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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 District First Woman Elected Bishop ...

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Rock the Red Event Is “Still On”

Just days after we reported that ‘Rock the Red’ was cancelled, event organizers say the event is still on. According to the Rock the Red Facebook page, the event is expected to be held at the Hunter Farms in Weddington, North Carolina which is just outside of Charlotte, on Wednesday, September the 5th. Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., ...

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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 and Environment correspondent, National Journal. ...

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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 man.’’ He has since returned ...

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Rock the Red: The Conservative Alternate to the DNC

In just a few weeks time, Democrats will be invading Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention. The ‘Queen City’ will no doubt be invaded by mobs of blue, but Conservatives are planning their own alternative to the DNC. In an event that will feature many key Conservative Speakers and Conservative country artists, Rock the Red is sure to ...

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North Carolina Joins Fracknation

North Carolina overrides Purdue veto on fracking

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 natural gas from formations previously ...

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North Carolina’s Governor Vetoes Gas Exploration Bill

North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have opened the door to shale gas exploration in that state. For the second time in the last two years, Governor Purdue has stalled efforts by the Republican-led legislature to foster gas exploration in the tarheel state. In a message about the veto, Perdue said that while she supports ...

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Profile in Determination:Teen Goes from Homeless to Harvard

via the Today Show – Dawn Loggins is a high school senior. In the fall, she’ll join hundreds of other freshman at Harvard University. But Dawn won’t be just any Harvard freshman. The North Carolina teen received her acceptance letter after being evicted from her home, abandoned by both her parents, and taken in by a team of caring adults from ...

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North Carolina: Non-Citizens Voting

H/T The Blaze James O’Keefe and Project Veritas’ latest video exposes non-citizens voting in North Carolina, ballots for dead voters being offered, and even an Election Judge “only upholding part of the Constitution”.

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Reporter Blows the Lid Off DNC “Secret Media Meeting”

The Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, N.C. this year. As The Charlotte Observer reports, the DNC committee has decided to shorten the 2012 national convention from 4 days to three, and has also decided to move the events to Charlotte’s two biggest outdoor arenas, Bank of America Stadium and Charlotte Motor Speedway. On Thursday, Mark Washburn, also ...

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Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina Viewed as Best States for Business

California, New York and Illinois Ranked as Worst for Business NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Texas, North Carolina and South Carolina are viewed as having the best business climates among the 50 states, according to a new survey of U.S. corporate executives released here today. The poll pinpointed California, New York and Illinois as the U.S. states with the least favorable business climates. Conducted by Development Counsellors International (DCI) every ...

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Changing the Gun Laws in North Carolina – Part I

It all started with an article at Conservative Daily News by Benjamin Wallace. Ben’s post described how Florida state lawmakers were able to remove overly-burdensome local regulations on gun ownership through state action. I realized that my State had a similar problem and perhaps could take advantage of a similar remedy. In North Carolina, it is legal to purchase a handgun after ...

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Jeb Bush Signs Right On Crime Statement of Principles

Joins Ed Meese, Grover Norquist, Bill Bennett, and dozens of conservative leaders supporting conservative criminal justice reforms AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Jeb Bush, the first Republican to be elected to consecutive terms as Governor of Florida, is the newest signatory of the Right On Crime statement of principles, which aligns the conservative agenda on criminal justice reform with long-standing conservative principles such as accountability, ...

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Tragedy Should Be A Teaching Moment

I live in North Carolina. Newbern and a few other communities are underwater and need help. This site made a contribution and  I also did from my personal funds. I then turned to my children and asked them what they they thought they should do. My youngest is six and doesn’t fully understand money. Her answer was “ten”. I reminded ...

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Hurricane Irene Update: Downgraded, Deadly

*Updated 11am 8/28* Irene, now a tropical storm, made her 1st landfall at Cape Lookout, North Carolina at about 7:30am EDT Saturday with winds of 115mph. The storm then traveled up the east coast, made landfall at Little Egg Inlet, NJ, then moved through the greater New York City area at barely hurricane wind levels of 75mph. The storm now ...

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