loans the Next Bubble?
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Are Parent & Student Loans the Next Bubble?

For a few years now, I’ve been adamantly drawing attention to the student loan/debt pile that is mounting in our nation. In fact, I’ve dedicated the last year of my graduate schooling to looking at this effect on North Carolina (more on that to come soon). What we have though, is far worse than the...

Is the GOP Losing by Winning?
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Is the GOP Losing by Winning?

A new WaPo/ABC News poll was all the rage today as it showed what everyone already knew. President Donald Trump is unpopular with everyone but those who voted for him.  Despite a few issues, President Trump maintains the worst approval/disapproval rating of any President in modern history… The president’s approval rating stands at 42 percent,...

Is a Wilmington City Councilman a corporate shill?
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Is a Wilmington City Councilman a corporate shill?

The debate continues in Wilmington to decide what should be done about short-term rentals.  Yesterday the Wilmington city council met and a solution doesn’t seem ay closer than it has in the past… At Monday’s agenda-review meeting, the council was presented with the planning department’s recommendations on how to move the long-simmering issue forward. Proponents of...

Facebook: Just Say No
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Facebook: Just Say No

As missiles were launched into Syrian airspace, my Facebook feed once again reminded me exactly how alone I really am in the political sphere. Some were cheering on dropping bombs while others were make strange rationalizations that Trump committing these acts was somehow different than when Obama did so over the previous eight years. Foreign...