Tag: North Carolina

PodcastTavern Voices

Episode 7 – You Can Be Anderson, I’ll Be Stormy

On this episode, Kevin and Tyler ask: Is Grand Theft Lettuce a deportable offense? Is it quiet sleeping in a funeral home? Are male enhancement websites the downfall of Western democratic elections? And much, much more. This news-packed edition will ...
Kevin King

North Carolina and America’s Redistricting Problem

The battle continues to loom over North Carolina’s redistricting process. In the most recent chapter of the saga, a federal three-judge panel struck down NC’s congressional maps as a product of political gerrymandering. After being thrown out though, there isn’t ...
PodcastTavern Voices

Episode 6 – Tariffs & Bumble Guns

Does Tyler talk to women? Does Kevin understand economics? Will the podcast tariff kill Tavern Voices? On the 20th anniversary of The Big Lebowski, The Dudes Abide. Kevin and Tyler also tackle Bumble’s new anti-gun policy, sexual misconduct in NC, ...
BlogKevin King

Cooper wants your taxes higher

As if Governor Cooper couldn’t get more out of touch with the average North Carolinian, he took one more stab at it. This time taking aim at the take-home pay of the average hard working taxpayer. “Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ...
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Half-measures won’t work when it comes to fixing the mess ...

The following is a guest post by Stephen Kent. Americans disagree on a lot these days, but one opinion unites the majority of the country: Washington lacks courage. One group with a unique perspective on the tumult in D.C. is ...
BlogTyler Cralle

Some in GOP Still Fighting Gay Marriage

This is quite possibly the most frivolous bill I have ever seen filed by a Republican… House Bill 780 is titled “Uphold Historical Marriage Act,” and is sponsored by some of the House’s most conservative legislators. They frequently file bills that ...
Kevin King

Target’s Billion Dollar Gamble on HB2

Much has been said about the economic impact of the bill formerly known as HB2 on North Carolina. Businesses turned away, the NCAA drew a line in the sand, and all was a disaster. Or so that’s how it was ...
BlogTyler Cralle

Gov & AG Move to End Voter ID Appeal

Many people have been wondering when, or if, this was going to happen.  I guess they got their answer Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein have taken steps to withdraw North Carolina’s appeal of a controversial voting rights ...
Tyler Cralle

Gottfried Fired

Looks like the rumor mill was right, Mark Gottfried is out at NC State, North Carolina State head men’s basketball coach Mark Gottfried will not return next season, WRAL confirmed Thursday. Gottfried, who owns a 122-82 record in five-plus seasons ...
Tyler Cralle

Good Behavior Gets $9 million

Despite some negative press in the southeastern North Carolina region about the current film grant program.  It appears that we have some takers, The second season of TNT’s ‘Good Behavior’ is eligible to receive a grant amount of $9 million ...