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GOP Overlords Rule with Handcuffs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

While styling themselves as defenders of the constitution and protectors of individual rights, hardline GOPers, in practice, protect their own power and position by violating the Constitution and denying individuals their rights. Just take North Carolina for example.

NC Governor Pat McCrory Says Economics Is 'Too Complex' for Journalists to Understand

Yuna Shin | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics
Yuna Shin

Pat McCrory, the Republican governor of North Carolina, won't be able to count on journalists in his state, or anywhere else in the country for that m...

NC State Senate Race Gets Downright Personal: Thom Goolsby's Wife Defends Husband in Ad

Yuna Shin | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Yuna Shin

So far Thom Goolsby has called Deb Butler an "anarchist," "too liberal," and "job killer" among other names. Now Goolsby has taken this race to a very personal level.