Tag Archives: North Carolina

NRA Website with Gun-friendly Ratings for 2014 Candidates

As next Tuesday’s mid-term election grows near, many are unsure of their candidate’s position on their right to own firearms for hobbies, hunting and defense. The NRA has a website that allows voters to see how their local candidates have and likely will vote on gun rights, hunter’s rights and basic American rights issues. Voters… Read More »

Democrats Protect NC Pistol Purchase Permits that Allow Felons to Buy Guns

North Carolina democrats push to safe-guard county revenues while allowing felons to purchase guns from local gun stores. North Carolina House Democrats are siding with the North Carolina Sheriff’s Association in an attempt to block NC HB937. The bill was voted up by a 31-14 margin in the State Senate. The bill requires the elimination… Read More »

Acorn-Affiliated Blueprint NC Puts A Hit On State’s Republican Leadership

The war of ideas is alive and well. In North Carolina, it’s taken a vicious turn,with progressives targeting the state’s Republican leadership and Governor Pat McCrory, who was elected in 2012.  Spearheading this effort is a 501 (c)(3) group known as Blueprint NC, which, according to their website: is a partnership of public policy, advocacy, and… Read More »

The Obama Effect: Another Touted Business Closes

At a January 2012 jobs forum President Obama talked about the opportunities for new businesses to grow and expand here in the United States. In particular the president highlighted a new manufacturing company based in North Carolina. Lincolnton Furniture was praised for bringing jobs back to the United States. Lincolnton owner Bruce Cochrane even sat… Read More »

Divided We Stand: Echoing Calls To Secede From The Union

Yes, you read that correctly. Your eyes are not deceiving you. Divided We Stand. In less than a week since this nation re-elected Barack Obama, there are calls from numerous States to secede from The United States of America. We are no longer a United Nation. We are very much a Divided Nation. Many are… Read More »

2012 DNC Platform and Israel

From Daniel Harper at The Weekly Standard: An Obama campaign official confirmed to THE WEEKLY STANDARD that President Obama “personally” intervened to alter the Democratic platform to include a reference to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The new platform, adopted this evening at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, now includes pro-Israel language that the… Read More »

DNC Benediction Has No Mention of Israel

Last night, amid the controversy over the official DNC platform, Rabbi David Wolpe offered the closing benediction, but excluded Jerusalem and all of Israel itself. Here is Wolpe’s prayer: Dear God, we are grateful that our nation is founded on the highest principles of freedom and resourcefulness and creativity and ever-renewed strength. And we understand… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 3

9 a.m.-10 a.m.: Morning Prayer Gathering (Room 211AB/212AB). 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Caucus Session 1. Women’s Caucus (Ballroom ABC). 2 p.m.-4 p.m.: Caucus Session 3. Rural Council (Room 203AB). 11:35 a.m.: First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will speak at the Women’s Caucus Meeting. 11:45 a.m.: International Leaders Forum: Madeleine Albright; Michele Flournoy; Jack… Read More »

Charles Krauthammer “Didn’t Buy a Line” of Michelle Obama’s 2012 DNC Speech

Following first-lady Michelle Obama’s speech last night, nationally syndicated Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer, he displayed his displeasure with the speech, saying he “didn’t buy a line of it.” Obama’s speech began with the account of her and Barack’s early life as a couple, and how they became the couple they are today. In the speech,… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 2

Day two of the DNC is packed full just as yesterday was. Here is the full line-up of events happening today: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (LOCAL) Call to Order The Honorable Antonio R. Villaraigosa Chair of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee Mayor of Los Angeles, California Invocation Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, 10th Episcopal… Read More »

DNC Schedule: Day 1

Day 1 of the DNC is full of events and speakers. Here is the full list of todays events: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Morning Prayer Gathering (Room 211AB/212AB). 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Caucus Session 1. Women’s Caucus (Ballroom ABCD). 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. R+D and America’s Energy Outlook. Moderator: Amy Harder, Energy… Read More »

Billy Graham Released From Hospital After a Two Day Stay

Billy Graham was released from an Asheville, North Carolina hospital today after a two-day stent there, while being treated for bronchitis. “Mr. Graham had a quick recovery and responded very well to his treatment,’’ said Daniel Fertel, a pulmonologist at the MissionHospital in Asheville, N.C. “Despite this illness, he remains remarkably healthy for a 93-year-old… Read More »

North Carolina Joins Fracknation

After what one Democrat calls an accidental vote, North Carolina will join most modern states in the 21st century energy boom sweeping the nation. No, not solar or wind – a resurgence in new production of oil and gas in the United States. Using “fracking”, oil and gas producers are able to collect petroleum and… Read More »