Why you should vote!

Women made up 54% of the early voters, according to “NC Nears End of 2014’s In Person Early Voting”, 10/31/14.  This is interesting, since women make up 54% of registered voters in NC.  I thought the stats for women would be higher, since women’s bodies and support programs and income were targeted in so many legislative billsContinue reading “Why you should vote!”

Moral Monday on May 19th – Be There or Be Square!

First Moral Monday in Raleigh is Monday, May 19 at Halifax Mall.  So much to cover – teachers are leaving NC in droves!  NC’s budget was designed to fail – and is failing spectacularly ($445 in the hole by June 30, 2014 plus more)!  The leadership of the NCGA just changed the rules of buildingContinue reading “Moral Monday on May 19th – Be There or Be Square!”

Burr holding up confirmation process on judge he recommended, letter to N&O

Mar 30, 2014 NC Senator Richard Burr is blocking the nomination of Jennifer May-Parker as U.S. District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The position has been vacant since Dec. 2005, over eight years. Newsweek Magazine reported “the Eastern District of North Carolina is officially classified as aContinue reading “Burr holding up confirmation process on judge he recommended, letter to N&O”